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

  • On a wing and a prayer

    There are flying things at Montreal's Trudeau airport, although not the ones you might expect. I mean, there are those, too: big Air Canada and ...

  • The trickle-down effect

    Down by the lake Sunday, and it was hot enough that the man in the white cut-offs had his shirt off. His shirt off and the garden hose coiling ...

  • Show us the business case

    It's nice to hear that decisions about connecting Lower Churchill power to the island part of the province are going to be made on a business ...

  • No news is bad news - for everyone

    "The minister won't be available for an interview, but we can send you a prepared statement." Or the minister's available next Thursday - take it ...

  • Here are a few options

    I've had a fair few insults thrown my way over the years, everything from the easy and cheap "mainlander" to the suggestion that I'm a traitor. ...

  • Paving the road to no one

    There's a set of traffic lights for the single lane of traffic crossing the bridge at Salmon Cove in Conception Bay North - but often, you're ...

  • If there really was a philosopher king ...

    Forgive me, but I've been stuck with a nagging thought for more than a week now - and unfortunately for everyone involved (probably readers, ...

  • Let it rain

    Yes, it was raining Monday, finally raining in fitful little rushes, but the truth is, it couldn't have happened soon enough. And I know that's ...

  • 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. ...