Intercity gets CRTC approval

The radio station will serve Toronto’s Caribbean and African communities.

Intercity Broadcasting Network has received CRTC approval for its radio station serving Toronto’s Caribbean and African communities.

The company first applied for the station to the CRTC in 2001, but was unsuccessful. It’s second application in 2006 was granted on the condition the station find a frequency, which it did, recently obtaining CARN 98.7 FM, according to a CRTC release.

As the only Toronto station serving the Caribbean and African communities, the CRTC asked CARN 98.7 FM to have the majority of the songs it plays fall under the world beat and international music category, and that a minimum of 10% of programming cover local interest stories, according to the release.