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

  • Get out of debt … sell your house

    People are apparently packing and making tracks toward Ontario or British Columbia — bypassing Alberta for the time being.But another explanation ...

  • Dealing with the downturn: Alberta vs. N.L.

    Some accused me of crass name-calling, an admittedly obnoxious tactic that seldom, if ever, sneaks into my usually sophisticated and compelling ...

  • Joint injustice finally burning out

    This week a Federal Court judge in Vancouver ruled in favour of medical marijuana users, saying they should be allowed to grow their own pot, and ...

  • Liberal promises weren’t really promises

    Showing contempt and disregard for the electorate is a requirement of Newfoundland (and Labrador) governance, and Premier Dwight Ball and his ...

  • Going to war, but not going to war

    In the days of East-West détente, if you were worried about the future of humanity and the safety of civilization, you could join the ...

  • Justice denied for Don Dunphy

    Today marks exactly 10 months since Dunphy was shot on Easter Sunday 2015, after answering his door in Mitchell’s Brook and finding a cop who ...

  • Do as he says, not as he does

    It was disproven yet again this week when Mayor Dennis O’Keefe called upon someone else to resign. Not only that, but His Worship declared the ...

  • Never mind debt, keep spending

    Oh sure, they whine and wail about the government’s woeful deficit and beg for public input (public input: a method by which a prisoner is ...

  • Sex-doll case hard to figure

    If you Google “sex doll,” you could become a child-pornography suspect, because you might have broken the Criminal Code of Canada’s S. 163.1, ...

  • Political definitions for a new era

    Premier: the person whose task is to constantly tell Newfoundlanders (and Labradorians) how bad things are. Voter: someone who marks an X on a ...