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

  • The show is about to start

    Bars pump music out onto the almost empty streets, luring more lunchers, and the bricked surface of Sparks Street looks like it’s empty enough to ...

  • Blame it on the media

    There are two sides to the battle: on one, the loss of a heritage that can never be replaced, and on the other, the rights of property owners to ...

  • When Kafka comes to the airport

    The legislation talks about things like five-year sentences for someone who knowingly or reckless advocates the commission of certain offences — ...

  • Careful what you wish for

    That’s what Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Keith Russell apparently said to a minister of the Nunatsiavut government. The minister was ...

  • Pension pettiness

    There was not as much about the continuing massive die-off of the world’s bees, but then again, only some people can wear bees on their face ...

  • The brand of bland

    Cape Breton University wound up with “Happen.” Other Atlantic universities have gone with slightly longer options. St. Mary’s invites you to “Be ...

  • A hard way to go

    The sleet is beating down — the sleet is beating down — and the dark is pressing in tight around the house now. It’s a dark that’s almost liquid, ...

  • Horror is just a click away

    “Police release footage of dramatic assault on Charlie Hebdo suspects (VIDEO) — French police have released a video of storming of the factory in ...

  • Insurance: everybody wins but you

    We should have been thinking about insurance, because, a few weeks in, I never want to have to think about insurance again. Short version: we ...

  • Pets then and now

    Buried pets. Just two cats, I think. A dog? One was hit by a car; others, well, vanished, and Mom wasn’t always big on answering questions when ...