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JOIN CBC DRAGONS' DEN STAR KEVIN O'LEARY, IN-PERSON, FOR A SPECIAL INTERVIEW ABOUT HIS NEW BOOK COLD HARD TRUTH ON MEN, WOMEN & MONEY

Meet O'Leary on Feb 6 at CBC Toronto for an exciting, free public event featuring 
DRAGONS' DEN host Dianne Buckner and THE LANG & O'LEARY EXCHANGE co-host Amanda Lang

CBC and Doubleday Canada invite you to join the star of DRAGONS' DEN and co-host of THE LANG & O'LEARY EXCHANGE, Kevin O'Leary, for a sit-down interview hosted by DRAGONS' DEN host Dianne Buckner. The audience will hear Kevin O'Leary and Amanda Lang - his co-host on THE LANG & O'LEARY EXCHANGE - discuss his instant #1 national bestselling new release Cold Hard Truth on Men, Women & Money, uncovering the personal connections behind the tips and revealing his no-nonsense guide to personal finance. Fans will have the opportunity to take part in a public Q&A session with O'Leary, followed by a book signing. 

This free public event will be held on Wednesday, February 6th from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM at the CBC's Lower Atrium, at 205 Wellington Street West in Toronto. 
12:00 PM - 12:20 PM: Kevin O'Leary joins Amanda Lang discuss Cold Hard Truth on Men, Women & Money, followed by a public Q&A session with O'Leary.
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Book signing with Kevin O'Leary - Cold Hard Truth on Men, Women & Money will be available for purchase on-site at the CBC Shop. 
More details about the event can be found at http://cbc.sh/A6pyyQa

Cold Hard Truth on Men, Women & Money offers real-life examples of common money mistakes - and strategies for avoiding them - with each chapter geared to a specific age or stage in life. Test your own "Wallet Wisdom" with helpful quizzes and charts found throughout, and learn valuable tips and tricks for making more money and growing it faster to achieve financial freedom. 

Kevin O'Leary is an opinionated star on DRAGONS' DEN and also co-hosts THE LANG & O'LEARY EXCHANGE with CBC's senior business correspondent Amanda Lang. 

Viewers can watch the current season of DRAGONS' DEN Sundays at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) and Monday's at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC Television. THE LANG & O'LEARY EXCHANGE airs a 30-minute edition weeknights at 6:30 p.m. (7:00 NT) on CBC Television, while the regular 60-minute program weeknights at 7 p.m. ET on CBC News Network.

The highly anticipated DRAGONS' DEN audition tour has hit the road again, with more than 40 stops in various Canadian cities. Entrepreneurs will have another opportunity to enter the den with the hope of landing financial backing for their business ventures. To find DRAGONS' DEN in a city near you, visit www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/auditions for a full list of audition dates and locations.


DRAGONS' DEN is the highest rated Canadian unscripted program on television, with an average audience of over 1.4 million Canadians each week. In addition to its success on-air, DRAGONS' DEN is also a hit online, boasting an active and engaged online community averaging more than 650,000 page views per month. Full episodes and exclusive behind-the-scenes content can be viewed at cbc.ca/dragonsden

About CBC/Radio-Canada
CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. The Corporation is a leader in reaching Canadians on new platforms and delivers a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services. Deeply rooted in the regions, CBC/Radio-Canada is the only domestic broadcaster to offer diverse regional and cultural perspectives in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages, plus five languages for international audiences. In 2011, CBC/Radio-Canada celebrated 75 years of serving Canadians and being at the centre of the democratic, social and cultural life of Canada.

About Doubleday Canada
One of Canada's most prominent publishers for seventy-five years, Doubleday Canada is committed to producing the finest fiction and non-fiction from both established and new voices. Doubleday Canada is an imprint of Random House of Canada Limited, the Canadian division of  Random House, Inc. Random House, Inc. is the book publishing division of Bertelsmann, one of the world's foremost media companies.
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About CBC's Brand New In-House Publicity Team
CBC's brand new team of in-house publicists are delivering a comprehensive publicity service for all CBC programming and events.  For a complete list of publicity contacts and for more information including series synopses, press releases, hi-res images, video clips and bios, please visit the new CBC Media Centre at cbc.ca/mediacentre.

For more information, please contact: 
Alison Crocker
Unit Publicist, Factual Entertainment, CBC
416-205-8710 (office) / 647-534-4190 (cell)




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