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

  • 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 ...

  •  ‘Ray day’ pays tribute to Ray Guy

    Newfoundlanders (and Labradorians) could sure use him now. Imagine the fun he would have had — and his readers would have had — with the ...

  • McCurdy hopes to surf ‘orange wave’

    NDP Leader Earle McCurdy must certainly hope so. It is tempting to be skeptical about such an outlandish possibility, but if conservative ...

  • You haven’t come a long way, babe

    The caption or voiceover could intone, “Newfoundland and Labrador … find yourself, if you’re a woman, toiling in a 19th-century culture.”This ...

  • ‘Nothing to see here folks …’

    His boss, Paul Davis — current premier and former RNC blabberjockey — agrees, and refused to answer questions Wednesday in the House of Assembly ...