LiVE 88.5 (CILV-FM) is a radio station broadcasting from Ottawa, Ontario at 88.5 FM frequency, with an Alternative rock format. Owned by Stingray Group. Its transmitter is located in Greely and services the National Capital Region area. This radio has been broadcasting since 2005. For developing and promoting emerging local musicians, the station sponsors an annual contest “Big Money Shot”.

Slogan: "Ottawa's Alternative Rock"

Language: English.

Format: Rock.

First air date: December 26, 2005

Call sign: CILV-FM

Owner: Stingray Group

Sister stations


    • Billy Talent - End Of Me
    • Hotel Mira - Fever Pitch
    • Anyway Gang - Reckless Reckless
    • The Sheepdogs - I Don't Know
    • Matt Mays & El Torpedo - Cocaine Cowgirl

  • Top Songs

    • 1 Blink 182 - Edging
    • 2 Gorillaz Feat. Thundercat - Cracker Island
    • 3 Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Burning
    • 4 The Black Keys - It Ain't Over
    • 5 The Beaches - Grow Up Tomorrow

Radio frequencies

Radio broadcasts in the following cities on FM or AM:

  • Ottawa 88.5

Radio contacts

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