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!

Connect With Us:
In Studio: 519-886-9878
Toll Free: 1-800-757-1050
Main Switchboard: 519-886-9870 (for advertising info, Ext. 35)
Website issues & information, Email:

Current Weather Conditions in Waterloo Region:

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Effective immediately, FM 98.5 CKWR will no longer be considered a registered charity by the Canada Revenue Agency and will therefore be unable to offer tax receipts for any donations received after April 22nd, 2016. FM 98.5 remains a registered not-for-profit organization in good standing. For more information, please call 519-886-9870 x77.

Despite this change to our status, FM 98.5 is still happy and grateful to be able accept your donations so that we can continue to bring you programming that truly reflects our listeners (though we can no longer offer tax receipts for donations received after April 22nd, 2016).

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

Please make any cheques payable to FM 98.5 CKWR

Please Visit Our Sponsors:

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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