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Because News

Gavin Crawford hosts Canada's funniest news quiz.

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No Members Only podcast this week!

Because News is on hiatus for the summer. Gavin Crawford and the gang will be back to make fun of the news in September. See you then!

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Comedian Ashley Botting takes the news quiz

Ashley Botting, Aisha Brown and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

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Bonus Podcast: Dating and sex in the time of Covid

Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi and Ivan Decker get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

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Baroness von Sketch Show's Aurora Browne takes the news quiz

Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi and Ivan Decker get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

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Bonus Podcast: Gavin reads the listener mail

Host Gavin Crawford reads and responds to some of the mail you sent us in recent weeks.

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Comedian Andrew Phung takes the news quiz

Martha Chaves, Andrew Phung and Craig Lauzon get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

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Bonus Podcast: What's happening with the NHL?

Emma Hunter, Miguel Rivas and Andrew Phung get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

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Comedian Aisha Brown takes the news quiz

Panellists Aisha Brown, Tom Howell and Jan Caruana get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

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Bonus Podcast: What's going on in space?

Emma Hunter, Miguel Rivas and Andrew Phung get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

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Comedian Emma Hunter takes the news quiz

Emma Hunter, Miguel Rivas and Andrew Phung get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

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No Members Only podcast this week

Not to worry - Gavin will be back with more bonus material next week.

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Best of Because News: Kurt Browning, Anna Maria Tremonti and Steve Patterson

Gavin quizzes our all-star panellists in the funniest rounds from the past three months.

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Bonus Podcast: What day of the week even is it?

Tom Howell, Debra DiGiovanni and Aisha Alfa get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this bonus round that was cut for time.

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Comedian Debra DiGiovanni takes the news quiz

Debra DiGiovanni, Tom Howell and Aisha Alfa get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

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Bonus Podcast: Koalas' secret drinking habits revealed!

Panellists Candy Palmater, Ivan Decker and Jan Caruana get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

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Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

Candy Palmater, Ivan Decker and Jan Caruana get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

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Bonus Podcast: Be a patriot - eat your fries!

Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi and Ivan Decker get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this bonus round that was cut for time.

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Comedian Ivan Decker takes the news quiz

Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi and Ivan Decker get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

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Bonus Podcast: Why are some countries crushing Covid?

Martha Chaves, Miguel Rivas and Ashley Botting get quizzed by Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

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Comedian Martha Chaves takes the news quiz

Miguel Rivas, Ashley Botting and Martha Chaves take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

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Gavin and Jan talk cinnamon rolls.

Jan Caruana started writing last week's quiz round about cinnamon rolls, then she started baking them.

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Comedian Andrew Phung takes the news quiz

Emma Hunter, Tom Howell and Andrew Phung take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

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Has anyone failed at a haircut yet?

Host Gavin Crawford answers comments from Because News' Facebook page.

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Best of Because News: Kurt Browning, Mary Walsh and Ivan Decker

Gavin quizzes our all-star panellists in the funniest rounds from the past three months.

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Would you go to a drive-in movie?

Host Gavin Crawford quizzes Candy Palmater, Miguel Rivas, and Craig Lauzon in this round that was cut for time.

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Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

Miguel Rivas, Craig Lauzon and Candy Palmater take the new quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

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What are sports announcers up to during COVID-19?


Host Gavin Crawford quizzes Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi, and Tom Howell in this round that was cut for time.


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Baroness von Sketch Show star Aurora Browne takes the news quiz

Tom Howell, Kris Siddiqi and Aurora Browne take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

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Bonus Podcast: Social Distancing with Gavin Crawford

Gavin Crawford, Ashley Botting and Elizabeth Bowie check in on each other...

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Because News: The "No Audience" edition

Tom Howell, Alice Moran and Jan Caruana get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

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Bonus Podcast: How well does Kurt Browning know Broadway?

Host Gavin Crawford quizzes Kurt Browning, Ashley Botting and Andrew Phung.

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Figure skating legend Kurt Browning takes the news quiz

Andrew Phung, Ashley Botting and Kurt Browning take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

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Bonus Podcast: Will the Summer Games be cancelled?

Host Gavin Crawford quizzes Jean Yoon, Martha Chaves and Craig Lauzon in this bonus round that was cut for time.

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Kim's Convenience's Jean Yoon takes the news quiz

Jean Yoon, Martha Chaves and Craig Lauzon get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

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Bonus Podcast: Gavin Crawford and Tom Howell discuss the news stories of the week

Regular panellist Tom Howell tracks down Gavin Crawford in Sydney, N.S., to discuss which news stories ought to be on this week's episode.

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Best of Because News: Mary Walsh, Eric Peterson and Jean Yoon

Gavin quizzes our all-star panellists in the funniest rounds from the past three months.

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No Members Only podcast this week

Because News is on hiatus this week. Bonus content will be back next week.

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Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

Candy Palmater, Martha Chaves and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

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Bonus Podcast: Spotify now makes playlists for pets

Tom Howell, Ashley Botting and Kris Siddiqi get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

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Tom Howell takes the news quiz

Tom Howell, Ashley Botting and Kris Siddiqi get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

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Bonus Podcast: Montreal referees get new safety gear

Anna Maria Tremonti, Jan Caruana and Craig Lauzon get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

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Anna Maria Tremonti takes the news quiz

Anna Maria Tremonti, Jan Caruana and Craig Lauzon get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

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Gavin Crawford returns to the news quiz

Gavin Crawford shares his thoughts on three big news stories that may soon be ending.

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Country music star Brett Kissel takes the news quiz

Brett Kissel, Andrew Phung and Jan Caruana get quizzed by guest host Emma Hunter

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Introducing guest host Emma Hunter

Guest host Emma Hunter chats with Because News' senior producer, Elizabeth Bowie.

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Emma Hunter hosts the news quiz

Miguel Rivas, Anand Rajaram, and Ashley Botting take this week's news quiz with guest host Emma Hunter.

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Bonus Podcast: What is it like to be a last minute panellist?

Producer Philip Leung interviews Tom Howell on what it's like to be the ringer.

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