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.

Politics, Society

Trudeau’s Liberals will continue to govern, at least for now

This is politics so things could change quickly, but for the time being, at least, it appears that Justin Trudeau’s Liberals will continue to govern Canada. There were no early indications today that either the Bloc Quebecois or the New »

Health, Society

Health officials say Canada has reached a ‘crossroads’ in COVID-19 fight

Canada’s Public Health Agency says the country has arrived at crucial turning point in its battle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. “Canada is at a crossroads and individual action to reduce contact rates will decide our path,” said a federal »

International, Society

RCMP downplays effects of ‘BlueLeaks’ hack affecting Canadian police agencies

The RCMP is minimizing a breach of confidential data of 38 Canadian police agencies that was exposed by a group of hackers last summer that targeted police in the United States. An activist group, Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoSecrets), published »

International, Society

Poll finds COVID fears growing and waning support for anti-mask protests

As COVID-19 cases mount across the country, a new poll suggests that a vast majority of Canadians don’t support anti-mask demonstrations calling on governments to back off on mandating public health measures. It also suggests that Canadians are far less »

International

Study raises questions about allocation of funds to save endangered species

A new Canadian study raises questions about how money is being allocated in the fight to save endangered species from extinction. Researchers from Ottawa’s Carleton University and Environment and Climate Change Canada studied over 2,000 endangered species across North America, »

Health, Indigenous, Politics, Society

Ottawa announces $1billion package to address housing shortage for vulnerable

The federal government has announced plans to spend $1 billion over the next six months on what it is calling a Rapid Housing Initiative to help address urgent housing needs of vulnerable Canadians. Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen says the »

Health, Politics, Society

B.C. lays out details of its pandemic economic recovery plan

British Columbia has unveiled details of its economic recovery plan, aimed at trying to get the province back on its feet as it continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.  The $1.5-billion package includes $660 million in new tax incentives and »

International

Alberta distillery cops ‘World Whisky of the Year’ title for 2021

A Canadian whisky brewed in Calgary has been named the best in the world by a man who knows a little something about these things. Jim Murray in his Whisky Bible 2021 tabbed ‘Alberta Premium Cask Strength’ produced by Calgary-based »

Health, Politics, Society

Tam delivers another warning about Canada’s COVID spike

Canada’s chief public health officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, says the recent spike in COVID-19 cases that has seen the number of daily cases rise by nearly 50 per cent in the past two weeks could lead to the country not »

International, Politics

Two cabinet ministers among nine barred from meeting with former ambassador

A week to the day before MPs return to Parliament for a speech from the throne that could trigger an election this fall, Canada’s ethics commissioner has delivered a ruling that may — or may not — heap added pressure »