Oct. 12: CJMP’s Live 12-hour On-Air Funding Drive!

Tune in to 90.1FM October 12th for The Longest Day (In Radio)!

The live programmers of CJMP are locked in the studio by Illumicorp ‘management’ after receiving a demand that money be raised or else Valentine Mountain gets it! They are given twelve hours. The volunteers fervently try to raise the money through various appeals to the community and the situation becomes more desperate as more programmers arrive not knowing that they too are now trapped…

At the top of every hour, between 9:00am – 9:00pm, CJMP’s first ever Fundraiser Radio Play will be unfolding! Join us, as the voice talents of our very own CJMP DJs bring you Steven Lohrenz’s exciting radio drama, “The Longest Day (In Radio)”. A story of how a handful of small-town community radio station volunteers (and Cher?!!) band together to Save Valentine Mountain and keep community radio alive! (Disclaimer : No Valentine Mountains were harmed in the making of this radio play)

Then stay tuned in! Because CJMP 90.1FM will be filling the airwaves with 12 hours of Live Programming! Your favourite CJMP DJs will be in the studio from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM sharing their love of community radio with you, dear listeners, by bringing you all the music and entertainment you’ve come to love over the last 10 years!

And Powell River’s Community Radio will be asking for your love and financial support! Please, donate to CJMP 90.1FM , a 100% volunteer-run community radio station.

Check out donation options on our website! Become a sustaining member!

Help us keep the lights on and the dials lit!

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become a sustaining member!

become a sustainer for just $10 a month! help us pay the rent and the internet and the socan and the other things that we have to pay to keep the lights on and the signal lit.

CJMP’s sustaining members are the heroes we rely on to pay the bills & stay awesome. Sustaining monthly payments break down like this:

  • $5/mo – Supporter
  • $10/mo – Sustainer
  • $15/mo – Defender
  • $20/mo – Backer
  • $25/mo – Champion
  • and so on – we can think of many more titles for you. 🙂

Every little bit helps. We can’t thank you enough!

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Time to Listen to the Earth

Third Annual Wetland Project

CJMP90.1FM is proud to take part in the upcoming Wetland Project on Earth Day, Monday, April 22, 2019

Turn on the radio and turn up the volume on the call for climate action! The third annual Wetland Project slow radio broadcast connects you to the 24-hour circadian rhythm of the ṮEḴTEḴSEN marsh in traditional W̱SÁNEĆ territory, Saturna Island, British Columbia.

Tune into CJMP90.1FM or stream the 24-hour soundscape online at CJMP.ca in sync with your local time, from anywhere in the world. Tweet @wetlandproject to add your voice to the interactive online stream.

The beautiful and complex soundscape, broadcast in real time, exposes interconnections between the creatures in the marsh and listeners in their homes, vehicles and workplaces as they go about their everyday activities. Created and produced by artists Brady Marks and Mark Timmings, the broadcast promotes environmental awareness and reflexivity, which turns the simple act of listening to the radio into a powerful act of collective protest.

Commenting on the Wetland Project, environmental activist David Suzuki reminds us that, “In cities, we are increasingly isolated from the natural world on which we, as animals, remain utterly dependent for our health and wellbeing. Listening to nature is a necessary part of acknowledging the world around us.”

The Wetland Project pays homage to the World Soundscape Project (WSP), founded by Canadian writer and composer R. Murray Schafer at Simon Fraser University in the late 1960s. WSP members initiated the discipline of Acoustic Ecology by studying, through active listening, the relationship between humans and their environment.

Listener feedback from the 2017 and 2018 broadcasts was overwhelming and enthusiastic.

The Wetland Project is a beautiful, quietly amazing work of micro-post-geographical art that allows us to be wherever we are and somewhere wonderfully natural and real, simultaneously. It’s an experience I wish everyone could have, and I wish there were more experiences like it. — William Gibson

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