Global News Radio’s Mayors Day Series Expands To 770 CHQR In Calgary

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May 24, 2018


For Immediate Release

CALGARY, Canada – A new Mayors Day series hits the Calgary airwaves on 770 CHQR starting Tuesday, May 29. The day is dedicated to providing timely, localized conversations to the station’s expansive community listenership.

Mayors from across the Calgary region will join 770 CHQR’s talk programs to co-host for one hour each, discussing the top concerns of their constituents.

“Global News Radio is proud to actively serve the communities in which we live and work,” said Kenton Boston, Vice-President, News and Information for Western Canada, Corus Entertainment. “Our Mayors Day series is the only one of its kind, providing our audiences with the answers they need on important municipal issues.”

770 CHQR’s first Mayors Day on Tuesday, May 29 runs as follows:

  • 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – His Worship Bill Robertson, Mayor of Okotoks, co-hosts Danielle Smith.
  • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. – His Worship Peter Brown, Mayor of Airdrie, co-hosts Afternoons with Rob Breakenridge.
  • 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. – His Worship Jeff Genung, Mayor of Cochrane, co-hosts Calgary Today with Angela Kokott.

Highlights and excerpts from Mayors Day will also be broadcast on Global Calgary’s News Hour at 6, and will available to listen on-demand at

Global News Radio’s Mayors Day series first launched in April on Vancouver’s 980 CKNW. More information about the monthly B.C. series can be found at


Twitter: @CorusPR, @Newstalk770, @GlobalCalgary
Instagram: @newstalk770, @globalcalgary

770 CHQR is a Corus Entertainment Network.

About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that creates and delivers high-quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. The company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses 44 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a global content business, digital assets, live events, children’s book publishing, animation software, technology and media services. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Canada, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, National Geographic, Q107, CKNW, Fresh Radio, Disney Channel Canada, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada. Visit Corus at

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Lindsey McCulloch
Communications, Global News & Corus Radio, Western Canada