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>> Anita: TONIGHT ON CBC VANCOUVER NEWS >> IT’S PRETTY FRUSTRATING >> Mike: PANIC AND NOW CLEAN-UP AFTER A WATER MAIN ERUPTS FOR THE SECOND TIME IN A BURNABY NEIGHBOUR >>> ALSO >> WHAT KILLS ME IS THAT I WANT TO DO MORE >> Anita: B.C. HAS A SHORTAGE OF NURSES SO WHY ARE THE WAIT TIMES TO BECOME ONE SO LONG? >> BIG FISHING NETS ALL THE WAY TO TOOTH BRUSHES AND UMBRELLAS >> Mike: RETURNING HOME FROM TWO MONTHS AT SEA WITH A SHIPPING CONTAINER FULL OF GARBAGE >> (Announcer): THIS IS CBC VANCOUVER NEWS >> GOOD EVENING SOME BURNABY HOMEOWNERS ARE CLEANING UP TONIGHT AFTER A TORRENT OF WATER RUSHED INTO THEIR HOMES >> Mike: THE FLOODING NOT CAUSED BY THE DELUGE OF RAIN WE’VE BEEN GETTING BUT INSTEAD BY A WATER MAIN ERUPTING FOR THE SECOND TIME IN THEIR NEIGHBOURHOOD >> THE CITY SAYS IT’S GOING TO MAKE SURE THIS DOESN’T HAPPEN AGAIN, BUT RESIDENTS AREN’T SO SURE >> Reporter: JUST AROUND MIDNIGHT NEIGHBOURS LIVING NEAR DOMINION VETO AND GILMOUR AVENUE IN BURNABY HEARD A NOISE THAT SOUNDED KIND OF FAMILIAR >> THIS HAS BEEN LIKE THE SECOND WATER MAIN BREAK IN THIS AREA, AND IT FLOODS INTO OUR CARPORT I JUST HAD THAT CAR REPLACED IN MARCH WHEN THE PREVIOUS WATER MAIN BREAK AND I DON’T KNOW, HOPEFULLY I WON’T HAVE TO GET THIS ONE REPLACED AS WELL >> THE HEAVY SPEWING FROM THE PIPE WHICH SITS NEAR THE TOP OF THIS HILLSIDE NEIGHBOURHOOD MEANT THE WATER WAS FLOWING RAPIDLY DOWNING HILL ALONG WITH THE MUD THAT WAS ALSO LANDING EVERYWHERE BANKS SAYS AT ITS DEEPEST THE WATER WAS PROBABLY ABOUT A FOOT AND A HALF, VERY SIMILAR TO LAST TIME >> SAME AMOUNT OF WATER, LOOKS LIKE BUT I THINK THERE’S MORE WATER COMING DOWN BECAUSE IT LOOKS LIKE IT’S HITTING ALL THE COUPLE OF STREET HERE >> FIREFIGHTERS AND CITY WORKERS WORKED THROUGH THE NIGHT, EVENTUALLY MANAGING TO SHUT OFF THE WATER BUT THE DAMAGE WAS DONE >> WE HAD A WATER MAIN BREAK AT APPROXIMATELY 1 A.M., AND THEN THE WATER EXCAVATED THE SITE WHERE IT BROKE, AND THEN IT WENT DOWN TO SOME OF THE LOWER ELEVATION AREAS AND FLOOD OUT APPROXIMATELY 10 TO 12 HOMES >> Reporter: RESIDENTS WHO ARE GOING TO HAVE TO DO THEIR OWN BIG CLEAN-UP SAY THEY’VE BEEN TOLD MANY OF THE PIPES IN BURNABY ARE PART OF AN AGING INFRASTRUCTURE >> MAYBE THE PIPES ARE ALL RUSTED UP AND THAT CAUSED IT >> Reporter: THERE IS ONE UPSIDE FOR THE RESIDENTS WHO LIVE HERE, BECAUSE THEIR PIPES ARE SO BAD THEY GET TO JUMP THE QUEUE IN THE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM THE CITY HAS IN PLACE FOR ALL THE AGING INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE CITY >> BECAUSE OF THE FACT THAT WE’VE HAD TWO OR THREE BREAKS IN THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS, WE’VE ADVANCED THE REPLACEMENT 2020 WE EXPECT TO START THESE IN FEBRUARY BASED ON WEATHER CONDITIONS >> Reporter: AS FOR INSURANCE, THE CITY COVERS ALL DAMAGE TO ITS OWN SPANNED ANY DAMAGE IT MAY HAVE CAUSED TO A PROPERTY, WHILE HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE SHOULD PAY FOR HOMES AND THEIR CONTENTS DEBORAH GOBLE, CBC NEWS, BURNABY >> IMAGINE THIS YOU WORK FOR SIX YEARS AND THEN DECIDE TO UPGRADE THEIR QUALIFICATIONS BUT YOUR EXPERIENCE CARRIES NO WEIGHT TO GET ACCEPTED INTO SCHOOL >> THAT’S THE SITUATION FOR ONE LICENCED PRACTICAL NURSE WHO WANT TO BECOME A REGISTERED NURSE AS BELLE PURI REPORTS IT’S NOT A UNIQUE SITUATION AMIDST A SHORTAGE OF NURSES ACROSS THE PROVINCE >> Reporter: IT HAVE A PROUD ACHIEVEMENT TO BECOME A LICENCED PRACTICAL NURSE BUT SHE’S ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A REGISTERED NURSE >> AN ADVISOR TOLD ME MAYBE URBAN TRY BEING AN L.P.N. AND SEE IF YOU LIKE THE NURSING WORLD FROM THERE IT’S EASIER TO BRIDGE INTO A PROGRAM AND THAT WAY YOU CAN DO YOUR RN IF YOU REALLY LOVE MORSING >> Reporter: EASIER SAID THAN DONE SEIKO HAS WORKED SIX YEARS AS AN L.P.N. AND TILL CAN’T GET INTO A SCHOOL TO UPGRADE HER QUALIFICATIONS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN L.P.N. S AND RECOMMENDED NURSES IS L.P.N S SPENDLESS TIME IN SCHOOL AND WORK UNDER THE DIRECT OF DOCTORS AND SUPERVISION OF IS REGISTERED NURSES THEY ALSO EARN LESS MONEY >> WHAT KILLS ME IS I WANT TO DO MORE AND NOT BEING AN RN I CAN’T >> Reporter: THE YOUNG MOTHER HAS APPLIED MULTIPLE TIMES TO

VARIOUS SCHOOLS EACH HAS A WAIT LIST OR ADMISSION CRITERIA BASED SOLELY OR NOT GRADES WITH NO WEIGHT GIVEN TO EXPERIENCE SEIKO SAYS SCHOOLS EVEN WANT HER TO RETAKE COURSES, LIKE ENGLISH >> A BOOK SMART PERSON DOESN’T MAKE YOU A GOOD NURSE HOW YOU EXCEL IN THE WORK FIELD IS HOW YOU LEARN THE JOB AND HOW YOU LEARN EVERYTHING, AND THAT’S WHAT MAKES YOU A GOOD NURSE >> Reporter: SEIKO HAS CONSIDERED SWITCHING CAREERS WHICH SERIOUSLY WORRIES THE B.C NURSES’ UNION IT ESTIMATES THE PROVINCE WILL NEED 25,000 MORE NURSES BY 2030 >> WE HAVE EXPRESSED CONCERNS PROBABLY GOING BACK AS LONG AS 10, 15 YEARS AROUND DEVELOPING A MORE COMPREHENSIVE NURSING PROGRAM THAT DOES LOOK AT THINGS LIKE LADDERING FROM AN L.P.N. TO AN RN PROGRAM I WOULD SAY THEY HAVE BEEN FRUSTRATING, NOT PRODUCTIVE, AS FAR AS I’M CONCERNED >> Reporter: THE UNION ACKNOWLEDGES IT’S VERY DIFFICULT TO MOVE FROM ONE LEVEL OF NURSING TO ANOTHER CBC TRIED TO CONTACT THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT ABOUT BRIDGING ISSUES IN THE NURSING FIELD THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH DEFERRED TO THE MINISTRY OF ADVANCED EDUCATION AND A SPOKESPERSON FROM SAID MINISTER MELANIE MARK WASN’T AVAILABLE FOR AN INTERVIEW RECENTLY VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE ACCEPTED SEIKO INTO ITS RN BRIDGING PROGRAM THE BAD NEWS IS IT’S FOR THE CLASS OF 2024, WHICH WILL GRADUATE ANOTHER TWO YEARS LATER >> I’LL BE 41 BY THAT TIME TO ME, YES, IT’S WORTH IT BECAUSE I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR SO LONG AND THIS IS SOMETHING I WANT TO DO >> Reporter: BELLE PURI, CBC NEWS, SURREY >> Mike: INVESTIGATORS HAVE BEEN DEALING WITH HEAVY RAINFALL TODAY AS THEY LOOK FOR CLUES IN THE DEBRIS FIELD ON GABRIOLA ISLAND FOLLOWING TUESDAY’S FATAL PLANE CRASH THE AREA SPANS A FORESTED LOT SURROUNDED BY HOUSES NOW NEIGHBOURS ARE DEALING WITH THEIR OWN AFTERMATH, THE TRAUMA OF WITNESSING THE CRASH AND THE SUBSEQUENT EXPLOSIONS THAT KILLED ALL THREE ON BOARD >> FRAYED TO ALMOST GO TO SLEEP AND I DON’T KNOW, I JUST FEEL I CAN’T EVEN DESCRIBE HOW I FEEL IT’S JUST SCARY >> Mike: COUNSELLING IS BEING OFFERED TONIGHT ON GABRIOLA ISLAND TO THOUGH WHO WITNESSED THE TRAGIC CRASH AND ARE STRUGGLING TO MOVE FORWARD THE TRANSPORTING SAFETY BOARD INVESTIGATION WILL CONTINUE UNTIL INVESTIGATOR HAVE COLLECTED ALL THE EVIDENCE THEY CAN IN AN EFFORT TO SOLVE WHAT THE PLANE CRASHING TO THE GROUND >>> AFTER SPENDING TWO MONTHS AT SEA, RESEARCHERS RETURNED TO B.C. TODAY WITH A SHIPPING CONTAINER FULL OF TRASH >> AS CBC’S MICKI COWAN CHEMAINUS, WHAT THEY’VE COLLECTED IS JUST A TINY PORTION OF THE PLASTIC DAMAGING THE PACIFIC OCEAN >> Reporter: IT WASN’T THE USUAL VIEW OF VANCOUVER’S PORT S 60 CUBIC METRE BAGS OVERFLOWING WITH PLASTIC TRASH OF ALL KINDS >> FROM BIG FISHING NETS ALL THE WAY TO TOOTH BRUSHES, AND UMBRELLAS, AND ALL THE WAY DOWN TO THESE MICROPLASTICS >> Reporter: THE NONPROFIT GROUP OCEAN CLEAN-UP COLLECTED THE PLASTIC ABOARD ITS RESEARCH VESSEL, THIS MISSION A SUCCESSION EGG SUCCESS, BUT IT’S BEEN A LONG PROCESS FOR ITS YOUNG FOUNDER >> WHEN I WAS 16 YEARS OLD I WENT SCUBA DIVING IN GREECE AND I SAW MORE PLASTIC BAGS THAN FISH AROUND ME AND I THOUGHT WHY CAN’T WE JUST CLEAN THIS UP? NOW, AFTER SEVEN YEARS, IT’S VERY DIFFICULT TO CLEAN IT UP BUT NOW WE SEE THAT IT IS POSSIBLE >> Reporter: ALL OF THE PLASTIC IS COLLECTED FROM THE GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH, A MASSIVE VORTEX OF DEBRIS FLOATING IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN 14,000 FOOTBALL FIELD IN SIZE THE TEAM DEVELOPED A SPECIAL U SHAPED CONTRAPTION DESIGNED TO ACT LIKE A COASTLINE >> BECAUSE WE KNOW COAST LINES ARE VERY EFFECTIVE IN CATCHING PLASTIC BUT THE ISSUE IS THAT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE GARBAGE PATCH THERE ARE NO COAST LINES TO COLLECT THE PLASTIC SO THAT’S WHY WE DEVELOPED OUR OWN >> Reporter: THESE BAGS ARE JUST A SMALL PART OF WHAT THE GROUP HOPES TO ACCOMPLISH THE GOAL IS TO CLEAN UP 50% OF THE GARBAGE PATCH IN THE NEXT FIVE YEARS TO ACHIEVE THAT, THE PROJECT WILL NEED TO GET A LOT BIGGER, BEYOND JUST ITS SINGLE VESSEL SO 9 GROUP NEEDS TO MAKE SOME MONEY, AND THEY PLAN TO RECYCLE THE PLASTIC INTO SUSTAINABLE PRODUCT THEY CAN SELL BUT FOR NOW, THE OCEAN CLEAN-UP IS PRETTY HAPPY WITH THESE 60 BAGS OF TRASH >> SEEING IT MAKES ME REALLY QUITE PROUD OF WHAT THE TEAM HAS DELIVERED >> Reporter: A SMALL STEP AS PART OF A BIG PLAN TO TACKLE AN INSURMOUNTABLE AMOUNT OF PLASTIC WASTE MICKI COWAN, CBC NEWS, VANCOUVER MEET NEAT SHE MENTIONED 14,000 FOOTBALL FIELD OF GARBAGE IN THE PACIFIC THE REST OF THE OCEAN, EIGHT MILLION METRIC TONS THROWN IN EACH YEAR >> Mike: WOW THEY DO GREAT WORK IN COLLECTING THAT BUT NOT TO BE TRITE, BUT IT JUST SEEMS LIKE A DROP IN THE OCEAN WHEN THEY ARE BRINGING — AND IT’S A LOT OF STUFF THEY’RE BRINGING BACK BUT IT’S SO MUCH MORE >> IT’S GOING TO TAKE A BIG

EFFORT MIGHT BE MIKE WELL, SAYING BRITISH COLUMBIANS ARE PAYING TOO MUCH, ATTORNEY-GENERAL DAVID EBY HAS FROZEN I.C.B.C.’S BID TO RAISE INSURANCE RATES EBY BLAMED YEARS OF MISMANAGEMENT AT THE PUBLIC AUTO INSURER AND DELAYED THE ANNUAL APPLICATION TO FEBRUARY HE SAYS THAT WILL ALLOW TIME POUR TO SETS OF PLANNED REFORMS, HE CAN THE FINANCIAL PICTURE IS INCOMPLETE AND ANY RATE CHANGES HAVE TO BE BASED ON ACTUAL COSTS ANTICIPATED IN THE YEAR AHEAD >> Anita: IT WAS A MASSIVE HURDLE WITH THE POTENTIAL TO HOLD BACK RIDE HAILING ACROSS METRO VANCOUVER BUT TODAY A BIG STEP >> Mike: COMPANIES LIKE UBER AND LYFT WILL NOW NEED ONLY ONE LICENCE TO OPERATE ANYWHERE IN THE REGION AS OPPOSED TO A SEPARATE ONE FOR EACH CITY >> THE CBC’S MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS REPORTER JUSTICE KIN McELROY IS HERE TO GIVE US A BIT MORE UNDERSTANDING ON WHY THIS IS SUCH A BIG DEAL WHAT HAVE THE RELATION’ MAYORS AGREED TO? >> PREVIOUSLY WHAT WAS GOING TO HAPPEN IS EACH REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY BO CHARGE THEIR OWN AMOUNT FOR COMPANIES THAT WANTED TO OFFER IT, AND DRIVES AS WELL BURNABY WAS CHARGING $500, DELTA JUST 25 IT WOULD HAVE MEANT, PEOPLE FEARED, THAT MOST OPERATORS WOULD HAVE STAYED IN VANCOUVER BECAUSE THEY WOULDN’T WANT TO PAY THE EXTRA FEES AND THAT’S WHERE THE MAJORITY OF PEOPLE ARE BUT ESSENTIALLY THE PROVINCE WAS LOOKING AT HOW THIS WAS DEVELOPING ACROSS METRO VANCOUVER AND THREATENED TO TAKE AWAY THE JURISDICTION ON THIS ISSUE UNLESS EVERY REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY AGREED THROUGH THE MAYOR’S COUNCIL TO HAVE A ONE SIZE FITS ALL BUSINESS MODEL AND THAT’S WHAT HAPPENED TODAY THEY VOTED NEARLY UNANIMOUSLY TO PUT THAT IN IN SIX WEEKS FROM NOW ALL COUNCILS WILL PASS NEW REGULATION, THEY’LL DECIDE ON A SIMPLE FEE STRUCTURE SO SITS EASIER FOR COMPANIES TO GET INTO THE MARKET AND ALSO FOR PEOPLE TO AGREE TO PUT THEIR VEHICLES ANYWHERE, SO IT’S NOT JUST VANCOUVER THAT’S GETTING THE LION’S SHARE OF THESE CARS >> Mike: SO IS EVERY REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY ON BOARD WITH THIS? >> NOT EXACTLY ALL BUT ONE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY VOTED IN FAVOUR OF THIS TODAY BUT THE ONE THAT KINT IS THE SECOND BIGGEST REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY IN THE REGION, THAT WOULD BE OF COURSE, SURREY ITIS MAYOR, DOUG MCCALLUM DOESN’T SUPPORT THE RIDE HAILING INDUSTRY AT ALL HE SAYS THE MAJORITY OF VOTERS GREAT WITH HIM ON THAT THE THINGS HE’S CERTAIN ON IS THAT HE’S TRYING TO PROTECT THE TAXI DRIVERS IN HIS REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY >> NOT A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD BECAUSE TODAY YOU CAN PUT AS MANY RIDE HAILING CARS ON THE STREETS AS POSSIBLE AND THAT’S NOT FAIR YOU’RE GOING TO PUT A LOT OF OUR RESIDENTS AND A LOT OF OUR FAMILY OUT OF WORK BECAUSE THEY HAVE CHANGED THE RULES ALL OF A SUDDEN >> OF COURSE WHETHER SURREY CAN BE SUCCESSFUL OR NOT IS MOOT BECAUSE WE STILL DON’T HAVE RIDE HAILING ANYWHERE THE PASSENGERS TRANSPORTATION BOARD WILL BE ISSUING ANOTHER NOTICE TOMORROW AND IF THERE’S AN UPDATE MAYBE WE’LL HAVE NEWS THEN MAYBE WE’LL CONTINUE TO BE IN THE WAITING GAME >> CBC’S MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS REPORTER JUSTIN McELROY TONIGHT >>> THANKS >> Anita: ALL RIGHT, TIME TO GO TO BRETT SODERHOLM AND SOME OF THE LOCAL MOUNTAINS GOT QUITE THE DUMP OF SNOW TODAY >> Brett: THEY CERTAINLY DID, THERE WERE APPEAR LOT OF PEOPLE REJOICING ABOUT 20 CENTIMETRES FEMME AT CYPRESS I FEEL LIKE THERE’S EXCITEMENT IN THAT GUY’S FACE AND YOU CAN TELL EYE ARE ANITA, I KNOW YOU’RE A BIG FAN OF SNOW >> AND I LOVE THE PHOTOS >> IT PUTS ME INTO THAT HOLIDAY SPIRIT DOWN HERE IT WAS A LITTLE MORE RAINY BY COMPARISON BUT IF’s NICE TO HAVE A LITTLE TASTE OF THE SNOW AND I LIKE TO REMPARTS MIKE IN THIS CASE, LET IT STAY IN THE MOUNTAINS IN TERMS OF THE FORECAST FORECAST FOR CYPRESS OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS, A TRACE OF SNOW TOMORROW, FREEZING LEVELS ARE GRADUALLY GOING TO BE DROPPING AUTOMATE WAY DOWN TO SEA LEVEL BY MONDAY AND THE SAME THING APPLIES TO GROUSE, VERY SIMILAR FORECAST THERE IF YOU HAVE INTEREST GETTING OUT THIS WEEKEND TO DO SOME SKIING OR SNOWBOARDING IT WILL BE A GREAT WEEKEND FOR THAT TODAY WORTH REFLECTING ON THE FACT IT WAS A VERY SOGGY DAY, LOTS OF RAIN, AND TEMPERATURES DIDN’T BUDGE THAT MUCH, BETWEEN 6 AND 8° WHEN WE LOOK AT THE FORECAST IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS YOU’LL SEE RAIN IN THE ICON BUT THE WORST WILL BE COME AND GONE WE’LL BE DEALING WITH RESIDUAL SHOWERS THROUGHOUT TRYING TO OVERNIGHT PERIOD, TOMORROW, AND BY TOMORROW EVENING IT’S GOING TO CLEAR UP FAIRLY NICELY FOR NOT JUST SATURDAY BUT THE WHOLE WEEKEND I’LL HAVE ALL THAT FOR YOU WHEN WE COME BACK >> LOOKING FORWARD TO IT THANKS, BRETT >> Mike: THE POLLS HAVE CLOSED IN THE U.K. ELECTION BUT WE’RE TILL A LONG WAY FROM KNOWING THE OFFICIAL OUTCOME >> THE CBC’S RENEE FILIPPONE IS LIVE IN LONDON WHERE IT’S ABOUT 2:13 IN THE MORNING RENEE, THE EXIT POLLS LOOK PROMISING FOR BORIS JOHNSON AND

THE CONSERVATIVES WHAT’S THE LATEST? >> EVE HEARD OFFICIAL RESULTS FROM ABOUT 40 PLUS POLLS AND THEY’RE LOOKING IN LINE WITH THE EXIT POLLS THAT WE SAW WHAT CAME OUT EARLIER THESE ARE RISK RESULTS FOR BORIS JOHNSON AND THE CONSERVATIVE THEY WON SO WELL, NOTHING THAT THEY’VE SEEN SINCE THE MID-EIGHTIES, 38 SEATS WITH A MAJORITY OF 86 IT’S BEEN A DISAPPOINTING NIGHT FOR JEREMY CORBYN AND THE LABOUR PARTY THEY’RE LOOKING AT 191 SEATS; A LOSS OF 71 SEATS THIS EVENING THIS IS MUCH BIGGER THAN ANY OF THE POLLS PREDICTED THROUGHOUT THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN WITH HIM WE LOOK AT SOME OF THE SEATS — HAD WE LOOK AT SOME OF THE — WHEN WE LOOK AT SOME OF THE SEATS WE’VE SEEN TODAY, YOU’RE LOOKING IN THE SEATS IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND, THEY’RE LONG TIME LABOUR SEATS, ONE OF THEM ALMOST 100 YEARS HELD BY THE LABOUR PARTY ANOTHER 50 YEARS, BOTH RIGHT THAT I’M SPEAKING ABOUT WERE LEAVE, HEAVILY LEAVE BREXIT SUPPORTING RIDING, THEY WERE FLIPPED TODAY BY LARGE MARGINS, THE TORY CONSERVATIVES WERE ABLE TO WIN THOSE RIDING OVER SO LABOUR IS LOSING TO THE CONSERVATIVES IN THOSE AREAS THEY ALSO APPEAR TO BE LOSING SOME CEDE SEATS TO THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL PARTY ONE WIN FOR THE LABOUR PARTY AT THIS POINT, THEY HAVE PICKED UP A SEAT IN CENTRAL LONDON AGAIN, THIS IS 40 PLUS SEATS, THERE ARE 650 SEATS IN THE U.K PARLIAMENT AND THERE ARE ROOMS LIKE THIS ACROSS THE COUNTRY WHERE PEOPLE ARE HAND COUNTING THE BALLOTS SO IT’S GOING TO TAKE UNTIL LATE TOMORROW MORNING, EVEN MAYBE MID-DAY BEFORE WE GET A FINAL RESULT >> NO DOUBT, HAND COUNTING TAKES A LONG TIME, FOR SURE SO GIVEN ALL THESE CHANGES, WHAT’S BEEN THE REACTION SO FAR TO THE EXIT POLLS? >> LET’S START WITH THE LABOUR PARTY A LOFT OF BLAME GAME GOING ON TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT WEPT WRONG THEY WERE DOWN IN THE POLLS THEY KNEW IT WOULD BE HARD FOUGHT BUT I DON’T THINK ANYONE EXPECTED TO TO BE THIS BAD SOME PEOPLE ARE SAYING EVERYTHING WAS FOCUSED ON BREXIT AND ALL THE ISSUES THEY WERE TRYING TO PUSH DIDN’T GET FLEW A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE BLAMING LABOUR LEADER JEREMY CORBYN, IT WAS REALLY ABOUT HIM, HE WASN’T LIKEABLE, HE WAS TOO FAR LEFT, HE WAS TOO MUCH OF A COMMUNIST, AND ISSUES ALSO ARE ANTI-SEMITISM IN THE PARTY HAVE A LISTEN TO A HIGH-RANKING M.P. WHO WAS ALSO ON THE SIDE OF CONSIDER BIN >> WE KNEW IT WOULD BE TOUGH BECAUSE BREXIT DOMINATED THIS ELECTION IT HAS DOMINATED EVERYTHING, BY THE LOOKS OF IT, WE THOUGHT OTHER ISSUES COULD CUT THROUGH AND THERE WOULD BE WIDER DEBATE FROM THIS EVIDENCE IT CLEARLY WASN’T >> WE’VE HEARD OFFICIAL COMMENTS FROM THE TORY PARTY AS WELL, SAYING WE NEED TO WAIT AND SEE WHAT THE TIME RESULT ARE WHAT THEY’RE SAYING IS THEIR MESSAGE OF GET BREXIT DOWN WORKED THAT’S WHAT THE PEOPLE IN THE U.K. WANT AND THAT’S WHY NEAR WINNING 10 DOWNING’S PLAN IS AFTER M.P.s SIT TUESDAY THEY’LL VOTE ON A SECOND READING OF BORIS JOHNSON’S BREXIT DEAL FRIDAY WITH THE HOPES OF LEAVING THE E.U. BY THE END OF NEXT MONTH >> THANKS, THE CBC’S RENEE FILIPPONE IN WEST LONDON TONIGHT >> AND YOU CAN WATCH US LIVE ON CBC GEM, ORB FREE APP >> CBC VANCOUVER IS ALSO ON FACEBOOK, YOUTUBE AND INSTAGRAM >> FROM A POLITICAL SHAKEUP IN THE U.K. TO A BOMBSHELL IN OTTAWA, CONSERVATIVE LEADER ANDREW SCHEER HAS RESIGNED SO WHAT PUSHED HIM TO GO, AND WHY NOW? THAT’S AFTER THE BREAK >> THANKS FOR STAYING WITH US ONLINE DURING THE THREE MINUTE COMMERCIAL BREAK ON TELEVISION WE’RE HERE WITH “THROWBACK THURSDAY”, SANTA ARRIVES AS WE KNOW IN ALL SORTS OF WAYS >> Anita: SOMETIMES HE DITCHES THE OLD SLEIGH FOR A MORE APPROPRIATE RIDE AND BACK IN 1988 HE BOARDED A FISH BOAT AND WAS GREETED BY HUNDREDS OF KIDS IN STEVESTON FORMER CBC REPORT ERBIL AMOS IS THERE FOR — REPORTER BILL AMOS THERE FOR SANTA’S ARRIVAL ♪ IS THAT REALLY SANTA ♪♪ >> Reporter: YES, BEACH BOYS, IT REALLY IS SANTA HE’S PARKED HIS SLEIGH AND REINDEER UP THE COAST A LITTLE WAYS AND CAME BY GILLNETTER TO STEVESTON SEVERAL HUNDRED CHILDREN WERE WAITING FOR SANTA ON THE DOCKS AND ONCE I REALIZED HE HAD SO MANY REQUESTS TO DO WITH I WANTED TO MAKE SURE I WAS ON SOLID GROUND WITH ST. NICK MYSELF >> MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU >> ALL THE BEST >> HAVE I BEEN A GOOD BOY, BY THE WAY >> I HAVEN’T HEARD ANY BAD REPORTS IT’S ALL UP TO YOU >> THEN IT WAS TIME TO WADE INTO THE CROWD >> HO HO HO, MERRY CHRISTMAS! >> Reporter: SANTA WOULD BE HEARING A LOT OF CHRISTMAS WISHES THIS NIGHT

>> SO IS HE GOING TO GET AN EARFUL OR JUST ONE OR TWO CHOICE ITEMS? JUST ONE OR TWO CHOICE ITEMS >> A NINTENDO AND A REMOTE CONTROL CAR FOR CHRISTMAS >> DUMPING YOU CAN REMEMBER ALL THAT? — DO YOU THINK YOU CAN REMEMBER ALL THAT? >> YEAH >> I’M GOING TO ASK HIM FOR E MAN >> WHAT DO YOU WANT FOR CHRISTMAS? >> A TOY >> A TOY? WHAT KIND OF TOY? >> AN AIRPLANE >> WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO ASK SANTA CLAUS FOR? >> I’M GOING TO HAVE FIRE TRUCK >> IS THIS THE FIRST TIME THIS YEAR YOU’VE SEEN SANTA CLAUS? >> YEAH TWO TIMES >> TWO TIMES? DID YOU ASK HIM 2309 FIRE TRUCK — FOR THE FIRE TRUCK BEFORE? >> YEAH >> BUT YOU FIGURE YOU NIGHT NEED RELIGION, EH? >> YEAH >> FINALLY IT’S TIME FOR SANTA TO START HEARING ALL THOSE REQUESTS GOTTA HAND IT TO HIM HE MUST HAVE A GREAT MEMORY BILL AMOS, CBC NEWS, STEVESTON >> ANY CHILDHOOD CHRISTMAS MEMORIES FOR YOU? >> Mike: THEY’RE ALL SO PAINFUL, ANITA — >> OKAY, THEN >> Mike: I’M KIDDING >> AND WITH THAT WE LEAVE YOU >> NO, I LIKE LOOKING BACK AT THE OLD STORIES, BILL AMOS, CHATTING WITH THE KID THERE AND OF COURSE SANTA ARRIVED — >> REFLECTING FROM YOUR OWN >> YES WHAT ABOUT YOU? >> I DON’T HAVE ANY CHILDHOOD EXCITING MEMORIES THAT STICK OUT I LIKE THE HOLIDAYS NOW, DRINKING A WHISKEY SOUR WITH THE FAMILY, HANGING OUT >> WHISKEY SEWER THIS YOU GO >> STAY WITH US WE’RE BACK IN A MOMENT WITH THE BIG POLITICAL NEWS OUT OF OTTAWA >> Paul: A POLITICAL BOMBSHELL IN OTTAWA TODAY ANDREW SCHEER IS STEPPING DOWN AS LEADER IS THE FEDERAL CONSERVATIVE PARTY >> AS HANA THIBAUDEAU REPORTS, SCHEER SAYS HE’LL STAY ON UNTIL A NEW LEADER IS CHOSEN AND WILL CONTINUE TO REPRESENT HIS SASKATCHEWAN RIDING AS AN M.P >> LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION WANTS TO RISE ON A POINT OF PERMANENT PRIVILEGE >> THE TIMING CAME AS A SHOCK >> I WILL BE RESIGNING AS LEADER IS THE CONSERVATIVE PARTY OF CANADA >> ANDREW SCHEER SAYS THE IOB JOB WAS TAKING A TOLL ON HIM AND HIS FAMILY >> OUR PARTY NEEDS SOMEONE WHO CAN GIVE EVERYTHING THEY’VE GOT, AND I’VE ALWAYS BEEN HONEST WITH MY COLLEAGUES AND EVERYBODY, I KNOW THAT THE ROAD AHEAD, STRESS THAT WOULD PUT ON MY FAMILY, I CAN’T GIVE THEM THAT 100% ASSURANCE >> Reporter: IN REPEAT WEEKS THERE’S BEEN A GROWING PUSH BY POWERFUL CONSERVATIVES TO OUST SCHEER THEY FELT HE WAS IN LARGE PART TO BLAME FOR LOSING THE ELECTION, FOR NOT MAKING GAINS IN QUEBEC AND ONTARIO AND BECAUSE OF HIS POSITIONS ON EARNS LIKE ABORTION AND SAME SEX MARRIAGE AND TODAY WORD THAT SOMEONE WAS PREPARING TO LEAK NEWS THE PARTY PAID FOR HIS CHILDREN’S PRIVATE SCHOOL TUITION IN A MOVE TO TURN PARTY MEMBERS AGAINST HIM AFTER MANY LONG HARD CONVERSATIONS WITH HIS FAMILY AND FRIEND, SCHEER MADE UP HIS MIND AND HE BEGAN TO INFORM HIS STAFF EARLIER THIS WEEK >> SERVING AS LEADER OF THE PARTY THAT I LOVE SO MUCH HAS BEEN THE OPPORTUNITY AND CHALLENGE OF A LIFETIME THIS IS NOT A DECISION I CAME TO LIGHTLY >> Reporter: MANY IN SCHEER’S CAUCUS BELIEVE IT WAS THE RIGHT DECISION >> WHEN YOU MAKE THE ACCUMULATION OF BAD DECISION, AT THE END OF THE DAY WE LOST CONFIDENCE IN MR. SHEARER SHEER AND THE MOVEMENT IS GROWING, AND I THINK HE REALIZES HE CANNOT RESIST FOR THE CONFIDENCE VOTE IN APRIL >> SHIRE SHEER SAYS HE’LL STAY UNTIL HIS REPLACEMENT IS COACH AND PLANS TO REMAIN AS AN M.P BUT HE’S ASKED THE PARTY TO IMMEDIATELY BEGIN PREPARING FOR A LEADERSHIP RACE >> THERE’S A FIGHT OVER OFFICE STAYS IN OTTAWA, THIS TIME INVOLVING THE LIBERAL PARTY AND THEIR FORMER JUSTICE MINISTER >> AS DAVID COCHRANE EXPLAINS, THE LIBERALS HAVE ASKED JODY WILSON-RAYBOULD, NOW AN INDEPENDENT M.P., TO LEAVE HER FORMER CABINET OFFICE BUT SHE WON’T >> THE LIBERALS COULDN’T GET HER TO BUDGE WHEN SHE HELD THE OFFICE OF MINISTER NOW SHE WON’T BUDGE FROM HER OLD MINISTER’S OFFICE AT ISSUE, A CLUSTER OF SIX OFFICES ON THE FOURTH FLOOR OF THIS BUILDING, TWICE THE SPACE A NORMAL M.P. GETS, IN PARLIAMENTARY TERMS, IT’S A MINISTERIAL SUITE >> SO I’M NOT TRYING TO PREVENT SOMEBODY FROM HAVING OR BEING OUT IN THE COLD WITHOUT AN OFFICE I’M JUST TRYING TO FIND A REGION SOLUTION >> Reporter: WILSON-RAYBOULD

CALLS THE MOVE REQUEST PETTY BUT SHE’S A NON-MINISTER OCCUPYING A MINISTERIAL SUITE WHICH THE GOVERNMENT NEEDS >> MINISTER OF NORTHERN AFFAIRS >> Reporter: FOR THIS MINISTER DAN VANDAL, A METIS FROM MANITOBA AND THE NEW MINISTER O NORTHERN AFFAIRS SHE KEPT THE OFFICES AFTER QUITTING CABINET OVER THE SNC LAVALIN TURNOVER BUT WITH A NEW PARLIAMENT AND A NEW CABINET THE LIBERALS WANT THEM BACK HER SUPPORTERS MADE THIS DISPUTE PUBLIC AT A RECENT ASSEMBLY OF FIRST NATIONS MEETING >> I HEARD THAT THEY WERE GOING TO TRY TO BOOT YOU OUT OF YOUR OFFICE >> I DARE THEM TO EVEN CONSIDER EVEN DOING THAT THAT’S YOUR SPACE MUCH YOU’VE CREATED THAT SPACE YOU’VE EARNED THAT SPACE SO I’M GLAD TO HEAR IT WAS BLESSED TODAY >> BLESSED BY AN ALGONQUIN ELDER LAST WEEK, INVITED BY RAY BOLD TO PRAY FOR THE PROTECTION OF HER SPACE >> Reporter: SHE’S OFFERED TO GIVE UP HALF OF THE OFFICES AS LONG AS SHE CAN TAPE IN THE OTHER HALF THE LIBERALS WANT IT ALL FOR A FULL MINISTER ALL OF THIS IS NOW IN THE HANDS OF THE SPEAKER TO RESOLVE, BUT HAD IT COMES TO PICKING OFFICES, THE RULE ARE PRETTY CHEER, THE GOVERNMENT GETS TO GO FIRST, THE OFFICIAL OPPOSITION SECOND; THE THIRD PARTY THIRD, AND SO ON INDEPENDENTS LIKE WILSON-RAYBOULD, THEY HAVE TO CHOOSE FROM THE LEFTOVERS DAVID COCHRANE, CBC NEWS, OTTAWA >> FOR THE THIRD TIME IN LESS THAN A YEAR ISRAELIS FIND THEMSELVES FACING A GENERAL ELECTION >> IT COMES AFTER ONCE AGAIN NO MATTER COULD FORM A GOVERNMENT AS IRIS MACA HERA EXPLAINS, VOTERS ARE FED UP AND FRUSTRATED >> Reporter: PEOPLE CANNOT BELIEVE THEY’RE ONCE AGAIN GOING TO THE POLLS >> I THINK THIS IS THE MOST PAINFUL WORLD, WE ARE IN A BAD SWIGS ECONOMICALLY >> Reporter: THE THIRD TIME IN A YEAR AFTER THE PREVIOUS TWO ELECTIONS DIDN’T PRODUCE A CLEAR WINNER AND THE POLITICAL PARTIES COULDN’T FORM A COALITION GOVERNMENT >> IT’S FRUSTRATING TO HAVE A THIRD ELECTION, TO THINK WE CAN’T COME TO SOME SORT OF AGREEMENT AS TO HOW THE COUNTRY SHOULD MOVE FORWARD >> Reporter: THE POLITICIANS ARE BLAMING EACH OTHER BUT VOTERS HERE BLAME ONE POLITICIAN MORE THAN ANY OTHER >> PRIME MINISTER OF A CARETAKER GOVERNMENT CANNOT MAKE CARE OF MAJOR DECISIONS, NOR APPOINTMENT, LEGISLATION NOR ANY LEVEL OF NATIONAL DECISION-MAKING >> I FEEL LIKE IT’S ONE PERSON AGAINST THE WHOLE COUNTRY, TRYING TO BLOCK SOME SORT OF GOVERNMENT BEING BUILT UP BUT YOU CAN BLAME THE OTHER HEADS OF PARTIES AS WELL FOR NOT BEING ABLE TO COMPETE AS WELL >> BENJAMIN NETANYAHU >> NETANYAHU INSISTS HE WILL LEAD HIS PARTY IN THE UPCOMING ELECTION DESPITE INDICTMENTS FOR FRAUD, BREACH OF TRUST AND BRIBERY ISRAELI LAW LAWS THAT MINISTERS HAVE TO STEP ASIDE ONCE INDICTED, A PRIME MINISTER DOES NOT >> IT FEELS IN SOME WAYS A LITTLE BIT HOPELESS THAT THERE SHOULD EVER BE A PEACE PROCESS I WISH I HAD A MAGIC BALL TO SAY THIS IS GOING TO SOLVE ALL THE ISSUES >> THE VOTE WILL TAKE PLACE IN MARCH >> REALIZATIONS OF A COVER-UP AT TRANSPORT CANADA COMING UP, THE APPARENT ACT OF

RACISM INVOLVING AN E-MAIL SENT BY AN VOLUNTEER >> HERE ARE SOME OF THE STORIES WE’RE FOLLOWING TONIGHT ON CBC VANCOUVER NEWS >> I JUST HAD THAT CAR REMAYESED IN MARCH THE PREVIOUS WATER MAIN BREAK AND I DON’T KNOW HOPEFULLY I WON’T HAVE TO GET THIS ONE REPLACED AS WELL >> Mike: BURNABY HOMEOWNERS ARE FRUSTRATED AFTER A WATER MAIN ERUPTS MANY THEIR NEIGHBOURHOOD FOR A — IN THEIR NEIGHBOURHOOD FOR A SECOND TIME A SINGLE FIRE ENGINE WAS ON SCENE HELPING RESIDENTS HOVEL DIRT TO TRY TO STOP THE FLOW IT TOOK HOURS FOR THE CITY TO SHUT OFF THE WATER NOW RESIDENTS ARE DEMANDING ANSWERS >> WHAT KILLS ME IS THAT I WANT TO DO MORE >> THERE MAY BE A SHORTAGE OF NURSING IN B.C. BUT IT SEEPS THERE’S A GREATER SHORTAGE OF PLACES WHERE YOU CAN STUDY TO BECOME A NURSE SOME ARE WAITING AS LONG AS FOUR YEARS JUST TO GET INTO THE PROGRAM AND THEY SAY IT’S PUSHING PEOPLE OUT OF THE FIELD >> AN APPARENT ACT OF RACISM IS UP SCRUTINY AT TRANSPORT CANADA, THIS ONE INVOLVING AN E-MAIL SENT BY AN EMPLOYEE ABOUT TRAVELLERS WEARING TURBANS >> IT WAS SHARED IN A DEPARTMENT IN A MANAGES CANADA’S NO-FLY LIST AS ASHLEY BURKE REPORTS, THE FORMER WORKER SAYS SHE TRIED TO BLOW THE WHISTLE BUT CLAIMS IT WAS COVERED UP FOR A DECADE >> IT’S DEPRESSING AND IN THE END I COULDN’T STAY >> Reporter: NORMALLY SENDING AN OFFENSIVE E MAIL COULD COST YOU YOUR JOB BUT THIS FORMER TRANSPORT CANADA WORKER SAYS IT WAS RECEIVING ONE AND COMPLAINING THAT SANK HER CAREER >> YOUR LIFE IS MADE A LIVING HELL MANY THAT CONTEXT YOU WILL BE LABELED AS THE DIFFICULT ONE YOU’LL BE LABEL AS THE LOUD MOUTH AND EVENTUALLY THEY’LL MAKE IT SO TOXIC FOR YOU THAT YOU HAVE TO LEAVE >> Reporter: THIS IS E-MAIL SENT IN 2008 SHE SAYS SUPERINTENDENT MARK HAINES SENT IT TO HER, AND OTHER COLLEAGUES, INCLUDING MANAGERS: THEY SHOULD PLAY THIS NONSTOP AT ALL AIRPORTS AND INCLUDE THIS SPOOF OF A FRANK SINATRA SONG SHE CALLS RACIST ♪ STRANGE ON MY FLIGHT ♪♪ ♪ TURBANS THEY’RE PACKIN ♪♪ ♪ WONDERING IF THEY MIGHT PLAN A HIJACKIN >> DISGUST, THE FACT HE THINKS IT SHOULD BE PLAYED IN ALL AIRPORT IS INDICATIVE OF HIS STATE OF MIND EXPO AND THE HATE HE HARBOURS IN HIS HEART >> Reporter: THEIR DEPARTMENT MAINS SURE URALS COMMITTEE WITH CANADA’S NO-FLY LIST FOR YEARS SHE SAYS SHE RAISED CONCERNS TO SENIOR MANAGEMENT BUT CLAIMS NO ACTION WAS TAKEN HER LAWYER SAYS THAT SIGNALS A LARGER CULTURAL PROBLEM >> TO THINK IT WAS CIRCUMSTANCE LATED AMONGST PERSONNEL AT TRANSPORT CANADA WHO ARE CHARMED WITH SOME PART OF CANADIAN

SECURITY AND BORDER CONTROL, IT’S A REAL ISSUE, REAL ISSUE, AND WOULD RAISE FLAGS FOR ANYBODY COMING IN WHO WAS A MEMBER OF A MINORITY OR VISIBLE MINORITY COMMUNITY >> Reporter: A BRIEFING NOTE OBTAINED BY CBC NEWS REVEALS TRANSPORT CANADA DIDN’T INVESTIGATE UNTIL AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL COMPLAINED THE E-MAIL PROPOSALLED THE INTEGRITY OF THE NO-FLY LIST >> I THINK A TEN YEAR DELAY IS UNACCEPTABLE >> Reporter: TRANSPORT CANADA WON’T RELEASE THE FINDINGS IS THE INVESTIGATION, CITING PRIVACY IN A STATEMENT, IT SAID WORKERS WHO RECEIVE THE E-MAIL DO NOT HAVE INFLUENCE OVER THE PLY LIST, ADDING DISCRIMINATORY BEHAVIOURS ARE NOT TOLERATED >> THE WORKER ACCUSED OF SENDING THE E-MAIL DECLINED REPEATED REQUESTS FOR INTERVIEWS BUT DID CONFIRM HE WASN’T DISCIPLINED IN ANY WAY HAINES IS STILL WORKING FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT >> WITH THE BUSY HOLIDAY TRAVEL SEASON APPROACHING LONG WAIT TIMES AND SECURITY LINES ARE EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY >> TOO AT MONTREAL’S TRUDEAU AIRPORT, THEY EXPLAINED WHAT CAN AND CAN’T BE BROUGHT ON AN AIRPLANE A BIG CLARIFICATION HAS TO DO WITH FLYING WITH CANNABIS >> Reporter: A BASEBALL BAT, THREE JUMBO JARS OF CHICKEN BROTH POWDER AND SEVERAL SWITCHBLADES THOSE ARE SOME OF THE HAUL THE PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SECURITY TEAM GATHERED LAST WEEK CANADA AIR TRANSPORT SECURITY AUTHORITY SAYS THAT’S JUST THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG >> WE SEE ALL THESE ITEMS, IT CAN BE SURPRISING WE SEE ALSO A LOT OF REPLICAS OF WEAPONS OR AMMUNITION SO SOMETIMES IT’S A TOY, SOMETIMES IT’S A LIGHTER, SOMETIMES IT’S A PIECE OF JEWELRY >> Reporter: THEY’RE ITEMS PEOPLE TRY TO BRAY ON IN THEIR CARRY ON LUGGAGE, EVEN THOUGH THEY DON’T LEGALLY HAVE TO GIVE THEIR ITEMS TO SECURITY TRAVEL TIME CONSTRAINTS MEAN PASSENGERS OFTEN SURRENDER THEIR POSSESSIONS TO HELP THINGS RUN SMOOTHLY OVER THE HOLIDAY THE TRANSPORT SECURITY AUTHORITY RECOMMENDS DOWNLOADING ITS APP, BREEZE THROUGH SECURITY >> IT GIVES YOU A LIST OF ITEMS THAT YOU CAN CONSULT AND SEE WHERE SHOULD THESE ITEMS GO? CARRY ON, IN CHECKED LUGGAGE? ARE THERE RESTRICTION, EXEMPTIONS? >> Reporter: THE APP Mrs. GIVES YOU A WAIT TIME IN REAL TIME FOR 14 CANADIAN AIRPORTS >> REALLY MOST ITEMS CAN TRAVEL IN THE END WITH A FEW EXCEPTION, FUEL BEING ONE, BUT THE VAST MAJORITY OF ITEMS CAN TRAVEL IT’S A QUESTION OF KNOWING WHERE TO PLACE THEM >> Reporter: IT’S THE FIRST HOLIDAY SEASON PEOPLE CAN TRAVEL WITH LEGAL CANNABIS >> IT’S NOT ABLE TO TRAVEL CANADA WITH CANNABIS SLONGO YOU RESPECT THE LEGAL LIMITS YOU’RE ALLOWED TO HAVE UP TO 30 GRAMS OF RECREATIONAL CANNABIS >> Reporter: IT’S STILL ILLEGAL TO CROSS INTERNATIONAL BORDERS WITH CANNABIS SO IF YOU WERE PLANNING ON TRAVEL OUT OF THE COUNTRY, EVEN SOMEWHERE WHERE IT’S LIMA, LEAVE YOUR POT — LEGAL, LEAVE YOUR POT BEHIND >> I LIKE THAT SOMEONE TRIED TO BRING A BAT ON BOARD >> Mike: A BAT, EXACTLY >> AND PRODUCER MATTHEW WAS TELLING US HIS KNIVES ARE ALWAYS TAKEN AWAY HE DIDN’T LEARN THE FIRST TIME OR THE SECOND TIME BUT EVERY TIME HIS KNIVES ARE CARRYING WAY >> IS HE CARRYING KNIVES AROUND? BROTHER >> YOU? >> LOTIONS AND LIQUIDS I ALWAYS MESS IT UP >> ALL RIGHT, AT 6:36 THIS THURSDAY, A LIVE SHOT AT WHISTLER OLYMPIC PLAZA TONIGHT WHAT FELL AS SNOW THIS FELL AS RAIN HERE ON THE NORTH COAST IF YOU’RE HOPPING PUDDLES TODAY YOU’LL LIKELY BE DOING IT AGAIN

TOMORROW BRETT IS HERE WITH THE >> A LARGE POLICE PRESENCE HAS ROUNDED OPPENHEIMER PARK TONIGHT, RIGHT NOW, IN FACT >> Mike: THERE ARE REPORTS OF AN INCIDENT THAT HAS POLICE AND AMBULANCE CREWS ON SITE CBC JOURNALIST AT THE SCENE IS DESCRIBING THE SCENE AS EERIE, THAT THE NEIGHBOURHOOD IS USUALLY KIND OF NOISY AT THIS TIME IT’S VERY QUIET >> Anita: CBC CREWS ARE AT THE SCENE AND WE’LL UPDATE YOU AS SOON AS WE HAVE MORE INFORMATION >> IT’S NOT EASY BEING BROKEN, BRETT >> I’M SO SORRY >> SO MUCH FOR CLASHING A BIT >> IT’S LIKE THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT >> IS THAT RED? >> IT’S BURGUNDY I DON’T KNOW, I’M NOT THE COLOUR EXPERT IT’S DEFINITELY NOT GREEN ANYWAY FANTASTIC, I HOPE, WILL BE THIS WEEKEND AHEAD THIS IS NOT SOMETHING I WOULD NORMALLY SAY, ESPECIALLY IN DECEMBER, BUT IT’S LOOKING SURPRISINGLY GOOD AND I HOPE THIS WILL PUT A SMILE ON YOUR PACE AND EVERYONE ELSE’S FIRST OF ALL, THIS MORNING, THE TEMPERATURE DIDN’T CHANGE AT ALL, WE’VE BEEN STUCK IN THIS 7, 8° RANGE SEEMINGLY FOREVER, AND THEN WE HAD SOME RAIN AND SOME CLOUD AND THEN MORE RAIN YOU GET THE PICTURE INSIDE VANCOUVER IN DECEMBER, IN A NUTSHELL THAT SYDNEY WE WERE TALKING ABOUT THE SNOW FALLING IN THE NORTH SHORE MOUNTAINS OF CYPRESS AND GROUSE GETTING A HEALTHY DOSE OF THAT BUT WE STILL HAVE CONCERNS ESPECIALLY FOR TRAMPLING SNOWFALL WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE COQUIHALLA BETWEEN HOPE AND MERRITT ALREADY LOOKS LIKE AT LEAST 20 CENTIMETRES OF SNOW HAS FALLEN AND THERE’S THE POTENTIAL FOR ANOTHER 10 TO 15 AND THE SAME THING APPLIES AS WELL, KOOTENAY PASS INTO THE INTERIOR, EXACT SAME STORY, ABOUT 20 HAS FALLEN AND WE COULD SEE MAYBE EVEN 15 BY THIS TIME TOMORROW WE’RE NOT GOING TO BE DEALING WITH SNOW IN OUR FORECAST, MORE FOR THE NORTH MOUNTAIN BUT YOU’LL NOTICE THE BIG DIFFERENCE IS GOING TO BE FROM TODAY, THESE, IT’S GOING TO BE SPOTTY SHOWERS TODAY WAS PRETTY HEAVY RAIN AT TIMES, NOT JUST HERE BUT ALSO FOR VANCOUVER ISLAND, VICTORIA GETTING QUITE THE DOUSING OF RAIN BUT TOMORROW IT WILL BE OFF AND ON AND THAT WILL SET THE TREND AS WE GET INTO THE WEEKEND MAYBE 5 MORE MILLIMETRES OF RAIN ON TAP, IT’S NOT A LOT, BUT THE WEEKEND SETUP, THERE’S A SERIES OF SYSTEMS AND THIS KWAN WRITING HERE THAT JUST EVAPORATED SEEMLY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WILL BE RAIN FREE, MAYBE A BIT ON THE COOL SIDE BUT THE NEXT SYSTEM ISN’T COME UNTIL MONDAY IF THIS HAPPENS IT WILL BE THE FIRST TIME TO HAVE TWO WEEKEND DAYS WITH SUNSHINE AND I DON’T EVEN KNOW HOW LONG, BUT WE’LL GO INTO THAT RAINY PATTERN BY NEXT WEEK >> WELL DONE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY LOOK GREAT THANKS, BRETT >> NEXT WEEK RUSH HOUR COMMUTERS USING THE LEBANON FRASER BRIDGE MAY HAVE A BIT OF RELIEF WITH THE INSTALLATION OF A $70 MILLION CORPORATE FLOW SYSTEM THE MOVABLE BARRIER IS CALLED THE ZIPPER MUCH LIKE A REGULAR ZIPPER THE MACHINE MOVES PIECES OF THE BEARER TO SWITCH COUNTER-EMPLOYEES HE WANTING CROSSOVER CRASHES AS THE BARRIER IS ALWAYS IN PLACE IT WILL ALSO MAKE THE SWITCHOVER FASTER, CREATING AN ADDITIONAL LANE DURING PEAK TIMES 120,000 PEOPLE CROSS THE ALEX FRASER EVERY DAY IT CONNECTS RICHMOND AND NEW WESTMINSTER TO DELTA >> FINISHED THE TESTING AND THE TRAINING AND THE ZIPPER WILL BE GOING LIVE EARLY NEXT WEEK THERE’S EXCELLENT NEWS FOR THE PEOPLE OF MY COMMUNITY, FOR THE PEOPLE OF THIS REGION IT MEANS THAT PEOPLE WILL BE SAVING TIME, PRECIOUS TIME THEY CAN BE SPENDING WITH THEIR FAMILIES >> DURING THE MORNING RUSH HOUR THE EXTRA LANE WILL BE IN PLACE FOR NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC UNTIL 11:30:00 A.M >> A RISKY AND DANGEROUS RECOVERY MISSION TODAY IN NEW

ZEALAND RESCUE CREWS RETURNING AN — RETURNING TO AN ASH COVERED WHITE ISLAND THE RISK OF AN ERUPTION VERY HIGH WE TAKE YOU THERE >> FRIDAY ON “THE EARLY EDITION”, THIS IS THE SEASON FOR POSTAL WORKERS TO BE WORKING NONSTOP YOU MAY RECALL AT THIS TIME LAST YEAR THEY WERE LEGISLATED BACK TO WORK AFTER A LABOUR DISPUTE WE’LL HEAR FROM A LETTER CARRIER ABOUT WHAT HAS CHANGED >> AFTER DAYS OF BEING UNABLE GET TO THE ISLAND WHERE A VOLCANO ERUPTED IN NEW ZEALAND, A MILITARY TEAM IS TIMELY THERE >> Anita: AS KIM BRUNHUBER REPORTS, SIX OF THE EIGHT MISSING BODY HAVE MAU BEEN RECOVERED ON WHITE ISLAND >> Reporter: THE DAY STARTED WITH A TRADITIONAL MAORY PRAYER FOR THE DEAD AND THOSE DESPERATE FOR THEIR RETURN >> FRUSTRATION WAS MOUNTING >> WE’RE LIVING WITH A GROWING SENSE OF DESPERATION TO BRING HOME THOSE THAT WE KNOW ARE THERE AND KNOWS WE LEAVE >> Reporter: BUT EXPERTS INSIST INSIDE THE VOLCANO PRESSURE IS BUILDING, THE DANGER INCREASING >> THE EXPERTS ESTIMATE THE LIKELIHOOD OF ERUPTION HAS MOVED TO 50 TO 60% IN THE NEXT # HOURS UP FROM 40 TO 60 PERSEID >> Reporter: TO SEAT UP THE RECOVERY EFFORTS THE ARMY WORKED WITH THE PILOT WHO FLEW INTO THE ASH MONDAY TO HELP EVACUATE PEOPLE THEY KNEW THE ISLAND THEY KNEW WHERE THE VICTIMS LAY >> A SMALL CREW WORKED FOR HOURS IN HEAVY PROTECTIVE GEAR KNOWING AT ANY MOMENT THE VOLCANO COULD ERUPT AGAIN >> MAKE THERE BE NO MISTAKE IT IS NOT A ZERO RISK GAIN AND PEOPLE ARE PUTTING THEMSELVES ON THE FRONT-LINE TO DO THE RIGHT THING >> Reporter: IN THE END GRIM SUCCESS SIX BODIES RECOVERED, THE OTHER TWO STILL TO BE BROUGHT BACK >> I THINK PEOPLE HAVE A GREAT SENSE OF FULFILLMENT, ABLE TO GRIEVE CLOSE TO THEIR FAMILY, AND I THINK FOR THOSE THAT COME FROM THIS PLACE, THEY SAW SOMETHING OF THE NEW ZEALAND CULTURE, AND UNDERSTAND THE WAY THAT WE ARE >> Reporter: A TRAGIC RETURN FOR THOSE LURED BY THE PROMISE OF ADVENTURE, A MEASURE OF RELIEF FOR THE VICTIMS’ FAMILIES WHO WILL NEVER TRULY RECOVER WHAT WAS LOST TIM BRUIN HUBER, CBC NEWS, LOS ANGELES >> MOST OF THOSE WHO SURVIVED

THE ERUPTION SEVERED SERIOUS BURNS AND THEY ARE STILL IN HOSPITALS ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND AUSTRALIA >> TO SURVIVE AND HEAL THEY ARE GOING TO NEED EXTENSIVE SKIN GRAFTS, A AND THAT WILL REQUIRE AN INTERNATIONAL EFFORT >> Reporter: IT WAS HELICOPTER CREWS FIRST ON THE SCENE THAT WITNESSED THE HUMAN DEVASTATION OF THE VOLCANIC BLAST >> BLUE SHIRTS OFF AND CLOTHING, PEOPLE WITH SERIOUS BURNS, BLISTERS, WE WERE TRYING TO TRANSPORT THEM, THEIR SKIN WAS COMING OFF AS WE WERE HOLDING PEOPLE IT WAS A VERY — VERY HORRIFIC >> Reporter: NEW ZEALAND HELI-OFFICIALS SAY MORE THAN 20 PEOPLE HAVE SEVERE BURNS OVER SUSPECTED 90% OF THEIR BODY AUSTRALIAN PATIENTS ARE STARTING TO BE TRANSFERRED BACK HOME AS NEW ZEALAND’S HELL TEAMS ARE PUSHED TO THEIR LIMIT >> THE NATURE OF THE BURNS SUFFERED IS COMPLICATED BY THE GAS AND CHEMICALS IN THE ERUPTION >> Reporter: THE NUMBER OF BURN CASES AND COMPLEXITY OF CARE HAS RESULTED IN AN EXTRAORDINARY REQUEST >> AN ADDITIONAL $1 — 1.2 MILLION SQUARE CENTIMETRES OF SKIN FOR THE ONGOING NEEDS OF PATIENTS FROM THE UNITED STATES >> Reporter: THAT’S TEN TIMES THE AMOUNT OF SKIN KEPT AT CANADA’S LARGEST HUMAN TISSUE BANK AT TORONTO’S SUNNYBROOK HOSPITAL SECONDS OF SKIN LIKE THIS TAKEN FROM DECEASED PATIENT WILL BE USED TO COVER BURNS, ONLY TEMPORARILY, UNTIL UNAFFECTED SKIN CAN BE SURGICALLY REMOVED FROM THE PATIENT AND GRAFTED ON THIS BURN SURGEON SAYS IT’S CRITICAL TO OPEN WOUNDS WITH DONOR SKIN >> REALLY PREVENTS YOU FROM LOSING FLUIDS, ELECTRIC LIGHTS OR HAVE RISK OF INFECTION BECAUSE THE KIND IS NOT COVERED SO THIS IS A TOOL TO HELP PATIENT SURVIVE, PARTICULARLY ABOUT YOU’VE BEEN BURNED >> Reporter: RECOVERY FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE NEW ZEALAND VOLCANO WILL TAKE SEVERAL MONTHS HARVESTING SKIN, GRAFTING IT ON TO BURN WOUNDS AND REGROWING SKIN IS AN ONGOING CYCLE WHICH REQUIRES PAINSTAKING SURGERIES AND TIME VIC ADHOPIA, CBC NEWS, TORONTO >> Mike: CITIES AROUND THE WORLD ARE TURNING TO BIRD OF PREY TO KEEP THE GULLS AT BAY MANY CANADIAN DUMPS INCLUDING METRO VANCOUVER’S HIRE HAWKS ON A REGULAR BASIS TO KEEP AIRPORT SKIES CLEAR >> AS STU MILLS TELLS US, THE CITY OF OTTAWA IS ALSO HIRING THE SOARING PREDATORS TO KEEP SEAGULLS AWAY FROM A GARBAGE DUMP >> Reporter: THIS IS THE HIGHEST POINT OF LAND IN OTTAWA WHATEVER HASN’T WORKED OUT, WHATEVER PEOPLE THROW OUT, THE PILE OF GARBAGE GROWING SINCE THE EIGHTIES, AND WHERE THERE’S GARBAGE THERE ARE DULSE THOUSANDS OF THEM, SO MANY OF THEM VISITING AND LEAVING HYPED THEIR OWN WASTE THAT PHOSPHOROUS LEVELS IN NEARBY STORM WATER WERE SPIKING SO THEY HIRED THIS COMPANY AND IT’S A HARRIS HAWKS TO CLEAR THE AIR >> HE’S ABOUT FIVE YEARS OLD, AND WE’VE HAD HER SINCE SHE WAS A BABY SHE WAS HATCHED AT THE FARM >> Reporter: IN THE WILD THESE BIRDS HUNT IN FLOCKS THEY’RE COOPERATIVE AND THEY GET ALONG WELL WITH HUMANS >> SO SHE CONSIDERS ME MAY BE HER HUNTING PARTNER >> NORMALLY WE WORK OUT OF A TRUCK AND THE POINT OF OUR PROGRAM IS TO KEEP THE GULLS FEARFUL OF WHITE TRUCKS >> Reporter: THE GULLS KNOW WHO RULES THE ROOST ONCE THEY SPOT THE HAWKS THEY VANISH WITHIN SECOND >> FOR THE BIRDS IT’S NOT WORK THAT ARE JUST CHASING GULLS AROUND ALL DAY IT’S A BIG PARTY FOR THEM >> THIS STRANGE AIRBORNE PROGRAM COSTS $100,000 A YEAR BUT THE DAILY VISITS FROM THE HARRIS HAWKS HAVE REDUCED A NOISY COLONY OF 6,000 TO A FEW DOZEN GULLS THEY’RE HOPING TO NOT ONLY KEEP THE GROUND CLEAN BUT ALSO THE SKY AROUND THE AIRPORT SAFE STU MILLS, CBC NEWS, OTTAWA >> Anita: YOU’RE VERY STUNNED BY THIS >> I HAVE A LOT OF QUESTIONS WELL, A LOT OF THEM WERE ANSWER A HUNDRED GRAND TO DO THAT? AND THEY JUST CHASE NEHME WAY >> MY FAMILY HAS A FALCON PERSON IN BERRY SEASON TO CHASE AWAY THE BIRD SO THEY DON’T EAT THE BLUEBERRIES >> A FALCONER? IS THAT WHAT THEY’RE CALLED? >> THE FALCON GUY? >> Mike: I’M GOING TO CHECK THAT OUT RIGHT NOW I’LL GET ON IT >> IT’S THE SAME OLD TALE A PACKAGE IS DELIVERED TO YOUR DOORSTEP AND A THIEF IS WAITING AROUND THE CORNER AFTER THE BREAK, WHAT SOME GROUPS ARE TRYING TO DO TO CURB

THE PROBLEM THIS HOLIDAY >> FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER WE’VE RAISED MORE THAN $1 MILLION FOR B.C. FOOD BANK >> THANK YOU >> THANK YOU >> THANK YOU FOR COMING DOWN >> THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR DOPINGS >> IF YOU MISSED THE FUN YOU CAN STILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY DONATING >> CBC.CA/OPENHOUSE >> WELL, MIKE, ‘TIS THE SEASON HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CAROLING? >> Mike: YEAH, A LONG TIME AGO YOU DON’T SEE IT AS MUCH ANYMORE >> I SAW IT THE OTHER DAY >> THEY ARE OUT THERE, THE CAROLERS >> YOU SHOULD GO AROUND, GO TO THE HOUSES IN YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD >> BY MYSELF, THAT WOULD BE WEIRD >> GATHER THE FAMILY >> THIS ISN’T WEIRD THIS IS COOL ON PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, SOME CAROLERS WENT OUT CHECK THIS OUT ♪ PROSTITUTEY THE SNOW MAN ♪♪ FOSH FROSTY THE SNOW MAN ♪♪ >> NOT BAD THAT’S SIX-YEAR-OLD BLAKE PITS FROM P.E.I HE’S BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH TWO KIDNEY DISEASES OVER THE PAST YEAR AND THOSE HEALTH ISSUES ARE KEEPING HIM OFF THE HOBB RINK SO HIS TEAM MADE A HOUSE CALL, DECKING THEMSELVES OUT IN SANTA AND ELF HATS AND SINGING CARELESS FOR THEIR FRIEND >> THE FEMALE ALSO RECEIVED A DONATION TO HELP PAY FOR MEDICAL TRAVEL AND THEY STAY THE KIND GESTURES ARE OVERWHELMING YES, THE PEOPLE OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND ARE GOOD, GOOD PEOPLE WELL, WITH THE HOLIDAY FAST APPROACHING CANADA POST IS EXPECTING TO DELIVERY A MILLION PASSAGES EVERY DAY >> ONE THE PACKAGES ARE DROPPED OFF, THOUGH, THEY CAN BECOME EASY TARGET FOR THEFT HAVE AS CAMERON MacINTOSH EXPLAINS, SOME COMMUNITY GROUPS AND SMALL BUSINESSES ARE OFFERING TO HELP >> WATCH THIS COMPLETELY OUT IN OPEN IN THE MIDDLE OF THE DAY >> HE HAS A DUFFLE BAG AND I PICKS UP THE PACKAGE >> NONCHALANT >> NOT EVEN THAT QUICK IT’S QUITE A BIG BOX >> Reporter: DARREN CAUGHT IT ON HIS DOORBELL CAMERA WE’RE NOT USING HIS LAST MAPLE FOR FEAR OF OTHER THEFTS >> I WAS HOME BUT DIDN’T HEAR ANYTHING OR NOTICE ANYTHING, CHECKS HIS BAG IF IT’S GOING TO FIT AND THEN HE RIDES OFF >> YOU’RE WATCHING A VIDEO OF A THEFT AT YOUR HOUSE >> YES, IT’S SCARY, AND SAD >> MAKING IT WORSE, 36 HOURS LATER, IT HAPPENS AGAIN >> EVEN WITH A CAMERA IT’S HARD TO KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR FRONT STEP AT ALL TIMES THAT HAS SOME SMALL BUSINESSES AND COMMUNITY GROUPS LOOKING TO OFFER SOMETHING A LITTLE MORE SECURE >> IT’S NOT JUST THE SO-CALLED PORCH PIRATES EVEN CANADA POST’S COMMUNITY MAILBOXES HAVE BEEN TARGETED A STUDY CONDUCTED FOR FEDEX FOUND 29% OF CANADIAN ONLINE SHOPPERS HAVE HAD SOMETHING STOLEN IN WINNIPEG, THIS COMMUNITY

CENTRE HAS SET ITSELF UP AS A SAFE DROP FOR A SMALL DONATION, THEY’LL ACCEPT AND SECURE YOUR PARCEL >> WE JUST THINK IT WILL MAKE OUR COMMUNITY FEEL SAFER AND THAT’S WHAT THE CENTRE IS ABOUT >> Reporter: SIMILAR IDEA THINK NORTH WINNIPEG SHELTER STORE VICTOR JANIS IS ALL FOR IT >> WE HAD A NEIGHBOUR THAT THEIR HOUSE DID HAVE SOMETHING STOLEN AND THEY SAID IT WAS WITHIN ABOUT 15 MINUTES MUCH WE DON’T WANT ANYONE’S CHRISTMAS PRESENT STOLEN SO LIKE MY DAD SAYS, IF YOU CAN DO A LITTLE TO HELP A LOT, WHY NOT >> Reporter: DARREN, WHO MANAGED TO GET HIS STOLEN GOODS REPLACED, ISN’T GIVING UP ON LION SHOPPING BUT NOW WILL PROBABLY GET IF DELIVERED TO A LOCAL SAFE DROP >> IT’S GOOD FOR ME BECAUSE I KNOW MY PACKAGE WILL BE SAFE BUT IT’S GOOD MAYBE TO MEET SMALL BUSINESSES >> CERTAINLY BETTER THAN JUST WATCHING SOMEONE WALK OFF WITH IT CAMERON MacINTOSH, CBC NEWS, WINNIPEG >> Mike: SEE IT A LOT MORE THESE DAYS AND MORE PEOPLE HAVE CAMERAS OUT FRONT >> ALL RIGHT, THAT’S IT FOR US YOU CAN ALWAYS FIND THIS NEWSCAST ONLINE, CBC.CA/BC >> Anita: WE’RE LEAVING YOU TONIGHT WITH MORE SNOW PICTURES FROM CYPRESS LOOK AT THAT I LOVE THE BLANKET OF WHITE WITH A NICE POP OF COLOUR IN THE MIDDLE >> THEY GOT A LOT OF SUMO UP IN THE MOUNTAINS — SNOW UP IN THE MOUNTAINS, WHICH IS WHERE IT BELONGS >> NOPE, BRING IT DOWN HERE! >> Mike: THANK FOR WATCHING >> Anita: GOOD NIGHT

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