I am happy to inform our listeners that we at CHLY have again received great news from The Community Radio Fund of Canada (CRFC) Radiometres program. Our station, CHLY 101.7FM has been granted approximately $47,000 for a project I submitted earlier this year to create Student Media Collectives at the station.Read More
Have you been hearing our new 3-minute news updates?
About a month or so ago, Spencer Medford applied to be a volunteer at CHLY. It took a little bit of time for us to follow up with him, but as it turns out, it was probably one of the smartest things we could have done.Read More
It's your last chance to win tickets to the Vancouver Island Music Festival in the Comox Valley! Enter to win by signing up for a $5+/month Sustaining Donation to CHLY 101.7FM. As part of CHLY’s Listener Un-Drive, we have two pairs of complimentary day passes to give away, so your chances are pretty decent, and you support CHLY 101.7FM in doing so!
Donors get an entry in the draw for every $5/month they donate, so someone signing up for $10/month would get two entries. If you’re a current Sustaining Donor, you are automatically entered to win!Read More
“Hey there friends. This is Cassandra Blondin-Burt speaking to you from Gabriola Island. I'm here to thank listeners from Nanaimo and around the world for tuning into CHLY 101.7fm and CHLY.ca. It is because of the support of people like you that stations like this can continue to broadcast local relevant content, giving a voice to our community, and letting us better know each other, real-life content that isn't marred by too much advertisement, and giving us what mass media can't. Events and stories in our every day lives. So let's keep on tuning in and sending support, so they can keep doing what they do best, giving us content as evolving and dynamic as our island community continues to be.”Read More
Did you know we’re running a listener survey right now? Summer Station Kaylie Russell helped put it together for us! As part of our Listener Un-Drive, we at CHLY want to hear from you in order to help plan for our future. What do you want to hear more of? What are you listening to? How are you listening? Etc.Read More
I really can’t stress this enough—we are listener supported. We don’t lean hard as much as we could on advertising—which I am sure is appreciated—we certainly don’t lean on corporate advertising to pay the bills at the station.
Today we have about 800 or so people on our mailing list who get these emails. Some are current sustaining donors, some are past donors, but most are people who haven’t supported us yet with a small monthly donation.Read More
Are you a police officer, firefighter, paramedic, nurse, doctor, postal worker, electrician, teacher, artist, singer, musician, DJ, actor, shop owner/manager, or politician who would like to give an hour of your time to community radio? Would you mind being interviewed by some young future broadcasters? We’re looking for guests for kids to interview for our Summer Radio Camp.Read More
Registration is open for CHLY 101.7FM’s first annual Summer Radio Camp for kids! This two-week long day camp, hosted by vetted staff, will run three times through the summer, with participants learning about media, music, broadcasting, podcasting, interviewing, working together to produce their own radio show and podcast!Read More
Funded through Canada Summer Jobs, Our newest addition to the team Kaylie Russell! Kaylie is currently studying Graphic Design at VIU and enjoys performing regularly with various local bands including The Femme Fatales and Moonshine Mollys…Read More
CHLY is hiring! The Summer Station Assistant will be working within a broadcast facility that provides a community service to its listeners. They will work with recording and editing audio, assist with social media, work in a broadcast booth, and assist with CHLY’s first Summer Radio Camp for youths.Read More
As of November 1, 2018, James Kasper has been hired on a 42-week contract as CHLY's Workshop and Summer Camp Coordinator to pass on radio broadcasting training and knowledge to community members and students, through a series of workshops in early 2019, as well as a summer media camp for youths in 2019 in July and August. This project is funding by the Community Radio Fund of Canada (CRFC) as part of their Radiometres Program.Read More
Nanaimo and Ottawa (Monday November 5th, 2018) – Mr. Roger Ouellette, President of the Community Radio Fund of Canada (CRFC) and Jesse Woodward, former President of CHLY-FM, a campus radio station located in Nanaimo, BC, are pleased to announce that $34,320 will go towards the implementation of their project "Workshop development for ongoing skills training, and Summer Radio Camp".Read More
Thanks to funding from the Canada Summer Jobs program, CHLY has been able to hire a Summer Station Assistant! We welcome aboard Vancouver Island University Student Adam Barron who will for now be covering evening office hours at CHLY as well as weekends.Read More
Hello Listeners. On April the 24th, I was offered by the Board of Directors of the Radio Malaspina Society a position with CHLY 101.7FM as Executive Coordinator. I have accepted this position and have resigned from the board as its President. While I will miss my former role, I am incredibly excited about my new role moving forward.Read More
We are currently looking to hire an Executive Coordinator for a one year term to oversee the overall administration, programming, communication, outreach and fundraising aspects of the society. (The position may be extended based on performance and funding).Read More
We're aiming once again to raise $20,000 for the year of 2017. Starting from where we left off with the Spring Fund Drive around $10,000, we only need to raise another $10,000+ to succeed in that goal!Read More
Notice for our 2017 Annual General Meeting Tuesday October 24th at VIU.Read More
It's that time of year again for CHLY 101.7FM, our annual on-air spring fund drive.Read More