Profile and Mission Statement
Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation was founded after the establishment of the Northern Native Broadcast Access Program in 1983.
MBC Network Radio currently airs 24 hours of programming daily, 7 days a week, from studios located in La Ronge, Saskatchewan. It reaches an ever expanding listening audience of over 100,000 people in dozens of communities and offers programming featuring interviews, information, education, [and music] in the Cree, Dene and English languages. MBC maintains a grass roots connection in it’s programming via phone-in shows and on-location broadcasts.
MBC Radio is distributed via a digital audio system, which is up-linked directly to the Anik F2 satellite from the Studios in La Ronge and received directly by the communities throughout North, Central and parts of Southern Saskatchewan, including La Ronge (89.9 FM), Prince Albert (88.1 FM), North Battleford (95.5 FM), Saskatoon (104.1 FM), Regina (90.3 FM), Yorkton (92.9 FM) Meadow Lake (89.9 FM) and Creighton/Flin Flon (91.9 FM).
Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation previously featured a professional video production team. The “Heartbeat of the Earth”, a television documentary series profiling the languages, culture, and lifestyles of northern people, was aired on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) and former Saskatchewan Communications Network (SCN). The 13 episode per year series, was created by MBC and the people of Northern Saskatchewan in 1999 as a showcase for our peoples creativity.