Twenty Remain: First Canadian Idol Results of Season Revealed

    Canadian Idol Competitor Update - June 25, 2008

    TORONTO, June 25 /CNW/ - The season's first four competitors have been
eliminated from Canadian Idol, leaving 20 to compete next week for a coveted
spot in the Canadian Idol Top 10. The following competitors have received the
fewest votes following performances on Monday and Tuesday and will not be
moving forward in the competition:


           -  Lindsay Barr, 26, Halifax, Singer/Writer/Art Student

        Performed: Burning Love (Elvis Presley)

           -  Shaun Francisco, 25, Vancouver, Coffee Shop Barista

        Performed: Yellow (Coldplay)

           -  Tetiana Ostapowich, 25, Toronto, Session

        Performed: Feelings (Morris Albert)

           -  Lindsay Robins, 21, Montreal, Singer/Songwriter

        Performed: River Deep Mountain High (Tina Turner)

    Returning to the Canadian Idol stage to perform for viewer votes on
Monday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 1 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV (go to to
confirm local listings) are:

    1.  Lisa Bell, 27, Winnipeg, Coffee Shop Manager
    2.  Marie-Pierre Bellerose, 25, Quebec City, Bartender
    3.  Adam Castelli, 26, Hamilton, ON, Carpenter, Singer/Songwriter
    4.  Paul Clifford, 26, Port Moody, BC, Bartender
    5.  Jesse Cottam, 23, Calgary, Music Teacher, Musician
    6.  Katelyn Dawn, 19, Winnipeg, Singer/Songwriter
    7.  Mark Day, 20, Portugal Cove-St. Philips, NL, Student, Respite Care
    8.  Martin Kerr, 25, Edmonton, Independent Singer/Songwriter
    9.  Omar Lunan, 29, Scarborough, ON, Registered Massage Therapist
    10. Mitch MacDonald, 22, Port Hood, NS, Carpenter, Musician
    11. Gary Morissette, 21, Fruitvale, BC, Musician, Construction Worker
    12. Mookie Morris, 18, Toronto, Musician
    13. Oliver Pigott, 27, Toronto, Singer/Songwriter
    14. Sebastian Pigott, 25, Toronto, Actor, Writer
    15. Jessica Sheppard, 22, Toronto, Visual Manager
    16. Earl Stevenson, 23, Lloydminster, AB, Swamper for a Backhoe Operator
    17. Katherine St-Laurent, 17, Otterburn Park, QC, Student
    18. Theo Tams, 22, Lethbridge, AB, Student
    19. Amberly Thiessen, 19, Seven Persons, AB, Student
    20. Drew Wright, 28, Collingwood, ON, Musician, House Painter

For further information:

For further information: Allie Page, Canadian Idol, (416) 559-4365 or; Renée Dupuis Macht, CTV Inc., (416) 332-4596 or

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