Specials and Award Shows

Canada Reads

Five books, five champions, one winner: CANADA READS has been getting people listening, watching and, of course, reading, for the past 20 years. Each day of the competition, one book will be eliminated by a panel of celebrity panellists until a winner is voted the must-read book for Canadians that year.

Canada Writes

CBC's home for original writing and writers in Canada, CANADA WRITES is all about the art of great storytelling.

Canadian Screen Awards

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television's CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS is the annual awards show celebrating the best in film, television and digital media.

Polaris Music Prize Gala

Honouring artists who produce Canadian music albums of distinction as awarded by a select panel of music critics who judge without regard to musical genre or commercial popularity.

Scotiabank Giller Prize

The SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE is dedicated to celebrating the best in Canadian fiction each year and bringing those books to the attention of Canadians.

The JUNO Awards

Produced by Insight Productions, the 49th annual JUNO AWARDS will be broadcast live on CBC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT from the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, SK on Sunday March 15, 2020, with JUNO Week celebrations running from March 9-15 in Saskatoon. More at www.cbcmusic.ca/junos