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

  • We must stop talking down to animals

    I have been giving some thought to releasing our dog into the wild. Not our setter, mind you; she is very old and feeble, and would likely not ...

  • We await the unveiling of the secret agenda

    In a way, I’m unguardedly happy and relieved that the Conservative Party of Canada finally forged the majority they so desperately coveted. It ...

  • Election day stream of consciousness

    I don’t know how to vote. All those debates and rallies and ads are all so confusing. I think I’ll just go with my instincts. I’ll just go around ...

  • Talking to the taxman

    A couple of decades ago, the touchy-feelie crowd came up with a new way of asking, “How are you?” In short: “Where are you on the ...

  • The great escape

    The one thing we said wouldn’t happen, happened.Within an hour of moving the dogs to our new house in the city, our 110-pound retriever bolted ...

  • So long, golden pond

    About fourteen years ago, my wife and I moved to a house overlooking a small pond in Portugal Cove. This weekend, we will move back to St. ...

  • A face in the crowd

    I am now on Facebook. I finally have “friends.”This is a big yawner to most of you, I know. The networking service has been around for a decade. ...

  • Till the day I die

    You know the ones. The ones who say they’re die-hard Liberals, their parents and grandparents were Liberal, and their spouse and children are, ...

  • Politically correct science

    There’s nothing like being trapped in a circular argument. Which came first, the chicken or the egg? If I say everything I say is false, is that ...

  • One course worth dropping

    I love myth-busting. There’s a certain satisfaction that comes with clearing up long-standing misconceptions, and bursting a few bubbles in the ...