Topaz Brady
BBCAN1 Topaz
Jury Member
Season Big Brother Canada 1
Place 7th
Votes Against 4
Alliances The Secret Wedding
The Fourgy Alliance
Loyalties Alec Beall
Gary Levy
Talla Rajaei
HOH Wins 1 (Day 37)
Times Nominated 3 (Weeks 6, 7, & Day 50)
Veto Wins 0
Days 50

Emerald "Topaz" Brady is a houseguest on Big Brother Canada 1. While in the house, she had a flirtatious and romantic relationship with houseguest Alec Beall. She was also close friends with houseguest Gary Levy, and the two frequently gossiped with one another.

Even though Topaz did not end up in the final two, she is best remembered for her actions on finale night, when she accidentally casted her vote for Jillian MacLaughlin to win, when she meant to vote for her ally, Gary Levy. This caused major controversy, and she eventually, the producers showed her that she did indeed cast her vote for Jillian over Gary. This is the main reason why Jillian won Big Brother Canada 1 over Gary.


Emerald "Topaz" Brady is a 27-year-old Guyanese-Canadian dental assistant and student from Scarborough, Ontario. She describes herself as being fun, crazy, wild, smart, and interesting. She states she has been a fan of the series since the first US season, and cannot stand messy people.

Player History - Big Brother Canada 1

Competition History

Week 1 HOH Loss
POV Not Picked
Week 2 HOH Loss
Have/Have-Not Have
POV Not Picked
Week 3 HOH Loss
Have/Have-Not Have-Not
POV Loss
Week 4 HOH Loss
HOH Loss
POV Loss
HOH Loss
POV Loss
Week 5 HOH Loss
POV Loss
Week 6 HOH Win
HOH Previous HOH
POV Loss
Week 7
HOH Loss
POV Loss
HOH Loss
POV Loss

Have/Have-Not History

Week 1 Have
Week 2 Have
Week 3 Have-Not
Week 4 Have
Week 5 Have
Week 6 Have-Not
Week 7 Have

Voting History

Week Position Voted for With Majority?
1 Kat Yee Yes
2 Danielle Alexander Yes
3 Nominations Void
Aneal Ramkissoon Yes
4 Thomas Plant Yes
Liza Stinton Yes
5 Suzette Amaya Yes
7 Post-POV Nominee
Finale Jury Member Jillian MacLaughlin (accidentally) Yes

HOH History

Original Nominees Post-Veto Nominees Intended Target
Day 37
(Instant Eviction)


  • Topaz had caused controversy on Finale night when she claimed that she mistakenly voted for Jillian MacLaughlin to win instead of Gary Levy. She was not allowed to change her vote, and ultimately cost Gary the win.
    • She is the first houseguest to ever do that in Big Brother history.
    • Due to Topaz's mistake host Arisa Cox empathizes that all the jury members have to vote for who they want to win more than once on every finale night since season 2.
  • Topaz didn't vote throughout the jury stage, not counting the finale.
Big Brother Canada 1 House Guests
BBCAN1 Jillian
BBCAN1 Emmett
BBCAN1 Talla
BBCAN1 Andrew
BBCAN1 Peter
BBCAN1 Topaz
BBCAN1 Suzette
BBCAN1 Aneal
BBCAN1 Danielle

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