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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.

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March to save Canada’s national public broadcaster

After six days of walking, a group of supporters of Canada’s public broadcaster, has reached its goal on Parliament Hill in the national capital, Ottawa. The group calling itself “Tous Amis de Radio-Canada” is protesting the severe budgte cutbacks to» 

Education Health Immigration & Refuge International Interview Science and Technology

Vaccination and immigrants: no mistrust, simply a lack of communication

It is often thought that immigrants have some fears over getting themselves and their children vaccinated. It has been shown without a doubt that vaccines are safe, and necessary to prevent epidemics or widespread outbreaks of disease. A new study» 

Canadian headlines Federal election 2015 Highlights Immigration & Refuge Politics Society

Protests over niqab voting in Canada’s federal election

The majority of Canadians will go to the polls to elect a new federal government on October 19. Somewhat surprisingly, the issue of the muslim face covering for women, the niqab, has become an issue in the campaign. It was» 

Arts, Culture, Lifestyle Column Health International Military

Realistic film thriller “Hyena Road”-Canada in Afghanistan: Paul Gross

Canada’s history is as exciting as any in the world. Trouble is, it doesn’t get told very often. Canadian military history suffers the same fate. A new action feature film is helping to change that. As exciting  as any Hollywood» 

The Link

The LINK Online Sat Oct 10, 2015

Your hosts this week, Lynn Terry Haig, and Marc Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaking about the TPP deal.”Ten years from now, I predict with 100 per cent certainty people are looking back, they will say if we’ve got in it,» 

Canadian headlines Society

Mega biker-gang trial: another setback for police

More bikers charged with crimes including murder and criminal conspiracy are free today as a judge ordered a surprising end to their cases. The mega-trial of five bikers was part of a massive police investigation into the Hells Angels investigation» 

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Most Canadians support niqab ban

The issue of the wearing of a Muslim face covering veil, the niqab, has become a big issue in the current Canadian federal election. It centres on the case of a Muslim immigrant who insisted on remaining covered during the» 

Environment International Interview Science and Technology

Ice and the Northwest passage- an unreliable shipping route still

New findings from on-site research have found that ice in the Northwest passage can still be too thick and ice conditions far too unreliable in summer for it to become a regular shipping route. Christian Haas (PhD) is Canada Research» 

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Border agents protest cuts, saying security comprised

Passengers at the busy Montreal-Trudeau International Airport were presented with a surprise protest demonstration this morning, although no flights were delayed. A group of public servants and border agents were picketing to protest budget cuts and job losses. In a» 

Animals Canadian headlines Environment International

Henry, the polar bear comes home, (more or less)

Henry, at age two and a half and a little over 300 kg, is a strapping young polar bear. He was born however, not in the Canadian Arctic or any Arctic nation for that matter, but rather in the warmth»