March 28, 2017
CBC Canada Reads Halfway Point: A Heated Debate Sees M.G. Vassanji's Nostalgia Voted Off
Two of the four days of the 2017 CBC Canada Reads competition have passed, with a surprise tie-breaker on the first day knocking out The Break by Katherena Vermette (House of Anansi), which had been ...
March 22, 2017
Special Feature: CBC's Ann Jansen Talks Canada Reads' Past, Present, & Future
Ann Jansen is the Senior Producer for CBC Canada Reads, the national, week-long debate-based battle that each year chooses a Canadian book as the best of the best. Each day, panellists engage in unscripted, ...
December 19, 2016
CBC Canada Reads Announces Ali Hassan as Host + Theme and Longlist for 2017
The 2017 iteration of CBC's popular battle of the books, Canada Reads, will be hosted by actor ad comedian Ali Hassan, and will tackle the question "What is the one book Canadians need now?” Last year's ...