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

  • 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 ...

  • Who has seen the winter wind?

    See them battering down horizontally, the wind full like sails; go outside and pick them off your jacket and they are only inconsequential melt, ...

  • Sorry, your request has been denied

    Essentially (there are exceptions), when the government or one of its agencies or bodies buys something over $10,000, the purchase is supposed to ...

  • Clear as mud

    The provincial government is fond of saying that there has never been as much information released about a project as there has been about ...