TROUBLE COMES IN THREES! JACKIE MCCURRACH, DRE GWENAELLE, AND WILLIAM LAPRISE DESBIENS TAKEN DOWN BY THE DREADED BIG BROTHER CANADA TRIPLE EVICTION

Voting is Now Open on BigBrotherCanada.ca for the BBCAN Awards, airing Monday, May 15th at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global

Find Out Who Rises From The Ashes of This House-Shaking Triple Eviction to Become the Next HOH on Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global

Toronto, Canada Big Brother Canada’s lethal triple eviction struck down three players in one fell swoop, taking out Jackie McCurrach of Port Coquitlam, B.C., followed by the French Connection: Montreal, Quebec’s’s Dre Gwenaelle and William Laprise Desbiens from Trois-Riviere, Quebec. An already hectic week in the house lead into the wildest eviction night of the season. The houseguests had barely said their goodbyes to Jackie before news of the triple eviction sent the BBCAN Odyssey into the stratosphere.

“We are in shock right now,” said William with Dre seated next to him.

“We are! I honestly feel like I’m going to be able to go back into the house,” Dre said. “I don’t know how this happened to us.”

After holding the dubious title of most times on the chopping block during the season, Jackie was finally sent to the Big Brother Canada jury house after being evicted by a vote of 5 to 1. Initially nominated as a replacement after Demetres won the Power of Veto, Jackie couldn’t match Ika’s powers of persuasion.

Following Jackie’s eviction, the BBCAN Odyssey was rocked by the news that the evening’s events were far from over with the dreaded triple eviction set for that night. During the HOH competition, one of the house’s biggest targets, Demetres, eagerly took the title and nominated Kevin, Dre, and William for eviction, while simultaneously keeping the house’s second biggest target, his Queen, Ika, safe for another week. The POV competition, “Off the Block,” may have looked like fun and games to the houseguests, but their lives in the house depended on it. Having been evicted in Big Brother Canada’s first ever triple eviction in Season 3, BBCAN vet Kevin was determined not to let history repeat itself and savagely beat out to the competition to win the POV and remove himself from the block. Having to name a replacement, HOH Demetres put Dillon up in Kevin’s place, next to Dre and William.  The house unanimously voted to keep Dillon safe, leaving Dre and William to join Jackie on the road to the Big Brother Canada jury house.

While the BBCAN Odyssey is now three passengers lighter the remaining crew must continue their journey into the unknown, beginning with the next Head of Household competition. Tune in to see who is safe and who is in danger on Monday’s episode of Big Brother Canada at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global. And for the next week, fans can go to BigBrotherCanada.ca to watch clips and cast their vote for the moments they want to win in this year’s BBCAN Awards, airing May 15th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Big Brother Canada airs on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT, Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Global. Viewers who miss an episode can catch up on Big Brother Canada for free following the broadcast the next day on BigBrotherCanada.ca and Global Go. This season, Global is shaking things up with After the Eviction Livea weekly Facebook Live chat featuring an extended evicted houseguest interview hosted by Arisa Cox and presented by The Brick. Fans can join the conversation by heading to the Big Brother Canada Facebook page to ask all their burning questions live. And if that’s not enough, fans can also watch all of the in-between action on the live feeds from the Big Brother Canada house on BigBrotherCanada.ca.

Check out etcanada.com and ET Canada tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET on Global for interviews with the Big Brother Canada’s latest evictees Jackie, and Dre and William. Fans can also read full bios, see photos, and watch exclusive online videos at BigBrotherCanada.ca.

Big Brother Canada houseguests are competing for a grand prize, which this season, along with $100,000, includes a $30,000 home furnishing makeover from The Brick, and a new Toyota 86. The fan-favourite series continues to offer unparalleled digital extensions that augment the social dynamics and real-time momentum of the 24/7 television production. Big Brother Canada extends from series to site at BigBrotherCanada.ca with exclusive content, full episodes, 24-hour live streams, and a host of surprises and opportunities that allow fans to directly impact the show.

Commissioned by Corus Entertainment, Season 5 of Big Brother Canada is produced by Insight Productions in association with Corus Entertainment and Endemol. Erin Brock, Sue Brophey, John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby serve as Executive Producers.  Eric Abboud and Trevor Boris serve as Supervising Producers.

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