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

  • 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 ...

  • Let them eat cold fishcakes

    As last week’s rolling blackouts and then outright power outages sent shock waves — so to speak — through a cold and darkened populace, it became ...

  • A bit of snow isn’t a storm

    We had the whitest Christmas in years in 2013. Aside from the beauty of it all, the snow caused a fair amount of extra work shovelling and ...

  • The economics of animal cruelty

    When I brought the idea up, it was vetoed by Older Boy, who stated categorically that we should not, and would not, have more than six chickens ...

  • This holiday season, please give to the deserving rich

    Dec. 25 and the few days leading up to it used to be about peace, love and goodwill on Earth, and a few gifts. But “Merry Christmas” has been ...