No more Canadian contestants on Jeopardy? Say it ain't so, Alex Trebek of Sudbury, Ont.
The show, which says it is now "precluded from accepting registration information from Canadian residents," has had scores of Canadian contestants since the daily version began in 1984.
Here are some of the notable winners from Canada who have appeared on Jeopardy over the years. (Our source is j-archive.com, an elaborate, independent fan-created archive of contestants and questions.)
- Doug Hicton,
- Bob Blake,
- Darryl Tahirali,
- Andrew Haringer, a teaching fellow at Quest University in Squamish, B.C., won $98,599 in 2015. He won five games in a row, then was knocked out with a loss. Note to patriots: while he was identified on the show as being from B.C., he later told Global News he was originally from Seattle.
- Kevin Wilson,
- Frédérique Delaprée,
- Francois Dominic Laramée,
- Maryanne Lewell,