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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.

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Bottled smoke, and the water of life.

It was so wild, so big, and so difficult to control, that firefighters named it “the beast”. Fort McMurray in northern Alberta made world headlines this year when a giant fire destroyed  a good portion of the town, and vast» 

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Controversial forest clearcutting in Nova Scotia

Approvals and policies for clearcutting in the east coast maritime province of Nova Scotia have been raising the ire of residents and environmental groups. A recent decision by the provinces Natural Resources Minister, Lloyd Hines, will allow clearcutting of almost» 

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Aliens are there and they’re signaling….uh maybe

Two scientists at Laval University in the province of Quebec say they’ve detected signals from deep space that are “probably from aliens” EF Borra and E Trottier had their finding published in the journal Publications Astronomical Society of the Pacific» 

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CETA trade- on again, off again, now back on?

Headlines have been saying the huge CETA trade deal between the European Union and Canada is now back on after late night negotiations in Belgium with the dissenting region of Wallonia. Bernard M Wolf, Professor Emeritus, York University,Toronto © Schulich School» 

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Guiness world record: Canadian has solid pipes

Lorne Figley is at work today fixing leaks, attaching pipes, repairing heating systems and so on, just like he’s been doing for years, many years,…. many many years. At age 92, Lorne is has now officially been recognized as the» 

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Rising Canadian star to join F1 circus

Many international fans will remember with fondness, the late Canadian F1 star, Gilles Villeneuve, one of the most popular and exciting drivers of his time. Another young Canadian may now be set to take up Villeneuve’s mantel. Only 17, with» 

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Canada at the culinary olympics- Gold, and more gold!

It is called the Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA), and the IKA International Olympiade der Koche. It is an international culinary arts exposition and olympic-like competition.  Held every four years, like the Olympic sporting event, it attracts the best chefs from» 

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Is the Canadian 5-cent coin on life support?

(comments to all stories can be made at the bottom of the page) “ A penny for your thoughts?”,  “Here’s my 2-cents worth…..” These are sayings that are fading fast in Canada since the penny, the one-cent coin, was discontinued» 

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Canada is THE place to visit in 2017

One of the best known travel guide publishers in the world has named Canada as the top country to visit in 2017. Lonely Planet has released its 2017 list of destination choices, and it’s made a lot of Canadian travel» 

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History: Oct 24, 1918 – The SS Princess Sophia disaster

It’s not the worst maritime disaster in world, or even  Canadian history, but it certainly is among the most tragic. Over 344 people waited for a day and half aboard the stricken SS Princess Sophia for help they could see»