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

  • Merely players

    This week, the federal Tories announced they weren’t going to go with the traditional format for election debates: they were going to choose a ...

  • Baby, you can steal my car

    Then, the lights come on behind you: red and blue, it’s the police. They pull you over, ask for your licence and registration — then they tell ...

  • Adding insult to injury

    In Windsor, Ont., this week, an injured worker, Mike Spencer, was barred from making Facebook comments about an individual Ontario ...

  • Senate rules aren’t the issue

    That argument can be summed up in a few words: the Senate’s rules were so lax that it was next to impossible for Duffy to know that what he was ...

  • One step at a time

    And no, all you conspiracy theorists. It’s not because this province has become a police state.Let’s get that right out of the way first: ...

  • Duty-bound

    But back to this particular plane. The soldier was on his way to a training program, and we were talking about missions. He said, quite bluntly, ...

  • Blinded by the light

    They stare straight into our house, into the bedroom with the big open-armed wide windows. I thought it was an office building the first time I ...

  • Down the rabbit hole

    For the regular customers, it’s all perfectly clear. For the uninitiated, the words are a mystery. Financial trials are often the same, their own ...

  • 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 ...