Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Why ‘The Duff’ deserves sainthood

    Why? Certainly not because of any kind of angelic involvement in Canadian journalism. Duffy was more of a star, a celebrity, than a reporter ...

  • The latest headliner at the anti-sealing club

    In the wake of the hullabaloo that followed Stewart’s decision to don a sealskin jacket, the spokesman for the aging rocker (he should have ...

  • Pope’s proclamation gets two thumbs up

    After all, it is the Creator who has more at stake in this issue than anybody else: he (or He) invented the whole she-bang in the first place ...

  • Here’s to you, Dad

    Here are just a few: Dad and I are at Radio Range Brook, just outside Gander, hauling in mud trout hand over fist, on a nice summer evening in ...

  • Cabinet ministers never sleep

    Because it’s money well spent; those men and women gallantly running Newfoundland are obviously worth every single copper we pay them. Or so they ...

  • Jewelry store should’ve seen this coming

    I happen to think it’s the height of foolishness, but if that’s their thing, go for it. But let’s get something else straight. ...

  • Tricked with our own treats

    Stick with me here, and take this quantum metaphorical leap. A hint: think hoarding candy and putting aside oil money. To backtrack ...

  • Somewhere in an alternate universe …

    What would we ever have done without the Brits overseeing our existence, even if only reflected now in the expensive symbolism of Government ...

  • Politics beyond the pale

    Interviewer David Cochrane had asked about NDP Leader Earle McCurdy’s call for a judicial inquiry into the shooting death of Don Dunphy, and ...

  • Back to the Big Apple

    As far back as the mid-1960s, in fact, I was being exposed to the unique energy and non-stop excitement of New York as a mere 14-year old, a time ...