Terry Reith

Network News Producer

Terry Reith is CBC's network news producer based in Edmonton. He's also served as the network's medical reporter, and senior writer for the consumer section of cbc.ca. Reith joined the CBC in 1992 as a local radio and television reporter.

Latest from Terry Reith

Federal health minister appeals to Alberta to reconsider closing opioid treatment program

A controversial treatment for chronic opioid addiction has gained little traction in Canada in spite of some glowing reviews and federal support. Now Canada's health minister is calling on Alberta to reconsider closing its program, which involves administering pharmaceutical-grade opioids in a clinical setting, sometimes several times a day.

'No benefit' to sending seniors ill with COVID-19 to hospital, some nursing homes tell loved ones

Some families of residents in long-term care homes are being warned that admission to hospital or an ICU will be unlikely in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak, leaving some unsure whether everything possible will be done to save the lives of their loved ones.

Embracing an Edmonton winter takes layers of clothing — and a leap of faith

On those winter days when the temperature plunges below minus thirty, the icy wind is intolerable, and the sun is rarely seen, it seems impossible to embrace the season. But that is precisely what some in Edmonton are doing.

Scientists sound alarm over Alberta's new approach to tracking oilsands pollution

Two prominent scientists are raising concerns about the reorganization of the Alberta agency that monitors oilsands pollution.

Dinosaur discovery helps fill 70-million-year evolutionary gap

With the discovery of two dinosaur fossils in China, scientists think they have found the 70-million-year "missing link" between markedly different dinosaurs from the late Jurassic and the upper Cretaceous periods.

Once near extinction, peregrine's comeback revives ancient pursuit of falconry

The ancient pursuit of falconry is making a comeback. Once an endangered species, peregrine falcons are doing so well that people are buying the birds for hunting and business.

Search for amputee actor leads to compromise in push for inclusion

The dilemma haunted Liane Faulder for months. She felt compelled to find an actor who had lost both legs to portray the role of a soldier in a stage play loosely based on the story of Master Cpl. Paul Franklin, whose story she had chronicled in a book called The Long Walk Home. But when she began exploring the world of acting, entertainment and disabilities a whole new story emerged.

Why the heartbreak of Humboldt is touching teenagers in Uganda

When word of the Humboldt Broncos bus accident reached Jinja, Uganda, there was profound sadness at the St. James Orthopedic Clinic and among the young patients it has helped over the past five years.

Passengers angry and frustrated as cruise ship renovations ruin vacation

The Norwegian Sun had just pulled out of port in Miami in mid-March for a 15-day cruise through the Panama Canal when passengers started noticing the sound of grinders and hammers as the air was filled with dust from decks being sanded down and resurfaced. Matters didn't improve.

Fired by the Catholic church over same-sex relationship, Edmonton man won't take legal action

A former pastoral associate will not pursue legal action against the Catholic Archdiocese of Edmonton, which he says fired him after an investigation into whether he was in a same-sex relationship.

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