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

  • Clear as mud

    The provincial government is fond of saying that there has never been as much information released about a project as there has been about ...

  • Waking the winter house

    The right-hand swing up the driveway over shallow, hardpacked snow — melt-and-freeze snow — and something about that pair of tire tracks behind ...

  • Experts at killing their own business

    Sure, sometimes it’s just bills. Other times, the deep disappointment of a fat bundle of what turns out to be, once inside the house, flyers for ...

  • If you aren’t reading this, we’re talking about you

    (That alone was an interesting effort, simply because trying to figure out what exactly people wanted was a minefield. A vast majority wanted ...

  • Just pawns in the province’s game

    Late last week, the provincial government released a series of documents on the province’s involvement in the Comprehensive Economic and Trade ...

  • Now you see it, now you don’t

    It can find you 40 million pictures of cute kittens — it can let you photoshop a squirrel into your best friend’s wedding photos. It can find ...

  • Simplicity’s sweet serenade

    Later, walking the Cape Breton road in the complete and pitch dark, eyes dazzled by occasional cars, then crossing the highway bridge over the ...

  • Thoughts on living in a golden age

    The company has correctly pointed out that, in a sentence where I said it “had hauled in $439 million in profits, (primarily from ...

  • Wasted hours and wasted days

    Why? Because more and more, going to the House of Assembly seems to be a waste of time, a place where hearing your own voice is far more ...

  • Too big to fail?

    It is taking millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money that’s simply handed over in giant chunks by the provincial government, and its footprint in ...