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'Bachelor in Canada' unveils first bachelorettes vying for this man's rose (PHOTOS)

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Daniel Bettridge Sep 13, 2017 5:02 am 9,360

A televised quest for true love returns to our screens this October when The Bachelor Canada lands on W Network.

This year, it’s the turn of former MLB pitcher Chris Leroux to take on the mantle of the country’s most eligible bachelor, as he attempts to find true love among a cornucopia of Canuck crushes.

And all for our entertainment.

The series doesn’t arrive on our screens until Wednesday, October 11, but we’ve been given a sneak peek at some of the women who will be looking for love this year.

So, from an Ontarian mermaid to a Calgarian pageant queen, here are 10 of the women who will be vying to get their hands on Chris’, *cough*, rose.

Brittany M, 27

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Calgary, Alberta
Humanitarian/Pageant Queen
“Humanitarian and pageant queen Brittany is always poised and perfectly together,” say producers. “But don’t let the pageant smile fool you, Brittany loves a bit of drama. She’s bringing everything to the table – ‘mind, body and soul’ – in hopes of winning the Bachelor’s heart.”

Catie, 29

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Toronto, Ontario
Lawyer/Meditation Coach
“Catie started meditating as an articling student, and it changed her life,” say producers. “The lawyer and mediation coach has spent a lot of time ‘figuring herself out’ – all she needs now is someone who can truly appreciate all she has to offer. Catie is hoping that her optimism and enthusiasm for life will set her apart and catch the Bachelor’s attention.”

Dee, 32

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Kitchener, Ontario
Spray Tan Business Owner
“Dee is a spray-tan business owner and a self-proclaimed ‘princess tomboy’ who loves to ride and race dirt bikes,” say producers. “Her daughter means more to her than anything in the world, and she’s hoping to meet a funny, considerate, and kind-hearted man to help make their lives complete.”

Jessie, 25

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Emo, Ontario
Youth Care Practitioner
“This reformed rebel has a cause!” say producers. “Jessie was once kicked out of her parents’ house for being too rebellious, but has since turned her life around and now counts her family as her biggest support system. Today, she has her master’s degree and is dedicated to helping at-risk youth. Jessie has come a long way and she’s hoping the Bachelor will join her for the rest of the ride!”

Kait, 29

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Victoria, British Columbia
Luxury Travel Nomad
“Kait is a self-proclaimed ‘luxury travel nomad,’ with a jet-setting lifestyle and a recently broken heart,” say producers. “After spending the last five years globetrotting, Kait has returned to Canada to start a new chapter. She’s looking for a man she can trust… could the Bachelor be her next travel companion?”

Lisa, 24

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St. Catharines, Ontario
Mermaid
“Quirky Lisa is one-of-a-kind. She makes her own mermaid costumes and loves ‘mermaiding’ in public,” say producers. “She adores squirrels and has amassed a huge online following as the internet ‘Squirrel Girl.’ Lisa has never been in love before, but she’s hoping to find her happily ever after with the Bachelor.”

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Lyndsey, 23

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Vancouver, British Columbia
Publicist
“Lyndsey is a successful publicist who is not afraid to take chances, having moved to New York City when she was only 19 to start her career,” say producers. “Not easily rattled and wise beyond her years, she prides herself on being able to hold her own in any situation. Lyndsey may be young, but she’s ready to find ‘her person’ and begin a love story.”

Meghan, 24

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Deer Lake, Newfoundland
Waitress
“Meghan may be working as a waitress in her small Newfoundland hometown, but she considers herself a city girl at heart,” say producers. “Unlucky in love, Meghan admits to being impulsive and falling hard and fast for all the wrong guys. She is looking for a man who will be committed to her and have her back, and she’s hoping the Bachelor will be The One.”

Pricilla, 32

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Vancouver, British Columbia
Performer
“Music may be her passion, but there’s definitely room in Pricilla’s heart for another great love!” say producers. “While this singer/songwriter has no problem meeting men, she wants more than just physical attraction. Pricilla’s looking for a partner she can grow with mentally, spiritually and emotionally…is the Bachelor up for the challenge?”

Stacy, 25

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Victoria, British Columbia
Restaurant Manager
“Stacy knows exactly what she wants – she just hasn’t found it yet,” say producers. “The restaurant manager has never been in a serious relationship, but can’t wait to find the person with whom she can spend the rest of her life. Level headed and family oriented, Stacy is holding out for a stand-up guy who shares her values.”


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Daniel Bettridge
Daniel is the City Editor for Daily Hive in Vancouver. A journalist and author with more than 10 years of experience, he has written for some of the world's leading publications including The Guardian, The Atlantic, and The Times.

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