Profile of Russell Wangersky

Sometimes there's more to news than what catches the eye. Russell Wangersky, the Editor of The Telegram , reports on the seen and unseen each Tuesday and Saturday in his column. You can reach Russell at rwanger@thetelegram.com

All articles of Russell Wangersky

  • Giving (it) to charities

    The audits are being undertaken to see whether the groups have spent more than 10 per cent of their money on political activism. If the CRA finds ...

  • Reviewing access to information — again

    Here’s one interim premier, Beaton Tulk, in the House of Assembly on Dec, 4, 2000, when the government announced a review of what was then known ...

  • Sex trade report stifled from the get-go

    Back in October, the CBC broke a story about a top-secret report on the sex trade in this province. The CBC had asked for the report under access ...

  • Hardly a record to brag about

    Not only because it quite simply trashes all the pablum we’ve been told about what great financial stewards the current government is, but ...

  • Pakistan — now, there’s an energy innovator

    Toby Mendel of the Centre for Law and Democracy told CBC’s David Cochrane the proposed bill would rank Newfoundland behind a number of developing ...

  • Get off the phone

    Airplanes involve a lot closer confines, and time spans often longer than the average movie, so you can only imagine what it might be like to ...

  • Drunk on power

    In a nutshell, Christie asked the mayor of Fort Lee, N.J. for support during his run for governor. The Fort Lee mayor was a Democrat, Christie a ...

  • Answers to today’s electrical problems buried in the past

    It’s the stuff and substance of a sort of electrical utility train wreck, looking back at the series of decisions that led to customers who ...

  • We didn’t have to be left in the dark

    I have friends with houses with frozen pipes, others who have had multiple rolling blackouts and can’t keep their homes warm – still others who ...

  • Promises and oaths

    “The obligation requiring all Members of Parliament to take the oath is found in the Constitution Act, 1867, with the text of the oath itself ...