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

  • Strange but true

    At least, at first glance I think she’s a waffle, until someone points out she’s actually meant to be dressed as a strip of bacon, with soft foam ...

  • We’re hiring: references required

    That one piece? CBC’s story about former provincial Progressive Conservative candidate Olivero and a provincial labour board decision that was ...

  • Wind-up and pitch

    He was, well, the first word that comes to mind is dapper. The second is poised. And he had a story: it was late at night, he’d lost his wallet ...

  • Throwing it all away

    And soon, once it’s dark and the sidewalks could sport tumbleweeds, they are so empty, the garbage starts to appear. Pounds of it. Tonnes of it. ...

  • Spending is easy; cutting is not

    This week, it’s a question for the other two parties: what do you do if there isn’t any? No news isn’t good news: on Nov. 2, I pointed out that ...

  • Crank up those campaigns a notch

    Thursday night, the provincial Tories launched their election campaign, and to me, at home in my living room, it just looked flat. No flatter ...

  • Tell us where we stand

    Thursday saw 17 government news releases and $75 million in spending announcements and contract awards.By Friday afternoon, the running total of ...

  • Borrowed time, borrowed money

    And at the risk of sounding like I have a heart the size of the Grinch who stole Christmas at the very beginning of that book, I think the Davis ...

  • We're more than geography

    But the altitude doesn't solve everything. Even at 36,000 feet, even with vast swathes at your fingertips, this is a huge country, a country, a ...

  • The devil in the details

    That’s why I’ll take a document filed with the Public Utilities Board by Newfoundland Power — even if it’s in a request for a rate increase — ...