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 Online, Jan 11,12,13, 2019

Your hosts, Lynn, Levon, Marie-Claude, Marc   (video of show at bottom -Facebook archived version starts after one minute) Canadian officials meet with detained Canadians in China For the second time in a matter of weeks, Canadian officials have been granted» 

Economy, Environment, International, Society

Recycling plastic: individual efforts for naught?

Greenpeace highlights plastic dumping in Asia Many Canadians are shocked to learn that for all their well-intentioned efforts to sort and clean plastic packaging for recycling, only about 11 per cent actually gets recycled. That figure comes from Environmental Defence» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

No Pants Subway Ride day

Sunday January 13 Not to be confused with “no pants day” which occurs in May, the No Pants Subway day is in January. This coming Sunday, people who join in will remove their pants and ride the subway (Metro- Tube-» 

Health, International

Have a food allergy? Maybe it’s not

A new study shows that many people who think they have a food allergy, really don’t. In fact it seems twice as many adults think they have a food allergy than those who do have one. Dr Raj Bhardwaj (M.D.,» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, Politics

B.C Natural gas pipeline protest: Agreement to restore calm

After armed police broke down a First Nations road barricade and arrests of protesters, a sort of truce has been reached to avoid further conflict and possible injury. This week as the police enforced a court injunction against the Wet’suwet’en who» 

International, Society

The Great Berlin gold heist

It was the perfect crime…well, almost perfect. It involved none of the high-tech gimmicks and and meticulous split second timing by team of ultra sophisticated thieves like you see in the movies. What it did involve was an ordinary ladder, » 

Politics, Society

Revisiting the controversy of Sir John A. Macdonald

For most of Canada’s history, Sir John A Macdonald has been revered as the father of Confederation, the man who in large part created the country out of disparate British colonies. In recent years, his reputation has come under fire» 

Economy, International, Politics

General Motors: Firm on Oshawa closure

Union vows to continue pressure to maintain production The General Motors carmaker has had a major presence in the Oshawa area for some 100 years.  During the Second World War, the plant was a critical factor in the Allied victory» 

Economy, Environment, Indigenous, International, Society

Pipeline protests continue: Second roadblock remains

The Wet’suwet’en First Nations continue their protest over plans to run a natural gas pipeline over their claimed territory in northern British Columbia. They continue to block an access road into the area A first barrier was taken down by» 

Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

New research gives a better understanding of concussions

  Concussion effects last longer than thought A Canadian-Dutch collaboration into concussion research used a new technique to discover how the brain works around concussion damage. The study, using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) revealed interesting information about concussions and»