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

  • Let’s hear what they’d say under oath

    Two men look into a box: one says, “I see a brown cat.” The other says, “There is no cat: it’s a monkey.”Even if the animal in the box is a ...

  • Small world

    Propped up against the marginal wharf in St. John’s since early 2012, the Lady Remington III, a black freighter with two odd, spider-like cranes, ...

  • 20 questions for the premier

    The twist she put on that column was that I am “no friend” of the Tories — fair enough, I’m not. I’m not paid to be the government’s friend — ...

  • It’s everyone’s duty to keep out the extremists

    Walking downhill in North River, Cape Breton, in the cool of last weekend, I was catapulted backwards in time by the smell of wood smoke: not ...

  • 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 ...