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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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Dutch cyberbully suspect can be extradited to Canada in teen suicide case

A Dutch court made the extradition decision at a hearing today in relation to a case in Canada which made national, and international news headlines. In October of 2012, a 15-year-old girl in British Columbia, committed suicide after posting a» 

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International trade at “3 Amigos” summit- yes, maybe, and maybe not

The leaders of Canada, the US, and Mexico meet in the Canadian capital tomorrow, June 29.  It’s colloquially known as the “3 Amigos” summit, seemingly and somewhat strangely named after a 1986 American comedy film about three bumbling Hollywood actors» 

Economy Health Interview Lifestyle Society

Dignity, peace through last wishes for dying homeless men

They are a marginalized segment of society while they live, and too often die lonely, alone and abandoned. Now some groups in Toronto, Ontario want to ease the suffering and emotional pain of dying homeless men by trying to grant» 

Canadian headlines International Politics Society

Controversial proposals against Israel at Green Party of Canada

There is a controversy simmering within the Green Party that is making waves internationally and has the potential to boil over. It’s known as BDS, boycott, divest, sanction and it’s a proposal put forward by some Green Party members to» 

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History: June 27, 1854-The Canadian inventor who saved the whales

 Some 160 years ago, whales were being actively slaughtered by the thousands in the quest for things like their baleen, used in women’s garments, and for things like fishing rods, umbrella stays, buggy whips, etc. but especially sought after was» 

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Documentary film- centennial of history changing tragedy in WWI

July 1 is a day of celebration across Canada as the official national day celebrating the creation of the country in 1867.  In the Atlantic province of Newfoundland and Labrador however, it is a day of mixed emotions. Co-writer and» 

History International Interview Military

100 years ago-horror, tragedy, and a change in history for Canada

July 1 is a day of celebration across Canada as the official national day celebrating the creation of the country in 1867.  In the Atlantic province of Newfoundland and Labrador however, it is a day of mixed emotions. Co-writer and» 

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Canada’s hot housing market-less affordable, new tax on empty dwellings

A report this week shows that the chance of buying a house continues to move out of reach for the average Canadian. The report by RBC Economics Research (Royal Bank of Canada) is called, Housing Trends and Affordability It shows» 

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History; War of 1812-Battle of Beaver Dams June 22- 24

It is the stuff of legend, In wartime, a woman walks 30 kilometres through woods in darkness, risking encounter by enemy patrols, in order to warn of an impending attack. That warning saves the day. It was during the war of» 

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The end of the Great Lakes? Water deal causes concern

The mayor of a small Ontario town is livid over a U.S. decision allowing another small city in the U.S. to draw its water from the Great Lakes. Leamington mayor John Paterson, whose town is on Lake Erie and relies»