From a media release:
CTV’s mega-hit original series THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is back. After crisscrossing the country and covering more than a quarter-million kilometres around the world during the past seven seasons, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA makes its triumphant return Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, CTV.ca, and the CTV app, beginning July 5.
Hosted by Olympic Gold Medallist Jon Montgomery, Season 8 of Canada’s favourite summertime adventure continues as an all-new cast of racers head to the starting line to push themselves out of their comfort zones in a non-stop, action-packed expedition. Teams competing this season include an Olympian, a JUNO Award-winning singer, teachers, personal trainers, a firefighter, a comedian, entrepreneurs, a sales representative, a marketing expert, a motivational speaker, and Broadway performers.
Faced with the most intense race of their lives, the teams tackle various challenges with the hope of winning two first-ever Chevrolet Silverado ZR2’s, a once-in-a-lifetime trip for two around the world courtesy of GURU Organic Energy, a $250,000 cash prize, and the coveted title of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA champions.
The 10 teams poised at the starting line for Season 8 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA are:
Beverley & Veronica
Competitive best friends on a mission to be the second all-female team to win the Race.
Brendan & Connor
Fun-loving, family-oriented small-town brothers who are the life of every party.
Cassie & Jahmeek
Athletic and energetic engaged couple with big smiles and a competitive spirit.
Catherine & Craig
Long-time best friends and Broadway performers who know what it takes to beat the odds.
Cedric & Tychon
Father and son who are in the race for every Black father and son across the country – with the hope of being the first Montréal team to win.
Court & Ali
Dating couple who want to be positive role models for Indigenous youth.
Dennis & Durrell
Active and competitive uncle and nephew who are passionate about being positive role models in their community.
Franca & Nella
Sisters, known as “Franella,” who are racing for the Filipino and immigrant community across Canada.
Jesse & Marika
Competitive and accomplished siblings who want to represent the Inuit population of Canada
Jully & Kathy
Close friends who are racing in memory of their late mothers.
For more information on the teams competing on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, including team videos, bios, and exclusive content, visit CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada. As the go-to resource for the series, CTV.ca also includes full episodes and sneak peeks throughout the season.
THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is produced by Insight Productions Ltd. (a Boat Rocker Company) in association with CTV. John Brunton is Executive Producer and Mark Lysakowski is Executive Producer and Showrunner.