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Canada’s Got Talent Reveals All Performers Heading to the Semi-Finals

– 18 acts from across Canada inch closer to victory as they compete in the semi-finals, beginning next Tuesday May 3 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Citytv –

– Top performances from tonight’s episode of Canada’s Got Talent, now available to share and post–

TORONTO (April 26, 2022) – On tonight’s episode of Canada’s Got Talent on Citytv, the #CGT judges – Howie Mandel, Lilly Singh, Trish Stratus, Kardinal Offishall – and host Lindsay Ell selected the 18 acts moving on to the semifinal round. They are:

  • Arik Pipestem – Calgary, AB – Hoop Dancer
  • Canine Circus – Toronto, ON – Circus Act
  • Chucky Mady – Windsor, ON – World Record Breaker
  • Courtney Gilmour – Toronto, ON – Comedian
  • Esther & Ezekiel – Caledonia, ON – Singers
  • GRVMNT – Vancouver, BC – Dance Troupe – **Lilly’s Golden Buzzer**
  • Jeanick Fournier – Chicoutimi, QC – Singer – **Lindsay’s Golden Buzzer**
  • Kellie Loder – St. John’s, NFLD – Singer
  • Ola Dada – Fort McMurray, AB – Comedian
  • Savio Joseph – Brampton, ON – Magician
  • Shadow Entertainment – Mississauga, ON – Bollywood Fusion Dance Troupe
  • Shea – Vancouver, BC – Singer – **Howie’s Golden Buzzer**
  • Sébastien Savard – Alma, QC – Object Balancing Violinist
  • Stacey Kay – Cambridge, ON – Singer – **Kardinal’s Golden Buzzer**
  • The Renegades – Toronto, ON – Dance Troupe – **Group Golden Buzzer**           
  • The Sentimentalists – Toronto, ON – Mentalists
  • Theo & Mila – Oakville, ON – Acro Gymnastics – **Trish’s Golden Buzzer** 
  • Trillium Entertainment – Toronto, ON – Aerial Circus Act

Plus, key moments from tonight’s episode include:

  • In a surprise twist, the judges gave dance troupe The Renegades (Toronto, ON) a group golden buzzer after they brought the entire crowd to their feet and had them cheering their name 
  • 4DANCE (Calgary, AB) wowed Kardinal, Trish and Lilly with the emotional maturity in their dance performance
  • 6 Pack Papadat (Guelph, ON) showed incredible strength by holding 120 horsepower with his two bare hands
  • Trish connected with Hoop Dancer Arik Pipestem (Calgary, AB) and his ability to tell a story with movement
  • Singer Lenya Wilks (Brandon, MB) gave a powerful performance that had Howie “feeling her heart” and Kardinal said “demolished the stage”

Download photography from tonight’s episode HERE

**If you’re interested in setting up interviews with any of the contestants from tonight’s episode, please let us know (contact details below), and we’ll be happy to facilitate**

4DANCE – Dancers  
Calgary, AB
Check Out 4DANCE’s Performance HERE

6 Pack Lapadat – Strongman Act 
Guelph, ON YouTube
Check Out 6 Pack Papadat’s Performance HERE

Arik Pipestem – Hoop Dancer
Calgary, AB YouTube
Check Out Arik Pipestem’s Performance HERE

Cassidy Civet – Furry Musician
Port Moody, BC YouTube

Denique – Musician
Montreal, QC YouTube

FenyxFyre – Stunt/Danger Act
London, ON YouTube

Lenya Wilks – Singer
Brandon, MB YouTube
Check Out Lenya Wilks’ Performance HERE

Seth’s Amazing Pets – Animal Act
Toronto, ON YouTube

The Renegades – Dance Troupe
Toronto, ON YouTube
Check Out The Renegades’ Performance 

Canada’s Got Talent is produced by Fremantle, SYCO Entertainment, McGillivray Entertainment Media Inc., in association with Citytv, a division of Rogers Sports & Media.

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