Local News

CFRC local news programming for the Kingston area is made possible through the Local Journalism Initiative funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage and admistered through the Community Radio Fund of Canada.


September 23, 2023 — Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians: review the listing of streets and related messages below for travel information of interest to you.  LaSalle Causeway  Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to...

September 22, 2023 — Criminal charges against three Ontario women accused of defrauding two Inuit organizations came as welcome news to an Iqaluit man whose family was drawn into the controversy. Twin sisters Amira...

September 22, 2023 — Kingston Fire & Rescue Chief Monique Belair is calling on all residents of Kingston to test their smoke alarms on Thursday, Sept. 28, as part of Ontario’s first Test Your...

Upcoming concerts

Upcoming concerts in the Kingston Region!

Local Concerts Rundown Sept 18-24th | 2023-09-18 |

Have a concert in Kingston and area that you would like covered on our website and news programming?  Contact us today with details here! Concert Listings September 18th Catch band,...

Flying V Concerts this Fall! | 2023-09-14 |

    Just Announced: Tim Baker at the Isabel Bader Centre - December 7, 2023Presale starts Thursday Sept 21 at 10am with code FLYINGV ---  Allison Russel at the Isabel...

KPP Concerts in Kingston! | 2023-09-14 |

 Check out the calendar of exciting concerts brought to Kingston by our friends at KPP Concerts with all the juicy details and ticket information right here!  Stay tuned for interviews...

Upcoming Events

CFRC and Local Events in the Kingston Region!

Screening Room Sept 22-28th | 2023-09-14 |

Check out the updates and Film Screening times from our friends at THE SCREENING ROOM!  (Pssst..get your Screening Room Newletter here)   From Wendy Huot: This week we're playing Close to Vermeer,...

Four Directions Events This Week | 2023-09-18 |

 Four Directions Indigenous Student CentreSeptember 18 - September 22, 2023 Follow our socials for daily updates and information      4D Linktree Check out the Four Directions Events Calendar HERE for the most up...

This Week's Local Events Listings Sept 18 to Sept 24 | 2023-09-18 |

Community Events Calendar And now it’s time for the CFRC Community Concert and Events Calendar for September 18th through September 24th. Have an event you would like covered on our...

Station Updates

Taylor Swift Eras Tour at Screening Room Ticket Giveaways!

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CFRC 101.9 FM will be giving away free pairs of tickets to see Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour at The Screening Room this October!  Tune in Thursday mornings to Indie Wake Up Call with Cyndy Gibson and follow her on Instagram @lacontrolfreak for your chance to win over the coming weeks! Stay tuned for updates on other programs to listen to and follow on social media for your chance to win!

Winners will provide name and email address to CFRC and then proceed to The Screening Room Box Office to book their preferred screening time.  See showtimes below!

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Shortwave Radio Theatre Camp Makes Local and National News!

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CFRC 101.9 FM's own Jesse Bell (Camp Director & Program Coordinator) and Shortwave Radio Theatre Camp camper Kai Kerr joined Ramraajh Sharvendiran on CBC's Ontario Morning on August 18th 2023 to chat about our summer camp series! Check out the interview here.

Queen's SWEP Student, CFRC Volunteer and Camp Facilitator Lauren Tucker alongside two campers, Raymond & Jayde, also joined CKWS Global News Television in Kingston to discuss their camp experience.  Check out the segment here.

The station also made ink in a recent column on The Kingstonist website.

CFRC 101.9 FM remains grateful to our donors and funders (Kingston Arts Council, City of Kingston and the Dan School of Drama and Music) whose support made our free, inclusive and accessible camp series possible.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Black Dog Hospitality Group
Flying V Prouctions
Hotel Wolfe Island
Kingston Writersfest
KPP Concerts
Old Farm Fine Foods
Queens Alumni Review
The Grad Club
What'll I Wear Vintage Clothing
The Screening Room
Queen's University
The Dan School
City of Kingston
Kingston Arts Council
Queen's Gaels
Queen's Department of History
Local Journalism Initiative