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From tornadoes to ice storms: Canadians share how they survived extreme weather

The tornadoes in Ottawa-Gatineau are hitting close to home for some Canadians who have survived extreme weather events. Some of them discuss how they recovered from storms, floods and tornadoes.

From tornadoes to ice storms: Canadians share how they survived extreme weather

The tornadoes in Ottawa-Gatineau are hitting close to home for some Canadians who have survived extreme weather events.

From tornadoes to ice storms: Canadians share how they survived extreme weather

The tornadoes in Ottawa-Gatineau are hitting close to home for some Canadians who have survived extreme weather events.

How are you impacted by unexpected weather?

Two tornadoes ripped through Ottawa-Gatineau area on Friday, leaving thousands without power, and levelling many houses on its path. Are you prepared for any weather-related emergencies?

How are you impacted by unexpected weather?

A tornado ripped through Ottawa-Gatineau area on Friday, leaving thousands without power, and levelling many houses on its path. Are you prepared for any weather-related emergencies?

Does Canada still need the notwithstanding clause? Two insiders involved in the negotiations weigh in

As Ontario Premier Doug Ford invokes the notwithstanding clause to cut the number of seats in Toronto city council, two key players during the formation of the Constitution weigh in.

Does Canada still need the notwithstanding clause? Two insiders involved in the negotiations weigh in

As Ontario Premier Doug Ford invokes the notwithstanding clause to cut the number of seats in Toronto city council, two key players during the formation of the Constitution weigh in.

Who should have the final say on human rights in Canada?

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has invoked the notwithstanding clause, in the name of preserving democracy. Does it bother you? Or, are you simply indifferent? Join host Duncan McCue this Sunday on Cross Country Checkup.
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Who should have the final say on human rights in Canada — a judge or a politician?

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has invoked the notwithstanding clause, in the name of preserving democracy. Does it bother you? Or, are you simply indifferent? Join host Duncan McCue this Sunday on Cross Country Checkup.

Statutory holiday a necessary step for reconciliation, says Senator Murray Sinclair

The former TRC chair says it is important for every Canadian to spend at least one day a year reflecting on how to improve relationships with Indigenous peoples.

Why some Indigenous people have mixed feelings about Canada's proposed stat holiday

As Ottawa prepares to resume talks about a proposed statutory holiday to remember the history of residential schools, not everyone is pleased with the idea.

Why some Indigenous people have mixed feelings about Canada's proposed stat holiday

As Ottawa prepares to resume talks about a proposed stat holiday about residential schools, not everyone is pleased with the idea.

Why some Indigenous people have mixed feelings about Canada's proposed stat holiday

As Ottawa prepares to resume talks about a proposed statutory holiday to remember the history of residential schools, not everyone is pleased with the idea.

Should Canada's next statutory holiday focus on remembering residential schools?

A new statutory holiday may be coming, one that aims to remember residential school survivors. Conversations around the potential holiday will resume in Ottawa this fall. What would this mean for you? Is it going to heal the wounds? Or, will it just be another day-off for you?

Statutory holiday 'a necessary step for reconciliation,' says Senator Murray Sinclair

The former TRC chair says it is important for every Canadian to spend at least one day a year reflecting on how to improve relationships with Indigenous peoples.

Statutory holiday 'a necessary step for reconciliation,' says Senator Murray Sinclair

The former TRC chair says it is important for every Canadian to spend at least one day a year reflecting on how to improve relationships with Indigenous peoples.

From model-train exports to medicine: what's on the line for Canadians ahead of NAFTA talks

On Sunday, Cross Country Checkup guest host David Common spoke to some Canadians who are worried their jobs, businesses and health may be on the line if Canada agrees to terms made by the U.S. on NAFTA.

From model-train exports to medicine: what's on the line for Canadians ahead of NAFTA talks

On Sunday, Cross Country Checkup guest host David Common spoke to some Canadians who are worried their jobs, businesses and health may be on the line if Canada agrees to terms made by the U.S. on NAFTA.

What grade are you giving Justin Trudeau on the NAFTA file?

Win, lose or draw, it's a NAFTA showdown of historic proportions. One that could hit pocketbooks and radically reshape Canada's economic, political and cultural landscape. What effect is this having on you?

Crazy Rich Asians & the 1st time I identified with a movie character

As Checkup prepares for its discussion on representation in Hollywood, we spoke to Checkup guest host Randy Boyagoda about the characters he saw onscreen, and who he first identified with.

What was the first movie or TV show that you identified with?

Crazy Rich Asians is being lauded as groundbreaking for its all-Asian cast. Yet, as media becomes more diverse, some wonder if we're doing enough to ditch stereotypes.

Check out these 5 moments in pop culture that represent the diversity of Canadians

The blockbuster film Crazy Rich Asians has renewed the conversation around diversity in film and television. Sunday on Checkup, we asked Canadians about the first time they felt represented — and why it matters.

Check out these 5 moments in pop culture that represent the diversity of Canadians

The blockbuster film Crazy Rich Asians has renewed the conversation around diversity in film and television. Sunday on Checkup, we asked Canadians about the first time they felt represented — and why it matters.

Randy Boyagoda on Crazy Rich Asians and the first time he identified with a film character

As Checkup prepares for its discussion on representation in Hollywood, we spoke to Checkup guest host Randy Boyagoda about the characters he saw onscreen, and who he first identified with.

Randy Boyagoda on Crazy Rich Asians and the first time he identified with a film character

As Checkup prepares for its discussion on representation in Hollywood, we spoke to Checkup guest host Randy Boyagoda about the characters he saw onscreen, and who he first identified with.