Canadian comedian and celebrity who is involved with public activism and produced her feature directorial debut using the 2007 film Youthful Triffie. She examined theater at her school, but fell out to utilize a traveling humor group. She actually is a victim of macular degeneration and she was an intermittent spokesperson on the Canadian Country wide Institute for the Blind. She wedded teacher Don Nichol in 2002 and acquired a kid with him in 1989. She is at a tv program with Rick Mercer.