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Here are the 5 Canada Reads Contenders and their Champions

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The 15 books longlisted for Canada Reads have been narrowed down to 5 contenders, each backed by a champion to defend them. The debates will start March 28-31, and every week, they will debate to decide one book to vote off. The last book standing will be the winner.

The contenders are:

The debates will be hosted by comedian Ali Hassan and will be aired on CBC radio and television channels.

For more information on the books and the panelists, check out the CBC website.

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