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.

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Remembering the horror that led to ‘In Flanders Fields’

Over 104 years ago, as the First World War raged around him, a Canadian surgeon sat in an ambulance in a part of Belgium that had already seen more than its fair share of carnage and fighting and would see» 

Immigration & Refugees, Society

Don Cherry fired for poppy comments

He’s gone! Canadians are a pretty laid back tribe except, of course, when it comes to hockey, something that tends to bring out passions that we sublimate away from the rink or game. And nobody’s better at bringing out those» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

Keystone pipeline re-opens following October rupture and spill

The Keystone pipeline, which carries crude oil from Alberta to the U.S. Gulf Coast, reopened Sunday following a rupture nearly two weeks ago that leaked 383,000 gallons of oil, affecting some 2,090 square metres of wetland in a northeastern section» 

Society

It’s time for November Football, a Canadian rite of passage

It’s November–time to partake in a long-standing Canadian rite of passage: ugly professional football. The Canadian Football League conference semifinals take place Sunday–the first hurdle for any team looking to win the 2019 Grey Cup in two weeks time. Montreal» 

Uncategorized

Transportation Safety Board issues new recommendations for air-taxi companies

Canada’s Transportation Safety Board has issued a new report that includes four new recommendations that it hopes will snap small aircraft operators out of what the board fears is a sense of complacency that is putting air-taxi pilots and passengers» 

International, Society

Remembrance Day ceremonies likely to see another increase this year

More and more Canadians are attending Remembrance Day ceremonies every year and it appears this coming Monday, Nov. 11, will be no different. A new survey suggests that more than 41 per cent of Canadians plan to attend ceremonies honouring» 

Indigenous, Society

Stamp honours Louis Riel and his fellow Métis resisters

A new stamp honouring Louis Riel and the resistance he led 150 years ago to protect Métis people was issued Wednesday in Manitoba. The Red River Resistance of 1869-70, also known as the Red River Rebellion, led to the creation» 

International, Society

Eli Pasquale, a legend and an inspiration, dies at 59

Eli Pasquale died of cancer on Monday. He was 59. He was a terrific basketball player, a Canadian Basketball Hall of Famer. For lovers of the game, he was a big part of our collective consciousness back in the 1980s–not» 

Uncategorized

Plenty of Canadians still face discrimination on the job

A new survey suggests that 30 per cent of Canadians who identify with a specific diversity group have experienced at least one incident of discrimination while working at their current job. The survey found that 33 per cent of women» 

International, Society

Stretch of highway near Gander will honour fallen service members

A section of the Trans-Canada Highway near Gander, NL will officially be renamed on Monday in memory of Canadians lost in wars and peacekeeping missions. Running one kilometre east and west from the midpoint between the entrances of the Commonwealth»