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‘Mr. BC’ Jack Christie talks to Joseph Planta about his latest book Best Weekend Getaways from Vancouver (Greystone, 2008).

Best Weekend Getaways from Vancouver by Jack Christie. (Greystone, 2008)

Click to buy this book from Amazon.ca: Best Weekend Getaways from Vancouver

Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:

I am Planta: On the Line. This is THECOMMENTARY.CA.

Jack Christie joins me now. He’s been described as ‘Mr. BC,’ for his over 20 years travelling through the province looking for the best outdoor attractions and activities. He’s written numerous books in the past-his latest is Best Weekend Getaways from Vancouver. There are 28 destinations in this book throughout the Sunshine Coast, Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island, and the Okanagan, as well as places within the Lower Mainland, all accessible from Vancouver. An outdoor columnist with the Georgia Straight, Jack Christie is also the host of the ‘Rec Report’ on Shaw’s The Express. The book is published by Greystone and retails for $19.95. www.jackchristie.com is his website. Please welcome to the Planta: On the Line program, Jack Christie; Good morning, Mr. Christie.


Jack Christie website: http://www.jackchristie.com