With B.C.'s first ever Family Day set on a different week from all other provinces, CBC Radio One is celebrating how families make our province unique. On February 11th our shows will be bringing family stories from around the region plus an exciting contest.
AWKWARD FAMILY PHOTO CONTEST
Send us your favourite awkward family photo and the behind the scenes story and you could win a family ski trip to Sun Peaks Resort! The winner will be announced on On The Coast just before the 4:30pm news on Monday, February 11th. Send your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For inspiration check out "Uncle Fuzz owning the runway" or more at awkwardfamilyphotos.com
THE EARLY EDITION WITH RICK CLUFF
5:30am - 8:30am
Have you always wanted a big family? How about having sixteen sweet children? On The Early Edition Cathy Gilbert from Vancouver Island shares her story and tells us why she's not the only one in the neighbourhood with more than a dozen children under one roof.
We'll also hear from a Vancouver resident who tracked down his sister in North Korea 55 years after they were separated by war. You can see an emotional reunion here.
Wrapping up our show Columnist Fred Lee steps out this weekend for some family friendly events!
BC ALMANAC WITH MARK FORSYTHE
12pm - 1pm
Jeff Chiba Stearns will join us to discuss his movie One Big Hapa Family. A family reunion led him to discover that no one after his grandparent's generation had married someone of Japanese descent.
Tell us your stories of multicultural families during the second half of the show.
ON THE COAST WITH STEPHEN QUINN
3pm - 6pm
Authors JJ Lee and Willow Yamauchi will also be on the show debating how much to reveal when writing about the family. As always food columnist Anya Levykh provides a delicious recipe - a family meal just in time for dinner!
Plus, the winner of our awkward family photo contest will be announced.
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