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Because News

Gavin Crawford hosts Canada's funniest news quiz.

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How Harvey Weinstein weaponized the media

Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan says Harvey Weinstein used the media as "a bludgeon" to intimidate, humiliate and silence his accusers.

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Letting go of books

Broadcaster Candy Palmater speaks on the freedom that comes with letting go of books.

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Bill Murray

The actor and cellist Jan Vogler open up on the chance encounter that led to their new musical collaboration.

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'Concussions affect a life'

Former NHL goaltender Ken Dryden wants hockey rules changed to save players' lives.

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Members Only - The unfit-for-broadcast hashtag game

Gavin Crawford and Tom Howell discuss the challenges of hosting the show. PLUS: an unfit-for-broadcast hashtag game.

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News quiz: Oct 14, 2017

Great Big Sea's Alan Doyle takes the quiz with Ashley Botting and Anand Rajaram.

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Members Only - 100th episode!

To celebrate the 100th episode, we play the unaired pilot

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News quiz: Oct 7, 2017

Tom Howell guest hosts. With Ashley Botting, Craig Lauzon and Leslie Seiler on the panel.

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Members Only - Tom Howell hosts

Tom Howell writes a new theme because he's hosting this week. Ashley Botting stops by

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News quiz: Sept 30, 2017

Linden MacIntyre, Kris Siddiqi and Leslie Seiler take the news quiz.

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Members Only - Scott Thompson on 'nutscaping'

An unaired outtake with Kid in the Hall Scott Thompson.

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News quiz: Sept 23, 2017

Tom Howell, Martha Chaves and Tim Powers take the news quiz.

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Members Only: return of the fatberg

Fatberg was cut from this week's show. We talk about why, then play the tape.

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News quiz: Sept 16, 2017

Steve Patterson, Candy Palmater and Kris Siddiqi take the news quiz.

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Members Only - Gavin Crawford and Tom Howell sing about NAFTA

How do you make NAFTA interesting? Sing a duet, I guess. A bonus podcast for subscribers every Wednesday.

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News Quiz: September 9, 2017

Letterkenny's Nathan Dales, Tom Howell and Aisha Brown take the quiz. Play the online version at our site. becausenews.ca

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Introducing 'Members Only' - Wednesday bonus episodes

Gavin hears the new Because News theme for the first time

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Because Canada: a celebration of erotica, legal weed and rock stars

The polite version of sex, drugs and rock and roll

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News quiz: June 24, 2017

Baroness Von Sketch Show's Jennifer Whalen, Tom Howell and Jesse Wente take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: June 17, 2017

Tom Howell, Craig Lauzon and Leslie Seiler take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: June 10, 2017

Eric Peterson, Anand Rajaram and Aisha Brown take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: June 3, 2017

Ashley Botting, Anand Rajaram and Andrew Cheng take this week's news quiz

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News quiz: May 27, 2017

Martha Chaves, Tom Howell and Kris Siddiqi take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: May 20, 2017

We're purging our archives in this spring cleaning special. Put on your rubber gloves and let’s spend the next thirty minutes tidying up our News Feed.

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News quiz: May 13, 2017

Tom Howell, Candy Palmater and Ashley Botting take this week's news quiz.

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News quiz: May 6, 2017

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

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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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