|Branding||100.3 The Bear|
|Slogan||Edmonton's Best Rock|
|Frequency||100.3 MHz (FM)|
|First air date||1951|
|HAAT||200.3 meters (657 ft)|
(Bell Media Radio G.P)
|Sister stations||CFRN, CFMG-FM, CFRN-DT|
The station was launched in 1951 by Sunwapta Broadcasting as CFRN-FM, simulcasting the AM programming of CFRN. It launched separate programming in 1964, and adopted the callsign CKXM in 1979. The station was sold to CAP Communications in 1988 and adopted the callsign CJKE the following year.
The station was acquired by Standard Broadcasting in 1992 and adopted the current CFBR callsign.
The Bear is rebroadcast in Jasper on 92.3 FM.
The station is also known for once having their own rock band called The Bear Band. Members of the band included, Ry My on lead vocals and guitar, "The Unbreakable" Lucas Holt on bass, Lochlin Cross on harmonica and Paul Brown on drums. The Bear Band were known for playing at many of The Bear events such as The Halloween Howler and The Bears New Year's Eve Bash and have opened for bands such as Dr. Hook, Tupelo Honey, The Headstones and Live. The Bear Band had a single called The Oilers H.O.P.E. song written about the Edmonton Oilers, available on iTunes.