Local News

CFRC local news programming for the Kingston area is made possible through the Local Journalism Initiative funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage and admistered through the Community Radio Fund of Canada.


October 3, 2023 — After battling clandestine drug use for decades inside Canada’s prison system, it might seem counterintuitive to learn that a site where inmates can use illegal drugs under medical supervision will...

October 3, 2023 — The Council of the Town of Greater Napanee will hear a staff report on a municipal accommodation tax for short-term accommodations at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Sep 26, 2023....

October 3, 2023 — Discover the magic of foraging in Kingston with Foraging for the Seasons, a captivating program led by Sheila Nemcsok that promises to unveil the culinary treasures of the changing seasons....

Upcoming concerts

Upcoming concerts in the Kingston Region!

Flying V Concerts this Fall! | 2023-09-14 |

    Live Music in Kingston | Flying V Productions Just Announced: Rural Alberta Advantage at Blu Martini - March 6, 2024 Presale starts Thursday Oct 5 at 10am with...

KPP Concerts in Kingston! | 2023-09-14 |

 Check out the calendar of exciting concerts brought to Kingston by our friends at KPP Concerts with all the juicy details and ticket information right here!  Stay tuned for interviews...

Upcoming Events

Queen's University and Local Events in the Kingston Region!

Union Gallery welcomes Cree Artist Zakary-Georges | 2023-10-03 |


This Week's Local Events Listings Oct 2-Oct 9 | 2023-10-02 |

  October 2nd- October 2nd marks the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. All classes arecancelled.- On October 2nd, is the Indigenous Good Minds Nights. Come and hang out by...

CFRC Shortwave Sports Broadcasting Camps | 2023-10-03 |

Queen's students and members of the Kingston community are invited to join us at CFRC this fall for our Shortwave Sports Broadcasting Camps facilitated by CFRC's Gaels Football Announcer, Jesse...

Station Updates

Shortwave Sports Broadcasting Camps: Register Now!

CFRC Sports Camps

Queen's students and members of the Kingston community are invited to join us at CFRC this fall for our Shortwave Sports Broadcasting Camps facilitated by CFRC's Gaels Football Announcer, Jesse Bell. At our camps, you'll learn core skills needed to be a sports broadcaster for radio or podcaster including how to communicate effectively to keep your audiences informed and entertained as you build a confident radio persona and sportscaster voice.  Learn more here.

Fall 2023 Sports Broadcasting Camp Dates are:

Friday, October 20th - 5pm - 8pm
Sunday, October 29th - 3pm- 6pm
Friday, November 3rd - 5pm-8pm

Register now for all three workshops here!

Community Members $12 (inclusive of all three workshops).  Pay Here.
Students (free if optional student fee paid or $12 for all three workshops)  

Shortwave Radio Theatre Camp Makes Local and National News!

Shortwave on CBC
CFRC 101.9 FM's own Jesse Bell (Camp Director & Program Coordinator) and Shortwave Radio Theatre Camp camper Kai Kerr joined Ramraajh Sharvendiran on CBC's Ontario Morning on August 18th 2023 to chat about our summer camp series! Check out the interview here.

Queen's SWEP Student, CFRC Volunteer and Camp Facilitator Lauren Tucker alongside two campers, Raymond & Jayde, also joined CKWS Global News Television in Kingston to discuss their camp experience.  Check out the segment here.

The station also made ink in a recent column on The Kingstonist website.

CFRC 101.9 FM remains grateful to our donors and funders (Kingston Arts Council, City of Kingston and the Dan School of Drama and Music) whose support made our free, inclusive and accessible camp series possible.

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