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CPR is CFRC’s Prison Radio program, airing each Wednesday from 7-8pm EST on CFRC 101.9fm in the Kingston, Ontario area and worldwide at CFRC.ca. Our signal extends to Brockville, Belleville, Smith Falls, and Watertown (NY).

The program features news, interviews, writing, and documentaries about prisoners and prison issues. Content is produced by CFRC volunteers and by other campus and community radio broadcasters, including CKUT Montreal‘s Prison Radio and Vancouver Co-op Radio‘s Stark Raven programs.

The last Wednesday of each month, CPR features Calls from Home, sharing letters, emails, voice messages, and music requests by and for prisoners and their loved ones.

Our radio signal carries into the following institutions:

  • Millhaven Institution
  • Collins Bay Institution
  • Joyceville Institution
  • Bath Institution
  • Frontenac Institution
  • Pittsburgh Institution
  • Quinte Detention Centre
  • Cape Vincent Correctional Facility (Cape Vincent, New York)

E-mail us at CFRCprisonradio [at] riseup [dot] net
Call us at 613-329-2693
Or write to us:

Lower Carruthers Hall
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON