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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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Dam betrays Trudeau's pledge to First Nations, say critics

Despite a promise to forge a new relationship with Indigenous peoples, the Trudeau government's support of the Site C dam is facing criticism. The dam is opposed by First Nation leaders, the Royal Society of Canada and Amnesty International.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:20]

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'Some relief': Taran Killam's SNL ax

Well-liked and versatile actor Taran Killam reflects on life after his six season run with Saturday Night Live.

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[mp3 file: runs00:66:58]

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Toll of assisted deaths on doctors

What impact do assisted deaths take on the doctors involved? Dr. Jeff Blackmer says some doctors will struggle, and Canada needs a framework to support them.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:41]

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Conservation officer kills 9 bears in 'most difficult week'

A B.C. conservation officer says Revelstoke residents' carelessness with their food and trash led to the euthanization of nine bears there last week. Guest host Laura Lynch interviews Dan Bartol.

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[mp3 file: runs00:48:49]

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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]


Canada Reads 2016: Day Three

Another novel was voted off the #CanadaReads bookshelf on Day 3, as panellists delve into prose, plot and character.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]


Canada Reads 2016: Day Two

Sparks fly on day two, as panellists debate whether a Canada Reads book should be set in Canada.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:55]


Canada Reads 2016: Day One

Day One of CBC's annual battle of the books kicks off!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:00]