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

  • 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 ...

  • Why are those birds so angry, anyway?

    I learned that the hard way this weekend, when I got out my Twitter box and challenged the logic of a local video game marathon to raise funds ...

  • Meech Lake revisited: did it really die?

    I wouldn’t have know Meech Lake was fit to eat until I actually swam in it in the early 1990s. That was a year or so after the Meech Lake Accord ...

  • When consultants get too comfortable

    Lorimer described how in the spring of that year, he discovered a couple of curious anomalies which he took to be security breaches. His ...

  • A wild week in world news

    On the weekend, news surfaced that the federal Fisheries Department is pondering whether to market seal penises to Asian consumers again. They ...