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.

Economy, Health, International, Society

TSX has its greatest day ever

Who knew? Calm and bliss–those oh so elusive qualities–are not just limited to living the good life at your local ashram. Turns out, there’s plenty of other places you can track down Mr. C. and Ms. B. How about the» 

Economy, Politics, Society

Ford halves funding for Ontario public library services

During the campaign that saw him win Ontario’s provincial election last June, Doug Ford took dead aim at government spending. It wasn’t just talk. Courtesy of Maclean’s magazine, here is a brief look at the cost-cutting measures Ford has taken» 

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Bringing back the joys of Lunenburg Harbour is no easy mission

The magnificent harbour at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia has long been considered one of the most gorgeous spots in Canada. Lunenburg is a a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Nova Scotia’s most visited tourist destinations. But in August 2017,» 

Politics, Society

B.C. tribunal rules in favour for transgender former candidate

The battle pitted an anti-gay activist against a Vancouver trans woman running for office in British Columbia. It started during the 2017 provincial election when William Whatcott, who refers to himself as a Christian activist, printed and distributed 1,500 flyers» 

Health, Indigenous, Society

Landmark rulings appear to aid drive to end solitary confinement

Momentum aimed at making solitary confinement a thing of the past in Canadian prisons continues to grow. Or so it would appear. How soon that past arrives remains primarily in the hands of the courts, two of which made it» 

International, Society

An extraordinary giant pearl emerges from a Toronto suburb

The biggest pearl anyone has ever seen is currently sitting in Mississauga, Ontario. Soon, it may be coming to a museum or art gallery near you. It’s quite a piece of work: white and cream coloured, weighs 27.66 kilos, looks» 

International

Another hot-shot Canadian kid takes aim at a tennis title shot

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. An 18-year-old Canadian kid is stealing the show at a major tennis tournament in the United States. Following in footsteps laid down by compatriot Bianca Andreescu, who won the prestigeous WTA event in» 

Arts and Entertainment, Society

Howard the gnome, a Canadan icon, is moving on

It’s been a good March for Canadian roadside icons. At the start of the the month at the now (somewhat) famous Moose Summit in Saskatchewan, negotiators from Norway and Canada agreed to call off their dispute over which country has» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Councillor who delivered racist remarks cast from her caucus

A local councillor in Montreal’s Anjou borough has been expelled from her party’s caucus following remarks she made about being treated by a doctor wearing a Hijab. “A veiled woman…grrrrr…if it hadn’t been an emergency I would have refused to» 

Statistics reveal a major increase in Halifax racial profiling

A study released Wednesday appears to confirm what members of Nova Scotia’s black community have been saying for years: police profiling and street checks are getting worse–not better–in Halifax, the provincial capital. The report found that black people in the»