Fifth Team Eliminated on Tonight’s Episode of CTV’s THE AMAZING RACE CANADA

— August 13, 2019

– On the next episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, teams travel to Charlevoix, Que., where some racers get tongue-tied under pressure –

TORONTO (August 13, 2019) – In tonight’s episode of CTV’s THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, friends Trish and Amy, of Etobicoke, Ont., were eliminated after physics proved to be their downfall. Five teams now remain on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, returning with an all-new episode Tuesday, August 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, and then streaming anytime on CTV.ca and the CTV app.

This week, six teams raced through Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont. to the THEMUSEUM’s SPECTRUM exhibit, where teams took turns searching through a ball pit of more than 30,000 green balls for either one red or yellow ball. As Trish and Amy were saved during last week’s non-elimination leg for a second time, they were faced with a Speed Bump in which they rode in an autonomous driving Chevrolet Bolt EV, before moving on to the next challenge.

Racers then made their way to the University of Waterloo, where they navigated a robot through an obstacle-filled maze as one teammate communicated instructions via walkie-talkie to the other, who controlled the robot on a separate floor. Next, racers put their culinary skills to the test at this season’s first Face Off, which pit teams against each other and gave them just one minute to visually study one of three signature Dempster’s plates before replicating it, without a recipe, in less than 15 minutes. The last team at the Face Off took a timed penalty before catching up with the other teams. Racers then headed to the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics to solve a gravity-based algebra equation by dropping a tennis ball from an upper floor, timing how long it took to reach the ground, and then determining how many feet the ball travelled.

Then, teams raced to Wilfred Laurier University’s Knight-Newbrough field to meet host Jon Montgomery at the Pit Stop. Dave and Irina were first to arrive at the mat, winning a trip for two to Frankfurt, Germany. After the weight of the gravity challenge proved to be too much for Trish and Amy, they placed last and were ultimately eliminated.

On the next episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, “Open Your Bouche” (Tuesday, August 20 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, then streaming anytime on CTV.ca and the CTV app), teams travel to Charlevoix, Que., where some racers get tongue-tied under pressure.

The five remaining teams competing for the Season 7 title of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA champions are:

  • Aarthy and Thinesh – dating couple from Vancouver
  • Anthony and James – married couple from Edmonton
  • Lauren and Joanne – sisters from Regina
  • Sarah and Sam – teammates living in Toronto
  • Dave and Irina – married couple from Montréal


For more information on the teams competing on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA this season, viewers can visit CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada and search the team pages presented by Chevrolet. The site features team videos, bios, and exclusive content. As the go-to resource for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA fans, CTV.ca also includes full episodes and sneak peeks. Additionally, ETALK will air exclusive on-the-road coverage on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV.

Encore presentations of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA air on CTV Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m. ET/PT and 8 p.m. ET/PT, respectively, and Saturdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV2 (visit CTV.ca to check local listings). Episodes are available to stream anytime on CTV.ca and the CTV app.

Brand partners for Season 7 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA include Chevrolet, who returns for a seventh consecutive season, as well as Dempster’s, Clif Bar, Dairy Farmers of Ontario, Walt Disney Studios, Expedia, Paramount Pictures Corporation, Shell Canada, The Royal Ontario Museum, The Source, and Webber Naturals.

THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is produced by Insight Productions in association with CTV. John Brunton is Executive Producer and Mark Lysakowski is Executive Producer and Showrunner. For Bell Media, Danielle Pearson is Production Executive; Robin Johnston is Director, Original Programming, Factual and Reality; Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Original Programming; Pat DiVittorio is Vice-President, Programming, CTV and Specialty. Mike Cosentino is President, Content and Programming, Randy Lennox is President. 

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