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The Canadian version of this Emmy Award winning Format is produced by Castlewood Productions Inc. and began airing on 10 September 2008 on Discovery Channel (Canada). It is hosted by comedian turned cab driver Adam Growe who has a legal taxi drivers license in Toronto and Vancouver. To date 182 original episodes have been produced (December 2012).
The Canadian version closely mirrors the structure of its US counterpart, retaining familiar features like Shout Outs, Red Light Challenges, and the double-or-nothing "Video Bonus" option at the end of each game. However, the Canadian version differs in its heavier focus on questions relating to science, technology, nature and adventure, as opposed to purely general knowledge of the American version. Regular questions are worth $25, $50, $100; while Red Light Challenge questions are worth $75. In the second season, a third option, a "swap-out was added - when contestants reach the $100 questions, they have the option to swap out a question, ...