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 kingdom for a kidney

    This past Christmas, I bought my wife a matching necklace and earrings. Not too extravagant, not too cheap. The chain was white gold and the ...

  • The secret is out

    I've been dying to know how those miraculous little Q-Ray bracelets work. You know the ones - they're strips of braided cable with metal knobs on ...

  • The little bracelet that couldn't

    The secret is out. I've been dying to know how those miraculous little Q-Ray bracelets work. You know the ones - they're strips of braided cable ...

  • The great isotope caper - who's at fault in controversial shortage?

    Gary Lunn, like many of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's ministers, can be a little ham-handed. It wasn't too long ago that he was all set to ...

  • Step back, take breath

    Those looking for a common theme to the year just past may find it in signs of a grassroots pushback against Islam. The tone was set in January ...

  • Seeking old-fashioned seasonal spirit

    Twas two nights before Christmas, and all through the house, Are boxes of junk that I blame on my spouse. For, given the choice to deck halls or ...

  • In the beginning ...

    PBS recently aired a "Nova" special on the famous Dover, Pa., federal case that pitted parents against each other over a school board decision to ...

  • The media and its treatment of Brian Mulroney

    Hands up all those who remember 2000 U.S. presidential candidate Al Gore saying he invented the Internet. Is your hand up? Yes? Then you'd better ...

  • Of war and poppies

    In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly ...

  • Were wrong, right?

    In the mid-1970s, my older brother purchased an album by the well-known comedy troupe Firesign Theatre. As I was barely into my teens at the ...