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if the raptors could get all of canada united then what the hell says suzuki
“If the Raptors could get all of Canada united, then what the hell?” says Suzuki
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that s a wrap this week thanks to all our listeners callers and commenters take care everyone
That's a wrap this week. Thanks to all our listeners, callers and commenters. Take care, everyone!
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dan marandla called checkup from markham ont alberta runs on oil he said the federal liberals are competently
Dan Marandla called Checkup from Markham, Ont. "Alberta runs on oil," he said. The federal Liberals are competently stickhandling a complicated file and trying to suit varying interests, Marandla said.
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from sudbury ont sean bradley joins us now bradley said climate change is an obvious reality but that canada r
From Sudbury, Ont., Sean Bradley joins us now. Bradley said climate change is an obvious reality, but that Canada relies on fossil fuels. He calls pipeline approval a "necessary evil." #CCCheckup
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caller amelia gazsity from vernon bc said the pipeline expansion and environmental emergency declaration canno
Caller Amelia Gazsity from Vernon, B.C. said the pipeline expansion and environmental emergency declaration cannot coexist. Gazsity said she thinks the carbon tax in B.C. should be higher.
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now were joined by the conservative party of canadas shadow minister for the environment and climate change hi
Now we’re joined by @HonEdFast, the Conservative Party of Canada’s Shadow Minister for the Environment and Climate Change. His leader, Andrew Scheer, released the party’s climate plan this week. Fast is in Abbotsford, B.C. #CCCheckup
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there are many groups working on those plans but politicians treat environmental groups like special interests
There are many groups working on those plans, but politicians treat environmental groups like special interests and don't work well with them, Suzuki said.
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with a question for david suzuki john vissers called from abbotsford bc vissers said he lives next to the tran
With a question for David Suzuki, John Vissers called from Abbotsford, B.C. Vissers said he lives next to the Trans Mountain pipeline tank farm. He asks what the best thing he and his neighbours can do to fight against the pipeline.
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climate change is not a partisan issue suzuki said if the raptors can get all of canada united then what the h
Climate change is not a partisan issue, Suzuki said. "If the Raptors can get all of Canada united, then what the hell? Why can't we get united on an existential issue?"
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suzuki said the oil industry has long known that burning fossil fuels is a threat to the atmosphere i didn t k
Suzuki said the oil industry has long known that burning fossil fuels is a threat to the atmosphere.

"I didn't know what the hell was going on," when the federal Liberals approved the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion a day after declaring a climate emergency, Suzuki said.

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the national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls final report finds they are 12 times
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls' final report finds they are 12 times more likely to be killed or to go missing than members of any other demographic group in Canada.

What will it take to make Canada safe for Indigenous women and girls?
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as referenced on air here are 10 simple actions you can take to learn more about reconciliation
As referenced on air, here are 10 simple actions you can take to learn more about reconciliation.

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Guest Julie Lalonde: Girls have said that their biggest take away is that they can say no. Consent is a big part of the curriculum. 92 girls felt the biggest take away was the right to say no. How powerful.
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Rex in the host chair for the last time. After 21 years, he retires from Checkup today. @cbcradio
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Meet @heysciencesam, the PhD student making science accessible through social media

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the national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls issued 231 calls to justice in its f
The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls issued 231 calls to justice in its final report, released Monday. Marion Buller, the inquiry's chief commissioner called them not just recommendations, but "legal imperatives".
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flooding in eastern amp central canada fires in sask the frequency and intensity of extreme weather in canada
Flooding in eastern & central Canada, fires in Sask - the frequency and intensity of extreme weather in Canada will increase in the future because of climate change.

Our question this week: Is your community ready to deal with an environmental disaster?

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flood waters are rising across canada from quebec to new brunswick in ottawa and bracebridge ont send your vid
Flood waters are rising across Canada, from Quebec to New Brunswick, in Ottawa and Bracebridge, Ont.

Send your videos to checkup@cbc.ca and show us what's happening where you are.
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are you in favour or against the kinder morgan pipeline expansion tweet us and tell us why or why not
Are you in favour or against the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion? Tweet us and tell us why or why not.
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who should teach sex ed parents or teachers
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