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

  • Forewarned, forearmed

    The audience, in the hundreds, was stretched out on blankets on the grass, in chairs under marquees, and the July sun was beating down on the ...

  • Video for nothing, pics for free

    Some of the powers? Well, if you live on a busy intersection, the Tories plan an amendment to allow them to annex small portions of your property ...

  • So sorry (I got caught)

    That’s not an apology, that’s just a child reacting to the embarrassment of getting caught.Late last month in Question Period, federal NDP Leader ...

  • Pleased to meet you

    Easy-peasy? No.Anyone who thinks we’re just one homogenous region doesn’t know us very well — and no one knows that better than I do.Newfoundland ...

  • Land of the dark snow

    The culprit? Well, in part it’s believed to be from a different sort of climate event — dry, hot summer temperatures in western and northern ...

  • WANGERSKY: The inexplicable drive to be first

    People have been standing in line so long that some have started to slide down and sit on the floor, only to be chivvied back to their feet by ...

  • Running in neutral

    There’s nothing at the lights, the intersections empty, the cab idling uneven as you wait for the lights to change, stopped there and standing ...

  • Scenes from a convention

    • A Kent wrangler is chewing out a delegate over others who haven’t turned up: “You can tell them they can come back for the next vote, but tell ...

  • Dodging a bullet

    In the second round of balloting, Davis had 340 votes to Ottenheimer’s 339, with one of the 680 delegate votes cast spoiled (it had both Davis’s ...

  • Cancelling a hydro project? Imagine that

    You probably won’t be surprised to know it’s not this province. It’s Manitoba.The decision came after that province asked its PUB to examine ...