The CBC TV series includes 32 remarkable Canadians putting themselves to the test and squaring off in each episode for a chance to take home the prestigious title.
Contestants hail from all across Canada and range in age from 16 to 71, including an artist, scientist, firefighter and musician to name a few.
Putting Winnipeg on the map
Three Winnipeg women are on the show this season, including:
- Alea Ciecko, 23, psychiatric nursing student
- Cat Jahnke, 33, musician
- Melanie Martin, 40, physicist and associate professor of physics and radiology
“Canada’s Smartest Person” premieres Sunday, September 28 at 8 p.m./8:30 NT.