Get tickets to the Canada Reads debates

Please join us for a live taping of Canada's favourite literary battle, Canada Reads: True Stories.

This year's panel includes

  • Actor Alan Thicke defending The Game by Ken Dryden
  • Dragons' Den co-star Arlene Dickinson defending Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat
  • Juno Award-winning musician Shad defending Something Fierce by Carmen Aguirre
  • Supermodel Stacey McKenzie defending On a Cold Road by Dave Bidini
  • Quebec's Judge Judy, Anne-France Goldwater defending The Tiger by John Vaillant

There will be four live and lively shows for which you can be an audience member: February 6, 7, 8 and 9. The live shows will be held at CBC's 10th floor studios located at the CBC's Toronto Broadcast Centre (250 Front Street West) from 9 - 11 a.m.

Please note that due to high demand, there is a reservation limit of 4 seats per person. If you would like to reserve seats, please email Please specify "Canada Reads Tickets" and the date for which you are requesting them in the subject headline.

In the body of the email, tell us how many seats you want, which day(s) you want them for, the names of the people they are reserved for and contact information (phone number and email address).

This event will be recorded for TV and the web, in addition to radio. By attending the event, you are granting CBC the right to air your image on TV and on the web.

This will be a closed set, and attendance will commit you to the studio for about 2 hours with no in-and-out privileges once doors are closed at 9:30 a.m.

Stay tuned to the Canada Reads website for updates on the 2012 debates!

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