CTV Ottawa is the News and Entertainment Programming Leader in eastern Ontario and western Quebec, with a weekly reach of more than one million viewers. Locally, CTV News has won regional and national awards for broadcasting excellence as well as for its tireless work in the community. The station recently celebrated its 50th anniversary of broadcasting.
CTV Ottawa’s call letters are CJOH and is owned and operated by CTV Television Inc. It provides outstanding news and entertainment programming to eastern Ontario and west Quebec. The station went on the air for the first time March 12, 1961. At the time our studios were temporarily housed in a warehouse on Bayswater Ave. at Somerset St. Five months later we moved to our permanent and current home on Merivale Road. CTV Ottawa has 4 transmitters throughout the region. They are located at Camp Fortune, Quebec, and at Lancaster, Deseronto and Pembroke, Ontario covering all of eastern Ontario and western Quebec, with a reach of 1.6 million viewers.