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Link hosts L-R: Marie Claude Simard, Mathiew Leiser, Levon Sevunts, Marc Montgomery

The Link

The LINK Online, Sept. 20,21,22, 2019

Your hosts, Marie-Claude, Levon, Matt and Marc (video of show at bottom) Trudeau apologizes to Canada’s racial minorities over blackface scandal The leader of the Liberal party, Justin Trudeau, has had to face extremely difficult questions over his past when» 

Society

RCI journalist Carmel Kilkenny dies after short illness

It’s with great sadness that we inform you that our dear colleague Carmel Kilkenny passed away on Tuesday. Carmel was known for her professionalism, warmth and signature voice both at RCI and at CBC where she also previously worked. Carmel» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, The Link

The LINK Online, Jan. 18-19-20

Your hosts: Lynn, Levon, Marie-Claude, Marc  (video of show at bottom) Canadian naval ship heads home after six-month tour in Mediterranean and North Atlantic Spanish Frigate Cristobal Colon, French Naval Ship Latouche-Tréville and Turkish Naval Ship Oruceis sail ahead of» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Internet, Science and Technology, Politics, Society

 Radio Canada International: Spectres of Shortwave

It started out as an art project, but circumstances changed and it became an artistically inspired documentary look at the former shortwave service. It deals in part with the history of the shortwave transmission site, its massive antenna array, and» 

International, Society

Former RCI transmitter site – slow transformation

The former RCI transmitter site near Sackville New Brunswick, sold to a First Nations group, is now in the process of being absorbed into native reserve land and some as yet undetermined use. During the Second World War as Canada» 

Arts and Entertainment, International, Society

Culture Day in Quebec

Every year, the province holds “culture day” in which various cultural institutions open their doors to the public in a kind of exposition of what they do and what they offer. Here in Montreal, the headquarters centre of the domestic» 

Arts and Entertainment, International

Canada history: Feb 25, 1945- Canada’s Voice to the World

Canada’s shortwave service officially launched It had been a bit of a bumpy ride for Canada to get its own voice heard internationally. The idea that Canada’s voice and opinions needed to be heard internationally had been bandied about as» 

The Link

The LINK Online, Sat. 09, July 2016

Your hosts today, Carmel, Levon, and Marc After over two years of fighting, South Sudan has a lack of food with one in three people not having enough to eat. © Lucy Beck/CARE The  world’s youngest country, South Sudan,  is celebrating» 

The Link

The LINK Online, Sat. 27 Feb. 2016

Your hosts this week, Lynn, Levon, Marc A special note to start off this week, as we have news from Eilis Quinn, editor of the RCI site, “Eye on the Arctic”. She has news of the app for “EOTA” that» 

Arts and Entertainment, Society

History Feb 25, 1945: Canada’s voice to the world official start

On this date, Feb 25, 1945, Canada joined many other nations in having a world broadcasting presence. Initially known as the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation “international service”, the shortwave broadcaster later became known as Radio Canada International in 1972. View from»