20 Questions

20 Questions

Each week, The Telegram visits a person of note — or one who is surely notable — and puts to them our 20 Questions.

20 Questions with Gail Ryan

June 02, 2014 - 4 h 30

She’s only been at the helm for the past two weeks, but is seeing first-hand how the organization’s work is helping reshape people’s destinies.

“It’s probably one of the more fulfilling...

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Local 2
20 Questions with Gail Ryan

20 questions with Stan Marshall

May 26, 2014 - 4 h 35

It will be a landmark change for the company and for Marshall, whose name has become synonymous with Fortis after 35 years of service.

He has been at the helm as CEO of the company for nearly...

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Living
20 questions with Stan Marshall

20 Questions with Kim Sparkes

May 12, 2014 - 4 h 30

Her cellphone rings with the theme song from television show “Sex and the City,” and she cites Audrey Hepburn as an influential fashion icon.

She’s a director of the St. John’s Board...

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Living
20 Questions with Kim Sparkes

20 Questions with Darrin Pike

May 05, 2014 - 4 h 30

Now as the first CEO and director of education for the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (NLESD), Pike is responsible for every K-12 English-speaking student in the province. It’s...

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Living
20 Questions with Darrin Pike

20 Questions

April 28, 2014 - 4 h 31

At 84 he’s still representing certain wine brands locally, getting out to the many small liquor stores across the province and pushing his product.

One thing he doesn’t have to sell is a...

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Living
20 Questions

20 Questions with Susan Kent

April 21, 2014 - 4 h 30

You’ll most likely know Kent from “This Hour Has 22 Minutes,” but you’re probably familiar with Jerry, too, or at least someone like him.

He’s a bike-riding, sparse mustache- and shell...

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Entertainment 1
20 Questions with Susan Kent

20 Questions with Kelly White

April 14, 2014 - 4 h 30

White has been front and centre this year in the battle to raise government’s awareness about the importance of snowclearing and emergency preparedness for people with disabilities.

“This...

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Local 4
20 Questions with Kelly White

20 Questions with Ali Al Haijaa

April 06, 2014 - 22 h 26

Previously, Al Haijaa sold his food at The Sprout, a vegetarian restaurant in St. John’s, where he was once an employee.

The Telegram caught up with Al Haijaa after a busy first week of business...

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Living 2
20 Questions with Ali Al Haijaa

20 Questions with Gary Collins

March 31, 2014 - 4 h 31

He uses that research to write what he refers to as fact-based fiction and, since starting as an author, Collins has become one of the province’s most prolific.

His titles, available from...

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Living 1
20 Questions with Gary Collins

20 Questions with Junior Reid

March 24, 2014 - 4 h 30

“I looked forward to it every day.”

Reid eventually landed a job at that music store and after 18 years as an employee, he decided it was time to start his own business.

In 1991,...

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Living 5
20 Questions with Junior Reid