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How has your life been upended by the Rogers outage?

From phone and Internet connection issues to interruptions with debit card and emergency services, the Rogers outage kept millions of Canadians in the dark on Friday. 

What needs to change about telecom companies in Canada? Call us: 1-888-416-8333

Merchants at the Covent Garden Market in London, Ont., were dealing with the Rogers outage on Friday. (Kate Dubinski/CBC)

From phone and internet connection issues to interruptions with debit and emergency services, the Rogers outage kept millions of Canadians offline on Friday.

Our question this week: How has your life been upended by the Rogers outage? What needs to change about telecom companies in Canada?

Plus, Dr. Susy Hota, an infectious diseases specialist and a medical director at the University Health Network, answers your questions about the seventh wave of COVID-19 in this weekend's Ask Me Anything.

Join guest host Catherine Cullen on CBC Radio One and CBC News Network this Sunday. Call Checkup at 1-888-416-8333, send an email or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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