Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Put a gull in Government House

    Although a visit to our humble domicile atop the Flatrock hills by a sister from the mainland (and a delightful sibling she is) necessitated a ...

  • Newfoundland Jeopardy

    This isssssssss “Jeopardy!” In another example of public broadcasting spending at its best, we present “Jeopardy.” And here, as part of our ...

  • Looking at both sides

    Watching that wildcat skirmish develop at Long Harbour this past week, I couldn’t help but think about the very subjective and biased perspective ...

  • The rise of the rubberbooters

    One evening during the 1976 by-election campaign in St. John’s West, an eternity ago, I was getting half-shot (perhaps it was three-parts shot) ...

  • Shame, Premier Dunderdale

    This is an easy one. A slam dunk, a gaping net, a hanging curve ball, arguably one of the bigger bonehead plays in recent Newfoundland political ...

  • Praise only, please

    Whether his game is politics or hockey, Danny Williams obviously demands that journalists covering his endeavours treat their profession with ...

  • Some of that old-time religion

    Based on what I saw of its sombre and pious ad in The Telegram, the Freedom in Christ Conference that took place in St. John’s May 18-19 took ...

  • An opportunity lost and a mistake made

    A scattered time a politician is fortunate enough to come across an issue that not only has the potential to boost ballot box credibility, but ...

  • Letter-perfect

    Using the precedent-setting Access to an Occasional Piece of Information Act, legislation the Tory government has on its books as evidence of its ...

  • Bullies need to be taught a lesson

    My mother makes the best egg salad sandwiches on the planet. And when we were picnicking, back in the '50s and early '60s in our little unique ...