Next Board Meeting Feb. 15, 2016

The next board meeting will be Feb. 15, 2016 at the Painted Turtle Guest House (121 Bastion St, Nanaimo) meeting room. Call to order at 6pm. *NOTE* Changed from Feb. 08 due to Family Day Holiday.


Top 30 plays for the week ending Jan. 19, 2016

Top 3: (to see the rest click the headline)
1 DAVID BOWIE Blackstar (Columbia)
2 GLEN FOSTER GROUP* Leaving The Lagoon (rescue records)
3 DAVID GOGO* Vicksburg Call (Cordova Bay)


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First Charts of 2016

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1 GLEN FOSTER GROUP* Leaving The Lagoon (rescue records)
2 DAVID GOGO* Vicksburg Call (Cordova Bay)
3 AWKWARD A/C* Awkward A/C (Self-Released)


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Next Board Meeting Jan. 11, 2016

The next board meeting will be Jan. 11, 2016 at the Painted Turtle Guest House (121 Bastion St, Nanaimo) meeting room. Call to order at 6pm.


Adam Barron, host of The Moon Room show on CHLY and a certified yoga instructor, and OmTown Yoga (www.omtown.ca) presented a series of yoga sessions the proceeds of which were donated to CHLY. The total proceeds came to $496.65!! A greatly appreciated addition to our fund drive total. Many thanks to Adam and to OmTown […]


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Next Board of Directors Meeting

The next BOD meeting will be in the Painted Turtle Guest House (121 Bastion St.) meeting room Dec. 14 at 7pm.


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Thanks to everyone who contributed to our fall fundraising efforts. We really do appreciate each and every dollar donated and we strive to stretch them as far as we can. Thanks also to those who donated tickets and gift certificates and CDs to giveaway.

It is still not too late to donate and get in on our prize draws. All donations received by Nov. 16 will get into our prize draws.

We will hold the draws between What’s Next and Road Poets, right around noon give or take a few minutes.

Again thank you all, we cannot stay on the air without your support.


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Rhythm’a’ning host wins Stiletto Award

Host and producer Kerilie McDowall from the jazz and improvised music radio show Rhythm’a’ning, has been awarded a 2016 Woman of Distinction Award at the inaugural Stiletto Awards.
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Congratulations to the Si’em’ nu Ts’ Ihhwulmuhw team for winning NCRA’s Neskie Award for Aboriginal Affairs and Culture Programming. The award was presented June 6, 2015 at the awards gala at the annual National Campus/Community Radio Association convention, taking place in Halifax,NS.

The citation reads: “The winner of this award had a submission that truely impressed the judges. They felt it was truely a show for the communities and very important for connecting and continuing traditions in villages…Clearly this show means a lot and carries a great importance to the producers.”

Congratulations to Natasha`Bob of Snaw Naw As, Geraldine Manson of Snuneymuxw, Devin Pielle of Tla-Amin nation and Lawrence Mitchell of Snaw naw As and Buffi David of Stz“minus, and Kenny Brault.
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Librarians on the Radio recognized with an award

Librarians on the Radio, a recurring segment on Changes (except when they run the whole show like today) has been recognized by the BCLA. Click through to see the whole story or get the link to the VIRL website.


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Purchase a “mention” on CHLY 101.7 FM

A CHLY mention is a 10-12 second recorded segment in which listeners can have almost any message they want broadcast once a week. An example message could be

“This hour is brought to you by John Tesh. Reminding you that easy listening music is the only way to go.”

Local business can also purchase a mention as well. An example message could be.

“This hour is brought to you by, John’s Plumbing on Texada Island. Specializing in removing the crap from your toilette. Call John at 555-555-5555”

Some restrictions apply. For more details please email sales@chly.ca or call 250 716 3410


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The Radio Malaspina Society

The people of Radio Malaspina (CHLY 101.7 FM) are committed to engaging our listeners with an inclusive, intelligent and innovative alternative media experience. We encourage personal responsibility in all levels of community. We are a campus- and community-supported forum and stage for the voices of Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, the Islands and beyond.


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