Russell Wangersky: the nature of policy

Russell Wangersky: the nature of policy

Sometimes there's more to news than what catches the eye. Russell Wangersky, the Opinions Editor of The Telegram , reports on the seen and unseen each Tuesday and Saturday in his column. You can reach Russell at rwanger@thetelegram.com.

The road to ruin

Updated on May 12, 2014 - It has only been his brushes with controversy that have landed premier-to-be Frank Coleman media hits in recent weeks.

Majumder’s making magic

Majumder’s making magic

Updated on August 27, 2014 - You get your first clue how out of the way Burlington is when you glance at your cellphone.“No Service.”


All-day kindergarten: will we be ready?

Updated on August 30, 2014 - The provincial government’s decision to go ahead with all-day kindergarten is being applauded in every quarter. The soft...

Looking for Lisa

Updated on August 30, 2014 - “I hope my dedication’s getting through.”— “Dedication” by the Bay City RollersIt must be difficult for young people to imagine...


Pam Frampton

The privileged few

Updated on August 30, 2014 - “Don’t complain about getting older; it is a privilege denied to many.”Someone sent me that the other day. I looked at it a bit,...

Ed Smith

What you can do to make 911 work

Updated on August 30, 2014 - In mid-August, emergency dispatchers in Corner Brook made the news for not once, but twice, sending emergency crews to the wrong...

Russell Wangersky

I want what they’re having

Updated on August 30, 2014 - Judging from the snippets of conversation one picks up when wandering around the aisles in Walmart, it is indeed the best of...

Tony Collins

Italy swamped with asylum-seekers

Updated on August 30, 2014 - The last time “Mare Nostrum” (Latin for “Our Sea”) was used as a political slogan in Italy, Mussolini’s fascists were claiming...

Gwynne Dyer

Other news

Other news