February 27, 2019 4:01 pm
Updated: February 28, 2019 9:57 pm

‘Big Brother Canada’ Season 7: Meet the house guests

WATCH: Four 'Big Brother Canada 7' hopefuls sat down with Global News' Chris Jancelewicz to talk about their strategy... and showmance potential.

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Big Brother Canada is back!

On Wednesday, the 14 new house guests were revealed after weeks of anticipation; they’re set to enter the sleek Big Brother Canada (BBCAN) house very soon, with Season 7 premiering on Global on March 6 at 7 p.m. ET/PT.

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Watch as a new group of Canuck contestants move into an overhauled Big Brother Canada house outfitted wall-to-wall with cameras and microphones capturing their every move. Each week, the house guests do battle in a series of challenges that give them power or punishment, voting each other out until the fate of the final two is decided by a jury of fellow house guests.

READ MORE: ‘Big Brother Canada’ casting director Robyn Kass gives tips for auditions

The Season 7 house guests are competing for a grand prize of $100,000, a $25,000 home-furnishing makeover from Leon’s, $10,000 worth of groceries courtesy of Summer Fresh, and an unforgettable trip for two anywhere in the world with Contiki Holidays.

Here are the 14 contestants (or agents) prepping for the biggest few months of their lives.

Adam Pike

Corus

Age: 27
Hometown: Spaniard’s Bay, N.L.
Occupation: Oil Field Worker
Adam is a double threat, with a physique strong enough to crush the competitions and a social game savvy enough to win over the house.

Anthony Douglas

Corus

Age: 31
Hometown: Richmond Hill, Ont.
Occupation: Gas Inspector
Don’t be fooled by his 6’4″ stature. Anthony is a charming, smooth-talking mama’s boy and teddy bear at heart.

Chelsea Bird

Corus

Age: 30
Hometown: Edmonton, Alta.
Occupation: Radio Host
At first glance, this cat-loving, bubbly radio host is sweet on the surface, but she is willing to lie, scheme, and manipulate the other houseguests to claim the BBCAN winner status.

Damien Ketlo

Corus

Age: 28
Hometown: Nadleh Whut’en, B.C.
Occupation: Goalie Coach
This former pro hockey player is a force to be reckoned with, bringing both brain and brawn into the Big Brother Canada house. Damien has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Native American studies and is incredibly passionate about his Indigenous heritage.

Dane Rupert

Corus

Age: 27 (will turn 28 while in the house)
Hometown: Kelowna, B.C.
Occupation: Civil Technician
Known as a local Kelowna celebrity, this goofy hockey jock believes you must play hard to win big.

Eddie Lin

Corus

Age: 25
Hometown: Montreal, Que.
Occupation: Cryptocurrency Developer
This cryptocurrency enthusiast learned how to speak English by watching the show. Now as a houseguest, Eddie is ready to test his knowledge of the series and manipulate the other players.

Estefania Hoyos

Corus

Age: 23
Hometown: Gatineau, Que.
Occupation: Student
Estefania was bit by the travel bug early. Born in Colombia before moving to Canada, she has travelled the world and like a chameleon, can adapt to any situation.

Kailyn Archer

Corus

Age: 42
Hometown: Grande Prairie, Alta.
Occupation: Psychic
This free-spirited mother of four lives for her family and has an intuition like no other. She’s confident the house will enjoy her cooking and even more confident that she won’t enjoy slop.

Kiera Wallace

Age: 23
Hometown: Port Moody, B.C.
Occupation: Bartender
This vivacious West Coaster is going to lean in on her ability to connect with the other houseguests to keep her safe in the game… but will have no problem sending them out the door.

Kyra Shenker

Corus

Age: 25
Hometown: Montreal, Que.
Occupation: Bartender
This big-hearted non-binary bartender is ready to become the BBCAN7 mastermind. Though very caring, Kyra is also analytical and hopes the houseguests will see them as emotional support rather than a threat.

Laura Roberts

Corus

Age: 26 (will turn 27 while in the house)
Hometown: Calgary, Alta.
Occupation: Judicial Clerk
An unapologetic Italian-Canadian with a larger-than-life personality and a no-nonsense attitude, this tattooed law clerk will do what it takes to find justice in the BBCAN house.

Maki

Corus

Age: 31
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
Occupation: Poet/DJ
A philosopher at heart, this poet and DJ is ready to shake up the BBCAN house and adapt to every situation he faces to win the ultimate prize.

Mark Drelich

Corus

Age: 29
Hometown: Edmonton, Alta.
Occupation: Travel Guide
This charming and rebellious world traveller has more than meets the eye. With a specific strategy in place, Mark has no problem breaking off alliances and ending friendships to become the winner.

Samantha Picco

Corus

Age: 30
Hometown: Conception Bay South, N.L.
Occupation: Beauty Salon Owner
A pint-sized powerhouse with a larger-than-life personality, Samantha is ready to bring some east coast charisma to the Big Brother house.

READ MORE: Big Brother Canada’ finale: Season 6 winner crowned

Big Brother Canada continues to offer digital extensions that augment the social dynamics and real-time momentum of the 24/7 television production. #BBCAN7 extends from series to site at BigBrotherCanada.ca with exclusive content, full episodes, 24-hour live feeds, and a host of surprises and opportunities that allow fans to directly impact the show.

Big Brother Canada premieres Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. ET/PT, and continues to air Wednesdays at 7 p.m. ET/PT, Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Global.

For Season 7, viewers can stream #BBCAN7 live on GlobalTV.com and Global GO by signing in with their TV service provider credentials or catch up the next day on GlobalTV.com and Global GO (now available on Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV), and BigBrotherCanada.ca.

—With files from Chris Jancelewicz

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