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Peggy 99.1 Winnipeg will become Country

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HOLD YOUR HORSES, WINNIPEG GETS A NEW COUNTRY MUSIC STATION

December 1, 2023

For Immediate Release

Winnipeg, December 1, 2023 – Worried you won’t get that special something this holiday season? How about receiving the gift of Luke Combs, Lainey Wilson, Morgan Wallen, and Thomas Rhett? Giddy up Winnipeg, today Corus Radio announced that Peggy@99.1 will be reborn as Country 99: Winnipeg’s New Country. As of December 27, y’all got a new country station in town!

On December 27 at 12:01 a.m. Country 99 will officially hit the airwaves. Targeting country music purists and new country fans, Country 99 will give listeners a fresher and fun offering of music, playing the biggest hits and the great throwbacks from the country universe.​

“We are so excited to bring the hot country format to Winnipeg,” says Ronnie Stanton, Vice President, Corus Audio. “It’s time for Winnipeg to finally have an exciting, upbeat country station that’s full of new music discovery.”

Country 99 joins Corus’ powerhouse collection of award-winning country stations that include CISN Country in Edmonton, Country 105 in Calgary, and Country 104 in London.

The station’s show lineup with be announced later this month. In the meantime, listeners can follow the station on social media @country99wpg to check out great country music content and get the scoop on contests and more.

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 SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
X: @CorusPR @country99wpg
Instagram: @country99wpg
Facebook: @country99wpg
TikTok: @country99wpg
Threads: @country99wpg

Country 99 is part of the Corus Entertainment Network.  

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