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

  • And the winner is

    Here, in advance, are what the losers might say. If the NDP, as expected, doesn’t pull out a win, watch for the campaign or leader Lorraine ...

  • Fear elections act

    Why, the Canadian Press dug up this laudatory 2004 quote from Harper about Fraser’s work on the Liberal sponsorship scandal: “Her competence and ...

  • Reeling them in

    Peel a sticker from one part of the mailout, stick it somewhere else and mail it back, and soon you start receiving even more targeted mail, ...

  • Watching the fearcasts

    Maybe it’s because it’s got foreshadowing and dread that turning the weather into the news has become just good business. Drag the viewers and ...

  • ‘Men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding’

    “Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are ...

  • Communication overload

    The man with no phone said I could leave a message for him with a neighbour who did have a phone, if I liked, and he would get it. Eventually. I ...

  • Cutting holes in the safety net — on purpose

    “For those of you who haven’t claimed EI. Don’t, it’s not worth the hassle.”That’s a line from a social media posting on Monday, from a young man ...

  • A little desperation can be a help

    The review was announced after a months-long Telegram analysis of how the existing law was critically hamstrung, to the point that the government ...

  • Answering their mail

    So, when he heard that this province was doing a review of the aquaculture industry, he lost no time writing to the provincial government. “While ...

  • Hiding in plain sight

    And that’s the conundrum about the ever-growing volume of information that’s online.Because it’s out there. Somewhere.But posting something ...