Will Ferguson (born in 1964) is a Canadian writer and novelist who is best known for his humorous observations on Canadian history and culture. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Inhabited for millennia by First Nations ( aboriginal) the history of Canada has evolved from a group of European colonies into an officially Canadian culture is a term that encompasses the artistic musical literary culinary political and social elements that are representative of Canada not only to its own population His success as a writer can be attributed to an innate ability to view Canada much the same way an outsider would, as described in his debut book, the ironically-named Why I Hate Canadians. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Ferguson talks about this in a recent CBC radio interview as well (see link to podcast below). Ferguson was born fourth of six children in the former trading post of Fort Vermilion, Alberta approximately 800 km north of Edmonton. Fort Vermilion is a hamlet in Northern Alberta, Canada, located on the banks of the Peace River Edmonton (ˈɛdmɨntɨn is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta. His parents split up when he was 6 during a brief interlude in Regina. Regina (rɨˈdʒaɪnə is the capital of Saskatchewan, Canada. At the age of 16 he quit school and moved to Saskatoon, Dauphin, and Red Deer. Saskatoon is a city located in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River, with a Dauphin ( French for the eldest son of the king of France) is a city in Manitoba, Canada, with a population of 7906 as of 2006 Red Deer is a city in Central Alberta, Canada. It is located near the midpoint of the Calgary-Edmonton Corridor, and is Alberta's He then joined the Canadian government funded programs Katimavik and Canada World Youth. For the choir founded in 1970 see Ensemble Vocal Katimavik For the school see Katimavik Elementary School Katimavik “CWY” redirects here You may have been looking for the Cherokee language, written in Cherokee ᏣᎳᎩ. He studied film production and screenwriting at York University in Toronto graduating with a B. York University (Université York is a public Research university located in Toronto, Ontario. F. A. in 1990.
Ferguson joined the JET Programme in the early 1990s and lived in Kyushu, Japan for five years teaching English. or is a Japanese government initiative that brings college ( University) graduates—mostly Native speakers of English —to Japan as Assistant He married his wife Terumi in Kumamoto, Japan in 1995. is the capital city of Kumamoto Prefecture on the Island of Kyūshū, Japan. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. Year 1995 ( MCMXCV) was a Common year starting on Sunday. Events of 1995 After coming back from Japan he experienced a severe reverse culture shock which became the basis for his first book Why I Hate Canadians. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. Culture shock refers to the Anxiety and Feelings (of surprise disorientation uncertainty confusion etc He details his experiences hitchhiking across Japan in Hokkaido Highway Blues later retitled Hitching Rides with Buddha. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics.
Ferguson has won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour twice, for Generica (later renamed HappinessTM) in 2002 and Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw in 2005. The Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour (usually the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, or just The Stephen Leacock Award See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Year 2005 ( MMV) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
Ferguson championed Sarah Binks by Paul Hiebert in Canada Reads 2003. Sarah Binks is the Novel by University of Manitoba professor Paul Hiebert. Paul Gerhardt Hiebert ( 17 July 1892 — 6 September 1987) was a Canadian writer and humorist best known for his book Sarah Canada Reads is an annual "battle of the books" competition organized and broadcast by Canada 's public broadcaster, the CBC.
He currently resides in Calgary, Alberta with his wife and two sons. Calgary (ˈkælgəriː is the largest city in the Province of Alberta, Canada Alberta (ælˈbɝtə is one of Canada's prairie provinces. It became a province on September 1 1905 His older brother, Ian Ferguson, also won the Stephen Leacock Medal, for Village of the Small Houses. Ian Ferguson is a Canadian author and playwright He is the brother of journalist and author Will Ferguson, with whom he co-wrote the 2001 book
Ferguson is also an outspoken critic of the monarchy of Canada, both publicly and in his books. TalkCommonewalth realm.-->The monarchy of He is often quoted in the media when the monarchy issue is being debated, particularly from his 1997 book Why I Hate Canadians, in which he says "Royalty exists only through an act of willful ignorance on the part of their subjects. Year 1997 ( MCMXCVII) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar Call it a suspension of common sense. " He contrasts this with profiles of Canadian secessionist and independence movements (such as the "Republic of Madawaska") in his book Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw (2004). Throughout the history of Canada, there have been movements seeking secession from Canada. The Republic of Madawaska (French République du Madawaska) was a small unrecognized state in the northwest corner of Madawaska County, New Brunswick "MMIV" redirects here For the Modest Mouse album see " Baron von Bullshit Rides Again "