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

  • Wake-up call

    First, the blunt facts about the number of people available: “The (Canadian Coast Guard’s) Environmental Response (ER) Program in the Western ...

  • Conservatives MIA in N.L.

    First, they lowered the boom on Ches Crosbie, who, like it or not, at least had the ability to generate some traction for the Conservative cause. ...

  • Pushing the parks

    Inside the park, the single sign of a provincial presence is a yellow-and-red Natural Resources “No Cutting” sign, prominently displayed on the ...

  • Hydro owes us a mea culpa

    The resulting report should have been a major embarrassment for both Hydro and its corporate parent, Nalcor. The report found that, out of 12 ...

  • All that’s left behind

    The front end of an old, rusted tractor — a McCormick-Deering, judging by the nameplate, with a long gash through the radiator. A tractor old ...

  • Random lessons learned on the road

    I shared an aural symbiotic space with two parents and two children in an adjoining room in a Cape Breton highway hotel, and I can tell you ...

  • Big barbecue boasts bountiful beef

    (Oh well, at least the wheels didn’t fall off this particular trip until the very last day.)Because I am precisely 10 hours too early for the ...

  • A festival by any other name …

    But I figured the roses weren’t going anywhere — and, as it turned out, the roses wound up being late for the festival, too. The festival wrapped ...

  • Putting out fires

    I found Margaree Forks first. But I also found North East Margaree, Margaree Valley, the Margaree airstrip, Margaree Harbour, the Margaree fish ...

  • Last stand

    Further, at The Falls, there’s a brown and yellow garbage truck, its driver bombing happily down the long hills, wheels out over the yellow line ...