Image of the Day: Canada Reads
(CBC Still Photo Collection)
Justin Trudeau was a defender for a book included on Canada Reads
started in 2001 and has become CBC's annual battle of the books, where five Canadian personalities select the book they think Canadians should read.
Each personality selects a book to defend. The books are then eliminated one by one until a winner is declared. The debates air on CBC Radio One. Jian Ghomeshi has hosted Canada Reads
Trudeau picked The Colony of Unrequited Dreams
by Wayne Johnston to defend in 2003. The winner that year was Next Episode
by Hubert Aquin, which was championed by Denise Bombardier.
Listen to the 2003 episode announcing the winner:
Posted on Oct 13, 2011 6:00:00 AM