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

  • Another year of unnecessary suffering

    I certainly applaud the decision wholeheartedly and agree with the court unanimously striking down the law as being unconstitutional - but while ...

  • Towns shouldn’t be kept on life support

    Now, there’s an intriguing start to an email.It came to me in early January, from a Nova Scotian reader frustrated by what he saw as government ...

  • Maybe we should tax vitriol

    We’d both been stopped at a red light, and when it turned green, we’d both started off, with only one of us — me — actually watching where we ...

  • Facts? No thanks

    On top of that, we also have political leaders who, to be blunt, don't want to hear it. That being said, there's nothing wrong with at least ...

  • Cancer roulette

    Not long ago, within the last couple of weeks in fact, a mathematical modelling study of cancer patients came to the conclusion that a vast ...

  • Last mill standing

    At least this mill is breathing.You head up, fittingly enough, Pulp Mill Road to Port Hawkesbury Paper. This mill has a rich, almost nutty smell ...

  • Rush to judgment

    And without taking that comparison too far, the infection involved is not going to be cured any time soon.For weeks now, the university’s ...

  • A gentle refrain on simple pleasures

    I travel a fair amount around the Atlantic provinces now, and I have seen many small wonders: hot ginger cookies from an Annapolis Royal, N.S. ...

  • Ministers should tighten their belts, too

    If politicians are going to talk the austerity talk, they’d better be walking the walk.Another spot that could use a trim? Cabinet ...

  • Malignant Cove and beyond

    There comes a time on a road trip when you throw the package of beef jerky across the front of the car, out of reach, And it might be the fact ...