British Columbia Field Reporter Chris Wheeler joins the community of Williams Lake for a massive barbecue sponsored by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and the Arts. Chris joins the guest host of the event Kristi Gordon from Global BC and speaks with Lisa Faulds the grand prize winner of the contest. See more about travelling your own province at: http://www.hellobc.com
The winners of the “You Gotta Be Here‟ contest, selected randomly by a third party, are as follows:
Culinary Delights: A six-day culinary adventure through the rolling valleys, majestic peaks and breathtaking ocean views of the Vancouver, Coast and Mountains Region. Won by Ian Trombley of Hazelton.
Island Getaway: A seven-day Gulf Islands adventure that includes kayaking, and pampering at indulgent spas, in the Vancouver Island Region. Won by Robert Young of Nelson.
Wines and Vistas: A six-day tour of the Thompson Okanagan Region resorts and lodges, as well as a sampling of wines and outdoor experiences. Won by Judy Jolliffe of Campbell River.
Mountain of Adventure: A five-day discovery of glaciers, hot springs and adventures in the Kootenay Rockies Region. Won by Lisa Faulds of Williams Lake.
Fly-Fishing Escape: A three-day experience including flight-seeing and fly-fishing in the Cariboo Chilcotin Coast Region. Won by Kathleen Hair of Vancouver.
Great Northern Rail Ride: A four-day train journey across the diverse and magical Northern BC Region. Won by Donna Garbelya of Kelowna.