Howie MacDonald

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Howie MacDonald (born March 9, 1965) is a Canadian fiddler and entertainer from Westmount, Cape Breton Island. His lively Cape Breton style of fiddling has entertained audiences all over the world while travelling with The Rankin Family. He has released multiple albums including one with Ashley MacIsaac, capebretonfiddlemusicNOTCALM in 2001.[1]

MacDonald was the Conservative Party of Canada candidate for Sydney—Victoria in the 2004[2] and 2006 federal elections.[3]


  1. ^ "Gaelic College Faculty". The Gaelic College. Retrieved 2017-07-28.
  2. ^ "MacDonald gets nod in Sydney-Victoria". The Chronicle Herald. May 27, 2004. Archived from the original on November 26, 2004. Retrieved 2017-08-23.
  3. ^ "Candidate bio". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2017-08-23.