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Ezra Levant

chris bolin The Globe and Mail

Sun News Network personality Ezra Levant has won the $20,000 National Business Book Award.

Levant nabbed the prize - which celebrates the best in Canadian business writing - for Ethical Oil: The Case for Canada's Oil Sands, published by McClelland & Stewart.

Originally from Calgary, Levant is a lawyer and the author of three other books.

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The prize jury was chaired by Roger Martin, the dea n of the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

Other finalists were: Sheila McLeod Arnopoulos for Saris on Scooters: How Microcredit Is Changing Village India (Dundurn Press); Richard Florida for The Great Reset: How New Ways of Living and Working Drive Post-Crash Prosperity (Random House); and David Orrell for Economyths: Ten Ways Economics Gets It Wrong (John Wiley & Sons Canada).

Last year's winner was Jeff Rubin for Why Your World is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller: Oil and the End of Globalization.

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