The Amazing Race Canada 2
|The Amazing Race Canada
|Season Run||July 8– September 21, 2014|
|Filming dates||April 26– May 22, 2014|
|Winning team||Michael "Mickey" Henry & Peter "Pete" Schmalz|
|No. of legs||12|
|Distance traveled||44,816 km (27,847 mi)|
The second season of The Amazing Race Canada was a reality game show based on the American series The Amazing Race. It featured eleven teams of two, each with a pre-existing relationship in a race across Canada and around the world. The winning team was awarded CA$250,000, two Chevrolet Silverado "High Country Edition" trucks, free gasoline for life from Petro-Canada and the ability to fly for free anywhere for a year with Air Canada in business class. Jon Montgomery returned as the host.
The season premiered on July 8, 2014 and the finale aired on September 21, 2014. Best friends Michael "Mickey" Henry and Peter "Pete" Schmalz were the winners.
- 1 Production
- 2 Results
- 3 Episode title quotes
- 4 Prizes
- 5 Race summary
- 5.1 Leg 1 (Alberta → British Columbia)
- 5.2 Leg 2 (British Columbia)
- 5.3 Leg 3 (British Columbia → Hong Kong, China)
- 5.4 Leg 4 (Hong Kong, China → Macau, China)
- 5.5 Leg 5 (Macau, China → Yukon)
- 5.6 Leg 6 (Yukon → Manitoba)
- 5.7 Leg 7 (Manitoba → France)
- 5.8 Leg 8 (France)
- 5.9 Leg 9 (France → Quebec)
- 5.10 Leg 10 (Quebec → Prince Edward Island)
- 5.11 Leg 11 (Prince Edward Island → New Brunswick)
- 5.12 Leg 12 (New Brunswick → Ontario)
- 6 Ratings
- 7 References
- 8 External links
Development and filming
Unlike the first season, the race traveled to destinations outside of Canada like other international Amazing Race counterparts.
This show features MasterChef Canada judge Alvin Leung as a judge for the "Master Chef" task in Leg 3 and Hong Kong-Canadian actress Jennifer Tse, who greeted the teams in the Pit Stop on the same leg.
Casting began in November 2013, with an online site for submission of applications and audition videos. The first three teams were revealed on June 17, 2014, with the remaining teams announced on June 18 and June 20. The contestants include ice hockey players and gold medalists Natalie Spooner and Meaghan Mikkelson, ballet dancer Rex Harrington as well as comedian Ryan Steele from The Ryan and Amy Show
Alain Chanoine proposed to Audrey Tousignant-Maurice at the Pit Stop of Leg 8.
After episode 6, a special mid-season reunion/recap titled "After The Race" aired. Hosted by James Duthie, the program reviewed the events of the first 6 episodes with the first 5 eliminated teams. A second "After The Race" special that was again hosted by Duthie, aired immediately after the season finale with all the teams present to review the season as a whole.
The following teams are participating in the Race, each listed along with their relationships as announced by CTV.
|Team||Relationship||Position (by leg)||Roadblocks|
|Mickey & Pete||Best Friends||7th||3rd||5th||6th||6th||3rd||3rd||3rd||2nd||3rd||2nd||1st||Mickey 7, Pete 7|
|Natalie & Meaghan||Teammates||1st||1st||1stε4||1st||3rd||5th||1st||1st||3rd||2nd||1st||2nd||Natalie 7, Meaghan 7|
|Ryan & Rob||Co-Workers||9th||7th||4th||2nd||2nd||6th||6th||5th⋐||5th||4th||3rd||3rd||Ryan 7, Rob 7|
|Sukhi & Jinder||Siblings||6th||6th||8th||8th||4th||4th||4th||2nd⋑||1stƒ||1st||4th8||Sukhi 6, Jinder 6|
|Alain & Audrey||Dating→Engaged7||2nd||2nd||6th⋑5||7th||1st||2ndƒ||5th||4th⊂||4th||5th||Alain 6, Audrey 4|
|Pierre & Michel||Twin Brothers||8th||5th||3rd||5th||5th||1stə6||2nd||6th⊃||Pierre 4, Michel 56|
|Rex & Bob||Engaged||3rd||9th2||7th⊃5||3rd||7th||7th||Rex 4, Bob 3|
|Cormac & Nicole||Son/Mother||4th||4th||2nd||4th||8th||Cormac 3, Nicole 3|
|Laura & Jackie||Married||5th||8th||9th||Laura 2, Jackie 2|
|Jen & Shawn||Married||10th||10th3||Jen 1, Shawn 1|
|Shahla & Nabeela||Best Friends||11th1||Shahla 1, Nabeela 1|
- A red team placement means the team was eliminated.
- A green ƒ indicates that the team won a Fast Forward.
- An underlined blue team's placement indicates that the team came in last on a non-elimination leg and had to perform a Speed Bump during the next leg of the race.
- A purple ε indicates that the team decided to use the first Express Pass on that leg. A magenta ə indicates the team had previously been given the second Express Pass and used it on that leg.
- A brown ⊃ or a cyan ⋑ indicates that the team chose to use one of the two U-Turns in a Double U-Turn; ⊂ or ⋐ indicates the team who received it.
- ^ Shahla & Nabeela failed to complete the naval challenge and received a time penalty. Already in last place, they were eliminated without the penalty being applied.
- ^ Rex & Bob initially arrived at the Pit Stop in 6th place, but were assessed a 6-hour time penalty (first they took a 2-hour penalty during the surfing task; then, Bob elected to take a 4-hour penalty for quitting the Roadblock). Three teams checked in during their penalty time; due to Jen & Shawn's withdrawal from the race (see note 3), Rex & Bob checked in at 9th place and the rest of their penalty was applied to the next leg.
- ^ Jen & Shawn withdrew from the race in Leg 2 after Shawn dislocated his shoulder, an injury sustained during the surfing task. At the nearby hospital in Tofino, Jon visited them to inform them that they had been eliminated from the Race.
- ^ Natalie & Meaghan used their Express Pass to bypass the Detour in Leg 3.
- ^a b Rex & Bob used their U-Turn to Natalie & Meaghan, while Alain and Audrey also used their U-Turn power on Sukhi and Jinder. However, both Natalie & Meaghan and Sukhi & Jinder were already ahead of them and were unaffected. These U-Turns were not shown on air.
- ^a b Pierre & Michel used their Express Pass to bypass the Roadblock in Leg 6. Before using the Express Pass, Michel elected to perform the Roadblock, and this is reflected in the total Roadblock count.
- ^ At the Leg 8 Pit Stop, Alain proposed to Audrey, who accepted. Their relationship title was changed from "Dating" to "Engaged".
- ^ Sukhi & Jinder incurred a 15-minute penalty upon running a red traffic light in Charlottetown; they elected to serve the penalty immediately.
Episode title quotes
Episode titles are often taken from quotes made by the racers.
- "What's It Take to Get a Cup of Tea?" – Bob
- "There's a Fish in My Pants" – Sukhi
- "Snakes and Liars" – Producer Named
- "They're Harshing Our Mellow" – Mickey
- "Who Designs These Torture Tests?" – Rex
- "She's the Pierogi Poobah" – Bob
- "Lest We Forget" – Non-Racer (Clue Paper given to a Canadian Army D-Day re-enactor at the Remembrance and Renewal statue)
- "I Said Yes!" – Audrey
- "How Are We Going to Explain This to Mom and Dad?" – Jinder
- "Hot Poop" – Rob
- "Put the Fun Back in Fundy" – Pete
- "Who's Da Bomb?" – Non-Racer (Roadblock clue paper at the Diefenbunker)
- Leg 1 – Two Express Passes – an item that can be used on the race to skip any one task of the team's choosing up and until the eighth leg of the race. The winning team keeps one for themselves and may give the second to another team before the end of the fifth leg of the race. Also, two round-trip tickets to any South American destination served by Air Canada and CA$2,000.
- Leg 2 – Two round-trip tickets to Hong Kong and CA$2,000.
- Leg 3 – Two round-trip tickets to any China destination served by Air Canada and CA$2,000.
- Leg 4 – Two round-trip tickets in Premium Economy-Class to Tokyo and CA$3,000.
- Leg 5 – Two round-trip tickets to any "Sun destination" served by Air Canada Rouge and CA$3,000.
- Leg 6 – All inclusive vacation to Los Cabos, Mexico and CA$3,000.
- Leg 7 – Two round-trip tickets to any Europe destination served by Air Canada and CA$3,000.
- Leg 8 – Two-round-trip tickets to any Europe destination served by Air Canada Rouge and CA$3,000.
- Leg 9 – Two-round-trip tickets to Milan, Italy and CA$3,000.
- Leg 10 – Two round-trip tickets to any Canada destination served by Air Canada and CA$5,000.
- Leg 11 – Two round-trip tickets to any United States destination served by Air Canada and CA$5,000.
- Leg 12 – A CA$250,000 cash payout, “gas for life” from Petro-Canada, the opportunity to fly for a year anywhere Air Canada flies worldwide in Business Class, and two Chevrolet Silverado trucks.
- Canada's Favourite Racers – A year's supply of gas from Petro-Canada awarded to the "fan favourite" team (according to an online vote). Awarded to Natalie & Meaghan during the second reunion show.
|Destinations||Air travel Rail travel Water travel Bus travel|
|Route Markers||Detour Roadblock Fast Forward U-Turn Speed Bump Pit Stop|
Leg 1 (Alberta → British Columbia)
Airdate: July 8, 2014
- Jasper National Park, Alberta , Canada (Athabasca Glacier) (Starting Line)
- Calgary (WinSport Canada Olympic Park – Frank King Day Lodge)
- Calgary (Calgary International Airport) to Victoria, British Columbia (Victoria International Airport)
- Sidney (Viscount Aero Centre)
- Victoria (Willows Beach)
- Victoria (The Empress)
- Victoria Harbour (Inner Harbour) to Colwood (Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt)
- Colwood (Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt – Damage Control Training Facility Galiano)
- Colwood (Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site)
In the first Roadblock of the season, teams had to make their way to the hangar of the Aero Centre, where they would board a plane and then tandem skydive 12,000 feet (3,700 m) with an instructor onto Willows Beach, where they could join their partner. Their instructor would give them their next clue.
In the second Roadblock, the team member did not participate the first Roadblock had to serve afternoon tea to the patrons at the Empress Hotel in Victoria. They were given a lesson in etiquette and had to recite the menu options from memory. Once the tea master declared that they had provided "acceptable service", he would hand them their next clue.
- Additional tasks
- At Canada Olympic Park, teams had to find the 90 metres (300 ft) ski jump and then take North America's fastest zipline – "The Monster" – to receive their next clue, along with a Scotiabank American Express card that would serve as the teams' source of money for the rest of the race, from Olympian Helen Upperton.
- After getting their clue, teams instructed to travel their first destination city: Victoria, British Columbia with one of three flights, arriving one hour apart.
- At Viscount Aero Centre, teams had to search a vintage 1930's Fleet Model 10D biplane for their Roadblock clue.
- At The Empress hotel, teams had to search for an Arbutus tree to find their next clue.
- At Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt, teams became Navy recruits by suiting up to attempt to stop a simulated flooding ship from "sinking" by plugging nine gaps in the ship's hull. Once all nine gaps were plugged, the team received their next clue.
Leg 2 (British Columbia)
Airdate: July 15, 2014
- Victoria (The Empress)
- Victoria (Victoria International Airport) to Tofino (Tofino/Long Beach Airport)
- Tofino (Wickaninnish Beach)
- Ucluelet (Ucluelet Harbour Seafoods)
- Tofino (North Chesterman Beach – "Surf Shack")
- Tofino (South Chesterman Beach)
- Tofino (Olsen Road – Crab Dock)
During the Pit Stop, all teams were moved back to The Empress to begin this leg of the race. In the first Detour of the race, teams was a choice between Sharp Knives and Sharp Eyes; both detours required teams to head to Ucluelet Harbour. In Sharp Knives, teams had to watch a demonstration, and then correctly fillet at least 30 pounds (14 kg) of fish to receive their next clue. Teams had a limited amount of fish. If they ran out without reaching the target they must switch detour options or take a penalty. In Sharp Eyes, teams had to sort through 1,000 pounds (450 kg) of assorted Pacific rockfish and separate them into five bins.
In this leg's Roadblock, one team member to use driftwood from the beach as well as fishing nets to construct a traditional Tofino deckchair and sit through the builder's weight to receive their next clue.
- Additional note
- Teams must use Chevrolet Volts for transportation for this leg; they can recharge their Volts at designated charging stations.
- Additional tasks
- At North Chesterman Beach, teams had to change into wetsuits and then ride from the surf shack to the beach with their surfboard on bicycles. Once at the beach, one team member had to surf a wave for at least three seconds whilst their partner videoed their effort to receive their next clue.
Leg 3 (British Columbia → Hong Kong, China)
Airdate: July 22, 2014
- Tofino (Chesterman Beach)
- Nanaimo to Tsawwassen (BC Ferry Terminal) (Unaired)
- Vancouver (Vancouver International Airport) to Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong , China (Hong Kong International Airport)
- Tung Chung (Tung Chung Station) to Ngong Ping (Ngong Ping Station) via cable car
- Ngong Ping (Ngong Ping Village) (Overnight Rest)
- Ngong Ping (Tian Tan Buddha)
- Wan Chai (Golden Dragon Statue)
- Wan Chai (Old Wan Chai Swimming Pool Platform or Bo Innovation and Wan Chai Wet Market)
- Wan Chai (Canal Road Flyover - near Villain hitting)
- Sheung Wan (Hillier Street – She Wong Lam Snake Restaurant)
- Tsim Sha Tsui (Avenue of Stars – Statue of Bruce Lee)
- Kowloon City (Kowloon Walled City Park)
During the Pit Stop, all teams were moved back to Chesterman Beach to begin this leg of the race. The Detour was a choice between Master Chef, or Kung Fu Master. In Master Chef, teams have to go to Bo Innovation, and then be greeted by MasterChef Canada judge Alvin Leung. He will hand them a shopping list of 10 items. They must then go to Wan Chai Wet Market, and purchase all 10 items and head back. Once they found the 10 items on the shopping list that Alvin Leung gave the teams, he will hand them their next clue. In Kung Fu Master, teams suit up in a traditional martial arts uniform, and then perform a difficult kung fu routine. If they successfully perfected their kung fu skills, kung fu master Lee would hand them their next clue.
In the leg's Roadblock, one team member will be first greeted by a snake master who will choose a serpent and show it to the team member. The master would take out the snake's gallbladder and then the person has to drink a shot of the snake's bile and a bowl of snake meat soup. After they finished their meal, the master would give them their next clue.
- Additional tasks
- After teams get off the cable car, teams will have to sign up for a morning blessing. Then the next day, teams will listen to the blessing, then climb up 268 steps to the Tian Tan Buddha to get their next clue.
- At the Statue of Bruce Lee, teams would have to strike a series of poses, including the famous Bruce Lee pose, for a local film director who would hand them their next clue.
Leg 4 (Hong Kong, China → Macau, China)
Airdate: July 29, 2014
- Sheung Wan (Hong Kong–Macau Ferry Terminal) to Macau Peninsula, Macau (Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal by TurboJET)
- Macau Peninsula (A-Ma Temple)
- Macau Peninsula (Macau Tower)
- Macau Peninsula (Rua da Felicidade/"Happiness Street" – Almond biscuit store)
- Macau Peninsula (Ruins of St. Paul's or Senado Square)
- Macau Peninsula (Grand Lapa Hotel)
- Macau Peninsula (Praça de Ferreira do Amaral)
In the leg's Roadblock, one team member had to take a 764 feet (233 m) bungee jump off the Macau Tower. Once they landed on the street below, they received their next clue.
The Detour was a choice between Stamp It or Stomp It. In Stamp It, teams had to make their way to the Ruins of St Paul's, where they would pick up a scroll. They then had to search the streets around Senado Square looking for six shrines, marked with one of six ancient Chinese symbols. At each station, they had to mark their scroll with a stamp in ink. Once they returned to the Ruins of St Paul's with six stamps on their scroll, they would receive their next clue. In Stomp It, teams had to head to Senado Square and join a Macanese folk dance troupe and learn a complicated routine. Once the instructor was happy with their effort, she would hand them their next clue.
- Additional tasks
- At the start of the leg, teams were instructed to Hong Kong–Macau Ferry Terminal and had to sign up one of two ferries to Macau with a room of four teams each departing thirty minutes apart, starting at 4:00 PM.
- At the A-Ma Temple, teams had to perform an ancient ceremony, meant to ward off ancient spirits – lighting firecrackers.
- At the Grand Lapa Hotel, teams had to learn how to correctly deal a game of Fan-Tan to receive their next clue.
- After completing the task at Grand Lapa Hotel, teams had to go to the Grand Lisboa Hotel and then traverse a series of underground passageways to find their next Pit Stop: Praça de Ferreira do Amaral.
Leg 5 (Macau, China → Yukon)
Airdate: August 5, 2014
- Macau Peninsula (Kun Iam Ecumenical Centre (Chinese))
- Macau Peninsula (Outer Harbour Ferry Terminal) to Sheung Wan, Hong Kong (Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal) (Unaired)
- Chek Lap Kok (Hong Kong International Airport) to Whitehorse, Yukon , Canada (Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport)
- Whitehorse (Sky High Wilderness Ranch) (Overnight Rest)
- Whitehorse (Sky High Ranch office building to Whitehorse Copper Trail)
- Whitehorse (Grey Mountain – Biathlon Yukon course)
- Whitehorse (Chadburn Lake)
- Yukon River (Miles Canyon)
During the Pit Stop, all teams were moved to Kun Iam Ecumenical Centre to begin this leg of the race. The Detour was a choice between Make Your Bed or Ride a Sled. In Make Your Bed, teams have to grab 2 heavy backpacks, and then head to the campsite, to find a locked chest, and a key inside a block of ice in the cooler. Then, they have to empty their backpacks, properly built a tent, and set up a campfire which is needed to melt the block the ice to retrieve the key. Teams will then open the chest, do inspection with a wilderness expert and receive their next clue. In Ride A Sled, teams first select 3 dogs from a board at the ranch, then they have to run 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) on a trail to a frozen lake. Then, they have to search through a number of dog harnesses that matches 3 dogs they selected. Once found the harnesses, teams will have to correctly put it on the dog, and attach the dogs to the sled. Each team member will have to complete 3 laps around the frozen lake to receive their next clue.
The Speed Bump required Sukhi & Jinder have to use their Chevrolet Silverado to hook up a 20 feet (6.1 m) trailer. Then they drive 12.5 kilometres (7.8 mi) to a marked parking spot for a trailer until they have to reverse their pickup truck. The trailer or the pickup truck cannot knock down any cones.
In this leg's Roadblock, one team member to ride a snow bike for 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) course in the woods before heading to the shooting range, where the person has to successfully shoot all 5 targets without missing, the shooter would receive the next clue. If the person misses any targets, they must start over again by running the course again, and shoot the remaining targets.
- Additional notes
- During the flight from Hong Kong to Vancouver, teams must ride on Air Canada's premium economy class.
- Teams must use Chevrolet Silveradoes for transportation for this leg.
- Additional tasks
- After spending a night in Sky High Wilderness Ranch, teams will get their breakfast at the ranch kitchen in the morning, along with their next clue.
- After the Roadblock, teams had to portage a canoe from the woods and then paddle down the Yukon River 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) to the Pit Stop.
Leg 6 (Yukon → Manitoba)
Airdate: August 12, 2014
- Whitehorse (Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport) to Winnipeg, Manitoba (Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport)
- Winnipeg (Manitoba Legislative Building – Golden Boy)
- Winnipeg (Royal Canadian Mint)
- Winnipeg (Portage and Main)
- Winnipeg (Exchange District – The Cube)
- Winnipeg (Downtown Winnipeg – MTS Centre or North End – St. Ivan Suchavsky Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral)
- Winnipeg (Exchange District – Whiskey Dix)
- Winnipeg (Canadian Museum for Human Rights)
The Fast Forward had teams to go to the Exchange District's iconic building "The Cube" and receive a list of partial phrases. They then had to search around the district for seven historic painted advertisements on the outside walls of buildings, which would contain the full version of one of their partial phrases. They had to look at the advertisement and fill in the blanks on sheets of paper with what was painted on the building. Once they had all seven filled in, they could return to The Cube and being awarded the Fast Forward.
The Detour was a choice between Puck It and Pinch It. In Puck It, teams made their way to the MTS Centre, where they had to dress in hockey gear. Team members would take turns guiding a puck down a slalom of cones and would then shoot it at the net, which would be blocked by a wooden goalie with five holes. Teams would have to shoot the puck through all five openings, including "the notorious" five-hole. In Pinch It, teams made their way to the St. Ivan Suchavsky Cathedral to find the basement hall. There, they had to properly make 74 traditional Ukrainian pierogis.
In the Roadblock, one team member would dress as a glam rock star and had to memorize a rock and roll song. They would then perform it with a band in front of an audience of Winnipeg music-lovers, and would receive their next clue if they sang all of the lyrics correctly.
- Additional tasks
- The first clue of the leg only told teams to look for the Golden Boy, and teams had to figure out where this was.
- At the Royal Canadian Mint, teams would receive coins from ten different countries, out of the many countries that coins are produced for at this mint. They would then have to run along the mint's driveway, where there were a series of flagpoles representing all countries that the mint produced for, and identify the flags that matched each of their 10 coins. If teams could place their coins onto a board of flags and correctly match each coin to its flag, they would receive their next clue.
- After the above task, teams were instructed to find "the windiest intersection" that directed them to the intersection between Portage and Main to search with the next clue.
Leg 7 (Manitoba → France)
Airdate: August 19, 2014
- Winnipeg (Portage and Main)
- Winnipeg (Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport) to Paris, France (Charles de Gaulle International Airport)
- Coquainvilliers, Lower Normandy (Calvados Boulard)
- Le Molay-Littry (Hôtel de Ville)
- Saon (Ferme Elevage de Nesque) or Bayeux (Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux Courtyard)
- Asnelles (Beach)
- Bény-sur-Mer (Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery)
- Courseulles-sur-Mer (Juno Beach Centre – Remembrance and Renewal statue)
- Courseulles-sur-Mer (Juno Beach)
During the Pit Stop, all teams were moved back to Portage and Main to begin this leg of the race. In the leg's Roadblock, one team member had to take a sample of calvados from a barrel and use a mathematical formula and tools provided, as well as a demonstration, to distil the calvados to 40% ABV. Once the distiller was happy with their work, they received their next clue.
The Detour was a choice between Show It or Tell It. In Show It, teams had to travel to Elevage de Nesque and correctly groom a Percheron horse of their choosing. Once the horse was groomed, they had to correctly braid the horse's mane to receive their next clue. In Tell It, teams traveled to the courtyard of the Bayeux Tapestry Museum, where they were given twelve images of the Norman invasion of England from the tapestry. Using nine descriptions on boards around the courtyard, they had to correctly identify the images that matched up to the descriptions and place them on a board. Once all nine were correct order, they received their next clue.
- Additional tasks
- Upon arriving in Asnelles, each team member had to participate in land sailing, and complete a circuit ten times to receive their next clue.
- At the Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, teams took a moment of reflection for the 2,049 Canadian soldiers buried in the cemetery, before receiving their next clue, along with a Lest We Forget card.
- At the Remembrance and Renewal statue at the Juno Beach Centre, teams gave their Lest We Forget card to the Canadian Army D-Day re-enactor stationed there, and he would direct them to the next Pit Stop on Juno Beach.
Leg 8 (France)
Airdate: August 26, 2014
- Bayeux (Bayeux Cathedral)
- Bayeux (Gare de Bayeux) to Paris (Gare Saint-Lazare)
- Paris (Arc de Triomphe)
- Paris (Place du Canada (French) – Garden of New France)
- Paris (Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne or Marais District)
- Paris (Centre Georges Pompidou)
- Paris (Pont de Grenelle – Île aux Cygnes)
- Paris (Pont de l'Archevêché)
- Paris (Quai de la Tournelle (French))
During the Pit Stop, all teams were moved to Bayeux Cathedral to begin this leg of the race. The Detour was a choice between Haute Couture and Plat du Jour. In Haute Couture, teams made their way to the Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne, where they would have to use the provided tools and materials to cut and sew on the fabric for a Haute Couture dress. If their dress met the satisfaction of a judge, teams would get their next clue. In Plat du Jour, teams traveled to the Marais District and had to search the chalkboard placed outside of cafés for three items marked with a race flag. Teams had to purchase these items and memorize how to pronounce them in French. They would then deliver all three items to a waiting couple and say each name correctly to get their next clue.
The Speed Bump required Ryan & Rob had to learn how to perform the French folk song "Au clair de la lune" on a pair of accordions. If they could play the song in unison for an audience, they could continue with the race.
In this Roadblock, one team member would have to recreate a local modern art painting using Race sponsor Mentos candies. They had to follow a given example and place the candies onto a board so that the image matched the painting. If they met the approval of a judge, they would get their next clue.
- Additional tasks
- At Gare de Bayeux, teams signed up for one of two trains to Paris leaving an hour apart.
- At Place du Canada, teams had to locate Garden of New France to search the area within their next clue.
- At Pont de l'Archevêché, teams had to search around for the Pit Stop, which was located on Quai de la Tournelle.
Leg 9 (France → Quebec)
Airdate: September 2, 2014
- Paris (Place du Trocadéro (French) – Parvis des droits de l'homme (French))
- Paris (Charles de Gaulle International Airport) to Montreal, Quebec , Canada (Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport)
- Dorval (Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport – Air Canada Priority Check-in Counter)
- Mirabel (Montréal–Mirabel International Airport – Circuit ICAR)
- Montreal (Atwater Market – Intersection of Avenue Atwater and Rue Saint-Ambroise)
- Montreal (Parisian Laundry)
- Montreal (Espace VERRE or Rue de la Commune Ouest)
- Montreal (Square-Victoria Metro Station)
- Montreal (Montreal Science Centre – The Belvedere)
During the Pit Stop, all teams were moved to Parvis des droits de l'homme to begin this leg of the race. In this Roadblock, one team member had to drive a Chevrolet Camaro SS and complete a 2-stage precision driving course. First, they must perform a quarter drift without the car spinning out. Then they will perform a 180 degree reverse turn. The instructor will give them their next clue once both stages are accurately finished.
The Detour was a choice between Flamed or Grilled. In Flamed, teams headed to the Espace Verre and watch a demonstration by a local artist on how to melt glass rods to create beads. They will then make 5 different beads which are needed to complete a sample necklace. The artist will give them their next clue if the beads are all made correctly. In Grilled, teams head to a food stand called Le Cheese. They will then study and sample 10 different grilled cheese sandwiches. Then teams had to run 50 meters to the Le Cheese food truck, where they had to correctly identify all grill cheese sandwiches flavors by memory. If teams got them all correct, the chef will give them their next clue.
The Fast Forward required teams to head to Parisian Laundry where teams had to select a pose. After they selected a pose, they will head into the curtain room and then strike the pose so that artists can sketch the team. They will then will be asked to pose in their underwear and then eventually naked. If the teams get uncomfortable, teams can choose to go back to the Detour. When the artists finished sketching the teams, they would receive their clue which directed them to the Pit Stop.
- Additional tasks
- Upon arrival in Montreal, teams must search Air Canada Priority Check-in Counter to get their next clue.
- At the Atwater Market, teams had to locate the intersection between Avenue Atwater and Rue Saint-Ambroise for their next clue.
- At Square-Victoria Metro Station, teams had to search the grounds inside the metro for their next clue.
Leg 10 (Quebec → Prince Edward Island)
Airdate: September 9, 2014
- Montreal (Place d'Armes)
- Montreal (Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport) to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (Charlottetown Airport)
- Charlottetown (Red Shores Racetrack)
- Charlottetown (Province House)
- Cornwall (Petro-Canada Gas Station)
- New London (Lucy Maud Montgomery's House)
- New London (Farmland near New London Community Complex)
- Springbrook (Prince Edward Aqua Farms) or New London (Mull Na Beinne Potato Farm)
- North Rustico (Farmers' Bank of Rustico)
During the Pit Stop, all teams were moved to Place d'Armes to begin this leg of the race. In this Roadblock, one team member had to speak to impersonators of friends and family of selected Fathers of Confederation who attended the 1864 Charlottetown Conference on the grounds of Province House, who will give their delegates' name and a physical description of them. Then the team member had to go inside and correctly identify 10 Fathers of Confederation impersonators (George Brown, George-Étienne Cartier, George Coles, Robert B. Dickey, Col. John Hamilton Gray, Hector-Louis Langevin, Thomas D'Arcy McGee, William Henry Pope, Samuel Tilley, Dr. Charles Tupper) by memory. If the team member gets them all right, an impersonator of Father of Confederation and Canada's first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, will give them their next clue.
The Speed Bump required Ryan & Rob to dig for 3 bottles of "Moonshine" inside a pile of horse manure before they could continue the Detour. The Detour was a choice between Mussel or Mass. In Mussel, teams had to go to Prince Edward Aqua Farms where they had to process 1,800 pounds (820 kg) (or three full bins) of mussels. They had to suit up and strip the mussels from their "socks" – where they were growing and multiplying in the North Atlantic for the last 2 years – into a new bin. The plant manager will give them their next clue once they're done, and their work area is clean. In Mass, teams head to a potato farm where they had to calculate the weight of over 10 million russet potatoes using a tape measure and a calculator. If teams figured out the correct weight, Vernon, the potato farmer will give them their next clue.
- Additional note
- Teams must use Chevrolet Impalas for transportation for this leg.
- Additional tasks
- When teams get to their Chevrolet Impalas at the Charlottetown Airport, they had to search inside the car for their next clue.
- At the Red Shores Racetrack, one team member had to carry their partner using a sulky around the racetrack for 2 laps. The team member who was carrying their partner had to wear blinders.
- At the Petro-Canada gas station in Cornwall, teams had to fill the gas tanks of their Chevrolet Impalas all the way to "full" – so teams could complete the rest of this Leg.
Leg 11 (Prince Edward Island → New Brunswick)
Airdate: September 16, 2014
- Charlottetown (Peake's Wharf)
- Shediac, New Brunswick (Dairy Queen restaurant)
- Hopewell Cape (Albert County Museum)
- Hopewell Cape (Hopewell Rocks)
- Harvey (Cape Enrage)
- Harvey (Cape Enrage – Lighthouse)
During the Pit Stop, all teams were moved to Peake's Wharf to begin this leg of the race. The Detour was a choice between By Land or By Sea. In By Land, teams first have to get a GPS, then search for 10 hidden items (geocache) using their GPS. Once they returned all 10 different items, they would receive their next clue. In By Sea, teams first had to locate the Hopewell Rocks, then had to learn the Maritime tradition of international signal flags. Then they will find a box of 100 different flags and 7 nautical messages. They will then run along the beach where they will find a code book, then memorize the flag codes. When teams think they are confident, teams had to go back to the area where they found their box, then select the matching flags, then place them up on a pole in the correct order.
In this leg's Roadblock, one team member to rappel down the rock face of Cape Enrage where they will find the first half of their next clue. Then the team member will run along the rocky shore where they have to climb up the rock face to find the second half of the clue to keep on racing.
- Additional note
- Teams must use Chevrolet Traxs for transportation for this leg.
- Additional tasks
- At the Dairy Queen in Shediac, teams have to serve Blizzards and custom ice cream cakes for an Acadian birthday party for their next clue.
- After completing the Roadblock, one team member must correctly secure a safety harness to their partner, then once approved by the safety inspector, zip-line with their partner down to the Pit Stop.
Leg 12 (New Brunswick → Ontario)
Airdate: September 21, 2014
- Moncton (Greater Moncton International Airport) to Ottawa, Ontario (Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport)
- Ottawa (Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport – Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge)
- Ottawa (Fleet Street Pumping Station to Rideau Canal)
- Ottawa (Parliament Hill – Centennial Flame)
- Ottawa (Parliament Hill – Centre Block)
- Carp (Diefenbunker)
- Ottawa (Canadian Museum of Nature – Atrium)
- Ottawa (National Gallery of Canada – Baroque Room)
- Ottawa (Rideau Hall)
In this leg's first Roadblock, one team member had to enter the Diefenbunker. There, they had to search among the bunker's vast array of rooms for three of five hidden toys; a helicopter, a tank, a jeep, a plane and a compass. Once they had found three and returned them to the front desk, they would receive their next clue.
In the final Roadblock of the Race, the team member did not participate the first Roadblock would have to use a mechanical ascender to climb to the top of the museum's glass atrium, grabbing their next clue along the way. Once at the top, they had to pull themselves along the roof before they could return to their partner.
- Additional tasks
- Upon arriving in Ottawa, teams had to search the cluebox inside Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge contains their next clue.
- At the Fleet Street Pumping Station, teams had to ride inflatable kayaks down the Ottawa River through an Olympic kayaking training course, until they reach the Rideau Canal.
- At Parliament Hill, teams had to find the office of the Honourable Andrew Scheer, and would choose one of three envelopes with a date written on it. They would then have to search among the thousands of books stored in his office, known as Hansard, chronicling the debates that took place at Parliament Hill. They had to search for their specified date and figure out which historic Canadian event took place on that date (Mickey & Pete: March 25, 1986 – Introduction of the loonie coin; Natalie & Meaghan: March 30, 1949 – Adoption of "O Canada" in English and French; Ryan & Rob: December 15, 1964 – Introduction of the new Canadian flag), If they found it, they could bring their answer to the Library of Parliament to receive their next clue.
- At the National Gallery of Canada, teams would have to put together an art installation known as 'Paintings from the Race'. They would have to choose from a large selection of paintings, 36 of which depicted places seen on the race (some paintings are of unrelated scenes from past Race versions, including the original American franchise). They would have to arrange these paintings into the correct places on the wall, three for each leg of the race. Once all of the paintings were correct, teams would receive their final clue.
|1||July 8, 2014||"What's It Take to Get a Cup of Tea?"||2.764||1||2|||
|2||July 15, 2014||"There's a Fish in My Pants"||2.510||1||1|||
|3||July 22, 2014||"Snakes and Liars"||2.676||1||1|||
|4||July 29, 2014||"They're Harshing Our Mellow"||2.518||1||1|||
|5||August 5, 2014||"Who Designs These Torture Tests?"||2.662||1||1|||
|6||August 12, 2014||"She's the Pierogi Poobah"||2.968||1||1|||
|7||August 19, 2014||"Lest We Forget"||2.687||1||1|||
|8||August 26, 2014||"I Said Yes!"||2.686||1||1|||
|9||September 2, 2014||"How Are We Going to Explain This to Mom and Dad?"||2.865||1||1|||
|10||September 9, 2014||"Hot Poop"||2.897||1||1|||
|11||September 16, 2014||"Put the Fun Back in Fundy"||3.026||1||1|||
|12||September 21, 2014||"Who's Da Bomb?"|
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