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.


Activists applaud government promise to shift away from animal toxicity testing

Animal rights activists are applauding a proposed overhaul of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, or CEPA, that includes a promise to shift away from toxicity tests on animals as well as increase government support for developing alternatives to animal testing. »

Internet, Science & Technology, Society

CRTC directive aims to lower Canada’s high cost of wireless data

The government regulator that oversees Canada’s wireless network operators has opened the door to lower prices in a country that has some of the most expensive wireless data costs in the world. Whether or not those lower prices materialize remains »

Internet, Science & Technology

Having a bad day? Check out what happened to Will Amos yesterday

Some days, as we all learn pretty quickly, really are better than others. Ask William Amos, a Liberal MP who has represented the Quebec riding Pontiac since 2015. His Wednesday–to understate–did not exactly go the way he might have liked. »

Economy, International, Politics, Society

New report says Ottawa spent billions supporting fossil fuel industry in 2020

A report released today by the Canadian environment organization Environmental Defence calculates that the federal government delivered $18 billion in subsidies and other forms of financial support to the country’s fossil fuel industry in 2020. The report says Canada’s federal »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics

Italian-Canadian community will receive a formal apology in May for WW2 wrongs

Canada will formally apologize to the country’s Italian-Canadian community for the way it was treated during the Second World War when some 31,000 Italian-Canadians were declared enemy aliens and 600 Italian-Canadian men were sent to internment camps. “I’m proud to »

Politics, Society

Laurentian University facing mounting criticism after cuts to staff and courses

When Laurentian University, a mid-sized bilingual institution in Sudbury, Ont., filed for creditor protection in February–the first Canadian university, at least in recent memory to do so–the university was quick to say that current students would see no change in »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Four provinces set to move forward on path towards modular nuclear reactors

The premiers of four provinces are set to sign a memorandum today to explore the feasibility of using small modular nuclear reactors, or SMRs, as a clean energy option. All four of the provinces–Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick–oppose the »


Noted businessman and philanthropist W. Galen Weston dies ‘peacefully’ at 80

Canadian businessman and philanthropist W. Galen Weston, whose business acumen and retailing skills helped make his family one of the wealthiest in Canada, has died at the age of 80. In a statement, his family said Weston died on Monday, »

Indigenous, Society

Yukon is sorting through a VERY close election

Voters went to the polls in Yukon on Monday in an election that appears to be as close as it gets. With 10 seats needed to form a majority government in the 19-seat legislature, the Liberal Party and the Yukon »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Society

Montreal’s Biosphere, once the toast of the town, gets a new lease on life

She’s seen a few sides of life now–the geodesic dome created by Buckminster Fuller to serve as the U.S. Pavillion at the 1967 world’s fair in Montreal, known as Expo 67. It was a world’s fair anyone who was there »