WATCH LIVE: CBC Vancouver News at 6 for Mar. 14 —YVR Delays, Sikh Refugees, AirBnB

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WATCH LIVE: CBC Vancouver News at 6 for Mar. 14 —YVR Delays, Sikh Refugees, AirBnB

>> TON ON CBC VANCOUVER NEWS >> WE’VE JUST BEEN STUCK HERE WAITING BECAUSE WE’RE FLYING STANDBY SO WE’RE WAITING FOR OPEN SEATS >> Mike: THOUSANDS SCRAMBLE TO REBOOK TRAVEL PLANS AFTER THE GROUNDING OF BOEING’S 737 MAX 8 AND 9 >> EMOTIONAL REUNIONS, FAMILIES FACING PERSECUTION IN THEIR COUNTRY FINDS RELIEF IN B.C >> AND PRESSING PAUSE ON WHITE ROCK’S POOCH FRIENDLY DOGS THE DEBATE OVER DOGS HEATS UP >> (Announcer): THIS IS CBC VANCOUVER NEWS >> GOOD EVENING CANCELLATIONS, DELAYS AND FRUSTRATION FOR THOUSANDS OF TRAVELLERS >> THE DECISION TO GROUND BOEING 737 MAX 8 AND 9 PLANES IS IS BEING FELT AS COBBLES THE COUNTRY TONIGHT AS AIRLINES AND TRAVEL AGENTS SCRAMBLE TO REBOOK PASSENGERS >> WITH SPRING BREAK RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER THERE IS NOW CONCERN THE PROBLEM COULD LAST FOR WEEKS >> Reporter: FRUSTRATION AND FATIGUE AT WIFE >> WE’VE BEEN STUCK WAITING, BECAUSE WE’RE FLYING STANDBY SO WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR OPEN SEATS >> WHEN WE GOT TO VANCOUVER WE WEREN’T ABLE TO BOARD OUR PLANES AND SO HERE I AM >> WITH THE COUNTRY’S 41 BOEING 737 MAX 8 PLANES PARKED, AIRLINES AND TRAVEL AGENCIES ARE STRUGGLING TO REBOOK THOUSANDS OF PASSENGERS >> IT’S ONE OF THE BUSIEST TRAVEL TIMES FOR US IN CANADA BECAUSE OF MARCH BREAK, SO IT DOES PUT AN EXTRA AMOUNT OF PRESSURE ON TRYING TO REACCOMMODATE PROBABLY A LOT MORE TRAVELLERS, DURING THIS SEASON, THAN WHAT IT WOULD TYPICALLY BE IF IT WAS, SAY, OFF-SEASON >> Reporter: IN A STATEMENT, WESTJET SAYS IT’S CANCELLED 11 FLIGHTS TODAY AFFECTING 1200 PASSENGERS 745% WERE REBOOKED ON OTHER FLIGHTS TODAY, THE REST TOMORROW AND A FEW SATURDAY THE COMPANY SAYS IT’S WORKING TO RECONFIGURE ITS SCHEDULE WHICH SHOULD BE DONE MONDAY AIR CANADA CANCELLED 52 FLIGHTS TODAY, UP TO 12,000 PASSENGERS A DAY DIRECTLY AFFECTED GETTING THROUGH TO THE AIRLINE ON THE PHONE, ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE >> (Voice-over): WE IN-SERIAL APOLOGIZE THAT DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, >> MATT DICTER HEARD THE SAME MESSAGE THEY WERE BOOKED ON A FLYING TO HAWAII IN A FEW WEEKS >> WE’RE CONCERNED ABOUT THAT PARTICULAR AIRCRAFT, AND WE JUST DON’T THINK WE’D BE COMFORTABLE FLYING ON THAT AIRCRAFT IN THE FUTURE, EVEN IF IT SHOULD BE UPDATED OR THEY REPLACE WHATEVER NEEDS TO BE REPLACED >> AIRLINE PASSENGER RIGHT ADVOCATES SAY TRAVELLERS SHOULD BE PATIENT, AT LEAST FOR A FEW DAYS >> I WOULD SUGGEST GIVING AIRLINES A GRACE PERIOD UNTIL THE END OF FRIDAY, END OF TOMORROW, AND STARTING SATURDAY IF THERE IS STILL CHAOS THAT CERTAINLY WILL BE THE AIRLINE’S PROBLEM FROM THAT POINT MY POSITION IS THAT THE AIRLINES SHOULD BE PAYING PASSENGERS COMPENSATION FOR HOTELS AND MEALS >> MEANWHILE, YOU TWO FLIGHT DATA RECORDERRERS HAVE ARRIVED IN FRANCE, BUT ONE IS DAMAGED AND INVESTIGATORS SAY IT COULD TAKE DAYS, EVEN WEEKS, TO RETRIEVE INFORMATION FROM IT >>> AMIDST ALL THE CHAOS AT YVR TODAY AN EMOTIONAL REUNION >> TWO SIKH FAMILIES ESCAPING RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION IN AFGHANISTAN ARRIVING IN B.C TODAY >> Mike: AS WE HEAR IN THIS REPORT, THEY ARE ONE OF 65 FAMILIES WHO WILL COME TO CANADA THROUGH PRIVATE SPONSORSHIP

>> Reporter: THIS MOMENT FOUR YEARS IN THE MAKING, A FEELING OF SAFETY, SECURITY, AND FREEDOM >> I’M SO HAPPY I’M FEELING SO HAPPY >> Reporter: PRIOR TO 1992, THERE WERE MORE THAN 200,000 SIKHS IN AFGHANISTAN NOW LESS THAN 1,000 REMAIN, FORCED TO FLEE BECAUSE OF RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION >> IT WAS SO BAD IN AFGHANISTAN, OUR LIFE, BECAUSE OF ISIS AND TALIBAN, THEY WERE SAYING CHANGE YOUR RELIGION TO ISLAM IF YOU WANT TO LIVE IN AFGHANISTAN >> Reporter: FOR THIS MAN, HIS WIFE AND FOUR KIDS, PRACTICING THE SIKH FAITH MEANT CONSEQUENCES LIKE NOT BEING ABLE TO ATTEND SCHOOL >> LADIES WEREN’T ALLOWED TO GO AND OUT THEY WERE WEARING BURQAS >> CUTTING CHILDREN’S HAIR AND SAYING CHANGE YOUR RELIGION TO ISLAM >> Reporter: THEY’RE ONE OF 65 FAMILIES COMING TO CANADA THROUGH PRIVATE HONESTSHIP MADE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE WORLD SIKH ORGANIZATION THE FAMILY IS THANKFUL >> SHE LOOKS FORWARD TO EDUCATING HER CHILDREN IN CANADA AND GIVING THEM A WHOLE NEW LIFE AND EXPERIENCE THE CANADIAN WAY OF LIFE S >> BULLER, THE FORMER ALBERTA MLA WHO SPEARHEADED THIS CAUSE, COULDN’T BE HERE TODAY HE DIED IN A CAR CRASH IN 2015 WHILE TRYING TO HELP ANOTHER DRIVER DURING A SNOWSTORM INSTEAD HIS FATHER, WEARING HIS SON’S TIE, HERE TO CARRY ON HIS LEGACY >> I’M MISSING HIM YEAH I WISH HE COULD SEE BUT THANK GOD, HIS PROMISE, HIS DREAM IS COMING TRUE AND I AM HAPPY HE STARTED THIS PROJECT, I’M ABLE TO CARRY ON >> Reporter: A VISION THAT HAS LIVED ON AND IS GIVING OTHERS A NEW CHANCE AT LIFE TINA LOVEGREEN, CBC NEWS, RICHMOND >> THE CITY OF VANCOUVER HAS TAKEN LEGAL ACTION AGAINST THE OWNERS OF MORE THAN 800 PROPERTIES SUSPECTED OF OPERATING ILLEGAL SHORT-TERM RENTALS >> THERE ARE A NUMBER OF CONSISTENTLY EGREGIOUS OPERATORS THAT CONTINUE TO PERSIST TO OPERATE DESPITE OUR LEGAL EFFORTS >> VANCOUVER STAFF SAY THEY’VE OPENED MORE THAN 2,000 CASE FILES OPERATORS TO DATE, THEY HAVE COLLECTED NEARLY $60,000 IN FINES >> A DEBATE OVER DOGS IN WHITE ROCK IS HEATING UP AHEAD OF A NEW PILOT PROJECT >> STARTING IN OCTOBER, PEOPLE WILL BE ALLOWED TO WALK THEIR PUPS ON THE POPULAR PROMISE NATURE >> BUT AS JOHN HERNANDEZ REPORTS, NOT EVERYONE IS ON BOARD FOR YEARS HE’D BEEN SETTING UP HIS ART STAND ON THE BUSY WHITE ROCK PROMENADE LOCAL DEBATE >> I DON’T SIGH ANY PROBLEM WITH THAT >> Reporter: BUT THE RULES WILL CHANGE AFTER THE SUMMER LAST MONTH THE CITY APPROVED A NEW PILOT PROJECT ALLOWING LEASHED PETS ON THE PROMENADE DURING THE OFF-SEASON >> ALL MUNICIPALITIES HAVE AN ISSUE THAT WILL COME FORWARD AND THERE WILL BE SOME FOR IT, SOME AGAINST IT, SO WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING HOW THIS TRIAL PROGRAM WILL BE >> Reporter: WHILE CRITICS ARE URGING THE CITY TO PRESS PAUSE ON THE PLANS PET OWNERS LIKE STEPH GROSS ARE CALLING IT A BIG VICTORY AND A IT CAN PUT WHITE ROCK ON THE MAP >> Reporter: BUSINESSES IN WHITE ROCK ARE STRUGGLING AS THE CITY GRAPPLES WITH ONGOING CONSTRUCTION AND THE REBUILD OF THE PIER

SHE THINKS A PERMANENT CHANGE TO THE DOG BY-LAW WOULD ATTRACT MORE TOURIST >> IF THERE WAS A SMALL AREA OPENED UP, A SMALL SELECT AREA, THAT MIGHT BRING MORE PEOPLE, AND THAT MIGHT OPEN IT UP FOR PEOPLE WITH DOGS >> Reporter: THE CITY SAYS IT WILL STILL ENFORCE ITS DOG BY-LAWS UNTIL TRYING TO PILOT PROJECT STARTS UP IN OCTOBER JOHN HERNANDEZ, CBC NEWS, WHITE ROCK >> Mike: THE COOLING HOUSING MARKET IS BEING BLAMED AS B.C IS EXPECTED TO HAVE SLOWER ECONOMIC GROWTH OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS NEW REPORT PROJECTS THE ECONOMY WILL GROW BY 2.1% IN 2019, THAT’S COMPARED TO 2.8 AND 3.8% IN THE LAST TWO YEARS RESPECTIVELY T >> SEVEN WHAT WE’VE SEEN THIS YEAR WE’RE LOOKING AT ALLOWING STARTS DROPPING OFF SHARPLY THIS YEAR AND THAT’S GOING TO LEAD TO FEWER RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION JOBS AS WELL AS RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION SPENDING AND ACTIVITY >> Mike: DESPITE THE SLOW-DOWN THE GOVERNMENT INSISTS B.C. IS IN A STRONG POSITION REPORT PREDICTS THE NUMBERS WILL CLIMB BACK UP TO 2.8% BY 2021 >>> AN ABBOTSFORD MAN WANTED BAY LOWER MAINLAND GANG TASKFORCE HAS BEEN ARRESTED NEAR KELOWNA 30-YEAR-OLD PASHMMENT INDER BOP.L.A WAS WANTED FOR CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT MURDER POLICE HAVE NOT REVEALED THE IDENTITY OF THE TARGET BUT SAY IT IS SOMEONE INVOLVED WITH GANGS THE SEARCH IS ON FOR 22-YEAR-OLD MALIGNE KAHN OF SURREY POLICE ARE ENCOURAGING HIM TO TURN HIMSELF IN TO AUTHORITIES ANYONE WHO KNOWS KAHN’S LOCATION IS ASKED TO CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY >> Mike: R.C.M.P. ARE TRYING TO TRACK DOWN A GROUP OF MAIL THIEVES CAUGHT ON CAMERA IN NORTH VANCOUVER THE THEFT HAPPENED LAST MONTH AT A BUILDING IN LOWER LONSDALE THIEVES ARE WORKING DISGUISE WHEN IS THEY WALK INTO THE BUILDING’S LOBBY AND THEN USE A PRY BAR TO FORCE OPEN THE MAILBOXES THE THIEVES APPEAR TO BE MEN AND THEY HAVE LIKELY DONE THIS BEFORE THE STOLEN MAIL CAN BE USED TO COMMIT IDENTITY THEFT ANYBODY WITH INFORMATION IS ASKED TO CALL NORTH VAN R.C.M.P OR CRIME STOPPERS >> PROMINENT VANCOUVER BUSINESS PLAN DAVID SIDHU HAS STEPPED ASIDE FROM ROLES AS THE C.E.O OF TWO SEPARATE LOCAL COMPANIES S THE MOVE COMES AFTER THE CRIMINAL CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE LARGEST U.S. COLLEGE ADMISSION SCANDAL IN HISTORY EAST-WEST PETROLEUM SAYS SIDHU HAS DECIDED IT WOULD BE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE COMPANY TO TAKE LEAVE ADVANTAGE LITHIUM CORPORATION RELEASING A NEARLY IDENTICAL STATEMENT AROUND THE SAME TIME TODAY THE U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT CLAIMS SIDOO PAID MORE THAN $200,000 TO HAVE AN ALLEGED IMPOSTER FLOWN TO VANCOUVER TO WRITE HIS SON’S SAT CAPTION FOR THEM HE’S AMONG DOZENS OF IN WHAT’S BEEN DUBBED OPERATION VARSITY BLUES A.S.D. OO WILL APPEAR IN A BOSTON COURT TOMORROW >> AND STAYING WITH THIS STORY, DEVELOPING NEWS TO SHARE WITH YOU NOW, THE HALLMARK CHANNEL HAS ANNOUNCED IT’S SEVERING TIES WITH LAURIE LAUGHLIN AND IS STOCK PRODUCTION ON TWO OF THE B.C. FILM STAR’S SHOWS SHE WAS ARRESTED THIS WEEK FOR ALLEGEDLY BRIBING COLLEGE ADMISSIONS OFFICIALS TO HELP HER DAUGHTER HALLMARK SAYS LAUGHLIN WILL NO LONGER WORK WITH THE NETWORK WHICH PRODUCED “GARAGE SALE MYSTERIES” AND “WHEN CALLS THE HEART.” BOTH HAVE TIES TO VANCOUVER’S FILM INDUSTRY THE U.S. JUDGE PREVIOUSLY GAVE LAUGHLIN PERMISSION TO RETURN TO B.C. TO FILM THOSE SHOWS >> TODAY WAS OUR LITTLE BLIP DAY, NOT AS NICE AS IT’S BEEN AND NOT AS NICE AS IT’S GOING TO BE JOHANNA WAGSTAFFE IS HERE NOW TO ELABORATE >> YES, THE BLIP CONTINUES, IN FACT IT’S FALLING IN THE FORM OF SOME SHOWERS RIGHT NOW ACROSS THE SOUTH COAST, REALLY FILLING IN FOR METRO VANCOUVER IN THE PAST HOUR IT’S NOT A WASHOUT, AND TEMPERATURES AREN’T TOO COOL, WE’VE DROPPED A DEGREE OR SO FROM WHERE WE WERE YESTERDAY, BUT IT FEELS LIKE WE WERE MARCHING TOWARDS THOSE SPRING TEMPERATURES ONLY TO TAKE A STEP BACK TODAY LET ME SHOW YOU WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE ON THE RADAR THRILLING IN, AS I MENTIONED, REALLY JUST IN THE PAST COUPLE OF HOURS, SEEKETTE RAIN ALL WAY OUT TO THE VALLEY, IT’S SLIGHT SNOW LEVELS ARE HIGH ENOUGH THAT IT’S STAYING AS RAIN FOR THE SOUTH COAST THIS IS ALL AHEAD OF WHAT WILL ALSO BE USHERING IN OUR WARM TEMPERATURES YOU CAN SEE THE WHOLE SYSTEM SPREAD OUT ON THE PESK, THE CENTRE OF THE LOW SWIRLING BELOW THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS THE WARM FRONT IS BRINGING THE SHOWERS BEHIND IT WE’RE GOING TO GET THE SOUTHWESTERLY PUSH, BUNK TEMPERATURES UP OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS INTO THE DOUBLE DIGITS BUT NOTICE IT COMES WITH A CLOUD DECK SO EVEN THOUGH WE DO HAVE A WARMING FORECAST, IT’S A MAINLY CLOUDY FRIDAY AND

SATURDAY, IT’S SUNDAY THAT WE’RE GOING TO REALLY TURN THE CORNER IT’S ONE OF OUR MILDER MORNINGS WE’VE HAD YET, WAIT TILL THE LATE AFTERNOON FRIDAY AND WE SHOULD SEE SOME BLUE SKIES BUT I’LL GET YOU THROUGH TO THE TEEN TEMPERATURES COMING UP >> Paul: ALL RIGHT, JO, THANK YOU >> Mike: ALL RIGHT, JO, THANK YOU >> YOU’RE WELCOME >> AND REMEMBER, YOU CAN GO MORE IN-DEPTH ON TODAY’S STORIES BY VISITING US ONLINE AT CBC.CA/B.C >> IF YOU ARE WATCHING RIGHT NOW ON FACEBOOK OR YOUTUBE WE’RE ALSO LIVE, EVERY SINGLE NEWSCAST DURING THE COMMERCIAL BREAK BE SURE TO SUBSCRIBE TO BOTH SO YOU NEVER MISS ANY OF OUR CONTENT >> Mike: IT’S AN AREA OF SURREY STRUGGLING TO KEEP UP WITH GROWTH COMING UP, OUR SERIES “SURREY: WHY WE LIVE HERE” CONTINUES >> WELL, IT IS THROWBACK THURSDAY TONIGHT, TBT, SPRING IS STARTING TO ARRIVE WHICH MEANS BETTER WEATHER FOR GOLFERS >> Mike: , THAT UNLESS YOU CAN’T WAIT FOR T YOU CAN’T WAIT FOR THE SUNSHINE BACK IN 1991, CBC’S MIDDAY FEATURED A SEGMENT ON ICE GOLF, A SEASONALLY AGISTED VERSION OF THE GAME NORMALLY PLAYED ON GRASS AND LAND >> IN THIS CASE THE GAME WAS BEING PLAYED ON THE FROZEN SURFACE OF ONE MILE LAKE IN PEMBERTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA BOB NIXON ON PAID A VISIT TO THE ICE LINK TO SEE WHAT ADVANTAGES THERE ARE TO PLAYING GOLF IN THE WINTER >> FOR EXAMPLE, THIS IS AN EXCITING TIME FOR ME AFTER YEARS OF SEARCHING, I GUESS I THOUGHT I NEVER REALLY WOULD SEE IT BUT TODAY, IF YOU LOOK VERY CAREFULLY, ACROSS THE ICE, YOU CAN SEE THE FAMOUS ICE GOLFERS OF ONE MILE LAKE THERE THEY ARE THEY’VE LONG BEEN THOUGHT TO BE EXTINCT; CERTAINLY IN THE PEMBERTON VALLEY BUT HE’S ICE GOLFERS NOT ONLY TOLERATED OUR PRESENCE, THEY DIDN’T BOLT FOR THE SNOWDROPS WHEN WE APPROACHED >> QUITE A DOGLEG YOU’VE GOT HERE >> PRETTY NICE, EH? >> THESE GOLFERS TOOK UP THE GAME LAST YEAR AND THEY’RE EXPERTS ALREADY >> BY GOD, HE JUST MISSED IT >> Reporter: ICE GOLF IS A TRICKY GAME THE GREENS ARE ALWAYS FAST AND HARD TO READ PLAYERS CANNOT WEAR SPIKES OR EVEN GOLF SHOES >> BOY OH, BOY, EH? >> Reporter: BUT THE GAME GAME HAS GREAT ADVANTAGES >> THE GREEN FEES ARE CHEAPER, TOO T THAT’S THE ADVANTAGE THAT WASN’T VERY GOOD >> Reporter: BEST OF ALL FOR THESE GUYS, THEY’RE NOT REQUIRED TO REPLACE A DIVOT IN PRINCE GEORGE, THEY PLAY A GAME CALLED SNOW GOLF, BUT IN THE PEMBERTON VALLEY, IT’S ICE GOLF AND IF THIS GAME EVER CATCHES ON NAH, IT WILL NEVER CATCH ON WOULD IT? FOR “MIDDAY” I’M BOB NIXON ON ONE MILE LAKE NEAR PEMBERTON >> YOU’RE A GOLFER HAVE YOU EVER TRIED THAT? >> I’D LIKE TOO YOU’D HAVE TO BE PRETTY CERTAIN IT’S SOLID ICE BECAUSE YOU WOULDN’T WANT TO CRACK IT >> WE DON’T GET MANY OPPORTUNITIES IN B.C. FOR THAT >> AND IT’S ONE BIG WATER HAZARD UNDER ALL THAT >> YES AND THAT’S IT WE’LL BE BACK IN JUST A FEW MINUTES WITH SOME MORE NEWS >> SURREY’S CLAYTON HIGHLIGHTS NEIGHBOURHOOD HAS SEEN DRAMATIC

GROWTH >> SO MUCH THAT THE CITY HAS HAD A HARD TIME KEEPING UP WITH ENGLAND FOR NEW SCHOOLS, REC CENTRES AND EVERYTHING ELSE YOUNG FAMILIES NEED >> BUT AS JESSE JOHNSTON REPORTS TONIGHT, THERE’S STILL LOTS TO LIKE >> Reporter: YOU CAN’T SPEND MUCH TIME IN CLAYTON HEIGHTS WITHOUT SPOTTING A STROLLER OR A MINI-VAN THERE ARE SO MANY YOUNG FAMILIES IN THIS NEIGHBOURHOOD THEY EVEN HAVE A COFFEE SHOP FOR KIDS WELL, ACTUALLY >> GENERALLY THEY COME BECAUSE THEY NEED A BREAK >> A LITTLE BREATHER >> Reporter: FIONA’S PLAY DAY CAFE IS JUST AS MUCH FOR PARENTS AS IT IS FOR CHILDREN >> A LOT OF MOMS COME, THEY’RE LIKE MY KID DIDN’T SLEEP SO I JUST NEED TO SIT DOWN AND HAVE A COFFEE SO THEY CAN RUN AROUND AND I CAN RELAX >> Reporter: A PERFECT BUSINESS FOR A COMMUNITY LIKE THIS, AN INDOOR PLAYGROUND AND A STARBUCKS ALL POURED INTO ONE >> MOMS MEET HERE AND THEY BECOME GOOD FRIENDS, THEY’VE COME TO HAVE PLAY DATES ALL THE TIME SO IT’S DEFINITELY TO OUR ADVANTAGE >> Reporter: CLAYTON HAS ITS SHARE OF CHALLENGES, TOO >> IN ITS FAST GROWING AND WHAT THE CITY OF SURREY AND THAT’S FAMILIES >> Reporter: SURREY’S MAYOR SAYS IT’S BEEN TOUGH TO KEEP UP WITH THE INFRASTRUCTURE, BUT DOUG MCCALLUM SAYS THEY’RE WORKING ON IT >> WE NEED TO BUILD THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS THAT BRING OUR COMMUNITIES TOGETHER AND THEN THROUGHOUT METRO VANCOUVER BRINGS ALL METRO VANCOUVER TOGETHER >> Reporter: A LACK OF TRANSIT HAS CLOSED OFF CLAYTON HEIGHTS TO THE REST OF THE REGION, BUT THE HOPE IS A NEW SKYTRAIN LINE WILL OPEN NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE COMMUNITIES THAT’S GROWING AS QUICKLY AS THE CHILDREN THAT LIVE IN IT JESSE JOHNSTON, CBC NEWS, SURREY >> THE RISE OF PRESALES FOR CONCERT TICKETS IS MAKING IT HARDER FOR FANS TO GET SEATS >> AS AN EXAMPLE, TICKET OFFICIALLY GO ON SALE TOMORROW FOR MUMFORD AND ARE SONS IN VANCOUVER BUT FOR A LOT OF PEOPLE, TODAY IS THE DAY TO GET TICKETS THE CBC’S RAFFERTY BAKER EXPLAINS >> I WOULD SAY THERE IS AT LEAST 60% OF THE TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE SHOW >> Reporter: KINGSLEY BAILLY LOOKS AT THE AVAILABILITY OF MUMFORD AND SONS TICKETS HE’S A VANCOUVER TICKET BROKER BAILLY BUYS TICKETS WHEN HE THINKS A SHOW WILL SELL OUT AND MAKES A LIVING RESELLING THEM BUT HE DOESN’T RELY ON THE PRESALE OPTIONS >> IF YOU’RE THINKING YOU’LL GET THEM FROM PRESALE ONLY BECAUSE YOU’RE AHEAD OF THE CROWD, IT’S NOT HAPPENING ANYMORE THERE ARE WAY TOO MANY PRESALES >> ANYWHERE YOU TURN YOU’RE BOUND TO BUMP INTO A PROMOTIONAL PRESALE OFFER, THROUGH TICKETMASTER DIRECTLY, THROUGH THE BAND YOU’RE HOPING TO SEE OR A CREDIT CARD SOME PRESALES ARE DIRECTED AT FANS OF SPECIFIC BANDS BANDS IT’S A WAY TO CHECK ON THE CHALLENGE OF BOTS BUYING TICKETS BUB IT’S ALSO A WAY FOR TICKET PALACE TO BREAK UNDER THE MARKET INTO DIFFERENT GROUPS >> YOU CAN CLAIM ON SOME DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS YOU CAN SELL OUT AND THERE’S NO MORE TICKETS GENERALLY AVAILABLE EVEN THOUGH IN SOME OTHER DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS MAYBE NOT ALL TICKETS WILL SELL-OUT AND THAT HELPS THE SELLER TO CREATE A SENSE OF SCARCITY >> IT’S EVEN WORSE NONE BECAUSE NOW IT’S TECHNOLOGICALLY DRIVEN SO YOU DON’T REALLY KNOW HOW MANY TICKETS ARE REALLY AVAILABLE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, AND THAT’S THE PROBLEM, IS TRANSPARENCY >> Reporter: THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT IS PLANNING TO TABLE LEGISLATION TO DEAL WITH SCALPERS SOME TIME THIS YEAR AND ACCORDING TO A REPORT IT PUBLISHED LAST SUMMER, BRITISH COLUMBIANS HAVE PLENTY OF COMPLAINTS ABOUT TRANSPARENCY IN THE TICKET SALES INDUSTRY RAFFERTY BAKER, CBC NEWS, VANCOUVER >> Anita: WE HAVE SOME BREAKING NEWS OUT OF PITT MEADOWS TONIGHT A SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEE HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH SEVERAL SEX OFFENCES >> Mike: CBC VANCOUVER NEWS AT 11 HOST DAN BURRITT JOINS US NOW >> 452-YEAR-OLD DANIEL JOHNSON OLSON APPEARED IN PROVINCIAL COURT TODAY HE’S BEEN CHARGED WITH NO ONE RUSS OFFENCES BETWEEN 2008 TO NOW LET’S TAKE A LOOK HE’S CHARGED WITH EIGHT COUNTS OF SEXUAL INTERFERENCE, TWO COUNTS OF SEX ASSAULT WITH A WEAPON HE’S ALSO CHARGED WITH TWO CHILD PORNOGRAPHY-RELATED OFFENCES HE’S BEEN RELEASED WITH CONDITIONS AND IS DUE BACK IN COURT APRIL 2 THE PITT MEADOWS SCHOOL DISTRICT CONFIRMS OLSON IS A CHILD AND YOUTH CARE WORKER IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AND HAS WORKED IN A NUMBER OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS OVER THE COURSE OF HIS EMPLOYMENT AT THIS POINT WE DON’T KNOW WHICH SCHOOLS, THOUGH THEY GO ON TO SAY IN A STATEMENT TO US: THE CHARGES ARE VERY SERIOUS AND DEEPLY CONCERNING WHILE WE HAVE NO FIRSTHAND KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE CHARGES WE’RE INFORMING ALL OUR FAMILIES OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION SO THAT PARENTS AND GUARDIANS CAN DIRECT ANY INFORMATION THEY MAY HAVE ABOUT THERE MATTER DIRECTLY TO THE RIDGE MEADOWS R.C.M.P >>> SO DANIEL OLSON HAS BEEN AN

UNPAID LEAVE, THEY TELL US, SINCE THE TIME THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WAS NOTIFIED OF HIS ARREST WE’LL HAVE MORE ON THIS TONIGHT AT 11 ANITA, MIKE? >> THANKS VERY MUCH, DAN >> NEW YORK RANGERS FORWARD CHRIS KREIDER HAS BEEN SLAPPED WITH A $5,000 FINE FOR ELBOWING ELIAS PETERSON >> I DIDN’T SEE WHAT HAPPENED >> THE HIT ONM SON OCCURRED IN >>> THE CANUCKS WENT ON TO WIN THE GAME, 4-1 >>> FIVE DAYS AFTER THE ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES CRASH KILLING 157 PEOPLE, MIXED IN WITH ALL THE GRIEF IS GROWING ANGER COMING UP, WE’RE FINDING OUT WHY FAMILIES ARE FRUSTRATED >> Mike: HERE ARE SOME OF THE STORIES WE’RE FOLLOWING TONIGHT ON CBC VANCOUVER NEWS >> ISIS AND TALIBAN, THEY WERE SAYING TO CHANGE YOUR RELIGION TO ISLAM IF YOU WANT TO LIVE IN AFGHANISTAN >> Anita: TEARS AND SMILES AS SIKH FAMILIES FACING RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION IN AFGHANISTAN FIND FREEDOM IN B.C PRIOR TO 1992 THERE WERE MORE THAN 200 SIKHS IN A COUNTRY NOW LESS THAN A THOUSAND REMAIN IN TOTAL 65 FAMILIES ARE

STARTING TO ARRIVE IN CANADA >> I HAD A CONFRONTATION WITH THIS GENTLEMAN AND I SAID LOOK, YOUR DOG JUST PISSED ALL OVER MY PRINTS! >> Mike: WHITE ROCK’S DOG DEBATE IS HEATING UP AHEAD OF A NEW PILOT PROJECT IN OCTOBER PET OWNERS WILL BE ABLE TO WALK THEIR DOGS ON THE CITY’S POPULAR PROMENADE CRITICS SAY THERE ARE TOO MANY PEOPLE, KIDS, STROLLERS AND WHEELCHAIRS SO THERE ISN’T ANY ROOM FOR ANIMALS >> WHEN WE GOT TO VANCOUVER WE WEREN’T ABLE TO BOARD OUR PLANES >> AIRLINES AND TRAVEL AGENTS ARE STRUGGLING TO REBOOK THOUSANDS OF PASSENGERS AFTER THE DECISION TO GROUND BOEING’S 737 MAX JETS 157 PEOPLE WERE KILLED WHEN AN ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES MAX 8 CRASHED SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF IN FLICK >> Mike: IT’S BEEN FIVE DAYS SINCE THE CRASH AND MIXED IN WITH THE GRIEF IS GROWING ANGER FROM FAMILIES OF THE VICTIMS >> TODAY WE SPENT THE DAY IN A HOTEL NEAR THE AIRPORT IN AS BAB WHERE THE FAMILIES WHO WAS COME HERE TO ETHIOPIAN HAVE GATHERED, THEY’RE STAYING COURTESY OF ETHIOPIA AIRLINES TODAY THEY WERE CALLED TO A MEETING THIS MORNING HOPING TO GET CONCRETE INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS NEXT HOW THE IDENTIFICATION PROCESS IS PROCEEDING, WHAT THEY NEED TO DO AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, WHEN THEY MIGHT BE ABLE TO RETURN HOME WITH SOME OF THEIR LOVED ONES REMAINS AND THEY WERE DISAPPOINTED IT SEEMS THAT THE AIRLINE WASN’T ABLE TO GIVE THEM A TIMELINE AT ALL THE AIRLINE, FROM WHAT WE HEARD FROM SOME OF THE FAMILIES, SAID THEY WERE THE AIRLINE, THAT THIS WAS A GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATION ON IDENTIFICATION, THAT THE D.N.A. WOULD BE STARTING TOMORROW AND THEY FELT FRUSTRATED BECAUSE MANY OF THEM ARE HERE WITHOUT ANY IDEA HOW LONG THEY’LL BE HERE NOR WHAT THEY’LL COME HOME WITH ON TOP OF THAT, MANY OF THEM HAD BEEN OUT TO THE SITE YESTERDAY AND TODAY, THEY’RE TIRED, THEY’RE EMOTIONALLY DISTRAUGHT AND REMEMBER, IT WAS JUST SUNDAY WHEN THIS PLANE WENT DOWN SO THESE ARE EARLY DAYS IT’S A VERY INTENSE EMOTIONAL EXPERIENCE THERE THEY ARE TRAPPED IN GRIEF AND THEY’VE GOT A DUTY TO DO HERE, THIS AFTERNOON SOME OF THEM WERE CALLED INTO A ROOM TO GIVE SWABS TO PROVIDE D.N.A. WHICH WILL THEN BE COMPARED TO THE D.N.A., THE BODY REMAINS THAT HAVE BEEN FOUND BY THE SITE, AND YOU KNOW, THERE’S NO OTHER WAY OF SAYING IT, ACCORDING TO ONE OF THE OFFICIALS WHO SPOKE TO THEM THIS MORNING, THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF PIECES AND BODY PARTS IT’S EXTREMELY EXCRUCIATING TO HEAR, BUT THAT’S WHAT THEY’RE DEALING WITH >> Mike: SUSAN ORMISTON REPORTING FROM ETHIOPIA >> AS DAVID COMMON EXPLAINS; QUESTIONS ARE NOW BEING RAISED ABOUT SOME SOFTWARE BUILT INTO THE JETS AND WHY MANY PILOTS KNEW NOTHING ABOUT IT >> Reporter: WHEN IT LAUNCHED, THE 737 MAX WAS BOEING’S ANSWER TO STIFF COMPETITION, A FUEL EFFICIENT WORKHORSE TO RIVAL AIRBUS WHICH HAD BEEN EATING BOEING’S MARKET SHARE AND SIGNIFICANT DESIGN CHANGES FROM PREVIOUS INCARNATIONS OF THE 737, BIGGER ENGINES SHIFTED FORWARD ON TAKE-OFF THAT COULD MEAN THE NOSE TIPS UPWARDS AND THAT COULD RISK A STALL, ONE THAT COULD LEAD TO A CRASH MANY PILOTS PRACTICE FOR SUCH AN EVENT >> TO COMPENSATE BOEING ADDED SOFTWARE CALLED MCAS IF INSTRUMENTS DETECTED THE NOSE GETTING TOO HIGH IT WOULD AUTOMATICALLY PROMPT THE STABILIZER ON THE TAIL TO PITCH THE AIRCRAFT DOWN >> THE PROBLEM WAS THEY FORGOT TO TELL THE PILOTS ABOUT IT >> Reporter: WITHOUT UNDERSTANDING PILOTS COULD INADVERTENTLY FIGHT WITH THE MCAS IF IT MALFUNCTIONS THEY MAY NOT UNDERSTAND WHY AND SPOT OR EVEN SOLVE THE PROBLEM >> THE TRAINING AND QUALIFICATION OF SOME OF THESE PEOPLE ARE INADEQUATE >> Reporter: AMERICAN REGULATORS DID NOT REQUIRE BOGEYING PILOTS THAT THE MCAS SOFTWARE EXISTED OR ORDER NEW TRAINING TO BE FAMILIAR WITH IT FOR SOME IN AVIATION, THAT’S THE PROBLEM >> THESE TYPE OF ANOMALIES ARE LIKE LITTLE GREMLINS YOU CAN BE FLYING FOR SEVERAL HUNDRED THOUSAND AREAS BEFORE IT REARS ITS UGLY HEAD >> Reporter: SO WHY NOT JUST DO THE TRAINING? WELL, TAKING PILOTS OUT OF PLANES AND INTO SIMULATORS COSTS MONEY AND TIME, AN EXPENSE IN A HIGHLY COMPETITIVE RAZOR MARGIN INDUSTRY AFTER THE LION AIR CRASH IN INDONESIA, BOEING DID ISSUE A BULLETIN TO PILOTS ABOUT THE EXISTENCE OF MCAS AND HOW TO DEAL WITH IT BUT IT DIDN’T ORDER TRAINING

OF COURSE IT’S NOT KNOWN IF THE MCAS PLAYED A ROLE IN THIS LATEST CRASH, THOUGH BOEING IS NOW UPGRADING THE SOFTWARE THE F.A.A. ANTICIPATES THAT BE DONE BY NEXT MONTH BOEING SAYS THIS WILL MAKE AN ALREADY SAFE AIRCRAFT EVEN SAFER DAVID, CBC NEWS, TORONTO DAVID COMMON, CBC NEWS, TORONTO >> Mike: 6:33 ON THIS SOGGY THURSDAY NIGHT HERE ON THE SOUTH COAST IT’S NOT DOLLAR 49 DAY, I DON’T THINK, SHOT OF THE WOODWARD’S SIGN AND THE MOUNTAINS EVENTUALLY IN THE BACKGROUND THERE JOHANNA SAYS THE WARMING TREND IS GOING TO CONTINUE FOR THE SOUTH COAST, HER FORECAST IS NEXT >> THERE IS A STUNNING BUTTERFLY DISPLAY UNDERWAY IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA >> IT’S ALL THANKS TO MOTHER NATURE AND THE WEATHER, EVERYTHING >> Mike: AUTO WARM SPRING AND PLENTY OF RAIN LEADING TO AN EXPLOSION OF WILD FLOWERS ALONG THE COAST IT’S A FEAST FOR THE EYES AND FOR MILLIONS OF PAINTED LADY BUTTERFLIES SWARMS OF THE DIDN’TY LOOKING IS INSECTS FLUTTERED NORTH FROM MEXICO TO FEED AND BREED IN A FAVORITE SPOT BOTANISTS CALL IN THE BEST WILD FLOWER GROWTH FROM FOUR YEARS LOCALS WATCHING THE WAVES OF PAINTED LADIES FLOAT BY CALL IT MAGICAL >> IT IS MAGICAL >> I WOULD CALL IT MAGICAL TOO >> AND OUR COLOURS ARE HAVE I BUTTERFLY-ESQUE >> HOW VERY PAINTED LADY OF US >> NO PLANNING WENT INTO IT >> NONE AT ALL >> Mike: SO WHAT’S GOING ON? >> WE HAVE SOME RAIN GOING ON, NOTHING THAT WILL SPARK A BLUE TEMPERATURES BUT SOME WEATHER WILL HELP THE CROCUSES OUR BLIP UNDERWAY; STARTING THE DAY OFF WITH A GREY SKY BY DRY FOR THE MOST PART UNTIL ABOUT AN HOUR AGO, AND TEMPERATURES AS I MENTIONED JUST A TOUCH ON THE COOL SIDE WE WILL SEE SOME MORE BLUE AS WE HEAD INTO THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS LAYTON ME START YOU OFF WITH THE GOOD NEWS THE WARMING TRENDS THAT IS COMING IN THE FORECAST BACK UP TO THE DOUBLE DIGITS FOR TOMORROW AND SATURDAY, AND THEN SUNDAY WE’LL REALLY NOTICE THAT BUMP UP AND I THINK THE TEMPERATURES ARE UNDER PLANED A LITTLE BIT THIS IS A DIRECT MODEL OUTPUT BUT I’LL SHOW YOU THE NUMBERS IN JUST A MOMENT FIRST OF ALL, THIS IS THE SWIRLING SYSTEM BRINGING THE SHOWERS TONIGHT, THEN THE WARMUP

TOMORROW, BUT THAT DOES COME WITH A BIT OF A CLOUD ORGANIC FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY I DON’T SEE MUCH PRECIPITATION, THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS, IF ANY AT ALL AND IT WILL COME WITH SOME BLUE SKY BREAKS BUT IT’S SUNDAY THAT WE GET BEHIND THAT AND GET TO KEEP THE TEMPERATURES OVERNIGHT TONIGHT, RISK OF A FEW SHOWERS CONTINUING RIGHT THROUGH TO TOMORROW MORNING AND THAT’S WHEN THE OVERCAST SKIES WILL BE NOTED BUT THEY WILL COME WITH WARMER TEMPERATURES AND BY THE AFTERNOON, STARTING TO SEE SOME CLEARING, SO I THINK WE’LL SEE SOME SUNSHINE BEFORE THE END OF THE DAY BUT DON’T BE TOO ALARMED IF YOU WAKE UP TO ANOTHER OVERCAST ONE AND THEN HIGH CLOUDS MOVING BACK IN FOR SATURDAY, AGAIN, HOPING FOR SOME BREAKS OUT THERE BUT THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS, MAINLY CLOUDY BIGGER PICTURE, THIS HIGH PRESSURE IS WHAT CLEARED US OUT TODAY AND MAINLY DRY AND CLEAR ACROSS THE PROVINCE BUT WATCH AS WE CONTINUE TO GET THAT SYSTEM COME UP FROM THE SOUTHWEST, THE COLD FRONT OR THE BACK END OF THAT SYSTEM WILL APPROACH COASTAL SECTIONS FOR SATURDAY BY THE TIME WE GET TO THE SOUTH COAST, THOUGH, REALLY JUST BRINGING THE CLOUDS, WHICH IS I HAVE TO KEEP THEM IN THE FORECAST FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS BUT LET’S TALK TEMPERATURES THIS IS OUR NEXT BIG STORY AND IT WILL BE, ESPECIALLY AS WE HEAD INTO NEXT WEEK, THE WARM AIR YOU’LL NOTICE, THE ABOVE SEASONAL TEMPERATURES ARE IN YELLOW, SO AS I TAKE YOU THROUGH SUNDAY INTO MONDAY, LOOK AT THAT, MOST OF B.C. AND ALBERTA UNDER THIS GORGEOUS RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE, WE’RE TALKING TEMPERATURES 5 TO 10° ABOVE SEASONAL BY THE TIME WE HIT EARLY NEXT WEEK, AND THAT WARMTH WILL SPREAD EASTWARD, EVEN WARMER FOR CITIES IN ALBERTA, CALGARY AND EDMONTON, BY THE TIME WE HIT TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, WE’RE TALKING 20° TEMPERATURES LET ME TAKE YOU THROUGH OUR LONG-RANGE NOT QUITE THAT WARM, BUT NOTE THE HIGH TEENS BY THE TIME WE HIT MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY — I KNOW, WE DON’T EVEN KNOW WHAT THAT FEELS LIKE ANYMORE, IT’S BEEN SO LONG KEEP IN MIND SYSTEMS ARE ABOUT 10, SO WE’LL HIT THAT TOMORROW, OVERNIGHTS ARE WELL ABOVE SEASONAL AS WELL A BIT OF DISCREPANCY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, SOME OF THE AMERICAN MODELS BRINGING SOME RAIN IN FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, KEEPING TEMPERATURES MILD, BUT I’M GOING TO STICK WITH THE CANADIAN FOR NOW, WE’RE GOING TO GO FIVE FULL SUNNY ICONS IN A ROW >> FIVE FULL ONES >> GO WITH THE CANADIAN MODEL >> TODAY THE SENATE TERMINATED TRUMP’S EMERGENCY DECLARATION OVER BORDER SECURITY WE’LL TELL YOU WHAT TRUMP MIGHT DO NOW, AFTER THE BREAK >> HI, I’M AMY BELL AND HERE’S

WHAT’Sths WHAT’S IN YOUR CBC VANCOUVER IN-BOX IF YOU’VE EVER WONDERED WHAT IT’S LIKE BEHIND THE SCENES HERE AT CBC VANCOUVER, HERE’S YOUR CHANCE GO ONLINE AND BOOK A DATE TO COME IN FOR A TOUR OF OUR INTEGRATED NEWSROOM AND OUR HOME CAN BE YOUR HOME YOU’RE STUDIO SPACE CAN BE TRANSFORMED FOR ANY OCCASION AND IS AVAILABLE FOR RENT FOR MORE FROM CBC VANCOUVER, CHECK US OUT ONLINE AT CBC.CA/BC >> WITH THE DEADLINE FOR BREXIT JUST 15 DAYS AWAY, BRITISH M.P.s HAVE FINALLY MANAGED TO AGREE ON SOMETHING THE NEED TO STALL FOR TIME >> AS THOMAS DAIGLER REPORTS TONIGHT, MANY PEOPLE ARE CALLING THE MOVE AN ACT OF DESPERATION REPORT THE BREXIT CLOCK HAS BEEN TICKING FOR TWO YEARS >> 728 DAYS >> 100 DAYS AWAY — >> JUST 16 DAYS TO GO — >> Reporter: A COUNTDOWN TO DEPARTURE DAY, LIKE A CONSTANT REMINDER OF BRITAIN’S HURTLING TOWARD THE UNFLOWN NOW THE EXIT LOOKS FURTHER AWAY THAN EXPECTED >> IN POLITICS I THINK YOU HAVE TO OCCASIONALLY DO WHAT YOU THINK IS THE RIGHT — >> Reporter: ONE MINISTER QUIT OVER THE GOVERNMENT’S HANDLING OF BREXIT TODAY I CALLED FOR A TIME OUT >> IN TERMS OF MAKE BEING SURE WE DON’T CRASH WITH A NO DEAL SCENARIO IT’S THAT EXTENSION THAT WE NEED >> Reporter: THE HOUSE OF COMMONS CONSIDERED THE BREXIT DELAY AFTER A WEEK OF HIGH DRAMA >> HOW MANY PEOPLE WOULD HAVE VOTED FOR THIS DOG’S BREAKFAST? >> Reporter: YET ANOTHER SNUB OF THE GOVERNMENT’S INITIAL PLAN >> THE PRIME MINISTER HAS LOST ALL CONTROL >> Reporter: THERESA MAY CONSPICUOUSLY SILENT SHE LAST HER VOICE, HER GRIP ON POWER AT RISK TOO MAY EBREXIT POINT MAN LAID OUT WHAT’S LEFT OF THE GOVERNMENT’S VISION >> IT IS TIME FOR THIS HOUSE TO ACT IN THE NATIONAL INTEREST, IT IS TIME TO PUT FORWARD AN EXTENSION THAT IS REALLY STICK >> Reporter: PLANS AGREE BRITAIN SHOULD ASK THE E.U >> THE NOS 202 >> Reporter: THE VOTE’S RESULT DREW NO CHEERS, JUST SILENCE >> I DON’T WANT HONESTLY THINK IF WE HAVEN’T ACHIEVED AGREEMENT THAT IN FRANKLY A MATTER OF WEEKS OR MONTHS WE’LL ACHIEVE ANYTHING DIFFERENT >> Reporter: TONIGHT THE PRIME MINISTER HEADED HOME, HER COUNTRY NOW LIKELY STRAPPED TO THE E.U. FOR A WHILE LONGER, NOTHING SETTLED, ONLY STALLED >> Anita: THAT’S THOMAS DAIGLE IN LONDON TONIGHT >>> A FORMER BRITISH SOLDIER IS FACING TWO MURDER CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH THE KILLING OF PROTESTERS IN NORTHERN IRELAND 47 YEARS AGO >> A DECISION HAD BEEN TAKEN TO PROSECUTE ONE FORMER SOLDIER, SOLDIER F, FOR THE MURDER OF JAMES RAY AND FOR THE MURDER OF WILLIAM McKINNEY >> THE FORMER PARATROOPER WAS THERE DURING BLOODY SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 1972 13 PEOPLE WERE SHOT DEAD AT A CIVIL RIGHTS MARCH IN LONDONDERRY, ALSO KNOWN AS DERRY, THE ACCUSED IDENTIFIED ONLY AS SOLDIER S ALSO FACES CHARGES OF ATTEMPTED MURDER OF FOUR OTHERS THE PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICE SAYS THERE IS INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE TO PROSECUTE 16 OTHER SOLDIERS OR TWO IRA MEMBERS WHO ALLEGEDLY FIRED BACK >> AIR RAID SIRENS IN TEL AVIV TONIGHT AS TENSIONS RISE BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE NEIGHBOURING GAZA STRIP (SIRENS) >> Mike: ISRAELI MILITARY SAYS GAZA MILITANTS FIRED TWO ROCKETS AT TEL AVIV, THE FIRST TIME ROCKETS HAVE REACHED THE AREA IN FIVE YEARS NO DAMAGE OR INJURIES REPORTED ISRAEL LATER CONFIRMING IT WAS ATTACKING WHAT IT CALLS TERROR SITES IN GAZA HOURS AFTER >>> IT’S BEING CALLED A STINGING REBUKE DOZENS OF REPUBLICAN SENATORS BROKE LINES WITH DONALD TRUMP TODAY THE GROUP VOTED AGAINST THE PRESIDENT’S EMERGENCY DECLARATION INTENDED DO FUND TRUMP’S BORDER WALL PAUL HUNTER HAS THE STORY >> Reporter: THE YEAS 59, NAYS 41, THE JOINT RESOLUTION IS PASSED >> DO THE MATH, AND FOR DONALD TRUMP, IT’S A STINGING SLAMDOWN U.S. SENATORS TODAY VOTE TO GO REBUKE THE PRESIDENT, BELONG THEM, YES, DEMOCRATS >> THE FACT IS THAT THE PRESIDENT IS TRYING TO REWRITE THE CONSTITUTION

>> Reporter: BUT AS WELL, AND MORE TO THE POINT, FULLY 12 REPUBLICANS >> JUST FOR ME IS A MATTER OF DEFENDING THE CONSTITUTION AND THE BALANCE OF POWER >> Reporter: AT THE CENTRE OF IT, THAT BORDER WALL TODAY’S VOTE WAS AIMED AT BLOCKING TRUMP’S DECLARATION OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY ALONG THE U.S. BORDER WITH MEXICO IT’S TRUMP’S WAY TO FREE UP BILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO BUILD A LONGER WALL LAWMAKERS OPPOSE THAT, BECAUSE UNDER THE U.S. CONSTITUTION, IT’S CONGRESS, NOT THE PRESIDENT, WITH CONTROL OF PUBLIC SPENDING >> DO WE WANT THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH NOW OR IN THE FUTURE TO HOLD THE POWER OF THE (INDISCERNIBLE) >> Reporter: IN TRYING TO BUILD THE WALL REGARDLESS TRUMP TODAY PLEDGED HE’LL KEEP AT IT, OFFERING A RARE ONE WORD TWEET ABOUT THAT SENATE VOTE: VETO PROMISING FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HIS PRESIDENCY TO NOW OVER RULE CONGRESS, THOUGH EVEN THAT WON’T SETTLE THINGS WITH THE EXPECTATION THIS WILL ALL END UP IN THE COURTS EVENTUALLY, MAYBE FOR YEARS >> ONE THING I THINK IS PRETTY CLEAR, IT’S INARGUABLY A PRESIDENTIAL POWER GRAB >> Reporter: FOR MANY IT’S THE SENATE VOTE ITSELF THAT MATTERS MOST TRUMP HAD FRAMED IT AS A TEST OF LOYALTY, AND THAT SO MANY REPUBLICANS ON AN ISSUE SO CLOSE TO HIS HEART HAD FAILED TO LINE UP LOCKSTEP BEHIND HIM MAY WELL SIGNAL THAT FOR DONALD TRUMP, MORE SETBACKS COULD NOW LOOM PAUL HUNTER, CBC NEWS, WASHINGTON >> THE MAN ACQUITTED IN THE MURDER OF TINA FONTAINE IS ADMIT TO GIVING HER DRUGS >> AND NOW AS THE CBC’S KATIE NICHOLSON REPORTS, HER FAMILY WANDS RAYMOND CORMIER YAY CHARGED FOR PROVIDING THE 15-YEAR-OLD WITH MARIJUANA >> YOU MAY NOT RECOGNIZE HIM FROM HIS MUGGY SHOT BUT THIS IS RAYMOND CORMIER YAY >> THIS IS MY TESTIMONY THIS IS MY STATEMENT >> Reporter: CORMIER NEVER TOOK THE STAND DURING HIS TRIAL BUT LAST SPRING, MONTHS AFTER A JURY FOUND HIM NOT GUILTY OF SECOND-DEGREE MURDER IN THE DEATH OF TINA FONTAINE, CORMIER SAT DOWN FOR AN INTERVIEW WITH CBC NEWS CBC DECIDED TO LOWER MAINLAND THE INTERVIEW UNTIL AFTER THE CHILD ADVOCATE RELEASED HER REPORT IN IT, CORMIER DENIES HAVING ANYTHING TO DO WITH FONTAINE’S DEATH HE ALSO DENIES HAVING SEX WITH THE 15-YEAR-OLD >> I NEVER HAD SEX WITH TINA, NOT ONCE, NOTHING, NOTHING I THOUGHT WE WERE GOING TO HAVE A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP, WE WERE GOING TO HAVE A FLING, WHATEVER >> Reporter: WHAT HE DOES ADMIT TO IS GIVING DRUGS TO THE TROUBLED GIRL >> PARTIALLY, AND ONLY A LITTLE BIT AND IT WAS WEED WEED I WASN’T FEEDING TINA COOK OR CRACK OR CRYSTAL METH >> Reporter: IT’S A CRIMINAL OFFENCE TO SELL OR GIVE CANNABIS TO A MINOR AT LEAST ONE INDIGENOUS LEADER SAYS THERE SHOULD BE CONSEQUENCES >> HE SHOULD FACE TIME IN HIS ROLE AND WHAT HE — THE DANGER THAT HE PUT TINA IN, IT HE SHOULD FACE SOME TIME FOR THAT >> Reporter: IN HER FINAL WEEKS TINA FONTAINE USED MULTIPLE SUBSTANCES INCLUDING CANNABIS FROM A REPORT RELEASED TUESDAY MANITOBA’S ADVOCATE FOR CHILDREN YOUTH NOTED CHILD WELFARE WORKERS SUSPECTED THE TEEN WAS BEING SEXUALLY EXPLOITED BECAUSE OLDER MEN FEEDING HER ADDICTION WERE HANGING AROUND HER JENNIFER RICHARDSON STARTED WINNIPEG’S STREET REACH PROGRAM SHE SAYS DRUGS AND EXPLOITATION GO HAND-IN-HAND >> IN MY EXPERIENCE, OFTENTIMES ADULT MALES ARE LURING CHILDREN THROUGH THE AUSPICE OF COME TO A PARTI, BUT THEIR ANTI-SUBSEQUENT IS TO SEXUALLY EXPLOIT THEM THEY OFFER A GOOD TIME, THEY OFFER DRUGS AND ALCOHOL, THEY OFFER A PLACE TO STAY >> Reporter: BUT ARE TRAFFICKING CHARGES IN A CASE LIKE THIS EVEN POSSIBLE? >> THEORETICALLY, YES >> Reporter: FORMER FEDERAL CROWN ROBIN PARKER FOLLOWED FONTAINE’S CASE CLOSELY >> THE PROSECUTOR, IN DETERMINING WHETHER OR NOT TO PROSECUTE Mr. CORMIER WOULD HAVE TO LOOK AT WHETHER THAT’S ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO PROVE THAT HE DID IT BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT IT’S A VERY HIGH STANDARD TO CONVICT SOMEONE >> Reporter: FOR FONTAINE’S GREAT AUNT, NEW CHARGES AGAINST CORMIER WOULD BE SATISFYING >> I JUST WANT HIM TO PAY FOR SOMETHING >> Reporter: FOR NOW, WINNIPEG POLICE SAY THEY HAVE NO COMMENT KATIE NICHOLSON, CBC NEWS, WINNIPEG >> NEW NAME FOR A NEW SEA BUS,

THE FOURTH IN DRINK TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING’S FLEET WAS CHRISTENED >> FRIDAY ON THE EARLY EDITION, FOR YEARS, GUILDFORD HAS ACCEPTED REFUGEES FROM AROUND THE WORLD THE RESULT IS ONE OF THE MOST DIVERSE COMMUNITIES IN THE CITY WE’LL HEAR MORE IN THE FINAL INSULT INSTALLMENT OF JESSE JOHNSTON’S SERIES “SURREY: WHY WE LIVE HERE.” >> Anita: AN INNOVATIVE PROGRAM BEING TESTED IN HALIFAX COULD CHANGE THE WAY PATIENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY WAIT FOR A LUNG TRANSPLANT >> Mike: A MACHINE DEVELOPED BY A TORONTO DOCTOR CAN KEEP DONATED LUNG VIABLE FOR MUCH LONGER >> THAT MEANS PATIENTS MIGHT BE ABLE TO STAY HOME RIGHT UNTIL A MATCH BECOMES AVAILABLE >> THE CBC’S CAROLINE RHEA TAKES US INSIDE THE OPERATING ROOM FOR A CLOSEUP LOOK AND A WARNING, THIS STORY DOES SLOW GRAPHIC IMAGES OF A SURGERY >> YOU LOOK FANTASTIC >> THANK YOU >> Reporter: A CELEBRATORY REUNION ON A BIG DAY IT’S THE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF PATTY DAVIS’ DOUBLE LUNG TRANSPLANT, AND SHE’S BACK AT TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL TO MEET WITH THE TEAM THAT SAVED HER LIFE >> I JUST BEEN THE LUCKYEST PERSON, MY TESTS HAVE ALL BEEN FANTASTIC, MY STATS IN TERMS OF MY BREATHING AND EVERYTHING IS ABOVE AVERAGE >> Reporter: LAST YEAR, THE TEAM PERFORMED NEARLY 200 TRANSPLANTS, A RECORD THE PATIENTS BECOME FAMILY BECAUSE OF THEIR REGULAR VISITS AND TESTS BUT THE STAFF DIDN’T SEE AS MUCH OF DAVIS AS THEIR OTHER PATIENTS THAT’S BECAUSE SHE WAS SELECTED TO BE THE FIRST PERSON TO STAY AT HOME AND WAIT FOR HER TRANSPLANT, THREE PROVINCES AWAY, IN HALIFAX >> I WAS AN IDEAL CANDIDATE AS FAR AS THEY WERE CONCERNED I WAS PRETTY BAD COPD WISE AND NEEDED LUNGS TO SURVIVE AND SECONDLY, I WAS IN HALF DECENT SHAPE I DIDN’T HAVE TOOK IN A WHEELCHAIR >> Reporter: DAVIS’ JOURNEY IS ALL THANKS TOO THIS, THE XVIVO LUNG PROFUSION SYSTEM THOSE ARE LUNGS BREATHING OUTSIDE THE HUMAN BODY MOST LUNGS ARE UNUSABLE FOR TRANSPLANT BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY UNKNOWNS WITH THE EX VIVO DOCTORS CAN DO AN EXAMINATION MEANING SOME ORGANS THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN REJECTED IN THE PAST CAN NOW BE USED AND THE MACHINE STORES THE LUNGS AT BODY TEMPERATURE KEEPING THEM ALIVE FOR UP TO 12 HOURS BETWEEN DONATION AND TRANSPLANT >> IT CAME TO THE POINT WHERE WE ACTUALLY HAD THE CONFIDENCE TO SAY THAT, YOU KNOW, IF THERE’S SOME DELAY, OR A FEW EXTRA HOURS, THAT PATIENT WON’T MISS THAT CHANCE OR WE WON’T BE INCREASING THE RISK OF THE OPERATION >> Reporter: ONCE THE TECHNOLOGY WAS THERE DOCTORS APPROACHED PATTY DAVIS, OFFERING HER THE CHANCE TO STAY IN NOVA SCOTIA WHILE SHE WAITED FOR A MP HER DECISION CAME WITH GREAT RISK SHE HAD TO FOLLOW THE RULES AND STAY ACTIVE, AND SHE KNEW SHE MIGHT MISS HER LIFE-SAVING SURGERY WEATHER COULD BE BAD, FLIGHTS MIGHT BE FULL >> I JUMPED AT IT THANK GOODNESS, I’D LOVE THAT I’D LOVE TO BE THAT PERSON, YOU KNOW, I’D LOVE TO HAVE THAT OPPORTUNITY AND DON’T WORRY, I’LL BE OKAY >> YOU KNOW, IT’S SOMETHING WE ASPIRED TO FOR A LONG TIME, AND I THINK IN THE FUTURE OF TRANSPLANTATION IF WE CAN PRESERVE ORGANS FOR A LONG TIME EVERYBODY CAN STAY HOME AND WE JUST BRING THEM IN WHEN IT’S TIME TO GET A NEW LUNG I MEAN THAT WILL BE WONDERFUL, AND I THINK WE’RE GOING TO SEE

THAT >> Reporter: AFTER DAVIS’ SUCCESS, THE STAY AT HOME PROGRAM IS BEING EXPANDED THREE TRANSPLANT CANDIDATES AT A TIME WILL NOW BE ABLE TO LIVE IN HALIFAX UNDER STRICT CONDITIONS CAROLINE RHEA, CBC NEWS, TORONTO >> THE ADVANCES ARE AMAZING >> THAT IS INCREDIBLE >> Mike: ISN’T IT BEFORE WE GO TONIGHT, WE NOW KNOW THE NAME OF THE LATEST SEA BUS TO JOIN TRANSLINK’S FLEET >> THE DO WE NEED A DRUM ROLL? IT TAKES THE TITLE FOR ONE OF THE PACIFIC’S MOST ICONIC FISH >> YES, INTRODUCING THE BURRARD CHINOOK RIGHT NOW THE NEW VESSEL IS AT THE DAMON SHIPYARDS IN THE NETHERLANDS WHERE IT WAS CHRISTENED NEXT IT WILL START ITS JOURNEY TO VANCOUVER WITH ARRIVAL EXPECTED IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS IT WILL BECOME THE FOURTH IN SERVICE SEA BUS AND WILL ALLOW TRANSLINK TO INCREASE RUSH HOUR SAILINGS UP TO EVERY TEN MINUTES >> DID YOU SAY AN ARRIVAL IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS? >> VERY GOOD, RIGHT? >> SOMETHING ELSE ALONG THOSE LINES HAPPENING >> YES, THAT’S TRUE >> AND YOU’RE AWAY FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF WEEKS, SO I — EVEN THOUGH I’VE STILL GOT A WEEK LEFT, WAS TREATED TO AN EARLY BABY SHOWER, AND I FEEL LIKE THIS COULD NOT BE MORE PERFECT >> THIS IS OUR GIFT FROM THE 6:00 O’CLOCK TEAM TO JOHANNA >> I TAKE WEATHER CIRRUS >> I WANTED TO SAY FAIR WEATHER CUMULUS BUT THAT — >> HOW CUTE IS THIS AND THIS IS GROWING INSIDE ME? IT’S NOT GOING TO BE THAT BIG, IS IT? REALLY LOVELY SO HOPEFULLY I’VE STILL GOT A WEEK, BUT I’LL MISS YOU FOR THE, WELL, AND — >> AND I’M GOING TO MISS YOU >> THIS IS OUR LITTLE GOODBYE BECAUSE I WON’T BE HERE WHEN YOU LEAVE >> I’LL BRING IN THE BABY WHETHER IT HAPPENS >> ALL RIGHT, DAN IS HERE WITH YOUR NEXT NEWS AT 1 # 1:00 O’CLOCK >> Mike: HAVE A GOOD NIGHT >> GOOD NIGHT