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

Things are moving again in Atlantic Canada

Things are moving again in Atlantic Canada.  Until they’re not. Traffic does that. Maybe it’s a really good sign that things are ready to return to something resembling normal in a region with 2.2 million people and a total of six »

Politics, Society

Canadian finally home after arrest nightmare in Egypt

Yasser Ahmed Albaz, a Canadian engineer arrested in Egypt at the end of a business trip in February of last year, is safely back in Canada–ending a family nightmare that began when he was detained at Cairo airport on his »

Economy, Health, International

Many in B.C. fear U.S. residents flouting border rules

British Columbia’s premier says he is concerned by reports that U.S. residents are skirting rules and vacationing in the province as COVID-19 cases spike in the U.S. The Canada-U.S. border was closed to most travellers in March, but Americans travelling »

Health, Society

Launch of much-awaited COVID app is delayed in Ontario

The rollout of a new mobile app designed to help with contact tracing of COVID-19 cases in Ontario has been delayed. The launch of the app, called COVID Alert, was scheduled for today. A spokeswoman for the Ontario Ministry of »

International, Society

Alberta has a new lieutenant-governor and history is made

Salma Lakhani, a long-time community advocate, a successful business person and a philanthropist, has been named the first-ever Muslim lieutenant-governor in Canada’s history. Lakhani was named to the ceremonial post in Alberta by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday. Lieutenant-governors »

International, Society, Sports

It appears this year’s Stanley Cup will be won on Canadian ice

No Canadian-based team has won the Stanley Cup since the Montreal Canadiens did it in 1993, but it appears more and more likely that–at the very least–this year’s Cup will be won on Canadian ice. If everything breaks right–and there »

Arts & Entertainment, International

The battle to save Cirque du Soleil takes another turn

The financial soap opera that is now the Cirque du Soleil has taken another turn. In a move it hopes will brighten the path to financial solvency, the company filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday following a roller-coaster ride this »

Health, Society

Canada extends isolation rules for travellers

The federal government is extending strict quarantine rules requiring travellers to isolate for 14 days upon their arrival in Canada for at least another month. The order, which was set to expire tonight, “has been extended until July 31 for »

Economy

Grocery workers in Alberta talking strike after ‘hero pay’ rolled back

Workers at a major supermarket chain in Alberta may soon be on the picket lines after voting overwhelmingly in favour of strike action last week. The vote by some 8,000 workers at 75 Safeway stores came after Sobeys, which owns »

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, International

Marchers turn out to support migrant workers in Ontario

A backlash against what’s happening to temporary foreign farm workers in Ontario appears to be building. The province has reported hundreds of cases of COVID-19 among the migrant workers as the virus continues to spread because of what advocates say »