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, Society

Canadian sports fans win one and lose one as they prep for next year

In normal times, yesterday was supposed to approach something resembling a low-key national holiday–a Sunday when Canadians across the country would gather with friends and family to join in a long-time, late fall ritual: the viewing of the Grey Cup, »

International, Politics

As expected, Canada and U.K. ink a post-Brexit (interim) trade agreement

As expected–and predicted by many, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau earlier this month–Canada and the United Kingdom have agreed to a new trade deal. The interim agreement will take effect Jan. 1, when the U.K. severs ties with the European »

Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology

G20 leaders promise developing countries they be won’t left out in COVID fight

Canada joined other Group of 20 countries on the weekend to promise developing nations that they will not be left out when the time comes to distribute COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics and medical equipment. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the other »

Economy, International, Society

Trudeau joins other APEC leaders to sign free trade declaration

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, along 20 other leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders’ virtual summit hosted by Malaysia, has signed a declaration on free trade and digital innovation as a way to generate economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. »

Economy, Health, Society

Chief health officer says COVID-19 cases could hit 60,000 a day by year’s end

Canada’s chief public health officer released new modelling today about where the COVID-19 pandemic may be heading across the country and the numbers are anything but pretty. Dr. Theresa Tam said there could be as many as 60,000 new cases »

Politics

Global Affairs says ambassador visited Kovig and Spavor in Chinese detention

Canada’s ambassador to China has visited two Canadians detained in China for nearly two years, according to a news release from Global Affairs Canada. The release says Ambassador Dominic Barton was granted on-site virtual access to former diplomat Michael Kovig »

Health, Politics, Society

A scathing report calls out the RCMP’s ‘toxic’ culture in dealing with women

More criticism is being levelled at the way Canada’s national police force, the RCMP, goes about its business. On Tuesday, Canada’s information commissioner released a report saying the RCMP’s inability to respond to information requests has reached a “critical” point »

Economy, Politics, Society

Canada-U.S. border likely to stay closed for–at least–another month

It appears travel restrictions at the Canada-United States land border will be extended another month–to Dec. 21–according to numerous media reports in Ottawa. The two countries first announced the restrictions in March and–with some additional exemptions–they have been renewed every »

Economy, International

Garneau says Canada will wait to clear Boeing 737 MAX jets for takeoff

Boeing 737 MAX aircraft will not be returning to Canadian airspace, at least for the moment, despite being cleared for takeoff in the United States on Wednesday. Following the U.S. announcement, Minister of Transport Marc Garneau said Canada will impose »

Economy, Health, International, Society

Anthony Fauci warns Canada to ‘double down’ in fight against COVID-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci, likely the most famous infectious disease expert in the world thanks to sporadic attacks on his character and expertise by Donald Trump, says Canada needs to “double down” on public health measures until a COVID-19 vaccine becomes »