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Eric Nicol

Eric Nicol was a playwright of comedies and children’s plays in Western Canada, one Canada’s prominent humourists. His work is recognized for addressing serious issues using humour. As a columnist, he’s written about 6,000 articles for The Province/Vancouver Province. He wrote an article for the Canadian Theatre Review’s 1976 edition on “Homosexuality and the Theatre.”

Names Eric Nicol (Main) BE [76.170] Jabez (Pseudonym)

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Related Pages Eric Nicol on LGLC
Eric Nicol on VIAF
Birth Date 1919/12/28
Birth Place Kingston
Death Date 2011/02/02
Death Place
Identities Canadian

BG [“Eric Nicol,” The Canadian Encyclopedia, 10 April 2008,]

Occupations Columnist
1951 - 1986

1943 - 2010

Playwright Theatre
notBefore(1966) - notAfter(1981)

Screenwriter Television

Screenwriter Radio

Orders of Merit Member of the Order of Canada (2000-11-15) The Golden Jubilee Medal
Charges Vancouver
Contempt of court
$250 Fine

Associated People Scott/
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Associated Periodicals Ubyssey ()

The Province, Vancouver Province (Columnist)
1951 - 1986 News Herald/ (Columnist)