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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 Lifestyle

A shocking horror story for Halloween

Ok so it happened during the summer, and its  now been corrected, but video of the “incident” has just been obtained through “access to information” in time for this Halloween. And it is horrible.. horrible if you love fine whisky. An» 

Canadian headlines Lifestyle Society

Halloween, a scary time, but now for different reasons

October 31, Halloween, a time when children get dressed up in various costumes to go house to house in the evening, requesting “trick or treat”. Invariably, they get treats, chocolates and candy, sometimes apples or other healty alternatives. However, because» 

Animals Environment International Interview Science and Technology

New health concerns over a recent tiny, and annoying arrival in Canada

Mosquitoes in Canada have become more than just an extremely annoying nuisance. As vectors carrying disease, they can be of great concern. Certainly in Canada in recent years a species carrying West Nile disease has been a concern. Now in» 

Canadian headlines Education International Politics Society

Confucius Institutes: controversy continues as Toronto rejects their proposal

In a long drawn out discussion over the course of months, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has finally voted formally to cancel a planned partnership with China’s government-funded Confucius Institute. Earlier this year in Toronto, parents, teachers and students» 

Canadian headlines Health International Society

Men’s health month

It’s almost November, and that means across Canada, and elsewhere, it’s almost “Movember”- moustache month. During the month men will grow moustaches in a combined charity fund-raising and awareness campaign about men’s health issues such as testicular and prostate concer.» 

Canadian headlines History International Military Politics

The Inauspicious MI-5 agent, quiet Canadian retiree

  Roberts- aka King, made meticulous notes on dozens of people sympathetic to the Nazis and their activities and dgree of danger they posed © National Archives (Britain) Quiet, unassuming, inauspicious, that was Eric Roberts.  In fact unlike a James Bond» 

Animals International Interview Science and Technology

Ancient dinosaurs, fossil poachers, and a strange mystery solved

A 50 year old mystery involving ancient dinosaur bones and the very strange creature they belonged to, has finally been solved. Philip Currie is one of the most respected paleontologists in the world.  He is professor and Canada Research Chair» 

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Anxiety relief: Pooches and passengers at Edmonton airport

You’re in a big airport, it’s busy, a bit confusing, and hectic, even if you’re waiting hours for your flight. In a first for Canadian airports, the Edmonton International Airport has joined others in a new programme to relieve travelers» 

Economy Environment Health International Interview Science and Technology

Food containers: when re-usable is not necessarily better

A new study has shown that the increasing use of re-usable commercial plastic produce containers, has a drawback; bacterial contamination of the containers After the first limited study of the containers last year found unacceptable levels of bacteria and pathogens,» 

Canadian headlines Economy Education Health International Politics

Canada’s Equality-gender gap: slow but steady improvement

It’s called the Global Gender Gap Report.  It’s an annual report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) – the body behind the high-powered annual Davos summit – first issued in 2006. The report looks at gender issues in 142 countries»