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

  • A thirst for obedience

    It would be crass, although intuitively correct, to say outright that anyone foolish enough to pay to see The Eagles deserves whatever ...

  • Aiming for something better

    Maybe I hang around with the wrong sort of crowd, but I’ve yet to hear a parent proudly proclaim that their child plans to go into politics.There ...

  • Calgary’s culture of defeat

    A deluge of hypocrisy has gushed out of Calgary and surrounding areas lately.Floodwaters and their aftermath have put the region in national ...

  • Grave situations

    Archeologists and astronomers made headlines this week, which doesn’t happen enough, unfortunately. What they have to say is infinitely more ...

  • Do your part — go deeper in debt

    If only Charles Dickens could see us now. The debtors’ prisons he despised are long gone — and it’s a good thing, because if the law still ...

  • Love can fizzle, in politics as in life

    Think back to one of your worst “I don’t like you anymore” moments. Everybody’s got one. Maybe more.You look into those lovely eyes and ...

  • Poverty-producing petroleum

    It’s tough to have oil these days. When you’ve got money, everybody wants a bit of it.Tory politicians in Alberta have apparently opted for the ...

  • Balderdash

    Here is one of those tales typical of Newfoundland (and possibly Labrador), which would be only borderline believable if you didn't see it ...

  • Ray Guy was the best

    Ray Guy was my favourite columnist ever. His columns were the best, by anyone, anywhere. For the past decade, Guy wrote a monthly column for The ...

  • Danny Williams’ woes are instructive

    Danny Williams doesn’t do anything small. No Major Junior A hockey team for him. He goes pro, or he goes home. And speaking of homes, even when ...