Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • 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 ...

  • Battle brewing in Avalon

    First of all, Judy Manning was finally, and thankfully, sent packing from what many saw as her patronage posting as an unelected member of ...

  • JNF can get you into trouble

    He said he had asked his wife how she would feel about him spending one night, just one night, working the George Street pickup scene as a single ...

  • Right call, wrong call

    Not a great deal, at first glance: Manning a politician, Partridge a basketball coach. Certainly two professions you’d never think to mention in ...

  • McCurdy has a mountain to climb

    Understandably, the party, looking for all the publicity it could generate, and NTV — seeking viewers, as it should, especially since the local ...

  • Journalism is more than ‘just the facts’

    The stereotypes from back then are in evidence: the mayor is fat and bald, defying gravity as his bulky frame sways indelicately on steep steps ...