CFEQ-FM Move To Classical Music Format

CFEQ-FM Move To Classical Music Format

Media Release

October 19, 2012

Winnipeg, MB: Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. is pleased to announce the submission of an application to the CRTC to move CFEQ-FM to a classical music format!

Winnipeg has an active and vibrant arts community that boasts an astonishing array of nationally and internationally recognized cultural organizations. The new local FM radio service will provide a primarily classical music format, with a classical jazz component to serve this growing demographic.

“This new classical format on our 100,000 watt station will enhance this legacy for the City of Winnipeg,” says Elmer Hildebrand, CEO of Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.

“Winnipeg is a very cosmopolitan city with a rich heritage of various musical genres. The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Manitoba Opera, The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and the Manitoba Theatre Centre plus many other groups provide a very rich cultural community in Winnipeg. Golden West has been an avid supporter and promoter of classical music from radio stations in Altona, Steinbach and Boissevain.”

Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. has a strong reputation for community involvement and will continue to support local artists, music programs and the performing arts while keeping the community up-to-date and informed both on-air and online.

About Golden West Broadcasting: Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. operates 40 radio stations and 16 online community portals in Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta and has a well-established reputation for supporting the communities they serve both on and off the air.


For Additional Information, Please Contact:

Elmer Hildebrand
Chief Executive Officer
Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.

Lyndon Friesen
Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.

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