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

  • 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 ...

  • Global warming: one skeptic’s conversion

    I think we’re long overdue for a global warming checkup. The topic has pretty well fallen off the radar in the past couple of years, but climate ...

  • Do no harm, but do something

    Just to be clear, I am a stooge for Big Pharma. I have been bought. They throw wads of cash my way, disguised as grants and consultancy fees.I am ...

  • The last days of Katherine the Great

    As the winter of 2011 approached, the people grew restless. The fish were gone, fuel was scarce and the muffin lines were growing longer. Tribes ...

  • Promises? What promises?

    In anticipation of the return of the Kathy Dunderdale crew to the bridge of the USS Newfoundlabrador, I decided to take another scan through the ...

  • Abortion fight ignores the bigger picture

    The Reform Party may be securely ensconced in the national Conservative Party of Canada, but the former party’s proclivity for loose-cannon ...

  • Dimon in the rough: the face of intransigence

    My paltry RRSPs are moving in the wrong direction again. The world is three years out of the great meltdown of 2008. Yet, despite what many fear ...