Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Too easy to cheat

    It's called a Pleasure Craft Operator Card - a harmless enough name - but boy, it's a doozy of a farce. Recent tragedies out west have drawn ...

  • The smell of mixing politics and journalism

    I'm not particularly anxious on this Saturday to exploit Ryan Cleary as column fodder. Cleary seems like a good enough fella (as far as I could ...

  • Down for the count

    I can't help but wonder how the spirit of my Grandfather Joe Judge, a man who was blessed with an impressive combination of integrity and ...

  • Treasure found by a brook

    There's a chance it's dry as a bone by now, or so covered in alders that it's totally camouflaged and undetectable forever by even the most ...

  • A survivor rewarded

    If I found myself in Ed Roberts' imaginary shoes, I'd be taking a careful, daily perusal of The Telegram's obituary page, just to ensure that a ...

  • Stick to boats, not lectures

    I don't know what Rob Crosbie looks like - not having travelled "in his social circles" (to steal the infamous phrase used last year by a ...

  • Keeping the auditor general out

    All that angst in Ottawa about the refusal by a committee of parliamentarians to allow Auditor general Sheila Fraser to have a gander at MPs' ...

  • Elbow to the head hello, Quebec

    Whenever a Newfoundland premier has attempted to take on the role of The Man of La Mancha and "fight the unbeatable foe" - our nasty French ...

  • The dishonourable Mr. Wakeham

    Before heading off on my first fishing trip of the spring tomorrow (and avoiding next weekend's Victoria Day invaders of the woods, most of whom ...

  • When premiers get touchy

    If you function blissfully outside the often irritating but occasionally revealing world of blogs, you probably missed a recent piece of ...