@*@ Author
Terry Haig
Terry Haig
Terry Haig has been a journalist for over 40 years and a radio host for over 20. He was been with RCI since 1972, playing the role of writer, producer, newsreader and and on-air personality. Mr. Haig is also an actor, having performed in over 60 films as well as on the stage in Canada, the UK and the United States. He is perhaps best known for his work with the Montreal Expos baseball team when he was a beat writer, a columnist and the analyst for Expos games.

Canadian headlines History International Military Science and Technology Society

Canadian to accept Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

On Aug. 6, 1945, Setsuko Nakamura was a 13-year-old middle-school student in the Japanese city of Hiroshima. That morning an American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, dropped the world’s first atom bomb. Setsuko Nakamura was about 1.8 kilometres from the» 

Animals Economy Environment Interview Lifestyle Science and Technology Society

Senate votes to move ahead with bill dear to animal activists

Canadian animal rights activists scored what they are calling a “huge victory” in the Senate on Thursday. The upper chamber’s fisheries committee voted to move forward with Bill S-203, legislation that would ban keeping whales and dolphins in Canadian aquariums.» 

Canadian headlines Health Society

New figures reveal severe lack of convictions in sexual assaults

Statistics Canada has released startling figures about the lack of criminal convictions in sexual assault cases. New research by the government recording agency made public Thursday showed that only about one in 10, (12 per cent) of sexual assault cases» 

History Indigenous International Interview Lifestyle Politics Society

Nova Scotia moving to make amends to the Mi’kmaq nation

This story began thousands of years ago when a people now known as the Mi’kmaq nation, roamed much of what came to be called Eastern Canada. They lived peacefully, working the land, hunting and fishing to survive. Then the white» 

Canadian headlines Economy International Society

Bank of Canada stands pat on interest rate

The Bank of Canada on Wednesday postponed a hike in its trend-setting interest rate following two rate hikes since July. The rate, which remains at 1 per cent, plays a primary role in what retail banks offer their customers on» 

Canadian headlines History International Lifestyle Politics Society

Crucifix will stay on wall of Quebec legislature

Quebec’s Liberal Party government says it will keep the crucifix that sits behind the speaker’s chair in the provincial legislature. Chair Filomena Rotiroti says there was consensus in the Liberal caucus that the crucifix should stay. The decision, announced Tuesday,» 

Health International Interview Society

The Loneliness Project seeks to ease the hurt gently

Sometimes, beauty and caring are their own rewards. Marissa Korda © Marissa Korda Sometimes, mixing those virtues with a healthy dose of empathy and compassion can go a whole lot farther than you ever imagined. Sometimes, if you are lucky, they» 

Arts and Entertainment Canadian headlines Lifestyle Society

Montreal’s “Spoonman” is stepping away

In the end, it wasn’t the blustery winter or sweltering summer days that did it, it was the combination of city regulations and age that finally forced a downtown Montreal icon into retirement. Cyrille Esteve, aka “Spoonman,” says he’s ready» 

Canadian headlines Health Science and Technology Society

Drone strikes commercial plane, a first in Canada

A collision between a drone and a commercial aircraft approaching Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport last week has drawn the wrath of Canada’s usually placid federal transport minister, Marc Garneau. “This should not have happened, that drone should not» 

Environment Health Interview Science and Technology Society

New Canadian study suggests that trees can play a part in a longer life

There are a million reasons to love trees, those perennial plants that rise from the ground, come in all shapes and sizes, whose branches grasp at the sky. Toronto High Park’s cherry trees in the spring. They may do a»