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

  • Canada: a birds-eye view

    It is, all at once, altogether too big to be one of anything. Just a week or so ago, we watched the federal election march across this country, ...

  • Crisis? Which crisis?

    It's funny how much easier it is to pay attention to something that affects you clearly, directly and personally. Witness the current financial ...

  • Hello ... is that you Big Brother?

    Police in Peel, Ont., had a problem in November 2006. Three men had held up a jewelry store in a brazen armed robbery and had escaped with ...

  • The politics of despair

    There have been election days in the past that I've looked forward to - I've looked forward to the excitement of the races, the conflicting ...

  • Leaving our mark

    Just before the old trail heads out to Mistaken Point, you take a dip down into a sharp faultline fold that crosses under the Cape Race road. ...

  • Fishing for credit after Iceland's freefall

    Oh, what a difference a year or so makes. In July 2007, Premier Danny Williams was pointing to a quarter-billion-dollar investment by Icelandic ...

  • Flying blind

    Here's an interesting idea for all you electioneers out there: since the fishery is still a huge part of life for rural Newfoundlanders and ...

  • The art of the matter

    When I heard Stephen Harper's comments about the value of the arts in this country, I rolled my eyes a little, and thought it was just another ...

  • Science fiction, Wall Street-style

    Call me crazy if you want, but I've always had a problem with one little piece of economic theory. It's a simple thing really. I have problems ...

  • Two rights don't make it wrong

    Premier Danny Williams is right, and he's right again, but that's not going to make life any easier for his administration. Monday, Williams ...