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Hosts mark last day on Calgary’s Q107 ahead of format flip

Q107 (CFGQ-FM) Calgary hosts “Tarzan Dan” Freeman and Cam Sullivan have announced that today marks their last shows on the Corus Entertainment Classic Rock station ahead of an impending format flip in the New Year.

Freeman, who is well-known for his run hosting television show, YTV Hit List with Tarzan Dan, throughout the ’90s, has been with Q107 since 2016. Heard weekdays from 2 – 6 p.m., he has been one of a handful of local voices left on Q107 with Willy in the Morning, the morning show from sister station Rock 101 (CFMI-FM) Vancouver, airing on the station since August 2019. Rock 101 afternoon drive host Robin LaRose has also been heard in evenings.

“My last show is today and it sucks,” said Freeman, in a video posted across his social media channels. “I’ve tried to think of a million ways of saying it, but it sucks. I love coming in and doing what I do every single day…it’s never an easy pill to swallow.”

Freeman plans to go out this afternoon with “Fan Request Friday” for all four hours of his show.

“I’d love to play your favourite request and take out Q107 the way it deserves to be taken out. A heritage radio station that kicked ass and had some great people on it.”

Cam Sullivan, who had hosted middays since 2020, has also announced his departure, however he’ll be staying with the company, joining Corus’ Country 105 (CKRY-FM) across the hall as Assistant Program Director. Sullivan has been with Corus since 2013, working his way up from street team member to Assistant Music Director at Q107. Over that time, he had hosted almost every daypart on Q107, in addition to a four-year stint hosting swing on Country 105.

Sullivan wrote in a post to Twitter that on a personal level, he was really sad to see the end of Q107.

“Growing up, music is how I connected with my dad. We’d drive around listen to Q because it was the only station playing the stuff we both loved,” said Sullivan, adding that a visit to the studio during Terry DiMonte’s time in mornings, solidified his passion to pursue radio as a career.

Corus says the station’s new format will be revealed January 9. It had carried the Q107 branding and variations on the Classic Rock format since 2004 when its predecessor CKIK-FM dropped its Hot AC playlist and the station call letters were changed to CFGQ-FM.

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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email -

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