CILT-FM (Lite 96.7), Steinbach, Golden West
On May 8, the CRTC approved a new FM station at Steinbach, operated by Golden West Broadcasting Ltd., operating on frequency 96.7 MHz with an effective radiated power of 50,000 watts. Golden West was the licensee of AM station CHSM. It indicated that the new FM station would use the infrastucture already in place for CHSM. This arrangement would allow the licensee to operate the new undertaking very economically and provide the community of Steinbach with a broader range of service.
CILT-FM "Lite 96.7" signed on the air September 26 with "Continuous light favourites 24 hours a day!"