Canadian Country Spotlight
Ted Roop presents the One-hour Canadian Country Spotlight™ Program
Is a weekly, music driven, foreground style program that will provide our radio partners with 52 weeks of original & unique programming featuring the best in established and new emerging Canadian country talent. The show will spotlight one Canadian country artist each week and provide a minimum of 10 Cancon songs per show highlighted by original and engaging artist interview content.
Each program includes a five-minute Nashville 90 segment featuring an original, non-re-purposed interview clip & song from an international country music star.
“Spotlight Trivia”: 3 winners picked from across Canada each week. Prizing - a copy of the featured artist's CD plus a free one-year subscription to Country Music News. In addition, 300 free single downloads of the week's featured artist will be available through the Canadian Country Spotlight website on a first come, first serve basis.
Liard Aboriginal Women's Society Receives Up to $1 Million to Combat Gender-Based Violence
The Liard Aboriginal Women's Society has received up to one million dollars from the Canadian government to help Indigenous women combat gender-based violence in their community.
CHON-FM Covers Aircraft Fire Retardant Training at Whitehorse Air Tanker Base
CHON-FM was at the Whitehorse air tanker base to cover a practice involving transferring fire retardant from tanks into a Lougheed Electra L-188 aircraft. The fire retardant was then dumped onto the tarmac.
Caribou Days About to Get Underway in Old Crow
Multiple events will be occurring over the weekend as part of Caribou Days in Old Crow, including ceremonial activities around the importance of the regional porcupine caribou herd, the signing of a management plan and a declaration to signal the start of a climate change emergency in the community.