The 2015 Spring Member Drive is April 10 - 24!

The 2015 Spring Member Drive is April 10 - 24! And this year, our 40th anniversary falls on April 15th 2015. We have been on-air for 40 years!
Because we're 40, why not raise the money to match our years? We've set our Spring Member Drive goal for $40,000.

To help support Co-op Radio during the member drive, you can either:

Co-op Radio's 40th Anniversary Celebration

FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 2015 at the Wise Hall
1882 Adanac St

Join us for a night of celebration and appreciation for alumni, current programmers and hosts, volunteers, members, guests, listeners. Everyone welcome!

The night will begin at 7:00 with a mixer event for alumni and current programmers to share stories. Folks interested in tales from our 40 years on air are welcome to join us any time from 7 - 8:30.

Urban Renewal Project Showcase/Fundraiser

If you're an Urban Renewal Project listener Tuesday nights 10 pm to midnight, check out what DJ Denise has put together for you! 
March 19, 2015 The Wise Hall & Lounge 1882 Adanac St. Vancouver, doors at 9pm, show starts at 10pm 

A Tribute to Todd Serious of The Rebel Spell

On the weekend, Todd Serious of the Rebel Spell, died in a climbing accident. This clip is a tribute to Todd and aired on No Apologies Necessary on Wednesday March 11th 2015.

In 2015 -- We are 40! Special Programming

Tuesday, January 13, 7 - 8 pm will be the first of special programs to mark our 40th Anniversary on air. We've been broadcasting lives since 1975.  
Listen in on Tuesday for an hour of stories and music from some of the people who have been there from the beginning, or for several decades. Come on in and pull up a seat around the fire. 
Listen for more programs as we lead up to our anniversary date on April 15 and beyond.

In Memory of Peter Grant

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Peter Grant on December 11, 2014. Peter was a long-time volunteer and former staff member as Programming Coordinator of Co-op Radio during the 80's, as well as a board member of our Community Radio Education Society (CRES).

A Film About Accordion Noir!

Check out the video now available on the Co-op Radio Website about Co-op's own Accordion Noir!
And if you love the show (or the accordion), or even like it a little bit, please considering supporting Accordion Noir by becoming a member of Co-op Radio or making a donation. Just click on the Donate button at the top right of this website. Look up. Yes, right up there. 


Co-op Radio on TUNE-IN

Get Co-op Radio on your iPhone, Android Phone, and computer via TUNEIN!

Here is the URL for Co-op Radio on TUNEIN:

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Featured Show: Community Living

Check out our current Featured Show - Co-op Radio's Community Living!

Read the Full Article HERE

Halloween at Co-op Radio 2014

Happy Halloween from Co-op Radio! The last day of the Member Drive is Halloween!

Come by the station or tune in to Co-op Radio on Halloween for a spooky time!

We will be handing out candy, hosting a colouring and candy counting contest, and a 50/50 raffle from 1-8:30pm.

There will be special programming on-air perfect for handing out candy too, trick or treating, or to play at your Halloween parties from 6:30-10:30pm!

The doors will be open and we will be streaming live on 100.5FM or online at

FALL MEMBER DRIVE - October 17th - 31st

Continue supporting Co-op Radio during our Fall Member Drive between October 17th and October 31st

To donate, click the Donate to Co-op Radio button on the top right of the website, or donate here!


Artful Sundays by Brittania Community Services Centre

Artful Sundays is an outdoor arts market featuring the work of local artists, live music, workshops, special events, community groups and more!

For more information click here

Vancouver Folk Music Festival - July 18-20

Co-op Radio is proud to support the 37th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival, happening July 18-20 at Jericho Beach Park.
The festival will feature over 60 acts including Joan Baez, Andrew Bird and the Hands of Glory, Amos Lee and Mary Lambert to Ozomatli and Mauritania’s Noura Mint Seymali and many more!

Red Jam Slam Society and Co-op Radio celebrate Aboriginal Day - June 21st

The Red Jam Slam Society, in collaboration with Co-op Radio 100.5 FM and the Heartwood Community Café, will hold a talent show fundraiser on Saturday June 21st.

Live and Local: Co-op Radio Wall Street Open House - July 6th

Join us in celebrating our Station RelocationSunday July 6th 1-5pm at our new location,  2014 Wall Street  in Hastings-Sunrise.

The event includes a barbecue, raffle, speakers, live DJs, and a tour of our new studios. We also will be featuring special programming focused around our move and our new neighborhood.

Crab Park Festival - July 1st

The 27th Annual Crab Park Festival takes place on July 1st, 1-4pm.

Intro to Radio: Aboriginal Perspectives - June 12th

On Thursday June 12th at the Vancouver Aborignal Friendship Centre, CJSF 90.1FM will be presenting an event about community and public broadcasting of Aboriginal voices.
Join in for stories and a Q&A from amazing local broadcasters about the possibilities of community and public broadcasting, especially when it comes to highlighting aboriginal, first nations and indigenous voices, who are often marginalized in mainstream media.


A note from our technician:

The broadcast, live online stream, and archives are back up and running well. Everything sounds great and we are very pleased with everything. Our new location and studios are amazing and we are all very happy here.

Come visit us during our drop-in hours: Tues-Thurs 12-4!

If you have questions or comments or concerns about the move, our broadcast, online stream or archives, please email

Annual Spring Independence Dance - May 24th

The Guyanese Canadian Cultural Association of BC will be hostings its Annual Spring Independence Dance on Saturday May 24th at the South Arm Community Centre. 

Femme-stravaganza! - June 7th

Co-op Radio is proud to support the Femme City Choir's debut show Femme-stravaganza! On June 7th at the Wise Hall, join Femme City choir for a night of song, dance, fun, and most importantly FEMME FABULOUSNESS.

Y57's Music Social Night - May 8th

Come out to Y57 Media's Music Social Night on Thursday May 8th at Ceili's Irish Pub, 670 Smithe Street.

This event brings together all walks of music life. We're inviting all musicians, bands, managers, friends, pals, boyfriends and girlfriends for a social evening of good company and great drinks!  We're treating this night as an homage to our amazingly talented musicians and radio guests. As a thank you for coming by our show, we wanted to create a night for you to network, bond and relax in the company of other equally awesome individuals.

Doxa Documentary Film Festival, May 2-11

DOXA Documentary Film Festival discovers new forms of nonfiction film -- everything from mountain gorillas to cartoon ponies, and the men who love them.

Station Re-Location 2014


Our station has been located in BC Housing’s Sunrise Hotel Building at Hastings and Columbia since 2001.  BC Housing is renovating the building for the residents and have asked us to re-locate during the 18-month construction period.  We’re excited about the improvements to the building’s safety and long-term operations.  And, we also need to keep broadcasting during the renovations.  

2014 Earth Day Celebration - Mon April 21st

Co-op Radio is proud to support this year's Earth Day Parade and Celebration hosted by 


For Co-op Radio Spring Membership Drive Accordion Noir continues our tradition of throwing over the accordion in favour of some other neglected or slighted instrument.

Annual Spring Member Drive, April 4-18

Make this year's Spring Member Drive a memorable one for Co-op Radio!
Our station will be relocating at the end of May to a new, temporary home at 2014 Wall St. With your help, this transition period will be seemless for the station.
For the past 12 years, Co-op Radio has been proudly broadcasting from its location in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver.  BC Housing is beginning an expansive renovation on the building and have told us we must vacate the premises for 18 months starting May 1st.


Tuesday April 15th, 7pm, SFU Harbour Centre