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

  • Cops in schools won’t solve drug problems

    A while ago, Younger Boy informed us that there is a drug problem at his school.This, in a junior high.“What!” I said. “Are you having problems ...

  • Guess how much we’ll pay for power

    Add Newfoundland Power shareholders to the list of people who deserve more from life than you do.Well, that’s according to Newfoundland Power ...

  • Happy 2013 … let’s send troops

    News tends to be slow Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, and there’s not much of consequence in between, but when news does return — ...

  • Christmas with Kurt

    If anyone is keeping track of the sleazy, underhanded, self-serving, manipulative, crass and cowardly actions of the Dunderdale administration, ...

  • More nonsense from the power crowd

    If your calculator’s batteries ran low while adding up the clichés and banalities churned out by Premier Kathy Dunderdale during Monday’s Muskrat ...

  • ‘Security’ is a weak excuse to fence off the waterfront

    These days, whenever you hear the word “security” — especially when it emanates from someone holding official office — it is beneficial to let ...

  • Get the T-shirt now, while you still can

    Those who are inclined to wail that Newfoundlanders (and Labradorians) have been used, abused and downtrodden by mainlanders, foreigners and feds ...

  • Footing a bill for the cheap stuff

    From the You Couldn’t Make This Stuff Up department comes news this week that bigfoot is real.Apparently, the elusive, legendary sasquatch really ...

  • School-busing rule is miles short of logical

    Perhaps someday, in a more enlightened era, we will look back with revulsion and shame at the horror we inflicted on our children by packing them ...

  • The charge of the greed brigade

    Apparently, greed isn’t good after all.The chorus of people accusing Canadians of being greedy, careless debt-mongers just got louder. David ...