Infobox Radio Station

name = CIRV-FM
airdate = 1986
frequency = 88.9 MHz (FM)
area = Toronto, Ontario
format = multilingual
owner = Frank Alvarez
erp = 1.8 kW
branding =
slogan = Toronto's Multicultural Super Mix
class =
website = [ CIRV]
callsign_meaning =

CIRV is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting at 88.9 FM in Toronto. The station airs a multicultural programming format. The station launched in 1986 at FM 88.7, and moved to its current frequency in 1993. [ [ Decision CRTC 86-236] ] [ [ Decision CRTC 93-77] ] It is owned by Frank Alvarez, who also owns and operates FPTV, a Portuguese ethnic channel.

CIRV's programming is predominantly Portuguese and Spanish although it also airs some Caribbean, Chinese, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Ukrainian and Urdu programming as well.


External links

* [ Official CIRV website]
* [ Site of Fairchild Radio, whose programming is shared]
* [ CIRV history at Canadian Communications Foundation]

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