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

  • Why our weather is run AMOC

    That’s not to say we won’t still get nice weather in coming years. Don’t forget how tropical July was in the past two summers. It will no doubt ...

  • Why are those birds so angry, anyway?

    I learned that the hard way this weekend, when I got out my Twitter box and challenged the logic of a local video game marathon to raise funds ...

  • Meech Lake revisited: did it really die?

    I wouldn’t have know Meech Lake was fit to eat until I actually swam in it in the early 1990s. That was a year or so after the Meech Lake Accord ...

  • When consultants get too comfortable

    Lorimer described how in the spring of that year, he discovered a couple of curious anomalies which he took to be security breaches. His ...

  • A wild week in world news

    On the weekend, news surfaced that the federal Fisheries Department is pondering whether to market seal penises to Asian consumers again. They ...

  • The unique challenges of partial blindness

    And every time, I say no.The CNIB gave me a cane seven years ago, when my eyesight first started deteriorating. Considering the fact that I never ...

  • My totally expert opinion on Muslims

    To be honest, I didn’t realize anyone was keeping track. Apparently there is a secret organization in the U.S. — let’s call it the Geller ...

  • Don’t use rights to encourage discrimination

    But this new “religious rights” movement has me bothered.I’d be all for it, if it wasn’t for the fact it’s a cynical attempt to sneak in through ...

  • Cigarettes calm nerves; they also kill you

    I picked them up last month in Havana, and I enjoyed one or two while I was there, too.I quit smoking almost 25 years ago. And it hadn’t really ...

  • Listen to the rich: don’t vote NDP

    This idea is pure folly. One only need look at the anti-democratic lengths corporations will go to when they don’t get their way.In Alberta, the ...