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

  • Russell Wangersky: A tale of two contracts

    The premise was simple: here’s former Nalcor head Ed Martin explaining it at the time: “The power contract with the Upper Churchill (between ...

  • Union busting, then and now

    It’s in their nature. Some generations see strong unions as necessary for the public good to move forward: others argue for the necessity of ...

  • Column: Get out if you can

    Go, because we made this mess, and you shouldn’t be forced to pay for it. We voted in governments that promised, and delivered, on a quality of ...

  • Russell Wangersky: Muskrat Falls then and now

    Remember when we were told by then-premier Kathy Dunderdale that we had nothing to fear because of the “world-class” experts from this province ...

  • These aren’t paper cuts

    But thanks to increased costs and wages, finding a way to significantly cut that $2 billion is going to be hard work indeed. Back in January, I ...

  • Russell Wangersky: This beer

    This beer has stood alone at the very back of the fridge, untouched for so long that the label has peeled from the bottle all by itself and has ...

  • Playing the patriotism card — again

    Or, “Those who ignore history get to be angry about imaginary slights all over again”? No, it’s George Santayana’s, “Those who cannot remember ...

  • Wangersky: Mining the depths

    In that province, there are many old mines to choose from. When I was a kid in Halifax, our parents used to take us on “expeditions.” Records ...

  • All things to everyone

    I send that message out to our provincial Liberal government, a relatively new government that I suppose is still finding its way around the ...

  • Food insecurity

    You’ll see something else, too: just how quickly some products vanish from the shelves. Weather makes things vanish in other ways as well. Often, ...