First French language Radio Station in Canada

In 1922, broadcasting began for CKAC a French language Radio Station out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Date:
      1922
Radio Station:
      CKAC
Location:
      Montreal, Quebec, Canada


For More Information:

  • CKAC – Wikipedia
    CKAC is a French-language Canadian radio station located in Montreal, Quebec, broadcasting a traffic information format as Radio Circulation 730. Real-time daily reports are broadcast between 4H30 and 1H.
  • History of broadcasting in Canada – Wikipedia
    The active history of broadcasting in Canada begins in 1921, as Canadians were swept up in the radio craze and built radio sets to listen to American stations.
  • Montreal radio station CKAC, the world’s first French-language
    Montreal radio station CKAC, the world’s first French-language broadcaster, Wednesday celebrated 60 years on the air with a flood of telegrams, plans for gala events and six weeks of special programming.
  • Canadian Communications Foundation
    The Federal Department of Marine and Fisheries adopted new regulations and created a new commercial licence category for private radio broadcasting. Before 1922, all similar licences had been granted solely on an experimental basis.

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