Profile of Russell Wangersky

Russell Wangersky is TC Media’s Atlantic Regional columnist. He can be reached at russell.wangersky@tc.tc. His column appears on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in Transcontinental’s daily papers.

All articles of Russell Wangersky

  • Spending for a rainy day

    But it touches on two things that all four Atlantic governments are going to have to deal with — if they’re not dealing with them already.First, ...

  • Selective truths

    The party’s executive director, Dustin van Vugt, sent a missive out on Nov. 13, explaining how he’d like Conservative supporters to help him ...

  • Loss and loneliness

    It’s different today, of course, but on Saturday in Old Perlican, a town of 600 people or so that’s 150 or so kilometres from St. John’s, the ...

  • Fracking: not without a fight

    Not every house, by any means. But plenty. And they tick away at you like a metronome as they shake in the wind, again and again and again, ...

  • What I meant to say

    It was a throwaway line in a discussion about new and dangerous legislation surrounding evidence at some trials, and the ability of the ...

  • Lumped legislation

    The federal government wants the debate all wrapped up, the bill voted on and enshrined in law before the Christmas break, meaning, just like ...

  • If those walls could talk

    The problem is the Maritime Building, the tallest building in town, which opened in 1915. It’s being demolished by the town of New Glasgow after ...

  • Forewarned, forearmed

    The audience, in the hundreds, was stretched out on blankets on the grass, in chairs under marquees, and the July sun was beating down on the ...

  • Video for nothing, pics for free

    Some of the powers? Well, if you live on a busy intersection, the Tories plan an amendment to allow them to annex small portions of your property ...

  • So sorry (I got caught)

    That’s not an apology, that’s just a child reacting to the embarrassment of getting caught.Late last month in Question Period, federal NDP Leader ...