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CBC Open House & Food Bank Day Incentive Prizes

Check out some of the fabulous incentives we have for B.C. Food Bank donations on Friday Dec. 4.

Join us Friday Dec. 4 for our annual Open house and Food Bank Day in B.C.

Check out some of the fabulous incentives we have for B.C. Food Bank donations on Friday, Dec. 4.

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'Take Flight' Experience for Two with Pan Pacific Vancouver

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Your adventure starts when you and a guest check in to your Pan Pacific Vancouver hotel room overlooking the water, the North Shore mountains and the Coal Harbour float plane base. You'll also enjoy the Italian Buffet on Saturday night and the Sunday Market Brunch.

Then take to the air with Harbour Air's Classic Panorama 'flightseeing' tour. This 20-minute seaplane flight for two includes a complete aerial view of the city and surrounding parks and beaches. Finally, make your way to the end of Canada Place pier and experience FlyOver Canada, a flight simulation experience — complete with wind, scents and mist — that takes you from east to west over some of Canada's most spectacular scenery.

  • Donation Value: $1000
  • Learn more about Pan Pacific Vancouver.
  • Find out more about Harbour Air Seaplanes and FlyOver Canada.
  • The prize is valid January 2 to November 30, 2016 and accommodation is subject to availability so please reserve at least one week in advance. Gratuities are not included. 
  • A Saturday night stay is recommended for the one night accommodation as the buffet is only available on Saturday evenings and the brunch is on Sunday mornings.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, The Early Edition, between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.  on Dec. 4.

'Victoria Romance' for Two at Magnolia Hotel and Spa

Take to the air with Harbour Air's Classic Panorama 'flightseeing' tour.

Picture this: an overnight getaway in this luxury boutique hotel for two people in a Diamond Room — Magnolia Hotel and Spa's finest rooms on the top two floors, featuring a cozy gas fireplace, over height 10ft ceilings and a spectacular view.

Then, add some wow to your stay with a bottle of sparkling wine on ice and Saltspring Soapworks' Sparkling Rhubarb Bubble Bath. Magnolia Hotel and Spa is located just steps from Victoria's picturesque Inner Harbour and was recently awarded '#4 Top Hotel in Canada in the 2015 Conde Nast Readers' Choice Awards'.

  • Donation value: $350
  • Prize valid between January 1, 2016 and January 31, 2017, excluding February 12 & 13, May 15 - 17, May 19 - 21, July 1 -  September 4, October 7 - October 9 and December 31.
  • Accommodation is subject to availability and advance reservations are required. Gratuity is not included.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, All Points West between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Locally-sourced Dinner, Dessert and Beer Pairings for Four in Prince Rupert

Picture this: an overnight getaway in this luxury boutique hotel for two people in a Diamond Room -- Magnolia Hotel and Spa's finest rooms on the top two floors, featuring a cozy gas fireplace, over height 10 ft ceilings and a spectacular view.

Love food and beer? This is the prize for you... Enjoy a five-course dinner for four at Fukasaku seafood/sushi restaurant, prepared by Chef Dai Fukasaku -- who cooks exclusively with sustainable B.C. seafood. You and three friends will be treated to Chef Dai's signature chowder -- featuring sidestripe shrimp -- as well as a salad, an appetizer sampler consisting of crab cake, green trio (goma-ae) and edamame and an assortment of Fukasaku's locally-sourced sushi. The meal will be accompanied by Prince Rupert's own Wheelhouse Brewing Company beers -- and topped off with a memorable dessert/coffee, courtesy of Cowpuccino Coffee House.

  • Donation value: $300
  • Find out more about Fukasaku 
  • Learn more about Wheelhouse Brewing Company 
  • More about Cowpuccino Coffee House 
  • Prize includes a five-course dinner for four people at Fukasaku of Prince Rupert, including local craft beer from Wheelhouse Brewing Company and dessert/coffee from Cowpuccino Coffee House. Must be 19 years or older to win this prize. Please drink responsibly.
  • Prize is valid until December 30, 2016, excluding February 14, and is subject to the availability of Chef Dai Fukasaku. Advance reservations are required (and must be made at least one week in advance). Gratuity is not included but greatly appreciated. 
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, Daybreak North, between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Dec. 4.

Winter Storm or Whale Watching Season Getaway for Two at The Wickaninnish Inn

Enjoy a five-course dinner for four at Fukasaku seafood/sushi restaurant, prepared by Chef Dai Fukasaku -- who cooks exclusively with sustainable B.C. seafood (Fukasaku)

Indulge yourself with a Tofino getaway that includes two nights accommodation for two in a deluxe guest room in the Wickaninnish Inn's On The Beach Building. Your room will feature one King or two Queen beds, a double soaker tub set against a rainforest-framed view of the Pacific Ocean waves rolling onto sandy Chesterman Beach, a private balcony and a gas fireplace. You'll also enjoy heated bathroom flooring, a glass-enclosed shower with beach and ocean views, complimentary valet parking for one vehicle and free Wi-Fi. 

  • Donation value: $900
  • Learn more about The Wickaninnish Inn
  • Prize valid December 1, 2015 through April 30, 2016 or October 1, 2016 through April 30, 2017, excluding all Canadian and US statutory holiday periods, Valentine's Day/Weekend and the hotel's early January closure dates.
  • Accommodation is subject to availability and advance reservations are required. Gratuity is not included.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, B.C. Almanac, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Victoria Kayaking/Paddleboard Adventure for Four with Ocean River Sports

Indulge yourself with a Tofino getaway that includes two nights accommodation for two in a deluxe guest room in the Wickaninnish Inn's On The Beach Building (Wickaninnish Inn)

Discover Victoria from the best seat in the harbour: from a kayak or standup paddleboard! Enjoy an amazing Harbour Tour for four people and four 3-hour kayak or paddleboard rentals from "one of the premier specialty kayak and adventure companies in North America". On the relaxing yet instructional Victoria Inner Harbour Kayak Tour, your guides will take you on an adventure through the city's historic waterways where you'll encounter everything from seaplanes to fishing vessels and maybe even eagles, herons and river otters! Be sure to bring cash for a stop at some of the best fish and chip eateries around. This prize also includes four 3-hour kayak (or paddleboard) rentals, so you can come back and make your own adventure.

  • Donation Value: $500
  • Learn more about Ocean River Sports 
  • Prize valid June 1 to September 7, 2016 and includes a Victoria Harbour Kayak Tour for four people (duration: 3 hours) and four 3-hour kayak or standup paddleboard rentals. Rentals may be used as four single trips, two rentals for two people or one 3-hour rental for four people. 
  • Tours are suitable for all ages and kayak and paddling gear rental is included. No experience necessary. Gratuity for the tour is not included but is appreciated.
  • Prize subject to availability of Ocean River Sports and advance reservations are required for the tour.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, All Points West, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Oak Bay Kayaking/Paddleboard Experience for Two with Ocean River Sports

Discover Victoria from the best seat in the harbour: from a kayak or standup paddleboard! (Evan Boyd)

Explore the breathtaking nooks and crannies of the scenic ocean shoreline aboard a kayak or standup paddleboard! This prize includes an Oak Bay Shoreline Tour for two people and two 3-hour kayak or paddleboard rentals from Ocean River Sports -- one of North America's premier outdoor/paddlesports outfitter and tour provider, with 34 years of paddling expertise. Perfect for paddlers of all ages and skills, the Oak Bay Shoreline Tour features three hours of pristine kayaking, unforgettable vistas and opportunities to check out the marine life on nearby islets. Once you've completed the tour, you'll be ready to return and paddle your own path with your 3-hour kayak (or paddleboard) rentals for two.

  • Donation Value: $250
  • Learn more about Ocean River Sports 
  • Prize valid June 1 to September 7, 2016 and includes a Oak Bay Shoreline Tour for two (duration: 3 hours) and two 3-hour kayak or standup paddleboard rentals. 
  • Tour is suitable for all ages and kayak and paddling gear rental is included. No experience necessary. Gratuity for the tour is not included but is appreciated.
  • Prize subject to availability of Ocean River Sports and advance reservations are required for the tour.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, All Points West, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Private Gourmet Feast for Eight

Perfect for paddlers of all ages and skills, the Oak Bay Shoreline Tour features three hours of pristine kayaking, unforgettable vistas and opportunities to check out the marine life on nearby islets (Evan Boyd)

Turn your kitchen into a gourmet restaurant with a dinner party prepared by The Dirty Apron's Chef David Robertson. Chef David will provide ingredients and prepare a delicious five-course, five-star dinner for you and seven of your closest foodie friends, in the comfort of your own home! Relax as Chef David and helper set up shop and whip up the best of The Dirty Apron's tried-and-true signature dishes. They'll take care of all your needs -- including the dishes! The Dirty Apron will  even provide pairing recommendations beforehand, so you can select the perfect wines to serve with your exclusive dining experience. 

  • Donation value: $2000
  • Find out more about The Dirty Apron 
  • Prize includes a five-course dinner for eight people, cooked right in your home, anywhere in Vancouver, North Vancouver or West Vancouver.
  • Prize valid until December 30, 2016 and is subject to the availability of Chef David Robertson. 
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, On The Coast, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Family Fun Day with Powder King

Chef David will provide ingredients and prepare a delicious five-course, five-star dinner for you and seven of your closest foodie friends (Kevin Clark)

A million miles from stress, but only 500 yards from the highway, Powder King is the perfect Northern B.C. mountain resort for a fun day with the family. The prize includes two adult lift passes and up to five youth/children passes, as well as rental equipment for the whole family. It's everything you need to enjoy the great outdoors at a location that boasts an annual snowfall of 41 feet.

  • Donation value: $500
  • Learn more about Powder King Mountain Resort 
  • Rental equipment includes skiis, boots, poles and helmet or snowboard, boots and helmet or snowshoes for two adults and skiis, boots, poles, helmet  and googles or snowboard, boots, helmet, goggles and wrist protectors or snowshoes for up to five youth/children (18 years and under).
  • Prize valid until April 20, 2016.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, Daybreak North, between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Dec. 4. 

'Essential Victoria': Tea at The Empress and Treasures at Royal BC Museum

Powder King is the perfect Northern B.C. mountain resort for a fun day with the family (Jordan Demeulemeester)

Enjoy two of Victoria's iconic experiences: Afternoon Tea for Two at the Fairmont Empress and a Family Day Pass for one of Canada's greatest cultural treasures. Be part of a tradition that goes back to 1908 and is shared by royalty, celebrities and dignitaries alike when you sip your Empress Tea served in dainty William Edwards china and with sterling silver service while nibbling on signature scones, pastries and tea sweets, amid the backdrop of live piano music. Then 
spend a day with the family learning the stories of British Columbia amongst some of the province's most impressive artifacts, documents and ever-changing exhibits at the Royal BC Museum. In addition, take home a book and calendar, courtesy of the museum.
  • Donation value: $225
  • Find out more about the Royal BC Museum
  • Learn more about The Fairmont Empress 
  • Afternoon Tea for Two is valid until December 30, 2016, excluding December 24 - 26, and is subject to availability; advance reservations are required. Gratuity and alcohol are not included. 
  • Royal BC Museum Family Day Pass includes admission for one day for two adults and up to three youths (under 19). Does not include IMAX movie. Family Pass is valid until March 31, 2016. 
  • Museum prize also includes a copy of book, "Feeding the Family: 100 Years of Food & Drink in Victoria" and a Studio Billie's 'Emily Carr' calendar.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, On The Island, between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Whistler Dream Getaway: 5-day Edge Card, Ice Fishing and Two-Night Retreat at Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Afternoon Tea for Two at the Fairmont Empress (Fairmont Empress)

Enjoy premier skiing or snowboarding on Whistler Blackcomb's legendary peaks — and catch your fish and eat it, too. Escorted by seasoned local fishing guides from Pemberton Fish Finder, you'll cast your line in pristine ice-covered lakes, in search of local freshwater Rainbow Trout, Bull Trout, Kokanee and more.

Then bring your catch-of-the-day back to the Chateau where it will be expertly prepared by the hotel's gourmet chefs. Add to that, two luxurious nights in the Chateau's deluxe accommodations with spectacular mountain or village views. When you decide to hit the slopes, the Edge Card comes pre-loaded with 5 days of skiing or riding, valid any day all season.

  • Donation value: $2000
  • Learn more about Whistler Blackcomb
  • Find out more about Fairmont Chateau Whistler
  • More information on Pemberton Fish Finder
  • The one 5-Day Edge Card may only be used by Canadian, Washington State and Oregon State residents and expires May 17, 2016. No blackout dates.
  • Ice fishing and hotel prize includes two nights accommodation for two at Fairmont Chateau Whistler and guided BC ice fishing trip (5 hours) that includes transportation to and from fishing location, fishing gear, bait and lures and ice fishing instruction with Pemberton Fish Finders, as well as a gourmet picnic lunch from Portobello Market and Fresh Bakery and dinner for two in The Grill Room, featuring your catch of the day (alcohol not included).
  • Ice fishing and hotel prize valid until the end of 2016 and must be booked within the following dates: Dec 4 – 20; Jan 3 – 10; Jan 17 – 19; Jan 27 – 29; Jan 31 – Feb 4; Feb 8 – 11; Feb 21 – 25; Feb 28 – Mar 5; Mar 11 – 24; Mar 27 – April 30.
  • Accommodation is subject to availability and advance reservations are required. Gratuity is not included.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, BC Almanac, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Ultimate Weekend Oasis in Vancouver with Loden Hotel, Tableau Bar Bistro and Homer St. Cafe

Escorted by seasoned local fishing guides from Pemberton Fish Finder, you'll cast your line in pristine ice-covered lakes, in search of local freshwater Rainbow Trout, Bull Trout, Kokanee and more.

Rest up and recharge with the ultimate weekend time-out experience at the Loden Hotel — named Vancouver's best hotel by Condé Nast Traveler's 2015 Reader's Choice Awards. Upon arrival, you'll be greeted with a special bottle of VQA wine in your luxurious 800-square-foot, one-bedroom-suite.

After a time-out in your grand suite, you'll be whisked away in the Loden's London Cab to Yaletown's Homer St. Cafe & Bar, where you'll be treated to a locally-inspired dinner for two. After a refreshing night's sleep, complete your time of relaxation with a leisurely brunch at Tableau Bar Bistro and an unhurried 1 p.m. late checkout.

  • Donation Value: $1100.
  • Learn more about the Loden Hotel.
  • Find out more about Homer St. Cafe & Bar.
  • More information about Tableau Bar Bistro.
  • Prize valid until December 29, 2016 and includes two nights accommodation for two in a 800-square-foot One Bedroom Suite at the Loden Hotel, dinner for two at Homer St. Cafe & Bar (valued up to $150), brunch for two at Tableau Bar Bistro (valued up to $50), a bottle of VQA wine upon arrival at the Loden Hotel, valet hotel parking and 1pm late checkout.
  • Accommodation is subject to availability and advance reservations are required. 
  • Taxes are included but gratuities are greatly appreciated. 
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, On The Coast, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Craft Beer Experience for 12 with Hoyne Brewing Company

Imagine spending the weekend at the fabulous Loden Hotel, dining at Tableau and the Homer Street Cafe.

Satisfy your curiosity and impress your friends with an exclusive craft beer experience, courtesy of Victoria's own Hoyne Brewing Company. You and 11 friends will enjoy an in-depth look at exactly what goes on behind the scenes at Hoyne Brewery, complete with a sampling of Hoyne's beers, with owner and brewmaster Sean Hoyne.

The prize also features a spectacular gift pack (for each person!) with memorable brewery loot, including a growler, glassware, T-shirt and more. 

  • Donation value: $500.
  • Learn more about Hoyne Brewing Company.
  • Tour lasts approximately 1 to 1.5 hours. Must be 19 years or older to win this prize. Please drink responsibly.
  • The tour is valid until December 30, 2016 and is subject to the availability of Hoyne Brewing Company. Advance reservations are required. 
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, All Points West, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Hipster Super-prize: Pampering, Craft Beer and Fluevogs

You and 11 friends could enjoy an in-depth look at exactly what goes on behind the scenes at Hoyne Brewery, complete with a sampling of Hoyne's beers, with owner and brewmaster Sean Hoyne.

Imagine a full year of razor-sharp looks and stylish hair, a spanking new pair of Fluevogs and a behind-the-scenes trip through three of Vancouver's fine craft breweries. The pampering begins with a one-year membership to Vancouver's Regal Barbers Grooming Club. Membership includes unlimited haircuts, neck shaves, scalp massages and more.

Then show off your look while parading around in your new pair of Fluevog shoes, thanks to a $300 gift certificate to the iconic store. Finally, take your new look, along with a friend, on a Vancouver Brewery Tour of three of the city's favourite craft breweries. The experience includes transportation, beer samples, an introduction to the brewing process and a souvenir pint glass.

  • Donation value: $1100.
  • Learn more about Regal Barbers Grooming Club.
  • Find out more about Fluevog Shoes.
  • More information about Vancouver Brewery Tours.
  • Vancouver Brewery Tour is valid until December 31, 2016 and is subject to the availability of Vancouver Brewery Tours. Advance reservations are required.
  • Regal Barbers Grooming Club membership is valid for one year, expiring one year from the first appointment.
  • Tour includes pick up and drop off at Waterfront Station and transportation to and from all three breweries. Tour lasts approximately 3 hours. Must be 19 years or older to win this prize. Please drink responsibly.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, On The Coast, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Private Chocolate Tasting for 18

Imagine a full year of razor-sharp looks and stylish hair, a spanking new pair of Fluevogs and a behind-the-scenes trip through three of Vancouver's fine craft breweries

Gourmet chocolate, high-quality cheese, a shot of fine whisky and the company of up to 17 friends. Indulge yourself in an evening of divine pairing in a private tasting event at XOXOLAT (sho-sho-la) Chocolate Boutique in downtown Vancouver.

Although the combination may initially sound questionable, you'll be treated to a surprise for the palate when you sample the finest of the world's chocolates, under the guidance of a chocolate expert, and discover the surprisingly delightful pairings of chocolate, whisky and fromage. This tasting will last approximately two hours.

  • Donation value: $1000.
  • Learn more about XOXOLAT.
  • The prize is valid until December 30, 2016 and is subject to the availability of XOXOLAT Chocolate Boutique.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, BC Almanac, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Private Food Truck & Craft Beer Party for 20 at the Location of Your Choice

Indulge yourself in an evening of divine pairing in a private tasting event at XOXOLAT Chocolate Boutique in downtown Vancouver. (Xoxolat)

Imagine the Mom's Grilled Cheese food truck pulling up to your home, office or soccer practice to serve what many call 'the best grilled cheese in Canada' to you and 19 friends! The truck will travel to the location of your choice — anywhere in Vancouver.

You'll each enjoy a Mom's Specialty Sandwich, made with fresh homemade bread. Perhaps you'll choose 'The Jackson 3', with three pieces of sourdough surrounded by melted Brie, Boursin and Gruyere cheese. Or, you might opt for 'Mom's Meatloaf Grilled Cheese' that's topped with marinara and loaded with melted Mozzarella and Parmesan.

Add to that a mug of Brassneck Brewery's finest ale. All you have to do is bring your appetite.

  • Donation value: $800.
  • Learn more about Mom's Grilled Cheese Truck.
  • Find out more about Brassneck Brewery.
  • Food truck will travel to location of your choice anywhere in Vancouver.
  • Must be 19 years or older to consume the beer. Please drink responsibly.
  • The prize is valid until December 30, 2016 and is subject to the availability of the Mom's Grilled Cheese food truck.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, On The Coast, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 4. 

Rare 3 L Bottle of Burrowing Owl 2012 Syrah

Imagine the Mom's Grilled Cheese food truck pulling up to your home, office or soccer practice to serve what many call 'the best grilled cheese in Canada' to you and 19 friends! (Mom's Grilled Cheese)

Enjoy a 3 L Double Magnum bottle of 2012 Syrah from the Okanagan Valley's Burrowing Owl Estate Winery — one of only 12 bottles of its kind.

This Gold Medal wine was the only Canadian Syrah to take home a medal in this year's Syrah du Monde International wine competition. It has been described as "full on the palate with flavours of black cherry, plum, leather and tobacco" with "a touch of black pepper that anchors the long, earthy finish."

This bottle cannot be purchased in stores, restaurants or even the winery.

  • Donation value: $500
  • Learn more about Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions. 
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, Daybreak South, between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 4.

Vancouver Opera Full Immersion Experience for two

This Gold Medal wine was the only Canadian Syrah to take home a medal in this year's Syrah du Monde International wine competition. (Burrowing Owl)

This totally unique opportunity lets you attend a staging rehearsal of Madama Butterfly with the second-largest opera company in Canada, meet the singers, get an exclusive tour of the O'Brian Centre — home of Vancouver Opera, where costumes and scenery are created and all rehearsals and full orchestra readings take place — as well as a private backstage tour at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

Add to that, you'll get to attend the Madama Butterfly Sitzprobe (the first rehearsal for both singers and orchestra), sit in the orchestra pit during a dress rehearsal and then enjoy fabulous seats for a Madama Butterfly performance.

If you spent any more time behind these scenes, you'd be a professional opera artist!

  • Donation Value: $2000 for two people
  • Learn more about Vancouver Opera
  • The prize is valid for Vancouver Opera's production of Madama Butterfly, March 6 through 13, 2016.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, The Early Edition, between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 4.

Four-Course Feast and Wine Experience for four

Jee Hye Han has the title role in Vancouver Opera's Madama Butterfly for three of the six performances. (Vancouver Opera)

Impress your friends with a gourmet dinner at Summerhill Pyramid Winery in Kelowna.

Executive Winery Chef Luca Paola will prepare a four-course meal for you and three friends, featuring the best regional ingredients sourced from the winery's own Biodynamic gardens and wildlife preserves as well from their network of organic farmers. Winemaker Eric von Krosigk will compliment the meal with pairings from Summerhill's finest library wines.

  • Donation value: $500
  • Learn more about Summerhill Pyramid Winery
  • The prize is valid until Dec. 30, 2016 and is subject to the availability of Luca Paola, Eric von Krosigk and Summerhill Pyramid Winery. Gratuities are not included.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, Daybreak South, between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 4.

Deep Cove Getaway and Kayaking Adventure for four

Enjoy this Four-Course Feast and Wine Experience with three of your friends. ( Summerhill Pyramid Winery)

Discover the waters of Deep Cove on a guided three-hour kayaking tour for four with the Deep Cove Canoe and Kayak Centre. Learn about the local history, drink in the natural beauty and maybe even glimpse some aquatic life!

When you're back on shore, enjoy dinner for four at Arm's Reach Bistro and a special bottle of wine. Then stay overnight in the charming Beachview Retreat Bed & Breakfast with accommodations for four.

The next day, wake up to a gourmet breakfast with a beautiful view out over Indian Arm. Enjoy your day in Deep Cove and relax with a meal at The Raven Pub with your $100.00 gift card. Finally, enjoy a meal at The Village Table restaurant with a $100 gift certificate for that establishment. And if kayaking has you hooked, invest in your next adventure with a $250 shopping spree at Deep Cove Outdoors.

  • Donation value: $1300
  • One night accommodation at the Beachview Retreat B&B for four people in your choice of suites is based on double occupancy.
  • Prize valid until Dec. 1, 2016 and accommodation is subject to availability so please reserve at least one week in advance. Taxes and gratuities are not included.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, The Early Edition, between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 4.


'Priceless' Jean Larrivee Guitar

Deep Cove is one of the nicest spots on the North Shore to launch a kayak. (Deep Cove Kayaks)

One of the world's premiere guitar makers, Larrivée Guitars, made a special edition for Commander Chris Hadfield to take into orbit on the International Space Station: a Larrivée P-01 Parlor guitar.

Now, in honour of the release of Hadfield's album Songs From a Tin Can — the first album recorded in space — Larrivée Guitars is releasing just 150 of these guitars and you can own one of them. The ISS guitar comes with a signed certificate of authenticity and a copy of "Songs From a Tin Can", personally signed by Commander Chris Hadfield.

  • Donation Value: $2500.
  • Prize includes limited edition P-01 ISS Reissue, including shipping within B.C., certificate of authenticity signed by Chris Hadfield and Jean Larrivée and a signed copy of Chris Hadfield's album Songs From a Tin Can.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, BC Almanac, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Dec. 4.


Canucks Jersey signed by the entire team

This is one guitar that is truly out of this world. (Jean Larrivee)

Why settle for one autograph when you can have signatures from the whole team! Show your love for the Canucks with this rare jersey signed by the current members of our NHL hockey team. You cannot buy this in stores.

  • Donation value: $1500.
  • Learn more about the Vancouver Canucks
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, The Early Edition, between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 4.

Backcountry Snowcats Adventure for two

This signed Vancouver Canucks jersey could be yours. (Vancouver Canucks)

Channel your outdoor enthusiast for this two-day catskiing trip for two in B.C.'s South Chilcotin Mountains, just outside of Pemberton. The adventure begins at the base of Hurley Mountain Road, where you'll ride a snowmobile to a mountainside lodge.

From there, you will check in and enjoy a family style dinner before resting up for the evening. The next two days begin with a snowcat ride to powder heaven and two full days of unlimited vertical skiing or snowboarding, including lunch served in the cat between runs. 

  • Donation value: $3000
  • Learn more about Backcountry Snowcats
  • Prize includes transportation to and from the Hurley Mountain Lodge via snowmobile from the base of the Hurley Mountain Road, just outside of Pemberton; two days of skiing/snowboarding; two days of ski or snowboard rentals; two nights accommodation at the Hurley Mountain Lodge, and three meals each day.
  • Prize recipients are responsible for bringing appropriate ski clothing, helmet, goggles, and personal items. Each guest is required to sign a waiver. Minors under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a legal guardian who also signs the minor's waiver.
  • Prize valid for early or late season catskiing and expires December 31, 2016, excluding January 16 through March 31, 2016.
  • Booking is subject to availability and advance reservations are required.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, On The Coast, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Dec. 4.

Exclusive Victoria Cycling Adventure from The Pedaler

Imagine yourself out skiing with Backcountry Snowcats. (Paul Morrison)

Enjoy a private, fully-guided scenic bike tour for two through Victoria. You'll begin at The Pedaler's Huntingdon Manor location and ride through iconic locations and hidden gems.

A Pedaler bike tour would not be complete without food tastings along the way. This four-hour tour will include a lunch, beverages and a sweet or two. #EatDrinkPedal. 

  • Donation value: $250
  • Learn more about The Pedaler
  • Prize includes bike rentals, helmets, private guided bike tour for two and culinary sampling.
  • Prize is valid until December 31, 2016 and is subject to availability of The Pedaler. Advance reservations are required.
  • Gratuity is not included.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, On The Island, between 5:30 and 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 4.

New artwork by Robert Davidson

A bike tour is the perfect way to enjoy the sites and flavours of Victoria. (The Pedaler )

Robert Davidson is one of Canada's best-known artists. His artwork is part of the Vancouver Art Gallery's permanent collection. It has also been featured at the National Gallery of Canada and the Smithsonian's National Museum of the North American Indian in New York.

Now you can own the new release print, Winter Time (2015) — one of a limited number of hand-pulled serigraphs. Unlike a reproduction, this serigraph is considered one of multiple originals. Dimensions of the piece are 74 x 39 cm. 

  • Donation Value: $1500
  • Learn more about Robert Davidson
  • Prize includes signed limited edition serigraph: Winter Time (2015). Measures 74 x 39 cm.
  • Donation prize offered as described, no exceptions or substitutions.
  • This prize will be announced on CBC Radio, BC Almanac, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Dec. 4.

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