Father's Day is this Sunday and the CBC Shop in Vancouver has some of the best and brightest gifts for dad. All brand new for the month of June, CBC golf tees, balls, FIFA World Cup collectibles, and a wide array of DVDs are available to satisfy all gift desires. Scroll through the gallery below to see more items from the CBC Shop located inside the CBC Vancouver Broadcast Centre at 700 Hamilton Street.
The Idlers performed a live show on CBC Vancouver's outdoor stage at Soccer Mania on Tuesday, June 8 much to the delight of hundreds of fans and passers-by who bobbed away to the upbeat tunes. After the concert, everyone tried their luck at a game of foosball and the giant penalty kick station. Check out some of the photos from the event below!
The results are in! On Saturday night, June 5, the Association of Electronic Journalists revealed the best in electronic journalism for the B.C. region in 2009 and CBC Vancouver took home ten of the night's awards. Check out the list of awards below for just some of the amazing work produced by the team at CBC Vancouver. Congratulations to all winners!
The CBC Vancouver winners for television awards:
DAN MACARTHUR AWARD: Best TV In-depth/Investigative
"Disgraced Doctor" - Go Public - CBC's investigative team, Kathy Tomlinson and Enza Uda told the story of a doctor working in Quesnel, BC whose license had been suspended in the US just after he acquired a license to practice in Canada. "Go Public" found a trail of malpractice lawsuits and the harrowing stories of former patients.
GORD SINCLAIR AWARD: Live Special Events TV
News Day in BC - On November 26, 2009, producers Cathy Kearney and Mike Hennigar saw months of work come to fruition as student reporters took over the CBC airwaves to tell stories that matter most to them. They reported on CBC News Vancouver, CBC Radio One's The Early Edition, B.C. Almanac, On The Coast, and on CBC.ca/BC. The students tackled tough issues like video game addiction and the rise of plastic surgery amongst teens.
BEST USE OF NEW MEDIA AWARD
B.C. Votes 2009 - Gloria Leung, Oliver Janousek, Charlie Cho, Mike Laanela, Meoni-Clement Poon, Anu Dawit-Kanna, Tim Richards, Jennifer Leask and Devon Goodsell provided comprehensive coverage of the B.C. election by including on-demand streaming of Radio and TV programming, as well as interactive features such as real-time live election results displayed in an interactive map and a live blog during the leaders' debate.