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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.

Canadian headlines Economy International Politics

Canada quietly sells its gold

Throughout history, gold has always fascinated mankind. Lately it seems some of that attraction is starting to wear off, at least for governments. In recent weeks Canada has been selling off its gold reserves, in fact, almost half of the» 

Arts and Entertainment Education History International Interview Society

Shakespeare 400th: Rare books exhibit in Toronto

He is one of the biggest literary figures, not just in the English language, but in history. Who doesn’t recognize the name Shakespeare, even though he died 400 years ago, in 1616. The University of Toronto , Fisher rare books» 

Canadian headlines Environment Highlights International

Arctic ice extent..record low for January.

Globally, 2015 was the warmest year on modern record. That beat the previous record in 2014. It seems like 2016 may be headed to beat that. The latest indication comes from analysis of the Arctic sea ice extent. Satellite data» 

Animals Canadian headlines Environment

Beluga deaths continue to mystify, worry

For several years marine researchers have been concerned about high mortality of beluga whales in the St Lawrence. That concern has risen again after analysis of the dead whales found last year. Of the 14 carcasses found last year, three» 

Arts and Entertainment Immigration & Refuge International Interview Society

Black History Month- Toronto Black Film Fest

TBFF- Feb 10-14 Toronto Ontario is the most culturally and ethnically diverse city in Canada, and one of the biggest celebrations of diversity is coming this week. It’s only been four years, but the Toronto Black Film Festival has grown» 

Canadian headlines Economy Health Highlights International Society

Canadian tourists helping deliver medical supplies

Travel to what developed countries may describe as “exotic” locations, often means travel to less developed areas. Tim Blazanovic is the Manitoba coordinator for Not Just Tourists. he became involved after a trip to Cuba and saw the need for» 

Animals Canadian headlines Highlights International Lifestyle

Yukon Quest: On you huskies!!!

It’s a gruelling race for man and beast across the frozen Arctic.  The annual Yukon Quest dogsled race is now into day 3 of the 1600 kilometre race from Fairbanks Alaska, to Whitehorse, Yukon. It is truly an international event» 

Canadian headlines Highlights International Lifestyle Politics Society

Update: million dollar house teardown sparks protest

In Canada’s west coast port city of Vancouver, the housing market has been described as “super heated”.   There has long been simmering anger over destruction of  perfectly good homes in order to build bigger ones. The competition for houses, and» 

History Interview Politics Society

Black history month: Senator Anne C. Cools

In this month marking black history in Canada, we speak with Canadian Senator Anne C. Cools. Senator Cools was the first black person to become a Canadian senator, and the first black woman senator in North America. These are just» 

Animals Canadian headlines Economy Environment Indigenous Lifestyle Politics Science and Technology Sports

Caribou continue to decline despite hunting ban

It was once the biggest caribou herd in Canada. In the 1980’s the herd numbered over 700,00. In 2013, it was estimated at about 20,000, and now that estimate has declined to about 10,000. While the George River heard numbers»