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.

Health, Society

Study shows sexual abuse of students continues

There is some disturbing research by an organization that tracks sexual abuse and exploitation of children in Canada: the rate of teachers molesting students is holding steady across the country. The Canadian Centre for Child Protection, a national charity based» 

Economy, International, Politics, Society

Canada poised to pass two historic animal rights bills

It’s been a hard–sometimes disheartening–slog for Canadian animal activists, but they are about to have a very, very good spring. And so are the animals the activists have long sought to protect and nurture. Two historic bills are about to» 

Economy, International, Society

Effects of Trump’s Mexico tariff threats carry to Canada

Donald Trump’s threat to impose escalating tariffs against Mexico to slow the number of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border is spilling over into Canada. Two major banks have now revised Canada’s 2019 ecomomic growth downward. More are expected to» 

International, Society

Basketball and Canada: a love affair heats up

The television ratings are boffo, there are reports that single tickets are selling for $100-thousand apiece and Jurassic Parks are springing up across the country and elsewhere–putting to rest any doubts that professional basketball is the game of choice in» 

Health, International, Society

A family’s emotional nightmare unfolds in plain sight in Vancouver

It was one of those nightmare scenarios that every family fears to the very roots of its collective bones. Elderly parents, strangers in a strange land with no knowledge of English, get marooned in an airport, abandoned and terrified while» 

International

Canada to increase enforcement efforts against North Korea

Canada’s navy and air force will soon begin regular deployments to help enforce United Nations sanctions against North Korea. The announcement came Monday following a meeting in Tokyo between Canada’s minister of defence, Harjit Sajjan, and his Japanese counterpart, Takeski» 

International, Society

Toronto Raptors looking to make history in NBA Finals

Maybe it’s because no Canadian team has won a title in any of the big four North American professional sports (hockey, baseball, NFL football or basketball) in a very long time. Those last winners–the Toronto Blue Jays and the Montreal» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

All they were saying was ‘Give Peace a Chance’…mostly

They’re doing some celebrating and some commemorating in Montreal this week about an event in a hotel bed that took place 50 years ago. A lot of minds and eyes were pointed in Montreal’s direction back in late May and» 

Indigenous, Society

Louis Levi Oakes, last-known Mohawk code talker, dies at 94

The last surviving Mohawk code talker from the Second World War, Louis Levi Oakes, has died at 94, leaving behind a path filled with awe, resonance and heroism. Kanien’kéha, the Mohawk language, was one of 33 Indigenous languages used during» 

International, Politics, Society

Donald Trump pardons Conrad Black

Conrad Black, a man about whom very, very few Canadians have a neutral opinion, has been pardoned by U.S. President Donald Trump. Black, who is 74, spent almost three-and-a-half years in a Florida prison after being convicted of fraud and»