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

  • Tantrum be damned - we should all ask questions

    "I disagree strongly with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." - attributed, perhaps falsely, to French writer and ...

  • The argument for going au naturel

    It's just a simple front yard of a quiet 80-year-old house, a hundred kilometres away from St. John's, and in its own way, light-years ahead. ...

  • On the record, off the record

    I told a tasteless joke once. OK, I told the same tasteless joke several times, and recently, too. In fact, it's currently my favourite joke, ...

  • The reign of condescension

    When she started running for the New Democrats, Lorraine Michael was an unusually awkward campaigner. In fact, "shyly polite" wouldn't be an ...

  • Return to sender

    It would be nice to be writing about something else this week, but sometimes the world intervenes. Last Tuesday, I wrote a column about a tale of ...

  • Is there an echo in here?

    Saturday, we brought you a letter to the editor, written ostensibly by Aaron Hynes ("Conservative ads are all about Ignatieff's record," May 30), ...

  • When foxes guard the henhouse

    Looking across the ocean at Great Britain, MHAs in this province must feel like they've dodged a bullet. As a constituency abuse scandal ...

  • Vicious cycles

    A college friend of mine hit a dog while driving a motorcycle on a chip-sealed highway, a passenger on the back behind him. Driver and passenger ...

  • Taking out the trash

    It's hard to imagine how lucky we are here in this province - just, in fact, to have this province in the first place. First of all, let me point ...

  • Norway - now, there's a role model

    It's funny how often your eyes get distracted by flash, when the slow and steady out there are the ones making actual progress. Long-shot ...