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The Link

The Link Online connects you to the English-language section at RCI  Every week, we present stories specially selected by the team.

We offer additional context and we read some of your comments.

It makes for an informative and entertaining half-hour full of news about Canada and Canadians from coast to coast to coast

Wojtek Gwiazda

Wojtek Gwiazda is a veteran award-winning broadcast and print journalist. As one of RCI’s senior host-producers he focused mainly on news and current affairs programming. He has hosted a variety of programmes, including MASALA CANADA, the Indo-Canadian Report, Canada in the World, North Country, and The Music Shop (a Canadian rock music show). Before joining RCI, he worked extensively for Canada’s national public broadcaster CBC radio, as well as for publications such as The Montreal Gazette, Cinema Canada Magazine, and Canadian Business Magazine. He produced a program on the history of Quebec song for Canada’s national French radio service Radio-Canada, and was an on-air music columnist at the service. He retired from RCI in July, 2015 and can be reached at wojtekgwiazdamtl@gmail.com or on Twitter at @WojtekGwiazda

Lynn Desjardins

Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Lynn has dedicated her working life to journalism. After decades in the field, she still believes journalism to be a pillar of democracy and she remains committed to telling stories she believes are important or interesting. Lynn loves Canada and embraces all seasons: skiing, skating, and sledding in winter, hiking, swimming and playing tennis in summer and running all the time. She is a voracious consumer of Canadian literature, public radio programs and classical music. Family and friends are most important. Good and unusual foods are fun. She travels when possible and enjoys the wilderness.

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 May 4-5-6, 2018

Your hosts for show 301, Levon, Marie-Claude, and Marc (Video of show at bottom) CALL FOR GENERAL STRIKE IN ARMENIA Ongoing protests against the Armenian Prime Minister’s plan to amend the constitution and hang on to power eventually forced him» 

The LINK online Apr. 27-28-29, 2018

Your hosts, Lynn, Marie-Claude, and Marc (Video of show at bottom) Canadian fence against illegal migrants? The province of Quebec has seen almost 30,000 migrants cross from the U.S into Canada illegally last year. So far this year, some 6,000» 

the LINK Online Apr. 20-21-22, 2018

Your hosts today, Lynn, Marie-Claude, Levon, and Marc (Video of show at bottom) Facebook and criminal court jurys A recent revelation sent shock waves through the Quebec justice system.  The anonymity of jurists in criminal court cases is one of» 

The LINK On-line, April 13-14-15, 2018

Your hosts this week are Lynn Desjardins, Levon Sevunts, Marie-Claude Simard and Carmel Kilkenny.  (Video of show at bottom of page) Humboltd, Saskatchewan has been in the national spotlight for the last week, following the tragic accident there. A transport» 

The LINK Online Apr 6-7-8, 2018

Your hosts, Lynn, Levon, Marie-Claude, and Marc (Video of show at bottom) Former ISIS capital Raqqa in ruins The Daesh or ISIS Islamic militants had used Raqqa as their self-described capital for their plans to create a caliphate in Syria.» 

The LINK Online March 30, 31, April 1

This week’s hosts of The Link are Terry Haig, Carmel Kilkenny and Zoubeir Jazzi. (Video of the show at the bottom of page) Product packaging has changed dramatically in Canada over the last 30 years, while recycling programs meant to» 

The LINK Online Mar 23-24-25, 2018

your hosts Carmel, Lynn, Marie-Claude and Marc (Video of show at bottom) Experts have long said that a great deal can be learned about you from your online activities and information on such social media as Facebook. A Canadian whistleblower» 

|The LINK Online March 16-17-18, 2018

Your hosts: Terry, Marie-Claude, and Marc (video of show at bottom) One of the world’s greatest minds has passed away. Stephen Hawking died this week at his home in Cambridge, England. Professor Raymond Laflamme, Canada Research Chair in Quantum Computing» 

The LINK Online, March 9-10-11

Your hosts, Marie-Claude, Terry, Lynn, and Carmel  (video of show at bottom). Haiida Gwaii, the archipelago off Canada’s west coast is covered in old growth forest and a rich ecosystem. But in one area, known as the Kumdis Slough, (slew)» 

The LINK Online, March 2-3-4, 2018

Your hosts, Marie-Claude, Terry, Levon, and Marc  (video of show at bottom). Canadian students have joined an international effort to bring news and information into North Korea Students at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, are sending USB flash drives»