Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Tax dollars shouldn’t pay for faith-based rehab

    wouldn’t help finance the construction of a road to a proposed rehabilitation centre for women alcoholics and drug addicts. It was a rather ...

  • A parade of pretty faces

    I was at my sanctimonious worst as I berated Jim for having pulled a Benedict Arnold, for having deserted the pure-as-the-driven-snow profession ...

  • Karen and Krista deserve justice

    Once the Supreme Court of Canada had thrown out Hart’s confession, and condemned in unambiguous terminology the RCMP and the sting it had ...

  • Have some guts, state your name

    (For some odd reason, which now escapes me, my predecessor had foolishly eliminated the display of public reaction to the show). And one of the ...

  • Coleman wriggles off the hook

    But nowhere have I read, seen or heard in our local news outlets a story that would provide elaboration of Coleman’s explanation for reneging on ...

  • Warning: too much sun can cause delusions

    Like thousands of others, I was enjoying the benefits of global warming, that bane of environmentalists throughout the world, as it blessed us ...

  • Tory leadership race a cartoonist’s dream

    Many of those cartoons, in fact, have found a permanent locale in my memory bank.It was a cartoon in the long-deceased Look Magazine that came to ...

  • A culture worth fighting for

    Maybe it was humility or shyness or, worse still, a sheepishness (unjustified and inexplicable) about the history of Newfoundland that ...

  • War: the tie that binds

    Just ponder this piece of reality for a moment: in the time it takes to drive from St. John’s to the Salmonier Line turnoff, on a patch of ...

  • Frank Coleman and the Tory train wreck

    “Madness,” actor James Donald quietly despairs, as he ponders the blown-up bridge and the train in the river, and the bodies of characters played ...