30 wins & 17 nominations.
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The Rick Mercer Report
(TV Series) (writer - 85 episodes, 2004 - 2010) (created by - 1 episode, 2009) (written by - 1 episode, 2009)
(TV Series) (48 episodes, 1999 - 2003) (written by - 13 episodes, 1998 - 2001) (writer - 4 episodes, 2001 - 2003)
Hosts Is Seems Like Yesterday on the History Channel (Canada)
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 9½" (1.77 m)
Did You Know?
Remember the Speech from the Throne when, out of the blue, it was announced that Stephen Harper's government would be rewriting the lyrics to 'O Canada'? You just know the Prime Minister was convinced we wouldn't care, that he could what he liked. But we did. The country exploded with people ranting about our national anthem and oh, what a beautiful sound. Turns out nobody, left or right, liked ...
Best known for his satirical on-the-street interviews with real Americans that demonstrate America's general ignorance of Canada. This gimmick reached its height in 2000 when Mercer interviewed then-presidental candidate George W. Bush and got Bush to congratulate newly elected Canadian Prime Minister "Jean Poutine." (The PM's name is actually Jean Chretien, while Poutine is a Canadian dish.)
Canadian Parliament's "Unofficial Opposition"