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Because News

Gavin Crawford hosts Canada's funniest news quiz.

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Baroness von Sketch Show takes the news quiz

Carolyn Taylor, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen and Meredith MacNeill take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:54]


Members Only: Steven Page unaired quiz round

This round was cut from last week's show.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:21]


Steven Page takes the news quiz

Steven Page, Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:53]


Members Only: Gavin calls a pastor who hated Because News

The pastor likes the show now. But he was not a fan of Season 1.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:44]


News quiz: NAFTA, BC weed and country music awards

Tom Howell, Kris Siddiqi and Ashley Botting take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:52]


Gavin quizzes Tom

Panellist Tom Howell joins Gavin Crawford for a one-on-one quiz.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:00]


Eric Peterson takes the news quiz

Season 4 is here! Gavin Crawford hosts the news quiz with Eric Peterson, Martha Chaves and Tom Howell

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:52]


Members Only: we're baaaaaack!

Gavin and Elizabeth reveal this season's guests. Get your tickets at becausenews.ca

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:29]


A very Canadian news quiz

For your Canada Day weekend, Because News brings you a patriotic news quiz. With host Gavin Crawford.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:20]


Members Only: meet our summer replacement

CBC's podcast Personal Best takes over our time slot this summer. Gavin talks to host Rob Norman. Members Only returns in late August.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:30]


Because News all-stars take the news quiz

Ashley Botting, Anand Rajaram and Rebecca Northan take this week's news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:25]


Members Only: Gavin's raccoon impression

We cut this raccoon round from last week's show

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:21]


Comedian Alice Moran takes the news quiz

Tom Howell, Anand Rajaram and Alice Moran take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:27]


Members only: Tom Howell pays Gavin a visit

Gavin and Tom issue a correction

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:13]


The Debaters' Steve Patterson takes the news quiz

Gavin Crawford hosts, with Jesse Wente, Ashley Botting and Steve Patterson, from CBC's The Debaters

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:32]


Members Only: Ontario election quiz

Gavin and last week's panel take on the Ontario election

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:41]


Comedian Bruce McCulloch takes the news quiz

Kid in the Hall Bruce McCulloch joins Kris Siddiqi, Ann Pornel and host Gavin Crawford.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:33]


Members Only: more Scott Thompson!

This round was cut from last week's show.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:05]


Comedian Scott Thompson takes the news quiz

Kid in the Hall Scott Thompson, Ali Hassan and Rebecca Northan take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:25]


Members Only: Gavin reacts to the screaming lynx

The producers play clips, Gavin reacts

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[mp3 file: runs 00:08:22]


Best of Because News: May 19, 2018

Featuring fan favourites Kris Siddiqi, Candy Palmater and Grace Lynn Kung. Along with special guests Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas from The Beaverton, and opera star Ben Heppner.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:25]


Members Only: Mother's Day quiz

This round was cut for time from last week's show

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:45]


News quiz: May 12, 2018

Kim's Convenience star Andrew Phung joins Martha Chaves and Tom Howell. Gavin Crawford hosts.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:21]


Members Only: how we pick the winner?

Does the smartest person win? Or the funniest?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:08]


News quiz: May 5, 2018

Baroness von Sketch Show's Carolyn Taylor, Tom Howell and Kris Siddiqi take the news quiz.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:25]


Members Only: Gavin's Australian accent

Gavin and the panel show off their Australian accents

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:12]


News quiz: April 28, 2018

Grace Lynn Kung, Miguel Rivas and Andy Cheng take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:39]


Members Only: LEAKED! Because News rehearsal tape

We rehearse the show two hours before the audience arrives. Recording engineer Greg DeClute takes the quiz

Download Members Only: LEAKED! Because News rehearsal tape
[mp3 file: runs 00:10:11]


News quiz: April 21, 2018

Kris Siddiqi, Ashley Botting and Martha Chaves take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:22]


Members Only: sneak peek at Canada Day show

Listen to part of our Canada Day show before the rest of Canada can

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:33]


News quiz: April 14, 2018

Opera star Ben Heppner, Martha Chaves and Tom Howell take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:28:18]


Members Only: If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands. (aka audience coaching)

Producer David Carroll coaches the audience on how to clap

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:23]


News quiz: April 7, 2018

Tom Howell, Jesse Wente and Jan Caruana take the news quiz

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:46]


Members Only: meet our biggest fan

Gavin calls Harvey Botting, panellist Ashley Botting's dad.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:49]


Best of Because News: March 31, 2018

Eric Peterson, and The Beaverton's Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas take the news quiz.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


Members Only: Gavin's away so the producers go rogue

We forgot to record Gavin so producers Dave and Liz host the podcast

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:49]