Profile of Russell Wangersky

Sometimes there's more to news than what catches the eye. Russell Wangersky, the Editor of The Telegram , reports on the seen and unseen each Tuesday and Saturday in his column. You can reach Russell at rwanger@thetelegram.com

All articles of Russell Wangersky

  • Waiting to hear the whistle blow

    Tucked away in the virtually countless promises of the Tory provincial election campaign are just three words, spelling out how, during its ...

  • Good cop, bad cop

    Years ago, when I was a reporter, a cabinet minister came just about as close to threatening me with physical violence as you could come, saying ...

  • Talk is cheap, but science isnt

    Here's a thought: in 1874, the New York Times reported that fishermen were taking so many menhaden - themselves a food source for many other fish ...

  • The politics of paper mills

    It was only a matter of time. Every time the Canadian dollar climbs, resource operators in this province wonder how long their business will make ...

  • Wish Id thought of that

    I've decided that I'm pretty foolish - researching and writing columns and editorials, and sure, getting paid for it, too. But I've been missing ...

  • Low wages lead to worker shortage

    Sometimes change starts slowly: at Bear Cove, below Renews, a huge bluff of sand, soil and small rocks is easing its way down towards the sea, ...

  • What the premier didnt say

    "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have ...

  • A wager you won't win

    My friends and I have already started a wager on whether we can read one editorial from Mr. Wangersky on provincial politics without him ...

  • Advice for the new (and old) crowd

    So here we are, on the edge of a change in seasons and a change in government all at the same time. Not a big change in government, perhaps, ...

  • When the light changes

    There are times when I don't like the light. A hotel room with sliding glass patio doors, on the back of a hotel lost in the low-rise commercial ...