Experience a great University of Alberta invention: CKUA Radio!
Come see CKUA’s broadcast facilities; learn about its new home in the historic Alberta Hotel; and experience its renowned music and archive collection of more than 1.5-million recordings spanning 120 years of music history.
CKUA was founded in 1927 at the U of A’s Department of Extension as Canada’s first educational broadcaster and first ‘public’ broadcaster, pre-dating the CBC by almost a decade. For 88 years, CKUA has been a pioneer in Canadian broadcasting and today is Canada’s most successful community-based broadcaster.
Your tour guide for the event will be Ken Regan, CEO of CKUA, a Senator with the University of Alberta and a Friend of the University of Alberta.
Date: Monday, November 19th , 2015
Time: Tour begins at 4:00 PM
Tour Guide: Ken Regan, CEO of CKUA
Parking is available at Canada Place or nearby surface lots. Or, take the train (LRT) from University Station to Churchill station and stroll to CKUA which is just south of the Citadel Theatre.