Main Switchboard: 519-886-9870
Studio: 519-886-9878
Toll Free: 1-800-757-1050


What's Happening at CKWR

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At FM 98.5 CKWR, it has always been our pleasure to broadcast a wide variety of specialty programming that reflects the diverse communities we enjoy throughout Waterloo Region (and beyond). If there’s ever anything we can do to enhance your enjoyment, please don’t hesitate to get in touch and get involved!

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In Studio: 519-886-9878
Toll Free: 1-800-757-1050
Main Switchboard: 519-886-9870 (for advertising info, Ext. 35)
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FM 98.5 CKWR is a registered charity that operates thanks to the generosity of our listeners and sponsors. We’re always happy and grateful to accept your donations!

To donate online, click HERE
Or send your donation to us at:
1446 King St. East
Kitchener, ON N2G 2N7

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It’s your generosity that helps keep the lights on and the doors open, after all. From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for your continuing support!

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Contact Us:

98.5 FM CKWR - Canada's First Community Radio Station
1446 King Street East
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Main Switchboard: 519-886-9870
Studio: 519-886-9878
Toll Free: 1-800-757-1050
Fax: 519-886-0090
General Inquiries:

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