Global announces 16 new houseguests for 'Big Brother Canada' season 11

TORONTO — Global has announced a new crop of houseguests for season 11 of "Big Brother Canada" hosted by Arisa Cox.

This season will introduce a special whodunit edition of the reality competition show that will test and challenge houseguests until the season’s mystery is solved.

The new lineup of 16 players include a yoga instructor mom of four from Calgary, Alta, a father and fisherman from Paradise, Nfld., and a 911 operator from Victoria, B.C.

Two superfans are also in the mix, hoping to use their knowledge of the game to win the $100,000 grand prize.

The latest roster of houseguests in the Big Brother Canada Manor can be seen on Global and StackTV starting March 8 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Here's the full list and brief bios of the competitors:

Amal Bashir, 28 -- A superfan from Toronto..

Anika Mysha, 28 -- An investment advisor from Saskatoon.

Claudia Campbell, 25 -- A marketing co-ordinator from Kensington, P.E.I.

Daniel Clarke, 33 -- A graphic designer and superfan from Toronto.

Dan Szabo, 28 -- A DJ from Niagara Falls, Ont.

Hope Agbolosoo, 23 -- A skills coach from Milton, Ont.

Jonathan Leonard, 33 -- A fisherman from Paradise, Nfld.

John Michael Sosa, 28 -- A project manager from Bradford, Ont.

Kuzivakwashe “Kuzie” Mujakachi, 29 -- A 911 operator from Victoria, B.C.

Roberto Lopez, 30 -- A gym manager from Toronto.

Renee Mior, 24 -- A law student from Vaughan, Ont.

Santina Carlson, 29 -- A aesthetician from Edmonton.

Shanaya Carter, 27 -- A bartender from Victoria.

Terrell “Ty” McDonald, 28 -- A personal trainer from Toronto.

Vanessa MacTavish, 42 -- A yoga instructor from Calgary.

Zach Neilson, 34 -- A startup exec from Ottawa.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Mar. 1, 2023.

Noel Ransome, The Canadian Press