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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

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CBC

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Baroness Aurora Browne plays against her family

2/15/2019
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In honour of Family Day Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi and Maryam Siddiqi take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:33

Trump State of the Union quiz

2/13/2019
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We cut this Trump round from last week's show.

Duration:00:10:06

Aisha Alfa takes the news quiz

2/8/2019
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Andrew Phung, Ashley Botting and Aisha Alfa take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:35

More Mary Walsh!

2/5/2019
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This round was cut from last week's show with Mary Walsh.

Duration:00:07:02

Mary Walsh takes the news quiz

2/1/2019
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Canadian comedy legend Mary Walsh takes the news quiz with Kris Siddiqi and Tom Howell. Hosted by Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:36

Listen to the song, name the news story

1/30/2019
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Gavin, Elizabeth and David listen to musical clues and guess the news story

Duration:00:13:20

Tom Howell takes the news quiz

1/25/2019
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Ashley Botting, Paloma Nuñez, and Tom Howell take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:36

Don't Go There! A travel advisory quiz

1/23/2019
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Canada issued a travel advisory about China, then China retaliated with its own warning. This quiz was cut from last week's show.

Duration:00:10:35

Eric Peterson takes the news quiz

1/18/2019
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Jan Caruana, Andrew Cheng and Eric Peterson take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:37

Gavin as Mickey, Goofy and Donald

1/16/2019
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Disney was in the news this week, so Gavin treats us to his Disney impressions.

Duration:00:09:32

Kim's Convenience stars take the news quiz

1/11/2019
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Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon and Andrew Phung take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:37

Members Only: meet Kris Siddiqi

1/9/2019
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Kris Siddiqi joins Gavin in the studio

Duration:00:16:12

Holiday leftovers: never-before-heard quiz rounds

1/3/2019
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With Tom Howell, Andrew Phung and Candy Palmater

Duration:00:27:44

Best of Because News

12/28/2018
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Baroness Carolyn Taylor, Kid in the Hall Scott Thompson, and Corner Gas' Eric Peterson take the news quiz.

Duration:00:27:45

No Members Only podcasts till January 9th

12/26/2018
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We'll be back with bonus episodes on Jan 9th.

Duration:00:01:09

Rebecca Northan plays the news quiz

12/21/2018
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Craig Lauzon, Tom Howell and Rebecca Northan play the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:42

Members Only: Canada's brand-new baby

12/19/2018
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Two months after legalization, we check in on the status of legal weed to see how it's thriving.

Duration:00:08:49

Grace Lynn Kung takes the news quiz

12/14/2018
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Steve Patterson, Grace Lynn Kung and Ashley Botting takes the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:47

Members Only: Extra dose of Peter Mansbridge

12/12/2018
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A round about discoveries in the news with our favourite broadcaster, Peter Mansbridge.

Duration:00:11:01

Jonny Harris takes the news quiz

12/7/2018
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Jonny Harris, Tom Howell and Martha Chaves take this week's news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:49