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City of license Kahnawake, Quebec
Broadcast area Montreal, Quebec
Branding 89.9 KIC Country Montreal
Slogan Independent Radio
Frequency 89.9 MHz (FM)
Format country
ERP 610 watts
Former frequencies 106.7 MHz (pirate)
Owner KKIC Radio
(Brian Moon)

CKKI-FM (89.9 KiC Country Montreal), is a Canadian radio station in the Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, near Montreal, Quebec which operates at 89.9 MHz/FM. The station currently airs a country music format. Its on-air studios are located on Route 207, with production studios in Mercier.[1] Competition comes from French Talk/Country radio station CJMS 1040 AM and American station WVNV Wild Country 96.5 FM which only gets Montreal's West Island.

In December 2009, the station originally operated as an unlicensed station on 106.7 FM, the frequency previously used by a local Aboriginal Voices repeater. It was granted a license to operate on 89.9 FM on September 29, 2011 by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).[2][3] The station was licensed by the CRTC as a dual-language English / Mohawk station on the Sovereign Territory of Kahnawake, with 126 hours of local programming—120 hours featuring country music, and 6 hours of spoken word and talk programming, 5% in Mohawk, with the remainder in English. The station will feature and sponsor music and concerts featuring local Mohawk and other Native artists.[2]

Programming a mix of current and recurrent country music 89.9 KiC Country features:

Day Show
Monday-Friday Kick Country Mornings with Chris Reiser 6am-10am, Johnny Jordan from 12pm-2pm, Ted Bird and Erik Gregory from 3pm-6pm.
Wednesday The Veronique Labbe Show' Wednesdays from 6pm to 9pm
Saturday Canadian Country Top 30 from noon to 2pm, The Canadian Country Music Spotlight' with Ted Rupe from 2pm-3pm
Sunday The Long Tall Sally Show from 9am-noon

Canadian Country Top 30 from noon to 2pm

The Canadian Country Music Spotlight' with Ted Rupe from 2pm-3pm

Special Show Notes

The Veronique Labbe Show features French country music by Quebec country artist.

The Canadian Country Music Spotlight is Canada's only show where it features 100% Canadian country music.


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