Watch for the debates that take place March 16th to 19th.
Hosted by Wab Kinew this year’s defenders and contenders are:
Cameron Bailey defends Ru by Kim Thúy, translated by Sheila Fischman: http://www.cbc.ca/books/canadareads2015/www.cbc.ca/books/2015/02/canada-reads-2015-broadcast-details.html
Kristin Kreuk defends Intolerable by Kamal Al-Solaylee: http://www.cbc.ca/books/2015/01/kristin-kreuk-defends-intolerable-by-kamal-al-solaylee.html
Craig Kielburger defends The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King: http://www.cbc.ca/books/2015/01/craig-kielburger-defends-the-inconvenient-indian-by-thomas-king.html
Elaine “Lainey” Lui defends When Everything Feels Like the Movies by Raziel Reid: http://www.cbc.ca/books/2015/01/elaine-lainey-lui-defends-when-everything-feels-like-the-movies-by-raziel-reid.html
Martha Wainwright defends And the Birds Rained Down by Jocelyne Saucier, translated by Rhonda Mullins: http://www.cbc.ca/books/2015/01/martha-wainwright-defends-and-the-birds-rained-down-by-jocelyne-saucier.html
Watch and listen to the debates online: http://www.cbc.ca/books/2015/02/canada-reads-2015-broadcast-details.html
You can purchase the books in this year’s debate at Chapters and Indigo…..online or in store. Chapters and Indigo are sponsors of Canada Reads.