Terry Reith

Terry Reith is a producer with CBC Network News in Alberta. Previously he worked as a consumer writer for CBC.ca, and a medical reporter for CBC Television. terry.reith@cbc.ca @terryreithCBC

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Drug given to enhance MRI images under scrutiny over side-effects

Nearly 1,500 Canadians have complained about side-effects after being injected with gadolinium-based dyes during MRI procedures. The medical community says the substance is largely safe, but is still trying to understand the impact of drug's buildup in the brain and body.

'We didn't talk about the bombs': How the 1st cohort of Syrian refugees made it through high school in Canada

The first students from the wave of Syrian refugees who came to Canada in 2015-16 are now graduating high school. While some have dropped out, those who are getting their grade 12 diplomas are grateful for the opportunity to finish their education, and have big plans for the future.

Canadian cannabis entrepreneurs dream big in the face of uncertainty

Investors in cannabis startup Fire and Flower have invested millions of dollars in the creation of a retail brand, leasing stores and hiring top staff. Like others entering the crowded field, they hope to be the dominant player in the $4.34-billion Canadian cannabis market. But nothing is certain in this emerging industry.

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.

Canadian cannabis producers set their sights on global domination

The Czech Republic has joined Germany, Australia, New Zealand and a growing list of other nations which are turning to Canada as a safe and legal source for medical grade cannabis.

Legalized marijuana presents opportunity of a lifetime for Canadian entrepreneurs

Canada's new pot entrepreneurs are scrabbling for a stake in the $23 billion business opportunity that comes with selling legal recreational marijuana. And they're looking beyond this country's borders.

'Nobody was happy': Alberta coal town Grande Cache struggles with mine closure

The Rocky Mountain coal community of Grande Cache is struggling through unusually tough times as businesses, professionals and residents pack up and leave.

'Be proud of who you are': Indigenous elders offer advice to the young about self-respect and reconciliation

Canada’s first national gathering of elders brought together more than 5,000 leaders and teachers from Inuit, Métis and First Nations communities. The objective was to honour those whose wisdom and insight are helping shape a new generation of Indigenous people.

Alberta debates ending twice-yearly time changes

Albertans are reconsidering the twice-yearly ritual of springing ahead and falling back. Surveys show public support for ending time changes, but businesses worry the move would put the province out of sync with the rest of North America.

Diana still captivates Canadians 20 years after her death

The Prince and Princess of Wales' first visit to Canada in 1983 is still remembered as a turning point for those who encountered the couple. Diana, who turned 22 while visiting Edmonton, was seen as warm, welcoming and unpretentious, a welcome change in the Royal Family.