Profile of Pam Frampton

Pam Frampton is a columnist and the associate managing editor of The Telegram. She has a BA (Honours) in English Literature from Memorial University of Newfoundland and has worked as a journalist for more than 20 years. Originally from Trinity Bay, she lives in St. John’s. She is also chair of The Telegram’s literary prize committee, which oversees The Cuffer Prize.

All articles of Pam Frampton

  • Life and death

    My parents and the church both instilled the notion that death would arrive at a time of God’s choosing; that we had no input into when our end ...

  • Open and closed

    Last year, when Halifax was considering ways of making more information available to the public, the regional municipality launched a pilot ...

  • Goodnight, sweet dreams

    And now, I not only know what it means and where it came from, but how it feels.Last week, my husband and I had to make the difficult decision to ...

  • Study shows seniors’ heavy reliance on drugs

    The report, released Thursday by the non-profit Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI), uses 2012 data from the public drug programs of ...

  • Coming out of the fog

    For the past eight years, Vicki Dyer has been the program director of the dementia ward at Lakewood, a continuing care centre in Waterville, Me., ...

  • Uncomfortably numb

    Very disturbed patients were often kept in small, stark rooms like prison cells, with a slot in the door for the food tray to be slid through. ...

  • Poisoned politics

    In this province, there’s plenty of interest in politics — anyone who follows Twitter can attest to that — and it often generates intelligent and ...

  • Bunker mentality

    It’s a message that Natural Resources Minister Derrick Dalley has also been known to parrot.What neither would acknowledge — but which both well ...

  • Opening up

    Bill 29? Now open to review and revision.Muskrat Falls? By all means — let’s keep a closer eye on our spending.Justice cuts? Perhaps we were a ...

  • Point. Click. Vote.

    St. John’s city council is finally asking the provincial government to consider allowing online voting.As city clerk Neil Martin explained this ...