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Marc Montgomery
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.

The Link

The LINK Online Sun. July 30, 2017

Your hosts  Carmel, Levon, Marc (video of show at bottom) Helmut Oberlander, 93, has said he was forcibly conscripted by the Nazis when he was 17 years old. For the fourth time, he is fighting a federal government decision to» 

Arts, Culture, Lifestyle Column

Conversation with an Imam

Imam Hassan Guillet came to national attention following the horrific mass murder in a Quebec City mosque. A young Quebec man, Alexandre Bissonette, walked into the mosque in late January this year, and shot and killed six men, and wounded» 

Canadian headlines Economy Highlights Military Society

Here’s money, I love you, now please move out

It’s a fact of modern life where the ever increasing cost of living is changing life styles. A new survey by the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) shows Canadian parents are willing to give thousands of dollars to their» 

Canadian headlines Highlights Lifestyle Politics Society

Gay pride parades and police: the controversy continues

The issue began last year when the protest group Black Lives Matter-deliberately interrupted and stalled the huge Toronto Pride Parade. They insisted holding up the parade and not moving until the parade organisers agreed to their demands, one of which is that» 

Education Health Interview Science and Technology

Why it’s getting harder to listen to someone in a crowd

You’re at a party, or a gathering or crowd of some sort and there’s a lot of background noise. You’re trying to have a conversation with someone but it’s hard to understand them. It’s probably your age, and not your» 

Canadian headlines Highlights Lifestyle Society

More controversy for online vigilante group

They call themselves “creep catchers”, They consist of a variety of disparate groups in cities around the country who use the internet chat rooms and dating sites to lure and expose potential paedophiles. Recordings of chats and videos of encounters» 

Canadian headlines Highlights History International Military

Canadian mint angers veterans.

Historically incorrect The 75th anniversary of a disastrous and tragic military action during the Second World War is fast approaching. To commemorate the event the Royal Canadian Mint created and released a special anniversary silver coin in May. But the» 

Canadian headlines Environment Highlights International

German automakers under fire-again

A billion dollar lawsuit has been filed in Canada against Mercedes Benz, VW, Porsche, Audi, and BMW. In the aftermath of “dieselgate” where VW was found to have falsified emissions controls so that their TDI models only activated emissions controls» 

Animals Canadian headlines Environment International Science and Technology

“Floating terror“ arrives in Canada

Canada is a pretty safe place when it comes to things like poisonous snakes, or insects or aquatic creatures. In fact you risk no attacks at all in any of Canada’s lakes or rivers, and virtually no problems in any» 

Economy Environment Indigenous International Interview Politics

Supreme Court landmark decisions on development-indigenous rights

It’s been a three-year battle for the mostly Inuit communities of Baffin Island, but today they’ve won their battle at the highest court in the land. The Supreme Court of Canada has cancelled plans for seismic oil and gas exploration»