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

  • Masters of our own messy backyard

    A couple of weeks ago, the provincial government said it doesn't always have to reinvent the wheel - more precisely, it said that it's often ...

  • No gag orders in Transparency Land

    "There are no gag orders in place on anybody. We do not put gag orders in place. The fire commissioner is not under a gag order. The minister is ...

  • Looking into the future

    Out at Middle Cove, I had the opportunity to watch a small piece of history change. At the far right-hand side of the bay, facing out, a huge ice ...

  • Diagnosis? There's no quick fix

    Here's the thing: what we're seeing now are the symptoms, not the disease. The shortage of pathologists, the doctors leaving because of workload ...

  • You can see it, how everything's changed

    The last time I was on the big beach just before Branch, right where the Beckford River flattens out and seams its way through the barrisway, it ...

  • Guess who's pulling the puppet strings?

    All right, this is going to be harsh. But there's a strange message coming out of the Cameron inquiry, a message about just exactly who is ...

  • Notes on a scandal

    OK, so we're not quite in Newark, N.J., where the city's director of communications wrote in an e-mail to city staff: "The motivation and ...

  • It's the piper calling the tune

    A Tuesday morning, snow filtering gently down, the sound of car tires crisp in the windless air. You're late for work, out to the curtains every ...

  • Big city, big problems

    When you walk Toronto's streets, you're surprised by the sheer level of grime, by the pizza boxes and the coffee cups and by the endless loudness ...

  • Province's A.B.S. campaign doesn't hold water

    "It is imperative to have someone at the helm who understands the reliance this province has on the ferry service. This government maintains ...