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Monika Platek

Monika Platek Monika Platek is the social media lead for CBC Sports. She has spent a decade working in sports, including her role with the London 2012 Olympic Games and six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Monika uses social media to bring sports fans closer to the their favourite teams and athletes. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and

Are Canadians too dependent on the internet?

Web-Photo-Mon220.jpgHow tough would it be for you to go back to the days when the online world was more than a click away? It's safe to say that access to the web has become a daily necessity for many.

Should changes be made to Canada's Hercules planes?

HerculesPic240.jpgA 6-month-old report made public by CBC News is raising questions over the safety of Canada's Hercules military transport planes.




CBC Community reacts to real estate advice for retirement

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HomePic.gifA recent story that warned Canadians about relying on their house equity for retirement got the CBC Community talking.