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Canadian Antiques Roadshow NOT Coming To Vancouver Island
One of TV’s most popular shows will NOT be coming to Vancouver Island despite recent ads appearing in British Columbia papers giving the impression that another of the ‘Canadian Antiques Roadshow’ series is in the making.
Many members of the public have been duped by full page ads which have been appearing recently in British Columbia papers giving the impression that another of the ‘Roadshow’
Mark Pedersen, one of the Executive Producers of the Canadian Antiques Roadshow when it was in production five years ago, says the show always warned people to be careful about other travelling appraisal shows. "There's nothing to stop operators from using the word Roadshow in their title but for the public, it's a buyer beware situation. They should realize they are not dealing with the show shown on the CBC and be cautious about fees charged for appraisals … and offers to buy their cherished objects." Pedersen says the Canadian Antiques Roadshow has not travelled since 2007. He thinks local media should be cautious about operators who buy misleading advertisements, making it appear they are the original show.
To clarify the situation Duke appeals to everyone who may attend any of these ‘Roadshow’
Most importantly, do not be misled: the TV show ‘Canadian Antiques Roadshow’ is NOT coming to town and there are no plans to do so in the immediate future! For more information about antique shops, appraisers and events on Vancouver Island, please see our website: VanIsleAntiques.com.
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