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Justin Trudeau, son of Pierre and current leader of the Liberal party, will be in the red chair to talk politics, marijuana, negative attack ads and more. This episode will also feature Malcolm Gladwell's defining moment.
On Tuesday, we'll have a visit from Yannick Bisson, he of Murdoch Mysteries, Canada’s top-rated homegrown drama. But Yannick, in his quest for world domination, is seeking to expand on that with a new project called The Adventures of Napkin Man. The Kids' CBC show is a chance for Bisson to show off some skills that we haven’t seen before.
One of Canada's most decorated authors, Margaret Atwood, contemplates some very dark things in her latest novel, MaddAddam. The final part in a trilogy which also included Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood, MaddAddam inhabits a post-plague world where the few surviving humans need to find their way. Atwood has also been commissioned to adapt The Tempest, the last play Shakespeare ever wrote. Our Thursday Panelists are Emma Hunter, Mark Forward and Arthur Simeon.
Commander Chris Hadfield is a retired Canadian astronaut who was the first Canadian to walk in space. He also made a viral video covering David Bowie's "Space Oddity" while circling over Earth. Down here in the muck we'll also have a segment with Steven Stamkos.
Peter Mansbridge was the first person George ever interviewed as part of the CBC. Ten seasons later the anchor of The National will be back in the red chair again. This episode will also feature a Best-Of segment looking back through George's ten seasons.