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

  • You have a right to remain in the dark

    The motive is to increase voter participation by making it easier for people to cast ballots. No getting wet in the rain, no fighting traffic, no ...

  • Funny way to run a government

    The announcement of an “Open Government Initiative” might be the funniest thing Newfoundlanders (and Labradorians) have heard in years. That ...

  • Turning up the heat

    Why indeed.During yet another intensely cold week, Newfoundlanders (but not Labradorians) were again told to conserve power, to limit their use ...

  • No justice on this Earth, try another

    This week, they announced the discovery of 715 more planets, bringing their total of known exoplanets — those outside the solar system — to ...

  • Be careful when you open fire

    People who have a cop fetish will undoubtedly object to “shootout” as crass sensationalism, and say “gunshot” is the proper word.Let’s settle on ...

  • Duelling rich guys

    It would also be beneficial if retired teachers would find a different hobby, but that’s an argument for another day.Rich, powerful people in ...

  • A universe unfolding as it shouldn’t

    Better days were so recent. Mere months ago, the former was in charge and the latter was ascendant. The crassness of Tories can be astonishing. ...

  • Storm? What storm?

    This week, outlandish overreaction went into overdrive when an announcer on CBC Radio reported that people would have to “contend with” three to ...

  • Dunderdale devotees deserve decimation

    And, of course, utter and thorough electoral decimation is exactly what the PCs deserve. It is what they would have got with Dunderdale still ...

  • Renewed respect for firewood

    I’ve been cursing on firewood and complaining about it for a few years now, fed up with the amount of work it takes to feed a woodstove — pile ...