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

  • Reality bites

    Years ago, when winter nights were pure and clean like a young conscience, I walked across a frozen pond with my former brother-in-law, Bob, and ...

  • How about studying the whole problem?

    You just don't work as hard as you used to. That's the way the boss sees it, and he's worried about it. Worried enough that employers in this ...

  • We're getting somewhere - aren't we?

    You could call it barroom pragmatism. Or you could call it a damned shame, and proof that we haven't come anywhere near as far as we might ...

  • Steps in the right direction

    Right now, the last of the colour is going out of the trees and bushes along the former railway line to Old Perlican. After it passes above ...

  • Would you be willing - or able?

    CBC's radio show "Cross Country Checkup" waded into the issue of assisted suicide on the weekend, in some ways combative ground, replete with ...

  • If they ask, don't tell

    Thursday brought another round of federal polling, and probably brought us a little bit closer to an election nobody wants. Not because the ...

  • Thin-skinned? It's all the rage

    If there's one truth in politics, it's that governments - and particularly cabinets - take their cues from the king. Cabinets mimic the style of ...

  • Enough elections - let's start governing

    This is not a new lament. At least, it's not a new lament right now. It's become almost seasonal, one that crops up every time the barrens leaves ...

  • Try a fresh perspective

    No politics this week, so if your taste turns towards the latest contretemps in the most recent verbal slap from one politician to the other, or ...

  • In no time, they'll be hooked - again

    Provincial governments love to keep up with the Joneses - and nowhere is that clearer than when revenue is at stake. As soon as video lottery ...