Metropolis at Metrotown Hosts CBC Stars

Thursday, January 27th, 2011 — 9:30am PST
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CBC personalities will be at Metrotown on Saturday, January 29, 2011 for meet and greets, autographs, interviews, and to promote the Live Right Now campaign for healthy living. The day’s events will be hosted by CBC News Vancouver’s Claire Martin and Village on a Diet’s Garfield Wilson.

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Schedule (subject to change)
12:00pm Meet the Stars of the CBC News and CBC Vancouver
Heather Hiscox from CBC News Network
Tom Harrington from Marketplace
CBC News Vancouver’s Tony Parsons, Gloria Macarenko and Shane Foxman
CBC Radio One stars Stephen Quinn, host of On The Coast &
Mark Forsythe from B.C. Almanac

1:00pm Steven and Chris LIVE!
A “Live Right Now” special with chef Jonathan Chovancek and trainer Garfield Wilson from CBC Television’s Village on a Diet and Brett Wilson from Dragons’ Den

2:00pm Face the Dragon
Watch three lucky winners pitch a business to Brett Wilson from Dragons’ Den
Contest entry details to be revealed Monday, January 24th on the CBC blog

2:30pm Interview George Stroumboulopoulos
It’s BC’s turn to put George in the interview chair
Contest entry details to be revealed at 5:30 pm, January 21 on the CBC blog

3:00pm Meet the Stars of CBC Television
George Stroumboulopoulos from George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight
Brett Wilson from Dragons’ Den
Graham Wardle and Jessica Amlee from Heartland
Allan Hawco and Lynda Boyd from Republic of Doyle
Stacey Farber and Michael Seater from 18 to Life
Natalie Lisinska and Richard Yearwood from InSecurity
Brandon Firla and Manoj Sood from Little Mosque on the Prairie

You can meet your favourite personalities and check out hours of activities happening at the Grand Court at Metropolis at Metrotown (4700 Kingsway, Burnaby) starting at 11:00am this Saturday.

Current contests on

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  • Enter here to win a $300 Webber Naturals prize pack from the Vancouver Wellness Show (until Jan 23)
  • Enter here to win tickets to the sold out Bobby McFerrin show at the Chan Centre (until Jan 24)
  • View a complete list of contests »

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