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

  • My excellent adventure with U.S. Customs

    I came back from holidays last week to discover I could be making comparable money slinging coffee at the hospital.I wouldn’t have this treasured ...

  • Putting medical research to the test

    There is evidence to suggest that cancer screening is nowhere near as effective as the public is led to believe. Meanwhile, MS patients have been ...

  • Don't let the music die

    “Rock journalism is people who can’t write interviewing people who can’t talk for people who can’t read.”— Frank ZappaWith apologies to Joni ...

  • The new invaders

    I had always assumed Mexico’s history centred around struggles against Spanish overlords and American interlopers.But a friend informed me ...

  • Get on the omnibus — or else

    “Everything is not black and white anymore. The budget is not the budget.” — Loyola Hearn, May 2005 Loyola Hearn was in a tight spot. The ...

  • Stompin’ at the Savoy

    Does privilege improve the performance of politicians? Do they function better not having to worry about that expensive second brandy, or the ...

  • Will lawsuits spell the end of homeopathy?

    I’m embarrassed to admit that World Homeopathy Awareness Week, April 10-16, somehow escaped my notice. Because if there’s anything I’m dedicated ...

  • Cute behind glass — not so in the flesh

    Walking up Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, you hit the southeast corner of Central Park at 59th Street. In July, it’s usually hot and sticky. Exhaust ...

  • Just answer the questions

    If the PUB was the jury in a criminal trial, you might say it just delivered a nullification verdict.Basically, it did a bunch of things it ...

  • You can’t do an air search without aircraft

    CBC-TV’s “The Fifth Estate” aired its much anticipated documentary on the death of Burton Winters Friday. The Labrador teen froze to death on the ...