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

  • Spaghettios win the argument

    Telegram reporter Bonnie Belec’s series of stories about conditions and treatment in Hoyles-Escasoni has exposed a facility that can be described ...

  • The province’s smartest voters

    The voters of Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s have again proven themselves to be the smartest people in the province … politically speaking. The ...

  • Heritage poll is history

    Well, not everybody. In some quarters of St. John’s, they want to turn the city into Dubai-on-the-Atlantic, using oil riches to make a modern ...

  • Get out and vote … or not

    With municipal elections less than three weeks away, some people will pressure you to get out and vote. Their tactics are predictable: it is your ...

  • Accepting the absurd

    Thank goodness the tourist from Maine survived being attacked by a polar bear in northern Labrador in July. If you missed the news because you ...

  • Lawyers feel your pain

    You can’t walk down the street these days without slipping on a euphemism.Walk behind a politician or a businessman, and euphemisms spill out of ...

  • Wheels of misfortune

    There are apparently a lot more good drivers in Newfoundland (and Labrador) than previously suspected. I heard from quite a few of them after ...

  • Memo to RCMP: issue tickets, not advisories

    I’m fed up with the RCMP. I don’t want to hear any more of their public announcements advising motorists to slow down. On stormy days, I don’t ...

  • Taking the bait and paying the price

    Hungry codfish and gullible Newfoundlanders (and Labradorians) are easily hooked, the peril not apparent until it is too late.The trick is to ...

  • Saving us from ourselves

    There is hope yet. Newfoundlanders (and Labradorians), not having enough sense to save ourselves from ruination by the dead elephant that is the ...