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Vegetarian Debate Contest

CBC’s Q program is running a contest to further the vegetarian debate.

The Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC)’s Q radio show is holding a contest in response to a recent broadcast featuring Eating Animals author and vegetarian Jonathan Safran Foer, and chef, critic of vegetarianism, and Medium Raw author Anthony Bourdain. Bourdain and Foer debated the case for vegetarianism on Q, hosted by CBC’s Jian Ghomeshi. Q is asking listeners to submit their own one-sentence reason for choosing to eat or not eat meat on the Q’s website by Thursday, October 7. The winners will receive books by Bourdain and Foer, and will have their one-sentence response read on Friday, October 8’s episode of Q.

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