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

  • A hard way to go

    The sleet is beating down — the sleet is beating down — and the dark is pressing in tight around the house now. It’s a dark that’s almost liquid, ...

  • Horror is just a click away

    “Police release footage of dramatic assault on Charlie Hebdo suspects (VIDEO) — French police have released a video of storming of the factory in ...

  • Insurance: everybody wins but you

    We should have been thinking about insurance, because, a few weeks in, I never want to have to think about insurance again. Short version: we ...

  • Pets then and now

    Buried pets. Just two cats, I think. A dog? One was hit by a car; others, well, vanished, and Mom wasn’t always big on answering questions when ...

  • The costs of principles

    The employee argued that, while he was off, he was still being paid sick pay, so under the terms of his collective agreement, he should be ...

  • Tuning out the 'Morning Show'

    Because of that, the argument ended up sounding a bit like sour grapes, no matter how often and how far afield Stirling made it - and he made it ...

  • Ferry tales

    The vessel was in port and it would have been a $69 (return) crossing, but I was an hour before departure and I could always just turn around and ...

  • Another year of unnecessary suffering

    I certainly applaud the decision wholeheartedly and agree with the court unanimously striking down the law as being unconstitutional - but while ...

  • Towns shouldn’t be kept on life support

    Now, there’s an intriguing start to an email.It came to me in early January, from a Nova Scotian reader frustrated by what he saw as government ...

  • Maybe we should tax vitriol

    We’d both been stopped at a red light, and when it turned green, we’d both started off, with only one of us — me — actually watching where we ...