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.

After comments seemingly targeting immigrants for not wearing poppies, veteran hockey commentator Don Cherry was fired by Sportsnet this week. His words — pointing at "you people ... that come here" — unleashed a fury of upset and turned Canada's beloved game, inside out. Our question this week: Was it …
Children's entertainers Sharon and Bram take calls from Cross Country Checkup listeners.
Last year, the World Health Organization classified "gaming disorder" as a diagnosable condition.Our question this week: Can you get addicted to video games? Plus, Sharon and Bram take your calls.
Dr. Jen Gunter, author of The Vagina Bible and host of CBC Gem's Jensplaining, takes calls from Cross Country Checkup listeners.
Former U.S. president Barack Obama this week rebuked call-out and cancel culture, saying that it undermines real activism, both online and on college campuses. Are boycotts of controversial, offensive or questionable public speakers helping or hurting free speech?
The Liberals formed a minority government during Monday's federal election but the Conservatives won the popular vote. Meanwhile, the Bloc Quebecois surged over incumbent NDP candidates in Quebec.
On election eve, we're debating the Trans Mountain expansion from both ends of the pipeline. Greta Thunberg is in Alberta, and so is Checkup host Duncan McCue with a live audience in Leduc, Alta. He's joined by CBC's Michelle Eliot in Vancouver.
Liberal Party candidate Patty Hajdu takes calls from listeners.
Conservative Party candidate Erin O'Toole takes calls from listeners.
If your Thanksgiving sounds anything like the federal leader's debate, you're not alone — civil debate is in decline.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh takes calls from Cross Country Checkup callers.
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May thinks so, and so does every municipality in British Columbia. But just because you can drive to the polling station, should you have the right to vote?
Former chief correspondent and anchor of CBC News' The National Peter Mansbridge takes your calls on Cross Country Checkup.
Green Party Leader Elizabeth May takes your calls on Cross Country Checkup.
Greta Thunberg, the latest UN report and climate strikes across Canada on Friday. This week on the campaign trail, we're talking about climate change.
Earlier this week, photos and video of Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in blackface and brownface surfaced. It's only week two of the campaign and already it's an election beset by political scandals.
Comedian Rick Mercer takes your calls on Cross Country Checkup.
It's election time, Canada. Have you had enough of the stump speeches already? It's your turn to talk. Our Checkup ballot question this week: Which party leader do you trust most?
Rosemary Barton — co-host of CBC News' The National as well as the new CBC election podcast Party Lines — took your calls in the first installment of our new recurring Ask Me Anything segment on Cross Country Checkup.
Mysterious vaping-related illnesses are cropping up in the United States. Michigan has moved to be the first U.S. state to ban flavoured electronic cigarettes. It's wildly popular among underage teens. Our question this week: Is it time to ban flavoured e-cigarettes? Then in our final half hour, Rosemary Barton answered …