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The Early Edition reveals the brightest and best decorated block in Metro Vancouver

“Brightest Block: Ranking the Best Christmas Streets in Metro Vancouver” aired December 13-17 on CBC Radio One.

“Brightest Block” aired December 13-17 on CBC Radio One

The winner of The Early Edition's holiday competition Brightest Block: Ranking the Best Christmas Streets in Metro Vancouver has been revealed! 

From December 13-16, our expert judges - CBC Vancouver's Justin McElroy, Director of SFU's City Program Andy Yan and Interim Chief Development Officer at St. Paul's Foundation Cecilia Tupper - wielded down your entries to the Top 5 decorated blocks that make your daily walks or commute brighter: 

  1. Trinity Street, Vancouver
  2. Santa Claus Lane, Langley
  3. Candy Cane Lane, Ladner
  4. Drummond Street, Vancouver
  5. 15175 62A Avenue, Surrey

It was a tough competition, but on December 17, the panel selected Candy Cane Lane in Ladner as the best and brightest decorated block in Metro Vancouver! Listen to the announcement here.

Congratulations to the many creative decorators on Candy Cane Lane! 

Candy Cane Lane in Ladner, B.C. (Submitted by Rob Leeson)
Candy Cane Lane in Ladner, B.C. (Submitted by Rob Leeson)
The Early Edition's Stephen Quinn greets the residents of Candy Cane Lane on Friday, December 17, 2021 in Ladner, B.C. (CBC)
The Early Edition's Stephen Quinn congratulates the winning block on Friday, December 17, 2021 in Ladner, B.C. (CBC)

The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn airs weekdays from 5:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. on CBC Radio One and across the province at CBC Listen.

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