Canada’s Original #1 Campus Radio Station X 2! (And Other Honours)

Canada’s Original #1 Campus Radio Station X 2! (And Other Honours)

10 February 2022 / by CIVL Radio
CIVL Personnel at Fredericton 2018

CIVL has been winning awards as an essential and vibrant non-profit community arts and culture organization since before we were an FM radio station, starting with the Punk Rock Bowling award earned in 2009.

Since then, the station has been recognized in the following ways from a variety of different sources:

NATIONAL AWARDS AND HONOURS (14 Awards, 10 Honours):

Broadcast Dialogue Canadian Radio Awards:

Virtual – 2023:

Campus or Community Radio Station of the Year – 1st Runner up (Small Market category winner: Community station BAY-FM)

Virtual – 2022:

Campus or Community Radio Station of the Year – 1st Runner up (Overall Winner: Community station CINB-FM)

Abbotsford, BC – 2022:

AWARDED – Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medallion (Surjit Atwal, Eye on the Valley, CRFC Local Journalism Initiative)

Broadcast Dialogue Canadian Radio Awards:

Virtual – 2021:

WINNERCampus Radio Station of the Year (Medium Market)

National Campus and Community Radio Awards:

Calgary, AB – 2023:

WINNER – Rap (or similar) Music Programming (Chill Rose Radio by Stephen Munga)

WINNER – Sports Programming (Bush League by Karl Lundgren, Kenny Greencorn, Justin Orlewicz)

Kingston, ON – 2022:

WINNER – Volunteer of the Year (Systems Administrator Emma Hones, UFV Graphic Design International student)

WINNER – Pop (or similar) Music Programming (The Wheelbarrow Show by Greg Aitken and David Shayler)

WINNER – Country (or similar) Music Programming (Andy’s Attic by Andy Gronberg)

Rock (or similar) Music Programming (Uncle Bill and the Silver Dollar Survey by Bill Thompson) Honourable Mention

Virtual – 2021:

Community Development Honourable Mention

Volunteer of the Year (Stephen Munga) Honourable Mention

Sports Broadcasting (UBC @ UFV ft. Aaron Levy and Andrew Savory) Honourable Mention

Toronto, ON – 2019:

Women’s Hands and Voices (All In by Chantelle Morvay-AdamsHonourable Mention

Fredericton, NB – 2018:

WINNERLocal Talent Development (Fraser Valley Music Awards)

Abbotsford, BC – 2017:

WINNERSports Live Broadcasting (UFV v TRU ft Aaron Levy and Jaslyen Singh)

WINNER Sports Talk Show (Touchline by Tobi Jonathan, Raymond Kobes)

WINNER News (Quinn McIntosh)

WINNER Special Programming (Fraser Valley Music Awards live broadcast)

Victoria, BC – 2014:

WINNER Sports Broadcasting (Men’s Wrestling and Women’s Basketball by Aaron Levy, Tyler Dyck, Kyle Balzer, Kraig Krause)

Current Affairs/Magazine (Student Fee Radio by Paul Brammer and Julia Hodgins) Honourable Mention

Kingston, ON – 2012:

Lifetime Achievement/Community Radio Legend (Chuck Anger) Honourable Mention

Halifax, NS – 2011:

WINNER Community Development

Music Programming (‘Moodswings’ Produced by Alicia Williams) Honourable Mention


Archway Community Builders Awards:

2023: Organization Award – Nominee

Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards:


Champion of Diversity:

Aly Laube, Journalist – Nominee

Stephen Munga, Cultural Curator – Nominee


WINNER – Marketing Award


WINNER – Outreach Award


Fraser Valley Cultural Club:


WINNER In Recognition of Support by Mehak Punjab Di (Pawan Gillanwalla)

Abbotsford Arty Awards:


WINNER Outstanding Arts Organization