Candy PalmaterCandy is a recovered lawyer turned feminist comic. She is an actor, writer, columnist, international speaker, activist, comedian, multiple award-winning TV and radio personality, and has executive produced three films on Mi’kmaw culture. Candy spends most of her time in airports and airplanes as she travels the globe speaking to audiences, large and small, about the power of love, kindness, and self-acceptance. Candy believes we are more alike than different and that you can NEVER have too much Candy.
Candy was valedictorian of her class at Dalhousie Law School and went on to practice Labour and Aboriginal law in a large corporate firm until showbiz came knocking. Before pursuing entertainment full time, Candy directed First Nations education for the Nova Scotia Department of Education for a decade. She is currently working on a Masters of Education at St. Francis Xavier University and has taught in the Transition Year program at Dalhousie University.
Candy has just signed a deal with Harper Collins. They will be publishing her first book in the spring of 2021.
Shows featuring this artist
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Join Indigenous comedian Candy Palmater and friends, including activist Buffy Sainte-Marie, for a special edition of her multiple award-winning national variety television show.