From John Doyle of the Globe and Mail:
Ready, set, go â€“ The Amazing Hoser Race begins
The Amazing Race Canada (CTV, 9 p.m.) starts tonight and if youâ€™re unaware of that youâ€™ve been out of the country for a month or, perhaps youâ€™ve been busy reading all of Proustâ€™s Ã€ la Recherche du Temps Perdu to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of the first volume, Swannâ€™s Way. One hears thatâ€™s a real craze right now. Possibly, though, I am misinformed. And it is only the TV-shunning literati of Toronna who are engaged in this craze. Continue reading.
From Lindsey Ward of the National Post:
Donâ€™t knock it until you watch it: The Amazing Race Canada may be homegrown, but that doesnâ€™t mean it wonâ€™t be great
By the time The Amazing Race Canada makes its debut on Monday night, weâ€™ll probably know who won the whole thing. Well, maybe not, but the spoilers for the inaugural season of CTVâ€™s homegrown spin on the critically acclaimed CBS ratings hog have been spreading like wildfire, with trigger-happy Canadians tweeting the whereabouts of the nine teams crossing the country in hopes of winning the Race. Thatâ€™s what happens when you film The Amazing Race so close to home. Or, in CTVâ€™s case, at home.Â Continue reading.
From Nick Patch of the Canadian Press:
The Amazing Race Canada teams talk competition
The first nerve-shredding trial that The Amazing Race Canada forced its contestants to endure didnâ€™t involve a breathless trek across unfamiliar terrain, a terrifying physical challenge or a morale-melting series of plane-train-and-automobile travel hiccups. Continue reading.
From Chris Jancelewicz and Sarah Kelsey of Huffington Post Canada:
‘Amazing Race Canada’ Media Challenge Winners: 5 Important Things You Didn’t Know About Running The Race
Going into the first-ever “Amazing Race Canada” media challenge on July 9, 2013, the two of us (Chris Jancelewicz and Sarah Kelsey) weren’t sure about how we would fare; Chris is a former runner, and Sarah is a runner, so we figured we were OK in that arena, and both of us were raised in and around Toronto, so local landmarks wouldn’t be a problem. Or so we thought. Continue reading.