Profile of Russell Wangersky

Sometimes there's more to news than what catches the eye. Russell Wangersky, the Editor of The Telegram , reports on the seen and unseen each Tuesday and Saturday in his column. You can reach Russell at rwanger@thetelegram.com

All articles of Russell Wangersky

  • A little desperation can be a help

    The review was announced after a months-long Telegram analysis of how the existing law was critically hamstrung, to the point that the government ...

  • Answering their mail

    So, when he heard that this province was doing a review of the aquaculture industry, he lost no time writing to the provincial government. “While ...

  • Hiding in plain sight

    And that’s the conundrum about the ever-growing volume of information that’s online.Because it’s out there. Somewhere.But posting something ...

  • Small tragedies

    This is part of a custody case — it doesn’t matter from where.What does matter is that there were two sons from the marriage, now aged 15 and 13, ...

  • Doctors should not have to police the workplace

    It has, of course, predictably thrown employers’ groups into high dudgeon.Listen to the employers’ representatives, and you’d swear the ...

  • It’s time to start talking

    He doesn’t talk, and the results are exactly what you can imagine.Hello, Liberals.Now is the time when you talk.The provincial Liberals have been ...

  • If you’re a non-voter, you’re part of the problem

    Don’t bother to vote?Strange as it seems, you’re only doing a favour for whatever party ends up winning. They don’t have to find you or convince ...

  • Sorry, that’s privileged information

    The Newfoundland judges’ ruling is part of a much larger and interesting case, but outlining the particulars could affect an ongoing criminal ...

  • Here’s what I actually said

    I don’t usually jump right in to respond.But I don’t feel like standing on the sidelines when what I’ve said is misrepresented, either ...

  • Giving (it) to charities

    The audits are being undertaken to see whether the groups have spent more than 10 per cent of their money on political activism. If the CRA finds ...