The people of Radio Malaspina (CHLY 101.7 FM) are committed to engaging our listeners with an inclusive, intelligent and innovative alternative media experience. We encourage personal responsibility in all levels of community. We are a campus- and community-supported forum and stage for the voices of Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, the Islands and beyond.
The Monday night jazz and improvised music radio show Rhythmaning began at CFUV in Victoria, BC and has been on the air since 2001 in Nanaimo, BC, at CHLY 101.7 FM in Canada broadcasting to Vancouver Island and the west coast in BC, Canada and upper Washington USA. Host Kerilie McDowall is a former jazz guitarist and composer and spent some years performing and writing in Vancouver and Toronto.