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Winnipeg Goldeyes Extend Broadcast Partnership with CJNU

Winnipeg Goldeyes Extend Broadcast Partnership with CJNU

Winnipeg Goldeyes LogoThe Winnipeg Goldeyes have extended their radio partnership with 93.7 FM CJNU through the 2020 season.

The renewed agreement will see CJNU broadcast all spring training, regular season, and potential playoff games on 93.7 FM in Winnipeg.

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Golden West Radio Sorry for Running Ad That Downplayed Residential Schools

Golden West Radio Sorry for Running Ad That Downplayed Residential Schools

By The Canadian Press

Residential Schools
Historical books detailing residential schools released by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission sit on a table as the commission releases an interim report during a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday, February 24, 2012. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

STEINBACH, Man. — A company that operates a chain of radio stations is apologizing for running a paid advertisement that downplayed the effect of the residential school system on Indigenous people.

Manitoba-based Golden West says the one-time program produced by the Frontier Centre For Public Policy was broadcast on some of its radio stations in Saskatchewan.

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Humboldt Station Hires Winnipeg Broadcaster as New Play-by-Play Voice

Humboldt Station Hires Winnipeg Broadcaster as New Play-by-Play Voice

By Ryan McKenna, The Canadian Press

Rory McGouran
Rory McGouran is shown during the Humboldt Broncos’ home opener in Humboldt, Sask., on Wednesday, Sept.12, 2018 against the Nipawin Hawks. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Rory McGouran)

HUMBOLDT, Sask. – A plan to bring hockey broadcasters in from across the country to call Humboldt Broncos games this season will not go ahead.

Instead, local radio station CHBO Bolt FM has hired an up-and-coming Winnipeg broadcaster to take over for Tyler Bieber, its play-by-play voice who was killed along with 15 others in last April’s Broncos bus crash.

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Dave Wheeler Fired from 92.1 CITI Over Controversial Remarks

Dave Wheeler Fired from 92.1 CITI Over Controversial Remarks

Dave Wheeler
Dave Wheeler has been fired from 92.1 CITI after ‘multiple disciplinary incidents,’ the station says. (TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — Radio host Dave Wheeler has been fired from 92.1 CITI following controversial comments he made this week regarding the transgender community.

The host of “Wheeler in the Morning” made the comments on Monday comparing transgender people to actors who “pretend to be different things.” Wheeler was suspended on Tuesday and Rogers Media has since ended its relationship with him.

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McNabb Set to Join 680 CJOB Morning Show

McNabb Set to Join 680 CJOB Morning Show

Lauren McNabb
Lauren McNabb (TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — 680 CJOB is adding to its morning show later this summer with veteran broadcast journalist Lauren McNabb.

The experienced co-anchor of Global News at 6 will join Greg Mackling and Brett Megarry weekday mornings from 6-10 a.m. CT beginning August 22. Both stations are owned by Corus Entertainment.

McNabb originally joined Global Winnipeg in 2000 and was promoted to Global National’s Manitoba correspondent three years later. She went on to work out of the network’s Toronto bureau in 2005 before returning to her home province in 2011 as producer and host of “Focus Manitoba.” In 2016, she joined Heather Steele as co-anchor of Global News at 6.

Corus Hires New Program Director for Power 97, Peggy @ 991

Corus Hires New Program Director for Power 97, Peggy @ 991

Don Kollins
Corus Radio Winnipeg program director Don Kollins (HANDOUT)

Corus Radio has hired a new program director to lead its Winnipeg FM stations, including Power 97 and Peggy @ 991.

Don Kollins brings more than 25 years of industry experience to the position, working in multiple formats as promotions director, music director, and program director with companies such as Rawlco Radio, Rogers Communications, and most recently with Entercom Communications in San Francisco, California.

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