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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...