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

  • There were victims, alright

    Way back in 2005, when Ed Byrne was still a cabinet minister and before the constituency scandal even came to light, the provincial cabinet was ...

  • Different judges, different justice

    What a difference a border makes. And nowhere is that more apparent than in the difference between legal systems in Canada and in the United ...

  • Watch out for the tipping point

    It's the freezing point that holds all the magic. On a Monday afternoon, the weather forecast for Wednesday was either for 35 centimetres of ...

  • An accident of birth

    Five a.m., in a taxi to the Toronto airport, stuck halfway across the country because of weather delays. And it's an old beater of a taxi, a ...

  • A cathedral of trees

    I touched a different ocean the other day, an ocean I'd never, ever touched before. It was the Pacific, lying flat and oily and buoying up a trio ...

  • The manner to which you have become accustomed

    There are lots of people who start out in politics for all the right reasons, just like there are lots of people who start every new year with ...

  • On the edge of things

    It's been cold enough that the snow crunches like cornstarch underfoot, bright and white enough that there's enough light to mark a midnight path ...

  • Twelve days of Christmas

    The corners are bent into curves by snow, the city's noises muted, light reflecting off the snow making the night brighter than it should be. A ...

  • Warning: this could get tangly

    Ah, rivers, Crown grants and the law. What tangly fun they can be. Tuesday, the provincial government dealt, in record time, with a piece of ...

  • One worth keeping

    It's wasted when it's left on the other side of the window. Every season, every day, there is one little bit that's worth saving: one sight, one ...