Don Ferguson is an original member of Royal Canadian Air Farce, the weekly comedy show on CBC Radio and TV for 35 years, and which still does a very popular New Year’s special. He has won 13 ACTRA Awards, two People’s Choice Awards, a Gemini, a Juno Award for Best Comedy Album, the Governor-General’s Performing Arts Award, and been inducted into Canada’s Comedy Hall of Fame in Montreal and Canada’s Walk of Fame in Toronto. In 2014, he created Don Ferguson Productions Limited and has produced two web series Newborn Moms (CBC and ABC Digital) and My Kitchen Can Be Anything (CBC), and the television series, Second Jen (Rogers). Don speaks with Josh about growing up in small town Quebec, the role the church served in the community, and how he discovered a new community through comedy.
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