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

  • 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 ...

  • Dry as a tinderbox

    But, at least on the east coast of the province, if you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a dry surprise. Maybe not so much on the Burin ...

  • Storm watch

    Still, I found the footprints in the morning, delicate little white-tailed deer in the sand, one adult and two fawns, fingering their way across ...

  • Arbitration overkill

    All in all, though, I think there are plenty of benefits to having strong, active unions and collective bargaining — unlike commentators who feel ...

  • Powerless people can get angry fast

    Five or six people, united by the time it takes to reach the spin cycle, talking about the power failure that’s brought them together.One woman’s ...

  • Me and you and a screen of blue

    And that number gets smaller every day, as we get drawn into a new, Pavlovianly attractive world of buzzes and chimes, the always critical lure ...

  • Muskrat Falls: good, bad and ugly

    That’s a hike of some 12.7 per cent or so since the project’s sanction in December 2012 — bringing the overall total to 39.8 per cent above the ...

  • At least they’re thinking ahead

    Here’s a sliver of the evidence Manitobans got to hear during the course of that review, from John Todd of the utility planners Elenchus Research ...

  • Hello darkness, my old friend

    Out of town on a spring night, the house less familiar in the dark, the creaks and groans all different and alarming, the battering of the ...

  • Politics is serious business, not a spectator sport

    Now, we have a caretaker premier who may well have to come back to the House, and no incoming premier whatsoever.Is there a point at which you ...