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.

International, Politics, Society

Canadians linked to ISIS pose dilemma for Ottawa

As cornered Islamic State militants make what appears to be a last-ditch stand in eastern Syria, Canadian politicians, diplomats and political scientists may finally be ready to begin grappling with what to do about Canadians with ISIS connections still in» 

A sinkhole expands into B.C. nightmare

The nightmare began Christmas Day in the municipality of Sechelt, about 50 kilometres northwest of Vancouver on British Columbia’s lower Sunshine Coast. A sinkhole appeared on a vacant lot in the Seawatch Concordia subdivision. It measured about 12 metres deep,» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics, Society

Western energy workers head for Ottawa in giant truck convoy

A giant convoy of trucks festooned with slogans and driven by disgruntled western energy sector workers is heading east, bound for Ottawa and a three-day protest on Parliament Hill beginning Tuesday. About 160 trucks left Red Deer, Alberta Thursday morning» 

Health, International, Society

RCMP reviewing how it handles fentanyl

Canada’s national police force is reviewing how its members should handle fentanyl. There had been fears that officers faced high risk when dealing with the drug. However, new research suggests that they are not likely to overdose on the drug» 

International, Society

Joe Schlesinger dies, leaving a legacy few will match

Canada lost an important part of her history on Monday. Joe Schlesinger died. He wasn’t really famous, though he appeared a lot on television. He wasn’t especially pompous, though his body of work might have given him cause to be» 

Parents of Quebec City mosque shooter say sentence ‘too severe’

The parents of Alexandre Bissonnette, the man convicted of carrying out the attack on the Quebec City mosque in the winter of 2017, have released a letter questioning the severity of the sentence their son was given last Friday. Bissonnette,» 

Health, International, Society

The Capital City Condors: a team to root for, really root for

Anyone who doubts the importance of the lessons hockey can teach–at least when it’s run by people who really get it–needs only to take a look at the Capital City Condors. Based in Ottawa, the Condors were founded 11 years» 

Society

Sunday vigil remembers McArthur’s victims

A “Vigil for a Grieving Community” was held Sunday as people in Toronto gathered to remember the eight men killed by Bruce McArthur between 2010 and 2017. All eight victims had disappeared from the city’s gay village. All were dismembered» 

International, Politics, Society

Canadians surrender to Kurdish forces in Syria

Global Affairs Canada says it is aware of two Canadian women being detained in Syria. The confirmation follows CNN interviews with the two Canadians after they fled one of ISIS’s last remaining strongholds in eastern Syria and surrendered to U.S.-backed» 

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Politics, Society

A gorgeous Down East town grapples with an ugly industrial legacy

Things are getting downright ugly in the gorgeous Newfoundland and Labrador community of St. Mary’s. An unbearable smell fills the air. How unbearable? “It’s hard to explain the smell to you,” says the town’s voluntary deputy mayor, Steve Ryan, to»