OKâlaKatiget Society
Radio 99.9FM

The primary target for our radio programming is the Inuit in our region. Our secondary audience consists of non-natives who live in our target area. All radio programming is bilingual Inuktitut and English.

Current Programming

The Society produces 20 hours per week as follows:

Monday to Friday

1:00 – 3:00pm AtjiKangitut (Nothing like it)

Daily newscasts and current affairs item interviews, Inuktitut and English music, current weather and vessel reports, public service announcements, music requests and dedications. Each Tuesday we broadcast an Inuktitut only program. The content is cultural and/or current information. This adds more Inuktitut to the hours of radio programming per week. Monday

3:00 – 4:00 pm IlinniaKatigennik

Inuktitut language program featuring, language lessons, recipes and contests.

Tuesday

3:00 – 4:00 pm Labrador Memories

Stories of the past from Labradorians, young and old, in English.

Wednesday

3:00 – 4:00pm UKalautaujunik (What people are saying)

An open-line that will give hunters, fishermen, and the general public the opportunity to speak to the audience along the North Coast and ULM concerning stories and issues affecting the fish and wildlife in Nunatsiavut.

Thursday

3:00 – 4:00pm Teen Rockers

A blend of youth oriented music, interviews, and contests. Youth from the community are involved with the production and hosting of this program whenever possible.

Friday

3:00 – 4:00pm Country Music Hour

Country music, requests, messages, dedications, and contests.

Sunday

10:00 – 11:00am: Inuktitut Moravian Church Service broadcasts live from Nain.

On special occasions such as Advent, Christmas, and Easter, certain services are aired in both languages.

11:00 – 12:00 pm: Easy Listening Music

1:00 – 4:00pm: Sunday Program (Mostly Music and Requests)

The Society occasionally features phone-in programming with special guests (in studio or via telephone) discussing social and political issues with our radio audience. The Society has the CBC North radio “wrap around” feed from Iqaluit. This provides additional Inuktitut content for our listeners.