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

  • Crank up those campaigns a notch

    Thursday night, the provincial Tories launched their election campaign, and to me, at home in my living room, it just looked flat. No flatter ...

  • Tell us where we stand

    Thursday saw 17 government news releases and $75 million in spending announcements and contract awards.By Friday afternoon, the running total of ...

  • Borrowed time, borrowed money

    And at the risk of sounding like I have a heart the size of the Grinch who stole Christmas at the very beginning of that book, I think the Davis ...

  • We're more than geography

    But the altitude doesn't solve everything. Even at 36,000 feet, even with vast swathes at your fingertips, this is a huge country, a country, a ...

  • The devil in the details

    That’s why I’ll take a document filed with the Public Utilities Board by Newfoundland Power — even if it’s in a request for a rate increase — ...

  • Why newspapers still matter in an online world

    It was more annoying than anything else to hear your work being presented while someone else takes credit for it. At that point, the Internet ...

  • Lowballing Muskrat Falls

    But that’s all spilled milk — or spilled money.Instead, we should be looking ahead. And we should be getting real numbers. The provincial ...

  • To disconnect or not to disconnect?

    I had the window down, the cruise control turned on in the tiny rental Hyundai, satellite radio murmuring away.And it occurred to me that I was ...

  • Federal candidates have a hard slog

    Pretty much the only way you can actually make a name for yourself is by burning your own campaign to the ground. There’s been plenty of that so ...

  • Eastern Passages

    They wrote back a week ago, asking for a telephone number where they could reach me. I didn’t hear anything after that. The campaign in the ...