CBC Vancouver’s Open House & Food Bank Day is tomorrow, December 6th


CBC Vancouver’s Open House & Food Bank Day is tomorrow, December 6th

WHO: The general public, school groups and supporters of Food Banks

WHERE: CBC Vancouver Broadcast Centre. 700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

WHAT: CBC Vancouver’s annual Open House & Food Bank Day. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities including newsroom tours, live radio broadcasts featuring musical guests and meet-and-greets with local and national CBC hosts and reporters.

Food bank volunteers will be accepting cash donations in person, over the phone on December 6,  and online right now at cbc.ca/openhouse.

WHEN:  Friday, December 6, 2019 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Live Radio One broadcasts – 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn featuring musical guests Katherine Penfold and Petunia from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

  • BC Today with Michelle Eliot & North by Northwest with Sheryl MacKay featuring  musical guests Company B Jazz Band and Vancouver Youth Choir.

  • On The Coast with Gloria Macarenko featuring musical guests Jack Garton, Chor Leoni Men’s Choir and Dakota Bear from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Newsroom tours – 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • Get on the news set and see how your public broadcaster makes the news.

  • Meet CBC journalists, including the CBC Vancouver News team: Mike Killeen, Anita Bathe, Brett Soderholm, Dan Burritt, and Lien Yeung as well Ian Hanomansing of The National and Erica Johnson of Go Public.

CBC kids in the Atrium – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Grab a hug or a high-five from Daniel Tiger and Chirp from CBC Kids.

Follow us on Twitter at @CBCVancouver or @cbcnewsbc, on Instagram, Facebook and Youtube @cbcvancouver for the latest CBC Vancouver News updates. #CBCOpenHouse

About CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages.

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