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

  • You smoke, you gasp, you sue

    Long, long ago, in a courtroom far, far away … somebody decided it would be a good idea to sue the big tobacco companies to recoup money ...

  • Getting what you vote for

    And then you remember … oh yeah, millions of people voted for him.Well, not for him personally, because under the Canadian version of democracy, ...

  • Canada: a country too big to truly know

    An overwhelming majority of Other Canadians — i.e., those who aren’t from or live in Newfoundrador — do not know that the term “the Rock” is ...

  •  ‘Ray day’ pays tribute to Ray Guy

    Newfoundlanders (and Labradorians) could sure use him now. Imagine the fun he would have had — and his readers would have had — with the ...

  • McCurdy hopes to surf ‘orange wave’

    NDP Leader Earle McCurdy must certainly hope so. It is tempting to be skeptical about such an outlandish possibility, but if conservative ...

  • You haven’t come a long way, babe

    The caption or voiceover could intone, “Newfoundland and Labrador … find yourself, if you’re a woman, toiling in a 19th-century culture.”This ...

  • ‘Nothing to see here folks …’

    His boss, Paul Davis — current premier and former RNC blabberjockey — agrees, and refused to answer questions Wednesday in the House of Assembly ...

  • Officer’s message is self-justification

    The officer, despite being a professional entrusted with a gun and the authority to use lethal force, apparently doesn’t understand the tenets of ...

  • Police silence shows contempt for public, Dunphy

    After Don Dunphy was killed in his home in Mitchell’s Brook, the RNC, RCMP and premier’s office should have revealed details of the tragic event ...

  • Paying for government’s mistakes

    Many probably booked tickets immediately to fly home to deal with the crisis.With the province facing a billion-dollar deficit and five years of ...