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Because News

Gavin Crawford hosts Canada's funniest news quiz.

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Rock moms and the stars they raised

Dave Grohl and his mother, Virginia, discuss her new book about rock moms.

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Feminism - 'stop blaming men'

Camille Paglia is never afraid to speak her mind — even when it rankles her fellow feminists.

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"God wasn't there"

William dedicated 22 years of his life to Mormonism, before he committed a serious sin.

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Mississauga mom fears for her son's safety at school prayers

A Mississauga mother says she fears for her eldest son's safety after a number of high-profile incidents targeting Muslim school prayers at the Peel District School Board.

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News quiz: April 29, 2017

Jesse Wente, Ashley Botting and Leslie Seiler take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: April 22, 2017

Candy Palmater, Rebecca Northan and Amish Patel take this week's news quiz.

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Best of: Easter edition

We look back at the funniest moments on our show - featuring Barbara Kay, Eric Peterson and Ify Chiwetelu.

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News quiz: April 8, 2017

Martha Chaves, Tom Howell and Ify Chiwetelu take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: April 1, 2017

Jesse Wente, Rebecca Northan and Anand Rajaram take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: March 25, 2017

Ashley Botting, Kris Siddiqi and Martha Chavez take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: March 18, 2017

Tom Howell, Kris Siddiqi and Barbara Kay take this week's news quiz

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News quiz: March 11, 2017

Tom Howell, Rebecca Northan and Ify Chiwetelu take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: March 4, 2017

Tom Howell, Leslie Seiler, and Amish Patel take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: February 25, 2017

Grace Lynn Kung, Anand Rajaram and Rebecca Northan take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: February 18, 2017

Allan Hawco, Ashley Botting and Anand Rajaram take this week's news quiz.

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Valentine's Day Special: I Heart Headlines

Cathy Jones, Scott Thompson and Ben Heppner bring a touch of romance to your weekend.

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News quiz: February 4, 2017

Corner Gas' Eric Peterson, Leslie Seiler and Kris Siddiqi take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: January 28, 2017

Tom Howell, Jesse Wente and Leslie Seiler take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: January 21, 2017

Tom Howell, Ify Chiwetelu and Rebecca Northan take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: January 14, 2017

Ron James, Grace Lynn Kung and Ashley Botting take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: January 7, 2017

Grace Lynn Kung, Ashley Botting and Aurora Browne take this week's news quiz.

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It's finally over: 2016 News Quiz

Because News reflects on the worst of 2016 - featuring Scott Thompson, Hilary Farr and Arisa Cox.

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Merry Quizmas - Christmas News Quiz

Because News looks back on our favourite holiday headlines - featuring Eric Peterson, Steve Patterson and Aisha Alfa.

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News quiz: December 17, 2016

Tom Howell, Craig Lauzon and Rebecca Northan take this week's news quiz.

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Can you decipher the terrible French these politicians are speaking?

What in the ever-loving god are these politicians talking about?

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Charlie's Angels gets a Canadian remake

Can you name the news story we're spoofing?

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News quiz: December 10, 2016

National Post's Barbara Kay, and comedians Leslie Seiler and Kris Siddiqi take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: December 3, 2016

Steve Patterson, Ashley Botting and Aisha Alfa take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: December 3, 2016

The Debaters' Steve Patterson, Ashley Botting and Aisha Alfa take this week's news quiz

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News quiz: November 26, 2016

Tom Howell, Craig Lauzon and Aisha Alfa take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: Nov.17, 2016

Big Brother Canada's Arisa Cox, comedian Kris Siddiqi and broadcaster Tom Howell take on this week's news quiz.

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Hillary goes goth, Toblerone's new look, and man uses bum to smuggle gold nuggets

Love It or List It host Hilary Farr joins comedians Ashley Botting and Ananda Rajaram on this week's news quiz.

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The Cubbies win, Trudeau starts a bank and Newfoundland pyjamas

Dragons' Den star and "Joe Fresh" designer Joe Mimran takes this week's news quiz.

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