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

  • Garage bands

    As far as I know, only one of the performers in the bands listed above went on to stardom — so far. Alan Doyle, who played with Great Big Sea for ...

  • Summer gone

    I haven’t seen the definite yellow warnings of goldenrod yet, but the columns of seeds on the western dock have all gone chocolate-brown, as much ...

  • Careful what you wish for

    But here’s a different kind of question — why exactly would the Liberals want it? Because something fiscally wicked this way comes.When the ...

  • Tories roll out avoidance strategy

    Their prevailing belief? That, since they can’t see you, you can’t see them.It’s kind of endearing in a two-year-old child — not so much in a ...

  • Wake-up call

    First, the blunt facts about the number of people available: “The (Canadian Coast Guard’s) Environmental Response (ER) Program in the Western ...

  • Conservatives MIA in N.L.

    First, they lowered the boom on Ches Crosbie, who, like it or not, at least had the ability to generate some traction for the Conservative cause. ...

  • Pushing the parks

    Inside the park, the single sign of a provincial presence is a yellow-and-red Natural Resources “No Cutting” sign, prominently displayed on the ...

  • Hydro owes us a mea culpa

    The resulting report should have been a major embarrassment for both Hydro and its corporate parent, Nalcor. The report found that, out of 12 ...

  • All that’s left behind

    The front end of an old, rusted tractor — a McCormick-Deering, judging by the nameplate, with a long gash through the radiator. A tractor old ...

  • Random lessons learned on the road

    I shared an aural symbiotic space with two parents and two children in an adjoining room in a Cape Breton highway hotel, and I can tell you ...