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

  • Ministers should tighten their belts, too

    If politicians are going to talk the austerity talk, they’d better be walking the walk.Another spot that could use a trim? Cabinet ...

  • Malignant Cove and beyond

    There comes a time on a road trip when you throw the package of beef jerky across the front of the car, out of reach, And it might be the fact ...

  • Wheels of justice turn mighty slowly

    Inside, there are tin ceilings shedding leaves of paint, battered trim, boarded-over fireplaces that used to be the source of heat. Oh, and video ...

  • Ad infinitum

    My personal dislikes included a Volkswagen Passat ad and a McDonald’s coffee spot — I managed not to spill out my deep and abiding hatred for the ...

  • Spending for a rainy day

    But it touches on two things that all four Atlantic governments are going to have to deal with — if they’re not dealing with them already.First, ...

  • Selective truths

    The party’s executive director, Dustin van Vugt, sent a missive out on Nov. 13, explaining how he’d like Conservative supporters to help him ...

  • Loss and loneliness

    It’s different today, of course, but on Saturday in Old Perlican, a town of 600 people or so that’s 150 or so kilometres from St. John’s, the ...

  • Fracking: not without a fight

    Not every house, by any means. But plenty. And they tick away at you like a metronome as they shake in the wind, again and again and again, ...

  • What I meant to say

    It was a throwaway line in a discussion about new and dangerous legislation surrounding evidence at some trials, and the ability of the ...

  • Lumped legislation

    The federal government wants the debate all wrapped up, the bill voted on and enshrined in law before the Christmas break, meaning, just like ...