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

  • Cutting holes in the safety net — on purpose

    “For those of you who haven’t claimed EI. Don’t, it’s not worth the hassle.”That’s a line from a social media posting on Monday, from a young man ...

  • A little desperation can be a help

    The review was announced after a months-long Telegram analysis of how the existing law was critically hamstrung, to the point that the government ...

  • Answering their mail

    So, when he heard that this province was doing a review of the aquaculture industry, he lost no time writing to the provincial government. “While ...

  • Hiding in plain sight

    And that’s the conundrum about the ever-growing volume of information that’s online.Because it’s out there. Somewhere.But posting something ...

  • Small tragedies

    This is part of a custody case — it doesn’t matter from where.What does matter is that there were two sons from the marriage, now aged 15 and 13, ...

  • Doctors should not have to police the workplace

    It has, of course, predictably thrown employers’ groups into high dudgeon.Listen to the employers’ representatives, and you’d swear the ...

  • It’s time to start talking

    He doesn’t talk, and the results are exactly what you can imagine.Hello, Liberals.Now is the time when you talk.The provincial Liberals have been ...

  • If you’re a non-voter, you’re part of the problem

    Don’t bother to vote?Strange as it seems, you’re only doing a favour for whatever party ends up winning. They don’t have to find you or convince ...

  • Sorry, that’s privileged information

    The Newfoundland judges’ ruling is part of a much larger and interesting case, but outlining the particulars could affect an ongoing criminal ...

  • Here’s what I actually said

    I don’t usually jump right in to respond.But I don’t feel like standing on the sidelines when what I’ve said is misrepresented, either ...