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

  • Clear-cutting and bad chemistry

    Here's a study in contrasts for you: on Route 210, heading down the Burin Peninsula just past Swift Current, the sides of the road are getting a ...

  • The politics of branding

    The simple fact is that the marketers are co-opting our protests and our dreams, and using them to sell anything from shoes to politicians. The ...

  • Bracing for Phase 2

    There are still signs of it around, both in airports and with the occasional friend or acquaintance. In Montreal last Monday, there were ...

  • With the greatest of ease

    In some ways, it's like watching Canada geese fly: there is a lot of head-nodding hard work at the beginning and plenty of noise, and even a few ...

  • Boulevard of broken dreams

    Three years ago, almost to the day, I wrote about tourism in this very space, about the rafts of guests we seemed to be getting and about the ...

  • Priming the poison pump

    If it's the middle of the week, this must be central Newfoundland. At least, that may be the way Child, Youth and Family Services Minister Joan ...

  • Post a comment I know you will

    I wasn't good at the playground. I could never fathom the simple, logic-less insults of grades four and five, or the need of some people to pick ...

  • MHAs should have to sing for their supper

    "They say this is the city The city of angels All I see is dead wings." - The Distillers, "City of Angels" I'll admit that, after some 25 ...

  • Nowadays, everyone's an expert

    In Manitoba's Interlake region, there's been too much rain. Unusually too much rain. People who know what to look for say the crops are so far ...

  • Life in the non-information age

    Information may be power, but the lack of it is power, too - especially if you're the one holding the information-strings. Right now, a court ...