CJLS-FM is a radio station that broadcasts on 95.5 FM from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. It was one of the first radio stations in the Maritimes. CJLS was founded by Laurie Smith in 1934. Leyland G. Trask purchased the company from the Smith Family in 1968. In 1998, Gerry Boudreau, Chris Perry and Ray Zinck, all former employees of CJLS purchased CJLS. For years, CJLS was carried at 1340 kHz on the AM band until the switch to FM after receiving CRTC in 2002. On February 1, 2003, Boudreau retired. The current owners are Ray Zinck and Chris Perry. CJLS holds membership in the Canadian Association of Broadcasters, and the Radio-Television News Directors Association of Canada, and is represented nationally and regionally by Canadian Broadcast Sales.