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Industry - 2011 June 13

ASTRAL MEDIA RELEASES CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY REPORT

2010/11 : MAJOR CULTURAL, COMMUNITY & ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENTS

The first annual report is available for download via http://www.astral.com/en/social-responsibility  An impressive overview of Astral's dedication to supporting Canadian culture through financial contributions to film, television and music. And the means to which Astral uses its media properties to increase public awareness of many causes: 'In 2010, this support represented a value of over $25 million, in addition to the more than $12 million donated by Astral listeners during three major radiothons benefiting some twenty children's hospitals across the country, the Quebec Breakfast Club and earthquake victims in Haiti."

"The 2,800 members of the Astral team are very proud to play a leading role in all of the communities we inform and entertain each day."

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Feature - 2010 April 06

ASTRAL MEDIA'S NATIONAL DAY OF CARING FOR KIDS RADIOTHON

APRIL 29, 2010 - LET'S MAKE IT A RECORD YEAR!

Thursday April 29th from 5:30am to 6:00pm, more than 50 ASTRAL RADIO stations will take part in raising MILLIONS of Dollars for Children’s Hospitals and pediatric health centres across the country. Last year the 2009 Radiothon collected over $7Million in donations; the largest sum ever raised in a single-day radiothon in Canada. To kickstart fundraising many ASTRAL stations are encouraging listeners to sign up to be official Change Crusaders / Bandits to “loot spare change” from family, friends, classmates & co-workers as a fun way to raise funds and make a big difference. Join the cause now and become a fan on facebook.

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Tags : Astral Media, Radiothon, Social Responsibility, Charity

Press Releases - 2010 March 09

ASTRAL MEDIA RADIO'S EMPHASIS ON INTERACTIVE BUSINESS

82 RADIO WEBSITES TO BENEFIT FROM EMMIS INTERACTIVE PARTNERSHIP

Access the press release: "Astral Media Radio Partners with Emmis Interactive to Super-Charge its Interactive Business".  A long-term agreement is in place for the global software & consulting company to provide ASTRAL with its successful proprietary Audience Engagement platform BaseStation. With associated training it is a fully integrated solution to create two-way communication possibilities between the local stations and the audience while continuing to build on national sales and content strategies.

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Industry - 2009 September 28

MOBILE SUPERSTORE 61215

3 Downloads Only 6$/Month : "Answer Your Phone!"

Astral Media Radio has launched an Internet site to offer a centralized platform for downloading musical ringtones compatible with most Canadian cellphone carriers. 61215.ca ‘The Mobile Superstore’/’La Boutique Mobile’ has a variety of ringtone & wallpaper categories to choose from. Top ringtones include ‘Beggin’ by Madcon and Linkin Park’s ‘New Divide’. >2 ringtones + 1 wallpaper for $6!

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Press Releases - 2009 June 08

POWERED UP WITH 100% GREEN ENERGY

ASTRAL MEDIA RADIO AND OUTDOOR IN TORONTO NOW BULLFROGGED

ASTRAL MEDIA RADIO has announced it has officially moved to green electricity for its three Toronto radio stations and their respective websites: Virgin Radio 999, 97.3 EZ Rock and Newstalk 1010 CFRB.  Tom Heintzman, President, Bullfrog Power was interviewed by each of the stations to promote the announcement and increase awareness of the benefits & ease of switching to Bullfrog Power. Throughout Toronto, lighting for ASTRAL MEDIA OUTDOOR transit shelters & billboards will be powered by renewable electricity generated from low-impact wind farms and hydro facilities. To learn more read the official press releasevisit the website.

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Tags : Toronto, Bullfrog Power, Astral Media Outdoor, Social Responsibility