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 out the scissors

    I’ll bite. Nothing is going to make up for the staggering volume of lost oil revenues we’re experiencing, but here are a few options. First, make ...

  • Reading between the judicial lines

    I’ll tell you this: I wonder in amazement about the way nothing lights up the media quite like a pet story. A hermaphrodite cat? Welcome to every ...

  • Down Campbell Road

    Nine years after the fact, it’s hard to imagine a fatal automobile accident there. But there was one, a 16-year-old girl thrown from a vehicle ...

  • Worth the paper it’s printed on?

    Here’s the situation in a nutshell: the Nova Scotia government, in an effort to save a closing paper mill in Port Hawkesbury, N.S., provided the ...

  • Review fatigue

    There are plenty who will welcome it — but what can it really do?Last Monday, the new Liberal provincial government announced that the Muskrat ...

  • Traffic court theatre

    The parking enforcement folks — clustered in their bright neon green jackets — know all about it. They’re waiting to meet with the Crown attorney ...

  • The damaged among us

    One person said to me once that it was like the outside lights have come on, and suddenly, they could see the trees.I know how they feel. I ...

  • Small change and mysterious money

    I remember that design well — a Mountie on a horse with a pennant on a pike. It was one of the first quarters I can remember that deviated from ...

  • A better way to remember

    Port Morien is near Glace Bay, something over 190 kilometres from the Never Forgotten National Memorial project’s planned Mother Canada statue, ...

  • What they didn’t want us to see

    Scant hours after the provincial election, the CBC broke news that the province’s current account deficit had grown to $1.8 billion from the $1.1 ...