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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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Episode 8: Gwen

Gwen speaks about her relationship with Michael Lavoie and what she recalls from those crucial days in January 1998.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:39:31]

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Is sugar killing us?

How can a stressful commute impact a person's professional performance?

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[mp3 file: runs01:14:23]

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Not loving Meryl Streep's speech

'Crippled Scholar' Kim Sauder says Meryl Streep was not speaking up for disabled people in her Golden Globe speech.

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[mp3 file: runs00:50:36]

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#DoesItFart? Scientists ask which animals pass gas

Biologists (and a few pet owners) from around the world have been collaborating on a Google spreadsheet that lists which animals pass gas and which don't.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:47]

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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]