March 12 - 15, 2012
Stephen Quinn, host of CBC Radio One's On The Coast speaks to Luke Brocki, a 30-something Vancouver reporter who set out on a month long journey in search of home ownership. Despite making a good wage and being pre-approved for a mortgage, Luke soon discovers the only place he can afford to buy a home is nowhere near where he thought he would be.
Come be part of this year's Angel Dedication Event at VGH this Thursday, December 15. Celebrate the many "Angels" around us and in our hospitals.
Date: Thursday, December 15, 2011
Time: 11:30am - 12:45pm
Place: Winter Wonderland, Diamond Family Courtyard, Jim Pattison Pavilion,
Vancouver General Hospital, 899 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver
Special Guest: Gloria Macarenko- Co-host, CBC News Vancouver
Thousands of dedicated Angels celebrating loved ones and honoring doctors and nurses are displayed on trees at VGH. The Angel Campaign helps fund critically-needed medical equipment and important research at VGH, UBC Hospital and GF Strong Rehab Centre.Visit angelsatvgh.ca to make a gift, dedicate an Angel and help decorate our tree.
LIVE Remote with The Early Edition at VGH
CBC Radio One's The Early Edition, with Rick Cluff will also be broadcasting live from VGH tomorrow! Join us from 5:30 - 8:30 am in the Winter Wonderland at the Diamond Family Courtyard. We'll be hearing from those who have and are spending their holidays in the care of VGH. The coffee and hot cocoa will be ready to go, dark and early tomorrow morning.
CBC NEWS VANCOUVER AT SIX NOW ON CHEK, 7 DAYS A WEEK
January 6, 2011 - CBC News and CBC British Columbia announced today the expansion of CBC News Vancouver at Six on CHEK.
Beginning January 15, CBC News Vancouver will add new 30-minute weekend newscasts to the CHEK lineup, complementing the existing CBC News Vancouver at Six newscast seen during the week. These new broadcasts will make CBC News Vancouver at Six available 7 days a week on CHEK. The weekend team includes host Aarti Pole, sports with Karin Larsen and weather with Simone Grewal.
"Viewers on the Island have embraced the partnership CBC BC has developed with CHEK," says Johnny Michel, Managing Director, CBC British Columbia. "In addition to getting the best in news, sports and weather from the CBC News Vancouver team during the week, they will now have a great new weekend newscast hosted by Aarti Pole to get them ready for the week ahead."
CBC News Vancouver has been seen at 6 pm on CHEK since April 2010 when host Tony Parsons joined Gloria Macarenko, Shane Foxman and Claire Martin as part of the CBC News Vancouver team.
"CBC News Vancouver at Six has been a strong addition to our weekday news programming," says John Pollard, President CHEK Media Group. "CBC Vancouver's weekend news will complement our own top-rated Island-based weekend newscast, hosted by Skye Ryan, and provide our viewers with enhanced regional coverage seven days a week."
For more information on CBC News Vancouver Saturday and Sunday, visit cbc.ca/vancouverweekend
For more information on CBC in British Columbia, visit cbc.ca/bc
For information on CHEK TV, visit cheknews.ca
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Asifa Lalji, APR
CBC English Communications