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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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How a little dog named Gobi changed an ultramarathoner's life

Dion Leonard was racing across the Chinese and Mongolian desert when a scruffy dog started running alongside him.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:25:51]

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The Ear Hustle

Hear the podcast creators talk about life inside San Quentin State Prison.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:00]

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The origin of Betty Boop

Mark Fleischer, CEO of Fleischer Studios, talks about the history of the Betty Boop character.

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[mp3 file: runs00:47:53]

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Whipped cream canister kills Instagram star

Rebecca Burger died after a whipped cream canister struck her in the heart — and a French consumer watchdog group says they've warning about this product for years.

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[mp3 file: runs00:57:38]

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Canada Reads 2017: The Finale

With just Fifteen Dogs and Company Town remaining, who will win this year's Canada Reads?

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Canada Reads 2017: Day Three

Three books remain going into day three of Canada Reads.

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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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Canada Reads 2017: Day One

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

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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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