Global News 980 CKNW — is a news/talk formatted radio station in Vancouver, British Columbia, airs at 980 AM and has a digital retranslator at 101.1 HD2. The radio began in New Westminster, British Columbia, on August 15, 1944.

Slogan: "Vancouver's News. Vancouver's Talk."

Language: English.

Format: News.

First air date: August 15, 1944

Call sign: CKNW

Owner: Global News

Broadcast area Metro Vancouver

Sister stations


  • The Mike Smyth Show The Mike Smyth Show Weekdays from 9am to 12pm
  • Global News Hour at 6 Global News Hour at 6 Daily 6pm-7pm
  • The Jill Bennett Show The Jill Bennett Show Weekdays 12pm to 3pm
  • Back On The Beat Back On The Beat John Daly Saturdays 11am-12:00pm
  • The App Show The App Show Mike Agerbob Sundays 10am-11am
  • Healthworx Radio Healthworx Radio Alan Glasser Saturdays 5pm-6pm


Radio broadcasts in the following cities on FM or AM:

  • Vancouver 980 AM / 101.1 HD2



  • K Lepp
    Great app, starts quickly and sounds good.