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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...