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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., Feb. 19, 2017

Your hosts today, Lynn, and Marc (see our facebook broadcast at bottom of page.., performed live on Fridays) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not be in office forever. Could Canadians elect a nativist leader like Donald Trump? © PC/Adrian Wyld/The» 

Canadian headlines Lifestyle Society

Drones, prisons, contraband

With the growing popularity and sophistication of small drones, criminals are getting in on the act. The latest incident occurred at the Regina Correctional Centre in the prairie province of Saskatchewan Drew Wilby  executive director with the Ministry of Justice,» 

Canadian headlines Environment Highlights International Society

Canada history: Feb 17, 1932: The end and beginning of the mystery of the Mad Trapper

It is one of the many enduring legends and mysteries of Canada’s far northern frontiers. Who was this man? They didn’t know then, and they still don’t know now, and probably never will. The story begins in summer of 1931» 

History Interview Lifestyle Society Sports

An historic moment in hockey history; the all-black line

It was an important moment, a breakthrough moment, in hockey history. It was however a fleeting and not well-known moment. Because of its “milestone” nature, it deserves more recognition. In 1970 for the first time in Canadian university hockey,  the» 

Canadian headlines Environment Highlights International Science and Technology

Antarctic sea-ice heading for record minimum

What people often forget is the fact that the Earth’s two polar regions are completely different. The Arctic is an ocean surrounded and interspersed by land, while the Antarctic is a continent surrounded by ocean.  Thus the ice behaves differently.» 

Canadian headlines International Lifestyle Politics Society

Controversial government debate on “Islamophobia”

A Liberal government motion to condemn Islamophobia is set to begin in a few hours. It’s expected to be a heated debate. Liberal Member of Parliament Iqra Khalid who is originally from Pakistan, and now represents a Mississauga riding (near» 

Animals Economy Environment Health International Interview Politics Science and Technology Society

Concern about microplastics in North America’s Great Lakes.

The International Joint Commission (IJC) which monitors water conditions in the Great Lakes of North America, has been studying the increasing concern over microplastics in the system. The IJC has just released IJC) released a report to the governments of» 

Canadian headlines Highlights History Politics Society

Canada history: Feb 15 1965- Canada finally gets its own, wonderful, flag

Today is Canada’s National Flag Day Canada is still a relatively young country, but our national flag is even younger.  At 52, the Canadian Maple Leaf is now one of the most recognized flags in the world. Canada’s red and» 

Canadian headlines Highlights Military Your choices

Canadian military- millions worth of lost and stolen items

Things have always gone missing from the Canadian military, as is probably the case for a lot of military forces. This is often because of the rushed nature of missions around the world, or even the inherent confusion of large-scale» 

Economy Interview Lifestyle

Valentine’s Day: Romance and finance can go together

Is it odd to put a discussion about your finances into this day connected with romance? Not according to many financial experts. In fact, they say it’s a great occasion for couples to start the discussion. Bob Stammers is the»