Friday, Nov. 17, 2017: Eric McCormack, Buffy Sainte-Marie and more

Today on q: actor Eric McCormack, q This featuring Raina Douris and Odario Williams, authors Madeleine Thien and Catherine Leroux, and musician Buffy Sainte-Marie.
Today on q: actor Eric McCormack, q This featuring Raina Douris and Odario Williams, authors Madeleine Thien and Catherine Leroux, and musician Buffy Sainte-Marie. (Getty Images, Melody Lau/CBC, Jimmy Jeong, Matt Barnes)
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Today on q, guest hosted by Ali Hassan: (1) the many sides of Eric McCormack, from performing in Stratford to Will & Grace's wild success; (2) new music releases: looking at albums by Mavis Staples and Morrissey; (3) Madeleine Thien and Catherine Leroux take the reins for Canadian issue of Granta; (4) Buffy Sainte-Marie makes music for a new generation of activists; (5) Charlotte Day Wilson, Green Day and more: music from today's episode.