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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 and Entertainment History International Interview

Canadian musicologist makes 900 year old discovery

A Canadian professor and expert in medieval music has made an a truly fascinating discovery.  He has been able to identify the person who made a breakthrough in music notation, and accurately date this innovation, which is now possibly the» 

Arts and Entertainment Canadian headlines International Society

School backtracking on firing of teacher over brief erotic film career.

Jacqueline Laurent-Auger, now 73, has been teaching theatre at an elite Montreal private French school, College Jean-de-Brebeuf, for 15 years. Back in the 1960’s and 70’s she had just graduated from theatre school in Montreal and was seeking work in» 

Canadian headlines International Lifestyle Society

Emigrating? Best country list

It’s called the HSBC Expat Explorer Report listing what expats from over 100 countries have to say about their new countries. It seems there are about 3 million Canadians living abroad, and this new survey says Canada is a fairly» 

Animals Canadian headlines Environment Military Society

Alberta ranchers say elk herd out of control

Ranchers in the southern portion of the western province of Alberta say a herd of wild elk on a military base has grown too big and is damaging their grazing land. CFB Suffield property comprises some 2,690 sq km. about» 

International Interview Military Politics Religion Society

Islamic radicalization, two Canadians dead

In what is alleged to be an act of terrorism related to radical Islam, two Canadians are dead, and another is in hospital in the mainly French-speaking province of Quebec. Michel Juneau-Katsuya is CEO of Northgate Security and Strategic Intelligence,» 

Canadian headlines History Military

Artefact of the HMCS Niobe unveiled

In a symbolic coincidence of events, October 21 is an important date for Canada’s Navy. It’s the date of Canada’s first official warship, and the date an arteifact related to the ship was unveiled. The first modern warship of the» 

Arts, Culture, Lifestyle Column

Doc film- Weather Gone Wild- Director Melanie Wood

The earth has always experienced severe storms, tornados, blizzards, droughts, and floods, but in the past couple of decades some strange things have been happening. It seems that with global warming, the climate is changing and that the weather has» 

Program The Link

the LINK Online (Sat, Oct.18 2014)

Your regular Link hosts are Wojtek Gwiazda, Lynn Desjardins, and Marc Montgomery Canada’s Official Opposition NDP leader Thomas Mulcair has promised to set up an affordable childcare plan for the country if his party is elected next year. © PC/Sean Kilpatrick/CP» 

Animals Canadian headlines Economy Environment Highlights Indigenous Lifestyle Society

Social media contributing to wildlife decline in Arctic

New warnings are being made about using social media to sell wildlife meat and fish online. On a Nunavut Territory Facebook page “swap and sell” site, one can find narwhal and whale maktaaq (blubber), caribou meat, arctic char, walrus, and» 

Animals Canadian headlines Health Highlights Indigenous Your choices

Struggle to control dangerous stray dogs across northern Canada

It’s been a problem for many years in small communities all across far northern Canada. Stray pets and semi-wild dogs roam many communities and have occasionally caused serious injury and death. In January 2010, a 10-year old boy in the»