Because News is Canada's funniest news quiz, hosted by Gavin Crawford. We make 'non'-sense of the stories we cared about, the ones we didn’t - but probably should've, and the ones that just left us feeling newsy-ated.

See the show

Because News is taped in front of a studio audience every week. Join us and test your knowledge of the week's news, stump Gavin with a question of your own, and meet the cast.

When: Every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m.
Where: CBC Broadcast Centre, 25 John St, Toronto. The entrance is between Front Street West and Wellington Street West. Please wait at the security desk at the John Street entrance.
Cost: Free
Run time: Approximately two hours
Wheelchair accessible: Yes

All of our Toronto shows for March and April are sold out. Please check back. Cast may change without notice.

Winnipeg show announced! Coming April 6th!

We're coming to Winnipeg! Host Gavin Crawford takes Because News on the road to the Winnipeg Comedy Festival.

Guests include:
host of CBC's Now or Never and stand-up comedian Ify Chiwetelu
author and broadcaster Tom Howell
comedian Martha Chaves

When: Thursday April 6th at 7:00 p.m.
Where: West End Cultural Centre - 586 Avenue at Sherbrook, Winnipeg
Tickets: Purchase tickets online here. Do not e-mail Because News for tickets.

Request your tickets in the form below. Tickets are not guaranteed until you have received confirmation.

If you encounter any technical difficulties with the ticket request form, please email becausenewstickets@cbc.ca to process your request.