CBC Radio One presents: From Haiti to Home - January 19

headline1.jpgCBC Radio One in Vancouver has dedicated the airways on January 19 to help support those on the ground in Haiti.

Come down to the CBC Vancouver Broadcast Centre at 700 Hamilton Street today, and catch your favorite CBC hosts as they broadcast live from the Bread Garden.

The Early Edition with host Rick Cluff kicks things off at 5:30 am, followed by B.C. Almanac from noon to 1 pm. Host Mark Forsythe will touch on Haiti's political and economic climate, and bring you the history and culture of Haiti. Guests include journalist Claude Adams, who has traveled to Haiti extensively. He will also talk to renowned anthropologist Wade Davis, National Geographic's Explorer-in-residence whose book about Haiti, The Serpent and the Rainbow, was an international bestseller and historian Alejandra Bronfman, authour of On the Move: The Caribbean Since 1989.

The day rounds off with a special province wide edition of On The Coast and All Poiints West with hosts Stephen Quinn and Jo-Ann Roberts from 3 to 6 pm where you'll hear from Dr. Donna Smith; an orthopedic surgeon from St Paul's hospital who is spending her first day in Port au Prince today, setting up a field hospital, and treating patients.

Vancouver singer-songwriter Aaron Nazrul will be on site to perform a new song he's written about Haiti to help raise funds.

There will be Red Cross representatives at our CBC Vancouver location all day to take your donations in person.

Or you can call the Red Cross at 1-800-418-1111 or go online to the Red Cross Website

You can also go to cbc.ca/haitirelief for a full list of charities who are on the ground in Haiti and accepting donations.

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