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Canada Reads

 

Canada Reads

In this annual title fight, five celebrity panelists defend their favourite work of Canadian fiction. One by one, books are voted off the list, until one panelist triumphs with the book for Canada to read this year.

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100 days of Trudeau

​100 days into Justin Trudeau's government, TSE reconvenes a panel of women from across Canada to assess its performance so far.

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[mp3 file: runs 01:27:14]

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An animal charter of rights?

Why does animal protection in this country need to be strengthened?

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[mp3 file: runs01:04:56]

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Gritty doc on Loreena McKennitt

“Loreena McKennitt: The Wind That Shakes the Barley” tells the story of Loreena’s meteoric rise in the world of Celtic music.

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[mp3 file: runs00:26:28]

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Is it immoral to watch the Super Bowl?

Has the combination of casual violence and crass consumerism made the Super Bowl irredeemable?

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

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Canada Reads: The Finale

What's the one book to break barriers? Our panellists decide!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:02]


Canada Reads 2015: Day Three

Which books will make it to the final? Find out!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:57]


Canada Reads 2015: Day Two

The gloves come off, as the panellists engage in a fiery day of discussion about the remaining books.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:10]


Canada Reads 2015: Day One

The battle of the books begins! Listen to an intense first day of debates and a surprising finish.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:58]


Canada Reads 2015: Preview

Get familiar with all the Canada Reads books by listening to this special preview podcast, hosted by Chris Berube. You'll hear from all the panellists and authors.

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