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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.
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Toronto, ON

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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.

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English


Episodes

Bonus Podcast: A feminist twist on Monopoly

9/18/2019
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Gavin Crawford quizzes Tom Howell, and Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas from The Beaverton.

Duration:00:09:49

The Beaverton's Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas take the news quiz

9/13/2019
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The Beaverton's Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas take the news quiz, along with Tom Howell, and host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:09

Bonus podcast: these jokes were cut from this week's episode

9/11/2019
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Each week, thirty jokes are written. Only three are recorded. Here's what we cut.

Duration:00:11:28

Eric Peterson takes the news quiz

9/6/2019
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Martha Chaves, Kris Siddiqi and Eric Peterson take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:09

Bonus Podcast: Tom Howell Gets Quizzed

9/4/2019
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Host Gavin Crawford tests regular panellist Tom Howell on the news of the summer.

Duration:00:09:17

Bonus Podcast: Because News is Back!

8/30/2019
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Gavin and Elizabeth talk about Tom Howell's summer wedding.

Duration:00:06:42

Best of Because News: Rick Mercer, Scott Thompson and Martha Chaves

8/30/2019
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Gavin Crawford quizzes Rick, Scott, Martha and more about the headlines.

Duration:00:27:09

Because News is on hiatus until September

7/3/2019
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Because News is on hiatus for the summer, and so are the Members Only podcasts. See you in September!

Duration:00:00:52

Baroness von Sketch Show star Jennifer Whalen takes the news quiz

6/28/2019
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Craig Lauzon, Rob Norman and Jennifer Whalen take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:36

Bonus podcast: Wizard of Oz quiz (Quizzard of Oz??)

6/26/2019
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It's the 80th anniversary of the Wizard of Oz. Gavin quizzes Martha Chaves, Tom Howell and Ashley Botting.

Duration:00:07:48

Comedian Ashley Botting takes the news quiz

6/21/2019
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Tom Howell, Martha Chaves and Ashley Botting take this week's news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:36

Bonus podcast: Condos offer free avocado toast to millennials.

6/19/2019
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Gavin Crawford quizzes comedians Jan Caruana, Candy Palmater and Tom Howell about the incentives condo developers are offering new buyers.

Duration:00:08:38

Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

6/14/2019
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Tom Howell, Jan Caruana and Candy Palmater take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:53

America re-brands "natural gas" as "Freedom Gas"

6/12/2019
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Gavin Crawford quizzes comedians Scott Thompson, Maggie Cassella and Craig Lauzon about how Trump's government has re-branded the term "natural gas."

Duration:00:07:52

Comedian Scott Thompson takes the news quiz

6/7/2019
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Kid in the Hall Scott Thompson joins Craig Lauzon and Maggie Cassella. Gavin Crawford hosts the news quiz.

Duration:00:27:51

Bonus podcast: Gavin's Mueller report quiz

6/5/2019
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Host Gavin Crawford quizzes panellists Eric Peterson, Jan Caruana and Miguel Rivas

Duration:00:10:37

Eric Peterson takes the news quiz

5/31/2019
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Jan Caruana, Miguel Rivas and Eric Peterson take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:52

Gavin's sick!

5/29/2019
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Gavin's sick so his team fills in on the Members Only podcast.

Duration:00:13:05

Best of Because News: Rick Mercer, Martha Chaves and Andrew Phung

5/23/2019
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Gavin Crawford quizzes Canada's funniest comedians on this week's episode

Duration:00:27:49

No Members Only podcast this week

5/22/2019
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Because News is on hiatus this week. Bonus content will be back next week.

Duration:00:01:07