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

  • If you aren’t reading this, we’re talking about you

    (That alone was an interesting effort, simply because trying to figure out what exactly people wanted was a minefield. A vast majority wanted ...

  • Just pawns in the province’s game

    Late last week, the provincial government released a series of documents on the province’s involvement in the Comprehensive Economic and Trade ...

  • Now you see it, now you don’t

    It can find you 40 million pictures of cute kittens — it can let you photoshop a squirrel into your best friend’s wedding photos. It can find ...

  • Simplicity’s sweet serenade

    Later, walking the Cape Breton road in the complete and pitch dark, eyes dazzled by occasional cars, then crossing the highway bridge over the ...

  • Thoughts on living in a golden age

    The company has correctly pointed out that, in a sentence where I said it “had hauled in $439 million in profits, (primarily from ...

  • Wasted hours and wasted days

    Why? Because more and more, going to the House of Assembly seems to be a waste of time, a place where hearing your own voice is far more ...

  • Too big to fail?

    It is taking millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money that’s simply handed over in giant chunks by the provincial government, and its footprint in ...

  • Too close for comfort

    Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro will sign a contract with Nalcor, the province’s energy firm, agreeing to buy a set amount of power from the ...

  • More to the story than pride and glory

    Other people’s sacrifices are transformed in our “long and proud military history” and the nasty whole-scale slaughter of an entire generation ...

  • At a loss

    It’s a different level of stratosphere. For awhile, you’re slightly aware that people are passing away, but they tend to be famous people you’ve ...