Candy Palmater Biography – Candy Palmater Wiki
Candy Palmater was a Canadian comedian, actor, writer, and host. She is known for her show, The Candy Show on The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN). In 2016, she hosted the daily interview series The Candy Palmater Show on CBC Radio One. On December 25, 2021, Candy Palmater’s wife, Denise announced that Candy had passed away on Christmas day, she said in a statement via Candy’s Instagram handle, “I have few words. Candy passed away today at home suddenly.”
Candy was born in Point La Nim, New Brunswick. She was a regular contributor to The Next Chapter and Because News on CBC Radio. Candy was also a regular part-time Co-host on CTV’s afternoon talk show, The Social. She has appeared in several televisions series including Run The Burbs, The Trailer Park Boys, Call Me Fitz, and Sex and Violence. She received a Screen Nova Scotia nomination for her role in Forgive Me. In 2017, she was a Panelist on CBC Canada Reads.
Candy has also appeared and written many special television broadcasts including Ab Day Live, the Indspire Awards, and the imagineNATIVE Film Fest Awards Show. Her debut book, a memoir, will be published by Harper-Collins in the spring of 2022. She presented the CTV Podcast From Where We Stand S1 in production now.
Her work has earned her several awards and nominations including the 2017 Bonham Centre Award from The Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, University of Toronto, for her commitments to the advancement and education of matters around sexual identification. In 2013, she was nominated for an East Coast Music Award for Media Person of the Year. Her show, The Candy Show, was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Direction in a Variety or Comedy TV Series, for director Trevor Grant. In 2020, Canadian poet Margaret Atwood named her as one of the 14 International women who are shaping our future.
Candy Palmater Education
Candy was valedictorian of her class at Dalhousie Law School. Upon graduating from high school, she joined St. Thomas University and then completed a legal secretary’s course at Maritime Business College. In 1996, she joined Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia, to study Law at Schulich School of Law. She graduated in 1999 as the valedictorian of her class. After studying law, she landed a job with the now-defunct Law firm Patterson Palmer Hunt Murphy, but later left her job and started working for the Nova Scotia Department of Education.
Candy Palmater Age
She was born on December 4, 1968, in Point La Nim, New Brunswick, Canada. Candy died on December 25, 2021, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She was 53 years old.
Candy Palmater Partner
Candy Palmater was married to Denise Tompkins. She is the Vice President at The Candy Show Entertainment. The couple was married on August 20, 2010.
Candy Palmater Family
Who are Candy Palmater’s parents? She is the daughter of Pearl Palmater (mother). She has seven siblings.
Candy Palmater Death
Candy died on December 25, 2021, aged 53. According to her partner, she died at her home in Toronto, Ontario. Announcing her death, Denise said via a statement on Candy Palmater’s social media handles, she posted on Instagram, “I have few words. Candy passed away today at home suddenly.”
The entertainment industry has paid tribute to the fallen Canadian comedian, The Social said via the program’s Instagram handle, “Today our entire team is grieving the sudden passing of our good friend Candy Palmater, who always left us smiling a bit bigger, laughing a bit harder, and thinking a bit more critically about the world around us. We’re thinking of her loved ones today. She’ll be deeply missed.”
Candy Palmater Cause of Death
Her cause of death was not revealed. She was recently ill and spent several weeks in hospital but she was later discharged.
Candy Palmater Net Worth
Candy Palmater’s net worth is estimated to be $1 Million.
Candy Palmater Instagram
Her Instagram handle is @thecandyshow