WATCH LIVE: CBC Vancouver News at 6 for Jan. 13 — B.C. Snowstorm, Royals in Canada, Iran Plane Crash

>> Mike: TONIGHT ON CBC VANCOUVER NEWS >> AS FAR AS YOU COULD SEE JUST A PARKING LOT >> Mike: FROZEN CHAOS ON HIGHWAYS AND ROADS METRO VANCOUVER IN A DEEP FREEZE >>> ALSO >> IT’S VERY PUNGENT >> SEWAGE >> SEWAGE, YES >> Mike: SO WHY ISN’T ANYTHING BEING DONE TO DEAL WITH THE SINK IN SOUTH SURREY? >>> AND THEY’RE COMING TO CANADA SO WHERE WILL THE ROYALS RESIDE? >>> APPROXIMATELY SIX CARS SORT OF AT THE BOTTOM OF THE HILL SORT OF ALL SLID DOWN SLOWLY, AND PILED INTO ONE ANOTHER >> Mike: CHAOS FROM A WEEKEND BLAST OF WINTER, CRASHES, DELAYS, OR CLOSURES IN NEARLY EVERY AREA OF THE SOUTH COAST LEAVING COMMUTERS MOVING IN SLOW MOTION AS BUSES ARE GOING NOWHERE FAST >>> GOOD EVENING WHILE THE SNOW FINALLY STOPPED, BUT SUBZERO TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO CAUSE HEADACHES FOR COMMUTERS TONIGHT, AND WITH IT, CONCERN OVER SEEM COLD CONDITIONS FOR THE HOMELESS WE GO LIVE TO DAN BURRITT AT A WARMING CENTRE IN JUST A FEW MINUTES BUT FIRST TO ANITA LIVE LOOKING OVER HIGHWAY 1 IN BURNABY WITH THE LATEST ON CRYING CONDITIONS THERE TONIGHT HOW’S IT GOING, ANITA? >> MIKE, THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING’S COMMUTE HAS BEEN A NIGHTMARE YOU CAN SEE BEHIND ME HERE ON HIGHWAY 1 IN BURNABY TRAFFIC IS JUST CRAWLING IT’S BARELY MOVING AND IT’S BEEN LIKE THAT ALL DAY ALL DAY HIGHWAY 1 WAS A SEA OF RED IT’S BEEN CRAWLING LIKE THIS ALL DAY, AND THAT MEANS NO SIGN OF RELIEF, AND THAT HAS PROMPTED QUESTIONS BY COMMUTERS IN THE WAY OF WERE CITIES AND THE PROVINCE PREPARED FOR THIS IT ALL STARTED LAST NIGHT >> FROM THE FIRST FLAKES AT NIGHT TO THE FROSTY FREEZING REALITY OF THE MORNING COMMUTE, HIGHWAY 1 A SHEET OF ICE WITH AVOIDABLE ACCIDENTS MAKING TRAFFIC EVEN WORSE COMPLAINTS ALL MORNING FROM DRIVERS, NO SALT, NO SAND, NOTHING ON THE SHEET OF ICE YOU CALL HIGHWAY 1, TWEETS TRISHA, AMANDEEP SAYS, NO SALT ON HIGHWAY 1 >>> BUT THE PROVINCE SAYS WITH TEMPERATURES CHANGING REGULARLY AND DRASTICALLY, KEENING THINGS CLEAR ISN’T — KEEPING THINGS CLEAR ISN’T EASY >> WE’RE SALTING AND BRINING AND APPLYING ABRASIVES BUT THERE ARE CHALLENGING WINTER CONDITIONS >> Reporter: HE SAYS HIGHWAYS ARE CLEARED ON A PRIORITY BASIS >> HIGHWAY 1 CORRIDOR HAS THE HIGHEST RANKING AND OBVIOUSLY GETS THE MOST ATTENTION AND THE MOST IMMEDIATE RESPONSE AND HE WE WORK FROM THERE OUR CONTRACTORS ARE EXPECTED TO PERFORM AND WE AUDIT THEM REGULARLY ON A 24-HOUR, SEVEN-DAY A WEEK BASIS >> Reporter: BUT THE TRANSCANADA NOT THE ONLY MAJOR ROUTE HIT HARD >> AS FAR AS YOU COULD SEE, JUST A PARKING LOT >> Reporter: MULTIPLE CRASHES NEAR THE TSAWWASSEN FERRY TERMINAL STRANDED DRIVERS AND FORCED THEM TO GET CREATIVE >> AFTER TWO HOURS, AND THEN THREE HOURS, PEOPLE HAVE NEEDS, SO A LOT OF PEOPLE STARTING TO CIRCULATE, DO THEIR THINGS, ROLL DOWN WINDOWS, DUMP CERTAIN THINGS >> Reporter: THESE DELAYS COME AFTER WEATHER CAUSED THREE STRAIGHT DAYS OF CANCELLED FERRIES >> MOST OF US IT’S BEEN SO COLD, YOU HAVE TO JUST SIT IN YOUR CAR WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING TO GET HEAT, AND I THINK A FEW PEOPLE RAN OUT OF GAS SO THEY WOULD WALK BY US WITH THEIR GAS CANS >> Reporter: THE HOPE IS WITH THIS SNOWFALL BEING THE PRIMER AND MORE SNOW EXPECTED, DRIVERS AND MAINTENANCE CREWS WILL BE ABLE TO BETTER PREPARE >> OF COURSE IT’S NOT JUST HIGHWAYS LIKE THIS ONE THAT HAVE BEEN DEALING WITH THE CHAOS, AND THE TRAFFIC SCRAM IT’S ALSO — JAMS IT’S SIDE STREETS THROUGHOUT METRO VANCOUVER AND THE FRASER

VALLEY THOSE SIDE STREETS ARE COVERED IN WHITE AND IT’S UNLIKELY THEY’LL BE CLEARED ANYTIME SOON, IF AT ALL RESIDENT MAY HAVE TO TAKE SOME OF THE CLEARING INTO THEIR OWN HANDS LET’S GO TO OUR REPORTER WHO SPENT THE DAY LOOKING AT SOME OF THOSE PROBLEMS AROUND THE REGION >> THE BIG FREEZE LEFT MANY COMMUTERS STUCK BUSES GOING NOWHERE, MASSIVE DELAYS ON SKYTRAIN, AND ACCIDENTS SHUTTING DOWN ROADS , LIKE THE ONE LEADING UP MOUNT SEYMOUR ON THE NORTH SHORE >> I WANTED TO LEAVE AT 9:30 AND 1:30 IN THE MORNING AND I’M JUST GETTING DOWN NOW >> Reporter: DOZENS OF SKIERS AND SNOWBOARDERS WERE TRAPPED AT MOUNT SEYMOUR SUNDAY NIGHT AFTER A VEHICLE ISN’T SHUT DOWN THE ONLY ROAD LEADING UP AND DOWN THE MOUNTAIN IN SURREY, IT’S BEEN ALL HANDS ON DECK SINCE LAST WEEK >> WE HAVE 39 TRUCKS OUT, AND THEY’LL CONTINUE TO BE OUT ON ROTATING 12 HOUR SHIFTS UNTIL SUCH TIME AS WE NO LONGER IMMEDIATE THEM TO DEAL WITH ANY SNOW OR ICE >> Reporter: DRIVERS ARE STILL FRUSTRATED WITH SLICK CONDITIONS, ESPECIALLY ON SIDE STREETS >> AND THE SIDE ROADS VERY SLIPPY, MAIN ROADS ARE PRETTY GOOD >> I DON’T THINK THEY USED BRINE ON THE ROADS SO IT WAS A SHEET OF ICE DRIVING EVERYWHERE TODAY >> Reporter: AND RESIDENT SHOULDN’T EXPECT THOSE SIDE STREETS TO GET CLEARED ANYTIME SOON, AS CITIES LIKE SURREY AND VANCOUVER CONTINUE TO FOCUS ON PRIORITY ROADS >> WITH NEEDING TO HIT THE PRIORITY ROUTES TO MANAGE THE ICE WE’LL HAVE TO HIT THEM CONTINUALLY SO WE DON’T SEE COMING OFF PRIORITY ROUTES FOR SOME TIME >> Reporter: WHILE SOME CRITICIZE THE CITY FOR BEING UNPREPARED FOR THE FORECAST, CITY STAFF SAID THEY DID THE BEST THEY COULD T >> IT RAINED A LOT IN ADVANCE OF THIS COLD SNOW WEATHER THAT MEANS THAT ANY PRETREATMENT WE HAD ON THE ROAD JUST GETS WASHED OFF THE ROADS SO THAT JUST MAKES IT EXTRA CHALLENGING BECAUSE SNOW DOES THEN ACCUMULATE >> Reporter: B.C. FERRIES ALSO CANCELLED SAILINGS SUNDAY BETWEEN THE MAINLAND AND VANCOUVER ISLAND AS GUSTING WIND MADE DOCKING TOO RISKY IS THAT MEANT MONDAY MORNING SAILINGS FILLED UP QUICKLY >> UNFORTUNATELY THERE WAS A VERY BAD MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT JUST OUTSIDE OF THE TSAWWASSEN TERMINAL, AND I KNOW THAT POLICE HAVE BEEN ON SCENE FOR MOST OF THE MORNING, AND THEY ARE HAVING SINGLE LANE TRAFFIC, SO IT HAS CAUSED US SOME BACKUPS TODAY >> TEMPERATURES ACROSS METRO VANCOUVER HOVERED BETWEEN -3 AND -5° ALL DAY IT’S EXPECTED THEY’LL STAY BELOW FREEZING FOR THE COMING DAYS HE HAVE EWING ZHENG, CBC NEWS, SURREY >>> AS YOU CAN SEE, THE SNOW, WIND, ICE, RAIN, COLD, IT IS -5 RIGHT NOW, REALLY THRASHING METRO VANCOUVER AND THE FRASER VALLEY, PLACES LIKE ABBOTSFORD, CHILLIWACK, HOPE SEEING FAR WORSE CONDITIONS THAN OUT HERE IN BURNABY, VANCOUVER, EVEN SURREY BUT THE SNOW, MIKE, ISN’T ALL BAD I KNOW YOU’RE NOT A BIG FAN BUT I HAPPEN TO BE SO I WILL BE BACK LATER IN THE SHOW TO SHOW YOU SOME OF THE FUN THAT PEOPLE HAD TODAY >> Mike: ALL RIGHT WE WILL LOOK FORWARD TO THAT, ANITA BATHE LIVE OVER HIGHWAY 1 TONIGHT >>> THE PEOPLE WHO AREN’T ENJOYING THE SNOW AND COLD ARE THOSE WHO DON’T HAVE HOMES THE CITY OF VANCOUVER HAS OPENED ITS WARMING CENTRES AND EXTRA SHELTER SPACES BUT HOMELESS ADVOCATES ARGUE THEY NEED A WARMING TENT THAT’S OPEN 24-7 CBC VANCOUVER NEWS AT 11 HOST DAN BURRITT IS LIVE OUTSIDE ONE OF THE SHELTERS DOWNTOWN HE JOINS US NOW >>> DAN, PEOPLE ARE ESPECIALLY CONCERNED ABOUT THOSE AT A WELL-KNOWN PARK IN THE AREA >> INDEED, MIKE IT’S HARD ENOUGH LIVING OUTDOORS IN OUR NORMALLY MILD WEATHER, BUT TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT PEOPLE WERE DEALING WITH WHO ARE LIVING IN OPPENHEIMER PARK SNOW CAKING TENTS, WEIGHING THEM DOWN, KEEPING THINGS VERY COLD THIS MORNING HOMELESS ADVOCATES SAY THEY HAVE BEEN PUSHING FOR A WARMING CENTRE WITH THE CITY SINCE AUGUST BUT TO NO AVAIL EARLY THIS MORNING WE SAW SOMETHING ELSE, RATS, DIGGING THROUGH GARBAGE IN THE SNOW AT OPPENHEIMER, AS PEOPLE SHIVERED NEARBY WE ALSO MET A MAN WHO SAYS HE WAS SENT OUT OF A NEARBY SHELTER EARLY THIS MORNING >> WHAT HAPPENED? DID IT WAKE YOU UP? WHAT TIME DID THEY KICK YOU OUT? >> CLOSE TO 7 >> SO WHAT DO YOU DO? >> I DON’T KNOW JUST GO OUTSIDE AND BE OUTSIDE >> THE UNION GOSPEL MISSION SAYS IT EXTENDS SHELTER HOURS HAD IT GETS THIS COLD BUT IT DOES HAVE ITS LIMITS, SINCE IT IS ABSTINENCE BASED FACILITY, MEANING PEOPLE USING DRUGS OR ALCOHOL OR OTHER SUBSTANCES CAN’T USE THOSE IN THEIR FACILITY THE CITY WARMING CENTRES ARE OPEN OVERNIGHT, BUT THEY DO CLOSE DURING THE DAY, AND THERE IS ONE HALF A BLOCK FROM OPPENHEIMER BUT ADVOCATES ARGUE THAT MANY OF THE PEOPLE WHO ARE LIVING OUTDOORS ARE WORRIED AND CONFUSED NOT ONLY ABOUT THE

HOURS OF WHEN THOSE WARMING CENTRES ARE OPEN BUT THEY’RE CONCERNED THAT THEY WON’T BE ABLE TO BRING THEIR BELONGINGS INDOORS THE CITY TELLS US THE SHOPPING CARTS THAT PEOPLE MAY USE AND THEIR PETS ARE WELCOME >> APPROACH IS WE WON’T TURN ANYONE AWAY FROM COMING IN WARMING CENTRES ANYONE WHO WANTS TO COME INSIDE WE’RE GOING TO WELCOME THEM AND GIVE THEM SOMETHING HOT TO DRINK AND SOME FOOD RIGHT NOW WE HAVE FOUR SITES THAT CAN SERVE ROUGHLY 1660 PEOPLE BUT PEOPLE CAN COME AND GO ANYONE THAT COMES WE’RE NOT GOING TO TURN THEM AWAY >> Dan: SO THE FOUR WARMING CENTRES ARE THE MLAs STREET GET AWAY, DOWN THE ROAD FROM OPPENHEIMER PARK, THE OVERDOSE PREVENTION SOCIETY CENTRE ON HASTINGS NEAR MAIN AND THE BRITTANIA COMMUNITY CENTRE ON VENABLES, AND HERE OUTSIDE THE VANCOUVER AQUATIC CENTRE KEEP IN MIND THESE SHELTERS OPEN BETWEEN 9 AND 11 AT NIGHT, AND THEY CLOSE BETWEEN 6 AND 8:30 IN THE MORNING MIKE? >> Mike: ALL RIGHT, DAN, LIVE ON A SNOWY BEACH AVENUE TONIGHT THANK >>> LET’S BRING IN METEOROLOGIST BRETT SODERHOLM WE HEARD BRETT SAY IT’S -5 OUT THERE, AND CHILLY HERE AND AROUND THE PROVINCE, IN FACT >> IT’S ABSOLUTELY RIGHT THESE ARE SOME OF THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES WE’VE SEEN ALL WINTER, DEFINITELY TEMPERATURES ARE DROPPING EVEN FURTHER VANCOUVER NOW DOWN AT -6 BUT HEADED OUT INTO THE VALLEY, -12 IN HOPE THAT’S A FULL 12° BELOW NORMAL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR IF WE DO A LITTLE KIND OF PROVINCE-WIDE WRAP-UP YOU’LL NOTICE OTHER TEMPERATURES RIGHT NOW VERY MUCH ON THE COLD SIDE, KELOWNA, -17, INTO PLACES, PRINCE GEORGE, SITTING AT -34, AND VERY FAR TO THE NORTH, FORT NELSON, DEASE LAKE, EXACTLY AT THAT SAME TEMPERATURE, AND SHOUT OUT TO ALL THOSE IN YELLOWKNIFE DEALING WITH -38 IF YOU’RE WONDERING, WHAT IS IT LIKE UP NORTH IN TERMS OF THE COLD AND ALL THE SNOW, I’VE GOT SOME THINGS TO SHOW YOU HERE, SOME BEAUTIFUL PICTURES COMING STRAIGHT OUT OF — BASICALLY EVERYWHERE, , IN THE NORTH OF B.C., LOTS OF SNOWY PICTURES AT THIS POINT IN TIME, PEOPLE TRYING TO MAKE THE BEST OF IT, GOING OUT AND CATCHING WHAT LITTLE BIT OF SUN THEY CAN, AND CERTAINLY EVEN THE WILDLIFE THERE TRYING TO SURVIVE THE TEMPERATURES I DON’T ENVY THEM AT THIS POINT IN TIME HOWEVER, FOR US, TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE COUNTRY, LARGELY ALL THIS COLD AIR IS CENTRED COMPLETELY OVER WESTERN CANADA, AND IT IS VERY RARE WHEN VANCOUVER, -6, IT’S FAR COLDER THAN TORONTO, WHICH IS PRESENTLY AT +1 IN TERMS OF WHAT WE CAN EXPECT, LOOK AT THE EXTREME COLD WARNINGS THERE BLANKETING THE WEST WE HAVE ARC STICK OUTFLOW WARNINGS FOR PLACES LIKE PRINCE RUPERT IN ADDITION TO GETTING STRONG WINDS UP TO 80 KILOMETRES AN HOUR, WINDCHILL VALUES WILL BE FEELING CLOSER TO -20 AND THAT’S STILL IN EFFECT FOR THE SEA-TO-SKY BETWEEN SQUAMISH AND WHISTLER, AND IT DOES APPLY TO THE FRASER VALLEY SO WHAT DO WE HAVE IN STORE? WELL, NOT MUCH IS GOING TO BE CHANGING IT’S STILL GOING TO BE COLD TOMORROW WE’RE LOOKING AT A FEW FLURRIES THROUGHOUT THE MORNING AND INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON BUT THE COLD TEMPERATURES WILL BE STICKING WITH US AND THAT MEANS WE COULD BE DEALING WITH ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT ROUND OF SNOW AS EARLY AS TOMORROW NIGHT, LASTING UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING AND I’LL HAVE ALL THOSE DETAILS WHEN WE COME BACK >> Mike: THANKS, BRETT SEE YOU IN A BIT >> Mike: FOR PATIENTS WITH A DEBILITATING RARE DISEASE, A DRUG CALLED SPINRAZA COULD BE LIFE CHANGE BEING IT’S ALSO ONE OF THE MOST EXPENSIVE MEDICATIONS IN THE WORLD IN B.C. SOME YOUNG PATIENTS HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR YEARS TO SEE IF THEY’LL GET COVERAGE FOR SPINRAZA BUT AS BETHANY LINDSAY FROM THE CBC VANCOUVER’S IMPACT TEAM TELLS US, THEY’VE JUST RECEIVED SOME DISAPPOINTING NEWS >> IT IS LIFE LIMITING AND THAT’S THE SCARY PART >> Reporter: MILES EM BRIDGE HAS A RARE DISEASE, TYPE 2 SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY >> I HAVE TROUBLE REACHING FOR THINGS I CAN BARELY MOVE MY LEGS I CAN BARELY MOVE MY FEET >> Reporter: IT’S SLOWLY GETTING WORSE A DRUG CALLED SPINRAZA MIGHT HELP IN SOME CASES IT CAN EVEN REVERSE SOME EFFECTS OF THE DISEASE BUT IT COSTS HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS A YEAR, AND MILES JUST FOUND OUT HE’S TOO OLD TO GET COVERAGE FROM THE PROVINCE >> I THINK IT’S FOR THE SAKE OF TV IT’S — IT’S — STUPID >> Reporter: HE’S 14 B.C. WILL COVER SPINRAZA FOR PATIENT 12 AND UNDER >> IT’S BEYOND ME AND IT’S BAFFLING >> Reporter: PATIENT ADVOCATE WANT TO KNOW WHY B.C. MADE THIS DECISION >> ALL THE OTHER PROVINCES HAVE APPROVED FOR ALL PATIENT TO BE ABLE TO AT LEAST APPLY FOR ACCESS TO TREATMENT ALL OTHER PROVINCES HAVE APPROVED UP TO THE AGE OF 18 >> Reporter: IN B.C., PATIENTS LIKE MILES WHO ARE UNDER 18 CAN

STILL APPLY FOR COVERAGE BUT NOT ADULTS THAT MEANS 23-YEAR-OLD HOLLY VANDER WHICH CAN IS OUT OF LOOK — VANDER WICK IS OUT OF LUCK >> AT THIS MOMENT I’M APPALLED TO BE LIVING IN B.C >> SHE’S SEEN THE DRUG WORK SHE’S HAPPY FOR THEM >> IT MAKES ME SAD BECAUSE I KNOW I DON’T HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE ACCESS TO THE DRUG, MYSELF >> THE PROVINCE SAYS ITS GUIDELINES LINE UP WITH SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE BUT MILES DOESN’T BUY THAT >> IT REALLY MAKES ME JUST WANT TO PUNCH A HOLE INTO THE WALL AND JUST SCREAM, LIKE MENTALLY, INTERNALLY >> Reporter: FOR NOW, PATIENTS ARE LEFT LOOKING AT OTHER PROVINCES IN ENVY BETHANY LINDSAY, CBC NEWS, NEW WESTMINSTER >> Mike: IT’S BEEN DESCRIBE AS A MIXTURE OF ROTTEN EGGS AND SEWAGE RESIDENTS IN SOUTH SURREY SAY THAT TEAR JERKING STENCH HAS BEEN WAFTING THEIR WAY FOR YEARS NOW BUT AS JESSE JOHNSTON OF OUR CBC VANCOUVER IMPACT TEAM EXPLAINS, IT’S THE BUREAUCRATIC DELAYS THAT HAVE LEFT THEM BREATHLESS >> WHEN WE MET CYNTHIA ADAMS TWO YEARS AGO SHE WAS FED UP WITH A EXTERNAL WAFTING OVER FROM A FARM NEAR HER HOME >> IT SMELLS LIKE ROTTEN EGGS >> Reporter: HER NEIGHBOUR WAS ALSO SICK OF THE SICKENING SMELL >> PEOPLE WANT TO, YOU KNOW, ENJOY THE ENVIRONMENT THEY LIVE IN IT’S A BEAUTIFUL AREA HOW DO YOU ENJOY THAT WHEN YOU HAVE AN ODOUR LIKE THAT FLOATING AROUND? >> Reporter: SINCE WE LAST SAW ADAMS AND STAUSGAARD, METRO VANCOUVER HAS HAD MORE THAN 140 ODOUR COMPLAINTS BUT IT STILL STINKS >> YEAH >> WORSE THAN THAT SOMETIMES >> IT’S VERY PUNGENT >> SEWAGE? SEWAGE, YES ART IN AN E-MAIL TO CBC NEWS, THE OWNER OF THE PROPERTY, SANDRA BAIRD, SAYS SHE’S WORKING HARD TO COMPLY WITH ANY ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND TRYING TO GET ALONG WITH HER NEIGHBOURS BUT IT’S DIFFICULT TO RUN A FARM WHEN YOU’RE SURROUNDING BY HOUSING AND TRAFFIC NEIGHBOURS ACKNOWLEDGE BAIRD IS TRYING TO ADDRESS THE PROBLEM AND SHE’S PHASING OUT THE TOPSOIL OPERATION WHICH MOST NEIGHBOURS BLAME FOR THE SMELL >> IT’S GONE UP IN RECENT YEARS >> Reporter: METRO VANCOUVER SAYS THE TOPSOIL BUSINESS HASN’T GONE AWAY THE COMPANY HAS JUST MOVED IT NO ANOTHER PROPERTY, ACROSS THE STREET >> THE OPERATIONS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF EIGHTH AVENUE HAVE DISCONTINUED, AND THEY ARE REMOVING MATERIAL FROM THAT PILE, HOWEVER, THEY’VE MOVED NOW TO THE NORTH SIDE, AND HAVE BEEN PUTTING MATERIAL THERE >> Reporter: SANDRA BAIRD SAYS SHE HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE NEW PROPERTY AND HER BROTHER DECLINED CBC’S REQUEST FOR AN INTERVIEW >> IT WOULDN’T BE WANTING TO, YOU KNOW, CREATE ANY MORE ISSUES >> Reporter: THE PROVINCE SAYS FINES ARE COMING AGAINST THE PROPERTY OWNER, BUT IT’S STILL DETERMINING HOW STEEP THEY’LL BE METRO VANCOUVER SAYS IT LIKELY WON’T ACT BEFORE THE B.C GOVERNMENT DOES MEANWHILE, STAUSGAARD AND ADAMS DON’T CARE WHAT GOVERNMENT BODY STEPS IN THEY JUST WANT THE STINK TO GO AWAY >> THE PROBLEM’S BEEN IDENTIFIED WE KNOW WHAT THE SOLUTION IS WE’VE IDENTIFIED WHO CAN ENFORCE THAT SOLUTION AND IT’S JUST A MATTER OF GETTING THEM TO DO IT >> Reporter: TWO YEARS, HUNDREDS OF COMPLAINTS AND FIVE LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT DOESN’T ADD UP TO ENOUGH TO GET RID OF ONE POWERFUL STENCH JESSE JOHNSTON, CBC NEWS, SURREY >> THE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING WHAT THEY BELIEVE IS A MURDER IN MAJOR AND THEY’RE LOOKING FOR INFORMATION FROM THE PUBLIC — MAPLE RIDGE SATURDAY A BODY WAS FOUND IN A RURAL AREA NEAR THE 24500 BLOCK OF LOUGHEED HIGHWAY THE IDENTITY OF THE VICTIM ISN’T KNOW THE INTEGRATED HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION TEAM HOPES SOMEONE MAY HAVE BEEN WALKING IN THE AREA AND SAW SOMETHING OF SIGNIFICANCE >>> A NEW VIDEO WAS SHOWN TODAY AT THE TRIAL OF GABRIEL CLEAN HE’S ACCUSED OF FATALLY STABBING 13-YEAR-OLD LETISHA REIMER INSIDE HER ABBOTSFORD HIGH SCHOOL KLEIN IS CHARGED WITH ONE COUNT OF SECOND-DEGREE MURDER AND ONE COUNT OF AGGRAVATED ASSAULT THIS IS SECURITY VIDEO FROM A B.C. LIQUOR STORE KLEIN WENT TO ON THE DAY OF THE STABBING IT SHOWS HIM ENTERING THE STORE AND APPEARING TO STEAL ALCOHOL KLEIN HAS ADMITTED TO STABBING BOTH GIRLS BUT HIS DEFENCE LAWYER ARGUES END BE FOUND GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER AS HIS EXHIBITED MENTAL DISTRESS BEFOREHAND >>> AND JUST AFTER NOON THE DAY OF THE ATTACK, KLEIN WENT TO A CABELLA’S OUTDOOR SPORTING GOODS STORE WHERE IS HE STOLE A HUNTING-STYLE KNIFE USED IN THE ATTACKS LAST YEAR THE BICE REVIEW BOARD FOUND KLEIN FIT TO STAND TRIAL HE HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN DIAGNOSED UNHIT HALVING BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH SCHIZOPHRENIC AND HEARING VOICES BUT THE CROWN SAYS THERE WAS NO

INDICATION HE WAS EXPERIENCING A PSYCHOTIC EPISODE AT THE TIME OF THE ATTACK, HE WENT INTO A HUNTING STORE AND CALMLY COMPARED KNIVES BEFORE STEALING ONE THE TRIAL CONTINUES >>> AN UNUSUAL ADMISSION TODAY FROM ONE OF OSCAR ARFMANN’S LAWYER HE WAS CONVICTED OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER IN OCTOBER FOR KILLING CONSTABLE JOHN DAVIDSON IN ABBOTSFORD IN 2017 HIS LAWYER RAISED THE ISSUE OF ARFMANN’S MENTAL DISORDER AND ASKED FOR AN ASSESSMENT THE CROWN SAYS IT’S POSSIBLE ARFMANN DID NOT THINK HE WAS DOING ANYTHING WRONG BECAUSE HE THOUGHT AT THE TIME THAT POLICE IN CANADA WERE BEING OVER TAKEN BY THE RUSSIAN MAFIA BUT ARFMANN DIDN’T WANT TO USE THE NOT CRIMINALLY RESPONSIBLE OPTION, INSISTING HE WANTED TO BE SENTENCED FOR HIS CRIME THE LAWYERS TOOK THE MATTER TO THE JUDGE WHO REFUSED TO INTERVENE ARFMANN WILL SPEND TIME IN A REGULAR PRISON AND THAT WORRIES HIS LAWYER >> WE DEFINITELY HAVE A PERSON WHO IS SCHIZOPHRENIC, WHO IS GOING TO BE IN THE REGULAR POPULATION, AND HE MAY OR MAY NOT GET TREATMENT THAT’S VERY TROUBLING AND IT SHOULD BE TROUBLING FOR EVERYONE, INCLUDING THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE TO INCARCERATE HIM >> ARFMANN WILL BE SENTENCED FEBRUARY 3rd HE FACES A LIFE SENTENCE WITH NO PAROLE ELIGIBILITY FOR 25 YEARS >>> PREMIER JOHN HORGAN SAYS IT’S POSSIBLE TO HAVE RECONCILIATION WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLE ALONG WITH OIL AND GAS DEVELOPMENT HE WAS TALKING ABOUT THE COASTAL GAS LINK PIPELINE THAT’S BEEN THE SUBJECT OF DEMONSTRATIONS, IN SUPPORT OF THE WET’SUWET’EN >> I’M CONFIDENT THEY’VE RECEIVED AN INJUNCTION TO CONTINUE WORKING AND I’M CONFIDENT ALSO THAT OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THE WET’SUWET’EN PEOPLE IS IN A BETTER PLACE TODAY THAN A YEAR AGO, AND WE NEED TO CONTINUE TO WORK ON THAT TO MAKE SURE THAT THEIR NEEDS, AND THE RIGHTS AND TITLE THAT THEY ARE STANDING UP FOR, ARE RESPECTED >> Mike: HE SAYS IT’S UP TO THE COMPANY TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS WITH INDIGENOUS LEADERS >>> A REMINDER YOU CAN WATCH THIS NEWSCAST LIVE ON CBC GEM THE FREE APP IS ALSO WHERE YOU CAN FIND OTHER CBC PROGRAMS >>> AND CBC VANCOUVER IS ALSO ON FACEBOOK, YOUTUBE, AND INSTAGRAM >>> THEY WILL SPLIT THEIR TIME BETWEEN CANADA AND THE U.K COMING UP, WHY MEGHAN, HARRY AND ARCHIE COULD END UP SETTLING IN B.C >> Mike: THANKS FOR JOINING US ONLINE FOR YOU’RE SEGMENT DURING THE REGULAR TV COMMERCIAL BREAK WELL, THIS WEEKEND A CROWD OF DEDICATED MARTIAL ARTISTS BRAVED THE WEATHER FOR A DISCIPLINED OUTDOOR WORKOUT BEFORE THE SNOW HIT THE 50th ANNUAL KARATE BEACH PRACTICE TOOK PLACE OVER ENGLISH BAY AS JOHN LEARNED REPORTS, MOTHER NATURE THREW A CURVE BALL AT THIS OLD VANCOUVER TRADITION >> CALL IT A LESSON IN ENDURANCE, AN HOUR THROWING PUNCHES, KICKS, AND STOMPS OUTSIDE IN THE HEART OF WINTER >> IT’S KIND OF A WAY TO PUT YOURSELF OUT OF YOUR DAILY MUNDANE LIFE >> Reporter: THIS IS VANCOUVER’S ANNUAL KARATE BEACH PRACTICE IT’S THE BRAINCHILD OF SENSE AKIRA SATO WHO STARTED THE TRADITION 50 YEARS AGO (INDISCERNIBLE) I BROUGHT IT CONTINUING FROM JAPAN (INDISCERNIBLE) >> IT’S REALLY ABOUT SPIRIT AND ONE OF THE WAYS TO DEVELOP STRONG SPIRIT IS TO TAKE ON CHALLENGES >> Reporter: THEY’VE DONE THIS CHALLENGE IN THE RAIN AND THE SNOW BUT THIS YEAR IS THE WINDIEST IT’S EVER BEEN, A PAINFUL HURDLE THAT CAN BE OVERCOME WITH THE RIGHT MIND-SET >> SOMETIMES THE HEART STOPS, YOU CAN’T BREATHE, TESTICLES SHRINK, IT GETS PRETTY COLD OUT THERE BUT IT RESETS YOUR BRAIN SO YOU’RE READY FOR THE NEXT CHALLENGE IN YOUR LIFE >> THERE WAS NO COMPLAINTS THE WHOLE WAY THROUGH, EVEN AS STUDENTS DRAGGED THEIR BARE FEET THROUGH THE COLD SAND BUT THE REAL TEST OF MIGHT IS THE FRIGID SEA >> LONG TIME STUDENT LAURA SUCO FINDS WARMTH AND RELIEF IN THE ICY WAVES >> I SUFFERED A LOSS IN MY FAMILY, THIS LAST WEEK, IT WAS A SUDDEN DEATH AND I DIDN’T KNOW WHETHER I WAS GOING TO COME TO THIS BUT I FELT I HAD TO BECAUSE IT WOULD RESTORE ME AND REPLENISH ME AND REINVIGORATE ME I’M DOING IT FOR MY BROTHER IN LAW, TERRY >> Reporter: IN THE END IT MIGHT TAKE SOME TIME TO SHUCK OFFER THE COLD AND RINSE THE SAND OFF YOUR TOES BUT THESE KARATE WARRIORS WOULDN’T HAVE IT

ANY OTHER WAY >> YOU CAN FEEL YOUR SPIRIT SOARING OUT OF THE THE WATER EMBRACING EVERYTHING IT’S MAGNIFICENT INCREDIBLE >> DOES LOOK A LITTLE CHILLY, FOR SURE >>> ALL RIGHT, STAY WITH US BACK IN JUST A COUPLE OF SECONDS WITH THE LATE ON WHAT’S MAKING MAKING HEADLINES ACROSS THE COUNTRY INCLUDING THE ROYALS RELOCATING TO CANADA, AT LEAST PART-TIME STAY WITH US >> Mike: IT LOOKS LIKE PRINCE HARRY, HIS WIFE MEGHAN AND BABY ARCHIE WILL INDEED BE LIVING IN CANADA PART-TIME IT WAS PART OF AN ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE QUEEN TODAY AFTER SENIOR ROYALS MET AT HER SANDRINGHAM ESTATE BUT LITTLE ELSE IS KNOWN ABOUT THE COUPLE’S FUTURE, AND AS THE CBC’S RENEE FILIPPONE REPORTS, THE DEVIL SEEMS TO BE IN THE DETAILS >> Reporter: THAT FAIRY TALE DAY 20 MONTHS AGO WHEN THE WORLD TUNED IN FOR HARRY AND MEGHAN’S WEDDING, NOW SEEMS LIKE A DISTANT MEMORY TODAY THE MEDIA FOCUSED ON THE QUEEN’S SANDRINGHAM ESTATE AS SHE SUMMONED PRINCES CHARLES, WILLIAM AND HARRY TO DISCUSS THE COUPLE’S NOW UNCERTAIN FUTURE AS ROYALS FOLLOWING THE MEETING, SHE ISSUED A STATEMENT, CALLING THE TALKS “VERY CONSTRUCTIVE,” SAYING “THE ROYAL FAMILY IS ENTIRELY SUPPORTIVE OF HARRY AND MEGHAN’S DESIRE TO CREATE A NEW LIFE AS A YOUNG FAMILY, THOUGH THEY WOULD HAVE PREFERRED THEY WOULD TO REMAIN FULL-TIME WORKING MEMBERS >> THE QUEEN IS SO DETERMINED TO TRY AND FIND SOME KIND OF COMPROMISE THAT KEEPS HARRY WITHIN THE FOLD BECAUSE IF HARRY WAS TO TURN HIS BACK ON ROYAL DUTIES ENTIRELY THAT WOULD BE DEVASTATING FOR THE QUEEN, FOR THE FAMILY >> Reporter: BUT THERE ARE CRUCIAL DETAILS TO WORK OUT WHAT WILL THEIR ROLE BE? CAN THEY KEEP THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES TITLE, AND HOW WILL THEY SUPPORT THEMSELVES FINANCIALLY AND? >> THERE WILL BE SO MANY LUCRATIVE OFFERS FOR THEM GOING FORWARD, THE MOST TOXIC THING FOR THE ROYAL FAMILY IS BEING SEEN TO CASH IN ON YOUR ROYAL STATUS >> Reporter: IT’S BEEN FIVE DAYS SINCE THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF SUSSEX MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT AND THE STORY CONTINUES TO DOMINATE THE HEADLINES PRINCES HARRY AND WILLIAM ARE RAISING CONCERNS ABOUT HOW THE MEDIA IS COVERING IT A MEDIA REPORT TODAY SUGGESTED WILLIAM BULLIED THE COUPLE OUT OF THE FAMILY THE BROTHERS DENY IT, AND IN A RARE JOINT STATEMENT CALLED THE REPORT OFFENSIVE AND POTENTIALLY HARMFUL >> I ACTUALLY HATE THE FACT THIS IS BEING CALLED MEGH-IT >> THIS UK GUNNELLIST SAYS MEGHAN HAS BEEN TAKING THE FALL AND A SHE’S BEEN VILIFIED BY THE PRESS FOR MONTH AND NOW THERE’S BEEN COVERAGE ANGLOPHONES HER THAT’S BEEN SEXIST; RACIST, ALL SORTS OF THINGS AND I DON’T FIND IT SHOCKING HER AND HARRY HAVE DECIDED, THIS IS IT >> Reporter: FROM THE DECISION TO LEAVE TO HOW THE COUPLE WENT ABOUT DID, PEOPLE ARE LOOKING TORE SOMEONE TO BLAME, AS THE COUPLE’S DECISION TO SEEK PRIVACY HAS ONLY PUSHED THEM FURTHER INTO THE SPOTLIGHT >> Mike: CBC’S RENEE FILIPPONE REPORTING TONIGHT FROM LONDON >>> NOW THAT PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN BEGAN’S MOVE HERE IS A GO, HOW ARE CANADIANS FEELING ABOUT DID AND ARE THEY GOING TO BE STUCK PAYING THE SECURITY BILLS? CBC’S CATHERINE CULLEN HAS WHAT SIDE OF THE STORY >> Reporter: AT THIS ROYAL OAK PUB THE ROYAL RESPONSE IS JUST SO VERY CANADIAN >> I MEAN IF THEY WANT TO COME, THEY’RE MORE THAN WELCOME >> Reporter: THE NEW YORK TIMES REPORTS HARRY AND MEGHAN HAVE LEFT MANY CANADIANS GIDDY >> I THINK THEY SHOULD LIVE THEIR LIVES HOWEVER THEY WANT >> I THINK THAT’S A VERY REASONABLE PROPOSITION, ACTUALLY >> Reporter: THE BRITISH MIRROR SAYS THE POSSIBILITY OF PAYING FOR THE FAMILY’S SECURITY HAS CANADIANS FURIOUS >> THAT’S FRUSTRATING THAT’S DEFINITELY FRUSTRATING >> I DIDN’T TELL THEM TO MOVE HERE >> Reporter: BUT WE DID FIND ONE CANADIAN WHO SOUNDS PRETTY PUMPED >> WE’RE BOTH KIND OF GIDDY ABOUT IT >> Reporter: THE B.C. PREMIER IS TALKING ABOUT HIMSELF AND THE PRIME MINISTER, WHOM HE SPOKE WITH TODAY >> CANADA’S A COOL PLACE TO BE WE ALL ARE PRETTY HAPPY ABOUT THAT, AS CANADIANS PEOPLE WANT TO COME HERE IN LARGE NUMBERS, NOW WE HAVE SOME BREXIT EXAMPLES THAT ARE COMING OUR WAY, I THINK THAT’S GOOD NEWS >> Reporter: HE EVEN SUGGESTED HE COULD FIND HARRY A JOB BUT THIS CONSTITUTIONAL EXPERT WANTS CANADIANS TO KNOW THERE ARE SOME JOBS THE PRINCE WON’T BE GETTING >> PRINCE HARRY WILL NOT BE KING OF CANADA PRINCE HARRY WILL NOT BE GOVERNOR-GENERAL PRINCE HARRY WILL PERHAPS HAVE CELEBRITY PROFILE HE WILL PERHAPS HELP CANADIAN CHARITIES RISE MONEY, HE MAY ENGAGE IN PATRONAGE ACTIVITIES AND SELLING HIS BRAND BUT WE ARE NOT CREATING A CANADIAN ROYAL FAMILY >> Reporter: AS FOR CANADIAN

TAXPAYERS GETTING STUCK WITH THOSE SECURITY BILLS, THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE WON’T COMMENT, AND THE FINANCE MINISTER WAS DISTINCTLY LESS THAN GIDDY >> NO, WE HAVEN’T SPENT ANY TIME THINKING ABOUT THIS ISSUE >> Reporter: COMING TO CANADA WON’T BE AN ISSUE, HOWEVER A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE MINISTER OF IMMIGRATION SAYS AS ROYALS THEY DON’T NEED AUTHORIZATION TO COME HERE AS VISITORS BUT IF THE FAMILY WANTS TO APPLY FOR PERMANENT RESIDENCY THEY’LL NEED TO GO THROUGH THE SAME PROCESS AS ANY COMMONER WOULD CATHERINE CULLIN, CBC NEWS, OTTAWA MIKE MIKE JOINING US TO TALK ABOUT THIS MORE IS BRUCE HALSER WITH THE MONARCHIST LEAGUE OF CANADA HE IS IN VICTORIA TONIGHT BRUCE, A LOT OF UNANSWERED QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT MIGHT HAPPEN NOW OR NEXT, BUT LET’S ASSUME THE ROYALS ARE GOING TO MOVE EITHER TO B.C. OR PERHAPS ONTARIO WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS OF EACH LOCATION FOR THEM? >> YEAH, AS YOU SAY, WE HAVE AN INTENTION RIGHT NOW, BUT NOT A PLAN AND I THINK — I DON’T THINK ANYBODY HAS THE PLAN IT’S BEING DEVELOPED HAR THE PROS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA? OF COURSE WE ALL KNOW THE WEATHER IS A PRO HERE AND WE KNOW THAT BRITISH COLUMBIANS HAVE A PRETTY LAID BACK ATTITUDE ABOUT CELEBRITIES AND WOULD PROBABLY BE MORE INCLINED TO GIVE THIS ROYAL COUPLE THEIR SPACE THAT THEY WANT ONTARIO MAY BE A BETTER LOCATION, DEPENDING ON WHAT SORT OF LINE OF WORK THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF SUSSEX ARE GOING TO GET INTO BUT I SUSPECT WHATEVER THEY DO, THEY’RE GOING TO BE FLYING BACK TO THE U.K. A LOT AND FLYING AROUND, AND AS LONG AS THEY’RE NEAR AN AIRPORT I’M NOT SURE LOCATION IS THAT IMPORTANT >> AND REGARDLESS OF WHERE THEY END UP, HOW DO YOU THINK THEY’LL DEAL WITH THE REALITIES OF EVERYDAY LIFE, GETTING THE GROCERIES, YOU KNOW, TAKING CHILDREN TO SCHOOL, ALL THOSE REGULAR ASPECTS OF LIFE? >> I DON’T KNOW THEM WELL ENOUGH TO TELL YOU BUT I’M SURE THEY’RE QUITE CAPE ALF MAKING THEIR OWN MEALS AND TAKING THEIR KIDS TO SCHOOL BUT I DON’T THINK WE SHOULD BE UNDER ANY ILLUSION THAT THEY’RE GOING TO LIVE A TYPICAL MIDDLE CLASS EXISTENCE THEY BOTH HAVE SOME INDEPENDENT WEALTH ALREADY, AND THEY CERTAINLY WILL HAVE THE MEANS TO EARN AN INCOME TO SUSTAIN THEIR LIFESTYLE, ALTHOUGH THEY’RE NOT GOING TO BE SENIOR ROYALS, THEY’VE MADE IT CLEAR THEY’RE GOING TO CONTINUE TO BE MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL FAMILY AND UNDERTAKE SOME ROYAL DUTIES AND PATRONAGES DON’T THINK THEY’LL HAVE 9 TO 5 JOBS AND LIVE A SPECIE LIFE THEY’LL STILL LIVE A FAIRLY UNIQUE LIFE, JUST ONE A LITTLE MORE OUT OF THE PUBLIC EYE AND THE DAILY GRIND OF BEING A ROYAL THAT THEY’VE HAD FOR THE LAST LITTLE HIGHLY >> Mike: THEY DO SAY THEY’RE TRYING TO SEEK WHAT THEY’RE CALLING A NORMAL FAMILY LIFE IS THAT — IS IT REALLY ACHIEVABLE HERE? >> WELL, WHAT’S NORMAL? BUT I THINK — YOU KNOW, I THIN, BY WHAT THEY WANT TO DO IS RAISE A FAMILY, HAVE THEIR KIDS GO TO A SCHOOL NEAR WHERE THEY LIVE, NOT HAVE 3,000 CAMERAS POINTED AT THEM ALL THE TIME WHENEVER THEY GO OUT I THINK THE LIFE OF A FULL-TIME ROYAL IS A BIT OF A BUNDLE FROM DAWN TILL DUSK YOU’RE AT EVENTS, YOU’RE HANDING OUT AWARDS TO PEOPLE OR CUTTING RIBBONS OR ALL THESE VARIOUS THINGS AND I’M NOT SURE THEY WANT TO DO THAT THEY WANT TO HAVE TIME AFTER SCHOOL WITH THEIR KIDS, AND MAYBE MAKE DINNER, AND DO THAT SORT OF THING AND I THINK THEY CAN — THEY’RE LOOKING FOR A LITTLE MORE BALANCE AND I THINK THAT’S ACHIEVABLE >> WHEREVER THAT MAY BE, WE SHALL SEE BRUCE, THANKS VERY MUCH FOR DOING THIS, BRUCE HALSER WITH THE MONARCHIST LEAGUE OF CANADA, JOINING US FROM VICTORIA >> IT MAY HAVE CAUSED PROBLEMS FOR A LOT OF US BUT FOR OTHERS, WELL, THE SNOW WAS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR DOING THAT, HAVING A BIT OF FUN WE’LL TALK THE GOOD SIDE OF THE WHITE STUFF COMING UP NEXT >> QUICK LOOK AT SOME OF THE

STORIES WE’RE FOLLOWING TONIGHT ON CBC VANCOUVER NEWS >> AS SOON AS WE HIT 17 ON THE WAY TO THE DETERMINENAL, TRAFFIC JUST STOPPED DEAD, AND AS FAR AS YOU COULD SEE, JUST A PARKING LOT >> Mike: TREACHEROUS CONDITIONS ON HIGHWAYS AND ROADS THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND THIS EVENING IN METRO VANCOUVER SNOW AND ICE CAUSING CHAOS FOR COMMUTERS AND THERE’S MORE OF IT HEADING OUR WAY >> THEY SHOULD BE HELPING US THEY SHOULD BE STOPPING THIS SO THAT WE DON’T HAVE TO AND YOU HAVE IT’S NOT JUST OUR COMMUNITY IT’S ALL OF SOUTH SURREY NOW >> Mike: IT WREAKS LIKE ROTTEN EGGS AND SEWAGE, SO WHY ISN’T ANYONE DEALING WITH THE STINK IN SURREY? RESIDENT ARE DEMANDING ACTION >>> AND MEGHAN AND HARRY AND ARCHIE ARE MOVING TO CANADA THE QUEEN SASS THEY’LL SPLIT THEIR TEAM BETWEEN HERE AND THE U.K THERE’S SPECULATION THEY’LL END UP HERE IN B.C. OR ONTARIO >>> THIS BLAST OF WINTER WEATHER IS CREATING HEADACHES DURING THE LOWER MAINLAND’S EVENING COMMUTE, BUT IT’S NOT ALL BAD NEWS OUR ANITA BATHE IS LIVE IN BURNABY OVER HIGHWAY 1 MONITORING THE SITUATION LOOKS LIKE IT’S MOVING A LITTLE BIT BETTER, ANITA >> Anita: YEAH, MIKE, IT’S JUST STARTED TO MOVE HERE, PROBABLY ABOUT TWO MINUTES AGO BEFORE THAT ALL DAY PEOPLE WERE TRAVELLING ALONG HIGHWAY 1 ONLY MOVING ABOUT 20 OR 30 KILOMETRES, AND WHEN I SAY ALL DAY, I MEAN FROM THIS MORNING’S COMMUTE UP UNTIL ABOUT TWO MINUTES AGO SO HOPEFULLY THIS MEANS SOME RELIEF FOR THE REST OF THE EVENING, BUT YOU KNOW, HIGHWAY 1 NOT THE ONLY MAJOR ROUTE SEEING TRAFFIC DELAYS TODAY HIGHWAY 17 YOU JUST HEARD A CLIP FROM A GUY WHO SAID THEY WERE STUCK THERE FOR THREE HOURS IT WAS SO BAD BEING STUCK ON HIGHWAY 17 BECAUSE OF THE ACCIDENT THAT PEOPLE WERE ACTUALLY PEEING INTO CUPS AND HAVING TO OPEN THEIR DOORS AND THROW OUT, YOU KNOW, THE PEE ON TO THE VETOS IT WAS GETTING CRAZY OUT THERE

BUT DESPERATE TIMES CALL FOR DESPERATE MEASURES ANYWAY, HOPING AGAIN THAT THIS TRAFFICS WHAT A BIT OF RELIEF FOR TONIGHT, YOU DID MENTION THAT IT’S NOT ALL BAD NEWS YOU’RE RIGHT WELL, SOME MAY CALL THIS BAD BUT FOR SOME KIDS TODAY IN VANCOUVER, MISSION AND CHILLIWACK, THEY HAD A DAY OFF THEY HAD A SNOW DAY SO YOU CAN SEE THEY TOOK TO SOME OF THE LOCAL HILLS TO SLED AS ONE DOES WHEN IT SNOWS WHAT A FUN DAY I WISH I COULD HAVE BEEN DOING THAT I ALSO RAN INTO SOME PEOPLE GETTING A LITTLE BIT CREATIVE TODAY TAKE A LOOK AT THIS GUY HE DECIDED THAT THIS WAS THE BETTER WAY TO GET AROUND THAN ANYTHING ELSE I ASKED HIM WHY HAVE A LISTEN >> MATT, YOU’RE ON SKIS >> YEAH >> WHAT’S GOING ON HERE? >> IT’S WAY SAFER THAN TRAVELLING BY FOOT, THIS IS THE WAY TO GET AROUND ON A DAY LIKE THIS >> ARE YOU GOING TO DO THIS ALL DAY? >> SURE, WHY NOT? >> SO, MIKE, THE GOOD NEWS IS IF YOU LIKE SNOW, AS BRETT HAS MENTIONED, WE’RE EXPECTING MORE TOMORROW EVENING INTO THE NIGHT AND OVERNIGHT, SO THAT’S SOME GOOD NEWS I KNOW YOU’RE NOT THE BIGGEST FAN SO YOU MAY NOT BE HAPPY ABOUT THAT BUT I AM LET’S JUST HOPE THIS TIME THAT DRIVERS ARE A LITTLE BIT MORE PREPARED TO HANDLE ALL OF THIS SNOW AND PERHAPS CITIES AND THE PROVINCE WILL BE ABLE TO GET A BETTER HANDLE ON SALTING AND BRINING THE ROAD THIS TIME AROUND >> AS LONG AS EVERYBODY GETS HOME SAFELY THANKS, ANITA, LIVE ABOVE HIGHWAY 1 IN BURNABY TONIGHT >>> AND THOSE TREACHEROUS HIGHWAY CONDITIONS WE MENTIONED AREN’T JUST LIMITED TO METRO VANCOUVER IT’S BEEN A DIFFICULT DAY FOR DRIVERS ON VANCOUVER ISLAND AS WELL WHERE EMERGENCY CREWS HAVE BEEN DEALING WITH SEVERAL ACCIDENTS JOTS SINCE TRAFFIC STARTED FLOWING, CARS HAVE BEEN SLIDING DOWN THE HILL INTO EACH >> ELSEWHERE A MINI-VAN WAS HEADFIRST INTO THE DITCH ON THE PAT BAY HIGHWAY AT BEAVER LAKE, ONE OF THREE VEHICLES TO GO OFF THE ROAD THERE AND A AUSTRIA FELL ON THIS HOME IN — TREE FELL ON THIS HOME IN COURTENAY OFFICIALS SAY NOBODY WAS HURT IN THE STORM’S WAKE >> 20 TO 7 MONDAY NIGHT THERE’S A LIVE SHOT OF PRISTINE GORGEOUS LOOKING MOUNT SEYMOUR TONIGHT MUCH IT WAS ROUND 1 OF THE WINTER BLAST AND ANOTHER IS ON ITS WAY AND BRETT IS GOING TO BREAK DOWN WHAT WE CAN EXPECT

RIGHT AFTER THE >> A VOLCANO IN THE PHILIPPINES THAT BELCHED PLUMES OF ASH YESTERDAY TODAY ALSO BEGAN TO SEEP LAVA AUTHORITIES HAVE DECLARED A STATE OF CALAMITY AND ARE WARNING A HAZARDOUS ERUPTION COULD COME IN HOURS OR EVEN DAYS THE DENSITY OF THE ASH FALL HAS OBLITERATED VIEWS OF THE VOLCANO MASKS SOLD OUT AS 8,000 PEOPLE FLED TOWARD THE CAPITAL PINEAPPLE GROVES, BUILDINGS, AND ROADS, EVEN BIRDS HAVE VANISHED UNDER A THICK BLANKET OF ASH YESTERDAY THE ELECTRICAL INTENSITY OF THE ASH CLOUD GENERATED VOLCANIC LIGHTNING, SIGNALLING A MORE DANGEROUS PHASE OF THE ERUPTION POLICE HAVE MAPPED OUT AN EXCLUSION ZONE TO TRY TO KEEP PEOPLE FROM ENTERING THE REGION >> I THINK THE HAPPY PLACE FOR A LOT PEOPLE WAS INSIDE TODAY >> I COULDN’T FAULT YOU FOR THAT DID YOU HAVE DIFFICULTY GETTING IN TODAY >> GETTING INTO THE CAR >> PROBABLY THE HARDEST PART I’M SAD TO SAY, FOR THOSE WHO DIDN’T ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE THAT YOU HAD THIS MORNING WE’RE GOING TO BE IN THIS FOR THE NEXT WHILE ANITA AND I ARE PERSONALLY CELEBRATING THE FACT THAT THERE’S MORE SNOW TO COME SO I’M GOING TO GET INTO ALL THE DETAILS FOR YOU NOW LET’S TAKE A LOOK THIS MORNING AT WHAT IT WAS LIKE OVER THE NORTH SHORE, YOU CAN DEFINITELY SEE SOME CLOUDS AND THEN OH, YEAH, A FEW FLURRIES THERE AS WELL REDUCED VISIBILITY QUITE A LOT EVERYTHING MAKING IT REALLY TOUGH TO GET FROM A TO B TODAY NO MATTER WHERE YOU WERE, EVEN WALKING ON THE SIDEWALK WAS TREACHEROUS AT TIMES YOU SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR THE CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE IF YOU LOVE WINTER YOU’LL LOVE WHAT I HAVE TO SAY, IF YOU DON’T, STAY INSIDE AND TAKE ITEST IN GENERAL, ENVIRONMENT CANADA LETTING US KNOW WELL IN ADVANCE THERE IS MORE SNOW COMING AND I WOULD COMPLETELY AGREE THIS IS GOING TO BE A STORY, NOT ONLY TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY BUT BEYOND THAT INTO THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK AS WELL HERE’S HOW THE TIME IS WILL PLAY OUT FOR THE REMAINDER OF TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW IT’S POSSIBLE THAT WE SEE A FEW FLURRIES BUT LARGELY THIS IS GOING TO BE OUR BREATHER TOMORROW AFTERNOON, YOU’RE GOING TO SEE MAYBE A FEW FLURRIES GO BY FROM WEST TO EAST AS THEY DO, BUT REALLY, IT’S TOMORROW NIGHT STARTING AT 1:09 O’CLOCK, 11:00 O’CLOCK, THE ENTIRE LOWER MAINLAND, REALLY THE ENTIRE SOUTH COAST, PRETTY CONFIDENT WE’RE GOING TO BE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER IT IS GOING TO BE A LOT OF SNOW, BUT IT’S GOING TO BE THE FLUFFY KIND OF SNOW BECAUSE TEMPERATURES, HAVE BEEN SO COLD, ABOUT 10° BELOW SEASONAL ACROSS MUCH OF THE CONTINENT THAT THIS IS GOING TO BE STUFF YOU CAN JUST BLOW OFF YOUR CAR, NO NEED FOR SHOVELLING FOR THIS THAT SAID BY THE TIME WE GET INTO WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY THERE WILL BE ANOTHER ROUND OF THAT AND IT’S TOO EARLY TO TELL WHETHER OR NOT THAT WILL BE WET SNOW OR MAYBE JUST A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW SOMETHING CERTAINLY TO BE KEEPING IN MIND BUT HOW MUCH SNOW WILL WE BE LOOKING AT OVER THE NEXT WHILE? I THINK THIS IS A FAIR ESTIMATE, 5 TO 10 CENTIMETRES FOR MANY OF US, ONCE AGAIN, IN THE LOWER MAINLAND, THIS IS IN ADDITION TO THE 13 CENTIMETRES WE’VE SEEN IN VANCOUVER ALREADY THIS YEAR AND THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF SNOW FOR VANCOUVER IN JANUARY, 11 SO WE’RE ALREADY ABOVE THAT, CERTAINLY TEMPERATURES AS WELL ON THE COLD SIDE, CONTINUING TO BE THROUGHOUT THE OVERNIGHT INTO THE INTERIOR, BUT YOU’LL SEE A GRADUAL INCREASE IN THESE TEMPERATURES SLOWLY BUT SURELY, TOMORROW LIKELY TO BE THE COLDETS DAY OF THE WINTER SEASON SO FAR AND WE’LL WAIT AND SEE HOW THE REST OF THE WEEK PLAYS OUT >> WE CERTAINLY WILL THANKS, BRETT >> YOU’RE WELCOME >> Mike: THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE FATAL CRASH OF UKRANIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 752 IN TEHRAN CONTINUES WHAT ROLE CANADA MIGHT PLAY,

NEXT >> IN 2018 AN ARREST WAS MADE THAT PUT CANADA INTO THE MIDDLE OF A TRADE WAR BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND CHINA I’M STEPHEN QUINN, THE HOST OF THE CBC VANCOUVER ORIGINAL PODCAST “SANCTIONED: THE ARREST OF A TELECOM GIANT.” THE EXTRADITION OF HUAWEI CFO MENG WANZHOU BEGINS ON JANUARY 20 STAY ON TOP OF THE STORY WITH NEW EPISODES OF “SANCTIONED” OUT NOW MAKE SURE YOU’RE SUBSCRIBED TO SANCTIONED ON THE CBC LISTEN APP OR WHEREVER YOU GET OUR PODCASTS >> OFFICIALS IN OTTAWA SAY IRAN IS ALLOWING CANADIANS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE INVESTIGATION OF THE COUNSELLED UKRANIAN AIRLINER, GIVING TRANSPORT SAFETY BOARD TEAMS GREATER ACCESS THAN EXPECTED TO BE AT THE CRASH SITE AND TO THE FLIGHT DATA RECORDERRERS >> THIS IS NOT GOING TO BE A SHORT INVESTIGATION REGARDLESS WHO LEADS IT REGARDLESS OF OUR ROLE THIS IS GOING TO TAKE TIME TO ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS WE KNOW WE HAVE EXPERTISE THAT WE CAN BRING TO THIS, ALONG WITH OUR INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS THAT CAN HELP GET THE ANSWERS THAT THE FAMILIES DESERVE AND THAT THE PUBLIC WANTS AS WELL >> IRANIAN AVIATION AUTHORITIES ARE LEADING THE INVESTIGATION AS PER INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION, BUT OTTAWA IT PUSHING FOR FULL ACCESS AS IT SEEKS ANSWERS FOR THE LOSS OF CANADIAN LIVES LAST WEDNESDAY IRAN’S MILITARY ADMITTED TO SHOOTING DOWN FLIGHT TS 572 KILLING ALL 176 ON BOARD INCLUDING 56 CANADIANS TONIGHT THE HEAD OF THE T.S.B CONFIRMED THE RECOVERED BACK BOXES WERE DAMAGE AND ARE STILL IN TEHRAN TWO OTHERS WHO WORK WITH FLIGHT RECORDERRER PLAN TO JOIN THE INVESTIGATION LATER >>> NEW VIDEO WAS RELEASED TODAY BY UKRAINE IT SHOWS THAT COUNTRY’S EXPERTS WORKING WITH THE WRECKAGE AT THE PLANE’S CRASH SITE IN TEHRAN AS CHRIS BROWN REPORTS, THE INVESTIGATORS HAVE A LONG, DIFFICULT ROAD AHEAD AS THEY TRY TO PIECE TOGETHER WHAT LED TO LAST WEEK’S TRAGIC INCIDENT >> WE’RE GETTING A NEW LOOK AT THE CRASH SITE AND SOME OF THE WORK THAT’S BEEN GOING ON THERE BY THE INVESTIGATORS WHO ARE TRYING TO UNDERSTAND EXACTLY THE SEQUENCE OF EVENTS THAT LED TO THE CRASH THE VIDEO IS PROVIDED BY UKRAINE’S EMERGENCY SERVICES OUTFIT, IT SHOWS UKRANIAN INVESTIGATORS TALKING TO EYEWITNESSES WE SEE PARTS OF THE PLANE WE HAVEN’T SEEN BEFORE WITH THE UKRANIAN AIRLINE COLOURS ON IT WE ALSO SEE OTHER PARTS OF THE PLANE BEING PUT ON A FLATBED AND TAKEN AWAY WE UNDERSTAND THERE’S A HANGAR WHERE THE PLANE IS BEING RERESEMBLED TO HELP WITH THIS INVESTIGATION A NUMBER OF THESE UKRANIAN EXPERTS WHO ARE ON THE GROUND THERE, HAVE DONE THIS KIND OF SAD WORK BEFOREMENT THEY WERE INVOLVED SIX YEARS AGO WHEN MALAYSIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 17 WAS SHOT OUT OF THE SKY SO THESE PEOPLE KNOW WHAT TO LOOK FOR HAD IT COMES TO MISSILES TAKING OUT PASSENGER AIRCRAFT OVER THE WEEKEND WE SPOKE TO ALEXEI DANILOV, THE MAN COORDINATING THE INVESTIGATION FOR THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE AT THE PRESIDENT’S OFFICE AND HE TOLD US ABOUT THE IMMENSELY DIFFICULT JOB THAT STILL LAYS AHEAD IN TERMS OF IDENTIFYING 176 VICTIMS IRAN HAS 50 EXPERTS ON D.N.A., HE SAID ALL OF THEM ARE NOW WORKING IN TEHRAN AFTER BEING GATHERED FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY AND UNTIL THE TIME ANALYSIS IS COMPLETE, HE ADDED COUNTRIES WON’T BE ABLE TO TAKE THE BODIES OF THEIR CITIZENS HOME HE SAID ROUGHLY 30% OF THE BODIES HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED SO FAR ALSO TODAY UKRAINE’S GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED THE HEAD OF THE

INVESTIGATION IN IRAN IS GOING TO BE PAYING A VISIT IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS, WE DON’T FLOW WHAT THE TOPIC WILL BE BUT IT IS A SIGNIFICANT MEETING AND MINISTER OF DOUBT TO HELP ASSURE PEOPLE NOT JUST IN UKRAINE BUT IN THE BROADER INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, THAT IRAN IS TRYING TO SHOW TRANSPARENCY AND THAT IT WANTS INTERNATIONAL HELP IN THE INVESTIGATION CHRIS BROWN, CBC NEWS, KEEV >> CHEATS THE HOUSTON ASTROS MAY HAVE WON THE WORLD SERIES IN 2017 BUT MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL HAS COME DOWN HARD ON THE TEAM FOR SIGN STEALING THE FALLOUT >> NOMNEIGHINGS FOR THIS YEAR’S ACADEMY AWARD WERE ANNOUNCED TODAY AND THE MOVIE “JOKER” LED THE PACK, UP FOR 11 OSCARS INCLUDING BEST PICTURE, BEST DIRECTOR AND BEST ACTOR JOAQUIN PHOENIX RECEIVED RAVE REVIEWS FOR HIS PORTRAYAL OF THE ICONIC COMIC BOOK VILLAIN “ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD “THE IRISHMAN” AND “1917 RECEIVED TEN NOMS EACH LITTLE WOMEN GOT SIX NOMINATIONS KLUG BEST FIGURE BUT THE FEMALE DIRECTOR DIDN’T RECEIVE ONE AND THAT’S CAUSING CONTROVERSY IN REPEAT YEARS THE MOVIE INDUSTRY HAS FACED ACCUSATIONS OF MARGINNIZING WOMEN THE OSCARS WILL BE HANDED OUT FEBRUARY 9th >>> A CENTURY AFTER BASEBALL’S INFAMOUS BLACK SOX SCANDAL A MODERN KIND OF CHEATING GOT PUNISHED TODAY FIRST BY THE LEAGUE, AND THEN EVEN MORE HARSHLY BY THE TEAM ITSELF KIM BRUIN TELLS US WHAT THE HOUSTON ASTROS DID AND HOW THEY DID IT >> HAVE A LOOK AT THIS THE HOUSTON ASTROS AGAINST THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX, AND LOOK CLOSELY, LISTEN FOR AN UNUSUAL BANGING SOUND, RIGHT BEFORE THIS PITCH THERE, THOSE TWO LOUD BANGS THAT’S THE SOUND OF AN ASTROS PLAYER BANGING A GARBAGE CAN THAT WAS A SIGNAL IN AN ELABORATE SCHEME TO STEAL SIGNS FROM THE OPPOSING CATCHER TO THE PITCHER

IN NOVEMBER, A FORMER ASTROS PITCHER REVEALED THAT TEAM PERSONNEL USED A CENTRE FIELD CAMERA TO DECODE SIGNS AND THEN PLAYERS WERE SIGNAL TO THE HITTER WHICH PITCH WAS COMING TODAY A LEAGUE INVESTIGATION CONFIRMED THE ALLEGATIONS AND THE ASTROS WERE FINED A RECORD $5 MILLION >> LISTEN, IT’S THE STIFFEST PENALTY THAT ANY TEAM HAS EVER TAKEN, OR GIVEN AND WE ACCEPT THAT >> THE LEAGUE ALSO SUSPENDED THE HOUSTON ASTROS GENERAL MANAGER AND MANAGER FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR, THEN, HOURS LATER, THE TEAM’S OWNER SAID HE FELL HE HAD TO GO A STEP FURTHER AND FIRED THEM BOTH >> NEITHER OF THEM STARTED THIS BUT NEITHER ONE OF THEM DID ANYTHING ABOUT IT >> Reporter: THE ASTROS (INDISCERNIBLE) THE SYSTEM THE YEAR THEY WON THE WORLD SERIES BUT CRANE INSISTS THE TEAM BEING CAUGHT FOR CHEATING DOESN’T TAINT THEIR TITLE >> THE HOUSTON SOUTH COAST ARE WORLD CHAMPS! >> Reporter: BASEBALL HAS A LONG HISTORY OF SIGN STEALING BUT USING ELECTRONICS IS AGAINST THE RULES AND IN RECENT YEARS THE LEAGUE HAS BEEN CRACKING DOWN THIS RULING IS A REMINDER TO PLAYERS AND MINISTERS TO STEAL SIGNS LEGALLY, THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY, WITH THEIR EYES KIM BRUNHUBER, CBC NEWS, LOS ANGELES >>> YOU CAN ALWAYS FIND THIS NEWSCAST ONLINE AT CBC.CA/BC OUR NEXT LOCAL NEWS HERE AT 11 WITH DAN BURRITT AFTER “THE NATIONAL WE’RE GOING TO LEAVE YOU TONIGHT WITH VIDEO FROM FRANK RITZY, TWO CREATURES ARE DOING JUST FINE IN THE COLD SNAP THIS PROVINCE HAS BEEN EXPERIENCING AN AMERICAN DIFFER AND SHORT TAILED WEASEL HAVE A GREAT NIGHT STAY WARM