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

  • 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 ...

  • Waking the winter house

    The right-hand swing up the driveway over shallow, hardpacked snow — melt-and-freeze snow — and something about that pair of tire tracks behind ...

  • Experts at killing their own business

    Sure, sometimes it’s just bills. Other times, the deep disappointment of a fat bundle of what turns out to be, once inside the house, flyers for ...