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

  • Tories busy tarring themselves with the same brush

    Last week was a pretty average one in the House of Assembly. The opposition asked questions about government spending, and the government ...

  • Between a rock and a hard place

    Step away from the AbitibiBowater expropriation for a moment and ask yourself just what the province would have done if the paper giant had gone ...

  • Larding it up

    If you buy the groceries in your house, you'll know exactly what I'm talking about. It's just coming in to barbecue season, and the nutritional ...

  • Poisoning the well

    This may be a tough argument to swallow, but here it is. Despite the fact that there has been what appears to be a clear violation of this ...

  • Putting the cart before the horse

    Here's an interesting question: in the last couple of weeks, the provincial government has gone very public with its call for new industrial ...

  • Grinding out the freshest of prepared statements

    Years ago, I was interviewing then-provincial Public Works Minister Haig Young on a conference call when his deputy minister jumped in and gave a ...

  • Big leagues and small towns

    I was pitching for a Prairie farm team, playing on land as flat as a printed page and running as far as you could see, when a scout for a major ...

  • The house always wins

    At the bottom of every single web page for the Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Washington, Pa., is the single line "If you or someone you know ...

  • 565 million years and waiting ... for you

    Monday, the provincial government expanded the ecological reserve that's meant to protect ancient complex fossils near the road to Cape Race. ...

  • Yesterday's news

    So, are we now super-friends, or what? Part of the Canadian federation, happily wheeling our electrical power through the Quebec grid by dint of ...