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

  • 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 ...

  • Bad driver + bad driver = accident

    The police are overly polite. RNC and RCMP news releases might say they “suspect” speed or alcohol or “inattentive” driving was involved, but ...

  • A giveaway by any other name

    Premier Paul Davis and his doomed Tories are so careful with taxpayers’ money that they’ll demand hundreds of public-service retirees to pay back ...

  • The worst premier we’ve yet to have

    The waiting must be irking him. After all, he has known — as everybody has known — for about a year that he will be the next premier. With that ...

  • You smoke, you gasp, you sue

    Long, long ago, in a courtroom far, far away … somebody decided it would be a good idea to sue the big tobacco companies to recoup money ...

  • Getting what you vote for

    And then you remember … oh yeah, millions of people voted for him.Well, not for him personally, because under the Canadian version of democracy, ...

  • Canada: a country too big to truly know

    An overwhelming majority of Other Canadians — i.e., those who aren’t from or live in Newfoundrador — do not know that the term “the Rock” is ...