Profile of Brian Jones

Brian Jones is an editor at The Telegram . He has worked as a journalist and editor in St. John's, Vancouver, Calgary and Yellowknife. You can reach Brian at bjones@thetelegram.com

All articles of Brian Jones

  • Slouching toward October

    The birds won’t feast at our flower box this year, whereas in past years they have enjoyed seed treats deep into winter, long after the leaves ...

  • Crimes that take the cake

    Like a lot of people, I immediately assumed Crocker was a skeet, whose theft of a six-year-old’s birthday card and money brought skeet crime to ...

  • The slimy underside of sleazy politics

    The things are vile enough in the yard or garden — their natural habitat, as it were — but when they somehow manage to slither their slimy bodies ...

  • In defence of teachers

    That’s the optimistic conclusion. The pessimistic conclusion is that the federal Tories are merely continuing to treat the Canadian electorate, ...

  • In defence of racehorses

    Describing politics as a horse race is as common as dirt, but it’s time to turf it. Racehorses are majestic and noble creatures. Too many ...

  • Gasping at greed

    The pair’s Ponzi-scheme plot milked between $200 million and $400 million from about 2,400 investors, according to Crown prosecutors quoted by ...

  • Food fishery needs revamping

    It’s due to the wretched weather, of course. Wind, rain and cold have a way of encouraging most boats to stay tied to the wharf.At least this ...

  • He wore it well, but he feels he’s being used

    By all reports, his concert last Saturday night was pretty good, too.But it was his donning of a sealskin coat in a clothing store that got ...

  • A bad week for power mongers

    The past week has been a veritable Triple Crown of bad news for the province’s power mongers.Last Friday, the Muskrat Falls project oversight ...

  • Ches Crosbie’s candidacy conundrum

    Mind you, Crosbie apparently specializes in class-action lawsuits, so it’s difficult to imagine how he would approach a case with only one ...