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.

KHSC Masking in Effect

September 28, 2023 —   Kingston, ON – Sept. 28, 2023 – In response to rising COVID-19 prevalence in southeastern Ontario, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has re-introduced mandatory masking for patients, staff and visitors...

September 27, 2023 — Sept. 30, 2023, marks the third annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada, and there are a number of community-led events taking place in Kingston to honour it.The day responds...

September 26, 2023 — Members of the Kingston Health Coalition and several hospital unions were part of a large protest at Queen's Park on Monday afternoon. Three full busses left Kingston on Monday morning...

Upcoming concerts

Upcoming concerts in the Kingston Region!

Local Concerts Rundown Sept 25-Oct 1 | 2023-09-25 |

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 Monday, Sept 25 Quirks...

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

Queen's University and Local Events in the Kingston Region!

Coming up at The Grand! | 2023-09-27 |

  Grand OnStage presents  - Season Opener Celebrating 40 years – No One Is To Blame, Like To Get To Know You Well, Hide and Seek, Things Can Only Get...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Campus and Community Initiatives Sept 25-Oct 2 | 2023-09-25 |

Queen's University Educational Events & Learning Opportunities  Please check back regularly for additional events. Please also note that the University will observse the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on...

Kingston WritersFest 2023 Sept 27-Oct 1 | 2023-09-10 |

Discover the entire exciting lineup for Kingston Writersfest's 15th Annual Festival! Whether you love fiction, social issues, food writing, or spoken word, KWF 2023 offers events in a wide variety of...

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.

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Kingston Writersfest
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Old Farm Fine Foods
Queens Alumni Review
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What'll I Wear Vintage Clothing
The Screening Room
Queen's University
The Dan School
City of Kingston
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