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Jully Black hits the road for this summer’s edition of ‘The Amazing Race Canada’

Jully Black hits the road for this summer’s edition of ‘The Amazing Race Canada’

Jully Black hits the road for this summer’s edition of ‘The Amazing Race Canada’

TORONTO – R&B singer Jully Black is hitting the road – to compete on the next edition of “The Amazing Race Canada.”

CTV says the 44-year-old singer-songwriter, producer and actress is teaming up with her friend Kathy Hunter as racers on the reality series.

They will be among 10 teams on the eighth season of the cross-country adventure show, set to launch July 5 with Jon Montgomery back as host.

Other teams include best friends and Broadway performers Catherine Wreford Ledlow and Craig Ramsay; cross-country skiing Olympian Jesse Cockney and his actress and hoop dancer sister Marika Cockney, both of Canmore, Alta.; and the winner of “Big Brother Canada” season 9, Tychon Carter-Newman and his dad, Cedric, both of Montreal.

The winning team gets $250,000, a trip for two around the world and two Chevrolet Silverado ZR2s.

A half-hour special “Etalk Presents: The Amazing Race Canada” airs Friday, July 1 on CTV, CTV.ca, and the CTV app.

Also set to compete this season are: best friends Beverley Cheng of Toronto and Veronica Skye of Vancouver; small-town Ontario brothers Brendan and Connor McDougall; engaged couple Cassie Day and Jahmeek Murray; and sisters Franca and Nella Brodett of Edmonton.

Rounding out the list are BC dating couple Siginaak (Blackbird) Court Larabee and Ali (Bear) Clark; and uncle and nephew Dennis Ashe and Durrell Borden of Halifax.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 22, 2022.

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