Profile of Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is The Telegram's Commentary Editor. You can reach Peter at pjackson@thetelegram.com

All articles of Peter Jackson

  • Looking for cold relief? Stick to the tried and true

    The claim was that it relieved your headache — the one you probably got from watching this annoying television ad once too often.If you tried it, ...

  • Trail fail: the Grand Concourse robbery

    It’s ironic Coun. Jonathan Galgay has been looking for a way out of an agreement reached long ago with the province. Why? Because both Galgay and ...

  • There will never be another David Bowie

    I grew up in a reasonably liberal household at the tail end of an era when rock music was still seen by our elders as the spawn of Satan. They ...

  • Let’s keep an open mind about refugees

    On the morning of Dec. 10, police in Mississauga were called to the home of a man who said he had just killed his daughter. Sixteen-year-old Aqsa ...

  • Best and worst of Christmas music

    They’re having a good time, meandering through shopping malls, whistling seasonal motifs. Why invite poison into their yuletide reverie?Well, ...

  • Arts are not a luxury; they are our lifeblood

    “It is my understanding — and when I heard this, I could not believe what I was hearing — that a grant was given to a cellist to go to Toronto to ...

  • Donald Trump: the wizard of id

    But it is the second half of his mantra that best reveals what is going on in his head.“Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete ...

  • Take that child to a doctor

    Regular readers — hi Mom! — know by now that science and medicine are among my main interests. In particular, I get pretty worked up when I hear ...

  • I’ll do yoga, but I won’t wear yoga pants

    I don’t mean in its strict definition, as in one culture adopting the customs and styles of another — which has been happening since the dawn of ...

  • The science of deception

    I remember interviewing Ranjit Kumar Chandra in my early days reporting for The Telegram. He was a friendly fellow, accessible and always willing ...