On October 14, Fondation Humanité 2000 was awarded a licence for a religious French-language FM station. It would broadcast from Quebec City on a frequency of 90.9 MHz, with an effective radiated power of 5,685 watts. There would also be a transmitter at Beauceville, transmitting on 102.5 MHz with ERP of 400 watts. The new station would broadcast a minimum of 57 hours and 30 minutes of local programming per broadcast week. Programming would be exclusively religious, with no advertising.
CION-FM “Radio Galilée” signed on the air.
Fondation Humanité 2000 became Fondation Radio Galilée.
On December 6, Fondation Radio Galilée was given approval to operate a transmitter for CION-FM at Saguenay (formerly Chicoutimi) to serve the population of Saguenay and the Lac St-Jean area. The transmitter would operate at 106.7 MHz with an effective radiated power of 11,040 watts.
CION’s studios and offices were noted as being at 3196, chemin Ste-Foy in Quebec.
On August 17, the CRTC administratively renewed the licence of CION-FM Québec, and its transmitters CION-FM-1 Beauceville and CION-FM-2 Chicoutimi, to August 31, 2013.
Written by Bill Dulmage - Updated September, 2012