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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 Highlights International Politics Society

Wine war: International dispute sees Australia vs Canada

Canada and the U.S. have a long history of trade challenges, seemingly made more intense with the recent protectionist attitude of the U.S. Now, Australia has decided it wants to challenge Canada too, in this case over wine. On Friday» 

International Interview Politics Society

Canada’s security law modified but still leaves serious concerns

It’s called Bill C-59. It is the Liberal government’s modifications to the previous Conservative government’s Bill (and subsequent law) C-51. At the time many people had concerns about the original bill, and now some cyber-rights organisations says they have serious» 

Canadian headlines Highlights Politics

Imposing ethics? – Ottawa’s new funding rules for summer jobs

Anti-abortion, pro-life sentiments not permitted. **(public comments open to post or read at very bottom of page)** Around this time of year a number of charitable groups and organisations start thinking about adding staff for employment for the busy summer» 

Economy Environment International Interview Society

Global warming vs the Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are to celebrate the thrill of winter sports, but it seems winter is being less and less cooperative. With the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea, just weeks away, a new study shows increasingly fewer cities will be» 

Canadian headlines Environment Highlights

Top weather disasters Canada 2017

As we start this new year in Canada, much of the southern part of the entire country has been gripped by Arctic temperatures in the -20’s to -30’s Celsius. When you add in the wind-chill factor, those temperatures seem much» 

Canadian headlines Health Highlights Society

Beloved Montreal priest dies

Father Emmet Johns was a priest in Montreal, but one who’s “chapel” was mostly the downtown streets of the city. His death at age 89 was announced this past weekend. In 1988, after a lifetime as a parish priest, at» 

The Link

The LINK Online, Sun. Jan 14, 2018

Your hosts, Lynn, Marie-Claude, Levon, and Marc  (video of show at bottom). A growing body of research shows that over-immersion in smartphones can lead to depression, lack of sleep, difficulty concentrating and even suicide. © Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images New concerns about» 

Arts, Culture, Lifestyle Column

Non-fiction: 30 years as a prison guard

A career in Canada’s federal prisons Suicides, violent beatings, horrific murders,  guards who cared, guards who didn’t, bureaucratic indifference, political meddling, Robert Clark saw all of that and much more. Robet Clarks intimate look at his long career in the» 

Canadian headlines Health Highlights Society

Montreal hospital investigates linguistic “incident”

No French? No treatment. Man claims he was insulted and belittled by Francophone doctor An incident at a hospital in the mainly French speaking province of Quebec is making news, but not in a good way. A Polish-Canadian resident in» 

Canadian headlines Highlights Indigenous

Still more problems for aboriginal inquiry

The non-stop controversy continues in the national inquiry in missing and murdered indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) as yet another executive leaves. It is the latest in a series of high-level turnovers at the inquiry since it began in 2016»