Media in Edmonton

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This is a list of media outlets for the Canadian city of Edmonton, Alberta.

Many of these outlets – in particular the daily newspapers and the radio and TV broadcasters – also serve the numerous cities and communities in close proximity to Edmonton, including St. Albert, Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, and Spruce Grove.


Frequency Call sign Branding Format Owner Notes
AM 630 CHED 630 CHED news/talk Corus Entertainment
AM 740 CBX CBC Radio One news/talk Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
AM 790 CFCW 790 CFCW country Newcap Broadcasting
AM 880 CHQT iNews 880 news/talk Corus Entertainment
AM 930 CJCA The Light gospel music Touch Canada Broadcasting
AM 1260 CFRN TSN 1260 sports Bell Media
FM 88.5 CJSR-FM CJSR FM88 campus radio University of Alberta
FM 89.3 CKAV-FM-4 Aboriginal Voices First Nations Aboriginal Voices Radio
FM 90.1 CHFA ICI Radio-Canada Première news/talk Canadian Broadcasting Corporation French
FM 90.9 CBX-FM CBC Radio 2 public music Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
FM 91.7 CHBN-FM The Bounce contemporary hit radio Rogers Radio
FM 92.5 CKNG-FM Fresh FM hot adult contemporary Corus Entertainment
FM 93.1 CJLD-FM The One country music Blackgold Broadcasting Broadcasts to Leduc and surrounding area
FM 93.9 CBX-2-FM CBC Radio One news/talk Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
FM 94.9 CKUA-FM CKUA Radio Network public broadcasting CKUA Radio Foundation province-wide public radio network
FM 95.7 CKEA-FM 95.7 Cruz FM adult hits Harvard Broadcasting
FM 96.3 CKRA-FM Capital FM classic hits Newcap Broadcasting
FM 97.3 CIRK-FM K-97 classic rock Newcap Broadcasting
FM 98.5 CFWE-FM-4 CFWE-FM The Native Perspective First Nations Aboriginal Multi-Media Society Native Radio Network
FM 99.3 CIUP-FM up! 99.3 adult hits Rawlco Communications
FM 100.3 CFBR-FM The Bear active rock Astral Media
FM 101.1 CBCX-FM Ici Musique public music Canadian Broadcasting Corporation French
FM 101.7 CKER-FM 101.7 World FM multilingual Rogers Media
FM 102.3 CKNO-FM NOW! Radio hot adult contemporary Rawlco Communications
FM 102.9 CHDI-FM Sonic 102.9 modern rock Rogers Media
FM 103.9 CISN-FM CISN Country 103.9 country Corus Entertainment
FM 104.9 CFMG-FM Virgin Radio contemporary hit radio Astral Media
FM 105.9 CJRY-FM Shine FM Christian music Touch Canada Broadcasting
FM 107.1 CJNW-FM Hot 107 rhythmic contemporary Harvard Broadcasting
FM 107.9 CKFT-FM Mix 107.9 FM classic rock Golden West Broadcasting marketed to be just for Fort Saskatchewan


Shaw Cable
Telus DTV
Call sign Network
3.1 2 2 CFRN-DT CTV
5.1 4 4 CBXT-DT CBC
9 9 CTV Two Alberta CTV Two
11.1 12 12 CBXFT-DT ICI Radio-Canada
13.1 8 8 CITV-DT Global
17.1 (51.1) 7 7 CKEM-DT City
30.1 51 3 CKES-DT CTS
56.1 11 5 CJEO-DT Omni

The cable television provider in Edmonton is Shaw Cable. Network programming from the United States is received on cable via affiliates from Spokane, Washington, which is in the Pacific Time Zone despite the fact that Edmonton is in the Mountain Time Zone. See also Shaw TV Edmonton.


Edmonton has two large-circulation daily newspapers:

Edmonton also has one free weekly paper focusing on the city's independent arts and entertainment, Vue Weekly.

The free daily newspaper Metro is published in the city from Monday to Friday.

The weekly Edmonton Examiner is also delivered free to households in Edmonton. The Edmonton Senior is a monthly newspaper aimed at seniors.

The University of Alberta has three regular publications: official student newspaper The Gateway, staff newspaper Folio and alumni magazine New Trail. Grant MacEwan University's is student newspaper The Griff, but was known as Intercamp until 2011.[1] NAIT's student paper is The Nugget.[2]


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