Canada Reads

 
 

Canada Reads

It's CBC's annual battle of the books! Five prominent Canadians gather around a table. Each one champions the book they believe is the one book all of Canada should read. Each day, one book is eliminated. The last book on the table wins. This is Canada Reads.

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Canada Reads 2020: Finale

It's time for the final showdown! Two contenders go head-to-head, and one will be crowned the winner of Canada Reads 2020!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:02]


Canada Reads 2020: Day 3

Canada's annual book battle heats up as three champions fight to get their contender into the final round. Which book will be eliminated next?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:02]


Canada Reads 2020: Day 2

Four are left in the game on the second day of the great Canadian book debate. Which title will be the next to go?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:02]


Canada Reads 2020: Day 1

Five books enter the debate ring, but only one will emerge the winner of Canada Reads 2020. Ali Hassan hosts this year's battle of the books, which is themed: One book to bring Canada into focus.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:54:02]


Canada Reads 2020: Get to know Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club by Megan Gail Coles (pre-show special episode 6)

An introduction to Canada Reads panellist YouTube star Alayna Fender and the book she is defending during the debates, Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club by Megan Gail Coles.

Download Canada Reads 2020: Get to know Small Game Hunting at the Local Coward Gun Club by Megan Gail Coles (pre-show special episode 6)
[mp3 file: runs 00:19:13]


Canada Reads 2020: Get to know Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson (pre-show special episode 5)

An introduction to Canada Reads panellist actor Kaniehtiio Horn and the book she is defending during the debates, Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:19:47]


Canada Reads 2020: Get to know Radicalized by Cory Doctorow (pre-show special episode 4)

An introduction to Canada Reads panellist Raptors personality Akil Augustine and the book he is defending during the debates, Radicalized by Cory Doctorow.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:19:55]


Canada Reads 2020: Get to know We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib (pre-show special episode 3)

An introduction to Canada Reads panellist actor Amanda Brugel and the book she is defending during the debates, We Have Always Been Here by Samra Habib.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:50]


Canada Reads 2020: Get to know From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle (pre-show special episode 2)

An introduction to Canada Reads panellist country music star George Canyon and the book he is defending during the debates, From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:48]


Canada Reads 2020: Get to know CBC's battle of the books (pre-show special episode 1)

An introduction to the great Canadian book debate, for the uninitiated-featuring highlights from past seasons, introduced by Canada Reads host Ali Hassan.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:57]