Candy Palmater at the Canadian Magazine Awards

Continuing our look back at the inaugural Canadian Magazine Awards / Grands prix du magazine, we are very happy to share with you Candy Palmater’s opening remarks at the awards fête on April 27.

As a judge for the awards program in its first year, and an avowed magazine lover, Candy opened our celebration of Canadian magazine journalism and design with a heartfelt, personal story about the impact of magazines on her life.

Candy Palmater is a recovered lawyer turned feminist comic who was raised by bikers in the wilds of northern New Brunswick. She is a broadcaster, writer, international keynote speaker, film and TV producer, multiple-award-winning TV series The Candy Show creator, comedian, host extraordinaire and activist, and has executive-produced three films on Mi’kmaw culture.