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.

The LINK Online, Feb 22,23,24 2019

Today a special programme to mark Black History Month in Canada Your hosts, Lynn and Marc, with special guests Claire-Anse Saint-Eloi- assistant coordinator for the round table on Black History Month; Deborah Forde- Montreal Black History Month Laureate, and Pat» 

Environment, Health, Society

Feeding birds in winter: both a good and bad idea

Winter is a tough time for most animals, birds included. Humans have long enjoyed helping out by providing food in birdfeeders. But for many years now, scientists and other researcher have been saying that’s both good and not so good» 

Economy, International, Society

Hard times for retail: Another major chain closure in Canada

The oldest retail chain empire in Canada, has decided to shut down a major subsidiary. Now with international operations ,Hudson’s Bay Canada (HBC), founded in 1670, announced this week it will be closing all its 37 Home Outfitters  operations across» 

Economy, Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Will Canada win the race for lab-grown “meat”?

If it looks like meat, tastes like meat, is it meat? It’s called “cultured protein”, but generally known as lab-grown meat, but not only meat, but potentially eggs, poultry flesh, fish flesh and even milk. The process involves taking some» 

Arts and Entertainment, Health, International, Politics, Society

Hearing on the case of runner Caster Semenya and testosterone

Testosterone is  primarily a male hormone. South African gold medal winning female runner Caster Semenya apparently has a lot of testosterone naturally in her body. It’s been suggested that has given her an unfair advantage over other female athletes. The» 

Economy, Immigration & Refugees, Society

Rush for heavy truck licences ahead of new rules

Spurred on by a deadly crash last year between a bus carrying young hockey players and a tractor trailer, new rules are being created for obtaining a commercial heavy truck driver’s licence. The crash in Saskatchewan resulted in 16 deaths» 

Arts and Entertainment, Society

Canadians are concerned about “fake news”

A new survey shows a very high percentage of Canadian online users have some degree of concern about disinformation online, or so-called “fake news”. Media Technology Monitor, is a research product of Canada’s national public broadcaster, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Radio-Canada. MTM’s» 

Arts and Entertainment, Internet, Science and Technology

60th Anniversary: Black Friday for the Arrow and progress for flying replica

An “Arrow” will fly again! It was on Friday February 20th, 1959, that what was arguably the world’s most advanced jet interceptor programme was cancelled, and not only cancelled but viciously so. The completed planes were ordered destroyed, and even» 

Economy, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Drone delivery advances another step

A Canadian drone company is already well on the way to a commercial delivery operation to a relatively remote community in Canada’s north. Indeed several companies are testing the feasability of using drones to deliver goods, not the least of» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

“Come From Away”: out of the 9/11 tragedy a rousing musical tale of kindness

Award-winning “Come from away- the 9/11 musical” opens in London. Come from away, is the common term given to visitors or non-native Newfoundlanders. Affectionately known as “the Rock”, the island of Newfoundland in the Atlantic and North America’s closest point»