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

  • Clyde Jackmans chemical romance

    Provincial Environment Minister Clyde Jackman clearly has his face too close to someones pesticide-sprayed lawn because the fact is that the ...

  • A tale of two settlements

    It's the kind of decision that leads to more than a little head-scratching. Sunday, just before the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles was ...

  • What the tourists dont get to see

    You wonder what rocker Nick Lowe would make of his I Knew the Bride When She Used to Rock and Roll playing over breakfast in a motel restaurant ...

  • To those who dread the knock at the door

    I have two brothers, and luckily, neither are soldiers. Because, at this point, I cant imagine just how horrible it must be to be someone whose ...

  • Cabinet ministers need to tighten their belts

    Its hard to get good help these days, and even more, its hard to get good help cheaply. Perhaps thats the concept that our provincial cabinet ...

  • Cutting through the smoke screen

    Outside The Telegram, the stainless-steel ashtray that's bolted to the wall has caught fire again, smoke billowing out the top as filters, old ...

  • Muzzles wont solve anything

    Youve got to be kidding. For the last week or so, radio callers have been taking CBC Radios Ted Blades to task for his temerity in having ...

  • Hands off the cookies

    Ever deal with a small child who youve caught doing something wrong? Remember the kind of answers you get when you call them on the carpet? But ...

  • Time for some trout therapy

    I could write about politics and equalization and the various kinds of gamesmanship that generally steer our political ship of state, but I just ...

  • Legislating against litigation

    There are a bunch of reasons why the government doesn't mind if you sue them, but the biggest one is that they get to make - and re-make - the ...