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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 Science and Technology

Federal cuts mean the end of Canada’s world-class Cereal Research Centre

To most Canadians the name Cereal Research Centre means virtually nothing, but to grain farmers across the country, the CRC is an extremely well-known and important institution. The research station will close this month as part of government austerity measures.» 

Education Interview Science and Technology

Keeping science simple and short, (i.e. 3 minutes or less)

You’ve been working intensely for three or four years in your particular scientific field, becoming very comfortable speaking in very complicated and arcane scientific terminology to others in that field. Now, try to explain all that technical and complex work» 

Arts and Entertainment Canadian headlines Environment Society

Is it art or…. ?

In an ever ongoing debate about public art, the western city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, has entered the fray. A resident there has put a black tarp over a work of temporary public art in protest, saying it’s an improvement. The» 

Canadian headlines Science and Technology Society

More citizen’s personal data stolen from government agency

It’s another case of personal information being lost of stolen from government computers. The latest is the theft of a government computer from a car in St John, in the eastern maritime province of New Brunswick The laptop contained the» 

Animals Interview Society

Activists reveal inhumane conditions at veal factory farm

A Canadian animal rights group has released another disturbing undercover video of a commercial farming operation.. After undercover videos at commercial pig farms and battery egg production, the group sent a member to a commercial veal production operation in the» 

Animals Canadian headlines Economy Environment International

Crops versus bees, new regs for Ontario.

In an effort to protect pollinating bees, Ontario farmers are being told to change some habits as they plant seeds this season. The vast majority of corn and soybean seeds now come pre-coated with a type of insecticide known as» 

Arts and Entertainment Column

Jazz- conversation with Canadian jazz stars, Donato, Turner, Desmarais

 This week on the arts, culture, and lifestyle column, we jazz things up a bit. Bassist Michel Donato © Donato website One of the major jazz festivals in North America and with an international reputation, is the annual Montreal jazz fest» 

Program The Link

The LINK Online (Sat. April 19, 2014)

Your hosts this week, wojteck Gwiazda, and Marc Montgomery. Lynn is off for the Easter Good Friday holiday. Canada needs to invest in green energy or get left behind in the world’s clean energy revolution, say environmentalists. © Larry Downing/Reuters The» 

Canadian headlines History Society

Canada’s public archives: new leader and difficult challenge

The federal government has announced that a Guy Berthiaume will take over as head of the Canada’s history gathering institution in June. Bertiaume will take over after former president Daniel Caron suddenly resigned last year following severe criticism on a» 

Canadian headlines Environment Work & Labour

Skyrocketing price of Saskatchewan farm land

What will a million dollars buy you in Canada in terms of property? In Fort McMurray, Alberta, the oil-boom centre of Canada, it’s not enough to buy an acre of industrial land, that goes for about 1.2 million. In Vancouver,»