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The Amazing Race Canada 5
The-Amazing-Race-Canada
Version Canada
Continents visited 2
Countries visited 4
Cities visited 19
Distance traveled 31,000 miles (50,000 km)
Starting line Signal Hill National Historic Site, St. John's,
Newfoundland & Labrador
Finish line Île d'Orléans - Parc des Ancêtres, Quebec City, Quebec
Filming dates April 26, 2017 – May 24, 2017
Season run July 4, 2017 - September 12, 2017
Number of legs 11
Number of teams 10
Winning team Sam & Paul
Runner(s)-up Kenneth & Ryan
Korey & Ivana
Cast
AmazingRaceCAN5
Opening Sequence
The Amazing Race Canada Race 5 intro00:47

The Amazing Race Canada Race 5 intro

Series Chronology
Previous Season The Amazing Race Canada 4
Greeters

The Amazing Race Canada 5 is the fifth installment of the reality television show, The Amazing Race Canada. It was announced on May 4, 2017 by Bell Media.[1]

Production

There were plans for a leg in Kenya for this season, however the leg was scrapped due to risks on the way to safari locations.[2]

This season featured the addition of interactive online content, including live viewer polls during episode airings, and 360-degree video of the locations visited through the season.

Due to 2017 being the 150th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada, some legs (1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10) featured a task that was specially introduced as a 150 Challenge, involving themes distinctive to Canada. While they had no actual effect on gameplay, they were a factor in the final leg's memory challenge.

Teams

SamPaul
 1st place 
Sam & Paul
Dating Couple
KennethRyan
 2nd place 
Kenneth & Ryan
Best Friends
KoreyIvana
 3rd place 
Korey & Ivana
Best Friends
KarenBert
 ELIMINATED 
Karen & Bert
Married Couple
AdamAndrea
 ELIMINATED 
Adam & Andrea
Brother and Sister
AndreaEbonie
 ELIMINATED 
Andrea & Ebonie
Business Partners
ZedShabbir
 ELIMINATED 
Zed & Shabbir
Father and Son
MeganCourtney
 ELIMINATED 
Megan & Courtney
Cousins
DanRiya
 ELIMINATED 
Dan & Riya
YouTube Creators
AaronDeb
 ELIMINATED 
Aaron & Deb
Mother and Son

Episodes

Episode Air Date Leg Destination First Place Last Place Finish Viewership
(millions)
1 "Who Wants to Be the Python?" July 4, 2017 1 Newfoundland and Labrador → British Columbia Kenneth & Ryan Aaron & Deb 1st Eliminated
10th Place
1.888
2 "You've Got to Leave My Hose Alone Dude" July 11, 2017 2 British Columbia → Alberta Megan & Courtney Dan & Riya 2nd Eliminated
9th Place
1.608
3 "It's Like Ducks In the Forest" July 18, 2017 3 Alberta → British Columbia Zed & Shabbir Megan & Courtney 3rd Eliminated
8th Place
1.777
4 "This Is a Butt Workout" July 25, 2017 4 British Columbia → China Sam & Paul Andrea & Ebonie Ordered to
Continue Racing
1.684
5 "This Is a Real Cat and Mouse Chase" August 1, 2017 5 China → Thailand Adam & Andrea Zed & Shabbir 4th Eliminated
7th Place
1.830
6 "We Just Saw Johnny Mustard" August 8, 2017 6 Thailand → Ontario → Quebec Adam & Andrea Andrea & Ebonie Non-Elimination
Leg
1.896
7 "Break Time For Korey" August 15, 2017 7 Quebec → Ontario → Newfoundland and Labrador Sam & Paul Andrea & Ebonie 5th Eliminated
6th Place
1.611
8 "Can I See Your Kuna?" August 22, 2017 8 Newfoundland and Labrador → Panama Sam & Paul Karen & Bert Non-Elimination
Leg
1.628
9 "It's Like Finding Waldo In a Bunch of Waldos" August 29, 2017 9 Panama → Saskatchewan Sam & Paul Adam & Andrea 6th Eliminated
5th Place
1.701
10 "They're Crawling On You" September 5, 2017 10 Saskatchewan → Ontario Sam & Paul Karen & Bert 7th Eliminated
4th Place
1.724
11 "Canada's Coming Together Like a Piece of Cake" Spetember 12, 2017 11 Ontario → Quebec Sam & Paul Korey & Ivana 3rd Place 1.961
Kenneth & Ryan 2nd Place

Leaderboard

The following teams participated in the Race. Placements are listed in finishing order:

Place Team Leg 1 Leg 2 Leg 3 Leg 4 Leg 5 Leg 6 Leg 7 Leg 8 Leg 9 Leg 10 Leg 11 Average Icon-Roadblock
1 Sam & Paul 4 3 4 1 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 2.00 6-5
2 Kenneth & Ryan 1 5 6ϵ 4 4 5 2 2 2 3 2 3.28 6-5
3 Korey & Ivana 2 8 2 6 6 3 5 4 4 2 3 4.10 5-6
4 Karen & Bert 6 4 5ϵ 5 5 4 4 5 3 4~ 4.50 5-4
5 Adam & Andrea 3 7 3 3 1 1 3 3 5 3.22 4-4
6 Andrea & Ebonie 7 2 7 7 2 6 6~ 5.29 3-3
7 Zed & Shabbir 5 6 1 2 7 4.20 1-3
8 Megan & Courtney 9 1 8 6.00 2-1
9 Dan & Riya 8 9 8.50 1-1
10 Aaron & Deb 10 10.00 0-1
Notes [1] [2][3][4] [5] [6]
Legend:
     The team finished in first place
     The team finished in last place and was eliminated from the race
     The team finished in last place in a non-elimination leg
     The team finished in last and were supposed to be eliminated, but were saved by the Salvage Pass or The Save
     The team that won The Amazing Race
     The team that crossed the Finish Line second
     The team that crossed the Finish Line third
The team used the Fast Forward pass
ϵ The team used the Express Pass somewhere during the leg
The team used the U-Turn
Recipient of the U-Turn
The team that used the second slot of the "Double U-Turn"
Recipient of a second U-Turn due to the "Double U-Turn" twist
~ The team was last in the Double Battle and received a time penalty.

Notes:
1: Andrea & Ebonie initially arrived in 2nd place, but received a 2-hour penalty for failing to complete the Route Marker task. 5 teams checked in during this time, dropping them to 7th place.
2: Karen & Bert used the Express Pass given to them by Kenneth & Ryan to bypass the Route Marker task on Leg 3.
3: Kenneth & Ryan used their Express Pass to bypass the Detour on Leg 3.
4: Megan & Courtney were eliminated while in possession of the Express Pass given to them on this leg by Kenneth & Ryan.
5: Leg 4 had no mandatory rest period between legs, and all teams were ordered to continue racing. The team who checked in last on this leg did not face a Speed Bump in the next leg.
6: Leg 11 had two Roadblocks and no Detour. The team member who sat out the first Roadblock was required to do perform the second one.

Trivia

Franchise

Canada

  • First season to visit Thailand, mainland China, and Panama.

Reception

  • Tony Wong at Toronto Star (07/02/2017): "No quitters on The Amazing Race Canada, says host Jon Montgomery"
  • Sarah Hanlon at Toronto Sun (07/03/2017): "Amazing Race Canada host Jon Montgomery loves his job – but he wants to race even more"

References

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