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

  • 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 ...

  • Something’s gotta give

    A black and white one here, mostly black, one white leg, an orange one down the street after Cathedral, sitting still. A handful of people, too, ...

  • That’s info-tainment

    Many have given up entirely on information, and lurch ever-closer to the quick splatter of info-tainment — will the host eat a chocolate-covered ...

  • The neighbourhood just won’t be the same

    I won’t tell you their names, because I know they like their privacy — at least, they like being in control of their own privacy; like being able ...

  • The emperor has skimpy clothes

    In the last week alone, it’s been students sent home from Menihek High (28 girls and two boys) for violating dress codes and showing too much in ...