Family Feud Canada kicks off season 5 with first-ever teachers’ week

CBC announced the eight Canadian schools that will be represented in the first-ever Family Feud Canada Teachers’ Week, premiering Sept. 18.

Hosted by Gerry Dee, the fifth season will feature 102 new episodes and be available to stream on CBC Gem. Teachers’ Week sees educators from two schools go head-to-head for a chance to win $10,000 towards equipment and supplies for their students. The schools competing are:

Queen Elizabeth Secondary School (Surrey, B.C.) – The school is made up of 1,500 students with a passion for gym class – all five teachers competing on the team are physical education instructors. The team consists of Mr. Bowie, Ms. Calbick, Mrs. Muirhead, Mr. Badwal and Mr. Klein.

École Westlock Elementary School (Westlock, Alta.) – The team of elementary school teachers doubles as a close-knit group of friends outside the school as well. The team consists of Mrs. Roberts, Ms. Biberdorf, Mlle. Thompson, Mrs. Evans and Ms. Johnston.

Oceanview Education Centre (Glace Bay, N.S.) – Oceanview is the only middle school in Glace Bay and their school mascot Sharkie will be making a special appearance on the Family Feud Canada stage. The team consists of Mrs. Bradbury, Mrs. Roach, Mrs. Tracey, Mr. Sidney and Mrs. McNeil.

Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute (Scarborough, Ont.) – Cedarbrae’s school mascot Cedric the Horse will be cheering this team of teachers on from the Family Feud Canada audience. The team consists of Ms. Richards-Sauer, Ms. McLeod, Ms. Hall, Ms. Young and Mr. Reznicki.

J.V. Clark School (Mayo, Yukon) – With only 42 students enrolled, the J.V. Clark team of educators makes up the entire teaching staff at the school. The team consists of Mr. Stauffer, Mr. Reid, Ms. Caroline, Ms. McCauley and Ms. Amy.

Salisbury Composite High School (Sherwood Park, Alta.) – Salisbury is a composite high school of nearly 1,200 students in grades 10 to 12. The team consists of Mr. Latte, Mrs. Tomkow, Mr. Van Drunen, Mr. Brown and Ms. Khunkhun.

Avon View High School (Windsor, N.S.) – Avon View High School is well known in Nova Scotia for its Prom Parade and senior prank pulled each year by the graduating students. The team consists of Ms. Campbell, Mr. Earley, Ms. Clairmont, Mr. Davies and Ms. Pollard.

Bernice MacNaughton High School (Moncton, N.B.) – This Moncton-based school has a long-standing tradition where students are sorted into Scottish Clans to compete for the House Cup. The team consists of Mrs. Moore, Mrs. Touchie, Mr. Cormier, Mrs. Dominie and Mr. Matheson.

Filmed in front of a live audience at the CBC Broadcasting Centre in Toronto, Family Feud Canada invites families from coast-to-coast to go head-to-head to guess the top responses to survey questions, with a uniquely Canadian twist, for a chance to take home up to $30,000 per family.

Family Feud is one of television’s longest-running and top-rated game shows watched by audiences around the world. First introduced in the United States in 1976, the game show has been picked up in 71 international markets to date including the United Kingdom, Australia, France, India, Indonesia, and the United States.

Catch up on past episodes of Family Feud Canada for free on CBC Gem.

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