Because News from CBC Radio

Because News from CBC Radio

Canada

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.

Episodes

Can you decipher the terrible French these politicians are speaking?  

What in the ever-loving god are these politicians talking about?

Charlie's Angels gets a Canadian remake  

Can you name the news story we're spoofing?

News quiz: December 10, 2016  

National Post's Barbara Kay, and comedians Leslie Seiler and Kris Siddiqi take this week's news quiz.

News quiz: December 3, 2016  

Steve Patterson, Ashley Botting and Aisha Alfa take this week's news quiz.

News quiz: December 3, 2016  

The Debaters' Steve Patterson, Ashley Botting and Aisha Alfa take this week's news quiz

News quiz: November 26, 2016  

Tom Howell, Craig Lauzon and Aisha Alfa take this week's news quiz.

News quiz: Nov.17, 2016  

Big Brother Canada's Arisa Cox, comedian Kris Siddiqi and broadcaster Tom Howell take on this week's news quiz.

Hillary goes goth, Toblerone's new look, and man uses bum to smuggle gold nuggets  

Love It or List It host Hilary Farr joins comedians Ashley Botting and Ananda Rajaram on this week's news quiz.

The Cubbies win, Trudeau starts a bank and Newfoundland pyjamas  

Dragons' Den star and "Joe Fresh" designer Joe Mimran takes this week's news quiz.

Best of: Because boos! A Halloween special  

Because News reflects on the stories that scare us - featuring Jann Arden, Scott Thompson, Jus Reign and Sean Cullen.

Kids do Trump, genderless pronouns and moose-eating grizzlies  

Comedian Mary Walsh, Big Brother Canada's Arisa Cox and author Tom Howell take this week's news quiz.

Opera star Ben Heppner sings Trump, Disney goes to Halifax and millennial menstruation apps  

Opera star Ben Heppner joins comedians Ashley Botting and Kris Siddiqi on the news quiz.

Beer-chucking manhunt, your tuna's online history and happy Dumpsgiving  

Comedians Ashley Botting, Craig Lauzon and Jan Caruana take this week's news quiz

Boycotting Häagen-Dazs, lame provincial anthems and the Peeper Creeper  

Comedians Seán Cullen and Aisha Alfa meet newspaper columnist Barbara Kay in this week's news quiz

Licensing Quebec's karaoke singers, political candies and we get a national bird  

Opera singer Measha Brueggergosman, ex-lexicographer Tom Howell, and comedian Kris Siddiqi take this week's new quiz

Trump's 'extraordinary' health, self-driving Ubers, and Italians won't have babies.  

Comedians Scott Thompson, Candy Palmater, and author Tom Howell take this week's news quiz.

These things used to be fine, now the news says they're not  

Quiz! A game to test your knowledge of this week's surprising news stories

Giant pandas, men with bras, and the maple syrup cartel  

Comedians Scott Thompson, Rebecca Northan and Aisha Alfa take this week's news quiz.

Best of: Back to school  

Because News reflects on stories about education - featuring Rick Mercer, Arlene Dickinson and Tom Power.

Happy birthday internet! AustrEnglish, and giving EpiPen a dose of its own medicine  

Comedians Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi and Jan Caruana take on this week's news quiz.

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