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  Winnipeg’s newest country music radio station, NOW Country 104.7, launched on Saturday July 9th, 2016NOW Country 104.7 delivers the newest hot country hits alongside Manitoba’s finest singer/songwriters and Canada’s incredible Indigenous artists.

  On Monday July 25th 2016, Kimberley Dawn, a well known singer/songwriter and radio host, launched the new station’s morning show, NOW Mornings 6:00-10:00am weekdays. Also on the 25th, the highly popular NCI-FM personality Brian Cook moved to NOW Country as host of the afternoon show, weekdays from 1:00-6:00pm.

   Native Communications CEO David Mcleod announced, “Native Communications Incorporated has a long-history in featuring country music and connecting with the grassroots communities since the network first aired in 1971. NOW Country 104.7 will provide a new and exciting outlet for that mission. The country music of today has evolved into a new sound, and NOW Country 104.7 will be committed to presenting and supporting modern country music. It’s sister station, NCI-FM, is a provincial radio network, and will specialize in serving up hit country music from the 80s to the 2000s, including all the great indigenous musicians we’ve supported through the years . Each station will each have a very distinct sound with different talent.”    

   “Musically, it has always been our mission to offer a variety of different artists. With NOW Country 104.7, we will be able to offer highly focused support of under-represented singer/songwriters, a wealth of local talent (who will be welcomed in the studio to perform live) and the best Indigenous music within the country/roots genre. And, of course, we will be on the cutting edge with the newest country hits. We’re really very excited about new station as it connects to the NCI family’s musical roots.” said CEO McLeod.   

  NOW Country 104.7 is the sister station of NCI-FM, “The Spirit of Manitoba” which owns and operates 59 FM transmitters located throughout the province, including Thompson, Churchill and The Pas.