All Nine Remaining Teams Advance on Tonight's Episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA

– Exes Jillian and Emmett maintain top spot in Calgary, winning a trip for two to Paris, France with five nights' accommodation provided by Hotels.com – 
– Next week: Teams race to Vietnam and explore the Mekong Delta where they're hit with culture shock and the heat – 
– Exclusive content available at CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada 
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TORONTO, July 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Following  tonight's episode, all nine teams will keep on racing to the fishing village of Cái Bè along the Mekong River in Vietnam, in next week's episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, airing Tuesday, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO. Business partners Kelly and Kate lost valuable time when they struggled through the simulation detour challenge, before deciding to switch over to the swim challenge. In a high-stakes foot race, Kelly and Kate arrived to the Pit Stop moments after Rita and Yvette, but were spared from elimination.

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Episode 402 Recap

From the Pit Start in Jasper, Alta. all nine teams travelled by bus over 400 kilometres to Calgary. There, teams were greeted by Mayor Naheed Nenshi who handed them their first clue for the Calgary leg of the race. Teams had to search for the Wonderland sculpture where they found their next clue that led them to the Calgary Tower Road Block. In this Road Block teams had to rappel over 58 storeys from the top of the Calgary Tower down to the bottom. Stéphane and Antoine took the early lead, but Jillian and Emmett quickly caught up.  

After completing the Road Block, teams then had to track down the Beatnik bus – a travelling music hub that moves every 10 minutes to travel across the city of Calgary – by asking a local for their cell phone and tracking it on social media. Once they arrived at the Beatnik bus, teams were presented with their first Detour of the season and an opportunity to race for two Express Passes. Teams Jillian and Emmett, and Steph and Kristen formed an alliance for both teams to search for the double Express Pass together and help each other out, but en route to the location, Jillian and Emmett quickly changed their minds and headed straight to the Detour leaving Kristen and Steph to search on their own. Upon arrival at Canada Boy Vinyl, Kristen and Steph searched through countless records for the double Express Pass, and endured endless worries before the pair finally found the passes and headed to the Detour.

At the Detour, teams chose between "sim" or swim challenges. In the "sim" challenge teams took a crash course in becoming a crane operator. With no instructions at all teams had to figure out how to control the crane simulator and navigate a weight through a tricky course with a combined time of under six minutes. In the swim challenge teams made a splash and found out what it takes to raise one million trout every year. After jumping into an indoor pond filled with thousands of trout, teams had to gather the fish into a small area and scoop them all into cages, ensuring no trout were left in the pond.

Teams then headed to Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre to find Jon at the Pit Stop. Jillian and Emmett arrived first, securing the top spot for a second week to win a trip for two to Paris, France with five nights' accommodation provided by Hotels.com. Kelly and Kate survived a high-stakes foot race against Rita and Yvette, and were spared from elimination after arriving last at the Pit Stop when they were advised that it was a non-elimination leg of the race.

Last night's episode encores this Saturday, July 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, July 10 at 1 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO. Visit CTV.ca to check local listings. Previous seasons of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA are available now on CraveTV.

Viewers can catch Jillian and Emmett today (July 6) on ETALK (Weekdays at 7 p.m. ET) as they discuss being Team #1 in Calgary on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA.

Next Week:

On the next episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA (Tuesday, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO), teams race across the dateline to Vietnam where they're hit with culture shock and the heat. A relentless Road Block ruffles some feathers and a Speed Bump gets Kelly and Kate hopping. Teams crack under the pressure of the Detour.

The nine remaining teams competing for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA are:

For more on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, fans can visit CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada for exclusive content, including team videos, bios, full episodes, sneak peeks, and extras.

Leading sponsors for Season 4 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA are Chevrolet and BMO. Returning sponsor Mentos, as well as first year brands Hotels.com, and MEC Canada also partner with the CSA-winning series.

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Joel – @JoelGround 
Ashley – @ashcallingbull 
Anthony and Brandon – @AnthonyaBrandon 
Rita – @ritayakis 
Yvette – @yyakis
Steph – @sleclair09 
Kristen – @krlstenmckenzie
Julie and Lowell @JulieLowellCAN 
Anne – @annemorrone 
Tanya – @tanyamuzzatti 
Stéphane – @StephTetreault 
Antoine – @antoinetet 
Kelly and Kate – @kelly_kateTO
Jillian – @JillianMacLaugh 
Emmett – @emmettblois 
Frankie – @FrankieFenix74 
Amy – @amygassler

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