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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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Rare white deer seen in northwest Ontario

People around the small town of Stratton Ontario had been seeing something very rare during the summer, an all-white deer. Stratton is located about 400 kilometres west of the northern Ontario city of Thunder Bay. Stratton is just north of» 

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The world as seen from space; like never before

He is known as an astronaut and for five months was the commander of the crew aboard the International Space Station. Canadian Chris Hadfield has just published a book of amazing photos taken from space. It’s called “You Are Here:Around» 

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Ontario lakes becoming “jellied”

Decades ago sulphourus pollution from industrial smoke stacks floating in the air ended up aborbed in water molecules and falling as acidic rain.  Action was taken to greatly curb those pollutants, but now, although greatly reduced, the legacy of acid» 

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Mid-life crisis? Now quarter-life crisis

Many will have heard of the phenomenon of the so-called “mid-life crisis” when people aged somewhere between roughly 35-50 years old question their lives, goals, future and so on. A new survey of Canadian youth shows  what appears to be» 

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Orthodox Jew sues Quebec government for a lack of education

A former Hasidic Orthodox Jew is has served notice of an intention to sue the provincial government in Quebec saying it failed to enforce education requirements leaving him virtually illiterate and unemployable. British-born Yonanan Lowen, now 36, came to Canada» 

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Fencing in caribou to help their survival

Caribou across the country are declining due to a number of reasons, not the least of which is industrial activity in their habitat. This is especially so in for woodland caribou in central Alberta where oil sands projects are booming» 

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Beware the killer shrimp

It’s small, really small, but apparently savage. The scientific name for this creature originating in eastern Europe in the Black Sea is Dikerogammarus Villosus. It and its nasty cousin Dikerogammarus haemobaphes, are only about 2-3cm long, but Hugh MacIsaac, a» 

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How a study of Mars weather can help forecasting on Earth

There is weather, there is climate, and now there is macroweather. All three are being studied on Mars. The idea is to help understand weather dynamics on Earth. Shaun Lovejoy PhD is a professor of Physics at McGill University in» 

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Tattoo removal gone wrong; permanent scars

It seems like such a cool idea, especially when you’re young. A tattoo to express yourself in a variety of different ways. However, what seems cool at first may become less cool in later life.  Unfortunately tattoos are fairly permanent» 

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Tuna quota increase surprises, dissappoints conservationists

The 19th meeting of International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) concluded this week in Genoa, Italy with decision to raise quotas on bluefin tuna. Among conservationists there is great surprise and shock at the decision. The government»