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.

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, …
It's been roughly a month since Canadians were told en masse to stay indoors to slow the spread of COVID-19. Officials in New Brunswick and British Columbia have discussed lifting isolation orders in the coming months, citing data that suggests the COVID-19 curve is starting to flatten. But Canada as …
It's been roughly a month since Canadians were told en masse to stay indoors to slow the spread of COVID-19. Officials in New Brunswick and British Columbia have discussed lifting isolation orders in the coming months, citing data that suggests the COVID-19 curve is starting to flatten. But Canada as …
Residents and workers at long-term care homes for seniors are among the most vulnerable people in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly half of the country's 1,506 COVID-19 deaths are linked to these homes. Dr. Nathan Stall, one of Ontario's top geriatricians, joins host Duncan McCue to offer answers and …
Residents and workers at long-term care homes for seniors are among the most vulnerable people in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly half of the country's 1,506 COVID-19 deaths are linked to these homes. Dr. Nathan Stall, one of Ontario's top geriatricians, joins host Duncan McCue to offer answers and …
Vikram Vij and Bruno Feldeisen answer listeners' questions about cooking and baking while staying indoors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vikram Vij and Bruno Feldeisen answer listeners' questions about cooking and baking while staying indoors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Family dynamics, relationships and dating have all been upended by the COVID-19 lockdown. Duncan McCue speaks with callers about how the pandemic has changed their relationships, Dan Savage checks in with his sex and dating advice in an era of isolation, and celebrity chefs Vikram Vij and Bruno Feldeisen join …
Family dynamics, relationships and dating have all been upended by the COVID-19 lockdown. Duncan McCue speaks with callers about how the pandemic has changed their relationships, Dan Savage checks in with his sex and dating advice in an era of isolation, and celebrity chefs Vikram Vij and Bruno Feldeisen join …
Long-term care homes are reeling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Are you worried about a loved one in a long-term care home? Or, are you a resident of a long-term care home and have concerns for your safety?
Long-term care homes are reeling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Are you worried about a loved one in a long-term care home? Or, are you a resident of a long-term care home and have concerns for your safety?
The school year could be over because of COVID-19. Parents, teachers and students across Canada are now considering that very real possibility. Millions of students are impacted, as physical distancing and self-isolation measures turn us into a nation of home-schoolers. PLUS: an Ask Me Anything segment with former astronaut Chris …
Few people know about staying indoors than retired astronaut Chris Hadfield — even though he usually did it from space. Hadfield took questions about self- isolation, living in space and more from kids who called in (under parental supervision) while at home.
Few people know about staying indoors than retired astronaut Chris Hadfield — even though he usually did it from space. Hadfield took questions about self- isolation, living in space and more from kids who called in (under parental supervision) while at home.
The school year could be over because of COVID-19. Parents, teachers and students across Canada are now considering that very real possibility. Millions of students are impacted, as physical distancing and self-isolation measures turn us into a nation of home-schoolers. PLUS: an Ask Me Anything segment with former astronaut Chris …
What do you think should be done if our hospitals become overwhelmed? How do you think our political leaders have handled the COVID-19 crisis so far? Dr. Brian Goldman, host of CBC Radio's White Coat, Black Art joins Duncan McCue to take your questions about the ongoing pandemic.
What do you think should be done if our hospitals become overwhelmed? How do you think our political leaders have handled the COVID-19 crisis so far? Dr. Brian Goldman, host of CBC Radio's White Coat, Black Art joins Duncan McCue to take your questions about the ongoing pandemic.
In an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, businesses of all sizes have been ordered to stay closed across Canada — and many of them aren't sure if they can weather the storm. Our expert panel answers your questions about health and safety in the workplace, the …
In an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, businesses of all sizes have been ordered to stay closed across Canada — and many of them aren't sure if they can weather the storm. Our expert panel answers your questions about health and safety in the workplace, the …
Is there an unsung hero in your community worthy of accolades? Do you know someone working in the frontlines who deserves a shout-out? Nominate your COVID-19 hero today on a special Saturday edition of Checkup.