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

  • Cleanup bills? No problem — become insolvent

    Even those who strongly supported Danny Williams’ tenure as premier have to admit that on at least one or two occasions, he perhaps failed to ...

  • Dear Quebec: kindly mind your own business

    Newfoundlanders are a bunch of whiners. But we’re certainly not the only ones — or even the worst ones. Quebec’s Pauline Marois truly excels in ...

  • Natural gas: viable alternative or pipe dream?

    Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve complained about arguments and tactics forwarded by Muskrat Falls critics. It would be reasonable for someone ...

  • Power enough for everyone — even Quebec

    In papers submitted to media, the anti-Muskrat Falls company 2041 Group warns that a key question about water rights on the Churchill River has ...

  • Power contracts and power plays

    I keep coming back to a word, and that word is vexatious. It’s a common legal term, and one that rose to prominence in the uproar over Bill 29, ...

  • There’s nothing tender about this trap

    I was going to follow up on Muskrat Falls and water management agreements today. But I’m still trying to dig up some information.Besides, I ...

  • Muskrat critics are hard on the ears

    I won’t go as far as to say I’m leaning towards supporting the Muskrat Falls project. But I will say I’m becoming more annoyed with the ...

  • The return of the giant genitalia

    Every few years, someone revisits the controversy over the big vagina on the wall. The topic was broached most recently by Geoff Meeker in his ...

  • Is it really another giveaway?

    Why are we always giving stuff away? I mean, that’s what we’re doing, right? Giving it away? Every few days, the clarion call goes out, in the ...

  • The bully in the mirror

    There will always be bullies. There, I’ve said it. Let the outrage begin. “How dare you!” scream the experts and the ...