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


What's Happening at CKWR

  • Happy Canada Day!
    Happy Canada Day!
    July 1, 2015 by
    A few closures are in effect today: CLOSED: Conestoga Mall, Cambridge Centre and Fairview Park CLOSED: All outlets of The Beer Store and LCBO outlets (other than some locally-owned agency stores). GARBAGE COLLECTION: Not affected. GRAND RIVER TRANSIT: Operating on a Sunday schedule.  ...
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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
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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!

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1446 King St. East
Kitchener, ON N2G 2N7

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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
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