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

  • Lesson learned, now for the next step

    The sordid legacy of residential schools has left a lasting scar on the relationship between native populations and the rest of us who — fairly ...

  • Beyond the grief, a gesture of giving

    In Tuesday’s Telegram, Barb Sweet reported on the fact that 25 people in this province received life-changing kidney or liver transplants, thanks ...

  • St. Christopher sticks it to Christmas

    I notice Christopher Hitchens is dead. By that, I don’t mean he has “passed on” or “crossed the bar” or “gone to meet his maker.” I mean, where ...

  • Christmas stories, new and revised

    Warning: Reading this column will take two minutes of your time that you will never get back.Rudolph the red-nosed reindeerRudolph the red-nosed ...

  • Eyes without a face

    Not to trivialize the issue with a choice double entendre, but the decision to ban veils at citizenship ceremonies is really only window dressing ...

  • Lies and the lying liars who tell them

    I cannot tell a lie. The title of this column is stolen from U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s book about the Republican Party and its unofficial media ...

  • Zen and the art of surfboard deliverance

    Several years ago, a choir I sang with attended a little social event in a church basement along with a visiting group from Brazil. We had some ...

  • Do your best, Scouts Canada

    Few criminal cases are more sickening than unreported child sexual abuse.The most high-profile of these has been abuse at the hands of Catholic ...

  • Excuse me, is this street occupied?

    Thanks be to God. Those dirty, urinating, lazy, misguided vagabonds have finally been kicked out of Zuccotti Park. (That is, unless they've moved ...

  • Let’s get serious about jokes

    It’s a knee-jerk response, mostly. A public figure makes an off-colour remark and everyone jumps aboard him or her. Special interest groups ...