Who will be crowned Vancouver’s unofficial ambassador?

CBC launches online competition to determine the unofficial face of the city

Seth Rogen? Ryan Reynolds? Canuck the Crow?

Who is just Vancouver enough to be named the city’s unofficial ambassador? CBC is endeavoring to find out with a 64-entry, NCAA-style bracket competition to determine just that. Launched Tuesday, the public broadcaster’s contest gives residents the chance to vote on who should be Metro Vancouver’s unofficial ambassador.

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First round match-ups pit local artists, rising stars, local legends and high-profile entrepreneurs against each other. Canuck the Crow takes on Mayor Gregor Robertson. Ryan Reynolds battles Carrie-Anne Moss. Douglas Coupland faces off against John Fluevog. Seth Rogen, the new voice of TransLink, goes up against Wanting Qu. In a battle of West Vancouver songstresses, Sarah McLachlan takes on Diana Krall.

 

The contest will play out online over the next two weeks.

Cast your vote in the first round at www.cbc.ca/bc.

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