Profile of Tony Collins

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  • Politics: the grand disillusion

    And with a provincial election in the offing, and a Progressive Conservative government seemingly hell-bent on self-destruction, you can expect ...

  • The politics of public bathrooms

    Now this in itself is nothing new. Unisex “family restrooms” offering various amenities for the disabled, parents with infants and so on, have ...

  • Puppy etiquette

    More recently, however, disgruntled Gander residents have come up with another stock question by way of expressing their frustration and ...

  • Profiling a moose-hunting warrior

    dly on the other side of the bed.Then he padded silently into the bathroom and began applying alternating layers of hand-mixed camouflage paint ...

  • I want what they’re having

    References to tropical destinations, all-inclusive resorts and Mediterranean cruises abound, as do casual comments on the latest weather in ...

  • No flies on me

    Now normally this wouldn’t have presented too much of a problem since I posses a veritable arsenal of weapons specifically designed to dispatch ...

  • One of life’s great dilemmas — solved

    I am speaking, of course, of shoelaces, that essential piece of technology without which we’d be constantly dragging our feet and leaving our ...

  • Muskrat Falls is a go — get over it

    These are the perennial wet blankets and gloomy-guts who have spent every waking hour for what seems like an eternity coming up with every ...

  • Bad for business

    In June, the federal government, at the urging and with the connivance of the unions, officially gutted the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. In ...

  • My conversion to the dark side of coffee

    It’s even more embarrassing, though, having to admit — to yourself and the world — that you may not have been entirely correct in what you ...