Canada Reads

How to tune into Canada Reads 2019

Want to watch online or on television, listen on the radio or download a podcast? We got you covered, here are all the ways you can catch the debates March 25-28, 2019.
The Canada Reads 2019 cast with host Ali Hassan (third from the left) before the Day One debates. (CBC)

Canada Reads 2019 is taking place March 25-28, 2019. Here is how you can tune in.

IN PERSON: If you're in Toronto, you can get tickets to be part of the live studio audience.

ONLINE: CBC Books will livestream the debates at 11 a.m. ET on CBCBooks.caYouTubeFacebook and Gem (see links below). The debates will be available to replay online each day. The livestreams will be available to watch outside Canada.

ON THE RADIO: Canada Reads will air on CBC Radio at 11:05 a.m. ET, CT, MT, PT; at 1:05 p.m. in Atlantic Canada; and at 1:35 p.m. in Newfoundland and Labrador. A repeat of the show will air at 8:05 p.m. local time, 8:35 p.m. in Newfoundland and Labrador.

ON TV: CBC TV will broadcast Canada Reads at 4 p.m. local time (4:30 NT).

PODCAST: New episodes of Canada Reads will be posted daily on CBC and on iTunes.

Ali Hassan returns to host for a third year.

The Canada Reads 2019 contenders are:​