BCE Inc.'s massive radio sell-off includes 5 radio stations in Maritimes

Local buyer MBS Radio says listeners won't notice any changes in coming months

CBC NewsMia Urquhart

As part of restructuring announced this week, the parent company of Bell Canada is selling off 45 of its 103 radio stations, including five in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. 

Bell is selling all five stations to Halifax-based Maritime Broadcasting Systems, which already owns 24 stations across the Maritimes. 

Subject to CRTC approval, MBS Radio will buy CIKX in Grand Falls, CJCJ in Woodstock, CKBC in Bathurst, and CKTO and CKTY, both in Truro. 

As part of the cuts announced on Thursday, Bell said …

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