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>> Mike: TONIGHT ON CBC VANCOUVER NEWS >> WE LOST LAUGHED A BIT TALKED ABOUT WHAT SHE WOULD DO ON THE FLIGHT, AFTER >> SOUNDS LIKE YOU WERE REALLY CLOSE >> WE WERE >> Anita: MOURNING THE VICTIMS A PLANE CRASH IN IRAN KILLS 63 CANADIANS ALSO >> THE MAN GOT OUT OF HIS VEHICLE AND SAID TO THE GIRL, HEY, WANT TO COME WITH ME? >> Mike: AND >> THIS IS NOT MY FAULT >> Anita: MENDING FENCES ICBC FINALLY PAYS UP AFTER QUESTIONS FROM CBC NEWS [♪♪♪] [ Mixed Voices ] >> Mike: A DEADLY PLANE CRASH IN IRAN A MASSIVE DEBRIS FIELD NO SURVIVORS >> Anita: AMONG THE 176 KILLED: 63 CANADIANS 138 OF THE PASSENGERS WERE HEADING TO CANADA THE BOEING 737 WENT DOWN JUST MINUTES AFTER TAKING OFF ON A FLIGHT FROM TEHRAN TO KIEV IN THE UKRAINE >> Mike: GOOD EVENING AT LEAST 10 OF THOSE VICTIMS ARE FROM BC, BUT THAT NUMBER SEEMS TO BE GROWING TONIGHT WE HAVE JUST LEARNED FIRST-YEAR UVIC STUDENT IS ONE OF THE VICTIMS >> Anita: AS TINA LOVGREEN TELLS US, THE CRASH HAS ROCKED METRO VANCOUVER’S TIGHT-KNIT PERSIAN COMMUNITY >> IT WAS NOT THIS CHRISTMAS, BUT TWO PREVIOUS CHRISTMAS >> Reporter: SHE SPOKE TO HER PARENTS FOUR HOURS BEFORE THEIR FLIGHTS >> WE JUST LAUGHED A BIT TALKED ABOUT, OKAY, WHAT SHE WOULD DO ON THE FLIGHT, WHAT SHE WOULD DO AFTER AND THEN THAT WAS THE LAST >> SOUNDS LIKE YOU GUYS WERE REALLY CLOSE >> WE WERE >> Reporter: BOTH OF HER PARENTS WERE FAMILY DOCTORS IN IRAN THEY MOVED TO BC IN 2013 TO GIVE THEIR DAUGHTER A BRIGHTER FUTURE >> FOR ME TO BE HAPPY AND BE SUCCESSFUL AND TO IMPROVE >> Reporter: AS FAMILIES GRIEVE, OTHERS ARE HAUNTED BY THE MISFORTUNE OF IT ALL THIS TRAVEL AGENT BOOKED SIX OF THE PASSENGERS ON THAT FLIGHT INCLUDING 26-YEAR-OLD INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DELARAM DADASHNEJAD SHE SNAGGED A LAST-MINUTE BOOKING >> SHE TOLD US, THANK YOU SO MUCH TO HELP ME TO — TO BE WITH MY FAMILY, AND I WILL BRING YOU GUYS SOMETHING FROM IRAN AS A GIFT BUT SHE WAS ON THAT FLIGHT >> NOBODY CAN BELIEVE IT >> Reporter: HER FRIENDS WERE SUPPOSED TO PICK HER UP FROM THE AIRPORTS TODAY >> SHE WAS VERY FUNNY SHE WAS VERY ACTIVE SHE WAS VERY ENERGETIC YOU KNOW, SHE IS THE PERSON WHO WANTED TO DO THINGS, GO YOU O SHE IS NEVER TIRED, YOU KNOW >> Reporter: AMONG THE OTHER BC VICTIMS, A FAMILY OF THREE A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER AND A COUPLE IN THEIR 30s >> EVERYONE JUST LOVED THEM >> Reporter: HE WAS RELATED TO DANIEL AND FAYE SAKET SHE WAS A DENTAL HYGIENIST, AND HE A STRUCTURAL ENGINEER >> SUCH A GREAT LOSS FOR EVERYONE IN THE COMMUNITY, EVERYONE IN THE WORLD I WOULD SAY, BECAUSE THEY HAD JUST SUCH AMAZING PERSONALITIES >> Reporter: AND NOW THE FAMILIES HAVE TO FIGURE OUT WHEN THEY CAN BURY THE BODIES, AN IMPORTANT PART OF IRANIAN CULTURE >> THEY ARE ALL FROM EARTH AND WE GO BACK TO EARTH WHEN THE SOUL HAS LEFT THE BODY, THE BODY ALSO FOLLOWS IT >> Reporter: SHE IS TRYING TO ARRANGE TO BRING HER PARENTS’ REMAINS TO CANADA BECAUSE SHE SAYS THAT IS WHERE THEY FELT MOST AT HOME TINA LOVGREEN, CBC NEWS, NORTH VANCOUVER >> Anita: TINA MENTIONED TWO OTHER SETS OF BC VICTIMS >> Mike: ONE, A MOTHER AND

DAUGHTER FROM NORTH VANCOUVER FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE REACTING TO THE DEATHS OF AYESHE POURGHADERI AND FATEMAH PASAVAND >> THEY ARE VERY HARD WORKER FAMILY, AND THEY WANT TO — THEY CAME TO CANADA FOR A BETTER LIFE AND IT HAPPENED >> Mike: ALSO KILLED A HUSBAND, WIFE, AND THEIR SON FROM PORT COQUITLAM ARRESTED EASTBOUNDHAM, NILOOFAR RAZZAGHI, AND KAMYAR EBNODDIN HAMIDI >> EVERYBODY IN SHOCK AND EVERYBODY JUST DON’T WANT TO BELIEVE IT, THE FACT THAT — IT’S THE SAD NEWS, WHAT KEEPS ME GOING IS HIS HAPPINESS LIKE, WHEN I THINK OF THEM AS THE FAMILY, THE SMILE AND THAT — THAT SMILE IS ALWAYS ON THEIR FACES AND THAT’S WHAT I WANT TO CHERISH FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE, AS A MEMORY >> Anita: AMONG THE OTHER CANADIAN VICTIMS, AT LEAST 30 ARE BELIEVED TO BE FROM EDMONTON INCLUDING TWO PROFESSORS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA AND THEIR TWO YOUNG DAUGHTERS >> Mike: OTHERS FROM QUEBEC, MANITOBA, ONTARIO, AND ALBERTA THIS FAMILY OF THREE FROM WINNIPEG AMONG THE DEAD A LARGE NUMBER OF THE VICTIMS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN CANADIAN BUT HAD TIES TO UNIVERSITIES ACROSS OUR COUNTRY >> Anita: MANY OF THE PLANE CRASH VICTIMS WERE CITIZENS OF SEVERAL DIFFERENT COUNTRIES 82 IRANIANS, 11 UKRAINIANS, AND 10 SWEDISH NATIONALS >> Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau: ALL HAD SO MUCH POTENTIAL, SO MUCH LIFE AHEAD OF THEM ON BEHALF OF ALL CANADIANS, I WANT TO EXPRESS MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES TO THOSE WHO ARE MOURNING THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE YOUR LOSS IS INDESCRIBABLE THIS IS A HEARTBREAKING TRAGEDY OUR GOVERNMENT WILL CONTINUE TO WORK CLOSELY WITH ITS PARTNERS TO ENSURE THAT THIS CRASH IS THOROUGHLY INVESTIGATED CANADIANS HAVE QUESTIONS, AND THEY DESERVE ANSWERS >> Anita: DESPITE AUTHORITIES INITIALLY BLAMING MECHANICAL ISSUES, WE STILL DON’T KNOW THE CAUSE OF THE TRAGEDY >> Mike: WHO WILL LEAD THE CRASH INVESTIGATION IS EQUALLY UNCLEAR TONIGHT RENEE FILIPPONE WITH MORE >> Reporter: BURNING DEBRIS SCATTERED IN A FIELD ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF TEHRAN, WHERE THE PLANE CRASHED IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS HUMANITARIAN WORKERS SEARCHED FOR BODIES AMID THE SMOLDERING PIECES OF THE BOEING 737-800 AND WHAT BELONGED TO THE PEOPLE WHO DIED ON IT THE FLIGHT BOUND FOR KIEV TOOK OFF FROM TEHRAN’S MAIN AIRPORT TWO MINUTES IN, IT DISAPPEARED FROM THE FLIGHT RADAR THE 176 PEOPLE ON BOARD NEVER MADE IT TO UKRAINE, INCLUDING AT LEAST 63 CANADIANS MANY WHO WERE SET TO ARRIVE AT THIS AIRPORT, A STAPOVER BEFORE CATCHING ANOTHER FLIGHT TO TORONTO INITIALLY BOTH IRANIAN AND UKRAINIAN AUTHORITIES BLAMED MECHANICAL ISSUE A STATEMENT THE UKRAINIANS QUICKLY RETRACTED THE UKRAINIAN PRIME MINISTER IS DEMANDING A TRANSPARENT INVESTIGATION IRANIAN AUTHORITIES ARE TAKING THE LEAD >> (Speaking Alternate Language) >> Reporter: THE AIRLINE’S PRESIDENT SAID THE PLANE WAS ONE OF ITS BEST AND HAD AN EXCELLENT CREW >> THE 737-800 IS A WORKHORSE AIRPLANE IT’S BEEN IN SERVICE FOR MANY YEARS IT HAS A VERY, VERY GOOD SAFETY RECORD >> Reporter: AND THAT’S WHY THERE ARE SO MANY QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW THIS HAPPENED TO A PLANE BUILT A LITTLE OVER THREE YEARS AGO AND HAD ROUTINE MAINTENANCE ON MONDAY >> THE FAMILIES OF THESE — THESE VICTIMS, THEY DESERVE THE ANSWERS, AND ALL OF THAT TRANSCENDS THE POLITICS >> Reporter: NORMALLY INTERNATIONAL BODIES WOULD BE BROUGHT IN TO ASSIST, BUT WITH THE ONGOING TENSIONS BETWEEN IRAN AND THE U.S., IT’S UNCLEAR IF THAT WILL HAPPEN AND WHAT IT WILL TAKE TO FIND OUT HOW THIS TRAGEDY UNFOLDED RENEE FILIPPONE, CBC NEWS, LONDON >> Mike: NOW, NOT LOST IN ALL OF THIS: THE TIMING THE CRASH HAPPENED WITHIN HOURS OF IRAN FIRING MISSILES AT U.S AND COALITION BASES IN IRAQ RETALIATION, IRAN SAYS, FOR THE AMERICAN KILLING OF MAJOR GENERAL QASSEM SOLEIMANI >> Anita: AT THIS POINT THERE IS NO INDICATION THAT THE PLANE CRASH IS CONNECTED TO THOSE MISSILE ATTACKS, AND WASHINGTON IS NOT PLANNING TO TAKE MORE MILITARY ACTION PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SAYS NO ONE WAS HARMED IN THE IRANIAN ATTACKS >> President Donald Trump: OUR GREAT AMERICAN FORCES ARE PREPARED FOR ANYTHING IRAN APPEARS TO BE STANDING DOWN, WHICH IS A GOOD THING FOR ALL PARTIES CONCERNED AND A VERY GOOD THING FOR THE WORLD >> Anita: THE IRANIAN MISSILES TARGETED TWO U.S. BASES ONE IS IN AL-ASAD AND THE OTHER

IN ERBIL IN NORTHERN IRAQ CANADIAN TROOPS ARE ALSO BASED THERE >> Mike: AND WE WILL HAVE A LOT MORE ON THE PLANE CRASH AND THE INVESTIGATION A LITTLE LATER IN THIS NEWSCAST [♪♪♪] >> Anita: TO OTHER NEWS NOW, POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A SUSPECT AFTER POLICE SAY SOMEONE TRIED TO ABDUCT A YOUNG GIRL IN SOUTH VANCOUVER THE GIRL WAS WALKING FROM SCHOOL WHEN SHE WAS APPROACHED BY SOMEONE IN A VEHICLE >> Mike: CBC VANCOUVER “NEWS AT 11″ HOST DAN BURRITT IS LIVE ON FRASER STREET NEAR 50TH AVENUE TONIGHT DAN, WHAT ARE POLICE SHARING? >> Reporter: IT WAS YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AROUND 3:30, AKNITTA AND MIKE, WHEN THE YOUNG GIRL WAS WALKING IN THIS AREA WHEN POLICE SAY SOMEONE APPROACHED HER IN A MINIVAN >> THE MAN GOT OUT OF HIS VEHICLE AND SAID TO THE GIRL, HEY, DO YOU WANT TO COME WITH ME? THE YOUNG GIRL SAID NO AND RAN BACK TO HER SCHOOL, WHERE SHE ALERTED SCHOOL STAFF OF WHAT HAD HAPPENED >> Reporter: NOW, THIS IS THE MINIVAN POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THEY SAY IT’S A RED MINIVAN WITH TINTED WINDOWS AND A RED LADDER ATTACHED TO THE ROOF YOU CAN HAVE A LOOK AT THAT IMAGE THERE AS FOR THE SUSPECT, POLICE SAY HE IS A WHITE MAN IN HIS MID 50s, ABOUT 5’10” WITH A MEDIUM BUILD HE HAS WHITE HAIR, FACIAL HAIR AND WAS SAID TO HAVE YELLOW TEETH HE WAS ALSO APPARENTLY WEARING A GREY T-SHIRT AND BLUE JEANS ANYONE WHO MAY HAVE SEEN THIS INCIDENT OR HAS SEEN THAT RED MINIVAN WITH THE LADDER ON IT IS ASKED TO CALL VANCOUVER POLICE, AND YOU COULD READ MUCH MORE ABOUT THE STORY ON OUR WEBSITE, cbc.ca/bc ANITA, MIKE >> Anita: DAN BURRITT LIVE FOR US TONIGHT THANKS, DAN >> Mike: THE RCMP IS HOPING A $50,000 REWARD WILL HELP THEM CATCH A KILLER WHO ESCAPED FROM A MISSION JAIL IN 2018 JOHN MacKENZIE WAS SERVING A LIFE SENTENCE FOR SEVERAL CONVICTIONS INCLUDING SECOND-DEGREE MURDER AND ARMED ROBBERY HE WENT MISSING FROM A MINIMUM SECURITY UNIT AT MISSION INSTITUTION WHERE HE WAS CONSIDERED A LOW-RISK INMATE >> THE MISSION RCMP BELIEVE THAT MacKENZIE MAY HAVE FLED CANADA AND IS CURRENTLY AT LARGE INTERNATIONALLY DESPITE OUR CONTINUED EFFORTS, HE HAS NOT BEEN LOCATED >> Mike: POLICE WON’T SAY HOW MacKENZIE ESCAPED THEY DESCRIBE HIM AS HIGHLY INTELLIGENT AND COMPUTER-SAVVY HE IS KNOWN TO HAVE CARRIED FAKE DRIVER’S LICENCES AND PASSPORTS >> Anita: WELL, ANYONE WHO HAS BEEN IN A CAR ACCIDENT KNOWS INSURANCE CLAIMS CAN BE DIFFICULT AND DRAWN-OUT >> Mike: ONE VANCOUVER MAN JUST SPENT A YEAR HAGGLING WITH ICBC, AND AS BELLE PURI FROM CBC VANCOUVER’S IMPACT TEAM EXPLAINS, HE WASN’T EVEN BEHIND THE WHEEL OF THE VEHICLE INVOLVED >> Reporter: IT’S BUSY THE VANCOUVER INTERSECTION OF 41ST AVENUE AND RUPERT STREET FROM HIS HOUSE ON THE CORNER, BINH LE SEES IT ALL >> A LOT OF ACCIDENTS HERE >> Reporter: A VANCOUVER POLICE CHEVY TAHOE CRASHED THROUGH LE’S FENCE THE CRUISER HAD APPARENTLY AVOIDED ANOTHER COLLISION WITH A LIMO >> KNOCKED THIS DOWN AND I HAVE TO LEAVE THE MESS FOR A FEW MONTHS >> REPORTER: IN JANUARY, ICBC TOLD HIM TO PROVIDE PHOTOS OF THE DAMAGE AND THREE QUOTES FOR REPAIRS IN MARCH, HE SENT IN TWO QUOTES A MONTH LATER, ICBC ASKED FOR A THIRD QUOTE BUT LE SAYS HE COULDN’T FIND ANOTHER CONTRACTOR TO BID ON THE ENTIRE JOB THAT INVOLVED METAL AND BRICKWORK IN JUNE, AN ADJUSTOR RELENTED TWO QUOTES WERE ENOUGH IN AUGUST, LE WENT AHEAD WITH THE CHEAPER OF THE TWO QUOTES AND GOT THE FENCE FIXED >> AFTER YOU FIX YOUR HOUSE, SEND ME ALL THE BILLS, ALL THE INVOICE, AND THEN WE CAN CONSIDER HOW MUCH WE PAY YOU >> Reporter: IN OCTOBER, HE SENT ICBC A BILL FOR $10,920 >> NICKEL AND DIMING IS — DESCRIBES IT VERY WELL >> Reporter: SINCE THEN AN ADJUSTER HAS QUESTIONED THE AGE OF THE ORIGINAL FENCE, THE NUMBER OF BRICKS REPLACED, THE NUMBER OF TRIPS TO DISPOSE OF DEBRIS EVEN THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE CONTRACTOR’S SHOP AND LE’S HOUSE >> WHEN HE CONTACTED ICBC, THEY DIDN’T EVEN BOTHER TO SEND AN ADJUSTER OUT THEY SIMPLY SAID HE SHOULD GET ALL THE INFORMATION, HE SHOULD DO EVERYTHING >> Reporter: ICBC CLAIMS LE DIDN’T SEND IN DAMAGE PHOTOS UNTIL 11 MONTHS AFTER THE INCIDENT LE INSISTS HE SUBMITTED THEM MUCH EARLIER >> THERE HAS BEEN DELAYS I THINK ON BOTH SIDES AND, YOU KNOW, WE RECOGNIZE THAT WE KNOW THAT THERE IS FRUSTRATION ON BEHALF OF THIS CUSTOMER, YOU KNOW, AND SO WE UNDERSTAND THAT HERE WE ARE, A YEAR AFTER, AND SO WE’D REALLY LIKE TO CLOSE THIS ONE OUT AS SOON AS WE CAN >> Reporter: THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, ICBC CALLED BINH LE WITH AN OFFER IT WAS $2,700 LESS THAN WHAT IT COST TO FIX THE FENCE LE SAID NO A COUPLE OF HOURS LATER, ICBC CALLED BACK, READY TO SWEETEN THE POT THE TWO SIDES SETTLED AT JUST

OVER $9,200 LE IS STILL 1,700 IN THE HOLE >> TO ME, IT’S NOT REALLY FAIR BECAUSE I DON’T DO ANYTHING WRONG WHY I HAVE TO PAY? THIS IS NOT MY FAULT >> Reporter: LE SAYS HE IS TIRED OF FIGHTING ICBC, BUT HE EXPECTS THERE WILL BE ANOTHER ROUND ACCIDENTS LAND ON HIS PROPERTY ALMOST WEEKLY BELLE PURI, CBC NEWS, VANCOUVER >> Anita: WELL, A VANCOUVER ISLAND MOM HAS LOST A COURT BATTLE OVER AN INDIGENOUS SMUDGING CEREMONY AT HER DAUGHTER’S SCHOOL THE WOMAN SUED THE PORT ALBERNI SCHOOL DISTRICT AFTER HER DAUGHTER TOOK PART IN A CEREMONY SIMILAR TO THIS ONE WITHOUT HER APPROVAL THE MOM CLAIMED THE SMUDGING VIOLATED HER DAUGHTER’S RIGHT TO RELIGIOUS FREEDOM A JUDGE DISMISSED THE CASE THIS AFTERNOON THE RULING SAYS THE MOM FAILED TO ESTABLISH THE CEREMONY INFRINGED ON THE STUDENT’S FREEDOMS [♪♪♪] >> Mike: FIRST LOOK AT THE FORECAST NOW METEOROLOGIST BRETT SODERHOLM IS HERE NOTICEABLY ABSENT TODAY, THE UMBRELLA YEAH >> Brett: WASN’T IT A NICE CHANGE OF PACE >> Mike: YEAH >> Brett: I PERSONALLY ENJOYED LEAVING THAT CLUNKY THING AT HOME TODAY THE SUN CAME OUT FOR A LITTLE BIT TODAY AND THIS HAS BEEN SOME POSITIVE NEWS I WANTED TO START OFF WITH THIS, ADDRESSING THE AVALANCHE DANGER RATING ACROSS BC YESTERDAY MANY ROADS WERE CLOSED OVER THE PROVINCE SIMPLY FOR THE FACT THAT THE AVALANCHE DANGER RATING WAS SO HIGH BUT TODAY, BECAUSE THINGS HAVE BEEN A BIT MORE STABLE, IT’S BEEN ABLE TO CALM DOWN AND HAS GONE FROM HIGH TO CONSIDERABLE IT DOESN’T SOUND LIKE MUCH OF AN IMPROVEMENT, BUT IT IS NOW, OF COURSE, HEAVY SNOWFALL ON THE COQUIHALLA WAS WHAT PROMPTED THAT CLOSURE EARLIER TODAY THAT WAS ABOUT BETWEEN 11 IN THE MORNING AND 3:00 IN THE AFTERNOON THAT WAS ALL DONE, OF COURSE, FOR THIS AVALANCHE CONTROL NOW, CREWS TRIGGERED SEVERAL PROACTIVE AVALANCHES FROM THE AIR THEY USED EXPLOSIVES THAT WERE DROPPED IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS THAT CAUSED NUMEROUS DETONATIONS WHICH LOOSENED THE SNOWPACK AND SENT LAYERS OF SNOW AND ICE DOWN THE MOUNTAIN SAFELY SNOW-CLEARING CREWS HAVE BEEN PROVING THE DEBRIS ALONG THE 11-KILOMETRE STRETCH OF THE HIGHWAY BETWEEN HOPE AND MERRITT IT AND DOES APPEAR THINGS WILL BE BACK TO NORMAL FAIRLY SOON LOOK AHEAD HERE TEMPERATURES ARE GOING TO BE OUR DOMINANT STORY FOR THE NEXT WHILE WE’RE GOING TO BE GOING DOWN TO THE FREEZING MARK TONIGHT VERY, VERY SLIGHT CHANCE OF ANY RAIN OR EVEN SNOW FIRST THING IN THE MORNING LARGELY I THINK IT’S GOING TO BE A SUNNY DAY BUT BY TOMORROW NIGHT, IT’S GOING TO BE A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT STORY WE HAVE TO BE ON A BIT OF A SNOW WATCH I’LL HAVE THAT WHEN I COME BACK >> Mike: THANKS, BRETT >> Brett: YOU ARE WELCOME >> Anita: YOU CAN WATCH THIS NEWSCAST LIVE ON CBC GEM THE FREE APP IS ALSO WHERE YOU CAN FIND OTHER CBC PROGRAMS >> Mike: AND CBC VANCOUVER IS ALSO ON FACEBOOK, YOUTUBE, AND INSTAGRAM [♪♪♪] >> Anita: THE U.S. IS IMPOSING NEW ECONOMIC SANCTIONS ON IRAN >>> COMING UP, WHAT PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP IS SAYING ABOUT ANY FUTURE MILITARY ACTIONS [♪♪♪] >> Mike: WELL, GOOD EVENING TO YOU THANKS FOR STAYING WITH US ONLINE DURING THE COMMERCIAL BREAK >> Anita: THROUGHOUT TONIGHT’S SHOW, WE’LL HAVE CONTINUING COVERAGE ON THE PLANE CRASH IN IRAN THAT KILLED 176 PEOPLE 138 OF THEM WITH TIES TO CANADA >> Mike: WE KNOW AT LEAST 10 OF THE VICTIMS WERE FROM HERE IN BC SIMON DINGLEY HAS MORE ON SOME OF THE OTHER CANADIANS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES >> I HAVE BEEN THINKING ABOUT WHY ALL OF THIS IS HAPPENING TO PEOPLE OF IRAN, ALL THIS TRAGEDY >> Reporter: HOSSEIN SAW THE NEWS AT 3 A.M. ON HIS PHONE HE HASN’T SLEPT SINCE, CRYING THROUGHOUT THE DAY TOO CLOSE FRIENDS AND HIS WIFE — TWO CLOSE FRIENDS AND HIS WIFE WERE ON THAT FLIGHT HE SPOTTED THEIR NAMES ON AN IRANIAN AIRPORT PASSENGER LIST >> BOTH WERE A LOVELY COUPLE >> Reporter: HE SAYS THEY WORKED IN MORTGAGES HE SAYS THEY CAME TO CANADA ABOUT A DECADE AGO THE COUPLE WAS HEADED HOME AFTER A HOLIDAY IN IRAN >> I CAN’T THINK OF ANY OTHER EVENT AT THIS SCALE THAT HAS TOUCHED SO MANY PEOPLE LIKE, I GO ON MY FACEBOOK AND INSTAGRAM, AND ALMOST EVERY FRIEND I KNOW HERE HAS LOST A FRIEND OR A FAMILY MEMBER >> Reporter: IN WINNIPEG THIS AFTERNOON, A VIGIL WAS HELD FOR THE VICTIMS SOME WERE STUDENTS HERE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA >> OUR HEARTS WITH THEM AND THEIR FAMILIES >> Reporter: AT LEAST 30 PEOPLE ON THE PLANE ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE LIVED IN EDMONTON AMONG THEM, PEDRAM MOUSAVI AND HIS WIFE AND THEIR TWO CHILDREN THE PARENTS WERE FACULTY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA >> ONE OF MY FRIENDS, HIM, HIS WIFE AND HIS TWO YOUNG GIRLS, WERE KILLED HIS GIRLS WERE 9 AND 14 IT’S — LIKE, HOW CAN SOMEONE PUT WORDS TO THAT?

IT’S JUST TERRIBLE I CAN’T IMAGINE WHAT THEIR FAMILIES ARE GOING THROUGH >> Reporter: THIS IS THE LARGEST LOSS OF CANADIAN LIVES INVOLVING AN AIRCRAFT SINCE AIR INDIA IN 1985 NOW MANY IRANIAN-CANADIAN FAMILIES FACE THE ORDEAL OF HOLDING FUNERALS FOR THEIR LOVED ONES SIMON DINGLEY, CBC NEWS, TORONTO >> Anita: WE’LL HAVE MORE ON THE CRASH AND THE INVESTIGATION AND WE’LL ALSO GO LIVE TO A VIGIL THAT’S HAPPENING RIGHT NOW IN NORTH VANCOUVER FOR THE VICTIMS THAT’S ALL COMING UP [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] >> Mike: THE UNITED STATES IS IMPOSING NEW ECONOMIC SANCTIONS ON IRAN FOLLOWING MISSILE ATTACKS ON BASES HOUSING AMERICAN AND COALITION TROOPS IN IRAQ >> Anita: BUT WASHINGTON, D.C., IS NOT PLANNING TO TAKE MILITARY ACTION >> Reporter: IF IRAN HAD WANTED TO KILL AMERICANS IN LAST NIGHT’S ATTACK, IT COULD HAVE, BUT WITH NO CASUALTIES, IRAN GAVE THE UNITED STATES AN OFF-RAMP IN THE ESCALATION TOWARDS WAR DONALD TRUMP TOOK IT >> President Donald Trump: IRAN APPEARS TO BE STANDING DOWN, WHICH IS A GOOD THING FOR ALL PARTIES CONCERNED AND A VERY GOOD THING FOR THE WORLD >> Reporter: TRUMP PROMISED MORE ECONOMIC PAIN FOR IRAN >> President Donald Trump: THE UNITED STATES WILL IMMEDIATELY IMPOSE ADDITIONAL PUNISHING ECONOMIC SANCTIONS ON THE IRANIAN REGIME >> Reporter: TRUMP CALLED ON NATO TO HAVE A GREATER PRESENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST THAT MATTERS TO CANADA CURRENTLY LEADING THE NATO MISSION IN IRAQ THE PRESIDENT CALLED ON EUROPEAN NATIONS TO ABANDON THEIR EFFORTS TO REVIVE THE OBAMA-ERA NUCLEAR DEAL WITH IRAN FROM REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS, PRAISE, AND PERHAPS RELIEF >> AS A SUPERPOWER, WE HAVE THE CAPACITY TO EXERCISE RESTRAINT AND TO RESPOND AT A TIME AND PLACE OF OUR CHOOSING IF NEED BE I BELIEVE THE PRESIDENT WANTS THE AVOID CONFLICT OR NEEDLESS LOSS OF LIFE, BUT IS RIGHTLY PREPARED TO PROTECT AMERICAN LIVES AND INTERESTS >> HAPPY NEW YEAR >> HAPPY NEW YEAR HOW Y’ALL DOING >> Reporter: BUT AS ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS BRIEFED CONGRESS TODAY, DEMOCRATS CONTINUED TO EXPRESS DOUBTS ABOUT THE INTELLIGENCE BEHIND DONALD TRUMP’S DECISION TO KILL THE IRANIAN GENERAL QASSEM SOLEIMANI >> THIS IS THE RESULT OF RECKLESS ACTIONS OF THE PRESIDENT RECKLESSLY ASSASSINATED QASSEM SOLEIMANI HE HAD NO EVIDENCE OF AN IMMINENT THREAT OR ATTACK, AND WE SAY THAT COMING FROM A CLASSIFIED BRIEFING WHERE, AGAIN, THERE WAS NO RAW EVIDENCE PRESENTED >> Reporter: IRAN’S PROXY FORCES COULD STILL ATTACK U.S INTERESTS IN RETALIATION FOR SOLEIMANI’S DEATH, BUT FOR NOW, U.S. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP APPEARS TO BE TAKING CREDIT FOR CALMING A CRISIS HIS CRITICS SAY HE STARTED IN THE FIRST PLACE LINDSAY DONE COMB, CBC NEWS, WASHINGTON >> Anita: CONTINUED CALLS FOR RELIEF IN THE MIDDLE EAST AFTER THE ASSASSINATION OF THE GENERAL >> Mike: THAT WILL BE TOUGH TO ACHIEVE AS CBC’S MARGARET EVANS EXPLAINS CHAN CHANT >> Reporter: THE DEEP RUMBLE ON DISPLAY IN THE HOLY CITY THE COUNTRY’S SUPREME LEADER, AL KHOMEINI BOASTING WE DELIVERED THEM A SLAP LAST NIGHTS, HE SAID, REFERRING TO MICE L STRIKES AGAINST TARGETS HOUSING U.S. TROOPS IN IRAQ BUT REAL REVENGE FOR SOLEIMANI’S DEATH, HE SAID, WOULD COME WITH THE EXIT FROM THE REGION OF AMERICA’S SEDITIOUS PRESENCE NOT THE PICTURE OF A COUNTRY STANDING DOWN BUT FOR IRAN, THIS WAS A DAY JUST AS MUCH ABOUT DELIVERING A MESSAGE TO ITS DOMESTIC AUDIENCE THIS IS KURDISH TERRITORY IN NORTHERN IRAQ THIS MORNING ONE OF THE IRANIAN MISSILES LANDING OVERNIGHT >> (Speaking Alternate Language) >> Reporter: WE HEARD A LOUD SOUND AT 2 A.M., SHE SAYS, AND

CAME OUTSIDE THE CHILDREN WERE TERRIFIED WE DIDN’T KNOW THERE IS AN AMERICAN BASE NEARBY >> Reporter: IRAN WARNED IRAQ IT WAS ABOUT TO LAUNCH THE STRIKES, INCREASING SPECULATION TEHRAN WAS WARY OF INFLICTING TOO MUCH DAMAGE AND DRAWING THE UNITED STATES ONE MORE STEP UP THE TIT FOR TAT LADDER BUT THE MIDDLE EAST CAN BE LIKE A MINE FIELD THE POTENTIAL FOR A MISSTEP ALL AROUND IN SOUTHERN LEBANON, FOR EXAMPLE, HEZBOLLAH, BOTH A MILITIA AND A POWERFUL POLITICAL PARTY, IS ALSO MOURNING QASSEM SOLEIMANI’S DEATH AND SOME AT LEAST MIGHT NOT FEEL IRAN’S RETALIATION WAS ENOUGH >> WE HAVE ENOUGH WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST >> Reporter: STILL, SOME ANALYSTS BELIEVE THE EVENTS OF THE LAST 24 HOURS HAVE LEFT ROOM FOR DIALOGUE >> WE HAVE TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD ON IT, TO BRING SOME KIND OF NEGOTIATION BACK TO THE TABLE >> Reporter: STILL THAT FEELS A LONG WAY OFF IN PART BECAUSE DESPITE ALL THE CALLS FOR CALM AND DE-ESCALATION, THERE SEEMS TO BE AN ABSENCE OF CANDIDATES OFFERING TO TAKE THE LEAD IN DIPLOMACY MARGARET EVANS, CBC NEWS, BEIRUT [♪♪♪] >> Mike: AT 6:24, THIS IS A LIVE SHOT TONIGHT FROM NORTH VANCOUVER OUTSIDE THE AMIR BAKERY ON LONSDALE THE VIGIL BEING HELD THERE FOR THE VICTIMS OF THAT DEADLY PLANE CRASH IN IRAN 176 KILLED, 63 OF THEM CANADIAN MANY FROM HERE IN BRITISH COLUMBIA OUR COVERAGE OF THE CRASH CONTINUES RIGHT AFTER THIS BREAK [♪♪♪]

[♪♪♪] >> Mike: WE CONTINUE OUR COVERAGE TONIGHT AT THE SITE OF THAT DEADLY PLANE CRASH IN IRAN AS WE HAVE BEEN REPORTING 63 CANADIANS KILLED, 138 OF THE PASSENGERS ON BOARD HEADING TO CANADA >> Anita: AND WITH THE WORLD HAVING BEEN SO FIXATED ON IRAN’S MISSILE STRIKE AGAINST THE UNITED STATES, THE TRAGEDY CAUGHT THE WORLD OFF GUARD >> Mike: CHRIS BROWN NOW WITH WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE CRASH >> Reporter: IN A DAY FILLED WITH HEARTBREAKING IMAGES, THE SITE OF 176 BODY BAGS LAID IN ROWS IN A FARMER’S FIELD WAS THE MOST DEVASTATING ENTIRE FAMILIES WERE WIPED OUT INCLUDING 25 CHILDREN IRANIAN STATE TV PLAYED A VIDEO PURPORTEDLY SHOWING PART OF THE BOEING 737-800 ON FIRE JUST BEFORE IMPACT IT WENT DOWN 13 KILOMETRES FROM THE END OF THE RUNWAY NEAR TEHRAN’S AIRPORT AFTER BEING AIRBORNE FOR JUST TWO MINUTES STUNNED OFFICIALS STRUGGLED TO EXPLAIN IT IT WAS ONE OF OUR BEST PLANES WITH AN EXCELLENT TRUSTWORTHY CREW, SAID THE COMPANY’S PRESIDENT THE PLANE WAS PRACTICALLY BRAND-NEW THIS IS THE SAME AIRCRAFT TAKING OFF IN MUNICH SHORTLY AFTER IT WENT INTO SERVICE JUST THREE YEARS AGO FLIGHT-TRACKING INFORMATION SHOWS THE AIRCRAFT MADE IT TO JUST UNDER 8,000 FEET WHEN IT SUDDENLY DROPPED OFF THE RADAR THERE WAS NO MAYDAY CALL FROM THE PILOT AND THE PLANE HAD JUST PASSED AN INSPECTION TWO DAYS EARLIER (Speaking Alternate Language) >> Reporter: IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE THIS WAS A MISTAKE BY THE CREW, HE SAID, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE PILOT’S EXPERIENCE WITH IRAN FIRING OFF MISSILES AT U.S. BASES THE SAME NIGHT AS THE PASSENGER JET WENT DOWN, ONE TERRIBLE BUT OBVIOUS LINE OF INQUIRY IS WHETHER IT WAS ACCIDENTALLY SHOT DOWN, WHICH IRAN’S MILITARY ADAMANTLY DENIES IRANIAN AVIATION EXPERTS BLAME THE CRASH ON A TECHNICAL PROBLEM WITH THE PLANE, WHICH UKRAINE INITIALLY APPEARED TO AGREE WITH BEFORE DECLINE TO OFFER A CAUSE WHEN ASKED TODAY ABOUT A POSSIBLE MISSILE STRIKE ON THE PLANE, CANADA’S PRIME MINISTER WAS EQUALLY CAUTIOUS >> CAN YOU SAY CATEGORICALLY THAT THE PLANE WAS NOT SHOT DOWN >> Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau: I CANNOT IT IS TOO EARLY TO SPECULATE >> Reporter: FINDING THE ANSWERS IS SURE TO BE COMPLICATED BY POLITICS IRAN’S GOVERNMENT CLAIMS IT HAS THE AIRCRAFT’S BLACK BOXES BUT SAYS IT WILL NOT TURN THEM OVER TO BOEING OR U.S. AUTHORITIES UKRAINE’S PRIME MINISTER SAID ALL UKRAINIAN FLIGHTS OVER IRANIAN AIRSPACE WOULD BE SUSPENDED UNTIL THERE ARE ANSWERS UKRAINE IS SENDING A GOVERNMENT PLANE TO BRING SOME OF THE BODIES HOME CHRIS BROWN, CBC NEWS, DUBAI >> Anita: SO WHY DID THAT PLANE CRASH? WE STILL DON’T KNOW, BUT THE THEORIES ARE FORMING >> Mike: HERE’S KATIE NICHOLSON WITH SOME EXPERT INSIGHTS ON THE INVESTIGATION >> Reporter: GIANCARLO IS WITH A GLOBAL INVESTIGATIVE GROUP TRYING TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF TRAGEDIES LIKE THIS ONE >> THERE IS A TENDENCY IN THESE SITUATIONS TO WANT ANSWERS LIKE, IT’S AN INSATE SORT OF HUMAN DRIVE THAT WE HAVE WHAT HAPPENED? HOW DID IT HAPPEN? >> Reporter: THE TWO PREVAILING THEORIES FACED LARGELY ON THIS STILL UNVERIFIED VIDEO ARE MECHANICAL FAILURE OR THE PLANE WAS BROUGHT DOWN BY A MISSILE OR SOME OTHER EXPLOSIVE DEVICE THE LATTER GAINING TRACTION ONLINE BECAUSE SOME BELIEVE THEY SAY SHRAPNEL HOLES IN THIS RESOLUTION >> THEY FOUND IT IN OTHER RESOURCES >> Reporter: TURNS OUT MOST OF THOSE HOLES WERE JUST ROCKS THAT HAD COME TO REST ON THE SHEETS OF TORN METAL IN OTTAWA, THE TRANSPORTATION MINISTER SAYS IT WAS SUDDEN >> CLIMBING TO ALTITUDE, VERY, VERY STANDARD DEPARTURE HOWEVER, WE LOST CONTACT WITH IT, SUGGESTING THAT SOMETHING VERY UNUSUAL HAPPENED >> Reporter: IRAN’S CIVIL

AVIATION AUTHORITY RELEASED ITS REPORT ON THE MOVEMENTS CONCLUDING AFTER A MECHANICAL DIFFICULTY IT TURNED RIGHT AND APPEARED TO BE TRYING TO RETURN TO THE AIRPORT THIS AVIATION EXPERT BELIEVES THE PLANE FELL TOO QUICKLY FOR THAT TO MAKE SENSE >> AND TYPICALLY WITH AN ENGINE FAILURE, YOU DON’T SEE THAT KIND OF STRUCTURAL FALLING APART, IF YOU WILL YOU TEND TO SEE A MORE GRADUAL FAILURE OF SYSTEMS AND IN THIS CASE, WHAT WE SAW IS THE INFORMATION JUST STOPPED APPEARING >> Reporter: OTHERS SAY DON’T RULE MECHANICAL FAILURE OUT ONE OF THE MANY THINGS INVESTIGATORS WILL BE LOOKING AT: THE 737’S TURBINES BELONG TO THE SAME FAMILY AS THE ONES THAT HAD METAL FATIGUE PROBLEMS, SNAPPING OFF MID-AIR, KILLING A SOUTHWEST AIR PASSENGER >> WERE THEY REQUIRED TO HAVE THE DIRECTIVES THAT HAD BEEN ISSUED FROM THE SOUTHWEST? WERE THEY DONE AND DONE PROPERLY? >> Reporter: THE TRUTH MAY REST IN THE PLANE’S BLACK BOXES RECOVERED TODAY BY INVESTIGATORS KATIE NICHOLSON, CBC NEWS, TORONTO >> Mike: OF COURSE, OUR PROVINCE IS HOME TO THOUSANDS OF IRANIANS MANY ARE GATHERING RIGHT NOW FOR A VIGIL IN NORTH VANCOUVER HONOURING THE VICTIMS FROM OUR PROVINCE >> Anita: THAT’S OUR ANDREA ROSS IS LIVE ANDREA, EMOTIONS, I IMAGINE, ARE HIGH THERE TONIGHT >> Reporter: VERY MUCH SO IT’S AN OUTPOURING OF GRIEF AND SUPPORT FOR TWO LOCAL WOMEN WHO WERE KILLED IN THIS CRASH SO WE’RE HERE AT THIS BAKERY IN NORTH VANCOUVER BECAUSE THE OWNER LOST HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTER IN THE CRASH YESTERDAY THAT’S AYESHE POURGHADERI AND FATEMAH PASAVAND RIGHT NOW THE MEMORIAL IS GROWING QUICKLY BEHIND ME THERE ARE DOZENS OF PEOPLE HERE THEY SAY THAT BOTH THESE WOMEN WERE SO WELL LOVED IN THIS COMMUNITY GENEROUS AND THAT THEIR LOSS IS DEEPLY FELT MOMENTS AGO, A BANNER WAS PUT UP BEHIND ME WITH THEIR PICTURES ON IT THERE ARE CANDLES HERE, FLOWERS IT’S A VERY EMOTIONAL SCENE AS THIS COMMUNITY TRIES TO COME TO TERMS WITH SUCH A DEVASTATING TRAGEDY WE HAVE ALSO HEARD THAT THE DISTRICT OF NORTH VANCOUVER IS ALSO GOING TO BE PROVIDING SPACE FOR A MEMORIAL NEAR CITY HALL TONIGHT FOR MORE PEOPLE TO PAY THEIR RESPECTS >> Anita: ANDREA ROSS LIVE FOR US TONIGHT IN NORTH VANCOUVER THANK YOU VERY MUCH, ANDREA >>> AS YOU MAY HAVE SEEN EARLIER IN THE SHOW, OUR TINA LOVGREEN SPENT THE DAY TALKING TO FAMILIES OF THE BC VICTIMS >> Mike: AND TINA IS HERE LIVE WITH US TONIGHT TINA, A VERY HARD DAY AS PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY AND RIGHT ACROSS THE COUNTRY TRY TO PROCESS WHAT’S HAPPENED >> Reporter: IT HAS BEEN AND, YOU KNOW, IT’S BEEN A DIFFICULT ONE FOR ME TO COVER BECAUSE SOME OF OUR AUDIENCE MAY KNOW, I WAS BORN IN IRAN AND LIVED THERE FOR 13 YEARS IT’S BEEN TOUGH, AND IT’S BEEN TOUGH ON THE COMMUNITY RIGHT NOW, AS WE JUST SAW WITH ANDREA THERE THAT VIGIL THERE SO THE NEWS BROKE YESTERDAY I REMEMBER I WAS WATCHING TV EVERYONE WAS WATCHING THE NEWS AFTER THE MISSILES — THE NEWS OF THE MISSILES ATTACK THERE, AND THEN SLOWLY I — I SAW A TWEET COME IN ABOUT A POSSIBLE AIRPLANE CRASH IN IRAN, AND I THOUGHT, HMM, JUST — JUST SEEMED OUT OF CONTEXT, AND THERE IS AN APP CALLED TELEGRAM THAT’S WHERE A LOT OF THE PERSIAN COMMUNITY CONTACTS EACH OTHER AND KEEPS UP TO DATE, AND THAT’S WHEN THE IMAGES FROM THAT PLANE CRASH JUST STARTED TO COME THROUGH AND THE VICTIMS’ NAMES STARTED COMING THROUGH, PEOPLE SAYING, I BELIEVE I HAD A LOVED ONE ON THIS FLIGHT IT WAS A RESTLESS NIGHT FOR MANY PEOPLE, AND TODAY, AS YOU KNOW, AS WE HEARD HERE, WE SPOKE TO MANY PEOPLE WHO HAVE LOST LOVED ONES >> Mike: AND LOOKING AND WATCHING THOSE INTERVIEWS THAT YOU DID WITH THE VICTIMS’ FRIENDS AND LOVED ONES, WHAT’S STRIKING IS IN SOME CASES THE COMPOSURE THEY SHOWED IS THAT WHAT YOU SAW IN SPEAKING WITH THEM? >> YEAH, CERTAINLY AND ESPECIALLY SPEAKING WITH KIMMIA, WHO IS JUST 19 YEARS OLD LOST HER MOM AND DAD IN THE CRASH I WAS AMAZED AT HER COMPOSURE I DON’T THINK MANY OF US WOULD HAVE BEEN ABLE TO BE THAT GRACIOUS AT THAT TIME, AND IT WAS THE SAME FOR MANY OTHERS WE INTERVIEWED THEY WERE SO WELCOMING, AND — IN SUCH A TRAGIC TIME TO BE ABLE TO SHARE A STORY OF THEIR LOVED ONES AND WHO THEY WERE A LOT OF SHOCK STILL IN THE COMMUNITY I THINK AND LOTS OF CHALLENGES AS PEOPLE TRY TO DISCOVER WHAT THEY ARE GOING TO DO WITH THE BODIES I KNOW SOME ARE TRYING TO GET BACK TO IRAN AND SOME PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO BRING THE BODIES BACK HERE IN CANADA TO BURY >> Mike: TINA, I KNOW YOU’LL BE COVERING THIS STORY AS WE GO FORWARD THANKS FOR YOUR PERSPECTIVE TONIGHT >> YOU ARE WELCOME >> Anita: WE WILL HAVE MUCH

MORE ON THIS STORY THROUGHOUT THE SHOW AND [♪♪♪] >> Anita: TO A DESSERT TREAT THAT WAS FRONT AND CENTRE AT THE RECENT ROYAL APPEARANCE IN THE U.K HARRY AND MEGHAN AT CANADA HOUSE >> Mike: VANCOUVER ISLAND, YES, AND A LOT OF TALK WHEN THEY WERE ON THE ISLAND ABOUT THE NANAIMO BAR SO HOW DID THE TRIPLE-LAYERED NO-BAKE BAR COME TO BE AND WHY IS IT NAMED AFTER THE VANCOUVER ISLAND CITY? TONIGHT, OUR LIEN YEUNG TAKES A BITE OUT OF THE NANAIMO BAR’S STORIED HISTORY [♪♪♪] >> Reporter: TEA TIME AT CANADA’S HIGH COMMISSION SITTING AT ARM’S LENGTH FROM HARRY AND MEGHAN, THE ULTIMATE CANADIAN TREAT [♪♪♪] >> Reporter: THE NANAIMO BAR IT’S BEEN THE SUBJECT OF COASTAL CONTROVERSY, GLOBAL HEADLINES, AND SOME HAVE EVEN CALLED IT >> THE KARDASHIAN OF CANADIAN FOODS FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS >> Reporter: SO WHERE ARE NANAIMO BARS FROM? THIS IS CANADA’S UNOFFICIAL EXPERT ON NANAIMO BARS SHE DUG INTO THE ARCHIVES >> YEAH THEY ARE FROM NANAIMO >> Reporter: UP VANCOUVER ISLAND ABOUT AN HOUR AND A HALF FROM VANCOUVER BY FERRY, MORE RESOURCE TOWN THAN CULINARY CENTRE IS WHERE THE NO-BAKE BAR WAS BORN >> JUST LOOK AT THAT SILKY-SMOOTH TEXTURE OF THAT BATTER >> Reporter: IN THE LATE 1940s, THE CAKE-BASED RECIPE WAS FLOATING AROUND BRITISH MILL TOWNS BUT IT WAS THE WOMEN OF THE NANAIMO HOSPITAL AUXILIARY THAT ADDED THE CUSTARD AND CHOCOLATE LATER AND SHARED IT AROUND >> WASN’T EVEN CALLED A NANAIMO BAR YET CHOCOLATE SLICE OR CHOCOLATE SQUARE >> Reporter: THE FIRST TIME IT WAS OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED AS A NANAIMO BAR: APRIL 11TH, 1953 THE “VANCOUVER SUN” READER’S RECIPE OF THE DAY, WINNER OF THE $1 PRIZE BUT THE DESSERT DIDN’T GAIN NOTORIETY UNTIL SUSAN MENDELSSOHN POPULARIZED IT IN HER COOKBOOKS THE RECIPE HAS LARGELY STAYED THE SAME SINCE THE 1950s >> THIS IS GOING TO BE EASY LET’S SEE WHAT’S NEXT? >> Reporter: STARTING WITH A HALF CUP OF BUTTER TO MAKE LAYER ONE GRAHAM WAFER CRUMBS, SHREDDED COCONUT AND ADD ANOTHER HALF CUP OF BUTTER TO THAT ALL TOPPED OFF WITH A THICK LAYER OF CHOCOLATE GA GNASH STILL MIGHT BE KNOWN AS THE CAN DASHIAN OF DESSERTS >> THEY ARE INCREDIBLY SWEET AND INCREDIBLY CALORIE-INTENSE WHO DOESN’T LIKE THAT? >> Reporter: MAYBE THEY SHOULD ‘CAUSE THEY ARE MISSING OUT LIEN YEUNG, CBC NEWS, VANCOUVER >> Mike: FAMOUS FOR BEING FAMOUS [ Laughter ] >> Mike: I LOVE IT >> Anita: I ENJOYED A NANAIMO BAR YESTERDAY MAY HAVE PROMPTED THE ROYALS TO MAKE A SURPRISING ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF SUSSEX

SAY THEY ARE PLANNING TO STEP BACK AS SENIOR MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL FAMILY AND WILL WORK TO BECOME FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT THE COUPLE SAYS THEY PLAN TO BALANCE THEIR TIME BETWEEN THE U.K. AND NORTH AMERICA >> Mike: AND IN A SEPARATE STATEMENT RELEASED BY BUCKINGHAM PALACE, IT CALLS THE ISSUE “COMPLICATED” AND SAYS DISCUSSIONS ABOUT THE COUPLE’S FUTURE ARE AT A VERY EARLY STAGE HARRY, MEGHAN AND THEIR YOUNG SON ARCHIE ARE JUST BACK IN THE U.K. FROM A SIX-WEEK BREAK INCLUDING TIME ON ISLAND THEY VISITED CANADA HOUSE IN LONDON YESTERDAY TO SAY THANKS FOR THE STAY ON THE WEST COAST >> Announcer: THE WEATHER UPDATE IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE BODY SHOP THAT ALWAYS TAKES YOU BACK TO YOUR HAPPY PLACE BC’S FAVOURITE CRAFTSMAN COALITION AIR MILES AND BIGGER —ET CRAFTSMAN COLLISION AIR MILES AND BIGGER SMILES [♪♪♪] >> Anita: WELL, OF COURSE, LOTS OF TALK THAT THEY’LL BE COMING TO BC >> Mike: MAYBE >> Anita: MAYBE ONTARIO CALLING IT MEGXIT >> I LIKE THESE TERMS >> Anita: WHAT KIND OF WEATHER? >> Brett: MIGHT BE TREATED TO SOMETHING MORE CLASSICY CANADIAN, MEANING COLD TEMPERATURES AND MAYBE EVEN SNOW YOU LOVE THE SNOW I DO TOO MIKE WANTS IT UP IN THE MOUNTAINS I THINK WE MIGHT ALL GET WHAT WE WANT OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS >> Anita: OKAY >> Brett: FIRST, TAKE A LOOK AT THIS MORNING’S TIME LAPSE YESTERDAY REALLY MILD, RIGHT? WE SAW TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE DAY HOVERING AROUND 9, 10° TODAY, WELL, HOW ABOUT 5° JUST CUT THAT IN HALF DID YOU SEE THAT THERE? THAT IS A LITTLE BIT OF BLUE SKY A VERY WELCOME SIGHT TO BE HOLD A BIT MORE CLOUDY AFTER THAT DOMINANT STORY RIGHT NOW, COLDER TEMPERATURES, BUT CERTAINLY THE RISK FOR SOME SNOW THIS IS TOMORROW NIGHT INTO FRIDAY ENVIRONMENT CANADA GIVING US A NICE HEADS-UP ABOUT THIS THIS INCLUDES METRO VANCOUVER INTO THE FRASER VALLEY, THE SUNSHINE COAST AND INLAND AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF VANCOUVER ISLAND THE REASON FOR THIS IS PRETTY STRAIGHTFORWARD COLDER AIR AND MOISTURE USUALLY MEANING SNOW I HAVE JUMPED ALL THE WAY AHEAD TO TOMORROW AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND ANYTHING THAT YOU ARE GOING TO SEE IN PINK HERE GOING THROUGH VANCOUVER, ALONG HIGHWAY 1 DOWN TO ABBOTSFORD, THAT’S THE MIXING LINE, WHERE SNOW COULD POTENTIALLY FORM AFTER CHANGING OVER FROM RAIN BY THE TIME WE GET TO FRIDAY MORNING, THIS IS THE TIME TO BE WATCHING FOR SOME HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATING, POTENTIALLY MAPLE RIDGE, COQUITLAM, HIGHER ELEVATED REGIONS OF METRO VANCOUVER BUT IT WON’T BE STICKING AROUND FOR TOO LONG ON FRIDAY BECAUSE THE TEMPERATURES WILL WARM UP AND WE’RE GOING TO SEE THAT TRANSITION BACK AGAIN ONCE MORE INTO RAIN BUT WE’RE NOT DONE YET THAT’S JUST GOING TO BE A LITTLE TASTE OF WHAT’S TO COME ANOTHER SYSTEM IS GOING TO BE MAKING ITS WAY OVER THE VANCOUVER REGION BY SUNDAY, BUT AT THIS POINT IN TIME SATURDAY, ACTUALLY LOOKING NOT TOO BAD LOOK AT THAT, SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY, AROUND MIDNIGHT, PRETTY HIGH CONFIDENCE THAT WE MIGHT BE DEALING WITH PROPER FLURRIES HERE NOW, THIS IS ALL THANKS TO ARCTIC AIR THAT IS COMING DIRECTLY FROM THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES IT WILL BE GRIPPING ALL OF WESTERN CANADA INCLUDING BC PLACES IN THE INTERIOR MAYBE EVEN 20° BELOW NORMAL WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE FIVE-DAY FORECAST HERE, DEFINITELY SOME THINGS TO SEE SUN EXPECTED ON THURSDAY A LITTLE BIT OF RAIN/SNOW MIX ON FRIDAY SATURDAY LOOKING PERHAPS A LITTLE BIT NICER THAN INITIALLY ANTICIPATED AND THEN -9 AS AN OVERNIGHT LOW ON MONDAY, YEAH, IT’S POSSIBLE I’LL KEEP YOU POSTED ON THAT BUT DEFINITELY BE PREPARED TO BUNDLE UP >> Anita: THANKS VERY MUCH, BRETT >> Brett: YOU ARE WELCOME [♪♪♪] >> Mike: COMING UP, ONE DEAD, THREE HURT AT A SHOOTING AT AN OTTAWA AIRBNB MORE ON THIS AFTER THE BREAK [♪♪

>> Amy: HERE’S WHAT’S IN YOUR CBC VANCOUVER INBOX CBC VANCOUVER IS A PROUD SPONSOR OF THE PUSH INTERNATIONAL PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS AND CATCH GROUNDBREAKING PERFORMANCES JANUARY 21ST TO FEBRUARY 9TH AND GET TICKETS AND CELEBRATE THE CITY’S BRIGHTEST TALENT AT THE TOP 40 UNDER 40 AWARDS ON JANUARY 30TH ANITA BATHE AND DAN BURRITT AS HOSTS OF THIS INSPIRING EVENT FOR MORE, CHECK US OUT ONLINE [♪♪♪] >> Mike: A SHOOTING INSIDE A RENTED-OUT AIRBNB IN OTTAWA HAS LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD, THREE OTHERS IN HOSPITAL >> Anita: NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE AND HAS THE NEIGHBOURHOOD NEAR PARLIAMENT HILL ON EDGE >> Reporter: AT 7:30 A.M., MULTIPLE SHOTS WERE FIRED INSIDE THIS BUILDING INSIDE THE BACK UNIT, POLICE FINDING ONE VICTIM SHOT DEAD THREE OTHER MALES WERE BLEEDING FROM GUNSHOTS INCLUDING A 15-YEAR-OLD BOY WHO WAS TAKEN TO CHEO CASEY GRIFFITHS LIVES TWO HOUSES DOWN AND SAW THEM BEING TAKEN OUT ON STRETCHERS >> BOTH NEVER SEEN THEM BEFORE I’M VERY LOCAL HERE I KNOW ALL MY NEIGHBOURS THEY WERE NEVER — I HAVE NEVER SEEN THESE PEOPLE IN MY LIFE, AND THAT’S WHY I FEEL LIKE IT’S AN AIRBNB AS WELL BECAUSE IT’S ALWAYS JUST RANDOM PEOPLE COMING IN AND OUT OF THAT LITTLE VICINITY >> Reporter: OFFICERS FLOODED THE AREA BUT QUICKLY DETERMINED THERE WAS NO ACTIVE SHOOTER >> RIGHT NOW, OUR PARTIES AT THE LOCATN, AT THE ADDRESS, WERE KNOWN TO EACH OTHER AND THEREFORE WE USED THE LANGUAGE OF THIS BEING A TARGETED SHOOTING >> Reporter: AT THIS POINT OTTAWA POLICE SAY THEY ARE UNSURE IF THEY ARE LOOKING FOR ONE SUSPECT OR MULTIPLE THEY ALSO HAVEN’T FOUND THE GUN BUT THEY ARE DOING A WIDE SEARCH OF THE AREA LOOKING FOR CLUES THEY SEARCHED IN GARBAGE BINS, IN SHEDS, AND UNDER CARS THEIR INVESTIGATION MADE MORE DIFFICULT BECAUSE WITNESSES DID NOT SEE THE SUSPECT YOUNG FAMILIES CALL THIS NEIGHBOURHOOD HOME, BUT THERE ARE ALSO SEVERAL ROOMING HOUSES AND SHORT-TERM RENTALS ON THE STREET AFTER BEING LOCKED DOWN IN THEIR HOUSES FOR MORE THAN AN HOUR, PARENTS AND CHILDREN WERE ESCORTED OUT BY POLICE >> WE’RE VERY CONCERNED AS PEOPLE WHO LIVE HERE THE VIOLENCE HAS BEEN GETTING MUCH WORSE, AND WE — WE ARE, LIKE, A GOOD COMMUNITY OF A LOT OF CHILDREN ON THE STREET WE MEET ALL THE TIME IN THE SUMMER FOR CHRISTMAS LIKE, THIS IS JUST — WE DON’TS KNOW WHAT TO DO SO WE’RE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT TO DO TO STOP THIS AND MAKE IT SAFE ENVIRONMENT FOR OUR FAMILIES >> Reporter: POLICE SAY THEY WILL INCREASE PATROLS IN THE AREA BUT CENTRETOWN RESIDENTS WANT A LONG-TERM SOLUTION FOR A PROBLEM THAT’S GROWING >> Anita: THAT’S JUDY TRANG REPORTING TONIGHT FROM OTTAWA >> Mike: A CHILDREN’S CLOTHING COMPANY MAY BE MAKING A BIG CHANGE >> Anita: IT COMES AFTER A TORONTO WOMAN FOUND ITEMS FROM CARTER’S OS KOSH STORE IN A DUMPSTER >> Reporter: LIKE, WHAT COMPANY THAT SELLS CLOTHES TO KIDS WOULD DO THIS >> Reporter: ON MONDAY, NATASHA SPOTTED SOMETHING AT THE MALL THAT MADE HER ANGRY >> RECYCLING DONATION SO MANY FAMILIES IN NEED IN THE CITY, IN THIS COUNTRY SO IT WAS A WHOLE BUNCH OF THINGS LIKE, I WAS JUST, LIKE, WHAT? JUST DIGGING THROUGH UNTIL I COULD FIND ANYTHING THAT WAS SALVAGEABLE >> Reporter: BAGS FULL OF PURPOSELY DESTROYED NEW CHILDREN’S CLOTHING >> THAT’S NOT SOMETHING THAT’S NEW TO US >> Reporter: IT’S A PRACTICE THAT THE CHARITY BRANDS FOR CANADA IS WORKING TO CHANGE THE CHARITY PICKS UP OVERSTOCK OR RETURNED ITEMS FOR MORE THAN 200 INTERNATIONAL RETAILERS, TAKES OFF ANY LABELS AND REDISTRIBUTES THE ITEMS TO THOSE IN NEED INCLUDING MANY CHILDREN >> WE GET CALLS ALL THE TIME BY

TEACHERS, CHILDREN ARE COMING TO SCHOOL WITHOUT HATS AND MITTS, WITHOUT PROPER COATS SO WE NEED TO TAKE CARE OF THE CHILDREN IN CANADA, ONE IN SEVEN FAMILIES ARE LIVING BELOW THE POVERTY LINE SPECIFICALLY IN TORONTO, IN OUR CITY, ONE IN FOUR CHILDREN ARE LIVING BELOW THE POVERTY LINE >> Reporter: IN A STATEMENT, CARTER’S TOLD US, THE SAFETY OF CHILDREN IS ITS NUMBER ONE PRIORITY AND THAT THEY CONTACTED THE STORE AND DETERMINED THE ITEMS IN QUESTION WERE DAMAGED OR UNUSABLE AND DISPOSED OF PROPERLY FOR SAFETY REASONS LATER TODAY, THOUGH, A TWIST AND A POTENTIAL SOLUTION BRANDS FOR CANADA RECEIVED A CALL FROM CARTER’S AND WAS TOLD THE COMPANY IS LOOKING TO WORK WITH THE CHARITY TO IMMEDIATELY DONATE ALL OVERFLOW AND RETURNED MERCHANDISE FROM STORES NOT JUST IN TORONTO, BUT ACROSS THE COUNTRY CBC NEWS, TORONTO [♪♪♪] >> Mike: AND WE WILL BE BACK WITH ANOTHER LOOK AT THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN THE IRAN PLANE CRASH MANY OF THEM STUDENTS AT SCHOOLS ACROSS CANADA STAY WITH US [♪♪♪] >> Anita: BEFORE WE GO TONIGHT, WE WANT TO TAKE ANOTHER LOOK AT THE VICTIMS OF UKRAINE AIRLINES FLIGHT 752 >> 63 CANADIAN CITIZENS, 138 IN TOTAL WHO CALLED CANADA HOME >> Anita: AS ELLEN MAURO REPORTS, MANY OF THEM WERE STUDENTS FROM CANADIAN INSTITUTIONS >> Reporter: TODAY’S GRIEF ALL-CONSUMING AT SO MANY OF CANADA’S UNIVERSITIES [♪♪♪] >> Reporter: HERE AT WESTERN, A MEMORIAL TO PROMISING STUDENTS, THEIR FUTURES ROBBED >> IT’S REALLY HARD >> Reporter: MASOUD LOST HIS FRIEND WHO WAS A PhD STUDENT >> WE ARE ALL HOPING THAT SHE LOST THE PLANE AND WHEN WE SAW THE OFFICIAL NAME, THE OFFICIAL LIST OF NAMES OF WHO FLEW >> Reporter: STUDENTS FROM MORE THAN TEN CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES DIED IN THE CRASH DRIVEN BY TROUBLED POLITICS WITH THE U.S. AND CANADA’S ACADEMIC REPUTATION, THIS COUNTRY IS A POPULAR DESTINATION FOR IRANIAN

STUDENTS IN WINNIPEG, A VIGIL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA A COMMUNITY IN MOURNING HE SAYS HIS BEST FRIEND WAS ON THE FLIGHT THEY WERE JOKING ABOUT NERVES BEFORE IT TOOK OFF >> IT TOLD HIM ONCE YOU ARE ON BOARD, EVERYTHING WILL BE OVER I WAS REFERRING TO WORRIES BUT I DIDN’T — I DIDN’T REALLY KNOW THAT HIS LIFE WAS ABOUT TO BE OVER >> Reporter: THIS UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR STUDENT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE ON BOARD >> I’M SAD OF COURSE, I’M HAPPY THAT I’M ALIVE BUT THAT AT THE SAME TIME, I DON’T KNOW IT’S — I DON’T KNOW HOW TO DESCRIBE IT >> Reporter: FRIENDS OF WINDSOR PhD STUDENT ZAHRA ARE DEVASTATED >> SHE WAS A LOVELY PERSON THE POLITEST PERSON ONE COULD EVER SEE >> Reporter: A LOST FELT NATIONWIDE WITH SO MUCH POTENTIAL SNUFFED OUT ELLEN MAURO, CBC NEWS, LONDON, ONTARIO >> Anita: THANKS FOR STAYING WITH US TONIGHT WE WILL HAVE MORE COVERAGE ON THE IRAN PLANE CRASH ON “THE NATIONAL” AND DAN WILL ALSO BE HERE AT 11:00 WITH MORE NEWS >> Mike: WE’LL LEAVE YOU TONIGHT OVER IN NORTH VANCOUVER IMAGES OF SOME OF THE VICTIMS OF THE DEADLY PLANE CRASH, A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER WHO PERISHED CONNECTED TO THAT BAKERY, THE AMIR BAKERY ON LONSDALE IN NORTH VANCOUVER A CANDLELIGHT VIGIL UNDERWAY THERE THIS EVENING AS PEOPLE GATHERED TO REMEMBER THE VICTIMS GOOD NIGHT [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪] [♪♪♪]

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