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CKUA is a Canadian radio station considered a cultural icon by musicians and discerning listeners throughout Canada. By scheduling different programs throughout the week they offer many different genres.

Their music library boasts one of the largest and most diverse music collections in Canada, with over 1/4 million CDs and LPs, and 10,000 78 rpm records, as well as a few aluminium transcription discs, 45s, and other various media formats offering an excess of 1.5 million musical selections spanning more than 8 decades.

Originally located at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, CKUA now broadcasts from studios in downtown Edmonton and south Calgary. The station was created in 1927 through a provincial grant which allowed the University of Alberta’s Extension Department to purchase the licence.

CKUA (Wiki) was the first public broadcaster in Canada and also the first to offer educational radio programming, including music concerts, poetry readings, and university lectures.


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