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

  • WANGERSKY: The inexplicable drive to be first

    People have been standing in line so long that some have started to slide down and sit on the floor, only to be chivvied back to their feet by ...

  • Running in neutral

    There’s nothing at the lights, the intersections empty, the cab idling uneven as you wait for the lights to change, stopped there and standing ...

  • Scenes from a convention

    • A Kent wrangler is chewing out a delegate over others who haven’t turned up: “You can tell them they can come back for the next vote, but tell ...

  • Dodging a bullet

    In the second round of balloting, Davis had 340 votes to Ottenheimer’s 339, with one of the 680 delegate votes cast spoiled (it had both Davis’s ...

  • Cancelling a hydro project? Imagine that

    You probably won’t be surprised to know it’s not this province. It’s Manitoba.The decision came after that province asked its PUB to examine ...

  • Judge not, lest Danny Williams judge you

    The view out the windshield hurts so much, they’re driving with their eyes competely fixed on the rearview mirror.Monday, the current provincial ...

  • Shades of Humpty Dumpty

    The impending red tide, some suggest, means that frightened Conservatives are simply jumping ship before the inevitable arrives.Well, there are a ...

  • What you can do to make 911 work

    In one case, the fire department was sent to Westview Avenue when they were supposed to have been responding to a fire call on West Avenue. In ...

  • Summer slips away

    There was heavy dew on the car this morning, and driving up over the spine of the peninsula under the Ring Road, there was suddenly the smell of ...

  • A Week That Changed Our World: The Complete Series

    In Halifax, the indigent man — nicknamed “Old Moldy” by university staff — who would not miss a public lecture on any subject, from physics to ...