Born and raised on Cape Breton Island, Ed Macdonald has won repeated critical acclaim for his writing, acting and directing. He has written on seasons 2, 3 and 4 of CBC’s top rated comedy series This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Ed has also written numerous episodes of the series Made In Canada. He has won three Gemini Awards for excellence in television writing and has been nominated numerous times. He has also won the Writer’s Guild of Canada Award and The Golden Sheaf Award.