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Cross Country Checkup

Cross Country Checkup is Canada's only national open-line radio program, broadcast live across Canada every Sunday afternoon on CBC Radio One. Each week broadcaster and writer Rex Murphy presides over a lively discussion on an issue of national interest or importance, and invites listeners to call in with their opinions and thoughts.

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July 27, 2014

With guest host Suhana Meharchand: Are children today being harmed by overprotection?

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July 20, 2014 - Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

With guest host David Gray. How should the West respond to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17?

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July 13, 2014 - 2014 World Cup

With guest host Matt Galloway: What are your thoughts on the 2014 World Cup?

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July 6, 2014 - Anti-Spam Legislation

With guest host Susan McReynolds: What do you think about Canada's new anti-spam legislation?

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June 29, 2014 - 100 great Canadian novels

With guest host Suhana Meharchand. What book would you pick for a list of 100 great Canadian novels?

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June 22, 2014 - Northern Gateway Pipeline

With guest host Andrew Nichols. What do you think of the government's conditional approval of the Northern Gateway pipeline?

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June 15, 2014 - Cyberbullying

With guest host Danielle Bochove: How can cyberbullying be stopped?

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June 8, 2014 - Moncton shootings

What are your thoughts on the Moncton shootings?

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June 1, 2014 - Getting out the youth vote

With guest host Suhana Meharchand. Who's to blame for low voter turnout among youth: politicians or the young?

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May 25, 2014 - Labour movement

Have unions lost ground? Do they need to get tougher?

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May 18, 2014 - Internet everywhere

Is Internet access now an essential service for all Canadians? Should it be free and everywhere?

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May 11, 2014 - History of Ukraine

What lessons does history hold for us in Ukraine? Are you worried about what you see?

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May 4, 2014 - Senate reform

Is Senate reform off the table? Should it be?

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April 27, 2014 - Temporary foreign workers

With guest host Suhana Meharchand: Is there a place for temporary foreign workers in Canada's economy?

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April 20, 2014 - Random deadly attack prevention

Should more effort be put into identifying people who might engage in deadly random attacks?

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April 13, 2014 - Remembering Jim Flaherty

What are your thoughts on the life and death of Jim Flaherty?

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April 6, 2014 - Quebec election

Have you been watching the Quebec election campaign?

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March 30, 2014 - Ukraine crisis

Should the West worry about Russia's territorial ambitions and what should Canada do?

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March 23, 2014 - Jim Flaherty legacy

With guest host Harry Forestell: What is the legacy of Jim Flaherty, and does the economic forecast look good?

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March 16, 2014 - Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

What are your thoughts on the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370?

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March 9, 2014 - Crisis in Ukraine

Can the West help find a solution in Ukraine?

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March 2, 2014 - Helping the middle class

Does the middle class need a better deal?

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February 23, 2014 - Sochi games

What do you think of Canada's performance at the Sochi Olympics?

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February 16, 2014 - Public Service Cuts

Should public service pay and benefits be brought into line with the private sector?

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February 9, 2014 - Election reform proposals

What are your thoughts on the government's election reform proposals?

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February 2, 2014 - Caring for seniors

Are seniors in Canada getting the standard of care they need?

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