That makes us two Michaels / Michel from Montréal who are fans of Haist.

I still remember fondly reading through both volumes of Modern Photographic Processing during my MA as a way to clear my head, and the amount of stuff I learned was invaluable. When you're academically-inclined you like to go to the primary sources, and whilst MPP is not technically one, it's truly the most essential collection of information culled from primary sources on photography that's still accessible to people not working for Kodak.

You go Grant!