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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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Location:

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

Scott Thompson takes the news quiz

10/19/2018
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Martha Chaves, Anand Rajaram and Scott Thompson take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:37

Members Only: the unaired weed round

10/17/2018
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An unaired weed round from last week starring Tom Howell, Alice Moran, and Kris Siddiqi, along with quiz master Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:07:05

Kris Siddiqi takes the news quiz

10/12/2018
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Tom Howell, Alice Moran and Kris Siddiqi take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:40

Members Only: Martha quizzes Gavin

10/10/2018
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Martha Chaves quizzes Gavin Crawford about the news

Duration:00:10:46

Opera star Ben Heppner takes the news quiz

10/5/2018
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Ben Heppner, Martha Chaves and Andrew Phung take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:38

Members Only: everything you never wanted to know about Tom Howell

10/3/2018
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Meet Tom Howell, panellist and ex-lexicographer

Duration:00:10:12

Kid in the Hall Kevin McDonald takes the news quiz

9/28/2018
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Kim's Convenience's Andrew Phung, Canadian Comedy Award winner Rebecca Northan and Kid in the Hall Kevin McDonald take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:36

Members Only: Baroness von Sketch Show bonus round

9/26/2018
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This round was cut last week. Gavin and Elizabeth talk about why.

Duration:00:10:00

Baroness von Sketch Show takes the news quiz

9/21/2018
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Carolyn Taylor, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen and Meredith MacNeill take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:54

Members Only: Steven Page unaired quiz round

9/20/2018
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This round was cut from last week's show.

Duration:00:08:21

Steven Page takes the news quiz

9/14/2018
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Steven Page, Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:53

Members Only: Gavin calls a pastor who hated Because News

9/12/2018
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The pastor likes the show now. But he was not a fan of Season 1.

Duration:00:08:43

News quiz: NAFTA, BC weed and country music awards

9/7/2018
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Tom Howell, Kris Siddiqi and Ashley Botting take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:51

Gavin quizzes Tom

9/5/2018
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Panellist Tom Howell joins Gavin Crawford for a one-on-one quiz.

Duration:00:11:00

Eric Peterson takes the news quiz

8/31/2018
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Season 4 is here! Gavin Crawford hosts the news quiz with Eric Peterson, Martha Chaves and Tom Howell

Duration:00:27:51

Members Only: we're baaaaaack!

8/29/2018
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Gavin and Elizabeth reveal this season's guests. Get your tickets at becausenews.ca

Duration:00:10:28

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