Profile of Peter Jackson

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

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  • That old Christmas card

    Top 10 excuses for posing in front of the words “Lest we forget” for a Christmas card: • 10. Came down to a toss-up between that and “We are the ...

  • More on muddied messages

    I don’t like corporate philanthropy. I’m particularly down on those that fund health initiatives — especially children’s health.At least, that’s ...

  • Sending the wrong message

    Is there anything more sad than a new addition to a children’s hospital being named after a fried chicken magnate?The Janeway Children’s Hospital ...

  • Names will never hurt me

    The day I was born, my father popped out to pick up some cigars. When he entered the store, he was greeted by a display for a new brand of ...

  • Going to the gutter

    Has politics become too negative in this province? Danny Williams thinks it has, and he blames the media. But as a number of observers have ...

  • Coyne flips

    In Andrew Coyne’s world, prime ministers talk, but premiers “squawk.”Coyne is the epitome of centralist smug. As a political pundit for Maclean’s ...

  • Scaredy dog

    OK, first things first. Halloween and Mardi Gras are TWO DIFFERENT THINGS! One happens in October, the other in March (or thereabouts).If you see ...

  • Remembering the parkway vigil

    This past Sunday marked the 30th anniversary of the Parkway Protest at Memorial University.On the morning of Oct. 17, 1980, a student named Judy ...

  • Where we’re to

    Do we still live in Newfoundland and Labrador?I fired off an email to the premier’s office and a spokesperson confirmed what I already knew.This ...

  • Thin line between love and hate

    In the halcyon days of 1969 (halcyon, at least, in the drug-soaked minds of the time), John Lennon and Yoko Ono had a meeting with Prime Minister ...