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

  • Andy-handling - the newest fundraising craze

    "I get asked for money almost every day and I will not give money to panhandlers because it only encourages the behaviour." That's then-St. ...

  • As large as alone

    Climbing up the backside of Sugar Loaf Head, there's a fat, round small-bread-roll of an iceberg in tight against the cliff, rocking slightly in ...

  • Celebrate Bartlett, but for the right reasons

    Tourism promotions always seem to need a headliner, and next year, the provincial government has decided to promote the year as Celebrating ...

  • Are we headed for a meltdown?

    See them first, and you're taken with the absolute whiteness of them. The bright-white whiteness of them. And perhaps it's the gunmetal grey of ...

  • So much for the open road

    On Quidi Vidi Road, the little birds are singing - juncos, black-capped chickadees, even what sounds like a distant robin, rolling its liquid ...

  • Masters of our own messy backyard

    A couple of weeks ago, the provincial government said it doesn't always have to reinvent the wheel - more precisely, it said that it's often ...

  • No gag orders in Transparency Land

    "There are no gag orders in place on anybody. We do not put gag orders in place. The fire commissioner is not under a gag order. The minister is ...

  • Looking into the future

    Out at Middle Cove, I had the opportunity to watch a small piece of history change. At the far right-hand side of the bay, facing out, a huge ice ...

  • Diagnosis? There's no quick fix

    Here's the thing: what we're seeing now are the symptoms, not the disease. The shortage of pathologists, the doctors leaving because of workload ...

  • You can see it, how everything's changed

    The last time I was on the big beach just before Branch, right where the Beckford River flattens out and seams its way through the barrisway, it ...