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

  • 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 ...

  • Don’t take financial advice from Jerome Kennedy

    If, perchance, you bump into Finance Minister Jerome Kennedy and he offers you financial advice about your spending and saving habits, don’t take ...

  • Bad drivers cause roadway wreckage

    This scene is probably familiar to most St. John’s motorists: you’re on your way to work (or, alternatively, on your way home from work) and come ...

  • Time is fleeting, government takes its toll

    Newfoundland politicians are lucky. It takes a long time for them to be loathed by the electorate.Premier Kathy Dunderdale and her government ...

  • You can’t say that

    Before any Canadian goes into apoplectic hysterics about child pornography, they should read about the St. John’s case of Scott Curtis.Curtis was ...

  • Rich land, poor land

    Pity the poor historians. Before some of them are even born, they’re loaded down with assignments.This is mostly due to politicians, who have a ...