Selon le site de la Fondation Canadienne des Communications:
On July 16, Geoff Stirling launched CKGM-FM 97.7. The station simulcast CKGM-AM. Studios were at 1455 Drummond Street.
On September 16, CKGM-FM began offering programming separate from CKGM-AM. Operating in stereo, 24 hours a day, CKGM-FM provided quality music (mostly instrumentals) and sophisticated talk programs, with four brief breaks per hour.
By this time CKGM-FM was operating with an effective radiated power of 41,200 watts.
CKGM-AM moved to 1310 Greene Avenue in Westmount.
On October 28, CKGM-FM became CHOM-FM with an album rock format.
On December 11, the application for the transfer of 1,000 common and 8,930 preferred shares of Maisonneauve Broadcasting Corp. Ltd. from Geoffrey W. Stirling to CHUM Ltd. was denied.
On July 26, CHOM-FM was authorized to move its studios and offices from 1310 Greene Avenue to 1355 Greene Avenue in Westmount.
CHUM Ltd. to purchased CHOM and CKGM from Maisonneuve Broadcasting Ltd. (Geoff Stirling).
By this time, CHOM was operating with a power of 47,100 watts.
CHOM was given permission to operate a transitional digital radio undertaking, using a transmitter installed at the Mont Royal tower in Montréal. The service would employ the EUREKA-147 digital audio broadcasting system, and operate on 1452,816 MHz with an effective isotropic radiated power of 11,724 watts.
On December 20, Standard Radio Inc. (CJAD and CJFM) was given approval to purchase CHOM-FM from CHUM Limited. Standard took ownership of CHOM on February 1, 2002.