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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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The ethics of a morality pill

An increasing number of drugs can be used to alter self-control, empathy and benevolence. Are we getting dangerously close to a 'morality pill'?

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[mp3 file: runs 01:12:08]

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Day 2

With one book down and four remaining, it's day two of the battle of the books.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

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Rachel Dolezal speaks

With the launch of Rachel Dolezal's memoir, Piya Chattopadhyay tries to understand the story that sparked so much hurt and outrage.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

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Reaction To Beyak

Senator Lynn Beyak continues to face criticism over her comments about residential schools. Matt Galloway spoke with our pop culture columnist, Jesse Wente.

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[mp3 file: runs00:21:09]

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Canada Reads 2017: Day Three

Three books remain going into day three of Canada Reads.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:58]


Canada Reads 2017: Day Two

With one book down and four remaining, it's day two of the battle of the books.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


Canada Reads 2017: Day One

The ultimate book club battle begins with day one of Canada Reads 2017!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


Canada Reads 2017: Podcast Preview

A preview of Canada Reads 2017. Includes interviews with this year's panellists, Chantal Kreviazuk, Humble The Poet, Measha Brueggergosman and Candy Palmater.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:40:21]


Canada Reads 2016: Finale

A rousing final debate ends with a nail-biting vote. Who will be declared winner of Canada Reads 2016?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:07]