|City||St. Boniface, Manitoba|
|Broadcast area||Winnipeg, Manitoba|
|Frequency||91.1 MHz FM (1991-current)
|First air date||June 24, 1989|
|Owner||La Radio Communautaire du Manitoba Inc.|
CKXL-FM is a community owned French-language radio station in Winnipeg, Manitoba, that broadcasts on the FM band at a frequency of 91.1 FM. The station's studio is located in Winnipeg's St. Boniface district, where it is licensed. It broadcasts a public radio format that it is 80% Manitoba content.
It was started by La Radio Communautaire du Manitoba Inc. in 1989.
CKXL broadcasts from the Franco-Manitoban Cultural Centre (CCFM) in St. Boniface.
CKXL first went on the air on June 24, 1989 on the 101.5 FM frequency, with a temporary license. It owned a mobile broadcast unit which travelled throughout the French communities of Manitoba during the summer of 1989. The mobile unit had a low power transmitter with an eight-mile radius. During this trial run, Winnipeggers were able to listen to CKXL on June 30, July 1 and during Folklorama '89.
Noted writer Laurent Poliquin has been a host on the station since 2002.
- Decision CRTC 89-318
- Taylor, Gloria (1989-06-25). "Move over CBC: New French radio station makes debut". Winnipeg Free Press Weekly (south edition). pp. 1, 4.
- Decision CRTC 90-927
- Taylor, Gloria (October 13, 1991). "New kid on the air: St. Boniface's fledgling French radio station to ride the airwaves with emphasis on entertainment, community". Winnipeg Free Press Weekly (south edition).
- "CCFM - Who We Are". Centre culturel franco-manitobain (CCFM). Archived from the original on September 19, 2007. Retrieved 2006-09-20.
- CKXL-FM history - Canadian Communications Foundation
- Query the REC's Canadian station database for CKXL-FM
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