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

  • Tunnel vision

    When I look at the proposed Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project, I sometimes think about wrongful conviction cases.The analogy is not a stretch. ...

  • They are bikers, hear them roar

    When it comes to the loud motorcycle debate, I have seen so many red herrings floating around this week that I’m thinking of opening a specialty ...

  • Lament for a dead princess

    I dread dog stories. I don’t mean I hate dogs, or reading about them, but I always get the feeling dog stories annoy a lot of people. Must we ...

  • Turmel turmoil a tempest in a teapot

    Break out the tar and feathers. Nycole Turmel is a separatist.Well, not exactly a separatist. But she was a member of separatist parties in ...

  • I’m still mad as hell

    “If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face — forever.” — George Orwell, “Nineteen-eighty-four”Physical ...

  • Conversion therapy: a delicate sort of gay bashing

    Imagine you’re diagnosed with schizophrenia. Your life is consumed with feelings of fear and paranoia, brought on by imaginary voices. You are ...

  • I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore

    Someone once described the difference between an American and an Irishman as follows: an American and an Irishman walk by a mansion. The ...

  • When words were words, and acronyms knew their place

    Rhonda, a hairstylist, notes that the Back Street Boys and New Kids on the Block have joined forces. Their new group abbreviation is NKOTBSB, ...

  • Eastern Health thinks in mysterious ways

    If Vancouver can set up a facility where drug addicts can safely break the law, surely a handful of smokers should be able to sneak out ...

  • Senate reform? Expect some fireworks

    In 1992, anyone foolhardy enough to utter the words “constitutional change” would have risked a trip to a mental health facility for observation. ...