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7th February 2012

Citytv Embarks On Nationwide Casting Tour For The Bachelor Canada

CitytvLooking for love in all the wrong places? Look no further! Citytv is launching a nationwide search to find the most eligible bachelorettes in the country for the first-ever season of original reality series The Bachelor Canada. Beginning Sunday, Feb. 19 in Vancouver, the six-city casting tour will also make stops in Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax. The Bachelor Canada begins principal photography this spring and will debut on Citytv this fall.

“We are searching for romantic hopefuls from across the country that represent the true scope of the vibrant, fun and fearless women here in Canada,” said Claire Freeland, Director of Original Programming, Rogers Media, and Executive Producer of The Bachelor Canada. “This is an extraordinary opportunity for bachelorettes currently on a quest for love and willing to put it all on the line to find it.”

The nationwide casting tour is calling on all eligible Canadian women over the age of majority to take part in what could be the most important blind date of their lives. Whether single and ready to settle down, unlucky in love, or never been kissed – The Bachelor Canada is looking for 25 lucky ladies who are ready to find their happily ever after by winning the heart of one special bachelor.

Please read the show’s complete rules and regulations on what it takes to be eligible for The Bachelor Canada. For example, participants must be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

Casting tour details are as follows (doors open one hour prior to indicated start times):

City Date and Time Venue
Vancouver Sunday, Feb. 19 from
11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Loden Hotel
1177 Melville St.
Vancouver, BC
Calgary Tuesday, Feb. 21 from
11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Calgary
700 Centre St. SW
Calgary, AB
Winnipeg Thursday, Feb, 23 from
11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Fort Garry Hotel
222 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB
Toronto Saturday, Feb. 25 from
11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 26 from
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Toronto Centre Hotel
225 Front St. W
Toronto, ON
Montreal Monday, Feb, 27 from
11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Montreal
1255 Jean-Mance St.
Montreal, QC
Halifax Tuesday, Feb. 28 from
12:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Halifax Marriott
Harbourfront Hotel
1919 Upper Water St.
Halifax, NS

*all venues are subject to change

The Bachelor Canada is the Canadian version of the perennially successful The Bachelor franchise currently in its 16th season on Citytv and OMNI Television. This nine-episode, original reality series is produced by multiple award-winning Force Four Entertainment, with John Ritchie, Sean De Vries, and Joyce Sawa serving as Executive, Supervising, and Series Producer, respectively. Claire Freeland is the Director of Original Programming for Rogers Media and an Executive Producer of The Bachelor Canada.

Additional production and broadcast details will be announced at a later date. Participants unable to attend the casting tour can submit their application online. Follow the show on Twitter @BachelorCA and “like” us on Facebook for the latest updates, info and announcements.

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