- Taught high school phys-ed for ten years before becoming a comedian.
- Won Toronto's Funniest New Comic competition in 1999.
- Made his US network debut on Star Search with Arsenio Hall in 2003.
- Came in third place on the fifth season of Last Comic Standing.
- Released his first book, titled Teaching: It's Harder Than It Looks, in 2012.
- Won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Comedic Role in 2013 for Mr. D.