Wikimania 2009/Toronto/media

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Toronto's major media/news sources

Both local stations and national stations based out of Toronto, with news programming
Name Language VHF/UHF Known Coverage of Wikipedia Website
CBC Television (CBLT) English 05 (VHF) Yes [1]
CBC Newsworld English Basic cable Yes [2]
CTV (CFTO) English 09 (VHF) Yes [3]
CTV Newsnet English Cable Yes [4]
Citytv Toronto English 57 (UHF) Yes [5]
CP24 English Basic cable Yes [6]
Global Ontario (CIII) English 41 (UHF) Yes [7]
Radio-Canada (CBLFT) French 25 (UHF) Yes [8]
OMNI.1 Multilingual
Evening News programs are
in Portuguese and Italian
47 (UHF) Yes [9]
OMNI.2 Multilingual
Evening News programs are
in Mandarin, English (South Asian), and Cantonese
69 (UHF) Yes [10]
TVOntario English 19 (UHF) Yes [11]
TFO French Basic Cable Yes [12]
ATN NDTV 24x7 Indian languages Digital cable Yes [13]
Fairchild TV News Cantonese Digital cable Yes [14]
Other stations and programs in Canada that do news reporting in Toronto include the A Channel family, APTN National News (aboriginal), and CHCH.
Name Language Known Coverage of Wikipedia Website
Toronto Star (local with national readership) English Yes [15]
The Globe and Mail (national) English Yes [16]
National Post (national) English Yes [17]
Toronto Sun (local) English Yes [18]
Sing Tao Daily (local with national readership) Chinese Yes [19]
Ming Pao Daily (local with national readership) Chinese Yes [20]
24 Hours (free local daily) English Yes [21]
Metro (free local daily) English Yes [22]
NOW (free alt weekly) English Yes [23]
eye weekly (free alt weekly) English Yes [24]
Xtra! (free LGBT weekly) English Yes [25]
Women's Post (free monthly) English unknown [26]
L'Express (free weekly) French unknown [27]
Catholic Register (weekly) English unknown [28]
All-News/Newstalk/UofT Radio Stations based in the Toronto Area
Name Call Sign Language AM/FM Type Website
AM640 Toronto Radio CFMJ English 640 AM Talk [29]
680News CFTR English 680 AM All-News [30]
Radio-Canada La Première Chaîne CJBC French 860 AM News and Information Service [31]
Newstalk CFRB 1010 CFRB English 1010 AM NewsTalk [32]
Fairchild Radio CHKT Multilingual
Primarily Cantonese
1430 AM Chinese Language Programs
Talk, News, Music
UofT Community Radio CIUT English 89.5 FM Community Radio
Primarily music and spoken-word programming
UofT Mississauga Campus Radio CFRE English 91.9 FM Community Radio
Primarily music programming
CBC Radio One CBLA English 99.1 FM News and Information Service [36]