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

  • These aren’t paper cuts

    But thanks to increased costs and wages, finding a way to significantly cut that $2 billion is going to be hard work indeed. Back in January, I ...

  • Russell Wangersky: This beer

    This beer has stood alone at the very back of the fridge, untouched for so long that the label has peeled from the bottle all by itself and has ...

  • Playing the patriotism card — again

    Or, “Those who ignore history get to be angry about imaginary slights all over again”? No, it’s George Santayana’s, “Those who cannot remember ...

  • Wangersky: Mining the depths

    In that province, there are many old mines to choose from. When I was a kid in Halifax, our parents used to take us on “expeditions.” Records ...

  • All things to everyone

    I send that message out to our provincial Liberal government, a relatively new government that I suppose is still finding its way around the ...

  • Food insecurity

    You’ll see something else, too: just how quickly some products vanish from the shelves. Weather makes things vanish in other ways as well. Often, ...

  • The more things change

    Good luck with that.It’s called “An Act to Establish an Independent Appointments Commission and to Require a Merit-Based process for Various ...

  • Lights on for now

    Some of that we’ve already heard about: low water levels and persistent maintenance issues (right now, Hydro says those issues mean the Holyrood ...

  • Because, February

    High summer, on the solid-stone edge of a river, looking into a wedge of water, a place you’ve been before — often — and that your memory can ...

  • Tax burden getting heavier by the year

    You can, for example, dig into this province’s open data and find the top 100 baby names for 2014 (For boys, the top five are, in descending ...