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

  • 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 ...

  • Timing is everything

    The campaign in the federal district of Egmont could be an example of what could happen nation-wide, as parties split votes. Shea is the ...

  • Vast odds, vast territory, but Green candidate determined

    There are common features in Canadian elections, too: one is that the Green party is barely on the menu. But there are Atlantic Canadian Greens ...

  • Finding traction: does a long election even want to get in gear?

    When I pushed and said candidates from most stripes have said no, she looked thoughtful. Elections have changed, she said. The goal now is not to ...

  • Pummelling the PM in Austrailia

    We don’t wait for television shows — we binge watch whole blocks of shows, unable to even wait for the next day for the next plot twist. We want ...

  • All the campaign's a stage

    This week, Teresa Wright of the Charlottetown Guardian joined the entourage following the Harper campaign as it swung through P.E.I. Wright was ...

  • You can’t always get what you want

    So you train for the fire department physical and study for the practical and written tests. You get yourself into the best shape of your life, ...

  • Harper’s security blanket

    There are undercover officers, security officers, police in SWAT gear, police in normal uniforms, all for an Aug. 15 visit to a quiet New ...