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Grand Marshal – Ottawa Capital Pride 2017

This August ,(August 21st to 27th, 2017), Ottawa Capital Pride week will happen. The Grand Marshal this year is Candy Palmater. There will be many events Candy will be attending throughout that week, plus delivering an empowering message at the vigil,  then ending the week with the pride parade, celebrating in the nations capital.

Solidarity, love and kindness Candy is honored to be this years Grand Marshal.   Candy and her wife Denise will be celebrating their 7 years of marriage during the week of events as well. Come out and show your love and support, be an ally,  and attend as many of the events this week of pride will host.  August 21st to August 27th, 2017.     One love.

LINK HERE  of media release.

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Where is Candy Palmater for JUNE 2017???

Here is the June 2017 post for you.  Many of you awesome fans have been emailing and social media inquiring where will Candy be and why isn’t she on the Radio??   Here is a quick look at June:

ANSWERS Here:

  • June 5th – Video recording for magazine with new column
  • CapeBreton – June 7, 8th, 2017
  • June 9th-14th many writing project deadlines – she will be based back in Toronto for these projects – two for books, one of her very own…. watch for the press release with the details,  plus she is a NEW columnist for Chatelaine and there is more….
  • June 15th to 22nd – on  the road and air to the West Coast, North Coast and East Coast of Canada.
  • June 23 – July….  early July we are taking a much over due vacation/ break and will be out of commission for a couple weeks.
  • PODCAST time... when we come back from our break, Candy will back on the airwaves my friends.  Not right away as we will be busy taping the episodes and meeting with our Producer , so on.  BUT rest assured, you will have Candy to listen to very soon, and not seasonal.  You will be able to listen to her all year round!!!!  HOW EXCITING!!!  SUBSCRIBE to our website so  you do not miss out on more news updates with Projects and events in your area.

Powerful and Inspiring keynote speaker moving mountains

Hello wonderful people.

We wanted to share with you a myriad of updates and events coming up that Candy Palmater is either speaking at, or performing for, or writing, or narrating, or acting, or …. well you get the idea of how multi faceted this Canadian Entertaining Diva , in her talents, is so wanted and loved.  She loves right back and gives herself each and every time she hits the stage, the mic, the podium, the airwaves and TV waves.  100% solid, but not plain or simple.  From Coast to coast, Candy is receiving Standing O’s everywhere she goes, there really is no other Powerful speaker like Candy Palmater. You really cannot have too much Candy!  (Candy quote).  BOOKING INQUIRIES

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AT A GLANCE:

I invite you to take a look at the schedule page here, to see where she might be heading your way. She is in the air more than on the ground as of late, but when she is here she is Narrating a new Docu- series on CBC TV – True North Calling, or writing the entire LIVE National TV Broadcast for Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) AbDay LIVE 2017 – 7 stages set out across the country, PLUS Candy will be your host for the Halifax Stage this year – June 21st, 2017 for National Aboriginal Day!

International Womens Day is fast approaching and she is booked solid for this one day. First she is in Peterborough in the morning, then we head to Burlington for the evening event – both keynote speaking events.  Before March 8th, Candy will be in Ottawa on March 4th for the New Sun Conference performing some comedy – maybe we will see you there! See a couple posters clients have drawn up. Candy has many other schools, Universities, unions, Corporate, Educators, Indigenous, Equity events coming up in the next many months… BUT Let’s watch for her on CBC TV as she defends the book The Break by Katherena Vermette for CANADA READS 2017New Sun small poster 2017 FINALScreen Shot 2017-02-24 at 9.46.19 AM

Trailer Park Boys Season 10

Candy w: Snoop12920465_10156754688970008_6920947860604336659_nOn Netflix right now! New complete Season of Trailer Park Boys 10, and Candy is here to play… well, Candy, but the alter ego Candy. Be sure to check it out.
More huge news to come for the iconic Canadian/ International TV and Radio personality/ actor/ speaker. Be sure to subscribe to the website to not miss the huge news coming in a month.

CBC Radio q Candy Palmater Guest Hosts

Candy Palmater selfie before the live show on Monday August 17th/ 2015
Candy Palmater selfie before the live show on Monday August 17th/ 2015

Good morning folks! Sorry for our long absence it has been quite the summer. After having moved from Halifax Nova Scotia to Toronto Ontario, we are still working hard to bring more Candy to you all across the nation and globe. Today and all this week, week two, Candy is guest hosting q on CBC radio, be sure to tune in for exciting interviews executed by Candy Palmater.

MORE Upcoming events:

– Candy will be working with development people at CBC Radio for her own show

– Candy is heading to Vancouver in September for a corporate event that she will be speaking to hundreds of participants

– Candy Palmater will be the Host/ Sole Presenter and Script Writer for 2015 ImagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival Annual Awards Show being held at TIFF Bell Lightbox October 17th, 2015 in Toronto

– Candy is writing some development and involved in a NEW National Television series on APTN titled: Sex & Candy – stay tuned for more….

Be sure to check out her YouTube Channel, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram where you will receive various current daily updates and fun pics/ facts and real life goings on.

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Q on CBC Radio: Candy Palmater Hosts week of Jan 19th

Happy Thursday wonderful people. We have some momentous News for you in this short blog. Short and sweet, just how we like to provide news to you. Get right to the point . Here we go:

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Big News in Canada.

Candy Palmater of the award winning national TV show, The Candy Show, and comedian, will be Guest hosting on CBC Radio One Q – week of January 19th, 2015. Candy is in the running for the permanent seat as well, please feel free to (hashtag) #Qthefuture and tweet @TheCandyShow along with your support to @CBCRadioQ or, email: Q@CBC.ca in support of Candy.  Here is the link to the CBC Radio Website: Candy on Q

Television NEWS:  THE CANDY SHOW

The Candy Show Season 5 ( #TCSS5) or (#TheCandyShow) airs TUESDAY nights 9:30PM EST on APTN & APTN HD Channels. Tune in 30 minutes earlier to catch the episode from the week before, then right after a brand NEW episode will air. This week on award winning TV Show:  Follow Candy Palmater on Twitter: @theCandyShow

Comedian/ Host: Candy Palmater

MUSIC Guests: Susan Aglukark  and Rich Aucoin – TUESDAY JANUARY 20th, 2015 on APTN & APTN HD Channels

 

 

Aboriginal Youth – Dream Walkers Gathering 2014

Dream Walkers 2014Candy Palmater and Adam Beach are the headliners for this event.  Candy will speak and is the emcee for the 2 day event at the Tim Horton’s Onondaga Camp in St. George Ontario.

Education is extremely important to Candy, and much of her travels across the country and nation she speaks to students, educators, Government, Management and more, speaking on various topics around the importance of education. Each week she teaches Native Studies course at Dalhousie University in Halifax for the TYP, Transition Year program. In all her speakings/ teachings and even her comedy, you can hear the clear message of education, love and being true to yourself.

Candy is one of kind. Her technique, style and use of solemn emotion creates a safe environment for learning and feeling, while empowering the participants to be the best we all can be in life.

BOOKINGS for your event CLICK HERE

NEWS UPDATE/ SOCIAL MEDIA

The Candy Show YouTube channel has a Halloween Giveaway, and is open internationally for everyone.  To enter the FREE contest is simple. Watch the video, SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube Channel, LIKE the video and leave a comment, it’s that easy. LINK to The Candy Show YOUTUBE channel, click here.

Stay tuned for more exciting news coming up, by SUBSCRIBING to the FREE subscription lip button top right of the website.  You can unsubscribe anytime, and you will not be hounded with spam or unwanted articles.  The only email update you will receive once a month is about Candy Palmater news, shows, Television, acting , gigs and more…. not to mention the FREE contests we have to give away on our YouTube Channel.  CLICK TO ENTER.  LOOK for this thumbnail video and WATCH the video.Giveaway 2014

And the WINNER Goes to…. The Candy Show

Candy WinnerHello beautiful people,

Sorry for the long delay in our update. We have many  updates and news for you. We hope you had a fantastic summer, and are enjoying the fall weather of sunshine and crispy days.

Since our last post of Dog Days of Summer, hosted by Candy Palmater in Halifax, she has been traveling for comedy, speaking and Television events all summer and into early fall. Candy has been nominated for two Awards: Nova Scotia Music Award (Media Person of the Year), and also an APCMA (Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards) for Best Television Series Promoting Aboriginal Music on a National Level. The winner of the APCMA category is: THE CANDY SHOW – Candy’s hit national TV series on APTN.  Much anticipated and greatly appreciated, Candy and I would like to thank every one of you fans, family, friends, colleagues, clients and subscribers who voted. This is a prestigious Award in Canada, awarded by the people, the voters.  We Thank you with all our hearts.  The Nova Scotia Music Award is still a nomination at this point, but will know this fall who will win the category. (this award is for Nova Scotia only and is voted by the industry members).

Candy’s National TV show: The Candy Show, is not syndicated, is in it’s fifth season, now post-production and will soon air on APTN. No date is released by the network as of yet. You can watch The Candy Show weekly on APTN, or on line HERE.

MORE NEWS/ EVENTS:

Candy headlined the Entertainment night for the Mi’Kmaq Summer Games 2014 in Potlotek First Nation. Opening for her was Don Burnstick and another local upcoming comedian, with Candy’s set on after the family fireworks. The night was stellar and a rare treat as many witness Candy’s Corporate comedy, but this late night show was her blue comedy. The organizers planned the event to provide a mix mash of variety for the audience.

Candy has traveled to Moose Cree First Nation for comedy performance and to Wikwemikong Unceded First nation for motivational, inspirational keynote speeches, on Manitoulin Island. Beautiful place to visit.

Candy hosted the Industry Award Night presented by RBC, the Ohshki Awards – the same night her category was announced and she won. The Nationally Televised Award night, Candy was the presenter for Song of The Year, and had a stroll down the red carpet with her well earned Award. The two nights were filled with the best talent in Canada, what we call Red Hollywood, for Aboriginal people, and with guests from all across the world to attend, perform and receive awards. What a great couple of nights in Winnipeg!

NOW, Candy is back on APTN National News for the Laughing Drum segment, every other Tuesday nights,  and she accepted a position to teach the  Native Studies Course at Dalhousie University in Halifax, once a week.  Still being able to travel all over the globe for events, comedy shows, and speaking to youth, educators, Unions, Corporations and Government – sending messages on love, inclusion, motivation, inspiration and more.

This October, she will be hosting and speaking at the NPAAMB – Dream walkers Gathering in Ontario, for Aboriginal Youth. For more details click here.

WRITING / TELEVISION

Candy is in the process of writing her first book and is busy writing treatments for a handful of other TV projects.  The Candy Show kept her busy for 5 seasons of filming, with her as the ONLY writer for ALL episodes, a rarity in Television.  We will keep you posted on the developments as they unfold.

SOCIAL MEDIA

We still keep up with her YouTube Channel – Click here for her channel, be sure to subscribe and not miss out on a video.

Thank you for your continued support and love. We will update you all her endeavors and keep you in the loop.

BOOKINGS / CONTACT

Simply click here and I will be happy to book Candy for an appearance, event, festival, gig , TV show and more…

See you again soon,

The Candy Show Team

 

 

Halifax Pride Parade and other news

Saturday July 26th is the infamous annual Halifax pride parade. Thousands of people will come out to watch, participate, show their alliance and unity that really, one love is human nature, and this day marks this fact. Halifax pride parade is the 4th largest in Canada. That is awesome considering we are a tiny province and our person per province tally is lower than most. We sure know how to pump out an awesome pride festival and parade. See you Saturday 1:30PM parade start time. MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE. lipstick pride

Candy , a proud 2 spirited woman, has united for a special campaign with BBBS Halifax (Big Brothers Big Sisters). She is the face of the their campaign and will be on the big float, helping to gather clothing donations from the parade goers to help the kids that are in desperate need of help. MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE.  BBBS and Candy

OTHER NEWS:

The Candy Show (National Television series) is nominated for an Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award 2014. Voting is open to people all over the world, help Candy win! APCMA nomination 2014CLICK HERE TO register and vote for FREE

Simple: To vote you must register , but it is FREE, and then you go to the voting categories. The category you are looking for is: BEST TELEVISION SERIES and THE CANDY SHOW is the second on the list. Click the little box and send in your vote, and that is it! It’s that simple. You can only vote once, so make sure you click on the correct box. Share with everyone you know. Let’s help Candy win! Thank you for your vote and your support.

 

The Candy Show – APCMA 2014 Nomination

Hello Beautiful people. Candy Palmater

Candy Palmater (The Candy Show) has an Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award nomination for BEST TV show showcasing and promoting Aboriginal Music and Music in general.  We ask if you could take a few minutes to VOTE for The Candy Show in the BEST TV category. Registering to vote is free and easy, and one click beside THE CANDY SHOW will submit your entry. APCMA nomination 2014The Voting has been extended now to July 31st 2014, so plenty of time to vote. You can vote HERE: CLICK HERE

ALSO: You can vote all around the Globe – no matter if you are in Australia or Africa, you can vote. Help The Candy Show win a much deserved award for the hard work and promotion of awesome music through a National medium. You can catch the first 4 seasons on the Network’s website here: CLICK HERE for The Candy Show on line

HUGE THANK YOU to every single person that voted and will do so in the next week. Please share with your friends and ask them to vote too. ( no shame in asking). Thank you again.

MORE NEWS: Candy’s calendar is a crazy busy one, but not too busy for her fans and her YouTube Channel. Right now, a GIVEAWAY Contest is on! You might win. CLICK HERE to ENTER The Candy Show YOUTUBE Channel.  

The actual Video to watch on YouTube, the GIVEAWAY Contest video you must watch to enter is: CLICK HERE.

GOOD Luck to everyone – Contest closes July 20th, 2014. You can enter only one time.

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