OMNI Television

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OMNI Television
OMNI Television logo.jpg
Founded September 3, 1979 (original Toronto station)
September 16, 2002 (official launch of system)
President
Company Rogers Communications
Notable Series

OMNI Television is a system of five multicultural television stations in Canada owned by Rogers Communications, along with one independently-owned affiliate.

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History

OMNI Television affiliates (including city of licence and date of first sign-on)

Rogers-owned

Station City First sign-on date Notes
CHNM-DT Vancouver, British Columbia June 27, 2003 Formerly an independent station (branded as channel m) from its first sign-on until August 31, 2008; purchased by Rogers on April 30, 2008; joined OMNI on September 1, 2008
CJCO-DT Calgary, Alberta September 15, 2008
CJEO-DT Edmonton, Alberta September 15, 2008
CFMT-DT Toronto, Ontario September 3, 1979 Flagship station of OMNI; brands on-air as OMNI.1; airs multicultural programming targeting European and Latin American communities in Southern Ontario. Purchased by Rogers in 1986
CJMT-DT Toronto, Ontario September 16, 2002 Brands as OMNI.2; airs multicultural programming targeting South Asian, Chinese (in Cantonese and Mandarin), Japanese, Korean, Somali and Afghan communities in Southern Ontario

Independently owned

Station City First sign-on date Notes
CFHD-DT Montréal, Québec December 11, 2013 Owned by 4517466 Canada Inc. as a secondary affiliate of OMNI; brands as ICI (for International Channel/Canal International)

Former affiliates

Station City First sign-on date Date of disaffiliation New affiliation Notes
CHNU-DT Surrey, British Columbia September 15, 2001 October 31, 2007 Independent Currently owned by ZoomerMedia as a religious independent station
CIIT-DT Winnipeg, Manitoba February 6, 2006 July 2008 Independent Currently owned by ZoomerMedia as a religious independent station

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