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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

June 28, 2020: How do we get better at ending racism for kids in Canada?

Arjun Ram of CBC Kids News joins Duncan McCue to talk to kids, parents, educators and others to discuss how we can better fight racism that faces young people across Canada.

105 MIN5 d ago
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June 28, 2020: How do we get better at ending racism for kids in Canada?

June 21, 2020: How can we fix long-term care in Canada?

Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, questions remain about what must be done to improve living conditions for seniors across the country. Join Duncan McCue on Checkup to discuss what must be done to fix the long-term care home system in Canada.

110 MIN1 w ago
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June 21, 2020: How can we fix long-term care in Canada?

June 14, 2020: Is it time to rethink policing in Canada?

Thousands of Canadians have taken to the streets demanding an end to police brutality, calling out systemic racism in policing and making the case for defunding police. But what does "defunding police" actually mean? Duncan McCue takes your calls, questions and comments.

109 MIN2 w ago
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June 14, 2020: Is it time to rethink policing in Canada?

June 7, 2020: What advice do you have for the graduating class of 2020?

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, graduation this year will look very different for teenagers and their friends and family. Myah Elliott of CBC Kids News joins Duncan McCue to take your calls and messages of advice and support for the class of 2020.

110 MIN3 w ago
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June 7, 2020: What advice do you have for the graduating class of 2020?

June 7, 2020: Ask Me Anything with El Jones

Poet and activist El Jones is one of a growing chorus of voices calling on Canadians to speak out against racism within our borders, and calling attention that anti-black racism isn't limited to the United States.

27 MIN3 w ago
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June 7, 2020: Ask Me Anything with El Jones

May 31, 2020: What are your thoughts on the George Floyd protests in the U.S.?

Anger over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and, more widely, the treatment of African Americans at the hands of police sparked clashes between protesters and law enforcement in dozens of cities across the United States. Duncan McCue takes your calls and comments.

110 MINMAY 31
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May 31, 2020: What are your thoughts on the George Floyd protests in the U.S.?

How has COVID-19 changed the way you think about work?

As the COVID-19 curve flattens, the gradual process of reopening non-essential businesses is underway across the country. Many are keen to collect a paycheque again, but clouds of doubt remain. Going back to the workplace raises all kinds of health and safety concerns, in all kinds of jobs. Duncan McCue takes your calls, emails and comments live Sunday on Checkup.

111 MINMAY 24
Comments
How has COVID-19 changed the way you think about work?

May 17, 2020: How has COVID-19 affected your summer plans?

Were you looking forward to going somewhere or doing something special this summer? Have your plans been cancelled? Duncan McCue takes your calls, emails and comments today on Cross Country Checkup.

110 MINMAY 17
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May 17, 2020: How has COVID-19 affected your summer plans?

Ask Me Anything: Gardening edition

In this time of uncertainty, pandemic gardens are sprouting up all over. Whether you're a newbie or serious green thumb, join gardening gurus Brian Minter and Marjorie Harris for our Ask Me Anything segment.

27 MINMAY 17
Comments
Ask Me Anything: Gardening edition

What's the best thing you've read, watched or heard during self-isolation?

Even at the best of times, we turn to pop culture for relief. But right now, arts and entertainment matter more than ever. Which is why we figured it's time for Canadians to freshen up their quarantine playlists. Plus: pro picks from artists like Tegan and Sara, Colm Feore and Buffy Sainte-Marie.

110 MINMAY 10
Comments
What's the best thing you've read, watched or heard during self-isolation?

Latest Episodes

June 28, 2020: How do we get better at ending racism for kids in Canada?

Arjun Ram of CBC Kids News joins Duncan McCue to talk to kids, parents, educators and others to discuss how we can better fight racism that faces young people across Canada.

105 MIN5 d ago
Comments
June 28, 2020: How do we get better at ending racism for kids in Canada?

June 21, 2020: How can we fix long-term care in Canada?

Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, questions remain about what must be done to improve living conditions for seniors across the country. Join Duncan McCue on Checkup to discuss what must be done to fix the long-term care home system in Canada.

110 MIN1 w ago
Comments
June 21, 2020: How can we fix long-term care in Canada?

June 14, 2020: Is it time to rethink policing in Canada?

Thousands of Canadians have taken to the streets demanding an end to police brutality, calling out systemic racism in policing and making the case for defunding police. But what does "defunding police" actually mean? Duncan McCue takes your calls, questions and comments.

109 MIN2 w ago
Comments
June 14, 2020: Is it time to rethink policing in Canada?

June 7, 2020: What advice do you have for the graduating class of 2020?

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, graduation this year will look very different for teenagers and their friends and family. Myah Elliott of CBC Kids News joins Duncan McCue to take your calls and messages of advice and support for the class of 2020.

110 MIN3 w ago
Comments
June 7, 2020: What advice do you have for the graduating class of 2020?

June 7, 2020: Ask Me Anything with El Jones

Poet and activist El Jones is one of a growing chorus of voices calling on Canadians to speak out against racism within our borders, and calling attention that anti-black racism isn't limited to the United States.

27 MIN3 w ago
Comments
June 7, 2020: Ask Me Anything with El Jones

May 31, 2020: What are your thoughts on the George Floyd protests in the U.S.?

Anger over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and, more widely, the treatment of African Americans at the hands of police sparked clashes between protesters and law enforcement in dozens of cities across the United States. Duncan McCue takes your calls and comments.

110 MINMAY 31
Comments
May 31, 2020: What are your thoughts on the George Floyd protests in the U.S.?

How has COVID-19 changed the way you think about work?

As the COVID-19 curve flattens, the gradual process of reopening non-essential businesses is underway across the country. Many are keen to collect a paycheque again, but clouds of doubt remain. Going back to the workplace raises all kinds of health and safety concerns, in all kinds of jobs. Duncan McCue takes your calls, emails and comments live Sunday on Checkup.

111 MINMAY 24
Comments
How has COVID-19 changed the way you think about work?

May 17, 2020: How has COVID-19 affected your summer plans?

Were you looking forward to going somewhere or doing something special this summer? Have your plans been cancelled? Duncan McCue takes your calls, emails and comments today on Cross Country Checkup.

110 MINMAY 17
Comments
May 17, 2020: How has COVID-19 affected your summer plans?

Ask Me Anything: Gardening edition

In this time of uncertainty, pandemic gardens are sprouting up all over. Whether you're a newbie or serious green thumb, join gardening gurus Brian Minter and Marjorie Harris for our Ask Me Anything segment.

27 MINMAY 17
Comments
Ask Me Anything: Gardening edition

What's the best thing you've read, watched or heard during self-isolation?

Even at the best of times, we turn to pop culture for relief. But right now, arts and entertainment matter more than ever. Which is why we figured it's time for Canadians to freshen up their quarantine playlists. Plus: pro picks from artists like Tegan and Sara, Colm Feore and Buffy Sainte-Marie.

110 MINMAY 10
Comments
What's the best thing you've read, watched or heard during self-isolation?
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