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

  • Bill 29 is only part of the problem

    “And while you are at it, at least tell them to stop whining about Bill 29, get off their backsides, and start doing some real research and ...

  • Lights on, nobody’s home

    First of all, it’s been weeks since the Nova Scotian equivalent of the public utilities board essentially said that the deal to build a maritime ...

  • Premier, it’s time to go

    Kathy Dunderdale, your race is run. You may not know it yet — you may not even want to believe it — but it’s over. Take the small successes that ...

  • Dispatch from the road

    It’s been a busy couple of weeks — all things considered, I’ve done almost 4,000 kilometres of driving on Newfoundland roads for a variety of ...

  • Meditations on the blueberry, Vaccinium angustifolium et al

    Hello, single-chirping-bird out here on the barrens, peeping your solitary peep while the wind tries repeatedly to spill my berry bins. What is ...

  • Getting in and getting out

    On the outside edge of Glovertown, there is a concrete relic of huge proportions: a paper mill that never was. It’s a massive building, stretched ...

  • Taking it all for granted

    Maybe it really is familiarity that breeds contempt. Or maybe it’s just a misunderstanding of how lucky we are.There is a great swath of ...

  • Technology is tearing us apart

    If our phones are so smart, why are we so dumb?By now, everyone in Canada has probably heard something about the battle over whether or not ...

  • Recycled money does nothing for economy

    Getting elected is no doubt an impossibly difficult thing. Staying elected, that strange balance of being everything to everybody, is no doubt ...

  • The judge you’d rather have a beer with

    Sometimes, you can’t help but think that judges — and perhaps newspaper columnists — have a little too much time on their hands. Or else, that ...