|Broadcast area||Winnipeg, Manitoba|
|Slogan||Winnipeg's Home of Multi-Lingual Programming|
|Frequency||810 kHz (AM)|
|First air date||1974|
|Sister stations||CFJL-FM, CHWE-FM|
The station is the only multilingual radio station in Manitoba serving more than twenty different ethnic groups.
In the '80's it also boasted, for a very short time, a cutting edge alternative music program (well before such programs existed on AM radio in particular) called Nightbeat. This program was responsible for promoting local talent and giving airplay to music that wasn't being played on mainstream radio.
In 2006, the station was sold to Newcap Broadcasting. In May 2011, Newcap announced the sale of both CKJS and CHNK-FM to Evanov Communications, pending CRTC approval. The deal was approved on October 24, 2011. In November 2014, Evanov announced that it would acquire CFMB, which re-united both of Stanczykowski's stations under common ownership.
CKJS airs programming in the following languages: Bulgarian, Chinese, Filipino, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Jewish, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese. It also airs a block of Christian programming daily and on Sundays.
- Faguy, Steve (November 18, 2014). "Multilingual radio station CFMB agrees to sale to Evanov Radio". Montreal Gazette. Retrieved November 20, 2014.
- Newfoundland Capital press release, via Canadian Newswire: "NEWCAP to Sell Winnipeg Radio Stations", May 19, 2010.
- Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2011-661
- Facebook Page
- CKJS history - Canadian Communications Foundation
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CKJS
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