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

  • A thought to keep me sane

    I secretly like freezing rain - not when it's coming down and growing on every single surface like a clear and heavy canker, but afterwards. ...

  • When dinosaurs die

    Last week, an ABC reporter, filing a piece on the American reaction to bonuses for executives at the much-bailed-out AIG, had this curious ...

  • More than I can say

    The grey of March hangs; it just hangs, cold and steady and draining. I've spent much of the day trying to think of something to write a column ...

  • Learning hard lessons from Iceland

    "Maybe we can become a kind of museum of how not to do things." Jonina Benediktsdottir, Icelandic businesswoman, talking about Iceland's ...

  • There's the ticket - a new tax

    I broke the law early Saturday morning, so I'll pay the fine. It's $45, hefty as tickets go, for overnight parking during the city's snowclearing ...

  • The moral of the story? Don't provoke the premier

    Here's an interesting question: just what does it take for a minister to resign or be removed from the government of Premier Danny Williams? For ...

  • Sifting through the memories

    I'm at my mother's house, and my brothers and I are putting her clothes into bags for the Goodwill. We work steadily, and we don't lean towards ...

  • Nothing traitorous about wanting answers

    Here's an interesting question: how would things be different today if a substantial number of mid-level American bankers had asked their ...

  • Inside information

    When you're in the news business awhile, you get to know your turf. You watch and read and listen enough, and you know the columnists who depend ...

  • Extraordinary chapter, indeed

    You've seen the ads: everyone's seen the ads, the Newfoundland and Labrador tourism ads that show a variety of wonderful nature scenes before the ...