Vancouver Youth Radio

Summary of organization/program

Vancouver Youth Radio (VYR) is a part of the Hastings Media Lab Project aimed at youth interested in multimedia and digital creativity.  All of the VYR content is produced by youth for youth, which includes radio, original digital music, video and graphic art.  VYR is broadcast live every friday from 3pm to 5pm on CFRO 102.7 FM.

Contact information


 920 Hastings Street East, Vancouver, BC

 (604) 257-6949


Geographic region

  • Vancouver and the Lower Mainland, British Columbia


  • All of VYR’s programs are free and targeted towards youth.  VYR welcomes contributions from listeners and is always looking for youth who are interested in producing their own radio show or contributing on a regular and substantive basis.

History/Background Information

not provided

Dominant Media Forms

video production

music production

web production


  • Provide youth with the tools, support  and opportunites they need to explore there imagination.
  • Supply listeners with quality musical programming along with commentaries on current youth issues from a diverse and democratic youth perspective.

Statement of Principles

not provided


  • Encourage youth to become involved by submitting ideas, opinions, music, art,  and feedback.

Samples of work

Click here to access samples of projects.

Funding Sources

  • Network Two Community Services Society
  • RayCam Cooperative Community Services Society
  • Roland Canada
  • Q Media Solutions
  • Scratch Records
  • Ballistic Arts’ Media Studios
  • Telus