The CKUA Radio Network has been operating in Alberta, Canada for
more than 70 years. One of the world's oldest public broadcasters,
CKUA now maintains its eclectic mix of music and educational
programs over a network of 16 FM transmitters, one AM transmitter
and one satellite. The Internet carries our popular Real Audio
broadcast to more than 37 countries.
After seventy years, CKUA remains a unique and exciting public
broadcaster--rich in tradition, and fresh and innovative in its
programming and business operations. CKUA continues to accomplish
significant milestones and continually developed its roots across
Since the Government of Alberta privatized the station in 1994,
CKUA has been governed by the non-profit CKUA Radio Foundation,
through a combination of commercials, corporate underwriting of
programs, and listener donations. CKUA truly is public radio,
freely supported by our listener base.
CKUA and the Heritage Community Foundation are proud to present
the Heritage Trails, a 500-vignette series of features about
This digital collection was
produced with financial assistance from Canada's Digital
Collections initiative, Industry Canada.