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

  • 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, ...

  • The more things change

    Good luck with that.It’s called “An Act to Establish an Independent Appointments Commission and to Require a Merit-Based process for Various ...

  • Lights on for now

    Some of that we’ve already heard about: low water levels and persistent maintenance issues (right now, Hydro says those issues mean the Holyrood ...

  • Because, February

    High summer, on the solid-stone edge of a river, looking into a wedge of water, a place you’ve been before — often — and that your memory can ...

  • Tax burden getting heavier by the year

    You can, for example, dig into this province’s open data and find the top 100 baby names for 2014 (For boys, the top five are, in descending ...

  • It’s official: Muskrat Falls is a millstone

    The government’s position was definite: no one would consider the money borrowed to build Muskrat Falls to be part of the province’s debt, ...

  • Snow logic

    The overnight cleanup was a winter respite: you could see the curb again, and the posties could get to the mailboxes easily. There would also, ...

  • The 30 per cent “solution”

    And that’s why last week’s leaked memo telling government departments and agencies to offer up 30 per cent budget cuts over the next three years ...

  • Get out the scissors

    I’ll bite. Nothing is going to make up for the staggering volume of lost oil revenues we’re experiencing, but here are a few options. First, make ...