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

  • 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 ...

  • EI, EI, owe

    From the Let Me Get This Straight Department comes news that intransigent Premier Kathy Dunderdale wants intransigent Prime Minister Stephen ...

  • Public transit steals your time

    You can’t tell some people anything. “Don’t go out on those rocks,” you’ll say. And guess what they do?“Don’t stand behind that horse,” you’ll ...

  • Facebook farce embarrasses entire province

    If Premier Kathy Dunderdale and Justice Minister Darin King are so frail and gormless that they feel threatened by a few smartass comments made ...

  • Blunt lessons about banks and beer

    This week, breweries and banks have provided Newfoundlanders (and Labradorians) and Canadians with a few blunt lessons on the downside of ...

  • Cutting back so we can spend more

    I’ve decided to buy that truck I want. I don’t need it, and I can’t really afford it, but I’ve lusted after it long enough.I’m well aware that ...