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

  • Penny-wise and power-foolish?

    Meanwhile, mere days ago, this province’s power supplier launched a bid to spend 12 times that much money, most of it on outside contracts, to ...

  • Red Chamber revelations keep coming

    And it’s back again: the insult of the Canadian Senate. In the midst of a week when we got to hear that Mike Duffy is going back into the Senate ...

  • Russell Wangersky: Book tax is a big step backwards

    You probably didn’t, because, unfortunately, it wasn’t a joke. It was just one of the little revenue-generating jabs in the most recent ...

  • Russell Wangersky: A tale of two contracts

    The premise was simple: here’s former Nalcor head Ed Martin explaining it at the time: “The power contract with the Upper Churchill (between ...

  • Union busting, then and now

    It’s in their nature. Some generations see strong unions as necessary for the public good to move forward: others argue for the necessity of ...

  • Column: Get out if you can

    Go, because we made this mess, and you shouldn’t be forced to pay for it. We voted in governments that promised, and delivered, on a quality of ...

  • Russell Wangersky: Muskrat Falls then and now

    Remember when we were told by then-premier Kathy Dunderdale that we had nothing to fear because of the “world-class” experts from this province ...

  • These aren’t paper cuts

    But thanks to increased costs and wages, finding a way to significantly cut that $2 billion is going to be hard work indeed. Back in January, I ...

  • Russell Wangersky: This beer

    This beer has stood alone at the very back of the fridge, untouched for so long that the label has peeled from the bottle all by itself and has ...

  • Playing the patriotism card — again

    Or, “Those who ignore history get to be angry about imaginary slights all over again”? No, it’s George Santayana’s, “Those who cannot remember ...