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Marc Montgomery
With a passion for anything antique with an engine, and for Canadian and world history, Marc comes with a wealth of media experience. After DJ work at private radio in southern Ontario, and with experience in Canadian Forces radio and tv in Europe, the state broadcaster in Austria (Radio 3), and the CBC in Ottawa and Montreal, he was the host of the immensely popular CBC and RCI show, "The Link". He is now part of the new RCI online team producing stories from and about Canada from coast to coast.

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The LINK Online (Sat Oct 25, 2014)

Your hosts are Lynn Desjardins, Wojtek Gwiazda, and Marc Montgomery Photo of Martin Couture-Rouleau holding a copy of the Koran superimposed on images from the parking lot where the two military personnel were struck by Rouleau’s car © CBC-Ummaland The tragic» 

Canadian headlines History International Military

October 25, (1854) Canadian courage, and the Charge of the Light Brigade

Half a league, half a league,  Half a league onward, All in the valley of Death Rode the six hundred. “Forward, the Light Brigade! “Charge for the guns!” he said: Into the valley of Death Rode the six hundred. It is a most famous poem,» 

Animals Canadian headlines Environment

Unique conservation plan on Canada’s east coast

It’s called the Bay of Islands Coastal Wilderness project, or the Wild Islands project Bay of Islands comprises dozens of small islands between Clam Harbour and Mushaboom Harbour (about 30km long) on the eastern shore of Nova Scotia © Google It’s» 

Canadian headlines Immigration & Refuge International Lifestyle Military Politics Society

Canadian Muslim groups react to killing of Canadian soldiers

Several Canadian Muslim groups have come out to publicly condemn the murders of two Canadian soldiers this week by recent converts to Islam. On Monday a uniformed soldier was run down and killed in St-Jean-sur Richelieu,Quebec by a driver who» 

Economy Interview Military

Missed deadlines, cost overruns: Canada well behind in re-equipping military

Canada is now many years behind in several programmes to re-equip its army, navy and air force.  Canada’s procurement process is complicated, involving different government agencies, often with conflicting priorities. Elinor Sloan prepared a detailed report for the University of» 

Animals Canadian headlines Environment Highlights

Bison bullies in the Northwest Territories

When you’re as big as a bison, you tend to ignore annoyances like people, fences and even cars. This is become a problem for several communities in the Northwest Territorries. Even as far back as 2010, the issue was begin» 

Arts and Entertainment History International Interview Your choices

Canadian musicologist makes 900 year old discovery

A Canadian professor and expert in medieval music has made an a truly fascinating discovery.  He has been able to identify the person who made a breakthrough in music notation, and accurately date this innovation, which is now possibly the» 

Arts and Entertainment Canadian headlines International Society

School backtracking on firing of teacher over brief erotic film career.

Jacqueline Laurent-Auger, now 73, has been teaching theatre at an elite Montreal private French school, College Jean-de-Brebeuf, for 15 years. Back in the 1960’s and 70’s she had just graduated from theatre school in Montreal and was seeking work in» 

Canadian headlines International Lifestyle Society

Emigrating? Best country list

It’s called the HSBC Expat Explorer Report listing what expats from over 100 countries have to say about their new countries. It seems there are about 3 million Canadians living abroad, and this new survey says Canada is a fairly» 

Animals Canadian headlines Environment Military Society

Alberta ranchers say elk herd out of control

Ranchers in the southern portion of the western province of Alberta say a herd of wild elk on a military base has grown too big and is damaging their grazing land. CFB Suffield property comprises some 2,690 sq km. about»