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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

Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

11/15/2019
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Candy Palmater, Andrew Phung and Craig Lauzon take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:37

Bonus Podcast: How to write a Hallmark movie

11/12/2019
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Gavin Crawford and Jan Caruana challenge each other to dream up new Hallmark holiday movies.

Duration:00:09:33

The Debaters' Steve Patterson takes the news quiz

11/8/2019
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Steve Patterson, Martha Chaves and Jan Caruana take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:37

Changes planned for high school English courses

11/5/2019
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Host Gavin Crawford quizzes Ivan Decker, Martha Chaves and Craig Lauzon

Duration:00:06:52

Comedian Ivan Decker takes the news quiz

11/1/2019
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Ivan Decker, Martha Chaves, and Craig Lauzon take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:37

Bonus Podcast: Canada's Songwriters Hall of Fame inducts new songs

10/29/2019
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Gavin quizzes Miguel Rivas, Alice Moran and Ashley Botting

Duration:00:11:28

The Beaverton's Miguel Rivas takes the news quiz

10/25/2019
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Miguel Rivas, Ashley Botting and Alice Moran take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:42

Bonus Podcast: paddle-boarding corgis and Calgary bobcats

10/22/2019
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Host Gavin Crawford quizzes Naheed Nenshi, Arlene Dickinson and Andrew Phung

Duration:00:10:07

No Members Only podcast this week

10/17/2019
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Because News is on hiatus this week. Bonus content will be back next week.

Duration:00:00:21

Best of Because News: Rick Mercer, Emma Hunter and Eric Peterson

10/17/2019
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Gavin quizzes Rick, Emma, Eric and others about the headlines.

Duration:00:27:09

Calgary special with Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Arlene Dickinson and Andrew Phung

10/11/2019
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Gavin returns home to Alberta to quiz Calgarians Naheed Nenshi, Arlene Dickinson and Andrew Phung

Duration:00:27:09

Bonus Podcast: Hope You Enjoyed Black Hole Week!

10/9/2019
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Host Gavin Crawford quizzes Aurora Browne, Guled Abdi and Tom Howell.

Duration:00:09:10

Baroness Aurora Browne Takes the News Quiz

10/4/2019
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Aurora Browne, Tom Howell and Guled Abdi take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:10

Bonus Podcast: What are the three types of naps?

10/1/2019
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Gavin Crawford quizzes Rick Mercer, Ali Hassan and Ashley Botting.

Duration:00:09:11

Rick Mercer Takes the News Quiz

9/27/2019
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Rick Mercer, Ali Hassan and Ashley Botting take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:09

Bonus Podcast: An art gallery a day keeps the doctor away

9/24/2019
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Gavin Crawford quizzes author and investigative journalist Linden MacIntyre, Andrew Phung of Kim's Convenience, and Second City alum, Jan Caruana.

Duration:00:10:12

Novelist and journalist Linden MacIntyre takes the news quiz

9/20/2019
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Novelist and journalist Linden MacIntyre joins Andrew Phung of Kim's Convenience, and Second City alumni, Jan Caruana. Gavin Crawford hosts the news quiz.

Duration:00:27:09

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