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Re: TAR Canada 5 Pre-Race News and Speculation
« Reply #100 on: January 20, 2017, 08:03:32 PM »
Hotels.com gave out a trip to London on Leg 1 of Season 4...
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Re: TAR Canada 5 Pre-Race News and Speculation
« Reply #101 on: January 20, 2017, 08:11:35 PM »
Hotels.com gave out a trip to London on Leg 1 of Season 4...

It's a very popular destination, for Canadians as well as the rest of world. I would find it very hard to believe sponsors wouldn't be all over that.

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Re: TAR Canada 5 Pre-Race News and Speculation
« Reply #102 on: January 25, 2017, 07:46:51 PM »
That all but kills a full international season, because 8-9 more international legs would be more expensive than just a couple UK legs.

Do you guys think Australia or New Zealand are out of the picture?
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Re: TAR Canada 5 Pre-Race News and Speculation
« Reply #103 on: January 25, 2017, 11:42:30 PM »
That all but kills a full international season, because 8-9 more international legs would be more expensive than just a couple UK legs.

Do you guys think Australia or New Zealand are out of the picture?

Hopefully not. However, if they only have 2 legs to go international, i wouldn't think they would go many hours away. They should go to America or Mexico. That would make more sense.
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Re: TAR Canada 5 Pre-Race News and Speculation
« Reply #104 on: January 26, 2017, 09:24:38 AM »
I was thinking that for Canada's 150th anniversary, they would only go to international location that have a deep connection to Canada... I'm shock they never visited the UK yet, I mean the confederation of Canada was accepted by the Queen in London, that would have been a good time to visit the city (and the building in which it was signed)... Maybe a visit to Ireland, with all the Irish people who immigrated in Canada in the early days of our country.

And the US would make sense... like in New-England or places where we hd battles against the US


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Re: TAR Canada 5 Pre-Race News and Speculation
« Reply #105 on: January 26, 2017, 02:40:04 PM »
I was thinking that for Canada's 150th anniversary, they would only go to international location that have a deep connection to Canada... I'm shock they never visited the UK yet, I mean the confederation of Canada was accepted by the Queen in London, that would have been a good time to visit the city (and the building in which it was signed)... Maybe a visit to Ireland, with all the Irish people who immigrated in Canada in the early days of our country.

And the US would make sense... like in New-England or places where we hd battles against the US

I highly doubt they will visit the United States. About 75% of all Canadians live within 100 miles of the border, and as such many have been there. The Canadian audience would not find the U.S. to be an exciting place to visit. The only place I can even remotely see is Hawaii, and even then tasks would most likely center around the native Hawaiian culture.
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Re: TAR Canada 5 Pre-Race News and Speculation
« Reply #106 on: February 01, 2017, 09:02:37 PM »
I was thinking that for Canada's 150th anniversary, they would only go to international location that have a deep connection to Canada... I'm shock they never visited the UK yet, I mean the confederation of Canada was accepted by the Queen in London, that would have been a good time to visit the city (and the building in which it was signed)... Maybe a visit to Ireland, with all the Irish people who immigrated in Canada in the early days of our country.

And the US would make sense... like in New-England or places where we hd battles against the US

I highly doubt they will visit the United States. About 75% of all Canadians live within 100 miles of the border, and as such many have been there. The Canadian audience would not find the U.S. to be an exciting place to visit. The only place I can even remotely see is Hawaii, and even then tasks would most likely center around the native Hawaiian culture.

Unfortunately, with the US muslim ban, there could be issues for some of the contestants as well.

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Re: TAR Canada 5 Pre-Race News and Speculation
« Reply #107 on: February 01, 2017, 10:41:09 PM »
I was thinking that for Canada's 150th anniversary, they would only go to international location that have a deep connection to Canada... I'm shock they never visited the UK yet, I mean the confederation of Canada was accepted by the Queen in London, that would have been a good time to visit the city (and the building in which it was signed)... Maybe a visit to Ireland, with all the Irish people who immigrated in Canada in the early days of our country.

And the US would make sense... like in New-England or places where we hd battles against the US

I highly doubt they will visit the United States. About 75% of all Canadians live within 100 miles of the border, and as such many have been there. The Canadian audience would not find the U.S. to be an exciting place to visit. The only place I can even remotely see is Hawaii, and even then tasks would most likely center around the native Hawaiian culture.

Unfortunately, with the US muslim ban, there could be issues for some of the contestants as well.

I don't think this law applies to Canadians
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Re: TAR Canada 5 Pre-Race News and Speculation
« Reply #108 on: February 17, 2017, 09:05:41 AM »
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