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Host Gavin Crawford and a hilarious panel of smart alecks parody the news of the week, discussing the breaking stories Canadians cared about, the ones they didn’t - but probably should have.

Host Gavin Crawford and a hilarious panel of smart alecks parody the news of the week, discussing the breaking stories Canadians cared about, the ones they didn’t - but probably should have.

Location:

Toronto, ON

Description:

Host Gavin Crawford and a hilarious panel of smart alecks parody the news of the week, discussing the breaking stories Canadians cared about, the ones they didn’t - but probably should have.

Language:

English


Episodes

No Members Only podcast this week

2/18/2020
Because News is on hiatus this week. Bonus content will be back next week.

Duration:00:00:53

Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

2/14/2020
Candy Palmater, Martha Chaves and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:13

Bonus Podcast: Spotify now makes playlists for pets

2/11/2020
Tom Howell, Ashley Botting and Kris Siddiqi get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:10:30

Tom Howell takes the news quiz

2/7/2020
Tom Howell, Ashley Botting and Kris Siddiqi get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:10

Bonus Podcast: Montreal referees get new safety gear

2/4/2020
Anna Maria Tremonti, Jan Caruana and Craig Lauzon get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:08:30

Anna Maria Tremonti takes the news quiz

1/31/2020
Anna Maria Tremonti, Jan Caruana and Craig Lauzon get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:57

Gavin Crawford returns to the news quiz

1/28/2020
Gavin Crawford shares his thoughts on three big news stories that may soon be ending.

Duration:00:05:57

Country music star Brett Kissel takes the news quiz

1/24/2020
Brett Kissel, Andrew Phung and Jan Caruana get quizzed by guest host Emma Hunter

Duration:00:28:11

Introducing guest host Emma Hunter

1/21/2020
Guest host Emma Hunter chats with Because News' senior producer, Elizabeth Bowie.

Duration:00:08:59

Emma Hunter hosts the news quiz

1/17/2020
Miguel Rivas, Anand Rajaram, and Ashley Botting take this week's news quiz with guest host Emma Hunter.

Duration:00:27:07

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

1/15/2020
Producer Philip Leung interviews Tom Howell on what it's like to be the ringer.

Duration:00:06:07

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

1/10/2020
Jean Yoon, Tom Howell and Craig Lauzon get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:10

Bonus Podcast: What did Gavin think of Cats?

1/7/2020
Gavin Crawford and regular panellist Jan Caruana share their thoughts on the movie Cats.

Duration:00:08:26

The Most Inconsequential News Stories of the Year

1/3/2020
Gavin rounds up the stories of total unimportance for this week's news quiz. Featuring Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Dragons' Den's Arlene Dickinson.

Duration:00:27:03

Goodbye to 2019 News

12/27/2019
Mary Walsh, Eric Peterson, Andrew Phung, Emma Hunter, Tom Howell and others get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford on 2019's top news stories.

Duration:00:27:42

Bit Playas' Kris Siddiqi and Nigel Downer take the news quiz

12/20/2019
Kris Siddiqi, Nigel Downer and Ashley Botting get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:39

Bonus Podcast: Changes coming to Hallmark movies

12/17/2019
Mary Walsh, Andrew Phung and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:09:31

Mary Walsh takes the news quiz

12/13/2019
Mary Walsh, Andrew Phung and Miguel Rivas take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:30:10

Bonus Podcast: Which beloved fruit is going extinct?

12/10/2019
Host Gavin Crawford quizzes Steve Patterson, Jan Caruana and Martha Chaves.

Duration:00:08:44

Comedian Martha Chaves takes the news quiz

12/6/2019
Martha Chaves, Kris Siddiqi and Alice Moran take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:39