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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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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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English


Episodes

Gavin Crawford plays all three panellists on the news quiz

4/18/2019
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First, some of our best clues of the year. Then, host Gavin Crawford switches roles and plays all three panellists.

Duration:00:27:41

Comedian Martha Chaves takes the news quiz.

4/12/2019
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Andrew Phung, Jan Caruana and Martha Chaves take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:45

Climate change quiz: name that disaster movie

4/10/2019
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Gavin quizzes Ben Heppner, Ashley Botting and Kris Siddiqi in a round that was cut from the news quiz, but perfect for the behind-the-scenes podcast.

Duration:00:08:31

Opera star Ben Heppner takes the news quiz.

4/5/2019
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Ashley Botting, Kris Siddiqi and Ben Heppner take the quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:41

Cut for time: Rap makes cheese better

4/3/2019
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Featuring "Come on Barbie, let's Havarti" and other cheesy puns.

Duration:00:08:33

Ex-lexicographer Tom Howell takes the news quiz

3/29/2019
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Tom Howell, Rebecca Northan and Andrew Cheng take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:41

Game. Set. Quiz: A tennis volley on Because News.

3/27/2019
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Listen to Gavin's quiz about tennis sensation Bianca Andreescu.

Duration:00:07:03

Kim's Convenience star Andrew Phung takes the news quiz

3/22/2019
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Tom Howell, Alice Moran and Andrew Phung take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:38

Robbed! Why this week's news quiz winner was disqualified

3/20/2019
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Kris Siddiqi got the most points, but he didn't win the news quiz

Duration:00:15:05

Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

3/15/2019
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Comedians Candy Palmater, Ashley Botting and Kris Siddiqi take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:42

Cut for time: two bonus rounds

3/13/2019
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These quiz rounds didn't make the show, but deserve to be heard!

Duration:00:11:08

Craig Lauzon takes the news quiz

3/8/2019
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Craig Lauzon, Tom Howell and Jan Caruana take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:45

Bonus Round: Mysteries of Nature

3/6/2019
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It was a big news week so we didn't have time to fit this round about the 'Mysteries of Nature' in our regular show. Here it is!

Duration:00:09:30

Miguel Rivas takes the news quiz

3/1/2019
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Miguel Rivas, Martha Chaves and Maggie Cassella take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:57

Gavin Crawford takes the news quiz (as the entire panel)

2/27/2019
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Gavin plays all three panellists. Hosted by Ashley Botting.

Duration:00:11:28

Best of Because News: Mary Walsh, Eric Peterson, Tom Howell

2/19/2019
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Mary Walsh, Eric Peterson and Tom Howell are back with never-before-heard rounds. Hosted by Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:35

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