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

  • Why I've gone off 'Republic of Doyle'

    If there's one truth that has withstood the test of time - and the varying demands of societal mores - it is that sex sells. That shiny car ...

  • Unidentified pie-ing objects

    The so-called "silly season" seems to have arrived early. In the news-starved haze of midsummer, the media often resort to offbeat yarns to fill ...

  • Random notes

    Former U.S. presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have joined forces to help raise funds for earthquake-ravaged Haiti. They say they ...

  • Staying on the meds

    "He's off his meds." How many times have you heard, or uttered, those words in a cavalier manner? To describe a friend who's said something ...

  • Democracy at a whim

    Every now and then, you come across something that makes you say, "Darn, I wish I'd written that." And then there are times you say - for ...

  • Don't lose sight of the goal

    "No time for indecision We got to make a move I hope that we're forgiven For what we gotta do ..." - Neil Young, "Let's Roll" In the past ...

  • Grenfell set on new course

    It was one of those surreal ann-ouncements: in order to "assist the growth and independence" of Sir Wilfred Grenfell, the college will be renamed ...

  • House of Woolen Santas

    CBC Radio's Morning Show used to air a narration of Kevin Major's "House of Wooden Santas" in the days leading up to Christmas. The daily segment ...

  • Positively outrageous

    Last week, I was surfing through audiobooks at the online iTunes store and came across a new book by American author and straight-shooter Barbara ...

  • Another kick at the can

    The story of hydroelectric power generation in Labrador is a long and complicated one. But in the end, one simple fact remains: Quebec was handed ...