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We are your source for everything that's happening in and around Ucluelet & Tofino. We'll keep you up to date on all the latest local news, sports, weather, and more. And when it comes to entertainment, we've got you covered with the best in local music and culture.

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Tuff City Merch

Looking for a stylish and unique gift for the music lover in your life? Check out Tuff City Radio's Canadian merchandise! Our collection includes men and women's tank tops, t-shirts, baseball shirts, hats, mugs and stickers, all emblazoned with our cool Tuff City Radio logo.

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The Wickaninnish Inn is proud to support our local radio station. Tuff City Radio keeps us all entertained with the best of our local music and culture.Visit our sponsor to learn more about their business.

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Thousands of people tune in to Tuff City Radio every day, both through online streaming and traditional radio broadcasting. That means your business will be front and center in the minds of your target market. Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity - advertise with Tuff City Radio today!

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Our Weekly Programming

Daily Shows Calendar

With shows ranging from interviews and local news to music and events, there's something for everyone on Tuff City Radio. And with our handy calendar, you'll never miss a beat! Simply consult the show calendar for show times and topics, then tune in for a dose of everything that's happening.


One of Canada's last independently owned radio stations. We are created for and supported by the diverse voices of Vancouver Island and the West Coast of Canada.

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Proudly Supporting Our Community

Looking for a radio station that's truly independent? Look no further than Tuff City Radio! We're the last independently owned radio stations in the country, and we're committed to bringing you the best in regional news and events, as well as showcasing emerging Canadian artists. Our stations are on air 24/7, 365 days a year, so you'll never miss a beat!Plus, we have a number of local hosts who provide themed programming that's sure to keep you entertained. And if that's not enough, we also import some great nationally syndicated programs and Vancouver Canucks hockey games! Tune in today for the best in daily information programming, including local and national news and sports, tide reports, weather, driving conditions, marine weather.

Globe And Mail Feature

Keeping The Rock Alive

Rain or shine, pandemic or not, we keep the rock alive at Tuff City Radio. After over 20 years of living in Tofino, Cameron Dennison and Kimberly Johnston have continued to fall more in love with radio and being part of the community.Learn more about how Tuff City Radio pulled through the COVID pandemic and was instrumental in bringing people during this difficult time in this featured article in The Globe And Mail.

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Cindy Hutchinson (Platinum Sponsor), Darlene Grimmett, Mayco Noel (Bronze Sponsor), Sophie L'Homme (Silver Sponsor), Robert Johnston, Jessyca Fulsom (Silver Sponsor), Costain Leonard, Bronwyn Keller (Bronze Sponsor), Patti Hirst (Platinum Sponsor), Nathan Braun & family (Silver Sponsor), John Enns (Silver Sponsor), Jacky Challenger, Luke Massato, Laura Loucks & Family (Silver Sponsors), Christine Skucas (Silver Sponsor), Alyne Francis, Krissy Montgomery, Laura McDonald (Gold Sponsor),Zoe Rodocanachi, Kim Hoag (Platinum Sponsor)If you have donated or supported Tuff City Radio and do not see your name here please contact us so we can update the site for you.


With shows ranging from interviews and local news to music and events, there's something for everyone on Tuff City Radio. And with our handy calendar, you'll never miss a beat! Simply consult the show calendar for show times and topics, then tune in for a dose of everything that's happening.

Tuff City Radio Shows


The Tuff City Jazz Show, 6-8 pmThe Jazz Show is a calming breath of fresh air on Monday evening. From popular favourites to hidden gems listeners will have the opportunity to hear the very best in Jazz as well as information about the artists and the recordings being played.The Psychedelic Basement with Mike Chips, 9 pm-12 amMike's been in his basement for a long, long time. He shares with us the treasures of his time down deep in the psyche of the human experience. Welcome to the basement.


Taco Tuesday with Myles Beeby, 6:30-8:30 pmJoin Myles Beeby as he introduces the west coast to some amazing hip hop on Taco Tuesday.Grizzly Waves with Luke Macdonald, 9-11pmGrizzly Waves with Luke MacDonald. Canadian Indie Rock, Indigenous & World Music - Breaking boundaries & breaking beats.


In Spite of Ourselves with Cory & Dena, 6:30-8:30 pmGo on a magical, random music journey with Cory & Dena. It's a great time time, there are always laughs, and they play music to roll down your windows and sing aloud to!Fish Head Soup for the Soul with Terry Dorward., 9pm - 12 amFish Head Soup for the Soul with DJ Crazy Fish. Indigenous hip hop and metal. Decolonializing your musical mind.


Dr. Johnston's Musical Emporium, 7-10 pm.Join everyone's favourite doctor for a dose of the sonic medicine you need.


Kook Soup with Andre McGillivray, 8-9 pmGarage Rock, Surf Rock, Tiki Weirdness, Sick Psyche, Greasy Soul, Trash Blues Everyone is dropping into this party wave.Operation X-Ray with Andre McGillivray, 9-10 pmNoise Rock & Post Punk & all points in between. This is NOT a drum circle.


Moffat in the Morning with Doug Cox, 9 am - 12 pmMoffat in the morning is Folksy & Bluesy. It is our most classic show on Tuff City &  Ukee Radio.Random Play with Doug Cox, 1 pm - 3 pmRandom Play features rare and not-so-rare recordings mixed with Doug's stories and observations about music, the music business and the men and women who make the music.


Classical Music, 6 am - 10 amBrush up on your classical music education and appreciation on Sunday mornings.The Send it Sunday Show with Storm & special guests, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmBetter than any mix on SpotifyAisle 5 Live with Tristan, 9 pm - 11 pm ish ..Reggae and Dub music to throw down your own in house Reggae Dance Bomb!


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Men's T-Shirts

Very soft (50/50 blended) cotton T-shirts in black and grey. Heather grey (featured in the photo) is our softest style being a 50/50 blend and we have a 100% cotton for our plain black shirts. Logos are the twin mics & eagle.


Women's T-Shirts

Very soft blended cotton t-shirts (50/50) come in a variety of colours with different logos. Sizes S,M, L. These shirts fit snug (American Apparel) and if you do not like your t-shirts snug then go up a size. Logos for female shirts are The Eagle, Twin Mics, and Octopus. Colours are brown, dark grey, and wine.


Women's Tank Tops

S,M, L. Tank tops are in blue, red, and grey with the octopus, twin mic, and eagle logos. Super soft material - 50/50 blended cotton.


Baseball Shirts

Unisex Baseball Shirts in Large, XL, and XXL are available. Twin Mics and Eagle Logo are available for print on these shirts. Long shirts so look great on people with long torsos or for women and men who like longer shirts.


Unisex Hoodies

Our Unisex Hoodies are the softest hoodies you will ever wear. They are fleece lined unisex hoodies fit perfectly for women (a medium is really a medium!) However if you are a male medium you should go up a size. Hoodies are grey and have the twin mic and eagle logo.


Bowler Shirts

Bowler Shirts in Large and XXL for men only. Logos are the Eagle and Twin Mic.


Kids Shirts

Kid's shirts come in grey, blue, and purple. Kid's shirts come with an octopus or eagle logo. The older girl in the first photo is wearing a women's small wine-coloured T-shirt (eagle print) which would fit a girl who is 12/14 yrs.Sizes are: XS (kids ages 4-6/7 yrs)
S (kids ages 7/8-10)
Women's small may fit kids older than 10 years old



We have a variety of hats in different colours with all of our logos - twin mics, octopus, and eagle. Hats are brown, black, pink and grey.

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Local Radio Ads Work

Radio advertising is big business across North America. Some people think radio is a dying medium, but the figures fail to back this up. Companies spent approximately $14.8 billion on radio show ads last year. Source
Looking for a way to reach your target audience in the most effective way possible? Look no further than Tuff City Radio Advertising. Our results-driven approach ensures that your message is heard by the right people, at the right time. Plus, our simple and transparent pricing makes it easy to budget for your campaigns, plus we are local and friendly.WHY DO RADIO ADS WORK?
It's marketing 101...
Repeat a message multiple times on the radio to help ingrain it into your listener. Radio is one of the most straightforward formats to utilize high-frequency messaging.
More Memorable:
Audio remains in the memory much longer than visuals. Sound also has the power to evoke emotion, which further reinforces memory.
Ads for radio stations are simpler to invest in and deliver a superior ROI to print and TV advertising.
Short Creation Cycles:
Bring your ads to life in a matter of minutes. It doesn’t take long to go from concept to hearing your completed ad on the radio.
Thousands of daily local listeners tune in to our broadcasts, so you can be sure that your ad will be heard by a large number of potential customers. And because we offer multiple options to showcase your business or event, we have a format that will fit your needs.So if you're looking for an advertising solution that gets results, contact Tuff City Radio today.

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Report Sponsorships

Starting at $825 / Month

Looking for a way to get your business noticed? Our Report Sponsorship package is the perfect solution! They give you great exposure on our prime-time radio show, 7 days a week. Plus, we'll create a custom ad or jingle for your business, so you can really make a lasting impression. It's a small investment that will pay off big time.✓ Our most exclusive sponsorship
✓ Top tier brand recognition at peak listening hours
✓ Branded content featured alongside vital aspect of radio - the weather, fishing, surf and tide report.
✓ 7 days a week, 6 times per day
✓ Reach out for full ad sheet and complete optional add ons available.

On-Air Packages

We have three levels of packages: Gold, Silver and Bronze.


Starting at $525 / Month

✓ Our Most Popular Package
✓ Jingle or spoken ad
✓ You can change ad seasonally
✓ 5 days a week, 5 times per day at peak listening hours
✓ Reach out for full ad sheet and complete optional add ons available.


Starting at $325 / Month

✓ Exclusively for small businesses of 1-2 employees or owner run businesses
✓ Ads run Mon-Fri during a mix of peak & non-peak listening hours


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✓ - Fun, engaging radio shout-outs: “Hi my name is X and you are listening to Tuff City Radio

Online Packages


Starting at $99 / month

✓ Your business is featured for a month on our website’s home page our website guarantees visibility from hundreds of visitors per day

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Starting at $150 / month

✓ Your business is featured on our website. Includes high-resolution photo of your business, a description of your story/message, and an external link to your website. Our website guarantees visibility to hundreds of visitors per day.
✓ Reach out for full ad sheet and complete package options.

Live On Location

Starting at $399.99 Per Event

Looking to enhanced your business' visibility and get more customers in the door? Tuff City Radio's remote broadcast packages are perfect for you! Our live 2-hour broadcasts will feature your business location prominently, and we'll even do 4 live breaks per hour to really let your customers know what you're all about. Tuff City Radio is the perfect way to reach a wider audience and get the word out about your business - so don't wait, sign up today!

✓ Live broadcasting from your business for a special event / grand opening
✓ Includes personalized programming and music choices as well as detailed broadcasting regarding your live event
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✨This Month's Horoscope Is Powered By This Month's Featured Sponsor ✨Wickinninish Inn




Zodiac Sign Traits

Aries, the first sign in the zodiac, belongs to those born between the dates of March 21st and April 19th.The first sign of the Zodiac, Aries are the trailblazers. Passionate and independent, Aries will never do something just because everyone else is doing it—a Ram needs to be 100 percent committed to the task at hand. Competitive to the max, the best way to motivate an Aries is to turn something into a contest. Aries will put everything they have (and then some) into winning. Loyal, smart, and impulsive, they always have multiple projects on their mind, and won't be satisfied until their work, social life, and personal lives line up exactly with the dream life they've envisioned. Those who are drawn to magnetic Aries may have trouble keeping up—but if they can, they'll have a friend for life.



If your mind is clear and your heart is open, your spirits will rise as naturally as the dawn Sun. From the day of the Fool through to the 19th, the Sun in risk-taking Aries encourages adventures, fresh starts, and physical exertions.Make the most of the New Moon on the 10th to plant whatever you want to grow - sunflowers, ideas, love! Full Moon on the 25th hosts the first Lunar eclipse of 2013.This is your very own birthday Moon, ripe with the promise of Spring and wild with the power of eclipsing darkness. Use it to banish whatever holds you back, leaving no-holds barred!



Do your Spring cleaning first half of the month, using the double whammy of springtime energy provided by the New Moon on the 10th.The astrological art of Feng Shui is based on the concept that the condition of your outer space is a telling reflection of your inner states. So take a look.. the kitchen reflects dietary & self-nurturing habits; the bedroom, your dream & love life. Clear excess clutter to make way for the easy flow of energies; enhance inner upgrades with outer improvements.



There is great wisdom to be gained by tuning in to natural cycles & aligning yourself to seasonal forces to gain their support.This month, Winter’s inertia is overthrown by the enthusiasms of Spring. Go with the force; bust free of stagnant, lifeless routines, and launch brand new ideas and desires. Let the myriad of budding possibilities fuel you; use the New Moon power on the 10th to make your move.



The ultimate New Moon of magical starts awaits your pleasure on the 10th; whatever you’ve been dreaming of, now is the time to make a move, any move, to bring it down to Earth.Full WildCat Moon (Choctaw) on the 25th is ringing your bell and calling you out. This is the Lunar Beltane Moon of fairies and flowers, a time to bless seeds, invoke fertile forces, & dance naked in the morning dew - that sort of thing!



Harness the uprising force of the Springtime New Moon on the 10th to opportunistically reinvent yourself! Put “take risks’ at the top of your to-do list, because “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” (Anais Nin)Be in love with the mysterious, the unknown; be in love with your fate. Spring clean away complications - simplify everything for perfect operations, including health care, dinner plans and thinking - eat less, medicate less and think less!



April Fool’s Day and the pagan, Persian, astrological New Year (see All Signs) call for nothing less than a fresh begin-again, a brand new bright, and a beginner’s mind. Shake off “shoulds” like old fleas! Don’t “know” nothing! Let fun and tomfoolery take the lead!New Moon on the 10th features a lusty Venus-Mars mating that calls for bold moves & leaping-before-looking in romantic adventures. Full Moon on the 25th (see Scorpio) calls out all the monsters under your bed and skeletons in your closet... make friends with them!



The Full Moon rising in your sign on the 25th is the first one of Spring and the New Year (see Aries & All Signs). Hindus call this Moon a “Chandra Grahan”- an eclipsed Moon that calls for special care & ritual, cleansing and abstinence.However you regard it, this Awakening Moon is your once-a-year special event. It offers you the opportunity to tune in to spirit, dreams and desires. It highlights deeper shades and phantoms, and helps you name, own and command them, as forces of your subconscious mind.Wholeness and self-power are its gifts; take them if you will!



April Fool’s Day dawns with the Moon in your humor-loving, optimistic sign - a clear message from the cosmos that you should celebrate the livelong month; woo your wonderful, expect the unexpected, and make dancing your main mode of locomotion!New Moon on the 10th honors first moves and wonderful wishes. By the 20th, romantic Venus, desirous Mars and the vitalizing Sun form a romantic trio in sensual, spa-loving Taurus. Should the Scorpio Full Moon eclipse on the 25th take you out of bounds, let this lovely trio of heavenly bodies bring you back to earth!



Your ruling planet Saturn, with its 62 Moons and rings of ice, will be at its biggest & brightest this month, rising at sunset and shining from the zodiacal sign of Scorpio, like a steady star through the night. Saturn’s current two year transit through Scorpio occurs once every 29 years...The energies of its passage this time round will climax around the 28th, when it comes closest to Earth and opposes the Sun. Lessons around surrender, control, and shadow sides may arise, offering you benefits and mastery if you are humble enough to learn; give it your best!



Time to play the fool, and who better than you? Your highest creative potential is actualized when your self-consciousness is overwhelmed by your passions - dance like no one is looking, make a fool of yourself regularly (to stay in practice), and live your life out loud! It marks the chief danger of our time, some wise sage once said, that so few dare to be eccentric in public...Use the uprising forces of the New Moon on the 10th to break out of the mold, and let the Full Awakening Moon on the 25th work its magic - see Scorpio for full details!



Now that you are old & wise, and still here, beyond end-of -the-world prophecies and despite all odds, it’s time to live life to the fullest & make every minute count!So do a cold turkey quit on complaints. Refuse to lumber your mind with rubbish. Be difficult to offend; take nothing personally. Be your own boss; be the decisive element! Listen to the best of news and spend time with the happiest of people. Spring is in the air, and the world is your playground!


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With questions, ideas for interviews, & music requests.
(250) 725-4443
Cameron Dennison & Kimberly Johnston
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Tuff City Radio cares about your privacy.

Effective Date: Jan 1, 2022Tuff City Radio (“we”, “us” or “our”) operates the website (hereinafter referred to as the “service”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our service and the choices you have associated with this data. We use your data to provide and improve the service. By using our services, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.DEFINITIONSService
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