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.

Oh, Canada

Oh, Canada

Updated on October 24, 2014 - I love the drive to work in the morning, mostly because the rush hour traffic is all going the other way.


Lumped legislation

Updated at 03:32 - Well, Parliament’s back in session, and it’s time for another massive budget bill, this one more than 400 pages long and dealing...


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If those walls could talk

Updated on October 28, 2014 - New Glasgow, N.S., has a million-dollar problem. A seven-storey problem. And a problem that municipal planners across this region...

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It all adds up

Updated on October 29, 2014 - A tweet from the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) set me to thinking.

Ken Simmons

The last straw

Updated on October 27, 2014 - Normally, the fact that Toronto voters are casting ballots today in municipal elections would be trivial information to readers in...


Patrick Butler

Don’t let terrorism win

Updated on October 25, 2014 - In the Vancouver airport, the parents of a Muslim family stand stock-still, watching the news from Ottawa play out on television...


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