CKQB -FM ( 10.9 The Bear ) is a private radio station in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The transmitter sends an Active rock music format with an output of 84 kW at the frequency 106.9FM. The station is operated by Bell Media.


The station began broadcasting on August 31, 1982, was operated by Standard Broadcasting on a frequency of 540 AM with a power of 50,000 watts (daytime) and 10,000 watts ( at night). Initially, a mix was sent from. A short time later was converted to easy listening. In 1987, the transition to the adult contemporary format with the station name 54 lite rock. On 1 September 1994, the AM broadcast has stopped and aired the program on FM.


  • Sixx Sense
  • The Duke
  • THE BEAR 's Breakfast
  • Amy Volume & Scott Lear
  • Dylan Black
  • The Side Show Countdown
  • House Wrecking Party