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

  • Vast odds, vast territory, but Green candidate determined

    There are common features in Canadian elections, too: one is that the Green party is barely on the menu. But there are Atlantic Canadian Greens ...

  • Finding traction: does a long election even want to get in gear?

    When I pushed and said candidates from most stripes have said no, she looked thoughtful. Elections have changed, she said. The goal now is not to ...

  • Pummelling the PM in Austrailia

    We don’t wait for television shows — we binge watch whole blocks of shows, unable to even wait for the next day for the next plot twist. We want ...

  • All the campaign's a stage

    This week, Teresa Wright of the Charlottetown Guardian joined the entourage following the Harper campaign as it swung through P.E.I. Wright was ...

  • You can’t always get what you want

    So you train for the fire department physical and study for the practical and written tests. You get yourself into the best shape of your life, ...

  • Harper’s security blanket

    There are undercover officers, security officers, police in SWAT gear, police in normal uniforms, all for an Aug. 15 visit to a quiet New ...

  • Get away from the window

    Ma Joad had just experienced a store clerk digging into his own pocket to help her buy food at an overpriced company store. Gouged by high ...

  • Garage bands

    As far as I know, only one of the performers in the bands listed above went on to stardom — so far. Alan Doyle, who played with Great Big Sea for ...

  • Summer gone

    I haven’t seen the definite yellow warnings of goldenrod yet, but the columns of seeds on the western dock have all gone chocolate-brown, as much ...

  • Careful what you wish for

    But here’s a different kind of question — why exactly would the Liberals want it? Because something fiscally wicked this way comes.When the ...