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

  • 565 million years and waiting ... for you

    Monday, the provincial government expanded the ecological reserve that's meant to protect ancient complex fossils near the road to Cape Race. ...

  • Yesterday's news

    So, are we now super-friends, or what? Part of the Canadian federation, happily wheeling our electrical power through the Quebec grid by dint of ...

  • Hope springs eternal

    It's the hope-dashing time again - so be ready. Newfoundland April, almost as cruel as May can be. This is the time when the snow melts and shows ...

  • Who put the con in Confederation?

    Conspiracy theories allow those who have not done the hard work of understanding the past the illusion of exclusive knowledge and ...

  • A thought to keep me sane

    I secretly like freezing rain - not when it's coming down and growing on every single surface like a clear and heavy canker, but afterwards. ...

  • When dinosaurs die

    Last week, an ABC reporter, filing a piece on the American reaction to bonuses for executives at the much-bailed-out AIG, had this curious ...

  • More than I can say

    The grey of March hangs; it just hangs, cold and steady and draining. I've spent much of the day trying to think of something to write a column ...

  • Learning hard lessons from Iceland

    "Maybe we can become a kind of museum of how not to do things." Jonina Benediktsdottir, Icelandic businesswoman, talking about Iceland's ...

  • There's the ticket - a new tax

    I broke the law early Saturday morning, so I'll pay the fine. It's $45, hefty as tickets go, for overnight parking during the city's snowclearing ...

  • The moral of the story? Don't provoke the premier

    Here's an interesting question: just what does it take for a minister to resign or be removed from the government of Premier Danny Williams? For ...