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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.

Arts, Culture, Lifestyle Column

History: Barry Ogden and the fastest sailing ship

It was the ship hailed by all sailors in the golden age of sail. She was the Marco Polo, and for years was the fastest ship in the world. She was a big ship indeed, just over 56 metres long,» 

Program The Link

The LINK Online, Sat., 18, 2015

Your host today, Marc Montgomery India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper held a joint press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. © Sean Kilpatrick/CP An important state visit to Canada occurred» 

Canadian headlines Economy Highlights History International Science and Technology

History, April 18, 1950; The “jet age” began in Canada

The Americans for all their wealth and technological power, had never seen anything like it. From a documentary “too good to be true” the Jetliner peels off like a fighter jet, in fact the later Cf-100 fighter jet bore some» 

Canadian headlines Economy Politics Society

Opposition to Canada Post’s end of home mail delivery grows

From individual acts of protest to municipalities fighting back, opposition to the end of home delivery of mail is growing slowly across Canada. Canada Post, the federal government agency that has always delivered mail announced in December 2013 it would» 

Economy Education International Interview Science and Technology Society Work & Labour

Geography, geomatics, and new Canadian learning technology.

A new concept in teaching geography and related subjects such as social studies is being unveiled today The Geoliteracy Project is designed to make the subjects more interactive and as such much more interesting for young students. The made-in-Canada 3-D» 

Canadian headlines Highlights History Society

Supreme Court rules against city Council prayers

For as long as can be remembered, the city council in the town of Saguenay Quebec, has begun its meetings with a brief prayer, a relatively common occurrence across in cities and towns across Canada. Eight year’s ago, atheist Alain» 

Animals Canadian headlines Economy Environment Highlights Indigenous International Politics Science and Technology Society

Appeal to start on Arctic seismic testing

The proposal from a consortium of three international companies to conduct seismic exploration off Baffin Island was first put forth in 2011. The companies are TGS-NOPEC, Petroleum Geo-Services and Multi Klient Invest. An air gun is used to create loud» 

History International Interview Military

Update: The search for lost WWI soldiers

Last year, historian, author, and documentary filmmaker Norm Christie said a long and painstaking research effort had led him to what he believes is the unmarked grave of some 44 Canadian soldiers. Since then several people have asked for an» 

Canadian headlines Immigration & Refuge International Lifestyle Society

Survey: many immigrants to Canada arrive with no savings at all

A new poll by BMO Wealth Management (Bank of Montreal) finds that new immigrants come to this country with an average  of $47,000 to help them in the transition to the new country. However that same survey showed that one» 

Canadian headlines Highlights History International

Universal condemnation of ISIS antiquities destruction

Wanton and ongoing destruction of world heritage Artefacts that have survived thousands of years of history have now succumbed to ISIS machine guns, sledgehammers, and bulldozers. ISIS’ destruction of ancient relics, including entire sites, has raised alarm among historians, museum»