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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.

The Link

The Link Online May 25-26-27,2018

Your hosts, Lynn, Levon, Marie Claude, Marc  (scroll to bottom for video of show) The Friendly International Dispute Over an Arctic Island It’s a very small island in the middle of the Arctic ocean. Trouble is it’s smack dab in» 

Canadian navy is involved in an exercise to destroy old shipping mines in the Baltic still left from the two world wars

Canadian headlines Environment Highlights International

Deadly legacy of war

Baltic Sea: clearing old ordnance The Second World War may be generations and many decades past, the First World War, now a century in the past, but a deadly legacy remains. During both wars, various combattants set thousands of naval» 

Canadians say zoos and aquaria are useful, but not in the keeping of dolphins and whales

Arts and Entertainment Canadian headlines Environment Society

Canadians say zoos, aquariums ok, but not for dolphins, whales

The issue of animals in captivity has become a thorny one in recent years, especially in relation to cetaceans, (dolphins, whales) In Canada, only two facilities house cetaceans, Marineland in Niagara Falls, Ontario, and the Vancouver Aquarium in British Columbia.» 

Canadian headlines Immigration & Refugees International Interview Politics

American pamphlets discovered encouraging illegal entry to Canada

It was discovered just this past weekend that a pamphlet is being distributed at American hotels and bus terminals near the Canadian border giving advice for migrants to cross illegally into Canada. Politically this is called “irregular” crossing into Canada.» 

Aecon is involved in many major construction and maintenance projects, some of which could be classed as sensitive to national security

Canadian headlines Economy International Politics

Chinese takeover of Canadian firm blocked

National Security Issues Cited Chinese acquisition of Canadian tech, oil and other companies received a setback today. A state-owned Chinese company- China Communications Construction Co. Ltd.,- had been trying to acquire Canada’s largest engineering and construction giant, Aecon. In addition» 

Canadian headlines Environment

Oh Canada- what weather you have!

It is one large country, but what variations in conditions! In Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, wildfires, aided by unusually hot weather and lack of rain are threatening many communities and some evacuations have been ordered. New Brunswick in the east,» 

International Interview Politics

Iran Nuclear weapons deal: ticking time bomb

U.S President Trump has withdrawn support for an internationally negotiated deal to get Iran to end a programme to produce nuclear weapons.  While some insist the deal was not effective, others insist it was and was providing a measure of» 

Canadian headlines Economy Environment Indigenous

Whales seen in Gulf of St. Lawrence, fisheries closed.

Last year there was a record 18 North Atlantic right whale deaths in the waters of eastern North America. Most of them were in the Gulf of St Lawrence and were attributed in large part to entanglement with fishing gear.» 

Immigration & Refugees Interview Society

Asian Heritage Month-Toronto’s past and present Chinatown

Walking tours of what Chinatown was, and what it is now Toronto is Canada’s largest and most diverse city, and has long been the site of one of the country’s largest and most vibrant Chinese communities. Arlene Chan is a» 

a photo of a larger commercial type drone with camera

Canadian headlines Internet, Science and Technology Your choices

New Drone Rules Coming for Canada

This past Christmas, literally thousands of small drones of various sizes and capabilities were given as gifts. Many companies, like real estate agencies, wedding photographers and others such as farmers, are using drones, commercially. These- especially larger ones- are also»