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

  • What’s Harper up to now? Don’t ask

    Until now, the prime minister’s line has been that his former chief of staff resigned when it was revealed he wrote a personal cheque to Sen. ...

  • ‘Uh, oh! Spaghettios’

    Well, on the issue of food, at least.I love food. It’s written all over my gut. I’ve let myself go, and I’m not proud of it. One of these months, ...

  • The Innu plight: time for frank talk

    I have written many times on native affairs in this country, particularly the miserable existence of many Innu living in Labrador.I do not, ...

  • In my day, sonny, kids were smarter

    Every other fall, armchair critics such as yours truly will inevitably lean forward on their faded leather cushions and expostulate against the ...

  • How the Russian government sees the world

    Britain is such a small island. Smaller than our smallest aircraft carrier. They can't drink vodka without falling down! They drink beer. And ...

  • Some words are always offensive

    I’m a great believer in the notion that sticks and stones can, indeed, inflict much more damage than mere epithets.Certainly when you work in ...

  • Texting and driving? Can’t condemn it enough

    Why are you covering X when you should be covering Y? Why did you waste space with a photograph of a dog on a horse when you could have shown the ...

  • How to keep kids from straying into politics

    Across Canada, educators and parents are speaking out against a troubling trend. They’re tired of the media circus over minor irritants like ...

  • A sombre trek down the Cape Shore

    It is the middle of the summer, and Placentia is shrouded in … in what?Mist? Yes, there is tangible moisture in the air. It comes and goes.Fog? ...

  • Enjoy the Regatta! Or don’t

    After a quick check of our electronic archives, it would appear I have yet, in over a decade of columnizing, to write anything about the Royal ...