Let the Voting Begin! Canada’s Got Talent Reveals Two Additional Performers Heading to the Finale, May 16 on Citytv

May 10, 2023 / Community

– #CGT judges select GENEVIÈVE CÔTÉ (Laval, QC) and dance crew THE CAST (Lévis, QC) to move on to the finale –  

Starting now, Canadians have until 4 a.m. ET / 1 a.m. PT to vote two additional acts from tonight’s episode into the finale at www.Citytv.com/vote –  

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– Download photography from tonight’s episode HERE  

– Watch tonight’s episode of Canada’s Got Talent on Citytv.com or through the Citytv app. New episodes on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Citytv and Citytv+ –  

TORONTO (May 9, 2023) – 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 next two acts moving on to the live two-hour finale, airing Tuesday, May 16 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Citytv, Citytv.com, and Citytv+. They are:


  • GENEVIÈVE CÔTÉ – Novelty Act, Laval, QC – **Howie’s Golden Buzzer**
  • THE CAST – Dance Crew, Lévis, QC – **Group Golden Buzzer**

Tune in to Breakfast Television on Thursday morning to find out which two acts won Canada’s vote to join GENEVIÈVE CÔTÉ, THE CAST, ATSUSHI ONO (Calgary, AB), CONVERSION (Trois-Rivières, QC), THE TURNBULL BROTHERS (Glace Bay, NS), and COOL GIRAFFES (Edmonton, AB) in the two-hour finale, live from the OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls. 

Key moments from tonight’s episode include:

  • Group Golden Buzzer act THE CAST (Lévis, QC) hit all the right moves with their hard-hitting dance routine, Howie said it was “Golden Buzzer-worthy material”
  • Singer RAYMOND SALGADO (Vancouver Island, BC) performed an outstanding cover of “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone and brought the crowd to their feet, Lilly called it “incredible”
  • GBA (Montreal, QC) wowed the audience at OLG Stage in Niagara Falls with their flips, jumps, musical talents, and incredible feats of strength
  • KATHERINE LYNN-ROSE (Burlington, ON) performed an original song titled “Price of Perfection,” Lilly called it “one of [her] favourite acts”
  • After being discovered by Howie while busking streetside at auditions, MEAVE (Niagara Falls, ON) blew the roof off with her performance of “You Oughta Know” by Alanis Morissette
  • Magician MAGIC BEN (Whitehorse, YT) stunned Trish and Kardinal from the judges’ desk by getting the audience involved in his card trick
  • Comedian CURRAN DOBBS (Victoria, BC) had the judges in stitches with his witty set, Howie called him a “star”
  • Singer ANICA (Grand-Barachois, NB) performed a beautiful cover of “I Would Do Anything For Love” by Meat Loaf
  • Howie’s Golden Buzzer GENEVIÈVE CÔTÉ (Laval, QC) shocked the judges with a one-of-a-kind performance, Kardinal said she embodied “Céline Dion mixed with Quentin Tarantino”

A Recap of Tonight’s Semi-Final

Performances (Tuesday, May 9)

THE CAST – Dance Act

Lévis, QC

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Check Out THE CAST’s Performance HERE

RAYMOND SALGADO – Singer/Musician

Vancouver Island, BC

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Check Out RAYMOND SALGADO’s Performance HERE

GBA – Circus Act

Montreal, QC

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Check Out GBA’s Performance HERE


Burlington, ON

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Check Out KATHERINE LYNN-ROSE’s Performance HERE

MEAVE – Singer/Musician

Niagara Falls, ON

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Check Out MEAVE’s Performance HERE

MAGIC BEN – Magic Act

Whitehorse, YT

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Check Out MAGIC BEN’s Performance HERE


Victoria, BC

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Check Out CURRAN DOBBS’s Performance HERE

ANICA – Singer/Musician

Grand-Barachois, NB

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Check Out ANICA’s Performance HERE


Laval, QC

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Check Out GENEVIÈVE CÔTÉ’s Performance HERE

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