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Media in Edmonton

This is a list of media outlets for the Canadian city of Edmonton, Alberta.

Many of these outlets – in particular the daily newspapers and the radio and TV broadcasters – also serve the numerous cities and communities in close proximity to Edmonton, including St. Albert, Sherwood Park, Fort Saskatchewan, Leduc, and Spruce Grove.

Radio

Frequency Call sign Branding Format Owner Notes
AM 630 CHED 630 CHED news/talk Corus Entertainment
AM 740 CBX CBC Radio One news/talk Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
AM 840 CFCW 840 CFCW country Newcap Broadcasting
AM 880 CHQT iNews 880 news/talk Corus Entertainment
AM 930 CJCA The Light gospel music Touch Canada Broadcasting
AM 1260 CFRN TSN 1260 sports Bell Media
FM 88.5 CJSR-FM CJSR FM88 campus radio First Alberta Campus Radio Association
FM 89.3 CKAV-FM-4 Aboriginal Voices First Nations Aboriginal Voices Radio
FM 90.1 CHFA ICI Radio-Canada Première news/talk Canadian Broadcasting Corporation French
FM 90.9 CBX-FM CBC Radio 2 public music Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
FM 91.7 CHBN-FM The Bounce contemporary hit radio Rogers Radio
FM 92.5 CKNG-FM Fresh Radio hot adult contemporary Corus Entertainment
FM 93.1 CJLD-FM The One country music Blackgold Broadcasting Broadcasts to Leduc and surrounding area
FM 93.9 CBX-2-FM CBC Radio One news/talk Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
FM 94.9 CKUA-FM CKUA Radio Network public broadcasting CKUA Radio Foundation province-wide public radio network
FM 95.7 CKEA-FM 95.7 Cruz FM classic hits Harvard Broadcasting
FM 96.3 CKRA-FM Capital FM classic hits Newcap Broadcasting
FM 97.3 CIRK-FM K-97 classic rock Newcap Broadcasting
FM 98.5 CFWE-FM-4 CFWE-FM The Native Perspective First Nations Aboriginal Multi-Media Society Native Radio Network
FM 99.3 CIUP-FM up! 99.3 adult hits Jim Pattison Group
FM 100.3 CFBR-FM The Bear active rock Astral Media
FM 101.1 CBCX-FM Ici Musique public music Canadian Broadcasting Corporation French
FM 101.7 CKER-FM 101.7 World FM multilingual Rogers Media
FM 102.3 CKNO-FM NOW! Radio hot adult contemporary Jim Pattison Group
FM 102.9 CHDI-FM Sonic 102.9 modern rock Rogers Media
FM 103.9 CISN-FM CISN Country 103.9 country Corus Entertainment
FM 104.9 CFMG-FM Virgin Radio contemporary hit radio Astral Media
FM 105.9 CJRY-FM Shine FM Christian music Touch Canada Broadcasting
FM 107.1 CJNW-FM Hot 107 rhythmic contemporary Harvard Broadcasting
FM 107.9 CKFT-FM Mix 107.9 FM adult contemporary Golden West Broadcasting marketed to be just for Fort Saskatchewan

Television

OTA virtual channel (PSIP) OTA actual channel Shaw Cable Call sign Network Notes
3.1 12 (VHF) 2 CFRN-DT CTV
5.1 42 (UHF) 4 CBXT-DT CBC Television
11.1 47 (UHF) 12 CBXFT-DT Ici Radio-Canada Télé
13.1 13 (VHF) 8 CITV-DT Global Master control located at sister station CICT-DT (Calgary)
45.1 30 (UHF) 51 CKES-DT Yes TV
51.1 17 (UHF) 7 CKEM-DT City
56.1 44 (UHF) 11 CJEO-DT Omni Television

CTV Two Alberta ceased broadcasting over-the-air in Edmonton on August 31, 2011.

The cable television provider in Edmonton is Shaw Cable. Network programming from the United States is received on cable via affiliates from Spokane, Washington. While prime time in most of Canada runs from 8 pm to 11 pm, American prime time shows on weekdays run from 9 pm to midnight in Edmonton, since Spokane is in the Pacific Time Zone. Although Edmonton is in the Mountain Time Zone, many of the American cities closer to Calgary didn't have full network service until the late 1980s. Edmonton has more than double the population of the Spokane stations' American coverage area. See also Shaw TV Edmonton.

Newspapers

Edmonton has two large-circulation daily newspapers:

Edmonton also has one free weekly paper focusing on the city's independent arts and entertainment, Vue Weekly.

The free daily newspaper Metro is published in the city from Monday to Friday.

The weekly Edmonton Examiner is also delivered free to households in Edmonton. The Edmonton Senior is a monthly newspaper aimed at seniors.

The University of Alberta has two regular publications: official student newspaper The Gateway, and alumni magazine New Trail. Grant MacEwan University's is student newspaper The Griff, but was known as Intercamp until 2011.[1] NAIT's student paper is The Nugget.[2]

References


-- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- Module:Hatnote -- -- -- -- This module produces hatnote links and links to related articles. It -- -- implements the and meta-templates and includes -- -- helper functions for other Lua hatnote modules. --


local libraryUtil = require('libraryUtil') local checkType = libraryUtil.checkType local mArguments -- lazily initialise Module:Arguments local yesno -- lazily initialise Module:Yesno

local p = {}


-- Helper functions


local function getArgs(frame) -- Fetches the arguments from the parent frame. Whitespace is trimmed and -- blanks are removed. mArguments = require('Module:Arguments') return mArguments.getArgs(frame, {parentOnly = true}) end

local function removeInitialColon(s) -- Removes the initial colon from a string, if present. return s:match('^:?(.*)') end

function p.findNamespaceId(link, removeColon) -- Finds the namespace id (namespace number) of a link or a pagename. This -- function will not work if the link is enclosed in double brackets. Colons -- are trimmed from the start of the link by default. To skip colon -- trimming, set the removeColon parameter to true. checkType('findNamespaceId', 1, link, 'string') checkType('findNamespaceId', 2, removeColon, 'boolean', true) if removeColon ~= false then link = removeInitialColon(link) end local namespace = link:match('^(.-):') if namespace then local nsTable = mw.site.namespaces[namespace] if nsTable then return nsTable.id end end return 0 end

function p.formatPages(...) -- Formats a list of pages using formatLink and returns it as an array. Nil -- values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local ret = {} for i, page in ipairs(pages) do ret[i] = p._formatLink(page) end return ret end

function p.formatPageTables(...) -- Takes a list of page/display tables and returns it as a list of -- formatted links. Nil values are not allowed. local pages = {...} local links = {} for i, t in ipairs(pages) do checkType('formatPageTables', i, t, 'table') local link = t[1] local display = t[2] links[i] = p._formatLink(link, display) end return links end

function p.makeWikitextError(msg, helpLink, addTrackingCategory) -- Formats an error message to be returned to wikitext. If -- addTrackingCategory is not false after being returned from -- Module:Yesno, and if we are not on a talk page, a tracking category -- is added. checkType('makeWikitextError', 1, msg, 'string') checkType('makeWikitextError', 2, helpLink, 'string', true) yesno = require('Module:Yesno') local title = mw.title.getCurrentTitle() -- Make the help link text. local helpText if helpLink then helpText = ' (help)' else helpText = end -- Make the category text. local category if not title.isTalkPage and yesno(addTrackingCategory) ~= false then category = 'Hatnote templates with errors' category = string.format( '%s:%s', mw.site.namespaces[14].name, category ) else category = end return string.format( '%s', msg, helpText, category ) end


-- Format link -- -- Makes a wikilink from the given link and display values. Links are escaped -- with colons if necessary, and links to sections are detected and displayed -- with " § " as a separator rather than the standard MediaWiki "#". Used in -- the template.


function p.formatLink(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local link = args[1] local display = args[2] if not link then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no link specified', 'Template:Format hatnote link#Errors', args.category ) end return p._formatLink(link, display) end

function p._formatLink(link, display) -- Find whether we need to use the colon trick or not. We need to use the -- colon trick for categories and files, as otherwise category links -- categorise the page and file links display the file. checkType('_formatLink', 1, link, 'string') checkType('_formatLink', 2, display, 'string', true) link = removeInitialColon(link) local namespace = p.findNamespaceId(link, false) local colon if namespace == 6 or namespace == 14 then colon = ':' else colon = end -- Find whether a faux display value has been added with the | magic -- word. if not display then local prePipe, postPipe = link:match('^(.-)|(.*)$') link = prePipe or link display = postPipe end -- Find the display value. if not display then local page, section = link:match('^(.-)#(.*)$') if page then display = page .. ' § ' .. section end end -- Assemble the link. if display then return string.format('%s', colon, link, display) else return string.format('%s%s', colon, link) end end


-- Hatnote -- -- Produces standard hatnote text. Implements the template.


function p.hatnote(frame) local args = getArgs(frame) local s = args[1] local options = {} if not s then return p.makeWikitextError( 'no text specified', 'Template:Hatnote#Errors', args.category ) end options.extraclasses = args.extraclasses options.selfref = args.selfref return p._hatnote(s, options) end

function p._hatnote(s, options) checkType('_hatnote', 1, s, 'string') checkType('_hatnote', 2, options, 'table', true) local classes = {'hatnote'} local extraclasses = options.extraclasses local selfref = options.selfref if type(extraclasses) == 'string' then classes[#classes + 1] = extraclasses end if selfref then classes[#classes + 1] = 'selfref' end return string.format( '
%s
', table.concat(classes, ' '), s )

end

return p
  1. ^ http://intercamp.ca/
  2. ^ http://www.thenuggetonline.com/

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