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

  • Put a hook on the line, not your life

    We did a lot more fishing than in previous years. Some days we went out twice. Every time, without exception, we saw people in boats not wearing ...

  • No blame here, just manipulation

    The Upper Churchill power contract with Hydro-Québec is the biggest sinkhole of Newfoundland nationalism and taxpayers’ money.Even news last week ...

  • Love your children, don’t condemn them to perpetual war

    Well, no, but I didn’t reply to my friendly correspondent, because doing so would merely reinforce his/her prejudice that it matters whether a ...

  • Poor wages you will always have with you

    I don’t know what $800 million looks like, or how bulky it would feel in my pocket. Anyone who hasn’t won a record-setting lottery can only ...

  • Harbour Grace is latest victim of rampant greed

    To use a timely sporting analogy, the working class and middle class are Brazil, and the moneyed classes are Germany. In the class war, as in ...

  • Tory B team takes field after A team yanked

    Anyone who is paying attention to provincial politics rather than renovating the cabin, cooling off in the nearest pond or driving around looking ...

  • Iceberg porn proves popular

    We got lucky. A guy pulled out just as we pulled up. Hiking down the path and stairs for a close-up view of the fabulous floaters, Younger Boy ...

  • Tories’ comedy of errors no longer funny

    Take Stephen Harper, the “economist” prime minister who is not, was not and has never been an economist. Thankfully, the news-consuming public no ...

  • Bullies on parade

    News reports this week revealed that bullies in Westport — population 200; IQ considerably less — are having a veritable field day, targeting the ...

  • Another brick not in the wall

    Homeowners who have been given the runaround by a contractor — “We’ll be there next week to finish the job,” they told you a month ago — can take ...