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.

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.
We have an expert panel to take your COVID-19 related questions about money, medicine, mental health and kids. What problems or struggles are you facing right now during this time of social distancing? What are some ways you're trying to stay optimistic?
We have an expert panel to take your COVID-19 related questions about money, medicine, mental health and kids. What problems or struggles are you facing right now during this time of social distancing? What are some ways you're trying to stay optimistic?
Life has changed dramatically for Canadians because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our expert panel will answer your questions about money, medical concerns, relationships and parenting in this period of social distancing and quarantine.
Life has changed dramatically for Canadians because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our expert panel will answer your questions about money, medical concerns, relationships and parenting in this period of social distancing and quarantine.
Canadians watched as events unfolded in China and Hong Kong, South Korea and Italy. Now COVID-19 is officially a pandemic — and it's a lot closer to home. Sports leagues have suspended their seasons. Festivals and awards ceremonies like the Junos are no longer going ahead. Hand-washing and self-isolation have …
Canadians watched as events unfolded in China and Hong Kong, South Korea and Italy. Now COVID-19 is officially a pandemic — and it's a lot closer to home. Sports leagues have suspended their seasons. Festivals and awards ceremonies like the Junos are no longer going ahead. Hand-washing and self-isolation have …
Economist James Brander and personal finance expert Preet Banerjee will take your COVID-19-related investment questions in our Ask Me Anything segment.
Concerns about the novel coronavirus have spurred some people to stockpile masks, bottles of hand sanitizer, food and other supplies. Photographs of empty store shelves, are making the rounds online. Parents, meanwhile, are cancelling school trips and family vacations — and wondering how much of a hit their wallet will …
Economist James Brander and personal finance expert Preet Banerjee will take your COVID-19-related investment questions in our Ask Me Anything segment.
Concerns about the novel coronavirus have spurred some people to stockpile masks, bottles of hand sanitizer, food and other supplies. Photographs of empty store shelves, are making the rounds online. Parents, meanwhile, are cancelling school trips and family vacations — and wondering how much of a hit their wallet will …
This week, a bill proposes to widen eligibility for medical assistance in dying (MAID). Our question for this week: Should MAID be an option when the diagnosis isn't terminal?
Dr. Bruce Aylward joins the show for our Ask Me Anything segment. Aylward led the World Health Organization's COVID-19 mission to China.
This week, a bill proposes to widen eligibility for medical assistance in dying (MAID). Our question for this week: Should MAID be an option when the diagnosis isn't terminal?
Dr. Bruce Aylward joins the show for our Ask Me Anything segment. Aylward led the World Health Organization's COVID-19 mission to China.
"The barricades need to come down now," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday, calling the rail blockades "unacceptable and untenable." But the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs say they will only engage in discussions if the RCMP withdraws from their territory and activities related to the Coastal GasLink pipeline have ceased.
"The barricades need to come down now," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday, calling the rail blockades "unacceptable and untenable." But the Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs say they will only engage in discussions if the RCMP withdraws from their territory and activities related to the Coastal GasLink pipeline have ceased.
It's been three weeks since Canada reported it's first case of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus — and since then, the virus has continued to spread around the world. What do you want to know more about when it comes to the outbreak?
What began as a Wet'suwet'en blockade in northern B.C. shut down Via Rail and CN dead in their tracks this week.
It's been three weeks since Canada reported it's first case of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus — and since then, the virus has continued to spread around the world. What do you want to know more about when it comes to the outbreak?