Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • Bob Wakeham: An offer he couldn’t refuse

    But there will be no “pruning of roses” or “digging of potatoes,” as he had forecast at the time, for at least a couple of years for Muskrat ...

  • Bob Wakeham: Pseudonyms: use sparingly

    Being a youngster, I’m sure I had not a clue what pseudonym meant, or what the implications of the word were, although I heard it mentioned ...

  • The patronage wheels go round and round

    Patronage is certainly not peculiar to Newfoundland — it obviously exists throughout the world — but the very first premier of this windswept ...

  • Azzo Rezori: one of a kind

    And Azzo’s decision to call it quits after nearly 30 years with “Here and Now” was also a reminder, at least to me, that the days of what we once ...

  • Trump trumps the ‘Twilight Zone’

    If that were to happen, of course, if the writer and host of that amazingly creative television series from 50 years ago were to meander in front ...

  • Something reeks at city hall

    Granted, it is only on the rare occasion when the legislative stoner can look to 10 New Gower St. to score (Andy and Rags, Andy and Shannie, Andy ...

  • Another day, another black eye for the cops

    The headlines have said it all: “Independent outside unit looking at actions of Constabulary leadership” “Alberta agency given green light to ...

  • Step up for the Travelling Medicine Show

    So gather round, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. Not too close, though. Wouldn’t want any of your envy drool to stain my Chain of Office. ...

  • When it hits home

    There are so many of these special times of focus, so many pleas for public awareness of this and that disease, that the public can become ...

  • Beating the booze will be a tough battle for O’Regan

    After all, O’Regan is in his mid 40s, I’m collecting a pension; O’Regan is gay, I’m straight (not that there’s anything wrong with being gay, as ...