Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Muskrat theatre came close to mocking Newfoundland pride

    If you didn’t know differently Monday evening, you’d have sworn CBC reporter Lee Pitts must have had an inkling that the announcement of the ...

  • The world according to Malone

    After reading Greg Malone’s fascinating and thought-provoking book, “Don’t Tell the Newfoundlanders,” I couldn’t help but think of a story I’ve ...

  • A government Smallwood would love

    You may have thought you were accorded complete media coverage of last Wednesday’s perfunctory debate in the legislature on the Muskrat Falls ...

  • Waiting for messiahs

    In the category of messiahs I have known: the first time I actually witnessed up close and personal the miracle of a political messiah descending ...

  • Offside at the House of Assembly

    Darin King is starting to remind me a bit of Gary Bettman. King, of course, is the government House leader who stubbornly refused to give into ...

  • Folly at play on the Fortune file

    Deadlines being what they are, that well-publicized racket over yellowtail flounder may be settled before this particular Saturday spiel makes ...

  • Controversy is nipping at Penashue's heels

    So I’m up in the woods the other day, standing over a still-twitching rabbit, the first kill of the new season, when my hunting partner — ...

  • The queen's speech

    If you’re one of those Newfoundlanders with a softening of the heart affliction that provokes some sympathy for the polls-challenged Kathy ...

  • Giving Brian Peckford his due

    According to Brian Peckford himself, Frank Moores called him “Pecky.” What Peckford may not know is that some media types had a ...

  • Hockey night in Flatrock

    Like a multitude of Newfoundlanders, I’ve had an unabashed love affair with hockey forever and a day. Admittedly, my actual playing career was ...