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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.

The Link

The LINK Online Feb 9, 10,11 2018

Your hosts on this show: Levon, Terry, Marie-Claude, Marc (video of show at bottom) We start with a word of a renewed commitment by Canada’s public broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada to reflect the diversity of the country in its on-air and other» 

Canadian headlines Economy Health Highlights

Living in a vehicle, by choice or obligation

Not quite homeless, but close Although still generally quite small, there is a slowly growing number of Canadians living in vehicles. In some cases people are being forced out of homes and apartments by high rents, whereas in others they» 

Economy Environment Interview Politics

Canada gets a new Fisheries Act – more environmental protection, Indigenous input

Canada’s new Fisheries Act gets generally good reviews A number of groups from scientists to fishing groups, to environmental groups have all said the new Fisheries Act is a step in the right direction. The Act was announced on Tuesday» 

Canadian headlines Health Highlights Internet, Science and Technology Society

Scientific anger over college degree in homeopathy

A number of medical and scientific personnel are expressing their shock at an Ontario Community College. Starting this fall, Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario, will offer a diploma in homeopathy, a practice the critics says is mere quackery. The critics are also» 

Health Interview Society

Pushing Canada towards national universal pharma-care

Canada has a long-established national universal health care plan which has benefitted generations of citizens. However, while it covers almost all aspects of health care, it does not cover the cost of prescription drugs. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) recently» 

Environment Health Interview

Video documentary series: The wonders of gardens and gardening

It seems gardening does something to people who do it…something …nice. A new five-part documentary series is called Ageless Gardens Ian Toews of the award-winning 291 Film Company is the director and producer. He is based in Victoria British Columbia The» 

Canadian headlines Health Highlights

Police seize record amount of deadly drugs

Police in the western city of Edmonton Alberta made a shocking discovery. Firefighters responding to a fire call in a small house in the city found a suspicious powder in an empty basement unit and called police. Police found over» 

Canadian headlines Health Highlights Immigration & Refugees International Politics Society

Canada to fund fight against female genital mutilation

(public commenting is open at very bottom of page) The federal government is set to announce a major funding effort to combat the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) also known as female circumcision. The money- at least $3million-, will» 

Environment International Internet, Science and Technology Interview

Last chance to see the Titanic?

In April 1912, the unthinkable, the unimaginable, the impossible happened: the then world’s biggest and most luxurious ocean liner sank with massive loss of life. Ever since, and to this day the name “Titanic”, evokes an image of hugeness, and» 

Canadian headlines Highlights Politics Society

Statue of Cornwallis, city founder removed: rewriting history?

(public commenting open at very bottom of page) Edward Cornwallis was a British career officer when he arrived in the rough lands of Nova Scotia in 1749. His orders were to create a colony with his 2,500 settlers and soldiers,»