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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.

Economy Environment Health International Internet, Science and Technology Interview

Canada approves GM food for sale elsewhere

The government agency Health Canada has given approval for a new genetically modified (GM) food product.  The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) which promotes the vitamin A enhanced product says it is not intended for sale in this country. This is raising» 

Canadian headlines Economy Environment

Taxing residents for disaster costs

Power utility seeks new tax to cover disaster losses How often have you heard that an insurance company won’t or doesn’t cover certain “acts of god”, things like storms, hurricanes, earthquakes and do on. Now, a electric power company in» 

Arts and Entertainment Canadian headlines International Society

“China Clipper”- Passing of ground-breaking sportsman

Player who broke the N.H.L. colour barrier dies at age 94 In the past, professional sports were almost an exclusive club where visible minorities were excluded. Famous black baseball player Jackie Robinson broke that sport’s colour barrier in Montreal Canada.» 

Arts and Entertainment Economy Interview Society

Restaurant owner takes a drastic measure against wi-fi “campers”

Many businesses now offer free wi-fi as a customer service, but, how many times have you seen people in a coffee shop, a restaurant, or elsewhere who are occupying a space alone and silently staring into their laptop screens or» 

Canadian headlines Environment Highlights International Society

New Brunswick’s historic covered bridges..slowly disappearing

They’re all little older or a little younger than the 100 year mark, but they’re also slowly disappearing. They are the covered bridges of New Brunswick and these were once were fairly common in many areas of North America as» 

Canadian headlines International Politics

Canada to join dangerous Mali peacekeeping mission.

The large central African republic of Mali has been beset with bitter internal violence since Taureg uprising in the north in 2012. This was followed by a military coup in 2013, and although an election was held later, infighting among» 

The Link

|The LINK Online March 16-17-18, 2018

Your hosts: Terry, Marie-Claude, and Marc (video of show at bottom) One of the world’s greatest minds has passed away. Stephen Hawking died this week at his home in Cambridge, England. Professor Raymond Laflamme, Canada Research Chair in Quantum Computing» 

Canadian headlines Health International Internet, Science and Technology

Ancient beer comes to life

Besides being Canadian, what does a university expert in Hellenistic and Roman history who can translate ancient Greek, and a craft brewery have in common? The answer is approximately 1,700-year-old Egyptian beer. Professor Matt Gibbs is Chair of the University» 

Canadian headlines Health

More sex enhancement products seized

Neighbourhood convenience stores are not the usual place to find male sexual performance products.  In fact, it’s illegal. A chain of convenience store in Ontario has been raided by officials from Health Canada and more than 16 products have been» 


Deliberately racially divisive, or necessary discussion in Canada?

An assistant professor from Saskatchewan has stirred up quite a controversy over a speech he was invited to give at Trent University in Ontario. The main title was “It’s OK to be Against White-ness” Michael Capello (PhD) is and anti-oppressive»