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  • Low Priced Oil

    Checkup Expert explains the fall of the 'petro-loonie'

    by Cross Country Checkup

    With the price of oil per barrel at a 12-year low and barely reflected in the price at the pump, Checkup asked expert forecaster Jackie Forrest about why exactly that is, and how it relates to the low value of the loonie.

    Posted: Jan 18, 2016 7:27 PM read comments audio
  • Kiki Wood, National Director of the Canadian Youth Climate Coalition

    CHECKUP 'This isn't a future problem, this is a problem right now,' says youth climate advocate

    by Cross Country Checkup

    Kiki Wood is representing the youth voice at the Paris climate change conference (COP21). She is advocating for leaders to consider the younger generations. Early in our program, Kiki's mother, Wendy, called in and told Checkup about her daughter's initiatives. We heard it from Kiki herself.

    Posted: Nov 29, 2015 9:05 PM
    Last Updated: Dec 10, 2015 3:33 PM
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    Checkup Bureaucracy impedes cancer patient's final wishes

    by Cross Country Checkup

    Cross Country Checkup heard from Bo, who is in the late stages of cancer. She finds that the ego of doctors is standing in the way of her achieving the death that she wants. Listen to her interview with Diana Swain.

    Posted: Feb 01, 2016 5:51 PM
    Last Updated: Feb 01, 2016 6:17 PM
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