Profile of Gerry Phelan

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  • Let the good times roll

    Isn’t it absolutely wonderful that we live in a place brimming with prosperity, where there are no poor people, where everyone has a job and a ...

  • We all need driving lessons

    Don’t yawn — I’m serious. I’ve never been big on over-regulation, but I think we should have to re-qualify for our driver’s licences, maybe every ...

  • Come together right now

    I’m talking about more than development issues. They should look at all municipal services. Most candidates avoided the A-word during their ...

  • Too many drunks on the road

    There has been plenty of focus in recent weeks on distracted driving. Much of that has to do with texting and driving, or using cellphones while ...

  • Empty words in the face of war

    I woke up, turned on the radio and wanted to go to war. The British parliament had just voted by a comfortable margin not to take military action ...

  • For those who whistle while they work

    I watched her more than I should have. I could not get over the fact that this woman, on her feet in almost unbearable heat, was humming away to ...

  • For those who whistle while they work

    I watched her more than I should have. I could not get over the fact that this woman, on her feet in almost unbearable heat, was humming away to ...

  • Suppressing information

    We live in an age of mass information. Many of us check Facebook and Twitter before we even have our first coffee. But as someone who has been ...

  • Tourists give N.L. two thumbs up

    The tourism ads dazzle. They show things we often take for granted: icebergs, whales, majestic mountain gorges. And who can resist kids playing ...

  • Thanks for the memories

    It may be a little early to be thinking about ice skating, but I am. I’ll blame it on Regatta Day. I didn’t get to lakeside this week but all the ...