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

  • I'm a Newfoundlander, luh

    My friend Russell is a smart fellow. He writes two columns in The Telegram every week, as well as most of the editorials. He's been working in ...

  • The origin of speciousness

    The Globe and Mail raised the alarm last week about Canada's minister of Science and Technology, Gary Goodyear. "Science minister won't confirm ...

  • All at sea

    When you're lost for words, it often helps to borrow someone else's. Amid the inevitable questions about gearboxes and response times, a simple ...

  • Missive from Toronto

    It's a grey, foggy day on the Pickering platform. A handful of passengers - students, mostly - await the 5 o'clock westbound. A few yards beyond ...

  • Parents pay price of vaccine myths

    Imagine this headline: "Supreme Court rules global warming is real." It seems almost funny to think a court would rule on something that should ...

  • Cut from the same cloth

    Two men, both carrying the burdens of their countries on their worthy shoulders, had warm greetings for each other in wintry Ottawa Thursday. ...

  • The interfering premier

    What will the legacy of our current premier be? Is it, perchance, too early to tell? Must all the chickens hatch first? Must all the skeletons be ...

  • An affair not to remember

    Yes, Robert Ghiz may have jumped into bed with Danny Williams, but it was only a one-night stand. They must be feeling pretty weird about it now. ...

  • Equalize this

    The equalization debates of the past few years seem to be heading along a similar path as the constitutional crises of the 1980s. They are both ...

  • Overheard at St. John's City Hall

    "I call this meeting to order." xxxxxx "Aye." "No one's made a motion yet, councillor." "Sorry." "Motion to accept last week's minutes." "Aye." ...