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 need to get out more

    These days, my wife has to drag me kicking and screaming to live shows. Part of my reluctance stems from poor vision: even if I sit in front, I ...

  • Helping the disabled should come naturally

    But the fuzziness got worse, and started to affect both eyes. Within a few months, I was having trouble reading, making out signs and seeing ...

  • The problem is not Muslims, it’s bigotry

    It is a world rife with hate and insult, full of anonymous trolls who have nothing better to do but lash out at everything they see online.Last ...

  • Candidate’s future goes down the drain

    It can happen anywhere. Driving along the highway, waiting for a class to end, scanning the sidewalk displays — all activities become secondary ...

  • False bias

    That’s about as far as you can get these days when it comes to arguing about Stephen Harper. The facts don’t matter. Perceived bias does.The ...

  • Bullfighting still reigns in (most of) Spain

    A man from a neighbouring town was using his smartphone Sunday to film the annual running of the bulls when one came up behind him and gored him ...

  • Flirtation vs. harassment

    Think of it: how many feel-good comedies have these sorts of scenes in them? A shy feller springs a bouquet of flowers on an unsuspecting love ...

  • We could all use a daily dose of ‘The Daily Show’

    A little diamond in the rough, and so in-bred that if you weren’t following the state of our neighbouring nation, you wouldn’t get the jokes. It ...

  • Here’s a thought: let’s leave the Senate alone

    The Senate itself has not outlived its usefulness. It’s not an unnecessary appendage, a bastion of patronage and entitlement, an expensive ...

  • Why our weather is run AMOC

    That’s not to say we won’t still get nice weather in coming years. Don’t forget how tropical July was in the past two summers. It will no doubt ...