Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Lance the Liar

    About nine years ago, a former colleague of mine mailed me a copy of Lance Armstrong’s autobiography centring on the famous bicyclist’s fight ...

  • Finding a new Queen's representative

    It will be just a matter of time, I’m convinced, before I’ll be hearing from that committee established to come up with a list of names of ...

  • Hunger strikes and redress for wrongs done

    My sense of priorities this past week became abundantly clear, if not selfish: of all the news circulating throughout the province and the ...

  • Truth and fiction

    It was just a stroke of luck, I’m sure, but right around the time our city fathers and mothers were embarrassing themselves with a Codco-like ...

  • 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 ...