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  • Gord Downie in the Bahamas

    Audio On the beach with Gord Downie: a Checkup caller remembers

    by Cross Country Checkup

    Chris McPhee has experienced Gord Downie's music like few have: at an intimate and impromptu concert on a Bahamian beach. McPhee, a Hip fan since his youth, shared the story of his special encounter with Downie on Checkup with guest host Allison Devereaux.

    Posted: May 30, 2016 6:24 PM ET
    Last Updated: May 30, 2016 9:19 PM ET
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  • Torquil Campbell

    Audio Gord Downie is a 'true artist, citizen, and friend': Stars' Torquil Campbell

    by Cross Country Checkup

    The Tragically Hip are known to be Canada's band, but they're also a band for artists, according to singer for Canadian indie band Stars, Torquil Campbell. He played at festivals with The Hip and he remembers them as a "gentlemanly, kind, supportive, loving group of people."

    Posted: May 30, 2016 3:41 PM ET read comments audio
  • Maternity home

    In Depth Women seek apology, inquiry from government for 'forced adoptions'

    by Ayesha Barmania, Cross Country Checkup

    Throughout the 1940's to the 1980's an estimated 350,000 women were coerced into giving their children for adoption without their consent. Now, advocates are campaigning for an inquiry and an apology for government's involvement.

    Posted: May 26, 2016 12:03 AM ET
    Last Updated: May 26, 2016 10:27 AM ET
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