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

  • Negligence in the great outdoors

    I don't like finding poached moose. I found three in a single day once, down past St. Joseph's, one shot through the lungs and left on its side ...

  • An unfair contract is a poor contract

    A contract is a contract. That's the message being sent to this province's public-sector pensioners about whether they can ever expect an ...

  • Stop looking for the bad guys

    Have you ever met a doctor who didn't care about his or her patients? I've met doctors who are gruff and abrupt, and doctors who were busy to the ...

  • 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 ...