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

Number of Canadians finding full-time physicians continues to lag

A new study released Thursday has health care experts scratching their heads. Whether or not it becomes a factor in the lead-up to the Oct. 21 general election remains to be seen. But inquiring minds will likey want to know:» 

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

First Nations clean water teen activist will address UN on Saturday

The two have never met. One is from Stockholm, the other from a First Nation in Ontario. Greta Thunberg and Autumn Peltier. Spiritual sisters-in-arms, both share a stunning beauty and determination to save their future and the planet. On Friday,» 

International, Society

Working to de-radicalize, one person at a time

It’s a program that grew out of a previous effort to help young people in danger of becoming involved with gang violence Calgary in 2015. It’s called ReDirect and it’s one of many anti-radicalization programs that exist across Canada–part of» 

Health, International, Society

Abuse survivors want names of accused Catholic priests released

Canadian survivors of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests are calling on the church’s bishops to follow the lead of some of their U.S. counterparts and release the names of clergy facing credible misconduct The survivors made the call in» 

Economy, Environment, Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Are torrential rains battering Canada a sign of more to come?

A couple of iconic Canadian cities–one on the Prairies, the other Down East–have taken a real beating from what is now called “severe weather” over the past several days. How severe? Let’s begin in southern Manitoba, where over 50 millimetres» 

Economy, Health, Society

Study finds Ontario vitamin B12 shots over-hyped

A study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine has revealed some head-scratching figures about vitamin B12 use in Ontario. Based on figures from the Toronto-based Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, researchers found that between January 2011 and October 2015,» 

Economy, Environment, Health, International, Politics, Society

Twitter dispute between activists and Environment Canada lands gently

Timing, (many say about many things) is everything. So you know things aren’t going all that well for Catherine McKenna, Canada’s minister of environment and climate change, when her official Twitter feed blocks a young climate action group at the start» 

Economy, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Experts on sleep (and lack of it) are meeting in Vancouver

Most of us–certainly a very great many of us–have been there: struggling to fall asleep, struggling to stay asleep–tossing, turning, venting–as the bedside alarm clock moves relentlessly forward. It is neither a pleasant nor a healthy experience. And repercussions abound» 

Economy, Health, Politics, Society

Quebec judge advances class-action nursing homes law suit

Talk to many Quebecers with loved ones in the province’s long-term-care nursing homes for the elderly and–for the most part–any conversation will likely produce a troubled wince…or something worse. Many will tell you stories that lead to tears; others will» 

Politics, Society

Canadians’ trust in science appears to be eroding: poll

As Greta Thunberg, who is coming to Montreal later this week, continues to call on political leaders to attend to the science as the world grapples with climate change, a new public opinion survey suggests that Canadians’ faith in science»