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

  • 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 ...

  • Hurray, a loan … but no investors

    Her spending habits as premier would be disastrous if applied to personal finances. But I could be wrong. Perhaps the premier has, in fact, ...

  • Not-so-sweet ‘Sixteen’

    Liberal Leader Dwight Ball asked Davis when he had received child and youth advocate Carol Chafe’s report about a 16-year-old boy who in November ...

  • Cows versus seals

    Occasionally, the levity in the You Couldn’t Make This Stuff Up Department turns serious, in such items as the one about the hunter who used a ...

  • Positively preposterous politics

    Banal pronouncements by politicians about being positive and staying positive have influenced public discourse for too long. It’s time to swat ...

  • Prosperity on parade

    The same week that a killer typhoon slams into the Philippines, news comes out of New York that a new record price has been paid for a ...

  • Waltzing around terrible truths

    But most objectionable are the half-truths, dishonesty, lies, clichés and euphemisms that arise every November.Next year will mark the 100th ...

  • NDP should give Kirby and Mitchelmore the boot

    It’s been almost two weeks since the caucus launched its inept coup against NDP Leader Lorraine Michael, and there have been absolutely no ...

  • NDPers prove they can be arrogant and obnoxious, too

    Fortunately, the only blood spilled is coming from devout NDP supporters banging their heads against a wall and wailing, “What … were … they … ...