WATCH LIVE: CBC Vancouver News at 6 for Mar. 26 — Fatal Crashes, Renovictions, Ride-Hailing


HAVILLAND . [ ♪♪♪ ] >>Mike: TONIGHT ON CBC VANCOUVER NEWS. >>IT LOOKS LIKE A PRETTY BIG MESS. >>Mike: THREE DEAD IN SOUTH SURREY. THE HOMICIDE TEAM CALLED TO INVESTIGATE A SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT. ALSO. >>SPEED COULD BE A FACTOR IN THE ACCIDENT BUT YEAH I CAN’T SAY FOR SURE AT THIS TIME. >>Mike: A 13-YEAR-OLD COQUITLAM GIRL ON AN ISLAND WITH FOUR OTHER CHILDREN IS KILLED AFTER A TWO-CAR COLLISION. >>> AND PASSENGERS STUCK ON BOARD AND ONLINE AFTER THE QUEEN OF SURREY HITS THE DOCK AT LANG /* /* LANGUAGEDALE TERMINAL. >>THIS IS CBC VANCOUVER NEWS. >>Mike: GOOD EVENINGERING WE BEGIN TONIGHT IN SURREY WHERE A DEADLY MIDMORNING CRASH CAUGHT THE ATTENTION OF HOMICIDE INVESTIGATORS. THREE PEOPLE WERE FOUND DEAD IN THE COLLISION ON THE 32nd AVENUE DIVERSION ON THE HIGHWAY 99 OVERPASS CBC NEWS AT 11 HOST DAN BURRITT JOINS US. >>LET’S START WITH THE CRASH, MIKE. IT IS STARTLING. AS YOU SAID SURREYS RCMP CALLED BEFORE 10:30 THIS MORNING TO THE 32nd AVENUE DIVERSION. YOU CAN SEE IT RUNS UNDER HIGHWAY 99 IN SOUTH SURREY. THEY FOUND THIS MANGLED CAR. WHEN OFFICERS WERE CLOSER THEY SAW THREE INSIDE THAT WERE ALREADY DEAD. THAT’S WHEN THE INTEGRATED HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION TEAM CAME IN. IT’S LOOKING INTO A SECOND SCENE OF INTEREST BUT WON’T SPECIFY WHERE IT IS. THEY DON’T THINK THERE’S A RISK TO PUBLIC, TRYING TO CONTACT THE FAMILIES AND, DON’T THINK IT’S LINKED TO GANGS, AT LEAST FOR NOW. >>WHEN OFFICERS ATTENDED THE SCENE WHEN THEY SERVED THE OVERALL SCENE, INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF THE VEHICLE SOMETHING WASN’T RIGHT. THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE DEATHS OF THE OUMENTS WERE SUSPICIOUS. THAT’S WHY WE WERE CALLED. >>EVEN THOUGH POLICE WON’T SPECIFY THE SECOND SCENE. NEIGHBOURS TOLD CBC NEWS THERE’S A MASSIVE POLICE PRESENCE ON 35TH AVENUE NOT VERY FAR FROM THE CRASH. AGAIN, POLICE NOT CONFIRMING IT’S ACTIVE IT’S LINKED NOW. THE DIVERSION CLOSED THIS EVENING BETWEEN 152 AND KING GEORGE AND HIGHWAY 99 SOUTHBOUND EXIT 8B. IT’S A VERY BUSY TRAFFIC SPOT. >>I DIDN’T SEE ANYTHING. JUST THE AFTERMATH. >>THERE WERE CARS ON EITHER SIDE AND A BUNCH OF CRAP IN THE MIDDLE. >>WHAT WENT THROUGH YOUR MIND WHEN YOU SAW THAT. >>BETTER TURN AROUND. >>Reporter: WE HAVE A REPORTER HEADING TO THE SCENE AT 35TH AVENUE AND WILL BRING YOU MORE ON THE PROGRAM TONIGHT AND AT 11. MIKE >>Mike: DAN BURRITT REPORTING. THANKS. >>> TO ANOTHER ACCIDENT, ONE THAT KILLED A 13-YEAR-OLD COQUITLAM GIRL AND SERIOUSLY INJURED A SIX-YEAR-OLD BOY. LIEN YEUNG IS AT THE SCENE. LIEN THERE’S A MEMORIAL GROWING NOW. >>Reporter: THAT’S RIGHT, MIKE. MOMENTS AGO A TEENAGER CAME BY AND DROPPED OFF FLOWERS. SHE WROTE A CARD AND SAID I DON’T NEED TO KNOW TO KNOW IT WAS A LIFE LOST TOO SOON. BALLOONS AND PLUSH RABBIT. AND YOU CAN SEE ON THE GROUND BROKEN PIECES OF TAILLIGHTS. A DODGE CHARGER WAS COMING DOWN MARINER WAY TO MAKE A LEFT AND A BLACK BMW WAS IN THIS OPPOSITE DIRECTION. THEY COLLIDED AND THE BLACK BWM SPUN OUT HITTING THE KIDS. THE THE AFTERMATH, A BLACK BMW CRUSHED. DOZENS OF FIRST RESPONDERS ON SITE DOING WHAT THEY CAN TO HELP FIVE VICTIMS, JUST SCHOOL AGED CHILDREN. >>THREE GIRLS AGE 17, 13, AND 10 AND TWO BOYS AGED 11 AND 6. TWO OF THE CHILDREN WERE RUSHED TO HOSPITAL WHERE THE 13-YEAR-OLD GIRL TRAGICALLY SUCCUMBED TO HER INJURIES. >>Reporter: THE KIDS WERE STANDING ON THE TRAFFIC ISLAND DOING WHAT KIDS DO IN SPRING BREAK. >>WHAT WHAT I UNDERSTAND THEY WERE HEADING TO HICKEY PARK. AND SO THEY WERE JUST WAITING ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD IN WHAT THEY THOUGHT WAS A SAFE PLACE. I THOUGHT IT WAS A SAFE PLACE TOO.>>Reporter: AT THE HOME RIGHT NEXT TO THE CRASH IS MARIO, HE RAN OUT AND CALLED 911. TODAY HE WAS STILL SHAKEN BY WHAT HE’D SEEN. >>IT’S HORRIBLE. IT’S HORRIBLE TO SEE. YOU KNOW JUST THE YOUNG LITTLE KIDS LAYING ON THE FLOOR. >>Reporter: OTHERS HEARD THE CRASH AND THEN SCREAMS THEY SAY WILL BE HARD TO FORGET. >>THERE WERE PARAMEDICS SCREAMING, LET’S GO, LET’S GO. BECAUSE THE LADY OR MAN WHO IT WAS ON THE GROUND DOING COMPRESSIONS. >>Reporter: BOTH NEIGHBOURS AND POLICE CALLING FOR SAFETY MEASURES AT WHAT IS AN INCREASINGLY DANGEROUS INTERSECTION DESPITE POLICE ENFORCEMENT. >>THEY ARE DOING IT BUT IT’S NOT IMPROVING THINGS, I’M NOT NOTICE AING CHANGE. >>JUST THE HILL. IT’S SO STEEP. PEOPLE FLY DOWN THE HILL. THEY HAVE TO SLOW DOWN. >>Reporter: THE CITY OF COQUITLAM SAYS THE INTERSECTION WAS NOT ON THE RADAR AS IT HAS LOWER COLLISION RATES THAN OTHER INTERSECTIONS. HOWEVER, SPEED IS GROWING CONCERN THROUGHOUT THE CITY. AFTER WHAT HAPPENED YESTERDAY IT WILL DO AN INVESTIGATION ALONG WITH MOUNTIES. >>WE WILL LOOK AT MEASURES TO IMPROVE SAFETY AT THE INTERSECTION. THAT COULD BE SIGHT LINES. IT COULD BE A DEDICATED LEFT TURN SIGNALS. WE CAN LOOK AT SIGNAL TIMING. MAYBE IT NEEDS A LONGER YELLOW. >>Reporter: RCMP SAID IMPAIRMENT AND DISTRACTED DRIVING WEREN’T FACTORS IN THIS CRASH. BUT IT WILL BE LOOKING AT SPEED. NOW, THE 13-YEAR-OLD IS BELIEVED TO BE A LOCAL COQUITLAM GIRL. THE SIX-YEAR-OLD BOY IS STILL BELIEVED IN HOSPITAL TONIGHT WITH SERIOUS INJURIES. RCMP NOW ASKING ANYONE WHO HAS ANY INFORMATION OR DASHCAM VIDEO TO CONTACT THEM. MIKE.>>Mike: LIEN YEUNG LIVE IN COQUITLAM TONIGHT.>>> WELL, WE ARE ONE STEP CLOSER TO RIDE-HAILING IN B.C. APPEAR LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE FINALLY MADE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GOVERNMENT. IT IS OUR PROVINCIAL AFFAIRS REPORTER TANYA FLETCHER REPORTS, IT’S UNCLEAR WHEN COMPANIES LIKE UBER AND LYFT WILL BE ALLOWED TO OPERATE HERE. >>Reporter: THE CLOCK CONTINUES TO TICK ON THE RIDESHARING FILE. NOW A REPORT ON A COMMITTEE FROM NINE MLAS FROM ALL THREE PARTIES. IT RECOMMENDS NUTS BOLTS AND NO CAP ON FLEET SIZES, NO GEOGRAPHIC BOUNDARIES AND UNDERCUTTING OF PUBLIC TRANSIT PRICES. RATES MUST BE DISCLOSED AHEAD OF TIME ON THE APP AND CLASS FIVE DRIVER’S LICENSE IS A REQUIREMENT. UBER AGREES AND PUSHES FOR A STANDARD LICENSE. THE COMPANY ALLOWS A CLASS 5 OR EQUIVALENT AS LONG AS THE DRIVER PASSES STRICT ANNUAL SAFETY CHECKS. THE TRANSPORTATION MINISTER ALREADY VETOED IT SAYING THEY WILL NOT BUDGE ON REQUIRING A CLASS 4. >>CLASS 4 IS COMMERCIAL LICENSE. IF PEOPLE ARE EARNING MONEY DRIVING FROM POINT A TO POINT B THEY SHOULD BE PREPARED TO MAKE THE INVESTMENT. PEOPLE’S SAFETY IS NUMBER ONE. AND I’VE HEARD FROM BRITISH COLUMBIANS THAT, YES, THEY WANT APP BASED RIDE-HAILING. THEY WANT IT NOW BUT ARE ALSO CONCERNED ABOUT SAFETY. >>Reporter: THE NDP INSISTS THE TIMELINE IS ON TRACK TO ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM COMPANIES IN REVIEW IN SEPTEMBER. THE OPPOSITION CLAIMS THERE’S NO WAY A 2019 ROLLOUT IS POSSIBLE. >>ONLY IF THEY ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATIONS AND MOVE FORWARD WITH THE NO CAPS, BOUNDARIES AND CLASS 5 WILL YOU SEE RIDE-HAILING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA AT ALL. AND IN OUR ESTIMATION THAT’S NOT EVEN POSSIBLE BUZZ OF THE DELAYS UP ‘TIL NOW AND THE COMMITTEE AGREED BECAUSE OF THE DELAYS UP TO NOW IT’S NOT REALISTIC TO EXPECT IT HERE BEFORE CHRISTMAS.>>Reporter: SHE SAYS BRITISH COLUMBIANS SHOULDN’T EXPECT LYFT AND UBER BEFORE SPRING 2020. NOT SO SAYS THE PREMIER. HE ACCUSES THE I LIBERALS OF POLITICS. >>FORGIVE IF I DON’T BELIEVE THE MONGERING. I’M CONFIDENT RIDE-HAILING WILL BE HERE 2019. >>Reporter: CUE THE THIRD PARTY OPINION FROM B.C. GREENS I THINK THERE ARE A LOT OF OBSTACLES TO OVERCOME. WHAT I DON’T KNOW WHAT KIND OF RESOURCES THE GOVERNMENT IS WILLING TO PUT BEHIND TO MAKE SURE THIS HAPPENS. IT’S HAZARDOUS TO SAY YES OR NO.>>Reporter: SO THE REPORTS RECOMMENDATIONS ARE LEFT IN THE HANDS OF A GOVERNMENT FACING MOUNTING PRESSURE TO DELIVER ON A PROMISE THAT’S BEEN YEARS IN THE MAKING. TANYA FLETCHER, CBC NEWS, VICTORIA.>>Mike: RESIDENTS OF PORT COQUITLAM HAVE THE SAY ON THE PLANS TO TIGHTEN UP RULES ON RENOVATIONS. VOTING TO AMEND THE APPLAUSE TO ADDRESS THE PROBLEM. AFTER 100 TENANTS RECEIVED EVICTIONS NOTICE FOR UPGRADES THAT ARE NOT REALLY NECESSARY AND WONDER WHAT HAPPENS TO THEM IN THE TIGHT HOUSING MARKET.>>WE’RE TIRED. I’M ON A LIMITED INCOME, FIXED INCOME. MY INCOME COMING IN BASICALLY PAYS RENT AND LIVING EXPENSES WITH NOTHING LEFTOVER. ED I BEEN FORCED TO MOVE AND SEEK ACCOMMODATION TWICE THE RATE I AM PAYING I HAVE NOTHING LEFT AT ALL. THAT WOULD BE IT. MY INCOME BASICALLY WOULD BE EATEN UP WITH RENT >>Mike: WE REACHED OUT TO THE COMPANY THAT OWNS THE SITE BUT SO FAR HAVE NOT RECEIVED A RESPONSE. AND AS THE CBC’S TINA LOVGREEN EXPLAINS, WHILE RENTERS APPLAUD THE MOVE BY MUNICIPALITIES THEY’RE WONDERING WHY THE PROVINCE IS NOT DOING MORE TO PROTECT RENTERS. >>SO I LIVED IN THIS APARTMENT HERE.>>Reporter: THIS CORNER UNIT ON THE SECOND FLOOR WAS SUE’S HOME FOR 17 YEARS. UNTIL HER LANDLORD INSISTED THE BUILDING NEEDED RENOVATIONS AND EVICTED THE TENANTS LAST AUGUST.>>THEY TOLD US WE HAD TO GET OUT. IT WAS A BIG RUSH.>>Reporter: SHE SAYS NOW THE BUILDING SITS EMPTY. SHE HAS A NEW PLACE, BUT SOME OLD NEIGHBOURS HAVEN’T BEEN SO LUCKY. >>I HAVE A COUPLE SENIORS, WHO LIVED IN THE BUILDING 38 YEARS. AND THEY ARE STILL LOOKING FOR A PLACE AND STAYING WITH A FRIEND.>>Reporter: SHE SAYS SHE CAN’T HELP BUT WONDER IF THINGS WOULD HAVE PLAYED OUT DIFFERENTLY IF BYLAWS LIKE THE ONE PAST IN NEW WESTMINSTER LAST MONTH WERE IN PLACE. IN THE LAST TWO YEARS 315 TENANTS WERE REN- — THE FIRST WITH A BYLAW TO TARGET THE OWNERS WHO BREAK RULES. >>PROPERTY OWNER HAS TWO CHOICES. EITHER RELOCATE THE COMPANY NO A COMPARABLE UNIT WITHIN THEIR BUILDING OR ANOTHER OF THEIR BUILDINGS AT THE SAME RATE. >>Reporter: IF NOT LANDLORDS COULD BE FINED UP TO $1,000 A DAY. THEIR BUSINESS LICENSES REVOKED. NOW THE CITY SOPH PORT COQUITLAM IS LOOKING TO ADOPT A SIMILAR MODEL AFTER 100 TENANTS FROM A 50-YEAR-OLD RENTAL BUILDING WERE HANDED EVICTION NOTICES, SOME LIVING THERE 30 YEARS. >>IT’S EXACTLY WHAT’S NEEDED. TENANTS NEED TO BE RESPECTED. THESE ARE OUR HOMES. >>Reporter: SHE APPLAUDS THE MOVE, SHE SAYS THE PROVINCE IS NOT DOING ENOUGH TO PROTECT RENTERS. LAST DECEMBER THE PROVINCE’S HOUSING RENTAL TASK FORCE MADE 23 RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW TO IMPROVE B.C.’S RENTAL MARKET. AT THE TOP OF THE LIST, STOPPING THE RENO VAGUS EVICTIONS. STILL NOTHING. MINISTER OF HOUSING. >>THE RENTAL RECOMMENDATION ISES REVIEWED AS WE SPEAK. >>Reporter: TOO LATE FOR THOSE ALREADY EVICTED AND TOO SLOW FOR THOSE FACING EVICTIONS NOW. TINA LOVGREEN, CBC NEWS, VANCOUVER. [ ♪♪♪ ]>>Mike: AND OUR FIRST LOOK AT THE FORECAST OF A DECENT DAY.>>CERTAINLY DID. ON AND OFF SUNSHINE THROUGHOUT THE DAY. NOT A WHOLE LOT IN RAINFUL. TEMPERATURES PEEKED AT 13. WITH THE EXTRA SUNSHINE WE HAD SEEN. CLOUD COVER PRETTY MUCH CLEARING OUT AT THIS POINT. IN BEHIND IT HIGH PRESSURE. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE BUT BUILDING IN. AND YOU’RE GOING TO SEE BASICALLY RIGHT ACROSS SOUTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA WE’RE LOOKING AT GENERALLY CLEAR SKIES. LITTLE BIT OF WET SNOWFALL IN HIGHER ELEVATIONINGS THROUGH TONIGHT AND TOMORROW MORNING. BUT BY THE AFTERNOON PRETTY MUCH CLEARING OUT FOR JUST ABOUT EVERYBODY. TEMPERATURE WISE, BACK UP ABOVE SEASONAL ONCE AGAIN. NOW, TONIGHT DOWN TO 5°. LIGHT WINDS, 6 FOR TOMORROW MORNING. SUNSHINE AND 14 FOR TOMORROW AFTERNOON. BUT THAT’S NOT THE END OF IT. LOTS MORE OF THAT TO COME THROUGHOUT THE REST OF THE WEEK. WE’LL HAVE THE FULL FORECAST COMING UP IN A BIT >>Mike: OKAY. NICK, THANKS, WE’LL TALK IN A BIT. >>YOU BET>>Mike: AN UPDATE ON A STORY THAT TURNED STOMACHS OVER THE HOLIDAYS. YOU MAY RECALL A DEAD RAT IN CRAB PARK CROWDERY. HEALTH AUTHORITIES SAY THE SOUP WAS UNFIT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. COCKROACHES AND OTHER RODENTS WERE VISIBLE. THEY VISITED OFF SITE COMMERCIAL KITCHEN WHERE THE CHOWDER WAS PREPARED. CBC NEWS OBTAINED THE REPORT THROUGH A FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST. THE INSPECTOR SHUTDOWN THE KITCHEN BUT IT WAS ALLOWED TO REOPEN THE NEXT DAY. CRAB PARK CHOWDERY ANNOUNCED IT WAS CLOSING FOR GOOD IN JANUARY.>>> A LOCAL SEAPLANE COMPANY IS AIMING TO BE THE FIRST IN NORTH AMERICA TO ELECTRICALLY POWER THE FLEET. HARBOUR AIR FOUNDER PLANS TO OFFER FIRST FLIGHTS IN 2021. >>HUGE STEP FORWARD. WE BASICALLY WOULD ELIMINATE ALL CARBON BURN COMPLETELY AND THEN REDUCING OUR FOOTPRINT TO A FRACTION OF WHAT WE HAVE FOR NOISE.>>Mike: THE INITIAL PLAN IS TO CONVERT SOME OF HARBOUR AIR’S SIX-SEAT PASSENGER PLANES FOR TESTING. IT’S PARTNERING WITH MAGNIX. A WASHINGTON STATE BASE FIRM THAT DEVELOPED AN ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM. >>HARBOUR AIR FOR YEARS HAVE BEEN FORWARD LEADING WHEN IT COMES TO THAT. BEING CARBON NEUTRAL, PROVIDING BETTER SERVICES FOR CUSTOMERS, AND ET CETERA. WE’RE ABOUT ELECTRICAL AND CONNECTING COMMUNITIES IN A CLEAN EFFICIENT WAY. IT’S A NATURAL FIT TO FOUND EACH OTHER AND GOT TOGETHER >>Mike: SAFETY REGULATIONS NEED TO BE SORTED OUT. BUT THE COMPANIES EXPECT TO CONDUCT THE FIRST TESTS THIS NOVEMBER. >>> IF YOU MISSED ANY OF TODAY’S STORIES YOU CAN STREAM THE NEWSCAST LIVE AND ON DEMAND. PLENTY OF OPTIONS FOR YOU. OUR WEBSITE cbc.ca/BC AND ON FACEBOOK, YOUTUBE, AND TWITTER. NEED A REASON TO TUNE IN ONLINE, THE LIVE STREAMS ARE COMMERCIAL FREE AND WE USE THE BREAKS TO SHARE STORIES WE DON’T HAVE TIME FOR IN NORMALLY SCHEDULED TV SEGMENTS. >>> DESPITE AGREEMENT IN LIBERAL RANKS ON HOW TO HANDLE THE SNC-LAVALIN AFFAIR, JUSTIN TRUDEAU SAYS HIS PARTY IS UNITED. THE LATEST DRAMA FROM OTTAWA COMING UP. [ ♪♪♪ ] >>Mike: IF YOU’RE WATCHING ON FACEBOOK OR YOUTUBE TONIGHT, A SURPRISING NEW TWIST TODAY IN THE CASE OF “EMPIRE” ACTOR JUSSIE SMOLLETT. HE HAD BEEN ACCUSED OF STAGING A FAKE HATE CRIME ATTACK AS YOU RECALL IN JANUARY. TODAY PROSECUTORS IN CHICAGO DROPPED ALL CHARGES AGAINST HIM. CBC WITH THE DETAILS AND REACTION.>>Reporter: IT’S A DECISION THAT HAS RAISED MORE QUESTIONS THAN IT HAS ANSWERED. AFTER RECEIVING WORD THAT ALL CRIMINAL CHARGES HAVE BEEN DROPPED AGAINST HIM, ACTOR JUSSIE SMOLLETT HAD THIS TO SAY.>>I’VE BEEN TRUTHFUL AND CONSISTENT ON EVERY SINGLE LEVEL SINCE DAY ONE. I WOULD NOT BE MY MOTHER’S SON IF I WAS CAPABLE OF ONE DROP OF WHAT I WAS ACCUSED OF. THIS HAS BEEN AN INCREDIBLY DIFFICULT TIME. HONESTLY, ONE OF THE WORST OF MY ENTIRE LIFE. BUT I AM A MAN OF FAITH, AND I AM A MAN THAT HAS KNOWLEDGE OF MY HISTORY. I WOULD NOT BRING MY FAMILY, OUR LIVES, OR THE MOVEMENT THROUGH A FIRE LIKE THIS. I JUST WOULDN’T.>>Reporter: THE STORY TOOK ANOTHER TWIST WHEN A PRESS CONFERENCE WAS HELD BY THE CHICAGO POLICE DEPARTMENT AND MAYOR, WHO WAS OPENLY IN — TO DROP THE CHARGES AGAINST SMOLLETT. >>THIS IS AN UNBELIEVABLE, NOT JUST WHITE WASH JUSTICE, THIS IS A PERSON NOW LET OFF SCOT-FREE WITHOUT ACCOUNTABLE OF THE MORAL AND ETHICAL WRONG OF HIS ACTIONS. >>Reporter: IT’S NOTE WORTHY SMOLLETT GAVE UP THE $10,000 HE POSTED FOR BAIL. WHEN HIS ATTORNEY WAS ASKED WHY HE DID THAT. HERE’S THE REASON SHE GAVE. >>JUSSIE VOLUNTARILY AGREED TO THE FORFEITURE OF THE BOND. THAT DECISION WAS MADE SO THAT HE COULD GO ON WITH HIS LIFE AND GET THIS OVER WITH AND NOT HAVE TO FIGHT AND CONTINUE WITH ALL OF THE DISRUPTION TO HIS CAREER.>>Reporter: BUT DOES HE HAVE A CAREER TO GO BACK TO? AMIDst CONTROVERSY FINAL OF “EMPIRE” EDITED OUT. A WEEK AGO CASS MATES OPENLY SHARED OF BEING CONFUSE ANDED HURT BY THE SITUATION INCLUDING DIRECTOR LEE DANIELS. >>WE HAVE, ME AND MY CAST, HAVE EXPERIENCED PAIN AND ANGER. AND SADNESS. AND FRUSTRATION. AND REALLY DON’T KNOW HOW TO DEAL WITH IT. >>Reporter: FOR NOW IT SEEMS THE CONFUSION OVER WHAT REALLY HAPPENED AND WHO EXACTLY IS RESPONSIBLE CONTINUES. CBC NEWS, TORONTO.>>Mike: AND FOR A DEEPER DIVE ON THE STORY INCLUDING MORE REACTION AND SMOLLETT’S FULL STATEMENT, YOU CAN VISIT ONLINE cbc.ca/INTERENTERTAINMENT.>>> WE WILL BACK WITH THE STORY ON THE DISRUPTIONS FOR TRAVELLINGERS OR FERRIES TODAY AND HEADLINES ON WHAT HAPPENED TODAY ON PARLIAMENT HILL. STAY WITH US. IN A COUPLE OF SECONDS. [ ♪♪♪ ] [ ♪♪♪ ] >>Mike: TO OTTAWA NOW WHERE THE LIBERALS MANAGED TO PREVENT NEW HEARINGS ON THE SNC-LAVALIN AFFAIR. BUT ONE OF THEIR OWN MP NATTIAL EFFECTIN SMITH IS NOT TOWING THE PARTY LINE. WHAT IT COULD MEAN GOING FORWARD. >>Reporter: THE ISSUE MOVED TO A NEW COMMITTEE E STANDING COMMITTEE ON ETHICS AND PRIVACY AND ETHICS. >>Reporter: WITH SOME NEW FACES BUT BASICALLY THE SAME ARGUMENTS. >>CANADIANS DESERVE THE FULL TRUTH. >>LIBERALS ARE USING POWER TO SILENCE THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL AND PRESIDENT OF THE TREASURY BOARD. >>PUT UP OR COVERUP. >>Reporter: ESSENTIALLY THE SAME RESULTS. >>WE’RE GOING TO THE VOTE.>>OKAY. >>MR. ERSKINE SMITH. >>NO. >>Reporter: VOTING AGAINST THE NOT BECAUSE THEY OPPOSE IT RATHER ARGUING IT’S PREMATURE. JODY WILSON-RAYBOULD IS SENDING WRITTEN TESTIMONY TO THE JUSTICE COMMITTEE, THE ONLY COMMITTEE COVERED BY THE WAIVER OF CONFIDENTIAL AND SOLICITOR-CLIENT PRIVILEGE. JODY WILSON-RAYBOULD AND JANE PHILPOTT BOTH SAY THEY WON’T VIOLATE THE THE OATHS OF SECRECY. THERE’S LITTLE POINT TO TESTIFY HERE. >>THEY’RE NOT GOING BE ABLE TO TO SAY ANYTHING TO THE COMMITTEE BECAUSE OF THE OATHS AND THE WAIVER DOES NOT APPLY. >>IF THE PRIME MINISTER GIVES THE PERMISSION, ALL THE DEBATES GO AWAY. >>Reporter: THE PRIME MINISTER HAS NOT GIVEN THE PERMISSION AND GIVEN EVERY INDICATION HE WON’T. IT BRINGS IT TO A STANDOFF. TRUDEAU WON’T BUDGE AND THE FORMER MINISTERS CAN’T SPEAK FREELY BUT SUGGEST THEY HAVE MUCH MORE TO TELL IRK THIS IS SEVEN WEEKS OF TORTURE FOR LIBERALS. EVERY SINGLE DAY THE STORY CHANGES AND BECOMES WORSE. >>Reporter: FOR DAYS NOW A STREAM OF LIBERAL MPs ARGUED PHILPOTT AND WILSON-RAYBOULD CAN USE PARLIAMENTARY PRIVILEGE TO OVERRIDE OATHS OF SECRECY AND TELL THEIR STORY. >>I DON’T THINK WE ARE AS LIBERALS UNITED ON THIS FRONT. >>Reporter: ERSKINE SMITH SAYS SHE SHOULDN’T FORCED TO EXTREME MEASURES. HE SAYS THE PRIME MINISTER SHOULD BUDGE. >>YES, TO GET AT THE TRUTH THERE SHOULD BE A BROADENING OF THE WAIVER. >>Reporter: THAT’S ONE LIBERAL’S VIEW. THE OTHERS ON THE COMMITTEE EITHER DISAGREE OR LEFT WITHOUT ANSWERING THE QUESTION. DAVID COCHRANE, CBC NEWS, OTTAWA.>>Mike: CANADA’S ROCKY RELATIONSHIP WITH CHINA HIT ANOTHER BUMP TODAY. BEIJING HAS NOW BLOCKED CANOLA IMPORTS FROM A SECOND CANADIAN ECONOMY VITERRA, OVER ALLEGED CONTAMINATION BY PESTS. THE PRIME MINISTER IS TAKE ITTING THE ISSUE VERY SERIOUSLY, CONSIDERING SENDING A HIGH LEVEL DELEGATION TO CHINA TO TRY TO RESOLVE THE SITUATION. >>Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau: WE KNOW THAT CANOLA PRODUCED HERE IN CANADA IS TOP QUALITY AND THE OVERSIGHT INSPECTION AND SCIENCE THAT SURROUNDS WHAT WE DO HERE IS TOP NOTCH AND WORLD CLASS.>>Mike: TRUDEAU ACKNOWLEDGED DIPLOMATIC ISSUES BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES, BUT DID NOT DIRECTLY CONNECT THEM TO WHAT IS WIDELY SUSPECTED, CHINESE RETALIATION FOR CANADA’S ARREST OF HUAWEI CFO MENG WANZHOU ON BEHALF OF THE UNITED STATES. RICHARDSON WAS THE FIRST CANOLA COMPANY TO BE BLOCKED. THAT WAS EARLIER THIS MONTH. CANADIAN FARMERS SELL ABOUT 40% OF THEIR CANOLA OIL AND SEEDS TO CHINA, WORTH MORE THAN $2 BILLION.>>> WELL, VERY GOOD NEWS FOR CANADIANS SHOPPING FOR A MORTGAGE TONIGHT. BANKS AND LENDERS ARE DROPPING THEIR RATES. FIXED RATE MORTGAGES TUMBLED IN RECENT WEEKS TIED TO YIELDS ON FIVE-YEAR GOVERNMENT BONDS THAT BANKS AND OTHER LENDERS DEPEND ON. IT MAYBE POSITIVE SHOPPING FOR A MORTGAGE. IT’S NOT GREAT FOR THE ECONOMY. IN THE LONG TERM CHANGES NOTICE BOND MARKET BOTH AND HERE AND THE U.S. COULD SIGNAL A COMING RECESSION. [ ♪♪♪ ] >>Mike: THE BOEING 737 MAX 8 GROUNDED AFTER TWO DEADLY CRASHES, NOW IT TURNS OUT THE PILOTS MAY NOT HAVE ACCESS TO A KEY PIECE OF INFORMATION ABOUT THE PLANES THEY WERE FLYING. MORE ON THAT NEXT. [ ♪♪♪ ]. >>Mike: SOME OF THE STORIES WE’RE FOLLOWING TONIGHT ON CBC VANCOUVER NEWS. >>I DIDN’T HEAR ANYTHING. I JUST SAW THE AFTERMATH. THE DEBRIS EVERYWHERE AND CARS TRYING TO MAKE A U-TURN TO GET OUT OF THERE >>Mike: A DEADLY CRASH IN SOUTH SURREY. JUST ONE CAR INVOLVED. THE POLICE SHOWED UP THIS MORNING, ALL THREE PEOPLE WERE DEAD. HOMICIDE INVESTIGATORS HAVE NOW BEEN CALLED IN.>>I KNOW THE 15-YEAR-OLD GIRL THAT SUCCUMBED TO HER INJURIES, THAT DIED, SHE WAS A LOCAL COQUITLAM GIRL. >>Mike: THE GIRL ONE OF FIVE CHILDREN WAITING ON A TRAFFIC ISLAND YESTERDAY AFTERNOON IN COQUITLAM. KILLED WHEN A CAR IN TWO-VEHICLE CRASH SPUN ON THE ISLAND. A SIX-YEAR-OLD BOY WAS TAKEN TO HOSPITAL WITH SERIOUS INJURIES. >>THIS WOMAN COMES OVER THE ANNOUNCER OR SPEAKERS AND SAYS BRACE, BRACE, BRACE. THEN REPEATS IT. BRACE FOR IMPACT. YOU’RE KIND OF LIKE, WHAT? AND ALL OF A SUDDEN, BAM.>>Mike: THAT BAM WAS THE QUEEN OF SURREY HITTING THE DOCK THIS MORNING AT LANGDALE TERMINAL. PASSENGERS WERE STUCK OP THE FERRY ALL DAY. AND THE SERVICE RESUMED A SHORT TIME AGO. THE VESSEL JUST FINISHED A MAJOR RETROFIT. >>> PILOT TRAINING OP THE BOEING 737 MAX 8 UNDER THE MICROSCOPE AFTER THEY WERE NOT TOLD ABOUT NEW ANTI-STALL SOFTWARE. CBC NEWS HAS A COPY OF THE BOEING 737 MAX 8 FLIGHT MANUAL. WHAT’S NOT IN IT IS RAISING TROUBLING QUESTIONS.>>Reporter: SHORTLY AFTER TAKING OFF FROM JAKARTA LAST OCTOBER, A LION AIR BOEING 737 MAX 8 STARTED TO BEHAVE ERRATICALLY. PILOTS FLIPPED THROUGH THE MANUAL TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO REGAIN CONTROL, BUT THE MANUAL WOULD BE OF LITTLE HELP. THE BRAND NEW AIRPLANE CRASHED KILLING ALL 189 PASSENGERS AND CREW. INVESTIGATORS SUSPECT A NEW SOFTWARE CALL M KAT CONTRIBUTED TO THE TRAGEDY THE SYSTEM IS DESIGN TO FORCE THE PLANE TO PITCH DOWN IF IT THINKS THE AIRCRAFT IS ABOUT TO STALL. IN LION AIR A WRONG SIGNAL PROMPTING IT TO KICK IN REPEATEDLY PROMPTING EFFORTS TO BRING THE NOSE BACK UP. CBC NEWS OBTAINED A COPY OF THE FRIGHT CREW MAN SKWOUFLT 737 MAX. WHAT’S SHOCKING MANY IN THE INDUSTRY IS WHAT IS NOT IN IT. NOT A SINGLE MENTION IN THE BODY OF THE MANUAL. LEAVING SOME PILOTS FUMING. I’M LEFT TO WONDER WHAT ELSE DON’T I KNOW. THE FLIGHT MANUAL INADEQUATE AND ALMOST CRIMINALLY INSUFFICIENT WROTE A PILOT IN A REPORT TO A U.S. GOVERNMENT SAFETY DATABASE.>>IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN IN THERE BECAUSE THE SYSTEM IS CRITICAL TO THE SAFETY OF THE FLIGHT.>>Reporter: RETIRED PILOT REMAINED HALL FLEW FOR AIR CANADA 36 YEARS AND IS NOW PRACTICING AVIATION LAW IN VANCOUVER. >>THE PILOT OUGHT TO HAVE KNOWN THAT IT WAS THERE. OUGHT TO HAVE BEEN ABLE TO RECOGNIZE WHEN IT’S IMPLEMENTED AND OUGHT TO BE ABLE TO RESPOND EFFECTIVELY. >>Reporter: WE DID FIND EXACTLY ONE MENTION OF MCAS IN THE MANUAL, IN THE GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS. WHY IN THE GLOSSARY WITHOUT ANYWHERE ELSE WE ASKED BEAUING BUT GOT NO ANSWER. >>THE FAIRLY OBVIOUS CONCLUSION IS BROADER EXPLANATION OF MCAS WAS IN A DIFFERENT MANUAL AND SOMEWHERE ON THE WAY ENDED UP ON THE CUTTING FLOOR. >>Reporter: AVIATION CONSULTANT SAYS BOEING FACING STIFF COMPETITION FROM AIRBUS MAY HAVE LOOKED TO REDUCE TRAINING COSTS FROM THE AIRLINES SWITCHING FROM THE 737 MODEL. >>THE LIKELY REASON FOR THE MCAS NOT MENTIONED IN THE MANUAL IS TO PREVENT IT HAVING TO BE IN 737 MAX TRANSITION TRAINING IN TURN SAVING OPERATORS TRAINING COSTS.>>Reporter: IN AN EMAILED RESPONSE TO CBC NEWS, BOEING DIDN’T DENY THERE WERE NO REFERENCES TO MCAS IN THE BODY OF THE MANUAL. THE RELEVANT FUNCTIONS WERE DESCRIBED IN THE MANUAL IN THAT MEDIA REPORTS THAT WE INTENTIONALLY WITHHELD INFORMATION FROM FUNCTIONALITY ARE SIMPLY UNTRUE. BOEING IS NOW FACING A CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION IN THE U.S. INVESTIGATORS HAVE REPORTEDLY REQUESTED INFORMATION FROM BOEING ABOUT SAFETY PROCEDURES, INCLUDING WHAT IS IN THOSE MANUALS. CBC NEWS, VANCOUVER. [ ♪♪♪ ] >>Mike: 6:32. TUESDAY NIGHT. BURNABY OFF IN THE DISTANCE THERE, LOOKING TO THE EAST. WELL, THE SUN IS OUT AS YOU CAN SEE. HOW LONG WILL IT STICK AROUND. NICK’S FORECAST, COMING UP [ ♪♪♪ ]>>Mike: NICK CZERNKOVICH BACK WITH THE FULL FORECAST. NICK A BEAUTIFUL NIGHT ON THE SOUTH COAST. >>Nick: YEAH, CERTAINLY TURNED OUT THAT WAY. RAINFALL IN THE MORNING HOURS, BUT PRETTY MUCH TAPERED OFF BY THE LATE MORNING AND ON AND OFF CLOUD COVER. LOTS OF SUNSHINE WHICH HELPED TEMPERATURES ACTUALLY BUMP UP TO 13° TODAY. IF YOU’RE SEEING THE CLOUD COVER, IT’S NOT GOING TO LAST LONG. THERE’S A LOOK AT THE RADAR. THE ENTIRE SYSTEM WEAKENING AND FIZZLING OUT. WITH IT NOT MUCH TO SPEAK OF IN TERMS OF PRECIPITATION. ENVIRONMENT CANADA ISSUING A COUPLE OF SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENTS FOR SPECIAL AIR QUALITY STATEMENTS I SHOULD SAY. BUCKLEY VALLEY AND EAST COLUMBIA A ROAD DUST ADVISORY AND A DUST ADVISORY. ESSENTIALLY SAYING UNTIL IT RAINS, THERE’S A LOT OF DUST THAT’S GOING TO BE KICKED UP WHICH COULD MAKE FOR POOR AIR QUALITY IN THE REGIONS. IT SHOWS YOU HOW DRY IT IS NOW. NOT GETTING MUCH HELP IN TERMS OF FROM MOTHER NATURE. WE’RE REALLY NOT LOOKING AT ANY PRECIPITATION IN THE NEXT WHILE, NOT UNTIL THE WEEKEND WE SEE IT T LOOK AT THE TIME STAMP FOR TOMORROW MORNING. SUNSHINE IN THE FORECAST. BY THE TIME WE HIT THE AFTERNOON, MORE IN THE WAY OF SUNSHINE. MOST WE SEE IS CLOUD COVER THURSDAY MORNING. THAT WILL BE SHORT LIVED AS WELL. NOT SEEING ANY PRECIPITATION WITH THIS. JUST A BIT OF MORNING CLOUD COVER BUT IT CLEARS OUT THURSDAY AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES TODAY 13° THROUGH THE AFTERNOON IN VANCOUVER. 12 RIGHT NOW. 13 DOWN IN KELOWNA. SOME OF THE WARMER PLACES. LOOK AT THE FORECAST THE NEXT 24 HOURS ACROSS THE REGION. FOR THE MOST PART WE’RE LOOKING AT TEMPERATURES HOVERING BETWEEN ABOUT 8 TO 12, 13°. THESE ARE JUST ABOVE THE SEASONAL MARK. AND MOSTLY SUNNY CONDITIONS. I’VE GOT SOME CLOUD COVER FOR WHISTLER, BUT THAT SHOULD CLEAR AS WE MANY OF THROUGH THE LATER AFTERNOON TOMORROW. SAME AROUND SQUAMISH. ABBOTSFORD 17°. 11 TO HOPE, VICTORIA 13°. AND COMOX AS WELL. BIT OF CLOUD COVER, BUT THEN CLEARING OUT AS WE MOVE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. AND THE LONG-RANGE FORECAST MORE IN THE WAY OF SUNSHINE. IN FACT, TEMPERATURES STICK AROUND 13° ACROSS THE BOARD AND ALSO THE SUN AS WELL. LITTLE BIT OF RAIN MOVING IN FOR SUNDAY, THOUGH, AS THE SYSTEM PUSHING IN OFF THE COAST. THAT WILL LAST UNTIL MONDAY AND THEN THINGS CLEAR OUT. NOT A MISTAKE, TEMPERATURES PRETTY MUCH STEADY AROUND 13, 14°. WHICH PUTS US ABOUT 2-3° ABOVE THE SEASONAL MARK. MIKE>>Mike: NOT BAD. KEEP WORK ON SUNDAY, NICK, THANKS. >>Nick: I’LL DO MY BEST. >>Mike: THANKS. >>> ATTACKED BY HER HUSBAND. THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT FAST TRACKED HER REFUGEE APPLICATION. AFTER A BREAK, A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF . >>HI, AIM AMY BELL WHEN THIS IS THE CBC VANCOUVER INBOX. ATTENTION TREASURE HUNTERS. UNRAFFLE THE CLUES AND WIN A LUNCH BLUEBERRIES AND THE AGRICULTURAL ALLIANCES FILLED WITH SECRET ITEMS EVERY DAY THIS WEEK. GET THE DETAILS AT cbc.ca/ AND JOIN GLORIA MACARENKO AT THE INNOVATORS LUNCH. GET INSPIRED AND NETWORK WITH COMMUNITY LEADER FOR A GOOD CAUSE. CHECK US OUT FOR MORE, cbc.ca/BCY>>mike: WHEN WE FIRST HOLD YOU ABOUTBEING SHOT IN THE FACE BY HER HUSBAND IN 2012. SHE CAME TO VANCOUVER AS AN AFGHAN REFUGEE A YEAR AGO. SINCE THEN LAURA LYNCH STAYED IN TOUCH WITH SHAKILA AND HER FAMILY AND UP TO DATE ON THE PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL CHALLENGES. AND MORE HOW SHACKA IS USING DETERMINATION TO BE A CHAMPION FOR OTHERS. >>Reporter: THIS IS THE DAY SHAKILA ZAREEN, HER MOTHER, AND SISTER HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR. [ Speaking in an Alternate Language ]>>Reporter: IT’S JUST MOMENTS BEFORE SHE GOES IN TO SURGERY TO REBUILD HER FACE. THERE IS SO MUCH AT STAKE. [ Speaking in an Alternate Language ]>>Reporter: THE SURGERY POSES RELATIVELY LITTLE RISK, BUT IT’S FRIGHTENINGLY EASY FOR SHAKILA AND HER FAMILY TO RECALL WHAT SHE’S ENDURED. WHAT THEY’VE ALL ENDURED. IT’S BEEN A LONG JOURNEY TO GET HERE. BUT SHAKILA HOPES TODAY MARKS A TURNING POINT IN HER INCREDIBLE STORY OF SURVIVAL AND RESILIENCE. THEY WERE FAST-TRACKED INTO CANADA HAS REFUGEES JUST OVER A YEAR AGO. HER FRACTURED FACE A CONSTANT REMINDER OF THE DANGER SHE LEFT BEHIND. [ Speaking in an Alternate Language ]>>Reporter: SHAKILA HAD TO BE STRONG. FORCED TO MARRY AT 16. HER ABUSIVE HUSBAND SHOT HER IN THE FACE. HER MOTHER HEARD HER SCREAMS THAT NIGHT. [ Speaking in an Alternate Language ]>>Reporter: HER INJURIES WERE HORRIFIC. SHOTGUN FRAGMENTS SHATTERED AND LODGED IN HER HEAD, HALF HER FACE MISSING. [ Sobbing ]>>Reporter: FEARING FOR THEIR LIVES, THEY FLED TO INDIA. [ ♪♪♪ ] >>Reporter: THERE WERE NINE SURGERIES IN THREE YEARS. ALL THE WHILE HER HUSBAND STILL THREATENING TO FIND AND KILL HER. [ Speaking in an Alternate Language ]>>Reporter: IN VANCOUVER, SHE FOUND SAFETY. PULLED OUT OF SCHOOL AS A CHILD, SHE WANTS TO WORK. BUT HER SIGHT IN HER REMAINING EYE IS POOR. >>I’M JUST LOOKING RIGHT NOW. THANK YOU. >>Reporter: AT HER BEDSIDE, A REMINDER OF WHAT SHE’S LOST. [ Speaking in an Alternate Language ]>>HI. HOW ARE YOU? I’M DALE. THIS IS KEVIN. YOU SAW THE X-RAYS. >>Reporter: WITHIN WEEKS OF ARRIVAL SHAKILA MEETS WITH ONE OF VANCOUVER’S TOP PLASTIC SURGEONS, KEVIN BUSH. >>I KNOW YOU HAD QUITE A FEW SURGERIES. DO YOU REMEMBER WHAT THEY WERE?>>Reporter: NOT WANTING TO MISS A WORD, SHE BRINGS AN INTERPRETER. [ Speaking in an Alternate Language ]>>Voice of Translator: THERE WAS FIRST I COULD NOT BREATHE. SO THEY OPENED A HOLE IN ANY THROAT. [ End of Translation ]>>Reporter: THE DAMAGE TO SHAKILA’S FACE SO SEVERE, SURGERIES TURNED TO THE REST OF THE BODY TO REPAIR. >>TOOK WAFFLES FROM YOUR LEG AND HOOKED UP TO BLOOD VESSELS UP HERE? [ Speaking in an Alternate Language ]>>Voice of Translator: YES. [ End of Translation ]>>Reporter: YET THERE’S STILL SO MUCH MORE TO DO.>>COME RIGHT OVER THERE IF YOU WANT. >>Reporter: THE SCARS RUN DEEP. SOME VISIBLE. [ Speaking in an Alternate Language ]>>HOLD ON. OKAY. >>Reporter: SOME UNSEEN. BUT THEY SURFACE IN ONE DEVASTATING QUESTION.>>Voice of Translator: WILL I GET MY FACE BACK? [ End of Translation ]>>YES, YOU KNOW, I THINK WE CAN DO THINGS TO MAKE THINGS BETTER FOR YOU. IF YOU SAID, AM I GOING TO LOOK THE EXACT WAY BEFORE MY INJURY, THAT’S NOT GOING TO BE POSSIBLE. [ ♪♪♪ ] >>OKAY.>>THIS IS REALLY QUICK. JUST ABOUT FIVE MINUTES. >>Reporter: SO THERE’S REALLY NO CHOICE. SHE HAS TO KEEP GOING. IT COULD BE A YEAR BEFORE SURGEONS ARE PREPARED TO DO THE OPERATION. THAT MEANS THERE’S TIME TO ACTUALLY STEP INTO A NEW LIFE. SHE ARRIVED A VICTIM, NOW SHE’S FINDING HER VOICE. [ ♪♪♪ ] >>GOOD MORNING, EVERYBODY. .>>Reporter: SHAKILA HAS BEEN ATTENDING PEER SUPPORT TRAINING GROUP. IT’S FOR WOMEN NEW TO CANADA. IT’S BEEN KEY TO HER GROWING BELIEF IN HERSELF.>>DOES THAT MAKE SENSE. >>MAKES SENSE, THANK YOU. [ Applause ]>>Reporter: IN FACT, TODAY IS GRADUATION DAY. IT’S A PROUD FIRST. BUT MAYBE MORE IMPORTANT ARE ALL THE FRIENDS SHE’S MADE. [ ♪♪♪ ] [ Applause ]>>I AM VERY HAPPY. I FEEL I AM NOT ALONE ANYMORE. [ ♪♪♪ ] >>Reporter: THAT SELF-ASSURANCE PROPELS HER FORWARD. [ Applause ]>>Reporter: SHARING HER STORY.>>DO NOT BE SILENCED IN THE FACE OF VIOLENCE. IT IS UP TO YOU TO FIGHT IT. >>Reporter: A WARRIOR FROM A FAR AWAY LAND WHOSE WEAPONS ARE WORDS INSPIRING CANADIAN WOMEN IN OTTAWA. >>I WOULD NEVER BE QUIET. THANK YOU SO MUCH. [ Applause ] [ ♪♪♪ ] >>NICE TO MEET YOU. >>NICE TO MEET YOU TO. WELCOME TO PARLIAMENT. >>THANK YOU SO MUCH. IT IS BEAUTIFUL. >>Reporter: SHE TAKES HER MESSAGE RIGHT TO THE TOP. >>THIS IS WHERE WE RECEIVE HEADS OF STATE AND THE WALKS THEY DO, THE PRIME MINISTER. >>Reporter: A WOMAN WHO ONCE HAD NO POWER, NOW WALKING CANADA’S HALLS OF POWER.>>THERE’S PRIME MINISTER SHAKILA. [ Laughter ]>>YEAH. [ Speaking in an Alternate Language ]>>Reporter: THE EMOTIONAL HIGHLIGHT, THOUGH, IS MEETING FELLOW AFGHAN REFUGEE NOW CABINET MINISTER MARYAM MONSEF. [ Speaking in an Alternate Language ]>>NICE TO MEET YOU TOO. >>Reporter: THEN THE MAN SHE’S SO EAGER TO SPEAK WITH ARRIVES, AHMED HUSSEN. SHE KNOWS SHE HAS THE SPOTLIGHT AND SEIZES IT. [ Speaking in an Alternate Language ]>>Voice of Translator: SHE’S TALKING ABOUT HER OWN PERSONAL CHALLENGES, RIGHT. SHE’S COME HERE WHETHER IT’S ECONOMIC ISSUES THAT SHE’S EXPERIENCING, SHE HAS DISABILITIES THAT SHE WAS DESCRIBING EARLY.>>Reporter: SHE’S EVEN WILY ENOUGH TO SERVE UP THE MAIN MESSAGE. >>THIS IS FOR YOU. >>Reporter: IN HER OWN WORDS, IN THE FORM OF A GIFT. >>I WANT EVERY WOMEN TO REMEMBER WE’RE NOT VICTIMS. WE’RE SURVIVORS AND SUPER WOMEN POWER TO ALL. [ Applause ]>>THANK YOU. [ ♪♪♪ ] >>Reporter: MEANWHILE, BACK IN VANCOUVER THE MEDICAL TEAMS HAVE BEEN WORKING, PREPARING, AND DR. BUSH IS JUST ABOUT READY. >>OKAY. THIS OPERATION IS COMPLICATED IN THAT THERE’S PREVIOUS INJURY AND SURGERY.>>Reporter: THE PLANNING IS METICULOUS.>>THERE ARE THESE BONE FRAGMENTS STILL IN THERE THAT ARE COVERED UP. WE’RE GOING TO TRY TO FIND THOSE. >>Reporter: RIGHT. ACTUALLY PIECES OF SKULL DISPLACED. >>YEAH, PIECES OF HER CHEEK THAT ARE SHATTERED AND PUSHED INTO THIS POSITION. >>Reporter: IF THE TEAM CAN FIND THOSE BONE FRAGMENTS THEY WILL USE THEM TO REBUILD HER EYE SOCKET AND TAKE A BONE GRAFT FROM HER LEG TO BUILD THE MISSING CHEEK BONE. >>HER EYE HANGS DOWN SO MUCH — [ Speaking Simultaneously ]>>IT FALLS OUT. >>THE IDEA IS TO TRY TO SUPPORT THAT PROSTHETIC SO IT’S NOT HANGING IN THE SOFT TISSUES. IT WILL BE HOPEFULLY BETTER. THAT WILL GIVE HER A BETTER LOOK. >>Reporter: AND DR. BUSH SHARES SOMETHING ELSE, SOMETHING SHAKILA IS WAITING MONTHS TO HEAR. YOU SAID YOU’RE HAVING YOUR OPERATION IN TEN DAYS, A WEEK FROM FRIDAY.>>OH, I’M SO HAPPY! [ Laughter ]>>I’M SO EXCITED. >>Reporter: I KNOW. I KNOW. I WANTED TO — >>THANK YOU. [ Laughter ] [ ♪♪♪ ] >>WORKING WITH DR. BROWN. DOWN BELOW DOING THE FIBULA. THAT’S PLANNED OUT WITH THE COMPUTER GUIDES, THE THINGS WE WENT THROUGH THE OTHER DAY. WHAT WE’RE DOING IS FINDING THE PIECES. >>Reporter: ALL THE PREPARATION, ALL THE PLANNING DOWN TO THIS. >>WE FOUND THIS PIECE AND ARE WORKING ON THIS PIECE NOW. WE MAY HAVE TO REBUILD THIS PIECE NOW. IT’S HARD TO FIND. >>Reporter: SO ON TRACK?>>YEAH, ON TRACK.>>Reporter: ON TRACK FOR A SURGERY THAT ENDS UP LASTING 14 HOURS. AND GOES ACCORDING TO PLAN. [ ♪♪♪ ] >>Reporter: THREE MONTHS LATER, SHAKILA’S BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT. HEALING WELL BUT MORE SURGERIES — >>SHAKILA IS A HERO FOR COURAGE. >>Reporter: POISED GRACIOUS, NO LONGER IN THE SHADOWS.>>THANK YOU SO MUCH.>>Reporter: TONIGHT SHE’S HONOURED.>>THANK YOU. [ Applause ] [ ♪♪♪ ] >>Reporter: RISING ABOVE THE PAIN OF THE PAST, SHE WILL NEVER BE SILENCED AGAIN. [ ♪♪♪ ] [ Sirens ] [ ♪♪♪ ] >>REALLY RELEVANT HERE IN METRO VANCOUVER. >>CALLING FROM CBC VANCOUVER NEWS. >>THERE ARE SO MANY STORIES IN THE CITY TO TELL AND IS TO EXPLORE. >>ARE YOU AVAILABLE FOR AN INTERVIEW. >>OUR LISTENERS DESERVE AN EXPLANATION. >>THAT’S ANECDOTAL. >>IT’S REALLY THE PERFECT PLACE TO LIVE. >>THE FACT THAT PEOPLE COME FROM ALL OVER AND WANT TO MAKE A HOME HERE, THAT SAYS A LOT ABOUT THE CITY. [ ♪♪♪ ] [ ♪♪♪ ] >>Mike: REPORTING THROUGHOUT THE NEWSCAST TRAVEL BETWEEN HORSESHOE BAY AND THE SUNSHINE COAST WAS UPENDED AFTER THE QUEEN OF SURREY HIT THE DOCK IN LANGDALE. 300 PASSENGERS SPENT MUCH OF THE DAY STRAND STRANDED IN SITE OF THE TERMINAL AND ONLY UNLOADED IN THE PAST HOUR.>>Reporter: IN GIBSON A DAY OF WAITING. >>HELLO. WHAT’S GOING ON NOW. >>NEXT FERRY IS 6:40 TONIGHT. >>Reporter: THE QUEEN OF SURREY ON THE FIRST TRIP OF THE DAY HEADING TO THE BIRTH TOO WIDE, CRASHING INTO THE DOCKS AT LANGDALE FERRY TERMINAL. >>YOU KNOW THE SHIP HIT THE WING WALL. >>BAD?>>YEAH, FRONT STEP. >>Reporter: THAT WAS 8 A.M. THIS MORNING. SINCE THEN IT’S STUCK ON THE DOCKS. PEOPLE AT THE TERMINAL OR ON THE BEACH WAITING TO MAKE THE BEST OF THE BAD SITUATION. >>THE LINEUP IS ONLY GOING TO GET BETTER AND WE MIGHT NOT GET ON TONIGHT. WE MAY AS WELL STAY PUT EVEN THOUGH IT’S EIGHT HOURS. >>Reporter: CANCELING PLANS WITH A RELATIVE FROM OUT OF TOWN. >>MY HUSBAND AND BROTHER WANDERED OFF. I’M OUT IN THE RAIN BECAUSE THE CAR’S LOCKED. MAYBE GO TO GIBSON FOR LUNCH OR HAVE A NAP IN THE CAR. >>Reporter: IT WAS TIME TO SIT AND WAIT, MAKE NEW FRIENDS, SXR EXPERIENCE THE ABSURDITY OF BEING STRANDED. >>THAT WAS THE ODDEST THING THAT HAPPENED. THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT SOMEONE LOST THEIR PANTS. IT’S BEEN OKAY. PEOPLE ARE PRETTY HAPPY. PRETTY CHILL. EVERYBODY’S TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT EXACTLY HAPPENED. THEY’VE BEEN GIVEN US FREE FOOD, WHICH DEFINITELY HELPS. JOO THE COAST GUARD ON HAND KEEPING TABS IN CASE THE FERRY COULDN’T GET UNSTUCK AND THE PASSENGERS NEEDED TO BE RESCUED. THE GOVERNMENT KEEPING TRACK OF WHAT WAS HAPPENING, OR NOT HAPPENING. >>I’M CONCERNED WE HAVE A FERRY THAT’S HIT A DOCK. AND THAT PEOPLE ARE SAFE THAT’S THE MAIN THING. >>Reporter: THE DOCK’S A PRETTY BIG TARGET. KIND OF HARD TO MISS ONE. >>WE’RE STILL WAITING TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION ON THE CAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT. >>Reporter: THANKFULLY THE TUG PULLED THE FERRY OFF AND THE PASSENGERS RESCUED AFTER A LONG DAY OF WAITING. DAY AFTER QUEEN OF SURREY RETURNED FROM MAINTENANCE. WHY IT HAPPENED SO QUICKLY AFTER AND WHAT WORRIES IT CAUSES FOR THE BC FERRIES AGEING FLOAT, A CONVERSATION LIKELY TO TAKE PLACE QUICKER THAN TODAY’S VERY SLOW RESCUE.>>Mike: DAN IS HERE. TOOK A LONG TIME TO GET FOLKS OFF THERE. >>NO KIDDING. THANKFULLY SAFE. ADVENTURE AND FREE FOOD >>Mike: UNTIL IT RAN OUT. >>THAT’S RIGHT. [ Laughter ]>>RUN OUT OF BURGERS ON A FERRY. NINE HOURS A LONG TIME.>>Mike: MORE ON THAT TONIGHT?>>YES, INDEED. REACTION TO PASSENGERS COME OFF. YOU HEARD THE HONKING HORNINGS. SEE IT ON TWITTER. MORE ON THE UNSETTLING DEATH OF THREE DEAD IN THE CAR IN SURREY. IHIT NOW IN CHARGE. EXAMINING THE CRASH SCENE AS WELL AS ANOTHER SITE. POLICE WON’T SPECIFY WHERE IT IS BUT POLICE HAVE BEEN AT A HOUSE NEARBY ON 35TH AVENUE. OUR REPORTER IS THERE AND WILL BRING US THE VERY LATEST. STAY UP, STAY TUNED AT 11 RIGHT AFTER THE NATIONAL HERE >>Mike: COUNT ON IT. DAN, THANK YOU. >>YOU’RE WELCOME. >>Mike: HOW IS THIS FOR QUINTESSENTIALLY CANADIAN EXCHANGE. PLAYERS FROM NUNAVUT ARE IN TORONTO TO LEARN ABOUT LIFE IN A BIG CITY. >>PAIRED UP WITH ONTARIO’S MINOR LEAGUE. WHILE HOCKEY BROUGHT THEM TOGETHER, MOST OF THE EXCITEMENT IS OFF THE ICE. GREG ROSS REPORTS.>>LET’S GO FOR A SKATE. >>Reporter: FOR THESE KIDS, HOCKEY SOMEBODY THE COMMON DENOMINATOR. OFF THE ICE AND THEY’LL TELL YOU HOW DIFFERENT THEIR LIVES ARE. >>IT’S A LOT, A LOT BIGGER HERE. >>Reporter: MIRANDA IS AMONG 16 KIDS WHO MADE THE TRIP FROM POND INLET, NUNAVUT. PAIRED UP WITH 16 TORONTO AREA KIDS WERE EIGHT EXCITING DAYS IN THE BIG CITY. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PART OF YOUR TRIP SO FAR TO TORONTO?>>SHOPPING. >>Reporter: THAT’S THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG. GOING TO BLUE JAYS GAME. UP TO CN TOWER AND THIS PAST SATURDAY TO THE FIRST TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS GAME TOGETHER. >>>>WANTED TO SAY HELLO TO EVERYONE AT HOME NUNAVUT. >>Reporter: FAMILY WATCHED AT HOME AS SHE WAS INTERVIEWED ON HOCKEY NIGHT AND CANADA. >>THEY WERE SURPRISED AND HAPPY TO SEE ME ON TV. >>Reporter: ONE OF THE ORGANIZERS WHO PUT THE EXCHANGE TOGETHER. >>IT’S NOT CHEAP BUT IT’S AN AMAZING PROGRAM EXPERIENCES CANADA. THEY PRETTY MUCH COVER FLIGHTS AND LOVE OTHER STUFF. >>Reporter: THE KIDS FROM BOTH CITIES FUNDRAISED FOR MONTHS FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE A DIFFERENT CULTURE. >>A FEW DAYS AGO WE WEPT WENT ON A WALK AND SAW A SQUIRREL. IT WAS THE FIRST TIME. IT WAS COOL. >>Reporter: NEVER HAD SEEN A SQUIRREL. >>YES, NEVER BEFORE. >>Reporter: TRYING FOOD FOR THE FIRST TIME. A BIG MAC IN TORONTO. >>IT WAS DELICIOUS. >>Reporter: IN A FEW WEEKS ROLES REVERSE IN POND INLET AND THE TORONTO KIDS TRY NEW FOODS AND SEE EXOTIC ANIMALS. >>POLAR BEARS. >>Reporter: HUNTING FOR WHALES. >>I’VE NEVER TRIED WHALE BEFORE, SO I’LL HAVE SOME. >>Reporter: TRY WHALE WHEN HE GOES THERE. >>YEAH.>>WHALE SKIN IS YUMMY. >>Reporter: WHILE MOST OF THE EXCITEMENT SEEMS TO BE HAPPENING OFF THE ICE, THE FOCUS OF THE EXCHANGE IS REALLY THE HOCKEY. THE PRACTICE HERE TODAY IS ONE OF FOUR TIMES THAT THE KIDS WILL BE ON THE ICE TOGETHER THROUGHOUT THE EIGHT DAYS. READY? GREG ROSS, CBC NEWS, TORONTO.>>Mike: PRETTY GOOD PASS, GREG, I WAS GOING TO SAY. WELL DONE WITH A SUIT ON THE ICE. MAYBE A LITTLE OFFSIDE.>>WELL DONE. >>Mike: NICE. >>I LOVE THE SQUIRRELS. UP NORTH AND. >>ABSOLUTELY. THOSE KIND OF THINGS ARE SO IMPORTANT. ESPECIALLY WITH A COUNTRY THIS BIG. YOU HAVE TO SEE THE REST OF IT. VISIT OUTSIDE OF YOUR PROVINCE, OUTSIDE THE CITY. GOOD THING TO DO TO ABSOLUTELY. TRAVEL PROMOTION. >>INDEED. THERE YOU GO >>Mike: SEE YOUR OWN COUNTRY WITH SIX TIME ZONES. GET ON IT PEOPLE >>Mike: SOMETHING ELSE YOU CAN SEE IS THE NEWS PROGRAM AVAILABLE ONLINE AT cbc.ca/BC. THIS GUY IS BACK TONIGHT THE 11 AFTER THE NATIONAL. >>SEE YOU THEN.>>Mike: HAVE GREAT NIGHT. [ ♪♪♪ ]