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

  • 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 ...

  • Big barbecue boasts bountiful beef

    (Oh well, at least the wheels didn’t fall off this particular trip until the very last day.)Because I am precisely 10 hours too early for the ...

  • A festival by any other name …

    But I figured the roses weren’t going anywhere — and, as it turned out, the roses wound up being late for the festival, too. The festival wrapped ...

  • Putting out fires

    I found Margaree Forks first. But I also found North East Margaree, Margaree Valley, the Margaree airstrip, Margaree Harbour, the Margaree fish ...

  • Last stand

    Further, at The Falls, there’s a brown and yellow garbage truck, its driver bombing happily down the long hills, wheels out over the yellow line ...

  • A monumental mistake

    Really, any one of those points should be enough to sink a plan to build a massive 24-metre statue and attendant facility called “Mother Canada” ...

  • Heritage derailed

    I remember a look of wonder on one such small face, the side of the pond, the trees flashing by. After the rest of the railway’s tracks came up ...

  • Atlantic Nights Chapter 11 - Trapped

    “Pee, Donna, pee!” he was shouting,” Helen said, “and he was holding you all tilted over like that so that when you did pee, it would run down ...

  • A fine balance

    There are some serious pitfalls, though, and here’s just one: you’re only really allowed to speak through your verdicts, regardless of how you ...