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

  • Voting for the promise of goodies

    Last Wednesday, I woke up to a disappointing message about the federal byelection in Labrador. Not that Yvonne Jones won - she's an able ...

  • A Guy like no other

    I’ve spent quite a bit of time fiddling around, wandering the room, checking electronic messages, anything at all to keep from sitting down and ...

  • Useless advice for the unheeding

    Revelations come at strange times: for me, this one came in a grocery aisle, shortly after struggling to decide just when it was that hot, medium ...

  • Business will profit, the rest of us lose

    My father was a scientist, a chemical oceanographer. He was interested in the makeup of the ocean — why nutrients were in one place but not ...

  • Everything can’t be a popularity contest

    I was delighted when Sherman Downey and the Ambiguous Case, a band from Corner Brook, won the CBC Searchlight competition for Canada’s best new ...

  • It's time for business unusual

    On April 27, Iceland’s Pirate Party took 5.1 per cent of that country’s vote and, based on that share, will have three seats in the Icelandic ...

  • Vic Toews: omnipotent being

    This may seem a little harsh, but when stupid things are done by a cabinet minister in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government, there’s a very ...

  • A cut below the rest

    “The pork butt — which actually comes from shoulder meat — will be called a Boston roast.” — from a Reuters news story on the U.S. meat ...

  • And that’s final — kind of

    Lord knows, I don’t understand all the ins and outs of the fishery. Even to those on the inside, the industry is a welter of confusing ...

  • Banks battling for more of your money

    As tempting as it is to jump on board the good ship Social Media, where Kathy Dunderdale and crew are sinking far faster than they can bail, I ...