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Canada’s Were given Ability premieres March 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Citytv, Citytv+,, and in the course of the Citytv app –

This season sees 82 wonderful acts from all corners of Canada, together with Glace-Bay, Laval, Winnipeg, Vancouver Island, and extra –

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TORONTO (March 7, 2023) It’s virtually showtime! As we tools as much as take centre degree, Citytv exhibits the showstopping performers showing on Season 2 of Canada’s Were given Ability, premiering Tuesday, March 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT anyplace Citytv is to be had. Attaining greater than 7.6M Canadians during it’s augural season, the extremely expected proficiency pageant sequence spotlights 82 acts as they grace the Canadian degree, face the #CGT judges – Howie Mandel, Lilly Singh, Trish Stratus, Kardinal Offishall – and compete to win the grand prize.

The #CGT Champion will obtain $150,000 bucks and the chance to paintings with a monetary marketing consultant, courtesy of CIBC – to assist notice their ambitions. Plus, the chance to accomplish in “The us’s Were given Ability Gifts: SUPERSTARS Reside” on the Luxor Resort and On line casino in Las Vegas. Since being topped #CGT Champion in Season 1, Jeanick Fournier has taken her occupation to new heights having launched her self-titled major-label debut album, carried out in Las Vegas as a part of the “The us’s Were given Ability Gifts: SUPERSTARS Reside” degree display, and competed on an international degree the most effective on the planet in The us’s Were given Ability: All-Stars.

In Season 2, #CGT is upping the ante with singers, dancers, magicians, excessive sports activities and death-defying acts, a number of contestants with one-of-a-kind talents, and a plethora of acts who’re pursuing their goals in another country however now coming house to compete at the Canadian degree. Hosted through Lindsay Ell, Canada’s Were given Ability culminates in a are living two-hour finale on Tuesday, Might 16 at 8 p.m. ET/PT from the new OLG Level at Fallsview On line casino in Niagara Falls.

The Canada’s Were given Ability Season 2 contestants are indexed under. Click on right here to be informed extra about each and every contestant.


ATSUSHI ONO – Magic Act, Calgary
BEATRICE LOVE – Singer/Musician, Edmonton
COOL GIRAFFES – Dance Act, Edmonton
EVANGEL OMARI BESONG – Singer/Musician, Edmonton
KALSEY KULYK – Singer/Musician, Beaumont
KNIGHT1 – Singer/Musician, Calgary
REESE NELSON – Xtreme Game, Calgary
THE BEARHEAD SISTERS – Vocal Teams, Edmonton


A3 RYDERZ – Dance Act, Vancouver
CURRAN DOBBS – Comedy Act, Victoria
DJC – Dance Act, Vancouver
EMMA GARRIOTT – Singer/Musician, Port McNeill
JACK THOMAS – Singer/Musician, Burnaby
KAREN FLAMENCO – Dance Act, Vancouver
RAYMOND SALGADO – Singer/Musician, Vancouver Island
SIMA SAXENA – Singer/Musician, Victoria
SYD BOSEL – Comedy Act, Comox
WIL STELFOX – Magic Act, Vancouver
XTREME SOUL STYLE – Dance Act, Vancouver


CHRISTOPHER MAGAS – Singer/Musician, East St Paul
DEAN GUNNARSON – Stunt, Onanole
L.I.V.E – Dance Act, Winnipeg
MARQUIS – Dance Act, Winnipeg
TARA MEYER – Circus Act, Winnipeg


ANICA – Singer/Musician, Grand Barachois
DAVID NT ANNAN – Dance Act, Fredericton


EVAN TURNBULL – Singer, Glace-Bay


ABEBE ERIGETE – Circus Act, Toronto
AMIR BRANDON – Singer/Musician, Toronto
ASD BAND – Vocal Teams, Toronto
ASHLEY VELDBOOM – Dance Act, Orillia
CAPTAIN FINN & THE SALTY SEA DOGS – Vocal Workforce, London
CHRISTIAN MASCIA – Magic Act, Stoney Creek
CYDNEE ABBOTT – Dance Act, Oakville
DARCY MITCHINSON – Singer/Musician, Hamilton
DAVID GREEN – Comedy Act, Niagara Falls
FLEXY-T – Circus Act, Ajax
JASON & BRONWYN IRWIN – Animal Act, Southampton
JAMES ALCOCK – Singer/Musician, Mississauga
JIM CAMERON – Singer/Musician, Waterloo
JOZE PIRANIAN – Comedy Act, Toronto
JULIA & MOSES – Dance Act, Toronto
KATHERINE LYNN-ROSE – Singer/Musician, Burlington
KENTON & LISE – Vocal Teams, Toronto
KEVIN FAST – Stunt, Cobourg
KONAH RAYNES – Singer/Musician, Ottawa
MAYA GAMZU – Singer/Musician, Richmond Hill
MCELMAN & THE MAESTRO – Vocal Teams, Toronto
MEAVE – Singer/Musician, Niagara Falls
MVP DANCE – Dance Act, Toronto
NIKO SOFIANOS – Novelty Act, Vaughan
OLGA & VIOLET: MOMMY & ME – Circus Act, Toronto
POLLY MOONSHINE – Singer/Musician, London
RICHARD FORGET – Magic Act, Whitby
SOULS OF STEEL – Singer/Musician, Toronto
TAP DANCE CANADA – Dance Act, Ontario
TASOS NIKOPOULOS – Novelty Act, Hamilton
THE DREAMBOATS – Vocal Teams, Mississauga
THE TREVOR SHOW – Vocal Teams, Toronto
THE SIGMAZ – Dance Act, Scarborough
VAL & GANNA – Dance Act, Toronto
VOICES ROCK PRIME – Vocal Teams, Mississauga
XPECTACULO – Circus Act, Scarborough
XPOGO STUNT TEAM – Xtreme Sports activities, Orillia
YOUNG MOMMY – Singer/Musician, Toronto


ALEXANDRA CÔTÉ – Animal Act, Thetford Mines
BRIAN TYLER – Singer/Musician, Grenville Sur L. a. Rouge
CIRQUE KALABANTÉ – Circus Act, Montreal
CONVERSION – Dance Act, Trois-Rivières
GBA – Circus Act, Montreal
GENEVIÈVE CÔTÉ – Novelty Act, Laval
JP PARENT – Magic Act, MontrealPAOLA TROILO – Singer/Musician, Laval
REMI ORSET – Circus Act, Quebec
T.ACOS X T.EENAGERS – Dance Act, Granby
THE CAST – Dance Act, Lévis
TRA MY TRINH – Circus Act, Montreal


MAGIC BEN – Magic Act, Whitehorse

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