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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.

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Canada experiences fastest growth rate in its history

Canada, which celebrated its 150th birthday in 2018, is growing at the fastest rate in its history and has reached its highest total population ever. New figures released by Statistics Canada show that Canada–as of Apr. 1–had a population of» 

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Horse-drawn Montreal calèches will soon be nothing but history

They’ve been around since the 18th Century, but Montreal’s famed horse-drawn carriages known as calèches will become a thing of the past by the end of next year. Meanwhile, pit bull dogs–maligned and feared by many, banned in 2016, then» 

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Jody Negley has a road map for Montrealers who want to help disabled people navigate their hometown

How many of us have walked down a city street and helped someone overcome some physical hurdle? Plenty of us, I would wager. How many of us have walked down a city street and looked the other way? A lot» 

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Canadian Foreign Minister Freeland continues trip to Washington

Canada’s foreign affairs minister, Chrystia Freeland, continues her trip to Washington in the wake of last weekend’s verbal attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by U.S. President Donald Trump following the G7 meeting near Quebec City. 0n Thursday, Freeland met briefly» 

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More bad news for Canada’s East Coast cod fishery

There’s more bad news for the once thriving cod fishery off Newfoundland and Labrador on Canada’s East Coast–already in virtual total collapse. Citing a spring stock assessment that showed cod in decline, the federal government has announced a reduction in» 

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The tough slog that is the Canadian Football League season is set to begin

“Hey! It’s june. Time to play a little football.” “Really?” “Yeah, it’s Canada.” All true. The Canadian Football League begins its regular season Thursday night in Winnipeg when Edmonton’s Eskimos face the hometown Blue Bombers (good names, eh?). After a» 

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Pioneering gay activist Jim Egan honoured in Toronto

A man who helped change the life of tens of thousands of Canadians is being honoured Wednesday night in Toronto when Historica Canada releases a one-minute video to be shown online to celebrate the life of Jim Egan. Egan spent» 

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How music can help us and not just in the usual ways

“Music Therapy” is a term that gets thrown around a lot these days: sometimes for better, sometimes for worse. But when circumstances are right and the therapist is on his or her game, a healing process for those suffering from» 

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Equal pay for equal work rules now in effect in Ontario

Canada’s most affluent and most influential province is continuing its efforts to level the playing field for low-wage workers. As of Sunday, part-time, casual and seasonal employees in Ontario will be paid at the same rate as full-time workers. The» 

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Canadian Steve Nash is going to basketball’s Hall of Fame

It may come as something of a surprise that it was a Canadian, James A. Naismith, who invented the world-wide game now known as basketball while he was teaching physical education at the International YMCA Training School in Springfield, Mass»