Canadians seemed to have a reputation for being boring and polite. For the most part, we aren’t brash, loud or obnoxious. But believe it or not – we’re funny! Canada has been producing top notch sketch and improv comedians for decades. Some are even known outside of the country.
Since this is supposed to be a humour blog and July 1st will be Canada’s 150th birthday, I’m going to feature funny Canadians. I’m going to start with Rick Mercer, a Newfoundlander. Some of the funniest Canadians have come from this Maritime province. Below is Rick talking to Americans in 2000.