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.

Health, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Canadian province suspends first dose AstraZeneca vaccination

The western Canadian prairie province of Alberta is reported to have stopped administering first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-1. except in certain special cases. This includes Covishield which is the name of the same product produced in India. »

Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology

Canada’s lobster dispute goes international

A dispute over lobster fishing in Canada’s east coast maritime provinces has been simmering for years. Pitting Indigenous groups against regulated commercial fishers, it boiled over into violence last year in Nova Scotia. Indigenous fishers say they have treaty and »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life

Struggle to preserve ancient forests in west coast B.C. from logging continues

The coastal areas of Vancouver Island, and the parts of the coastal mainland of British Columbia on Canada”s Pacific coast are home to some of the oldest trees anywhere. Giant trees of 800 to over 1,000 years old were once »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics

Pipeline shutdown looms as international battle continues

The issue of pipelines and the environment has not gone away in Canada. There is the ongoing opposition to the Trans-Mountain pipeline from Alberta’s oil sands over the Rocky Mountain ranges to British Columbia and a Pacific port, the Biden »

Economy, Society

Housing in Canada, unaffordable, but selling like mad

It is a conundrum. For years, literally, even decades analysts have been saying Canada’s housing market is overheated and the bubble will burst. For just as long, housing prices have kept on rising, but of late, even faster. This is »

International, Politics

Canada joins Europe’s ‘military mobility’ defence project

The European project among the 27 nation European Union is designed to speed up movement of military personnel and equipment of member states across  their various  borders. This would reduce bureaucratic and other hindrances of movements by air, sea, road »

Environment & Animal Life, International, Internet, Science & Technology

The Earth’s poles are on the move, is global warming the reason?

You may not know it, but the GPS system in your car, and the apps in your phone depend on the magnetic field of the Earth. But what happens if that field moves?  As aviation and marine and all navigation »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

May is Jewish Heritage Month

Many may not know it but the Jewish-Canadian community is the fourth largest in the world after Israel, the U.S, and France. The history of Canada itself is also the history of a Jewish presence. The first known settler of »

Society, Sports

Youth hockey: Revered in Canada, but not without concerns for its ‘culture’

Hockey is just so Canadian, but a new poll suggests many are beginning to realize there are societal problems lurking underneath. A new survey shows there are real concerns about the hockey ‘culture’, especially in youth hockey even though there »

International, Sports

Canadian rider cleared, but team still banned from Olympics

Most people may not know it, but there is a court to judge international sport and that court has exonerated a Canadian show jumper on charges of taking banned drugs. Nicole Walker placed fourth, as did the Canadian team, at »