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Plaidmoon:
Huffington Post Canada put up a list of teams they would like to see on TAR Canada 2.

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/05/28/amazing-race-canada-teams-season-2_n_5397793.html

It's a long slide show - 88 pictures - so I didn't go through it all. They say were tipped off to some info. That probably explains one of the first slides being Rex Harrington and Robert Hope.

'Amazing Race Canada' Season 2: Teams We'd Love To See

In just over a month, "Amazing Race Canada" will start up again for Season 2. The inaugural season's contestants came from a variety of different places in life -- Season 1 featured brothers, a father-son team (who eventually won the whole thing), sisters, married couples, best friends -- and ensured there was a lot of drama at all times.

Expect nothing less from Season 2; "Amazing Race Canada" producers will have to up the ante to maintain the show's success. Having already been made privy to some Season 2 spoilers (for example, we're 99 percent certain the Race is going outside of Canadian borders this time around), we also have some insider knowledge about who some of the competing pairs are. [Ed. Note: We will not reveal who those teams are until CTV officially announces them.]

Here are some of our dream team pairings for "Amazing Race Canada" Season 2. Don't take them too seriously, folks, this is for fun. If you have any hypothetical teams you would love to see, let us know in the comments below!

"Amazing Race Canada" Season 2 will premiere on Tuesday, July 8 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV.

WindsorSue:
There will be 12 episodes in season 2. http://www.bellmediapr.ca/Network/Bell-Media/Press/Bell-Media-Completes-201415-Canadian-Independent-Production-Slate-with-Season-2-Order-of-SPUN-OUT

THE AMAZING RACE CANADA
Season 2, Insight Productions, 12 x :60, CTV
The race of a lifetime restarts with the season premiere of the blockbuster, record-breaking, original series THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, which kicks off its exhilarating second edition on a new night this summer, airing Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT beginning July 8 on CTV and CTV GO. Hosted once again by Olympic champion and Canadian hero Jon Montgomery, the hit series became a country’s obsession and the most-watched Canadian series on record last summer, with an average of 3.5 million viewers.

Hopefully, they will release more info this afternoon at CTV Upfront.

Leafsfan:
-2 more episodes this season.
-Longer and harder.

http://www.cp24.com/video?clipId=376654

Plaidmoon:
I ran across this tweet from earlier today (Wednesday) from someone who works for the Metro newspaper and lives in Toronto.

Loren Christie @LorenChristie  ·  19h
Amazing Race Canada is coming soon! I get some details on season 2 out of @jrmonty12 ....in today's Metro.

The story is on page 25 of the Wednesday 6-11-14 edition, but it's a PDF, so I can't copy it over here. There's not a lot of new info. Here's the link to the main webpage:

http://www.readmetro.com/en/canada/toronto/





Alenaveda:
FROM CTV.CA:
http://www.ctv.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada/Articles/Season-Two/New-document.aspx?extid=061614_ca_community_en_tarc_facebook_TARCS2GrandPrize#.U58Akg9zqOc.twitter

'The Amazing Race Canada' gets pumped up with super premium half-a-million dollar grand prize
By CTV - 6/16/2014 10:17:39 AM

The record grand prize for “The Amazing Race Canada” just went super premium. Not only will the winning team once again receive a $250,000 cash payout and the opportunity to fly free for a year for two anywhere Air Canada flies worldwide in Business Class, they will also receive “gas for life” from Petro-Canada and two Chevrolet Silverado High Country Edition Pickup Trucks. Teams are also competing for special pit stop prizes courtesy of Air Canada and Scotiabank, to be revealed during the broadcasts. Season 2 teams will be announced tomorrow through Friday.
 
In addition to winning a quarter of a million dollars in cold hard cash, the winning team also receives:
 
The Trip of a Lifetime
 
• The opportunity to fly free for a year anywhere Air Canada flies worldwide (more than 180 destinations) in Business Class.
• Winners get a luxurious international travel experience with Air Canada International Business Class’s unparalleled comfort with fully-flat seats, the latest in-flight amenities, personal seat back entertainment at every seat with hundreds of hours of movies, TV programs, and music available on demand, as well as standard 110V electrical outlets at arm's reach for all customers.
• Based on 10 trips for two.
 
“Air Canada is proud to be the airline that connects the racers to all the fantastic destinations of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA,” said Craig Landry, Vice President of Marketing, Air Canada. “We at Air Canada admire the teams’ continuous pursuit of excellence, and are thrilled to provide the winners with the opportunity to continue their journey of life fulfilling experiences on a global scale.”
 
Two Silverado trucks
 
• Two of the Chevrolet Silverado High Country Edition.
• Voted 2014 North American Truck of the Year, the 2014 Silverado High Country embodies rugged luxury – craftsmanship, authenticity and functionality rolled into a truck that’s stronger, smarter and more capable than ever.
 
“Whether using the High Country for work or play, passengers appreciate the functionality and craftsmanship built into the refined interior. The rugged stature of the truck is balanced by the luxuriously appointed cabin,” said Kevin Williams, President and Managing Director, General Motors of Canada. “The team that wins THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is going to have to bring a passion for life and adventure to the Race and we think that this truck will be a great fit for those winners.”
 
“Free Gas for Life”
 
• High-quality gasoline from Petro-Canada, a Suncor Energy business. Produced for all Canadian driving conditions, available at more than 1,450 Petro-Canada retail stations
• Based on a 50-year term
 
“As Canada’s Gas Station, Petro-Canada knows how to keep Canadians moving from coast to coast,” says Deborah Gullaher, Vice President, Marketing, Suncor. “We’re excited to be a part of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, to cheer on the racers throughout their journey, and provide Free Gas For Life to the winning team.”
 
“The stakes are raised – again,” said Phil King, President - CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming, Bell Media. “Now it’s up to the teams to seize the moment, and take home this historic grand prize. I can’t wait to see how this year’s race plays out.” 
 
“The brand support and prize package we have brought together for this season of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is unrivalled,” said Laird White, Director, Brand Partnerships, Bell Media. “The robustness of the grand prize is truly a testament to the success of the series’ freshman season.”
 
The most-watched Canadian television series on record, hosted by Olympic champion and Canadian hero Jon Montgomery, kicks-off its heart-pounding second season in a new timeslot, Tuesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT, beginning July 8 on CTV and CTV GO.   

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