Heart & Soul Fall Fundrive PRIZE DRAW WINNERS!!

Fall Fundrive Prize Draw Winners   1st Prize- Programmer Donation Complete set of Ladies Cobra right handed golf clubs with NIKE golf bag, golf umbrella and one dozen colourful golf balls value of 500$ WINNER: Doris None 2ND Prize- programmer Donation Complete set of Men’s Teardrop left handed gold clubs with matching gold bag and […]

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam (rest in peace)

It is with great sadness that we have to report the recent passing of one of our original show hosts and friend Fergus Foley. His show Third Stone from the Sun was heard for the first 10 years of CHLY’s existence (plus another year on the internet before we got our license). Every week he took us on a folk/world trip around the globe.
Our deep condolences to his family and loved ones. He will be missed.
Slán agus beannacht leat Fergus
(Gaelic: Goodbye and blessings on you )

As our way of honouring his memory we will be playing highlights of his work on Third Stone on Saturdays from 2pm – 4pm until the end of the year.

California Reggae Band BURNT shows their CHLY Love!!

Did you get to hear California reggae band BURNT live on Redzone Reggae back in early summer? If you missed it don’t worry because the band had such an amazing time they decided to make a live album based on the experience they had here at CHLY! Check it out and download it for yourself! http://www.burntmusic.com/burnt-backstage.html […]

Programming Update!

    Programming Update   Hey all you awesome CHLY listeners, supporters of community campus radio and public voices! If you haven’t heard yet exciting changes have been happening on our airwaves this summer!   Monday night dance parties on CHLY every week from 8pm-1am! Starting it off is the Laurent Schark Selections hailing from […]

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Notice of Special General Meeting

The RMS board of directors recently voted to hold a special general meeting for the unprecedented task of removing a member from the Society’s board of directors.

The resolution to be voted on states: “Be it resolved that Joani Isberg-Herron be removed from the board of directors of the Radio Malaspina Society”.

This special general meeting has been scheduled for 7:00 PM on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at the Coast Bastion Inn, 11 Bastion Street, Nanaimo, BC.

Gordon Bibby
Radio Malaspina Society

When: Tuesday August 12, 2014
When: 6:30PM
Where: Acme Restaurant meeting room (downstairs)
This and all board meetings are open to the public for observation. If you have business or concerns to bring to the board please provide details in writing (mail slot at the station) or email (board@chly.ca) at least 7 days before the meeting to allow board members time to research the issue or business you bring foreward. New business not following this procedure will be considered only if there is time.
All committee and staff reports should be submitted 7 days prior to the meeting as well.

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Lois Lane Lunch Break- Summer Concert Series

The CHLY Lois Lane Lunch Break Summer Music Series China Steps, Downtown nanaimo Thursday Noon-2pm June 5th- August 28th The Downtown Nanaimo Business Improvement Assoiciation and CHLY are transforming the city’s historic China Steps into a vibrant green park space. To celebrate we are hosting a series of lunchtime music concerts! This fun, festive summertime […]

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Advertising Sales Position

This full time, or part time, selling opportunity, is available to a self-motivated, organized, and public relations oriented person. CHLY radio sales offers the opportunity for smaller, local businesses to be able to advertise to Nanaimo and the other areas CHLY Radio serves, including the Gulf Islands.
Click on the headline to read all the details.

“A new radio show featuring heritage, language and music from Central Vancouver Island’s culturally rich aboriginal groups will launch this May.

The program, being called Si’em’ nu Ts’lhhwulmuhw (meaning “my fellow native people” in the Hul’qumi’num language), aims to educate the public on culture and history from Nanaimo’s three area First Nations: Snuneymuxw, Stz’uminus and Snaw-Naw-As (Nanoose).”

-Click the headline to find the link to the full Nanaimo Daily News article

Thanks to CHEK TV for the nice feature on Gord’s last show:


(copy the url into your browser or click the red title to go to the post and click the link there)

Thanks for all the tunes Gord.

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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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CHLY Wish List

CHLY 101.7fm in Nanaimo, a listener-supported, volunteer-driven community-based campus radio station, is always willing to consider donations from the community. Volunteer labour is a key to our survival, since it is through member volunteers’ donations of their time that we are able to function with a small budget. We are able to turn each dollar […]

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.