CICW-FM is a radio station broadcasting community radio programming and a variety of music on the frequency of 101.1 MHz/FM in Elora and Fergus located in Centre Wellington, Ontario, Canada. The station's branding is The Grand @ 101 (formerly The Grand @ 92.9).


Centre Wellington Community Radio Inc. was founded in 2009 by Scott Jensen, Vic Folliott and Bill Valedis.

On April 29, 2011, Centre Wellington Community Radio Inc. received Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) approval to operate a community FM radio station at 92.9 MHz in Centre Wellington, Ontario.[1] On September 12, 2011, Central Wellington Community Radio applied for a technical amendment - contours.[2][3] On October 28, 2011, the CRTC approved Centre Wellington Community Radio Inc.'s application to decrease the average effective radiated power from 85 to 46 watts, decrease the maximum ERP from 200 to 150 watts, decrease the antenna’s effective height above average terrain from 54.2 to 49.1 metres and relocate the antenna and transmitter site.[4]

On September 25, 2014, the station applied to change CICW-FM's frequency from 92.9 MHz to 101.1 MHz and to increase the maximum ERP to 2500 watts [5] The CRTC approved CWCR's application on September 10, 2015. [6]

In late 2015, CICW-FM moved from 92.9 MHz to 101.1 MHz.


  1. Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2011-278
  2. Broadcasting Part 1 Applications Open for Comment
  3. 2011-1248-2
  4. Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2011-676 New community radio station in Elora and Fergus – Technical change, CRTC, October 28, 2011
  5. 2014-0966-5
  6. Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2015-418, CICW-FM Elora and Fergus — Licence amendment and technical changes, CRTC, September 10, 2015

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Coordinates: 43°42′17″N 80°22′43″W / 43.70473°N 80.3785°W / 43.70473; -80.3785

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