Here & Now for Tuesday, September 25, 2018

>> Announcer: THIS IS CBC “HERE & NOW.” (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪) >> AND I LIKE TO CALL IT MOTIVATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT >> Anthony: NO EXCUSES AND NO LIMITS >> Debbie: THIS DANCER BREAKS INTO CORNER BROOK WITH A NEW MESSAGE >> Reporter: THE POPULAR KIDS BAND THE WIGGLES WILL PLAY HERE ON GEORGE STREET I’LL TELL YOU ABOUT IT COMING UP >> Debbie: GOOD EVENING, I’M DEBBIE COOPER >> Anthony: I’M ANTHONY GERMAIN A GRAND OPENING FOR THE WABUSH THREE PROJECT AT THE I.O.C. MINE IN LABRADOR CITY >> Debbie: THE COMPANY SHOWED OFF ITS $79 MILLION EXPANSION JACOB BARKER WAS THERE WHAT DID YOU SEE? >> Reporter: WELL, DEBBIE, TODAY’S ANNOUNCEMENT WAS CERTAINLY A WELCOME WORK HERE IN TOWN AFTER ALL OF THE UPS AND DOWNS IN LAB WEST, I.O.C. AND THE REGION HERE SEE YOU NEW PIT AS A SIGN OF STABILITY FOR THE REGION DESPITE THE WIND AND THE COLD, IT WAS A WARM WELCOME FOR THE NEW MINE PIT >> SO NOT ONLY DID WE DELIVER THE PROJECT ON TIME, IT’S BEEN DELIVERED ON BUDGET, IT’S BEEN DELIVERED SAFELY AND WE EXCEEDED EVERY ONE OF THE REQUIREMENTS GIVEN TO US >> Reporter: THERE’S 50 MINEABLE YEARS IN THE NEW PIT, ADDING 12 YEARS TO THE OVERALL LIFE OF THE MINE >> IT’S A TREMENDOUS BOOST TO THE ECONOMY IN THIS AREA AND EVERYONE IN THIS PROVINCE WILL FEEL THE IMPACT OF THIS INVESTMENT TODAY >> IT’S AN EXCITING TIME SO THAT SHOVEL UP ON THE HILL IS BRINGING OUT THE PRODUCTION ORE GOING OUT TO CUSTOMERS AROUND THE GLOBE >> Reporter: THEY CALL IT THE MOSS PIT AFTER A MAN INSTRUMENTAL IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF WHAT IS TODAY THE I.O.C MINE RIGHT NOW THE WORK IS ON THE SURFACE A FRESH SOURCE OF IRON ORE TO DIG INTO AND THEIR MINING HAS BEEN ONGOING SINCE THE TURN OF THE CENTURY >> SO IT’S NOT AS DEEP SO IT’S

EASIER AND FASTER TO GET ACCESS, WHICH IS HELPFUL >> Reporter: WALKER SAYS THAT THE EXPANSION HAS BEEN IN THE WORKS FOR THE PAST FIVE YEARS WITH UPS AND DOWNS ALONG THE WAY, A WORKER STRIKE, DISRUPTED PRODUCTION EARLIER THIS YEAR IN 2016 THE EXPANSION WAS AGAIN DELAYED BECAUSE OF THE COMPANY SAID THERE WAS LOW PRODUCTION AND IN 2015 IT WAS PUT OFF BECAUSE OF THE LOW PRICE >> I.O.C. SURVIVED AND HERE WE ARE TODAY AND THE MARKETS ARE STRONG AND SO I.O.C. SEE THE FUTURE IN THIS PROJECT AND THAT’S WHY WE SEE TODAY THAT IT’S GOING AHEAD >> Reporter: AS PART OF THE PROJECT SOME PROMISED CHANGES ARE MADE AT THE CLUB AND WORK IS ONGOING ON SMOKY MOUNTAIN WHERE NEW LIFTS ARE BEING INSTALLED THE SNOWBOARDING MAYOR APPROVES OF THAT >> I WANT TO GET FIRST DIBS AT THAT AND I KNOW THAT IT’S EXTREMELY GOOD FOR THE COMMUNITY I’M REALLY HAPPY AND I’LL BE LIVING UP THERE THIS WINTER >> Debbie: IT’S GOOD NEWS FOR THE COMMUNITY RIO TINTO, THAT OWNS A MAJORITY SHARE OF THE I.O.C. MINE, HAS BEEN REPORTEDLY LOOKING TO SELL THE SHARES OF THE COMPANY DID THEY HAVE ANYTHING TO SAY ABOUT THAT TODAY? >> Reporter: YEAH, WELL, I DID TAKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PUT THAT QUESTION TO C.E.O. CLAYTON WALKER HERE’S A LITTLE BIT OF WHAT HE SAID ABOUT THAT >> I WISH I COULD ANSWER THAT BUT I DON’T GET TO SIT IN THE BOARDROOM OF RIO TINTO IT’S JUST RUMOURS RIGHT NOW I THINK THAT TIME WILL TELL HOW IT PLAYS OUT >> Reporter: SO THAT SPECULATION WILL CONTINUE BUT INSIDE AT THE NEW MINE PIT, THE WORKERS HEAD DOWN AND KEEPING AT WORK AND TRYING TO GET TO IRON ORE OUT AND TO MARKET AND THEY ARE HOPING TO DO THAT FOR MANY YEARS TO COME FOR “HERE & NOW” IN LABRADOR CITY, I’M JACOB BARKER >> Debbie: RESIDENTS OF ST. JOHN’S CAN EXPECT TO PAY MORE IN PROPERTY TAXES NEXT YEAR THE CITY SAYS THAT THE MILL RATE COULD GO UP BY AS MUCH AS 8.5% RESIDENTS WILL SOON RECEIVE A BROCHURE IN THEIR MAILBOXES EXPLAINING THE CITY’S BUDGET AND ITS ANTICIPATED SOLUTIONS THAT BUDGET IS NOT PUBLIC UNTIL MID-DECEMBER BUT THE COUNCILLOR DAVE BLAINE SAYSTHAT IT INCLUDES A TAX INCREASE TO MAINTAIN SERVICES BLAINE SAYS THAT IT’S DUE TO THE INCREASING COSTS SUCH AS ELECTRICITY AND A DROP IN REVENUES AFTER THE HOUSING VALUES WERE REASSESSED >> Anthony: A CRIMINAL CASE WITH THE COAST GUARD AND TWO FORMER SUPERVISORS HAS TAKEN A BITTER TURN THREE YEARS AFTER CRIMINAL CHARGES WERE LAID THE COAST GUARD IS NOW SUING THE TWO ST. JOHN’S MEN AND NOW THEY’VE TURNED AGAINST EACH OTHER RYAN COOKE REPORTS >> Reporter: WELL, IT STARTED WITH TWO MEN AND A BOY, OR A BUOY, DEPENDING HOW YOU PRONOUNCE IT BRIAN STONE AND KEVIN BARNES DESIGNED A YELLOW BUOY WHEN THE COAST GUARD DECIDED THEY NEEDED NEW ONES TO MEASURE THE OCEAN CURRENTS BUT THERE WAS AN ISSUE STONE AND BARNES WERE SENIOR MEMBERS, SUPERVISORS, WITH THE COAST GUARD AT THE TIME THE COAST GUARD SAYS THEY USED GOVERNMENT MONEY TO BUILD THOSE YELLOW BUOYS AND THE MEN AUTHORIZED THE PURCHASE OF THEIR OWN BUOYS THEY WERE CHARGED WITH FRAUD BUT THAT CASE IS MAKING ITS WAY THROUGH THE COURTS LIKE MOLASSES, SO IN JULY THE COAST GUARD SUED THE MEMBER FOR MORE THAN $– THE TWO MEN FOR MORE THAN $200,000 HE SAYS THAT IT WAS SUPERVISED BY HIS SUPERIORS THEN A FEW WEEKS LATER BARNES FILED HIS DEFENSE, A BOMBSHELL 13-PAGE DOCUMENT WHERE HE SUED THE COAST GUARD AND HE SUED HIS OLD BUSINESS PARTNER BARNES SAID THAT STONE WAS HIS SUPERVISOR AT WORK AND THAT IN A UNIFORM SERVICE YOU RESPECT THE RANKS ABOVE YOU IF HE DID ANYTHING ILLEGAL, BARNES SAID THAT IT WAS STONE WHO DRAGGED HIM INTO IT AND, THEREFORE, IT SHOULD BE STONE WHO PAYS THE DAMAGES THAT LED STONE TO FILE ANOTHER RESPONSE THIS TIME STATING THAT BARNES WAS A VERY ACTIVE PARTICIPANT IN EVERY PART OF THIS PROJECT IN A SLOW-MOVING CRIMINAL CASE IT’S NOT UNCOMMON TO SEE PEOPLE MOVE TO CIVIL COURT TO TRY TO EXACT THEIR POUND OF FLESH BUT NOW THEY’RE DEALING WITH ALL OF THIS, LAWSUITS ON TOP OF LAWSUITS, A TANGLY EVOLUTION IN THE BITTER CASE OF TWO MEN AND A BUOY RYAN COOKE, CBC NEWS, ST. JOHN’S (♪♪♪) >> SEEING ALL OF THE WINTER WEATHER THAT’S GOING TO HAPPEN AND THE FREEZING RAIN AND THE DRIZZLE AND THE FOG AND AS A METEROLOGIST IT JUST MAKES ME VERY HAPPY >> Anthony: FROM CBC NORTH TO NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR >> Debbie: WE’RE WELCOMING THE NEWEST MEMBER TO THE “HERE & NOW” TEAM >> Carolyn: AND IT WILL BE A FROSTY EVENING ON THE ISLAND TONIGHT WHILE THE RAIN IS PUSHING ACROSS LABRADOR, THE TEMPERATURES FLIRTING WITH THE MID TEENS FOR MUCH OF THE PROVINCE TOMORROW DETAILS COMING UP >> Debbie: AN AVONDALE MAN WAS

GRANTED HIS FREEDOM TODAY MORE THAN A YEAR AFTER BEING JAILED FOR SHOOTING SOMEONE JESSE LEWIS PLEADED SELF-DEFENSE AND THE JUDGE AGREED LEWIS WAS IN A BITTER DISPUTE WITH A 33-YEAR-OLD MAN NAMED BERNARD MASON LAST YEAR AFTER BOTH MEN SLEPT WITH EACH OTHER’S GIRLFRIENDS MASON WENT TO LEWIS’ HOME AND BECAME VIOLENT, ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTING A WOMAN INSIDE THE HOUSE THAT’S WHEN LEWIS GRABBED THE SAWED OFF SHOTGUN AND SHOT HIM IN THE LEG LAWYER GRUSHUE BATTLED FOR HIM THE JUDGE URGED HIM TO USE HIS TIME WISELY >> Anthony: THERE WAS A CRASH IN ST. JOHN’S THE INJURED DIDN’T HAVE THAT FAR TO GO THE CAR PLUNGED INTO A SMALL RIVER JUST ACROSS FROM MUN’S MEDICAL SCHOOL WHICH IS ATTACHED TO THE HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE POLICE ARE STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT EXACTLY HOW THE CAR WENT OFF THE ROAD EARLIER THIS AFTERNOON AN R.N.C SPOKESPERSON SAID THAT THE DRIVER’S INJURIES ARE UNKNOWN >> Debbie: A LETTER FROM THE ARCHBISHOP OF ST. JOHN’S TO HIS PARISHONERS IS BEING CALLED A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION MARTIN CURRIE WROTE A LETTER ADDRESSING THE CATHOLICS IN THE PROVINCE DURING WHAT HE CALLED “A TIME OF CRISIS.” CURRUI ACKNOWLEDGED THE ANGER FELT BY MANY, INCLUDING IN HIS OWN DIOCESE AND SAY THAT PEOPLE ARE DISCOURAGED AND DISHEARTENED AND ASHAMED BY THE ONGOING SCANDALS THE LATEST IS THE ABUSE OF THOUSANDS OF CATHOLICS IN GERMANY OVER NEARLY SEVEN DECADES JENNA HICKEY FOUNDED AN ORGANIZATION FOR SURVIVORS OF CLERGY ABUSE SHE BELIEVES THAT THE BISHOP WROTE FROM HIS HEART BUT SAYS THAT THE CHURCH’S RESPONSE TO SCANDALS IS NOT ENOUGH IN A WRITTEN LETTER TO THE POPE, HICKEY CALLED IT “A GLOBAL CRISIS.” >> WHEN I FOUNDED PATHWAYS I WAS SAYING THAT WE HAVE ONLY SCRATCHED THE SURFACE, REALLY AND AS A RESULT OF THE NEW ALLEGATIONS IN PENNSYLVANIA AND NOW GERMANY, IN FACT, I’M GOING TO GERMANY IN A COUPLE WEEKS, AND HOPEFULLY MEETING UP WITH SURVIVORS THERE YOU KNOW, PEOPLE ARE MOBILIZING >> Anthony: A U.S. COURT HAS SENTENCED DISGRACED COMEDIAN BILL COSBY FROM THREE TO FIVE YEARS IN STATE PRISON THE PROSECUTION WANTED 10 YEARS FOR THE SEXUAL ASSAULT CONVICTION BUT THE DEFENSE ARGUED FOR A REDUCED SENTENCE GIVEN COSBY’S AGE AND HIS POOR HEALTH REACTION FROM COSBY’S TEAM WAS SWIFT >> YOU WILL SUFFER THE CONSEQUENCES THAT YOU ARE CONVICTED OF DRUGGING AND ASSAULTING A WOMAN, SOMETHING THAT IS ALL TOO COMMON >> WE HAVE LEARNED AND WE WILL PROVE THAT BILL COSBY WAS DENIED HIS RIGHT TO A FAIR TRIAL >> Anthony: COSBY WAS CONVICTED OF SEXUALLY ASSAULTING CANADIAN ANDREA CONSTAND IN 2004 THE JUDGE DESIGNATED COSBY AS A SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR HE HAS TO REGISTER WITH STATE POLICE AND TAKE SEX OFFENDER COUNSELING AND HE HAS TO NOTIFY THE PUBLIC OF HIS WHEREABOUTS ANDREA CONSTAND TOLD THE COURT THAT IT LEFT HER WITH A LIFETIME OF EMOTIONAL DAMAGE COSBY HAS MAINTAINED HIS INNOCENCE THE JUDGE DENIED REQUEST FOR BAIL AND NOTED THAT NO ONE IS ABOVE THE LAW THE DEFENSE IS APPEALING >> Debbie: LIBERAL PREMIER BRIAN GALLANT PLANS TO STAY ON AS PREMIER FOR NOW, THOUGH THE P.C.s WON ONE MORE SEAT IN LAST NIGHT’S ELECTION WITH SUCH A SMALL GAP, AND GALLANT WENT TO SEE THE PROVINCE’S LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR TODAY >> SHE HAS GRANTED US THE OPPORTUNITY TO FACE THE LEGISLATURE TO SEE IF WE CAN MAINTAIN THE CONFIDENCE OF THE HOUSE >> I WOULD LIKE TO GET ON WITH IT AND I THINK THAT THIS IS DOING IS PROLONGING THE INEFTABLG, REALLY >> Debbie: BRIAN HIGGS SAYS THAT HE’S WAITING FOR THE VOTES TO BE RECOUNTED AND THAT’S EXPECTED TO BE DONE BY OCTOBER 5th GALLANT SAYS HE’LL TAKE A FEW DAYS TO MAKE ANY DECISIONS ABOUT CALLING THE LEGISLATURE BOTH SAID THAT IT IS CLEAR THAT NEW BRUNSWICKERS WANT CHANGE THE LAST TIME THEY HAD A MINORITY GOVERNMENT WAS IN 1920 >> Anthony: A HIP-HOP DANCER IS HITTING THE STAGES AND VENUES IN THIS PROVINCE LUCA “LAZY LEGS” IS GIVING A PERFORMANCE TONIGHT AT THE ARTS AND CULTURE CENTRE IN CORNER BROOK “HERE & NOW’S” COLLEEN CONNORS MET UP WITH HIM DURING A PRACTICE (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪) >> MY NAME IS “LAZY LEGS” AND IT

WAS GIVEN TO ME BY SOME FRIEND WHOSE INTRODUCED ME TO THIS DANCE OVER 15 YEARS AGO IN THE BREAKING SCENE OR THE HIP-HOP IN GENERAL IT’S VERY TYPICAL FOR SOMEONE TO GIVE YOU YOUR NAME YOU KIND OF HAVE TO EARN IT THERE’S A LOT OF MOVEMENTS THAT I’M PHYSICALLY NOT CAPABLE TO DO BECAUSE OF THE WAY THAT MY LEGS ARE AND BECAUSE OF MY SHOULDERS BUT I WAS ABLE TO CREATE MY OWN UNIQUE STYLE BY USING THE STRENGTH OF MY ARMS AND USING MY CRUTCHES AS AN EXTENSION OF MY ARMS FOR ME I LOVE CHALLENGING MYSELF TO DISCOVER NEW MOVEMENTS AND TO DISCOVER THINGS THAT I DIDN’T THANK I COULD DO AND TO BE WHOA, IF I JUST PUT MY HAND HERE I CAN SPIN EVEN MORE OR I CAN HOLD THIS POSITION AND IT LOOKS WEIRD AND FEELS WEIRD AND YET IT LOOKS GOOD I HAVE LAZY LEGS AND I WAS BORN WITH A NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDER, AND IT’S A BONE AND JOINT DISORDER WHICH ALSO AFFECTS THE MUSCULAR GROWTH WHAT MAKES IT SO RARE IS THAT ANYONE THAT IS AFFECTED WITH IT CAN BE AFFECTED IN DIFFERENT AREAS OF THEIR BODY SO I HAVE IT AFFECTING ME IN MY LEGS AND IN MY SHOULDER BUT SOMEONE COULD HAVE IT AFFECT ONE ARM AND ONE LEG OR THEIR MOUTH OR THEIR WHOLE BODY (♪♪♪) SO I LIKE TO CALL IT MOTIVATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT SO IT’S A MIX OF MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING WHERE I SHARE MY STORY ABOUT HOW I OVERCAME MY ADVERSITY AND HOW I DISCOVERED MY PASSION AND THE PROJECTS THAT I CURRENTLY WORK ON IN TERMS OF RAISING AWARENESS FOR PEOPLE THAT ARE DIFFERENTLY ABLED AND AT THE SAME TIME I DO HAVE SEVERAL DANCE PERFORMANCES THAT I DO THROUGHOUT THE PIECE BUT I ALSO AM VERY INTERACTIVE SO WE DO LIKE A HUGE FLASH MOB SO THE AUDIENCE DANCES WITH ME AND I’LL HAVE DIFFERENT MOMENTS WHERE I’LL INVITE AUDIENCE MEMBERS ON THE STAGE SO I WOULD SAY THIS IS ACTUALLY MY FIRST OFFICIAL, LIKE LAZY LEGS TOUR LIKE I’VE PERFORMED AND I HAVE JOINED TOURS, I HAVE BEEN PART OF TOURS BUT THIS IS THE FIRST TIME WHERE, LIKE, VENUES HAVE BOOKED ME AND I HAVE, LIKE, A HUGE FLYER AND PEOPLE HAVE TO PAY FOR TICKETS TO COME IN TERROR ME TO HAVE MY OWN VENUE THAT’S LIKE THAT IS REALLY COOL SO THANK YOU >> Anthony: THAT IS COOL TREMENDOUS UPPER BODY STRENGTH >> Debbie: LUCA IS PRETTY IMPRESSIVE AND I HOPE THEY HAVE A GREAT TIME THERE IN CORNER BROOK >>> TONIGHT GEORGE STREET HERE IN ST. JOHN’S WILL GET TO SEE A DIFFERENT SIDE OF ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST POPULAR CHILDREN’S GROUPS >> Anthony: THE MEMBERS OF THE WIGGLES HAVE A SIDE PROJECT CALLED “THE UNUSUAL COMMONERS” AND THAT’S WHEN THEY DITCH THE KIDDIE MUSIC IN FAVOUR OF A MATURE SOUND “HERE & NOW’S” JEREMY EATON IS LIVE ON GEORGE STREET SO, JEREMY, WHERE WILL THE SHOW HAPPEN? >> Reporter: IT WILL HAPPEN HERE AT THE ROCK HOUSE NOW IT WAS TO BE AT THE SHIP INN BUT DUE TO THE OVERWHELMING DEMAND THEY HAD TO MOVE IT TO A BIGGER LOCATION SO IN JUST A FEW HOURS THE FANS WILL GET TREATED TO A DIFFERENT SIDE OF THE INSANELY POPULAR WIGGLES NOW EARLIER TODAY THE WIGGLES WERE PLAYING FOR THEIR TRADITION AUDIENCE YOU KNOW THE AUDIENCE THAT LIKES TO DRESS UP AS CAST MEMBERS OR BRING SIGNS INTO THE SHOW NOW OVER THE PAST TWO DAYS THE WIGGLES HAVE SOLD OUT SIX SHOWS AT THE HOLY HEART THEATRE THE BAND HAS ENTERTAINED A YOUNGER AUDIENCE, MANY OF WHOM HAD TO BE CARRIED INTO THE THEATRE TODAY (♪♪♪) ♪ THIS IS THE PLACE WHERE THE FISHERMEN GATHER ♪ >> Reporter: SO PURPLE WIGGLE, THAT IS THE FOUNDER BLUE WIGGLE ANT ME FIELD HERE SEEN IN A 2015 VIDEO THEY SHOT IN QUIDI VIDI MAKE UP THE FOLK BAND “UNUSUAL COMMONERS.” AND THE BAND HAVE PERFORMED IN THEIR HOME COUNTRY OF AUSTRALIA BUT TONIGHT THE BAND IS TAKING THAT SHOW ON THE ROAD FOR A FIRST TIME MUCH LIKE REGULAR WIGGLE SHOWS IT’S HARD TO GET A TICKET TO THIS SHOW AND IT WON’T BE EASIER TO GET IN TONIGHT NOW THERE’S NO PRE-SALE YOU’VE GOT TO BUY THE TICKS IN N PERSON AND THE DOORS DON’T EVEN OPEN UNTIL 8:00 p.m LIKE THE LAST SIX THEY PLAYED HERE IN ST. JOHN’S, NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 19 IS ALLOWED IN LIVE FOR “HERE & NOW” I’M JEREMY EATON ON GEORGE STREET IN ST. JOHN’S >> I AM A PILOT I’VE BEEN FLYING SINCE I WAS 16 YEARS OLD SO I BASICALLY COULD BUY A PLANE BEFORE I COULD DRIVE A CAR >> Anthony: FROM CANADA’S NORTH TO CBC NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

>> Debbie: WE’RE WELCOMING OUR NEWEST METEROLOGIST, MEET >> Anthony: YOU MAY HAVE HEARD A BIG “HERE & NOW” ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY WE ARE WELCOMING A NEW METEROLOGIST TO THE FAMILY >> Debbie: CAROLYN HAS BEEN HOLDING DOWN THE WEATHER FORT, WE’RE GRATEFUL FOR THAT BUT YOU’RE ALSO A REPORTER AND WE KNOW THAT YOU WANT TO GET BACK IN THE FIELD >> Carolyn: DEFINITELY SO I’LL HAND OFF THE WEATHER BATON TO THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE “HERE & NOW” TEAM, SHE’LL SOON BE MAKING THE BIG MOVE TO NEWFOUNDLAND FROM CBC NORTH, ASHLEY BRAUTWEILER SHE’S JOINING US FROM YELLOWKNIFE NICE TO MEET YOU >> Debbie: YELLOWKNIFE IS A VERY LONG WAY AWAY BUT WE HEAR THAT YOU’RE PRETTY FAMILIAR WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR WHAT’S THE BURIN CONNECTION? >> Ashley: YEAH MY NIECE, MY YOUNGEST NIECE, WAS BORN THERE ABOUT — WELL, FIVE YEARS AGO NOW MY SISTER USED TO LIVE THERE SO I VISITED BACK WHEN SHE WAS BORN AND I SPENT ABOUT A MONTH AND A HALF THERE >> Debbie: THERE’S A WEATHER CONNECTION AS WELL, I UNDERSTAND? >> Ashley: YEAH SO JUST — WELL, DURING THE TIME THAT SHE WAS BORN I WAS ACTUALLY WORKING FOR AMEX IN ST. JOHN’S THERE, AND I WAS IN OTTAWA AT THAT POINT, WITH THE COMPANY THAT HAD A HEAD WEATHER OFFICE IN ST. JOHN’S SO I WAS THERE VISITING AND THEN WORKING AND GOING BACK AND FORTH WHEN LAUREN WAS BORN >> Anthony: NOW, ASHLEY, YOU HAVE AN IMPRESSIVE LIST OF EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND ONCE YOU JOIN “HERE & NOW” WE’LL EXPLOIT THAT AS MUCH AS HUMANLY POSSIBLE YOU LOVE THE OUTDOORS AND YOU

ARE AN ATHLETE AND YOU HAVE A PILOTS LICENSE? >> Ashley: I WOULD LOVE TO DO THAT >> Anthony: WHAT KINDS OF THINGS DO YOU HOPE TO DO WHEN YOU GET HERE, EITHER ON THE AIR OR IN YOUR FREE TIME? >> Ashley: I’M COMING KIND OF RIGHT IN THE THICK OF WINTER, THE POTENTIAL FOR THE THICK OF WINTER SO I DON’T KNOW HOW MUCH OUTDOORSY STUFF WITH CAMPING OR FISHING BUT THAT’S DEFINITELY ONE OF MY FAVOURITE THINGS TO DO ON THE WEEKENDS OR EVEN AFTER WORK HERE IN YELLOWKNIFE YOU KNOW, IN THE SUMMERTIME THE SUN DOESN’T GO DOWN SO I COULD DO THAT AFTER THE SHOW BUT I’M JUST LOOKING FORWARD TO EXPLORING AND DRIVING BECAUSE YOU CAN’T DRIVE HERE SO IT’S NICE TO BE ABLE TO DRIVE OUT AND TO SEE DIFFERENT COMMUNITIES BECAUSE THEY’RE ALL FLY IN HERE SO, YEAH, I’M REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO IT >> Carolyn: IT’S GOING TO BE GREAT TO SEE YOU EXPLORE EVERYTHING AND TO SEE OUR PROVINCE THROUGH YOUR EYES I KNOW THAT THE WEATHER PATTERNS IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR ARE VERY DIFFERENT FROM WHAT YOU SEE UP NORTH DO YOU THINK THAT IT’S GOING TO BE A LITTLE BIT MORE CHALLENGING FORECASTING HERE COMPARED TO WHAT YOU’RE USED TO? >> Ashley: YEAH, JUST A LITTLE BIT YOU KNOW, WE HAVE SEEN OUR FAIR SHARE, OR AT LEAST I HAVE FORECASTED MY FAIR SHARE OF BLIZZARDS IN THE NORTH, ESPECIALLY NUNAVUT HERE IN YELLOWKNIFE WE SEE A LOT OF SUNSHINE IN THE SUMMER BUT IT’S COLD SO NOW GOING TO SEEING ALL OF THE WINTER WEATHER THAT’S GOING TO HAPPEN AND THE FREEZING RAIN AND THE DRIZZLE AND THE FOG, I KNOW THAT IT’S NOT NECESSARILY THAT EVERYBODY LOVES THAT BUT AS A WEATHER PERSON, AS A METEROLOGIST, IT MAKES ME VERY HAPPY [laughter] >> Anthony: YOU ARE A TWISTED BUNCH COMPARED TO THE REST OF US, MORE OR LESS >> Carolyn: AND I BET THAT YOU ALREADY HAVE A GREAT PARKA >> Ashley: I DO BUT I MIGHT HAVE TO SWITCH THAT FOR A REALLY GOOD RAIN JACKET >> Debbie: I THINK THAT YOU CAN USE BOTH >> Carolyn: MAYBE ON THE SAME DAY >> Debbie: WELL, IT’S SO GOOD TO MEET YOU, ASHLEY >> Carolyn: YES, WE’RE REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR FIRST DAY IT’S GOING TO BE ON OCTOBER 15thTH I’LL HAND OVER THE WEATHER CLICKER TO YOU BUT UNTIL THEN I DO HAVE A WEATHER FORECAST TO GET TO AND WE’LL SAY GOODBYE FOR NOW AND SEE YOU SOON, ASHLEY >> Ashley: SEE YOU SOON, GUYS >> Anthony: GOOD LUCK >> Ashley: THANK YOU (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪) >> Anthony: OKAY, SO, CAROLYN, YOUR DAYS ARE NUMBERED APPARENTLY >> Carolyn: YEP, TICK-TOCK, BUT IT’S ALL GOOD IT WILL BE NICE TO GET BACK IN THE FIELD AGAIN SHE SEEMS SO GREAT, DOESN’T SHE? I THINK THAT SHE’LL REALLY FIT IN HERE SO I WANTED TO START THE WEATHER ACTUALLY WITH A FANTASTIC PHOTO HAVE YOU NOTICED THE MOON? >> Debbie: I DID LAST NIGHT DRIVING HOME IT’S SPECTACULAR! >> Carolyn: AND I JUST LOVE THIS SHOT OF PROSER’S ROCK, AND JEAN SENT THIS IN, JUST A SPECTACULAR HARVEST MOON >> Anthony: BEAUTIFUL >> Carolyn: YEAH, LOVELY IF YOU DO HAVE ANYTHING TO HARVEST, IF YOU’RE LIVING BETWEEN DEER LAKE AND ST. JOHN’S, YOU WANT TO COVER IT UP TONIGHT BECAUSE WE HAVE ANOTHER FROST ADVISORY IN PLACE FOR THOSE AREAS AND I’LL DEFINITELY COVER UP MY JALAPENO PLANTS TONIGHT DON’T WANT TO LOSE THOSE BABIES FOR THE ISLAND YOU CAN SEE CLEAR SKIES AND PERFECT CONDITION FOR FROST SHOWERS ARE PUSHING THROUGH LABRADOR THOUGH NOT SUPER HEAVY SHOWERS BUT IT’S A PRETTY WET NIGHT STARTING IN LAB WEST AND PUSHING EASTWARD TO HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY AND THE CARTWRIGHT AREA OVERNIGHT LOWS ON THE ISLAND TONIGHT, BETWEEN 1° AND 5°, WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES ABOUT 2-4 mm OF RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR LAB WEST AND A SOUTHWESTERLY WIND, 30-50 SO IT’S BREEZY AND ABOUT 5 mm OF RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR THE CARTWRIGHT AREA OVERNIGHT TONIGHT AND GETTING INTO TOMORROW, THE TEMPERATURES AREN’T SO BAD, ACTUALLY WE CAN SEE CLOUD COVER OVER MOST OF THE ISLAND A LITTLE BIT CLEARER THERE IN THE EAST AND SOME SHOWERS FOR THE WEST COAST AND MORE RAIN FOR LAB WEST TOMORROW AND THAT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH EASTWARD AS WELL BUT FOR THE AVALON, WE’RE LOOKING AT 15° IN ST. JOHN’S, WITH A MIX OF SUN/CLOUD AND IT’S NOT TOO BAD AND IT’S CLOUDIER AS YOU MOVE TO THE WEST AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS FOR CENTRAL, 17° IS THE HIGH FOR GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR TOMORROW I’LL TAKE THAT FOR SURE AND, OF COURSE, A BETTER CHANCE OF SHOWERS ON THE WEST COAST TOMORROW AND MORE SHOWERS ACTUALLY WEDNESDAY NIGHT THAT’S WHEN IT’S REALLY GOING TO START TO RAIN MORE BUT YOU COULD SEE SHOWERS DURING THE DAY AND 15° IS THE HIGH IN CORNER BROOK 2-4 mm OF RAIN IS EXPECTED IN THE ST. ANTHONY AREA 14° AND FOR LABRADOR, 5 mm OF RAIN

FOR LAB CITY AND 13° AS THE HIGH AND ABOUT 2-4 FOR HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY TOMORROW AND 16° SO PRETTY GOOD TEMPERATURES I’D SAY FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR AND WE DO HAVE THAT WARM-UP KIND OF CONTINUING FOR A FEW MORE DAYS THIS WEEK I’LL GET INTO THOSE DETAILS A BIT LATER (♪♪♪) >> ONE, TWO, THREE >> IT ALWAYS GETS ME >> TOUCH AND BEHIND… FORWARD, TOUCH >> Anthony: I LIKE THE FOOT STAMPING PART BUT AS MUCH AS I LIKE TO DANCE WITH YOU — >> WE NEED PROFESSIONAL HELP >> Debbie: ANTHONY AND CAROLYN GIVE FLAMINGO A GO YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS >> GOOD MORNING, SHOW TIME (♪♪♪) >> TUNE INTO THE ST. JOHN’S MORNING SHOW WITH KRISSY HOLMES AND FRED HUTTON WEEKDAY MORNING FROM 5:30 TO 9:00 (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪) >> Debbie: WELCOME BACK, EVERYONE AND THESE GUYS HAD QUITE THE ASSIGNMENT TODAY LEARNING A FEW NEW DANCE STEPS >> Anthony: YEAH WELL, TRYING TO LEARN A FEW BUT IT’S NOT EASY DANCE STEPS HOW DID YOU FIND IT? >> Carolyn: OH, MY GOODNESS, IT WAS SO HARD ANTHONY WHEN YOU INVITED ME, YOU COULD HAVE TOLD ME THAT IT WAS FLAMENCO THAT WE WOULD BE DOING WE WENT TO THE ARTS AND CULTURE

CENTRE TO MEET MEMBERS OF THE FLAMENCO PROJECT >> Anthony: YOU COULD DO FLAMENCO SO TAKE A LOOK AT OUR VERY BRAVE TEACHERS AND WE’LL SEE THEM RIGHT HERE (♪♪♪) CAROLYN HAD THAT DRESS THAT HID EVERY MISTAKE AND I WANTED TO HAVE A DRESS TO HIDE MY FEET BECAUSE IT’S TRICKY >> Debbie: MY FOOT IS STILL RECOVERING FROM MY ACCIDENT, TOO BAD I COULDN’T GO >> Carolyn: I’M SURE THAT YOU’RE DISAPPOINTED >> Anthony: AS CAROLYN SAID THE PROFESSIONALS MAKE IT LOOK EASY BUT IT TAKES YEARS TO GET AS GOOD AS THEY ARE AND YOU WILL SEE HOW GOOD IN A MOMENT AND THE DANCE COMPANY HAS RETURNED TO GO ACROSS THE ISLAND AND OFFERING WORKSHOPS AND SHOWS AT ARTS AND CULTURE CENTRES EVERYWHERE AND SHE GAVE US A DANCE LESSON AND CAROLYN AND I ASKED HOW FLAMENCO BECAME SUCH A BIG PASSIONATE PART OF HER LIFE >> MY NAME IS ANDREA WILLIAMS AND I’M ORIGINALLY FROM SPAINT ST. JOHN’S I DISCOVERED FLAMENCO IN SOUTHERN FRANCE I CAME ACROSS A PILGRIMAGE OF WHAT WE HAVE THERE AND I JUST FELL IN LOVE WITH THE MUSIC I CAME BACK TO ST. JOHN’S AND AT THE SHIP THERE WAS THIS LOVELY GROUP THAT WERE PERFORMING AND I SAID THIS IS GREAT HERE’S TWO WORLDS COLLIDING NEXT THING YOU KNOW I’M IN VANCOUVER AND I’M IN A FLAMENCO DANCE COMPANY THERE AND NOW I HAVE THE CHANCE TO BRING THAT BEAUTIFUL FORM OF ART THAT WE’VE DEVELOPED IN VANCOUVER BACK TO ST. JOHN’S (♪♪♪) I THINK THAT FOR ME IT STARTED WITH THE MUSIC IT’S THE KIND OF MUSIC THAT KIND OF EATS YOU FROM THE INSIDE IT’S VERY HARD TO SIT STILL WHEN YOU LISTEN TO FLAMENCO MUSIC THERE’S A RAW ENERGY TO IT AND THE MUSIC COMES FROM THE SUFFERING OF A PEOPLE, THE STRUGGLE OF A PEOPLE, AND THE OPPRESSION THAT THEY EXPERIENCED AND IT GROWS OUT OF THAT AND THEN FROM THAT SORT OF VERY DEEP PIT OF DESPAIR COMES THIS BEAUTIFUL MUSIC THAT RESONATES ON SO MANY LEVELS ACROSS THE BOARD AND YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE SPANISH TO UNDERSTAND WHAT THEY ARE TRANSMITTING THROUGH THE MUSIC THE EMOTION IS THERE (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪) PEOPLE OFTEN SAY THAT FLAMENCO DANCERS ARE SOME OF THE MOST SEXY DANCERS BUT WHAT WE’RE DOING IS USING OUR ENTIRE BODY TO DANCE SO WE TAKE THE MUSIC AND WE EXPRESS IT PHYSICALLY SO YOU WILL SEE SOME DANCERS WHO HAVE A VERY, VERY SERIOUS NATURE TO THEIR DANCE YOU WILL OFTEN SEE A CHANGE OF EXPRESSION IN THEIR FACE BECAUSE THEY ARE EMBODYING IT ON ALL LEVELS THE FORM OF DANCE AND OTHER FORMS OF FLAMENCO YOU WILL SEE THE SORT OF CHEEKIER SIDE AND THAT’S WHEN THE SORT OF THE ADJECTIVE “SEXY” COMES OUT BECAUSE WE MOVE OUR HIPS AND WE USE OUR HANDS VERY FREQUENTLY THERE’S OFTEN KIND OF GESTURES THAT ARE WITH THE EYES AS WELL SO WE’RE USING EVERYTHING >> Anthony: WHEN YOU FINISH A SHOW OR A WORKSHOP AND YOU LOOK BACK AT WHAT YOU HAVE EITHER TAUGHT OR PERFORMED, HOW DO YOU FEEL? >> EXHILARATED TEACHING IS SUCH A REWARDING THING AND TEACHING FLAMENCO ESPECIALLY BECAUSE YOU CAN SEE SOMEBODY WHO MAY HAVE HAD NO DANCE EXPERIENCE WHATSOEVER PICK UP JUST A TINY BIT AND THE CHANGE IN THEIR FACE AND THE CHANGE IN THEIR CONFIDENCE LEVEL JUST DRIVES YOU HOME IT’S GREAT (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪) >> Reporter: ALL RIGHT, GUYS, IT’S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR AND EVERYBODY HAS FISH IN THEIR FREEZER SO I’LL SHOW YOU MY ULTIMATE FISH AND CHIPS >> Anthony: WE BOTH WANT FISH AND CHIPS HE SHOWED US THE FINER POINTS OF FILLETING >> Debbie: AND TONIGHT THE CHEF WILL TEACH US A FEW TRICKS FOR FRYING UP THE PERFECT MEAL OF COD (♪ >> “LAND AND SEA” RETURNS WITH A

BRAND-NEW SEASON, BEGINNING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14th AT NOON ON THE ISLAND, 11:30 IN MOST OF LABRADOR (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪) >> Anthony: WELL, FOR LOCAL CHEF MARK McCROW, THE MAKE-OR-BREAK IS THE BATTER >> Debbie: HE’S NOT ALONE IN THE SECOND PART OF OUR SERIES MARK IS REVEALING HIS SECRET TO THE ULTIMATE FISH AND CHIPS HERE’S A HINT, IT HELPS THAT THIS WAS FILMED NEXT TO A BREWERY >> Anthony: OF COURSE (♪♪♪) >> ALL RIGHT, GUYS, IT’S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR AND EVERYBODY HAS FISH IN THEIR FREEZER SO I’LL SHOW YOU MY ULTIMATE FISH AND CHIPS SO IT STARTS OFF WITH BEAUTIFUL FRESH COD AND MY LITTLE TRICK, I LIKE TO SALT IT, LET IT SIT FOR ABOUT 15, 20 MINUTES TO DRAW SOME OF THE EXCESS MOISTURE OUT THAT WAY YOU CAN PAT IT DRY AND YOUR BATTER WILL STAY THAT MUCH CRISPIER YOU START WITH THE SKIN ON THE POTATO AND CUT THICK SLICES AND STACK THEM UP AND CUT THEM INTO NICE CHUNKY FRIES ONCE YOUR FRIES ARE CUT RINSE THEM IN COLD WATER TO TAKE AWAY ANY EXCESS STARCH ONCE THEY’RE RINSED PAT THEM DRY SO THEY WON’T SPLATTER WHEN THEY GO IN THE HOT OIL AND BLANCH THE FRIES AT 275 275° UNTIL COOKED THROUGH AND YOU NEED THE ULTIMATE TARTER A COUPLE TABLESPOONS OF MAYONNAISE AND DJON MUSTARD AND CAPERS, THIS IS MY FLAT LEAF PARSLEY AND HASH IT UP AND EVERYTHING IS IN A BOWL AND ROUGHLY CHOPPED AND YOU WANT TO HIT IT WITH FRESH LEMON ZEST AND LEMON JUICE JUST TO MAKE IT POP SO FOR THE PERFECT BEER BATTER START OFF WITH A CUP OF FLOUR, A PINCH OF SALT AND A TABLESPOON OF BAKING POWDER AND LOOK FOR A GOOD CONSISTENCY ON THE BATTER, NOT TOO THICK, TOO THIN AND YOU SHOULD DIP YOUR FINGER IN AND IT SHOULD COAT YOUR FINGER NICELY NOW THAT THE FRIES ARE COOKED ONCE AND GO BACK IN TO GET A HIGHER TEMPERATURE AND GET THEM NICE AND CRISPY 320° NOW AND YOU WILL GET A NICE CRISPY FRENCH FRY THEY’LL START TO FLOAT TO THE TOP AND BECOME GOLDEN BROWN AND THEN YOU HAVE THE PERFECT FRY SO GO IN AND SCOOP THEM OUT, SHAKE ANY EXCESS OIL OFF AND PUT THEM RIGHT IN A BOWL AND SEASON WITH SALT AND DIP YOUR FISH IN THE BATTER AND DRAG IT AROUND AND GENTLY LAY IT ON THE HOT OIL NOW TO PLATE IT UP, GET A NICE STACK OF FRIES IN YOUR BOARD AND PILE THEM HIGH GO BACK AND GET YOUR FISH OUT OF THE OIL AND DRAIN OFF ANY EXCESS ON A PAPER TOWEL ANYTHING OUT OF HOT OIL YOU WANT TO SEASON WITH SEA SALT THERE YOU GO, STACK IT HIGH ON TOP OF YOUR FRIES AND GET THAT ULTIMATE TARTAR SAUCE AND DRIZZLE DOWN THE SIDE AND ANY GOOD FISH AND CHIPS NEEDS HOMEMADE DRESSING AND A GOOD DRIZZLE OF GRAVY TO JAZZ IT UP I FINISH WITH A MALT VINEGAR SPRITZ AND A WEDGE LEMON ON THE SIDE THAT’S IT, MY ULTIMATE FISH AND CHIPS

>> Debbie: I’M STARVING >> Anthony: WHAT’S WRONG? I’M OUT OF HERE, DEBBIE I’M GOING TO GET FOOD SEE YA >> Debbie: BE BACK AFTER THE BREAK (♪♪♪) >> IF THEY HAD THOUSANDS OF YEARS TO BECOME FOES >> Debbie: TONIGHT ON OUR SERIES “WAVES OF CHANGE” WE GO DIVING WITH TWO SCUBA DIVERS TO GET AN UPCLOSE LOOK AT OCEAN POLLUTION STAY WITH US (♪♪♪) >> Debbie: WELCOME BACK, EVERYONE IT IS A GREAT NIGHT, FISH AND CHIPS AND MEETING ASHLEY, EVERYTHING >> Carolyn: A LOT OF FUN IT’S ALL GOOD AND, YOU KNOW, THE FORECAST ISN’T TOO BAD THERE ARE SOME DECENTLY WARM TEMPERATURE COMING, LIKE MID-TEENS, THAT’S NOT TOO BAD, RIGHT? AND WE’LL START WITH THE CURRENT TEMPERATURES IN THE PROVINCE, 5° IN ST. JOHN’S 9° IN BADGER 9° IN HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, WE DO HAVE A FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT IF YOU’RE IN DEER LAKE, BAIE VERTE, OVER TO ST. JOHN’S, MARYSTOWN AND GANDER, YOU WILL WANT TO COVER UP ANY FROST SENSITIVE PLANTS THAT YOU CAN OVERNIGHT TONIGHT FOR SURE WE DO HAVE A SYSTEM ON THE WAY THAT’S GOING TO BRING SOME RAIN TO LABRADOR AS WELL AS TO THE ISLAND A NICE CLEAR, COOL NIGHT ON THE ISLAND TONIGHT WITH THAT FROST SHOWERS ARE PUSHING ACROSS LABRADOR OVERNIGHT TONIGHT NOT TOO HEAVY THOUGH AND ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS IS COMING THROUGH ON WEDNESDAY, THROUGH LAB WEST AND AS WELL AS THE WEST COAST OF THE ISLAND IS LOOKING AT SHOWERS TOMORROW AFTERNOON ST. JOHN’S, GETTING UP TO ABOUT 15° WITH A MIX OF SUN/CLOUD IT GETS CLOUDIER AS YOU GO WEST A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN CENTRAL AREAS 17° IN GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR FOR CORNER BROOK, 15° THERE AS WELL AS FOR PORT AUX BASQUE WITH SHOWERS AND KIND OF BREEZY TOO, SOUTHWESTERLY WIND 30, GUSTING TO 50 TOMORROW AS WE HEAD TO LABRADOR, 2-4 mm OF RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY A CHANCE OF SHOWERS FOR CARTWRIGHT 13° IN NAIN TOMORROW AS WELL AS IN LAB CITY WITH 5 mm OF RAIN EXPECTED THERE SO WEDNESDAY NIGHT IS REALLY WHEN THE HEAVIER RAIN WILL COME FOR THE ISLAND, PARTICULARLY THE WEST COAST PORT AUX BASQUE AND BURGEO AREA, COULD SEE 10-20 mm OF RAIN ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT ABOUT 5-10 mm FOR THE CORNER BROOK AREA AND UP THROUGH THE NORTHERN PENINSULA

SO IT WILL BE A WET NIGHT AND THEN THINGS START TO CLEAR OFF FOR LABRADOR, BUT STAYING PRETTY WET THERE ON THE ISLAND AS THIS SYSTEM IS STARTING IN THE WEST AND THEN IT CONTINUES TO PUSH EASTWARD THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON THURSDAY YOU CAN SEE THE BAND OF HEAVY RAIN THERE BUT THE TEMPERATURES, LOOK AT THIS, 18° FOR WESTERN NEWFOUNDLAND AS WELL AS FOR CENTRAL AREAS 16° IN THE EAST WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IT’S GOING TO BE PRETTY WINDY THOUGH WE’RE LOOKING AT SOME SOUTHERLY WINDS SO IT’S GOING TO BE QUITE A BREEZY, WET DAY FOR THE WEST AND FOR CENTRAL FOR LABRADOR, A MIX OF SUN/CLOUD RIGHT ACROSS THE BOARD AND THE TEMPERATURES COOLER IN THE WEST AT 7° AS THE HIGH THERE AND SO, THE AVALON PENINSULA, WE’LL START TO SEE THE SHOWERS LATER ON ON FRIDAY MORNING AND AS WELL AS CONTINUING THROUGHOUT MOST OF THE DAY YOU CAN SEE A BAND OF FAIRLY HEAVY SHOWERS THERE AS WELL SO LOOKING AT SHOWERS ON FRIDAY, 12° AS THE HIGH IN THE EAST, BUT STAYING AROUND 17° FOR THE WEST AND CENTRAL WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THERE BUT A NICE FRIDAY COMING FOR WESTERN NEWFOUNDLAND 17° THERE WITH A MIX OF SUN/CLOUD AND SUN/CLOUD FOR LABRADOR AS WELL, 16° IN THE EAST NOT TOO SHABBY FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR SO WE DO HAVE QUITE A BIT OF RAIN COMING BUT THE TEMPERATURES DECENT IN THE MID TEENS MOSTLY IN THE EAST A LITTLE HIGHER THERE IN THE CENTRAL AREAS AND A NICE SATURDAY AND HOPEFULLY THAT FORECAST WILL HOLD FOR SATURDAY, 18°, WITH SUN/CLOUD IN CENTRAL AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS ON SATURDAY FOR WESTERN NEWFOUNDLAND AND 16° AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS FOR EASTERN LABRADOR ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, AND THE TEMPERATURES ON THE COOLER SIDE AND COOLER STILL THERE IN LAB WEST WITH A CHANCE OF FLURRIES THERE ON SUNDAY SO THAT’S YOUR FORECAST, BACK TO YOU GUYS >> Anthony: THERE’S A BIT OF A BUZZ IN DOWNTOWN ST. JOHN’S AND IT’S NOT THE BOOZE >> Debbie: MEMBERS OF THE WIGGLES WILL BE HEADING DOWN TO GEORGE STREET TO PERFORM SOME SONGS AS THEIR ALTERNATIVE BAND FOR GROWN-UPS “HERE & NOW’S” JEREMY EATON IS ALSO DOWNTOWN TONIGHT HE’S JOINING US ONCE AGAIN JEREMY, ANYBODY LINING UP YET? >> Reporter: NO, NOBODY HAS LINED UP YET BUT A NUMBER OF PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KNOCKING ON THE DOOR AND TRYING TO GET EARLY TICKETS BECAUSE TWO MEMBERS OF THE WIGGLES ARE GOING TO DITCH THEIR OUTFITS FOR MORE CASUAL CLOTHES AND DITCH THE MUSIC MEANT FOR THE PRESCHOOL AUDIENCE AND PLAY FOLK MUSIC IT’S THE FIRST TIME THAT ANTHONY FIELD AND ROCKY HAVE PERFORMED AS THE UNUSUAL COMMONERS OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA NOW THE WIGGLES ARE NO STRANGER TO THIS PROVINCE AND IT APPEARS THAT THE BAND HAS BECOME QUITE TAKEN WITH NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR CHOOSING TO RECORD HERE AND MAKING A MUSIC VIDEO OF IT IN QUIDI VIDI IN THE LAST TWO DAYS THEY HAVE PLAYED SIX SOLDOUT SHOWS AT HOLY HEART THE BAND FIRST PERFORMED IN THE EARLY 1990s, AND MILLIONS OF THEIR FANS HAVE GROWN UP SO THE CHILDREN WHO GREW UP LISTENING TO THE WIGGLES ARE ABLE TO GO TO THIS 19 AND OVER SHOW IF THE KNOCKING ON THE DOOR IS ANY INDICATION, THE SWITCHING OF VENUES IS AN INDICATION, THERE’S A LOT OF PEOPLE HERE TONIGHT TO CHECK OUT THE UNUSUAL COMMONERS REPORTING LIVE FOR “HERE & NOW” I’M JEREMY EATON IN ST. JOHN’S (♪♪♪) >> Anthony: TWO SCUBA DIVERS ARE APPEALING TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO HELP TO STOP MARINE POLLUTION EVERY TIME THEY DIVE THEY PULL UP PILES AND PILES OF PLASTIC BOTTLES AND TRASH LITTERING THE OCEAN FLOOR CANADIANS DUMP MILLIONS OF TONNES OF GARBAGE IN OUR COASTAL WATERS EVERY YEAR AND AS WE EXPLAIN MUCH OF IT IS ONLY USED ONCE BUT IT POLLUTES FOREVER >> Reporter: THE TWO SCUBA DIVE FOR FUN AROUND HALIFAX TODAY WE MEET THEM AT THE WHARF IN LOWER PROSPECT >> AS USUAL WHEN WE GO DIVING WE BROUGHT A LITTLE MESH BAG BECAUSE WE USUALLY FIND LITTLE TRASH UNDERWATER AND PIECES OF PLASTIC >> Reporter: WE’RE GOING TO SEE HOW MUCH WASTE WE CAN FIND UNDERWATER DURING A SINGLE DIVE >> WHENEVER YOU’RE NEAR THE COAST LIKE THE OCEAN AND THE WAVES AND THE TIDES AND EVEN THE WINDS JUST LIKE BLOWS UP THE TRASH FROM THE SHORE SO WE CAN EXPECT TO FIND SOMETHING >> Reporter: SHE’S RIGHT, CANS, BOTTLES, KIDS TOYS AND PLASTICS SO MUCH WASTE IS COLLECTED THAT WE HAVE TO BRING IT UP BEFORE DIVING AGAIN WE STUMBLE ON OTHER ITEMS LIKE AN OLD C.D., A PIECE OF HOSE, THINGS THAT DON’T BELONG HERE

ALEXANDRIA IS A MARINE GEOSCIENTIST HE CAN’T STOP THINKING ABOUT THE JOURNEY OF WASTE WHICH CAN BE ACCELERATED WITH MARINE AVALANCHES >> ESPECIALLY ON THE WEST COAST WHERE THERE’S BEEN STUDIES ABOUT THAT THEY SHOW THAT THE PLASTIC CAN MOVE ALONG WITH LONG SHORE CURRENTS ALONG THE COAST AND THEN IT’S MARINE AVALANCHES THAT ARE TRIGGERED ONCE EVERY MONTH OR SO AND THEY CAN THEN BRING THOSE PLASTICS AND THOSE WASTES VERY DEEP INTO THE OCEAN >> Reporter: HIS PARTNER WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DO MORE TO KEEP WASTE FROM ENDING UP IN OUR OCEANS IN PARTICULAR SINGLE-USE PLASTICS LIKE STRAWS AND PACKAGING >> WE USE THEM ONLY ONCE BUT IT TAKES LIKE THOUSANDS OF YEARS TO DECOMPOSE >> Reporter: THE STATISTICS ARE ASTOUNDING ACCORDING TO THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT, EIGHT MILLION TONNES OF WASTE END UP EACH YEAR IN THE OCEANS THE WASTE OF PLASTIC IN THE WATER COULD EXCEED THE WEIGHT OF FISH AS SOON AS 2050 TIME IS RUNNING OUT THE EFFECTS OF PLASTIC WASTE ON THE ENVIRONMENT ARE EVEN WORSE THAN WE THOUGHT A CANADIAN RESEARCHER WORKING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROVED LAST MONTH THAT PLASTIC DEGREDATION IS A SOURCE OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS AFTER 45 MINUTES OUR HARVEST IS QUITE IMPRESSIVE WE PICKED UP DOZENS OF OBJECTS THAT OTHERWISE MIGHT HAVE DRIFTED TO DEEPER WATERS >> Debbie: OTTAWA-GATINEAU RESIDENTS ARE BEING BEATEN UP BY THE WEATHER AGAIN TODAY ON FRIDAY TORNADOES BATTERED HUNDREDS OF HOMES LEAVING MANY WITHOUT ROOFS NOW MORE RAIN IS ON THE WAY THE CBC’S HANNAH THIBEDEAU HAS THE LATEST FROM ONE OF THE HARDEST HIT AREAS NEAR OTTAWA >> Reporter: TODAY’S MAIN TASK IS TRYING TO KEEP THE RAIN OUT OF THE HOMES THAT HAD BEEN STOMPED ON BY FRIDAY’S TORNADO 400 VOLUNTEERS AND SKILLED WORKERS JOINED FIREFIGHTERS TO WEATHER PROOF THE 53 HOMES THAT HAD BEEN DEEMED UNINHABITABLE >> YESTERDAY WAS TRIAGE AND TODAY IT’S STILL TRIAGE SO WE’RE LOOKING AT STRAPPING DOWN THESE HOUSES, TRYING TO GET THEM RAIN PROOF BECAUSE HERE WE ARE AND THE RAINS ARE COMING IN SO THAT’S OUR BIGGEST GOAL >> Reporter: THE PUBLIC SAFETY MINISTER RALPH GOODALE SURVEYED THE SITE AND HE SAYS AT THIS POINT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HASN’T HAD TO PROVIDE ANY FINANCIAL SUPPORT BUT HE WAS STUNNED BY THE DEVASTATION >> WHEN YOU SEE THE DEVASTATION UPFRONT, IT IS STUNNING AND HEART RENDERING AND THE CAPRICIOUS NATURE OF IT IS SOMETHING THAT YOU SEE IMMEDIATELY, A HOME TOTALLY DESTROYED AND NOTHING LEFT BUT KINDLING AND THEN ACROSS THE STREET ANOTHER HOME THAT IS ALMOST IN PERFECT CONDITION AND THAT’S WHAT MAKES THESE CIRCUMSTANCES SO HARD TO DEAL WITH >> Reporter: GOODALE IS THE LATEST POLITICIAN TO VISIT THE AREA BUT PEOPLE WHO LOST THEIR HOMES STILL AREN’T SURE HOW THAT WILL HELP >> WE’LL SEE, RIGHT? TALK IS CHEAP BUT I’M SURE THAT THEY FEEL BAD, EVERYONE DOES, AND WE’LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS DOWN THE ROAD >> Reporter: JUST TO GIVE YOU A SAMPLE OF HOW STRONG THE TORNADO WAS, TAKE A LOOK AT THIS BEHIND ME THIS IS A TREE IT TOOK DOWN THE ROOTS, IT’S TWO TIMES TALLER THAN ME THE CREWS CONTINUE TO CLEAN UP THE DEBRIS BUT THE JOB IS FAR FROM OVER HANNAH THIBEDEAU, CBC NEWS, DUN ROBIN, ONTARIO >> Debbie: SOUTH OF BORDER NOW U.S. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SAYS THAT THE UNITED STATES WILL ONLY GIVE FOREIGN AID TO COUNTRIES THAT RESPECT US IN A SPEECH TODAY THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY, TRUMP DENOUNCED IRAN AND TOOK A SWIPE AT CHINA TRUMP ALSO BRAGGED ABOUT HIS ACHIEVEMENTS BUT THE AUDIENCE OF WORLD LEADERS LAUGHED AT HIM >> THE ADMINISTRATION HAS ACCOMPLISHED MORE THAN ALMOST ANY ADMINISTRATION IN THE HISTORY OF OUR COUNTRY AMERICA, SO TRUE… DIDN’T EXPECT THAT REACTION BUT THAT’S OKAY >> Debbie: LAST YEAR TRUMP MOCKED THE NORTH KOREAN LEADER AS “ROCKET MAN” BUT THIS YEAR HE COMPLIMENTED KIM JONG-un FOR TAKING STEPS TO GET RID OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS (♪♪♪) >> Carolyn: HERE’S OUR PICTURE OF THE DAY A BEACH PARTY! LOOK AT THESE GUYS HANGING OUT ON THE BEACH, ON THE ROCK,

SOMEWHERE IN THE PROVINCE I’LL GIVE YOU A HINT, IT’S BY THE OCEAN >> Anthony: SO GENEROUS HOW MANY STEEL COVES ARE THERE IN THIS PROVINCE >> Carolyn: I’LL LET YOU KNOW WHERE THIS SHOT WAS TAKEN AFTER (♪♪♪) >> Anthony: THERE WE ARE >> Carolyn: WELL, HELLO >> Anthony: THOUGHT WE WERE GOING TO GO TO FLAMENCO AGAIN >> Debbie: WE’RE NEARING THE END OF THE PROGRAMME AND YOU SHOWED US A LOVELY SHOT BEFORE WE WENT TO COMMERCIAL >> Carolyn: THE SEALS HANGING OUT ON THE BEACH THIS WAS TAKEN IN RENEWS, NOT TOO FAR FROM ST. JOHN’S JUST CHILLING AND HANGING OUT ON THE ROCKS THANK YOU VERY MUCH, LINDA CUTLER, FOR SENDING THIS SHOT IN >> Debbie: I WONDER WHAT THEY WERE DINING ON? >> Carolyn: THEY LOOK LIKE THEY SHOULD BE BASKING IN THE SUN BUT IT DOESN’T LOOK VERY SUNNY >> Anthony: JUST CHILLING, WHAT ELSE WILL YOU DO? >> Carolyn: SO IF YOU HAVE A PHOTO, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO SEND IT IN AND EMAIL TO NLPHOTOS@CBC.CA >> Anthony: I THINK THAT THERE’S A DISH OF COD WITH MY NAME ON IT, SO THAT SOUNDS LIKE A GOOD IDEA >> Debbie: IT SOUNDS EXCELLENT >> Anthony: THERE’S GOT TO BE SOME COD SOMEWHERE >> Debbie: DEFINITELY I’M SURE THAT SOME OF OUR VIEWERS ARE PROBABLY HAVING THAT FOR SUPPER SEE YOU TOMORROW, GOODNIGHT, EVERYONE >> Carolyn: GOODNIGHT (♪♪♪)