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.

Environment, Indigenous, International

A curse of the lost Franklin expedition?

The small Inuit community of Gjoa Haven is reeling from a spate of recent deaths in the community.  In a two-week period, an accident with an ATV claimed two lives, a father and son drowned, a local school teacher had» 

Environment, Health, Internet, Science and Technology

Discovery of lingering effects of anti-depressants across generations

Researchers in Ottawa have been studying the effects of a common anti-depressant, Prozac, on the environment. When people take Prozac or other pharmaceuticals, some of it passes out of the body into sewage systems to waste treatment plants, and then» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Environment, Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Old bread to new beer-reducing waste for a good cause

A charity organisation and a brewery in Alberta are the latest to get into a recent form of “recycling”. The Calgary-based Leftovers Foundation gets donations of food and also of day-old bread from local bakeries which they provide to their» 

Arts and Entertainment, Economy, Society

Lawsuit allowed against video lottery terminals.

A legal case in the Atlantic province of Newfoundland and Labrador could have major implications right across the country. An appeals court judge in the province has ruled a class-action lawsuit against the Crown-owned Atlantic Lottery Corporation regarding video lottery» 

Economy, Environment, International, Politics, Society

COP-24: What accomplishments?

The United Nations Climate Change Conference is the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) has ended in Katowice, Poland. In attendance was Binnu Jeyakumar, Director of Clean Energy at Pembina Institute» 

Economy, International, Society

Only about one quarter of Canadians satisfied with their job

A recent survey shows only 27 per cent of Canadians say they are satisfied with their current employer and are not interested in a new job.. The survey commissioned by Ceridian a global human resources agency, shows 37 per cent» 

Arts and Entertainment, Indigenous, Society

Ontario city does away with indigenous sports symbols

A settlement in a long-standing legal claim against the city of Mississauga and a man of Mi’kmaq ancestry was announced yesterday. Bradley Gallant, whose children play hockey,  first launched his challenge against Indigenous inspired local sports team names and logos» 

L-R: , Lynn, Levon, Marie-Claude, Marc

The LINK Online, Dec. 14-15-16, 2018

Your hosts: Lynn, Marie-Claude, Levon, and Marc  (Video of show at bottom) Canada tries to find more information on Canadians arrested in China, over the Huawei arrest here Canada and China are involved in a major diplomatic row, at the» 

Economy, Society

It’s expensive to rent housing in Canada

A national review of average rents has come out showing the average costs of rental housing in cities across Canada. The rental listing site PadMapper puts out its report monthly. As we near the end of the year, Toronto Ontario, Canada’s» 

Economy, Health, International

Levels are down on Canada’s sweet gift to the world

Maple syrup production down 22% Canada is by far the world’s biggest supplier of maple syrup, the all-natural sweet treat made from the sap of certain maple trees. The province of Quebec alone is the largest producer supplying about 72»