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Our Voices 2017 ~ Candy Speaks

Fantastic week. Quick update on all things Candy.

Wednesday May 10th, Ottawa at The National Arts Centre  for The Thought Table discussion, taped in front of a live audience and will be streamed on CBC on line and National TV later. Please check out link:  Reconciliation

Thursday May 11th, Toronto, for CBC Radio One Because News taping – final for this season – get your tickets at CBC for a spot in the audience.

Friday May 12th, Milton, ON Screen Shot 2017-05-10 at 7.52.41 AM~ Keynote speaker for this amazing  10th anniversary event, Our Voices for Educators., Listen to the voices that have been quieted for centuries.

WeDay Atlantic Canada 2013

Good day everyone.

Just wanted to share with all of you some pictures from yesterday.  The WeDay event held at Halifax Metro centre was a blast, and the amount of energy each student was exuding was so powerful and positive over the day.  Candy spoke about Love, kindness, acceptance and inclusion.  Here are a handful of pictures we would like to share with you.  They can be found on The Candy Show Fan Page on Face Book, and I wanted to share them with you here:

Candy with front man Jacob Hoggard of Hedley providing the metal scowl, back stage in green room of WeDay
Candy with front man Jacob Hoggard of Hedley providing the metal scowl, back stage in green room of WeDay
Candy Palmater speaking to 8000 students at Halifax Metro Centre centre stage at WeDay 2013
Candy Palmater speaking to 8000 students at Halifax Metro Centre centre stage at WeDay 2013
Candy with the right honorable Michaelle Jean back stage at WeDay 2013
Candy with the right honorable Michaelle Jean back stage at WeDay 2013
Candy delivering a powerful message to 8000 students on the center stage of WeDay 2013
Candy delivering a powerful message to 8000 students on the center stage of WeDay 2013
Candy speaking center stage of WeDay, note the jumbo tron, and how immensely massive this place is.  Halifax Metro Centre. So fun.
Candy speaking center stage of WeDay, note the jumbo tron, and how immensely massive this place is. Halifax Metro Centre. So fun.

 

Thank you for your continued support and love.  I will be adding for photos to this album as I receive them.

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Until next post….

WeDay, Scott Jones and Elsipogtog and Candy Palmater

Good day to everyone,

First Things First

Thank you to every one of you who have subscribed to the free subscription to our website updates.  We appreciate every fan and welcome each of you to our website. Candy reads all your comments, and will reply to your messages directly.

All blog posts at this point are by Candy’s Manager/ wife: Denise Tompkins (Me) For all inquires and bookings please contact me here  I would be happy to help.  To view Candy’s schedule, to see if she is available for bookings, here is her calendar ( Please note: some dates have been added today, and will show up within 24 hours after posting). Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

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NEWS for week of Nov. 26th- Dec.1st

What a week Candy has.  Tuesday is a filming day with APTN (Aboriginal People’s Television Network), where she is on National News “Laughing Drum” segment.  “Laughing Drum ” is segment where Aboriginal Comedians comment and speak about issues and topics that relate to Canadian politics and other agendas.  It is fun, thought provoking and sometimes silly, all depending on the topic of course.  You can check it out on Tuesday nights. For Candy’s own National Television series, The Candy Show, currently airing on Wednesday nights, the first 3 seasons, you can watch online or on TV.  Season 4 Premiere with brand NEW episodes will air this winter. (good thing you have subscribed to our website, so you do not miss the premiere).  Season 5 filming dates TBA for 2014.

Wednesday: Candy is a part of the International fundraising event, WeDay, coming to Atlantic Canada,  Candy Palmater is one of the celebrity speakers at this momentous event for young people, being held at Halifax Metro Centre. For details here is the website

Thursday: Candy hosts a benefit fundraiser for Scott Jones.  If you are 19+ you can come out and support this important cause.  For details about Scott Jones, click here.

Saturday: Candy Palmater hosts the huge Benefit for the Elsipogtog Mi’Kmaq Warriors on the Fracking issues in NB.  Elsipogtog benefit Concert This affects all Canadians, and of all ethnic cultures. This is held at the Marquee Ballroom on Gottingen Street in Halifax. Poster for benefit Nov.30MORE TV News to come…….

The following week Candy and I will be on the road for Comedy gigs over the maritime provinces.

December 4th is Candy’s Birthday!

Thank you so much for reading this update, we appreciate your support and please feel free to leave Candy a message anytime.

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Have a great day,

The Candy Show team.

 

Canadian Keynote Speaker and Aboriginal Comedian

Updates from Candy’s Manager – Denise Tompkins

Bookings: 902 404-0047  OR Email your request here

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TCS S4 set
The Candy Show Season 4, small part of the set where Candy interviews her Music guests. This is a replica of her high school bedroom, where she dreamed of having musicians hang with her and talk about music.

Candy Palmater has been very busy lately, working on many National Television projects that include: The Candy Show – National Variety Television series Created by and 100% written by, Candy Palmater. The Candy Show filmed it’s 4th season in Halifax spring 2013 at the Olympic Gardens, where we transform the large building into a giant filming studio. Seasons 1, 2 and 3 can currently be viewed every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD Channels. ( Check your service provider for exact airing times in your time zone). Season 4 is currently in Post Production, but be sure to subscribe to our website to not miss out on the FREE news updates.

OTHER Television NEWS:

Candy Palmater has acted on Call Me Fitz, Season 4, as Cholita, opposite Jason Priestly, for HBO Canada.

Candy in her character role as an ex-con named Cholita on Season 4 of Call Me Fitz.
Candy in her character role as an ex-con named Cholita on Season 4 of Call Me Fitz.

She has acted in Thom Fitzgerald’s NEW series Sex & Violence, Season 1, as Louella opposite Olympia Dukakis  for OUTtv.

Candy has a NEW role in Thom Fitgerald,s NEW series, Forgive Me, Season 1, as Agnes, for Super Channel. ( Currently filming)

Watch for another NEW National Television series, Created by Candy Palmater, and she has hired another know Canadian writer, Drew Hayden Taylor, to write with her, called Pink Indian.  Candy has a development deal with APTN, and is currently working away writing and developing her Pilot and a few episodes, hoping to begin filming in 2014.

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KEYNOTE Speaking

When Candy is not filming, writing of performing her Stand up comedy, she is on the road traveling all over the country delivering her stellar keynote speeches, to thousands of participants at various events, gigs and Education seminars. As an International Speaker, Candy is consistently traveling to where she is needed to deliver her powerful messages. Candy delivers many messages in her speeches, and you will never find her speeches video recorded, or on line and not for sale.  In order to hear Candy speak,and inquire about speaking rates,  you can book her for your event here.

Some topics: Aboriginal/ First Nation Rights, Power of Language, Education, Motivational/ Inspirational topics, Women’s Rights, Gay/ Lesbian Rights, Anti-Bullying, One Love, Inclusion, just to name a few.

Candy at Cape Breton University delivering a powerful keynote speech. You can here a pin drop drop when Candy is at the podium.
Candy at Cape Breton University delivering a powerful keynote speech. You can here a pin drop drop when Candy is at the podium.

 

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News update for Candy Palmater/ The Candy Show

Good Monday Morning,

This will be the first Monday that we have not posted “Its Just Another Mani Monday”, sorry to you for missing one Monday.  We have a lot of great exciting news though, and for now we are only allowed to share some of the great news.  Candy Palmater has officially resigned from her day job as the Director of Mi’Kmaq Liason Office in the Department of Education, to 100% concentrate and peruse her Entertainment business.  Candy has been traveling the country extensively with her Stand Up Comedy and with her Keynote speech and Hosting talent. Candy will now be able to give all her time and attention to her love and her business that includes: National TV Show “The Candy Show”, Comedy , Writing, Hosting,  Keynote speeches and more up coming projects….. like a Book!  yes, finally, Candy will be able to work on the big book that many people, friends, family and fans have been asking for.

Candy has a special and unique talent, I try to be unbiased, however the truth is the truth. Candy’s ability to reach out to young people, especially aboriginal/ First nation Youth is astounding.  The results of Motivating, Inspiring and helping young people to believe in themselves and to  persevere with their struggles, and conquering fears made Candy realize her own life journey.  To Book Candy please click HERE

Past week News/ Gigs

This past Saturday was NSRAP ( Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project) big Gala night, that Candy hosts every year and has done so now for 6 years.  Here is NSRAP Website, read more about what they do.  Without NSRAP, Candy and I could not legally marry.

Candy was in 6 Nations in Ontario last week for 3 days hosting/ speaking to Aboriginal Youth and educators alike. NPAAMB Website  for details about this annual event.

Tattoo News

Yesterday Candy had Ian Preeper of Classy Tattoo Company  Tattoo a very special piece on Candy’s right arm. A memorial piece for her late brother Billy Palmater in the most vibrant colors. Take a look. This concludes the news from  last week.  More news and pictures will be coming….

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Until next time.

 

Wearing 2 hats – Comedy and Speaking

Good morning,  Candy and (The Candy Show) fans -Today’s blog is  written by me, Denise Tompkins, Candy’s Manager.

Today’s blog post is more about Candy, rather than her videos,  and her life style YouTube Channel.  I want to provide all of you with details of Candy Palmater’s talents.  Many of you might only now her as a Professional stand up comedian, or maybe a National TV star, or just as an inspirational speaker.  I want to introduce all of Candy’s talents to you.  I would not be a good Manager if I didn’t, now would I? (*smile)

Candy Palmater’s number one, greatest talent is her ability to captivate audiences with her Key note speeches. She can make you weepy and laugh through the power of her words, and at the same time feel motivated or become active in your cause, business and education.  Here are a few of many testimonials from clients Please read I have the pleasure of attending Candy’s key note speeches, and just when I think I have heard everything, wham, I am knocked off my feet with emotion once more.  I feel fueled with my every day tasks and with my career, not to mention how I interact with people. Candy’s speeches help with self confidence, motivation with life in general but more importantly, how you move through life on your own path.  Candy’s stay in school message brings her speaking to auditoriums in junior high and high schools across the country.  Candy speaks to college and university students, educators, Principals, and vice principals.  Everyone walks away with a heightened sense of importance that helps each person with their life journey. Once you hear Candy speak, you will never see the world the same again.   I’d like to invite you to read About Candy

I believe the second greatest talent of Candy Palmater, and this is a very tight second, perhaps 1.5 rather than a 2,  is her Stand up Comedy.  There isn’t a single person alive today that delivers comedy the way Candy can deliver.  I have searched and I am yet to find other like her, trust me.  There are many awesome comedians performing their craft, and many utilize the “industry normal” or “industry standard” as I like to call it.  I think this is great,  and I think that stand up comedy is a true art form.  You try getting up on a stage in front of 500 people, just you, and entertain for 1 hour solid. Bet you can’t do it, I know I would have a massive coronary if I even try stepping on a stage.   There are many styles of stand up comedy, and many unique ways to deliver the funny to the audience.  Candy Palmater’s comedy is unique, friggin hilarious, most often edgy, and educational.  At the moment of delivery, the  impact of a joke can make you laugh until you pee yourself ( I have witnessed many aftermaths after Candy has been on stage, and this has happened). But at 3 AM you wake up thinking about the underlying message in Candy’s material.

Candy’s comedy Shows are often Produced by her Manager, me, or she travels the country to large events, Corporate functions, private festivals, outdoor festivals, TV specials, and private functions.  Catching a stand up comedy show is your city/ province or country is very limited, but that does not mean she won;t be there. Contact BOOKINGS and we will bring her to you.  Candy has performed in front of an audience of 50 people, and as large as 12,000 people. There is no venue that is too large for Candy, “bigger the better”, Candy says.  Candy receives emails, fan messages, new fan messages and social media tweets about her comedy shows, TV show ( The Candy Show – variety national Television series where Candy performs comedy), and her speaking all the time.  I love to hear that her message is out there, people are listening and people are loving Candy’s vibe.   Wikipedia – Candy Palmater

** Candy writes all her comedy material and her National TV show is 100% written/ created/ Co-Produced by Candy Palmater**   Many comedians of her caliber, have co-writers, not Candy. ( This is unique in itself).  Candy’s Comedy YouTube Channel

Candy’s Television Series

Thank you for supporting Candy Palmater.  My goal was to boast about my client, and I hope my summary blog paid homage to a great Canadian Comedian, an awesome Canadian Entertainer, and a wonderful, intelligent, and kind person.

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Manager – Denise Tompkins