Cross Country Checkup from CBC Radio

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Cross Country Checkup is Canada's only national phone-in show, broadcasting live from coast to coast to coast. Checkup is Canada's weekly town hall — a place for raw, honest perspectives on the most pressing issues of the week. For over 55 years, it's where Canadians gather to listen to each other every Sunday afternoon. Call us: 1-888-416-8333.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
In the wake of the Nova Scotia shooting rampage, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday a ban on over 1,500 "assault-style" firearms — effective immediately. Polls have consistently shown most Canadians support doing away with military-style weapons. Duncan McCue talks to Canadians calling in from all sides of the …
In the wake of the Nova Scotia shooting rampage, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Friday a ban on over 1,500 "assault-style" firearms — effective immediately. Polls have consistently shown most Canadians support doing away with military-style weapons. Duncan McCue talks to Canadians calling in from all sides of the …
Communities across Nova Scotia are reeling after the deadliest mass shooting in Canadian history. It's been a week of loss, mourning and vigils to honour the victims — all while maintaining physical distancing requirements because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Duncan McCue in Toronto is joined by Bob Murphy in Halifax, …