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Cross Country Checkup from CBC Radio

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Cross Country Checkup from CBC Radio

Cross Country Checkup from CBC Radio

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Cross Country Checkup is Canada's only weekly national open-line radio program. It is broadcast live across Canada every Sunday afternoon on CBC Radio One and SiriusXM, and streamed live on the Internet. Each week Canadians from coast to coast join in a lively discussion on an issue of national interest that affects their daily lives.

Latest Episodes

Ask Me Anything: Senator Murray Sinclair

Sen. Murray Sinclair takes listeners' phone calls on the role of the Governor General and the ongoing Mi'kmaw fishery dispute in Nova Scotia as part of Cross Country Checkup's Ask Me Anything series.

26 min1 w ago
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Ask Me Anything: Senator Murray Sinclair

Oct. 18, 2020 - Is it time to reconsider whether Canada needs a Governor General?

Amid allegations that she berated, belittled and humiliated Rideau Hall staff, Gov. Gen. Julie Payette has come under fire for her behaviour while Canada's representative for the Queen. Those reports have led to an unprecedented third-party investigation and over $100,000 spent by the federal government in legal fees. Our question this week: Is it time to reconsider whether Canada needs a Governor General?

111 min1 w ago
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Oct. 18, 2020 - Is it time to reconsider whether Canada needs a Governor General?

Ask Me Anything: Susan Rice

Americans go the polls in less than a month. Susan Rice, former U.S. national security adviser to Barack Obama and ambassador to the United Nations, took listeners' calls as part of Checkup's Ask Me Anything series.

27 min2 w ago
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Ask Me Anything: Susan Rice

Oct. 11, 2020 - How do you correct people who are misinformed about COVID-19?

When questionable information about the novel coronavirus flows from family, friends, or co-workers, is it time for flight — or fight — for you? Our question this week: How do you correct people who are misinformed about COVID-19?

111 min2 w ago
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Oct. 11, 2020 - How do you correct people who are misinformed about COVID-19?

Oct. 4, 2020 - Can Canada afford all the pandemic relief spending?

Though the economy is rebounding, many Canadians still remain out of work — and are relying on government support — thanks to the pandemic. But those coronavirus-related aid packages have come at a cost.

111 min3 w ago
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Oct. 4, 2020 - Can Canada afford all the pandemic relief spending?

Ask Me Anything: Elizabeth May

Former Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May takes listeners' calls as part of Cross Country Checkup's Ask Me Anything series.

27 min3 w ago
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Ask Me Anything: Elizabeth May

Sept. 27, 2020 - Is it time to cancel family gatherings like Thanksgiving?

For many Canadians, Thanksgiving is a time to bring family around the table for a delicious feast. But Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says this year, those gatherings might not be a good idea — until at least Christmas.

111 minSEP 27
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Sept. 27, 2020 - Is it time to cancel family gatherings like Thanksgiving?

Ask Me Anything: Beverley McLachlin

What questions do you have for Canada's first female chief justice on the Supreme Court of Canada? Beverley McLachlin joins us Sunday on Checkup's Ask Me Anything!

27 minSEP 27
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Ask Me Anything: Beverley McLachlin

Sept. 20, 2020 - Is it time to call an election?

Justin Trudeau's Liberal government faces a critical moment this week, with a throne speech and ensuing confidence vote that could theoretically lead to a fall election. If an election were called, would you be willing to cast a ballot during a pandemic?

110 minSEP 20
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Sept. 20, 2020 - Is it time to call an election?

Ask Me Anything: David Suzuki

Environmentalist and The Nature of Things host David Suzuki joins Checkup host Ian Hanomansing for our Ask Me Anything statement.

28 minSEP 20
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Ask Me Anything: David Suzuki

Latest Episodes

Ask Me Anything: Senator Murray Sinclair

Sen. Murray Sinclair takes listeners' phone calls on the role of the Governor General and the ongoing Mi'kmaw fishery dispute in Nova Scotia as part of Cross Country Checkup's Ask Me Anything series.

26 min1 w ago
Comments
Ask Me Anything: Senator Murray Sinclair

Oct. 18, 2020 - Is it time to reconsider whether Canada needs a Governor General?

Amid allegations that she berated, belittled and humiliated Rideau Hall staff, Gov. Gen. Julie Payette has come under fire for her behaviour while Canada's representative for the Queen. Those reports have led to an unprecedented third-party investigation and over $100,000 spent by the federal government in legal fees. Our question this week: Is it time to reconsider whether Canada needs a Governor General?

111 min1 w ago
Comments
Oct. 18, 2020 - Is it time to reconsider whether Canada needs a Governor General?

Ask Me Anything: Susan Rice

Americans go the polls in less than a month. Susan Rice, former U.S. national security adviser to Barack Obama and ambassador to the United Nations, took listeners' calls as part of Checkup's Ask Me Anything series.

27 min2 w ago
Comments
Ask Me Anything: Susan Rice

Oct. 11, 2020 - How do you correct people who are misinformed about COVID-19?

When questionable information about the novel coronavirus flows from family, friends, or co-workers, is it time for flight — or fight — for you? Our question this week: How do you correct people who are misinformed about COVID-19?

111 min2 w ago
Comments
Oct. 11, 2020 - How do you correct people who are misinformed about COVID-19?

Oct. 4, 2020 - Can Canada afford all the pandemic relief spending?

Though the economy is rebounding, many Canadians still remain out of work — and are relying on government support — thanks to the pandemic. But those coronavirus-related aid packages have come at a cost.

111 min3 w ago
Comments
Oct. 4, 2020 - Can Canada afford all the pandemic relief spending?

Ask Me Anything: Elizabeth May

Former Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May takes listeners' calls as part of Cross Country Checkup's Ask Me Anything series.

27 min3 w ago
Comments
Ask Me Anything: Elizabeth May

Sept. 27, 2020 - Is it time to cancel family gatherings like Thanksgiving?

For many Canadians, Thanksgiving is a time to bring family around the table for a delicious feast. But Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says this year, those gatherings might not be a good idea — until at least Christmas.

111 minSEP 27
Comments
Sept. 27, 2020 - Is it time to cancel family gatherings like Thanksgiving?

Ask Me Anything: Beverley McLachlin

What questions do you have for Canada's first female chief justice on the Supreme Court of Canada? Beverley McLachlin joins us Sunday on Checkup's Ask Me Anything!

27 minSEP 27
Comments
Ask Me Anything: Beverley McLachlin

Sept. 20, 2020 - Is it time to call an election?

Justin Trudeau's Liberal government faces a critical moment this week, with a throne speech and ensuing confidence vote that could theoretically lead to a fall election. If an election were called, would you be willing to cast a ballot during a pandemic?

110 minSEP 20
Comments
Sept. 20, 2020 - Is it time to call an election?

Ask Me Anything: David Suzuki

Environmentalist and The Nature of Things host David Suzuki joins Checkup host Ian Hanomansing for our Ask Me Anything statement.

28 minSEP 20
Comments
Ask Me Anything: David Suzuki
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