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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 Health Highlights Society

Canada’s Victorian Order of Nurses: major cutbacks

It is Canada’s longest standing home and community health care charity, but it’s now facing serious challenges. Today it announced that it is drastically reducing service. For decades the VON has helped people remain independent in their own homes through» 

Immigration & Refuge International Interview Politics Society

Canada’s plan for Syrian refugees

During Canada’s recent federal election campaign, the crisis of migrants and refugees rushinginto Europe from Africa and the Middle-East was in full flood. Aid agencies were calling for the then-Conservative government to speed up the process of bringing refugees to» 

Canadian headlines Highlights International Lifestyle Society

Now “51″ ways to leave your lover”

With apologies to singer Paul Simon, and his song 50 ways to leave you lover, there is now an additional way to end a relationship, targetting roughly the 18 to 35 year old crowd. It’s something that could only happen» 

Animals Canadian headlines Economy Environment Politics Society Work & Labour

Ontario farmland: threatened by urban sprawl

Southern Ontario is the most heavily populated area in Canada. The region is colloquially known as the “Golden Horseshoe”, the relatively prosperous area stretching from just east of Toronto, around the end of Lake Ontario, through Hamilton to St Catharines» 

International Interview Politics Society Sports

Can we beat doping in sport?

Recently world headlines told of another major scandal involving doping  in sport A special independent commission led by Canadian Dick Pound for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)  revealed a host of doping problems in the Russian amateur athletics system. Though the report» 

Animals Canadian headlines Environment Highlights International Science and Technology

Warming climate again listed as threat to Polar Bears

A new report has once again indicated climate change as a principle threat to polar bears. The news came in the release of  International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)  “Red List of Threatened Species” The IUCN was founded in» 

Animals Environment Health International Interview Lifestyle Science and Technology Society

Updated update; GM Salmon approved as food in USA

It was only last week that Canadian ecological agencies were in court challenging Canadian government approval for a company which has created genetically modified salmon at its operation on Prince Edward Island. The groups say the government ignored its own» 

Canadian headlines Health International Society

Political correctness cancels free yoga classes

“Cultural appropriation”, and then, language issues Since 2008, Jennifer Scharf has been giving free yoga lessons at the University of Ottawa, that is until this year. Yoga instructor Jennifer Scharf- “people are just looking for a reason to be offended”» 

Arts and Entertainment Arts, Culture, Lifestyle Column

Legend of Canadian Pacific- author Barry Lane

Today one might call it a “fully integrated travel provider”. As such, it was also the biggest in the world.  It is a fantastic tale of a uniquely Canadian company, Canadian Pacific, and a new large coffee table type book» 

The Link

The LINK Online, Sat., Nov. 21, 2015

Your hosts this week, Lynn, Levon, and Marc (Please see special notice at bottom) A mother bathes her child near a stack of rubbish in Ciliwung river in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta May 28, 2009. © Beawiharta Beawiharta / Reute»