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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.

Canadian headlines Economy International Military Politics

Canada’s Ukraine reaction: tough talk, but little muscle

Outgoing NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told CBC Radio that recent security threats like the crisis in Ukraine mean more defence spending is required from NATO countries. Canada’s military instead is facing deep budget cuts. © Olivier Matthys/Associated Press As» 

Canadian headlines Education

“Zero” teacher, vindicated

It’s been a long haul for Alberta physics teacher Lynden Dorval. The teacher had 30 years of teaching experience when the trouble began in 2012 in the city of Edmonton. The teacher of teenage students at Ross Shepherd High School handed» 

Health Interview Lifestyle Society

Anorexia Nervosa, a “passion” gone too far

A professor at the University of Western Ontario says anorexia should be considered a “passion” and by doing so, it can modify current treatments ant therapies. Louis C Charland (PhD) is a professor in the School of Health Studies, in» 

Canadian headlines International Military

Increased Canadian military presence in eastern Europe

It’s called Operation Reassurance and is NATO’s current response to the conflict in Ukraine. In May, Canada initially sent about 50 infantry personnel from the 3rd Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (2 PPCLI) to Eastern Europe to join other» 

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Safety concerns at the Alberta oil sands

Canada’s “temporary foreign workers” programme, is again coming under fire, this time for industrial safety reasons. The TFW programme was designed to let businesses bring in workers from other countries to fill jobs on a temporary basis, when no qualified» 

Arts, Culture, Lifestyle Column Your Columns

Beerology- certified “cicerone” beer expert Mirella Amato

This week, pull up a chair and pour yourself a cool refreshing beer. To do it right, and to learn more about this wonderful ages old invention Canadian Mirella Amato has all the tips.  She should, she is Canada’s only» 

The Link

The LINK online (Sat Aug.30, 2014)

On this edition your host is Marc Montgomery the U Sask research team (L-R) grad student and first author, Zhicheng Chen; supervisor Juan Ianowski; (PhD) Elecctrical and computer engineef George Belev (PhD): co-author Dean Chapman (PhD) and beamline scientist Tomasz» 

Canadian headlines Health International Lifestyle

Could antibiotic treatment of babies lead to obesity as adults?

It’s no secret that people in western society are getting heavier. Obesity is becoming an epidemic. Certainly the types and amounts of food many eat is a concern. Also a lifestyle of too much sitting in front of TVs and» 

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Canada Post honours Canadian comedians

Canada Post continues its efforts to honour great Canadian entertainers. After recent series of stamps releases honouring Canadian legends in Hollywood, and Canadian country music stars, a new series is being released today honouring five well-known Canadian comedians. Although there» 

Environment History Indigenous Interview Lifestyle

Exciting discovery in Canadian Arctic.

For archaeologists and anthropologists, it’s an extremely exciting and rare find. They have begun work on a rare site of driftwood houses used by the Inuvialuit people of the high Arctic hundreds of years ago.  In fact, the one being»