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

  • 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 ...

  • Retired teachers fill a hole

    One of the main headlines arising from the provincial auditor general’s report released two weeks ago has been the revelation that hundreds of ...

  • Actions speak louder than words

    The editorial on page A6 of today’s Telegram addresses a report on the province’s access to information law by John Cummings. Cummings, a former ...

  • The Metrobus stigma

    Dug deep down in my pocketsTo try and find some coin,But much to my chagrinAll I found was my groin.— Shuffle Demons, “Spadina Bus”Has this ever ...

  • How much for the sugar water?

    Last week, CBC-TV’s “Marketplace” aired a program called “Homeopathy: Cure or Con?” There was little doubt about the answer to that ...

  • That’s for us to know, and for you not to find out

    There’s the booby prize, and then there’s the bottom of the barrel.When it comes to openness, it looks like Newfoundland is in the latter ...

  • A serious look at humour

    The problem with political correctness is it’s not funny.That’s the main concern among many of those who protest any incursion on their right to ...

  • Driven out for Christmas

    A friend was supposed to be in Morocco for Christmas. He didn’t make it, of course. The chaos at weather-beaten airports in Europe foiled his ...