Canadian comedian and broadcaster Candy Palmater was born in 1968 in Point La Nim, New Brunswick.
She established and scripted her own national TV show for APTN, The Candy Show.
Palmater also presented the daily interview series The Candy Palmater Show on CBC Radio One in the summer of 2016.
Candy Palmater attended St. Thomas University in Fredericton following high school, followed by Maritime Business College for a legal secretary programme.
She was inspired by Donald Marshall Jr.’s legal missteps and enrolled at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to study law at the Schulich School of Law, where she graduated as valedictorian of her class in 1999.
She was the first Aboriginal law student in Canada to be valedictorian of her graduating class and the president of the Dalhousie Aboriginal Law Students Association.
She began working for the now-defunct law firm Patterson Palmer Hunt Murphy, but quickly realised she didn’t want to pursue corporate law, so she left and went to work for the Nova Scotia Department of Education.
Was Candy Palmater married?
Yes, Candy Palmater was married to media personality and same-sex wife Dennis Tomkins.
Candy Palmater husband: Meet Denise Tompkins
Candy is married to Denise Tompkins, the Vice President of The Candy Show Entertainment Company. The pair married on August 20, 2010.
How long were Candy Palmater and Denise Tompkins married and who are their children?
After being in a relationship for almost 8 years, they never welcomed or adopted any children.