Scott Vrooman

Scott has written and performed comedy for TV (Conan, Picnicface, This Hour Has 22 Minutes), radio (This is That), and the web (Vice, Funny or Die, College Humor, The Toronto Star, The Huffington Post, iPolitics). His sketch group Picnicface broadcast 13 episodes of a sketch show, executive produced by Kid In The Hall Mark McKinney, on Canada's Comedy Network. Scott co-wrote and co-starred in the feature film Roller Town, which is now streaming on Netflix, and he took a lead role in writing the book Picnicface's Canada. He was a professional economist at Finance Canada and the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council before pursuing comedy full time. Follow him on Twitter: @mescottvrooman.

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Mar 9, 2016

How to avoid a Canadian Trump

Scott Vrooman
Instead of dismissing angry, alienated Canadians as racist bumpkins, we should try to convince them that the fight for economic justice is their fight too.
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Mar 2, 2016

Hey, Canada, rich lives matter too

Scott Vrooman
Proposed tax hikes are just the latest example of the hateful scapegoating of Canada's most prosperous.
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Feb 24, 2016

Parliamentary debate on BDS missed the point

Scott Vrooman
The real danger of BDS is that it threatens to change the story of Israel from a poor little nuclear power that just wants peace to a story that actually reflects reality

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