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Because News

Gavin Crawford hosts Canada's funniest news quiz.

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Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

Kris Siddiqi, Andrew Cheng and Candy Palmater join host Gavin Crawford for this week's news quiz

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:35]


Members Only: Gavin and our intrepid producer answer your questions

How did Gavin come up with his cat's name? Who is his hero? Is he shy? It gets personal.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:54]


Ali Hassan takes the news quiz

Tom Howell, Ashley Botting and Ali Hassan take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:37]


Members Only: More Scott Thompson

This round was cut from our last show.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:06:33]


Best of Because News: Oct 27, 2018

Host Gavin Crawford is back with some of our favourite quiz rounds

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:39]


Members Only: meet Martha Chaves

Gavin interviews his pal and panellist Martha Chaves

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:37]


Scott Thompson takes the news quiz

Martha Chaves, Anand Rajaram and Scott Thompson take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:38]


Members Only: the unaired weed round

An unaired weed round from last week starring Tom Howell, Alice Moran, and Kris Siddiqi, along with quiz master Gavin Crawford

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[mp3 file: runs 00:07:05]


Kris Siddiqi takes the news quiz

Tom Howell, Alice Moran and Kris Siddiqi take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:40]


Members Only: Martha quizzes Gavin

Martha Chaves quizzes Gavin Crawford about the news

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:46]


Opera star Ben Heppner takes the news quiz

Ben Heppner, Martha Chaves and Andrew Phung take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:39]


Members Only: everything you never wanted to know about Tom Howell

Meet Tom Howell, panellist and ex-lexicographer

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:13]


Kid in the Hall Kevin McDonald takes the news quiz

Kim's Convenience's Andrew Phung, Canadian Comedy Award winner Rebecca Northan and Kid in the Hall Kevin McDonald take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:36]


Members Only: Baroness von Sketch Show bonus round

This round was cut last week. Gavin and Elizabeth talk about why.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:10:01]


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]


 

 

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