It appears Matthew McBride’s failure to pay rent to the transmission tower landlord for as much as 8 years has resulted in his “Tuff City Radio” station at 90.1 KHz in Tofino being silenced .. as of Feb. 15 2018.
A sister station in Ucluelet at 99.5 KHz, also licensed to McBride Communications, is unaffected, since it operates independently. The details are laid out in a story posted at the Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly News website HERE.
We’re told efforts are underway to buy both stations from McBride and hopefully operate them on a sound financial basis. That information is also contained in the above story by reporter Nora O’Malley.
It isn’t just rent McBride has not paid here… at his port moody station ckpmfm the point, we are former advertisers have had the repo man asking us to not pay the station but send all payments to the bailiffs directly.