Tearful farewell to shortwave listeners from RCI host

Friday, June 22, 2012,  was the last day for the daily radio programs at Radio Canada International (RCI) as a result of the 80% budget, and the end of radio programming at Canada’s Voice to the World.

Among the goodbyes to listeners, the following one from Marc Montgomery, host of the English language daily show “The Link”. Click on the image to see the video:

Some photos of the last programs on Friday here

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Wojtek Gwiazda has been the spokesperson for the RCI Action Committee since 1991. The Committee is supported and funded by the union that represents almost all RCI employees: the Syndicat des travailleuses et travailleurs de Radio-Canada (STTRC formerly SCRC). E-mail: wojtekrciaction@gmail.com Admin RCI Action Committee Website tagged this post with: Read 105 articles by Admin RCI Action Committee Website
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  1. James F. Borek says:

    I checked the rcinet.ca web-site and under last programs for the Maple Leaf Mail Bag and have noticed that is is the June 17th program. The listeners were given the impression that there will be on on June 24th. I think the listeners of RCI don’t mean anything to the brass of CBC/Radio Canada

    I like to thank Wojtek, the present and former staff of RCI and those with the RCI action for setting the web-site for airing my opinion.and will check in for updates.

    James F. Borek
    Niles, IL USA

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