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

  • Gold-plated justice

    Thursday, the Supreme Court of Canada released a decision on a jurisdictional dispute between two unions. (The case, in case you’re looking for ...

  • Science at a price

    Universities have grown to love selling everything from naming rights to research chairs to the monikers of entire faculties.And for the most ...

  • Wearing your origins on your sleeve

    The wire probably comes off a big spool, gets bent around a round-cornered triangular die, and then, in a quick three-turn ballet, the hanger is ...

  • Merely players

    This week, the federal Tories announced they weren’t going to go with the traditional format for election debates: they were going to choose a ...

  • Baby, you can steal my car

    Then, the lights come on behind you: red and blue, it’s the police. They pull you over, ask for your licence and registration — then they tell ...

  • Adding insult to injury

    In Windsor, Ont., this week, an injured worker, Mike Spencer, was barred from making Facebook comments about an individual Ontario ...

  • Senate rules aren’t the issue

    That argument can be summed up in a few words: the Senate’s rules were so lax that it was next to impossible for Duffy to know that what he was ...

  • One step at a time

    And no, all you conspiracy theorists. It’s not because this province has become a police state.Let’s get that right out of the way first: ...

  • Duty-bound

    But back to this particular plane. The soldier was on his way to a training program, and we were talking about missions. He said, quite bluntly, ...

  • Blinded by the light

    They stare straight into our house, into the bedroom with the big open-armed wide windows. I thought it was an office building the first time I ...