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

  • Worth the paper it’s printed on?

    Here’s the situation in a nutshell: the Nova Scotia government, in an effort to save a closing paper mill in Port Hawkesbury, N.S., provided the ...

  • Review fatigue

    There are plenty who will welcome it — but what can it really do?Last Monday, the new Liberal provincial government announced that the Muskrat ...

  • Traffic court theatre

    The parking enforcement folks — clustered in their bright neon green jackets — know all about it. They’re waiting to meet with the Crown attorney ...

  • The damaged among us

    One person said to me once that it was like the outside lights have come on, and suddenly, they could see the trees.I know how they feel. I ...

  • Small change and mysterious money

    I remember that design well — a Mountie on a horse with a pennant on a pike. It was one of the first quarters I can remember that deviated from ...

  • A better way to remember

    Port Morien is near Glace Bay, something over 190 kilometres from the Never Forgotten National Memorial project’s planned Mother Canada statue, ...

  • What they didn’t want us to see

    Scant hours after the provincial election, the CBC broke news that the province’s current account deficit had grown to $1.8 billion from the $1.1 ...

  • A better or bitter tomorrow

    I’m not saying campaigning isn’t difficult: it’s exhausting enough just covering the races, let alone being the candidates and workers doing the ...

  • No presents under the tree this election

    It’s more like Christmas in that year when Mommy and Daddy both got laid off. So make sure you know just exactly what it is you’re voting for — ...

  • Strange but true

    At least, at first glance I think she’s a waffle, until someone points out she’s actually meant to be dressed as a strip of bacon, with soft foam ...