Profile of Russell Wangersky

Sometimes there's more to news than what catches the eye. Russell Wangersky, the Editor of The Telegram , reports on the seen and unseen each Tuesday and Saturday in his column. You can reach Russell at rwanger@thetelegram.com

All articles of Russell Wangersky

  • Summer slips away

    There was heavy dew on the car this morning, and driving up over the spine of the peninsula under the Ring Road, there was suddenly the smell of ...

  • A week that changed our world: Work of a different kind

    In Halifax, the indigent man — nicknamed “Old Moldy” by university staff — who would not miss a public lecture on any subject, from physics to ...

  • Humans vs. the machine

    Here’s a short snippet from the SeafoodNews.com summary from Aug. 21. (SeafoodNews.com comes from Massachusetts, where its editor and publisher ...

  • He fought the law and the law won

    In 2010, the province changed the act to let police officers pull cars over for no reason and ask drivers if they had been drinking — it was a ...

  • When only memories remain

    But I am at the age where the occasional person I know winks out, and at the age where many people I know are seeing their parents age and die; ...

  • Crossing paths

    But first, to back up a bit. After last week’s rains, the barrens bogs are alive again; alive with seeping, running water, alive with new ...

  • War is not glorious

    And already, the tone is shifting in just the sort of way that created that war in the first place.Instead of remembering the abject misery and ...

  • Warning: your phone calls may be monitored

    A little window into the world of something known as a “tower dump” opened in an Ontario court last month. Judge John Sproat of the Ontario ...

  • Between a brook and a hard place

    Sometimes, when the water’s really high, a larger falls forms right over the centre of the pool and you can climb in behind it, a curtain of ...

  • Airports: modern-day temples, paid for by you

    What do we have?Well, perhaps in Canada, we have our airports.I wonder if the World Parkway in St. John’s is what the Canadian government had in ...