Canada’s favourite late-night host, George Stroumboulopoulos, is bringing his hit CBC show out to Vancouver for a few days next month. The last time Strombo landed out West there was an overwhelming response for tickets to his shows where he interviewed Betty Fox, Heritage Minister James Moore, the Sedin twins, Raine Maida and more. While […]
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CBC Radio 3 is currently hosting a search for the Best Music Website in Canada. Over the last few weeks, through an online public poll, they have narrowed down the field with Vancouver having a strong showing in the top 30 listings (including Vancouver is Awesome’s music section and Backstage Rider). This week we’re down […]
Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada is being celebrated in Whitehorse this weekend with a WHL game, community activities, NHL alumni, the Stanley Cup, and more. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr The event popped onto my radar last November during the Big Save Contest and the winning team, the Petitcodiac-Salisbury Bantam “A” Flyers from New […]
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. Schedule (subject to change) 12:00pm Meet the Stars […]
The official Vancouver 125 anniversary year campaign kicked off last week and everyone from the Parks Board to Vancouver Archives is participating or organizing celebratory campaigns of their own. This includes CBC Vancouver who has launched an iPhone application called “Vancouver 125” featuring archived video footage (synced with Google Map locations) of significant, televised moments […]