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Operation Dolphin Trainer is a go

Some of you may have heard me speaking in recent weeks of a "secret misson" to be carried out around this time. No, I didn't join a cult, nor was I plotting to bring one down. Nothing quite so....crazy. Life's been challenging enough without that flavour of paranoid delusional drama.

No, it was a corporate misson labelled by one colleague as "Operation Dolphin Trainer." See, I was invited by the company to fly out to Calgary to take an existing radio station -- and flip 'er.

As of 6 o'clock this morning (local time, which is way different than the clock I finally got used to), oldies station CFFR became 660News, All News Radio.

My sincere apologies to anyone who was left out of the loop or kept vaguely in the dark on this one. Orders were for secrecy on this project, though I've since been told that, aside from the specific timing of the flip, this was the worst-kept secret in the industry. I hope anyone back home who found out about this at th…