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

  • The nick of time

    Out on skis in the cold, hearing the whisper of the edges against the snow, the harsh scrape as they cross the ice. Sunday, it's absolutely going ...

  • Give so much, get so little

    I really only met Elsa for a few hours, not even a whole day, just long enough to see that she was exhausted, bags under her eyes, worn out from ...

  • Economic earthquake headed this way

    I always thought that I would feel an earthquake if it happened - that I wouldn't be one of those goggle-eyed people you see in surveillance ...

  • Recycling: a taxing problem

    Letter to the editor - In Saanich, on the edge of Victoria, B.C., the garbage truck trundles down the dark streets very, very early, making its ...

  • Opportunity lost

    There's nothing quite as discouraging as watching someone squander an opportunity. You know the feeling: watching someone have all the tools, and ...

  • Good intentions and the devil of self-interest

    "A democracy requires accountability and accountability requires transparency. As Justice Louis Brandeis wrote, 'Sunlight is said to be the best ...

  • 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 ...