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good evening I’m Susan Bonner and this is the national the u.s. takes steps to punish North Korea for testing an h-bomb as nuclear threats show that he is begging for war Chris Brown explains why this could leave Russia sitting pretty a Toronto Imam caught up in fake news that slanders Muslims the whole thing is bizarre special seat belts could save babies lives go public finds out why a pilot project visit it’s one of the biggest push backs from the airlines Plus drones challenge choppers for a slice of the moving business Washington’s ambassador to the UN says war is never what the US wants but as the president ramps up his rhetoric in response to North Korea’s latest nuclear test will cooler heads on the world stage be able to stop it today at the United Nations there was more talk of stronger sanctions and more diplomacy to try to end Kim Jong Un’s sabre-rattling even as it appeared North Korea was preparing for yet another missile test ellen mauro begins our coverage from washington a sense of deja vu as the UN Security Council held another emergency meeting on North Korea the stakes could not be higher the urgency is now today’s meeting comes one day after kim jeong-hoon once again defied the international community with north korea conducting its most powerful nuclear test to date that move triggering calls for yet more sanctions along with renewed threats of even harsher action if Kim does not change course his abusive use of missiles and his nuclear threats show that he is begging for war war is never something the United States wants we don’t want it now but our country’s patience is not unlimited in response to the north South Korea held its own military drills today a simulated attack on North Korea’s nuclear site the South Korean president also spoke to President Trump in a statement the White House said the leaders agreed to strengthen their joint military capabilities President Trump agreed in principle with a South Korean plan to lift weight restrictions on the weapons carried by the country’s missiles Trump also conditionally approved the purchase of many billions of dollars worth of military equipment by South Korea from the United States situation those moves will likely anger Russia and China while they condemn North Korea’s actions they’re also pushing for a so-called freeze for freeze agreeing that North Korea should back away from its weapons program but that the u.s.

And South Korea should also stop their military drills this was the u.s. response when a rogue regime has a nuclear weapon and an ICBM pointed at you you do not take steps to lower your guard no one would do that we certainly won’t North Korea is showing no sign of backing down either and there are reports that North Korea is preparing for yet another missile test the kind of missile capable of hitting North America meanwhile nikki Haley says that in the coming week the US will push for a vote on even tougher UN sanctions against the country Ellen Morrow CBC News Washington Haley also stated today that Washington considers any country doing business with North Korea as contributing to its nuclear intentions veiled warnings perhaps to China and Russia but as Chris Brown tells us some in Moscow are making it clear they see Donald Trump as the biggest impediment to peaceful resolution the Russian talk-show hosts probably spoke for a lot of people here when he said every time that North Korean TV announcers on the screen he gets freaked out it’s like the missiles are already on their way he says the tense showdown his spooked North Korea’s neighbors including Russia where some border residents actually felt the shaking from the latest nuclear test in Russia’s Kremlin friendly media most of the blame for the brinksmanship is heaped in the United States Roza war a popular host Dmitri Kissel off told his audience it’s actually the US that’s the destabilizing factor yes material it’s a president Trump has made so many threats that to not start a war would mean a loss of face he said in Kissel off slammed what he called the president shortsightedness by insulting countries such as China and Russia that could help following North Korea’s latest nuclear test President Vladimir Putin wrote in his website the Korean Peninsula is balancing on the verge of a large-scale conflict the Korean crisis overshadowed what was supposed to be an economic summit today in Shia men involving both China and Russia where the Chinese reacted angrily to the US presidents musings about not trading with any country doing business in North Korea China is Pyongyang’s biggest trading partner woman county a goon fool tall though at the UN China which has so far backed repeated resolutions against North Korea has not said they will support the latest US call for yet more economic sanctions on North Korea in Russia though there appears to be little interest in that the message from the Kremlin is sanctions have failed and it’s time the u.s.

Started direct talks while China remains a neighbor with the greatest influence on North Korea Russia has been trying to increase its prominence and reputation as a crisis has escalated Russian officials claim whereas the US has used threats and bluster they’ve emphasized diplomacy Chris Brown CBC News Moscow for the first time in 10 days the US Coast Guard did not have to make any rescues in Texas in fact it’s beginning to move on sending helicopters to Florida and Puerto Rico ahead of the next major threat hurricane Irma is now a category 4 storm barreling towards the Caribbean meanwhile in Texas the destruction is still being tallied officials say at least 60 people were killed by the storm more than 50 thousand displaced people are now in hotel rooms but there is some progress near this plant where trailers full of chemicals were burning residents are finally being allowed back into their homes and Houston’s mayor says 95 percent of his city is dry but as our Ahrens Collins found out for the other 5% it’s a slow climb back to normal Harvey hasn’t quite left Houston yet this highway into downtown from the city’s west side looks more like a swimming pool nearby traviata’ Street remains underwater but even before the floodwaters recede here the cleanup has begun it would rain in bursts and the water would come up almost in the house and then recede come up almost in the house and then recede again and it did that about eight times and the stress of watching that hoping and praying that it’s not going to come into your house it eats you up in the end it wasn’t the rain that caused this mess water from an overtaxed reservoirs to blame housing developments have paved over the fields here that could have helped drain this water the amount of cement that has gone up especially on the west side of town you know the Katy area then the West part of Houston is just outrageous Harvie caused billions of dollars in damage in neighborhoods like this across Texas and contractors are already rolling in this is bad there’s people water still in their house and then until the water goes down we can’t we can’t do anything but you know be there for them you’re gonna be busy we are Houston’s mayor has promised at this street this entire city will be back to normal in a year a texas-sized job but doable it’s gonna be tough it’s gonna be tough but some of these people the neighbors come in and as long as we can get the material I think we can do it most of Houston is dry now and even on this street some like this transplanted Canadian dodged a bullet most of his neighbors weren’t so lucky still the mood here remains stubborn with high for now everybody’s in good spirits it’ll be curious the coming weeks that’s gonna really tell the story most here don’t have flood insurance many can’t afford to pay for these repairs so while the storm is long gone the true costs of it loom ahead Erin Collins CBC News Houston so can cities be built better to withstand this kind of disaster we’ll put that to an urban planning expert in about ten minutes in an era of fake news disaster zones like Houston can be a profitable place to spread misinformation something in Ontario Imam has been dealing with all weekend and thousands of kilometers away from Texas he’s setting the record straight Stephanie skandera’s has that story it was supposed to be a spiritual journey to Mecca and that’s where we reached ibrahim hindi whose cell phone won’t stop beeping it was surreal like i woke up and all of a sudden people were tagging me in this about this article that had my picture in it that article was posted by a website called the last line of defense it claimed a houston mosque was closing its doors to christians and jews and it featured a photo of hindi plucked from youtube not only is the entire story fake hindi says he’s never even been to Texas but he says he couldn’t ignore this security is a big concern for me at the mosque at my home with my family of my children hindi says as an imam he regularly sees people from his community dealing with anti-muslim hate crimes and this kind of article could make things worse this shouldn’t be about me personally it’s about this bigger problem of of these you know misinformation being spread of trying to pick communities against each other of trying to inflame prejudice but the website says the post is no expression of hate and that people should have known it was fake because of a disclaimer that says it’s a satirical publication experts say there could still be consequences very clearly this is libelous it does say somewhere on the website that it is satire but it doesn’t identify that on the piece so why risk a lawsuit those who study fake news say it’s all about the cash these these fake news websites are actively financially motivated essentially what happens when you click on a story is you’re bombarded by all kinds of ads and this is bringing in really good money for a lot of them lit avantco says currently Houston is a popular target for false stories from insurance scams to people sharing fake photos and what it does is it gets in the way of the stream of legitimate information Hindi says he hopes people focus on the real news about Muslims in Houston I had people messaging me saying like hey I was in Houston I saw all of the mosques open their doors Stephanie skandera’s CBC News Toronto coming up they followed an old trade route to break new ground in reconciliation feeling of gratitude respect honor plus those sweeping shots that make a movie sore there’s you competition to get them fire crews in Los Angeles say they’ve brought the largest fire in the city’s history under control but they’re still working to contain it completely fire operations are not over there’s still a lot of work to be done the fire started on Friday in the hills north of downtown LA 1,400 people were forced from their homes but those evacuation orders have now been lifted four buildings burned down time-lapse video has captured an aggressive wildfire in the Kootenai region of British Columbia hundreds of properties near cranville were put under evacuation order this weekend there are above 160 fires still burning across the province and fueling those fires hot and dry conditions that’s been the weather story for weeks in Western Canada but certainly not the case elsewhere in the country Cameron Mackintosh takes a look at why this was a summer of extremes and what lies ahead for fall it was a sign of things to come Canada day in Ottawa a rainy affair I sold out of Poncho’s by this morning just days later the Calgary Stampede sweltered under oppressive heat and record dryness we walk them we water them we walk them and we keep doing that till they’re completely cooled out stark examples of the east-west divide that has climatologist calling this summer the season of extremes well I think it’s the contrast between West and East that that most I think it’s most remarkable about the about the summer the explanation is in the jet stream the waving ribbon of air over Canada that divides warm and cold this summer it curved high around the west and low and wet into the East there’s why why the West had so little weather it was just hot and dry for so long and here in the East the jet stream instead of being a North Hudson Bay was really over Ottawa and or over southern Ontario the result record moisture in Ottawa and other parts of Ontario and Quebec causing flooding and crop losses while record dryness in the West has made for an intense forest fire season in fact it’s BC’s worst ever tens of thousands of people have had to flee their homes costs are now approaching half a billion dollars anything like this if there was a place to be it was in the middle Manitoba recorded one of its most pleasant summers in recent memory and as fall approaches that could be true for most of the country compared to normal Falls we think that over all across Canada it’ll be pretty pretty pretty nice weather it was too dry or too wet or just right there’s a sure thing about summer in Canada it goes fast Cameron Mackintosh CBC News Winnipeg Kensington Palace announced today that will and Kate the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child the news got a thumbs-up from Prince Harry like her last two pregnancies kate is suffering from severe morning sickness and had to cancel several engagements will and Kate’s new baby will be fifth in to the throne after four-year-old George and two-year-old Charlotte’s it’s sort of right up there with the question of why there are no seatbelts on school buses why are there no seatbelts for babies on airplanes Transport Canada has known about the dangers of simply holding a baby in your lap during a flight for decades and there has actually been a fatality in Canada directly connected to the lack of baby restraints go publics rosa market Ellie has more this crash landing in 2012 is a sad example of what can happen six-month-old isaac andy apik from Nunavut was killed like all babies he was traveling on his mother’s lap the adult passengers wearing seatbelts had minor injuries according to the investigation that followed the infant was expelled from his mother’s arms and later found next to the captain’s rudder pedals the Transportation Safety Board recommended Transport Canada work with industry to develop age and size appropriate child restraint systems and make them mandatory that hasn’t happened I remember the new story about a little boy that died being held in his parents arms from turbulence and that stuck with me Toronto mom Susan maskavich tries taking matters into her own hands by bringing a Transport Canada approved child seat belt on flights with her two-year-old daughter the red belt goes around the back of the airplane see it’s a three times flight attendants told her she couldn’t use it it’s mind-boggling Transport Canada doesn’t track how many small children 2 and above with their own seats have been hurt it lumps them in with adults we do know since 2001 six babies have been injured when they were thrown from their parents laps this is what can happen to a baby during turbulence or a crash and according to transport Canada’s own advisory small children using adult sized seatbelts could suffer severe internal injuries if that belt slips in an emergency go public found information dating back to 1979 warning babies and small children should not be allowed to fly as they still are today in 1993 Transport Canada even took the step of hiring a company design a child seat belt that would work on all airplanes that prototype made it to the final stages but then the idea just disappeared Transport Canada won’t say why recently it again looked at the issue doing what it calls a risk assessment but abandoned that too stating there were more pressing priorities we are required to restrain coffee pots in the galley for takeoff and landing and for turbulence but were not required to restrain infants Barbara Dunn advises airlines and Transport Canada on safety issues she says a stumbling block is figuring out the economics one Transport Canada estimate puts the cost at more than 10 million dollars a year for Airlines the other problem Dunn says is finding a restraining device that’s approved for all airplanes in and outside the country it’s one of the biggest push backs from the airline’s themselves they want to know that if if something is certified in Canada it’s going to be usable everywhere else in the world Transport Canada tells us it’s now doing an in-depth examination of the issue that should be complete this fall followed by public and industry consultations it’s encouraging parents to buy a separate seat for babies on flights and bring their own approved child seats for any child under the age of 7 Air Canada and West Jets say they’re just following transport Canada’s rules Roza market le CBC News Calgary Canada has lost a strong voice for press freedom and some of us here at the CBC have lost a friend Arnold amber was a longtime CBC News producer admired for the works that won him three Gemini awards but he’s also remembered as the founder of what is now known as Canadian journalists for free expression he traveled the world extensively training broadcasters and journalists in emerging democracies perhaps most notably he helped South Africans to cover that country’s first democratic elections in 1994 Arnold ampere died this morning in Toronto at the age of 77 there’s still much more ahead on the national stay with us you mr.

Drew successor on the first ballot John Diefenbaker MP for Prince Albert Saskatchewan there are no words for the highest honor that was Canton thank you we’re going to leave here the United Party Party that has had some differences but which is now determined to get on we will not take this nation by storm by stealth or by surprise we will win it by work azam but together we’re gonna build a brand new bar as expected second ballot waiting for Kim Campbell for the last hour and a half hugs the kisses the emotion for the winner you have honored me by our trust and I return it with my complete commitment to you to lead this party you got the convention the shaking of hands work together to build this burning we are now on a journey together the road to success starts with all of us all of us in this hall even Harper accepting his first Valley victory cheers from his supporters as Houston begins to rebuild after historic floods one crucial question stands out can this devastation be prevented from happening again Harvey dropped a record amount of rain but some wonder if the result had to be so bad Houston is the largest US city with no official zoning laws it’s also one of the fastest growing for years experts warned this meant trouble just the amount of urban development in the past few years has been has been phenomenal so that means you know you’ve got you’ve got roads you’ve got pavement the water cannot cannot cannot get away by building over a vast network of prairies and wetlands Houston created a massive drainage problem we’ve covered our sponge up the sponge that we had here was wonderful the effects of climate change have laid that bare fixing the problem could take a dramatic change in how cities are built and interests they serve for more on this I’m joined by Jim Schwab he is an urban planning consultant and former manager of the American Planning associations hazards planning center he’s in Chicago mr.

Schwab so much rebuilding will now take place in Houston what should happen this time that has not happened up until now we have to ask some tough questions you know one of the tough questions has to do with the role of climate change and anticipating some of the kinds of impacts that we can expect to see in the future Harvey is perhaps just a harbinger of some of the kinds of things that are going to be happening on a number of coastal communities and we need to find ways to integrate the impacts of climate change the projections of climate change into the planning process for our community and how difficult has it been to convince residents and local efficient officials politicians to enact the kind of change that is needed there’s still a reluctance on some levels to even discuss climate change yes a lot depends on where you’re at there are parts of the country where there’s an acceptance that this is real this is something that we have to deal with there was a good deal of incorporation of these issues in New York City for example even going into Sandy as well as after sandy on the other hand it must be said Houston three times in the last 20 years has rejected zoning and referendums it’s a very difficult issue to advance the drainage our stormwater drainage systems in almost any city in North America would have trouble with 52 inches but it’s even more problematic when you’ve allowed a lot of those natural systems to be degraded would you advise Houston now to change completely the way it rebuilds and not allow development and along those floodplains yeah I’d you know in a response to Harvey which is only a week old obviously we’ve seen a number of you know heroes responding to helping their neighbors that sort of thing and that’s great but as we move to the recovery phase we’re going to need also some other kinds of heroes that I would call Public Policy champions we’re going to have to be willing to ask those hard questions can we sustain this kind of land-use pattern in a city that is vulnerable to hurricanes that can dump 50 inches of rain are we willing to look at zoning are we willing to re-examine subdivision regulations are we willing to implement plans for various kinds of what we could call green infrastructure preserving those natural systems like wetlands and you know floodplain areas and and so forth and urban tree canopies even mr.

Schwab important discussions ahead thank you very much sure and up next we’ll take you through a summer of discontent I think that the leadership has shown a blatant disregard for the reality by pretending that everything is still okay the inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls has gone through months of drama we’ll bring you up to speed on a battle plus they set off on an adventure in the name of reconciliation this is sodium silica fluoride photographed in Brentford where fluoridation has been used since 1945 it is said to be able to reduce tooth decay by 60% at this moment almost 32 million people in North America are drinking fluoridated water dr. John is it true or false that sodium fluoride is a basic ingredient in rat poison I think it’s fair to say that sodium fluoride is contained in a rat poison and I think it’s also fair to say that’s contained in teeth there are no deleterious effects to the human being drinking fluoridated water and Burton president of Ontario citizens rights Association has been campaigning against water fluoridation for over 20 years I’m just amazed that the general public can believe that you can treat the human body through the water supply using the water supply as the vehicle to carry that treatment for a disease like tooth decay which is neither waterborne or contagious water fluoridation is an issue that’s been debated repeatedly some people think it’s time to take another look at it what I’m concerned about is that if we’re using fluoride from so many different sources now we may be over exposing the body to the amounts of fluoride and eventually ending up there probably with mottle teeth those patches are called fluorosis a condition that shocks many parents because of the cause too much fluoride when Braden was a preschooler we don’t really know just how much fluoride it takes to cause the little fluorosis and something we didn’t really know too much about 10 years ago it’s well known that fluoride helps prevent tooth decay but there’s a growing awareness that Canadian children may be getting too much fluoride from too many sources well it’s like anything you can to much of a good thing fluoridated water still remains the most equitable most economic way of providing of providing the prevent agent for dental caries to the general population practically all major Health Organization’s in North America have endorsed fluoridation as an effective and safe way to reduce dental decay the time I was doing work as a reporter Bassel Lake the radio editor of the star came up to me and said you have another job tonight you’re going to broadcast the hockey game apparently they had canvassed the entire sports department to get somebody to do it and for some reason rather no one was available that Saturday one nothing or they believe I think hockey is the greatest game there is it’s a it’s basically excitement there’s bodily contact there’s danger not to the viewer but to the participant but it has about everything that helps to create a thrill and the minds of the spectator broadcasting has been my life it’s given me the opportunity to travel all over our country and to meet some very wonderful people I get a kick out of going west every year visiting small localities you meet all types and they speak to you as if they’ve known you all their lives this is a real big thrill and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it hello Canada and hockey fans in the United States we’re at the 8 minute mark there’s no score there’s a shot as a drive from the left side by Nesterenko slit in off sucks Labor Day is a turning point for many Canadians back to school back to work and for summer returned to paying close attention to the news this week we’re running a special series to get you up to speed on major stories that kept developing through the summer first up the inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls it was a major liberal promise in the last election meant to give comfort and closure to the families of countless victims but good intentions gave way to months of turmoil in late spring the inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women and girls held a hearing in Whitehorse part of its commitment to give family members a safe place in which to tell their stories through our family pictures with more pictures at least we knew where I grew up an only child often wondering some 1,200 indigenous women and girls have been murdered or gone missing since 1980 and for their families this national inquiry was a hard-won victory I’m her voice she can’t speak for herself anymore so I want them to know what the effects and what happens yet nine months into a 28 month process the Whitehorse event was just the first set of hearings leading to a widely held concern this is process that no one should be rushing we need to ensure this is done properly we’re going to need some more time to get our work done and the way too we need to do it great spirit there were much deeper concerns than that advocacy groups and some families were critical of the way the inquiry was being run many of their criticisms have centered around lack of communication lack of information lack of supports to attend any of these events and a real lack of voice in all of this around the time of those first hearings in Whitehorse a respected former First Nations leader and father of the current justice minister let loose on social media this wasn’t just a communications issue the inquiry was facing a crisis of legitimacy the federal government believed the Whitehorse hearings might have helped quell those concerns well I think that people felt it turned a corner at Whitehorse I think that the fact that the families felt listened to and that there seemed to be a real empathetic approach but over the summer things took a turn for the worse the biggest blow came in mid-july when one of the five commissioners did in fact quit Maryland Patris said she could no longer serve the process the way it was designed my main concern is that this commission is going down a tried road we’ve been studied we’ve been researched we’ve gone and looked at Indians and half-breeds and in what people for a long time to see what’s the problem you tell us your sad story and we’ll figure out what to do with you and we’re headed down that same path and if it worked we would all be so fixed and healthy by now I think that resignation is extremely significant it’s saying this isn’t just a staff issue you know we’re not just having some growing pains in terms of people working for the Commission that there are fundamental and core flaws with the inquiry such that she didn’t want to be affiliated with it or she didn’t want to cause more harm to the families after this the calls for the lead Commissioner to resign grew louder I have no intention of resigning this is important work that we’ve already started that we have planned for the future and we intend to continue for the sake of the families and survivors the pressure intensified in late July the Assembly of First Nations voted on a measure demanding resignations of the remaining commissioners you failed in communications you’ve failed to build trust you’ve failed to build relationships with families but most First Nations leaders voted against that so-called hard reset more in sectors not in favor and in favor of staying the course that inquiry is occupied by indigenous commissioners and I don’t think we should be calling on the federal government to fix it some people have some concerns around a reset of the inquiry some of the families and the north are worried that maybe their testimony will be deleted or maybe there’ll be no inquiry at all in August inquiry leaders posted a reset document of their own promising to work with families on the issues that were causing friction and they stressed the inquiry was looking into the critical issue of policing I think that the leadership has shown a blatant disregard for the reality by pretending that everything is still okay and it’s clearly not okay for those who despair for the fate of the inquiry recent history may offer some hope we have excellent precedent and you’ll recall that one didn’t get started off so well either the well received residential schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission did call for a reset before finding its footing late last month during a cabinet shuffle Prime Minister Trudeau’s government split the Indigenous Affairs portfolio into two departments Trudeau promised it won’t impact the inquiry the missing and murdered indigenous women and girls inquiry is actually the responsibility of the prime minister’s office to put council office and it remains it’s not just the country’s leaders who can bring about reconciliation up next Canadians pull together on a long canoe trip their destination a deeper understanding the television show that challenges all comers is still doing just that 30 years on frontpage challenge is entering its 30th year of broadcasting in Canada and last night at a glittering reception in Ottawa they remembered and they celebrated those memorable years damn be Arneson has prepared this report few Canadian institutions have lasted as long as front page challenge and to become more popular year after year is something to be envied that’s the opinion of one viewer at least expressed over a decade ago and now after 30 years on the air the show’s more of an institution than ever tonight on page Callen hammered out in 1957 in a producer’s living room as a summer fill-in and in a business where programs fight for breath and often die after a few weeks front-page challenge is one of the most successful TV shows in history the program developed the look of a miniature history of the 20th century there was the silly talk talking about diamonds let me talk to you about your ex-husband George Sanders are you still friends with him every time you speak about it there was the profound my whole Christian background had a great deal to do with my coming to this conclusion that love and non-violence should be the regulating idea and any struggle for human dignity perhaps the show’s chief drawing card was until his death an endearing scamp Gordon Sinclair did the personal event happening to you cause you to feel happy or joy or you thought you freaky on occasion the panel goofed on the obvious well let’s see what’s a mumbly peg I guess that they don’t do that anymore this is a mystic Orpheus Lea runaround is not once in for appearances did they manage to guess one of the original moderators thirty years ago Alec Burris today is the program’s writer he recalls some early disasters such as Winston Churchill’s son Randall who was sort of nine sheets in the wind by the time he got to the studio went to the wrong studio first and when he finally got to the right studio insistent somebody go out and get him a bottle of whiskey which he killed before the show and he didn’t even need it then there was the defecting Russian diplomat Igor Gouzenko and then when he came in he insisted that he a he had to have his voice muffle so it wouldn’t be recognizable be he had to wear the hood over his face so they wouldn’t be recognized but the funny part came when he saw that Fred Davis was in the makeup room getting makeup on he insisted he had to have makeup on too even though he was gonna wear the hood it’s hard to imagine now but the critics panned the show opening night 30 years ago a corpse they called it along 30 minutes the critics were wrong last night the taping of a one-hour birthday spectacular critics had also predicted that frontpage challenge wouldn’t blast after Gordon Sinclair the critics were wrong again Danby Arneson CBC News Ottawa I think what after what they did to the student residence was awful but we got to live again we’re about to take you on a remarkable journey one that was also quite unlikely it brought together an indigenous group with a tragic backstory and members of the religion responsible for decades of pain the group began a month-long canoe trip and as Havard Gould shows us paddling put them on a path towards a bigger goal I felt there was a calling for me to do this trip I feel it a great sense of honour especially to be following my ancestors routes something magical when you get into a canoe with with a team of people there’s something that just Bond’s people together on the paddling together that being in sync with one another this is kind of magic that brings people together the journey begins not on water but at the jesuits marker shrine in Midland Ontario the idea of a canoe trip to promote reconciliation was this man’s Eric Sorensen a Jesuit priest in training who has spent the last two years planning the expedition the idea came to him when he learned of the Jesuits residential schools near Spanish Ontario where indigenous children were sent after they were taken from their families forcibly separated from both culture and loved ones often neglected or abused many died the consequences still echo through generations all jock from su sainte-marie Ontario signed up for the trip because he says his heart told me to describes himself as a non-status Indian a man wanting to explore both the past and the future I hope to learn a lot more through our trip and I think just that the fact that they’re putting on such a such a great voyage is an amazing starting point for for continuing the process of reconciliation it’s not going to be all all rainbows and sunshine the whole trip that’s for sure we’re gonna know we’re gonna experience our share of rainy days and black flies and it’s about pulling through that together and I think those experiences will hopefully only make us stronger as a group because equine digital cars we offered you this tobacco for the life and health of our people the pre launch ceremonies by the river like the mass our solemn respectful the eagerness to begin this unusual adventure contained until the launch the massive 26 foot canoes go in the water okay one two three four I’m going to be in the stern the details and adjustments seem endless but they set off retracing a traditional trade route from central Ontario to Montreal eight hundred and fifty kilometers less than a month to do it much of the roof covering territory from which children were taken and sent to residential schools run by the Jesuits Jesuits passed this way before on a similar trip in 1967 two dozen paddled the same route a celebration marking Canada’s centennial this trip has a very different purpose and different tablets it’s just a few days in but already Eric in the group are learning what it takes to live together definitely very physically physically challenging but I felt that the group in myself had felt a little bit of a rhythm developing to feel like that rhythm in the group pulling through that which was very well and we’re starting to to get to know each other you got a kind of a deeper level and have some of those deeper conversations Paul is embracing his role as navigated being the Navigator of a trip it’s been tasking at times but definitely empowering well I’m definitely pushing my limits I’d say good weather like tomorrow the weather’s so bad the waters so rough on this day they decide it’s too dangerous to continue Horta paddle when we catch up with them there’s exhaustion and relief oh good you finally get in good stranded on an island it’s about 6 and 8 foot rollers open the verge of a and I have to launch a little rescue mission to come cats but no matter the distance traveled every day they make progress the growing camaraderie is proof 75 year-old Winston Mackay acree from Saskatchewan has blisters on his hands but a smile on his face I’m seeing a good side of these people that I think what after what they did to the student residents F is awful but we gotta live again we can’t sit back and worry about to pass we gotta move ahead her dad worked at the residential school as a janitor no one here thinks a month’s paddling can overcome suffering that goes back centuries and the conversations on this night delve deeply into the past every year at the beginning of September there was silence in the community as a random our kids can you imagine what that did to the parents sister Eva Solomon and a jib way from Northern Ontario devotes most of her time to reconciliation traveling the country to lecture and lead workshops reconciliation is for youth knowing the truth yes yes yes and it’s a measure of how much they are coming together that they can also share laughter – I’d like to ask you to invite you to think in terms of the water and how we have reconciled with the water even from yesterday I learned from Eva that it it’s the cycle you reconcile then you reconcile again and you go a little bit deeper and a little bit deeper and so in some ways this might be one cycle of reconciliation for the paddlers on pulling pulling pulling together more than any kind of verbal dialogue that it’s good somebody’s a simple just experiencing the elements together experiencing that challenge together having to paddle in those those conditions 26 days later their voices drifting in song across the water they reached the end Montreal a sense of relief in a funeral I arrived safe and sound a certain sadness of being done and having to go back to to my regular life back to my studies but thing above always a sense of joy at the accomplishment of what what’s going on in the last twenty six days I feel amazing there’s a sense of accomplishment there now and I feel there’s a bunch of feelings that come to mind the feeling of gratitude respect honor reconciliation the ultimate destination feeling just a little closer CBC News and coming up Hollywood props and costumes on the auction block you’ll know some of these for sure Plus drones go to the movies I’m Anna Maria Tremonti tomorrow on the current to start our new season long project adaptation we look at how one city is taking a proactive approach to dealing with extreme weather events due to climate change that’s on the current weekdays at on CBC Radio one about you please cyanogen we’re alive it’s running rich or there’s a huge every school there oh my you see that’s terrible I was the wrestling champion of the world and he’s the best in the world at what do you got until I lost it all you got fired from wrestling right now I’m starting over in a friend last but I’m gonna be the greatest actor of all time I want to study the craft of acting if I can get you waiting tables you’re really being at that agent is a jackass let’s see what you got told you he has brain damage no I don’t have brain damage but I’m Chris Jericho some pretty famous pieces of movie history are being auctioned right now you can get Marty McFly’s shoes from Back to the Future 2 starting at $20,000 Indiana Jones is whip that’s at least 40 grand and if that’s too rich for your blood go for the purple three-piece Jack Nicholson wore as the Joker bidding starts there around $16,000 from making money off movies to saving money creating them drones are helping filmmakers drastically cut costs while dramatically changing the way they can shoot but that’s parking some long-standing jobs in the industry the CBC’s Hayden waters explains dramatic breathtaking aerial shots the best way to get them used to be by helicopter but lately the mighty flying machine has hit some turbulence enter the drone the once tiny toy has done a lot of growing up when we get the opportunity to show these people it dries just light up it can go places and get shots the helicopter can’t and it’s a lot cheaper Chris basic has flown drones for Hollywood movies and hit TV shows like orphan black in The Handmaid’s Tale finally there’s been this tipping point in the last 12 months or so now where we are shooting twice a week and now we’ve kind of become profitable and things are just escalating that’s costing Canada’s small pool of film pilots drones have even driven some of them out of work how many total hours do you have now do you remember offhand I think the logbook is about thirteen thousand eight hundred hours in there Jim Philip Oney and his wife Wendy flew helicopters for over 30 years they worked on the x-men movies Tron Legacy and many more you can even see him in the opening for the old CBC show danger Bay but with the rise of drones business crashed pushing them into retirement we’d call up people production managers and say you know hey do you have any Orioles on the show I’m thinking oh yeah because every time they say yes we don’t have a job they’d hire us but they tell ya we have an aerial but we’re using a drone the helicopter does have advantages it can fly a lot faster longer and higher and get those striking big city and mountain shots that’s how christian de who has lost business at drones is staying airborne from our side of the fence we think they’re a great tool but they’re certainly not capable of the full-on production value we can find with this still there’s no doubt that these guys have made a dent and it’s the technology gets better some experts say won’t be long before drones can do what helicopters can as you know helicopter under the film business even further hayden waters CBC News Toronto and that’s the national for this Monday night for news at any hour you can always go to CBC News CA I’m Susan Bonner good night

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