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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.

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Arts:Non-fiction- The incredible story of Aloha Wanderwell.

It’s an absolutely amazing story: and if it had been written as a novel, people would think it too outlandish and impossible. But in fact it is true. A young girl, barely 16-years-old, joins up with an older man on» 

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Canada history: Jan 22, 1992 The first Canadian woman in space

It was on this day, the 22 of January 1992, that Roberta Bondar joined an extremely elite group. She blasted off as a payload specialist aboard the shuttle on STS-42 to become the first Canadian woman in space and the» 

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Protest planned for African Trophy Hunting trade show event

This weekend will see a gathering of African outfitters, guides and various other related exhibitors at a hotel in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Screen grab of the Africa Hunting Show webpage © afrciahuntingevents.ca The Africa Hunting trade show is making its annual rounds» 

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Canada History: Jan 19, 1919 The war was not over.

Canadians in Russia, Oct 1918-Jun 1919 Jan: Battle of Shenkursk begins  Most histories indicate, and rightly so, that the First World War  ended with the Armistice on Nov.11, 1918.  That was a deal for the cessation of hostilities on the» 

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More tough talk on trade from US Secretary of Commerce

Donald Trump who is poised to become the US President today, has named the man who will advise and implement trade policy, billionaire Wilbur Ross. Both have said they want to re-examine trade deals which Trump has said are detrimental» 

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Canada’s tax man scanning your social media posts

You might want to think twice about posting online images of your new big boat, or expensive car or vacation, or major home renovations. It’s now been revealed that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is  scanning social media sites for» 

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Canadian webcrawler works to eliminate child porn

With the advent of the internet, the problem of child pornography and exploitation has grown exponentially and internationally. Christy Dzikowicz says that the initial harm to children in pornography and exploitation is worsened and ongoing when images are distributed and» 

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Canada history: Jan 18,1972 Canada stands up for Canadian music

Until 1972, just about the only way a Canadian musical artist would be heard on Canadian radio, was through a combination of extreme talent and good luck, or if they had already been successful in the US. It was extremely» 

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Extending hours for hospital visits shows positive benefits

Generally in Canadian hospitals there are specific and limited times for families and friends to visit patients in hospital.  That is changing. From the couple of hours at a time during specified periods in the day, the new thinking is» 

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Sex dolls and Canadian child porn case

The case is arousing legal questions over what legally constitutes  pornography, paedophilia, freedom of expression, privacy and more. It began four years ago when a man in Newfoundland allegedly ordered a life-like sex doll from a Japanese company. The package»