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Host Gavin Crawford and a hilarious panel of smart alecks parody the news of the week, discussing the breaking stories Canadians cared about, the ones they didn’t - but probably should have.

Host Gavin Crawford and a hilarious panel of smart alecks parody the news of the week, discussing the breaking stories Canadians cared about, the ones they didn’t - but probably should have.
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Toronto, ON

Networks:

CBC

Description:

Host Gavin Crawford and a hilarious panel of smart alecks parody the news of the week, discussing the breaking stories Canadians cared about, the ones they didn’t - but probably should have.

Language:

English


Episodes

A very Canadian news quiz

6/28/2018
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For your Canada Day weekend, Because News brings you a patriotic news quiz. With host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:20

Members Only: meet our summer replacement

6/27/2018
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CBC's podcast Personal Best takes over our time slot this summer. Gavin talks to host Rob Norman. Members Only returns in late August.

Duration:00:08:29

Because News all-stars take the news quiz

6/22/2018
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Ashley Botting, Anand Rajaram and Rebecca Northan take this week's news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:24

Members Only: Gavin's raccoon impression

6/20/2018
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We cut this raccoon round from last week's show

Duration:00:07:20

Comedian Alice Moran takes the news quiz

6/15/2018
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Tom Howell, Anand Rajaram and Alice Moran take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:26

Members only: Tom Howell pays Gavin a visit

6/13/2018
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Gavin and Tom issue a correction

Duration:00:06:12

The Debaters' Steve Patterson takes the news quiz

6/8/2018
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Gavin Crawford hosts, with Jesse Wente, Ashley Botting and Steve Patterson, from CBC's The Debaters

Duration:00:27:31

Members Only: Ontario election quiz

6/6/2018
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Gavin and last week's panel take on the Ontario election

Duration:00:08:40

Comedian Bruce McCulloch takes the news quiz

6/1/2018
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Kid in the Hall Bruce McCulloch joins Kris Siddiqi, Ann Pornel and host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:32

Members Only: more Scott Thompson!

5/30/2018
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This round was cut from last week's show.

Duration:00:07:04

Comedian Scott Thompson takes the news quiz

5/25/2018
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Kid in the Hall Scott Thompson, Ali Hassan and Rebecca Northan take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:24

Members Only: Gavin reacts to the screaming lynx

5/23/2018
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The producers play clips, Gavin reacts

Duration:00:08:21

Best of Because News: May 19, 2018

5/18/2018
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Featuring fan favourites Kris Siddiqi, Candy Palmater and Grace Lynn Kung. Along with special guests Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas from The Beaverton, and opera star Ben Heppner.

Duration:00:27:24

Members Only: Mother's Day quiz

5/16/2018
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This round was cut for time from last week's show

Duration:00:09:44

News quiz: May 12, 2018

5/11/2018
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Kim's Convenience star Andrew Phung joins Martha Chaves and Tom Howell. Gavin Crawford hosts.

Duration:00:27:20

Members Only: how we pick the winner?

5/9/2018
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Does the smartest person win? Or the funniest?

Duration:00:11:07

News quiz: May 5, 2018

5/4/2018
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Baroness von Sketch Show's Carolyn Taylor, Tom Howell and Kris Siddiqi take the news quiz.

Duration:00:27:24

Members Only: Gavin's Australian accent

5/2/2018
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Gavin and the panel show off their Australian accents

Duration:00:11:11

News quiz: April 28, 2018

4/27/2018
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Grace Lynn Kung, Miguel Rivas and Andy Cheng take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:38

Members Only: LEAKED! Because News rehearsal tape

4/25/2018
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We rehearse the show two hours before the audience arrives. Recording engineer Greg DeClute takes the quiz

Duration:00:10:10