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Here & Now Monday August 12 2019


>>Announcer: THIS IS CBC “HERE & NOW.” (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪)>>Carolyn: TONIGHT… DILDO IS GETTING READY FOR MORE LATE-NIGHT APPEARANCES ON JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE AS THE TALK SHOW HOST CONTINUES HIS PITCH TO BECOME THE MAYOR OF DILDO.>>>GOOD EVENING AND WELCOME TO “HERE & NOW.” I’M CAROLYN STOKES.>>>EVEN THE PREMIER IS GETTING ON THE DILDO TALK SHOW ACTION. BALL TWEETED DIRECTLY TO KIMMEL, OFFICIALLY INVITING THE TALK SHOW HOST TO COME FOR A VISIT. BALL SAYS THAT THIS PROVINCE WOULD GIVE HIM A BREAK FROM THE HEAT AND TRAFFIC IN LOS ANGELES. AND BALL PROMISED KIMMEL WOULD FALL IN LOVE WITH THE PROVINCE. AND THEN THIS AFTERNOON, KIMMEL SENT OUT A TONGUE-IN-CHEEK RESPONSE. HE SAYS THAT HIS SIDEKICK IS ON THE GROUND IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND HE WROTE THAT THE KIMMEL FAMILY LOOKS FORWARD TO SEEING THE BALLS. I GUESS THAT HE LOVES HIS DOUBLE INTOND RAFOR SURE. SO, ADAM, ANY SIGN OF HIM YET?>>Reporter: WELL, CAROLYN, NOT YET. AND WE’RE WAITING TO SEE BUT EVERYONE’S EYES ARE PEELED FOR HIM AND THEY’RE WONDERING WHEN HE’LL ARRIVE. AND AS WE’RE COMING IN HERE YOU CAN LOOK AT THE SIGN BEHIND ME AND “JIMMY LOVES DILDO” “KIMMEL FOR MAYOR” AND IT’S A CARNIVAL-TYPE ATMOSPHERE HERE. I KNOW THAT IT’S SUMMER AND PEOPLE COME HERE TO ENJOY THE SUMMER FUN IN DILDO ANYWAYS, BUT, MAN, OH, MAN, THIS PLACE IS ON WHEELS TODAY. PEOPLE ARE GOING BY AND HAVING A GAWK AT STUFF. AND THEY’RE JUST HAVING A GREAT TIME. YOU LOOK AROUND AND PEOPLE ARE WEARING T-SHIRTS FOR JIMMY KIMMEL AND THEY’RE JUST EXCITED ABOUT THIS SHOW. IT’S REALLY AMPED THE SHOW UP. AND THEY’RE KEEPING THEIR CARDS CLOSE TO THEIR CHEST BUT WE’LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS. WE’LL SEE WHAT COMES ON THE SHOW TONIGHT AND THROUGHOUT THE WEEK AS PEOPLE, IN ADDITION TO GUILLERMO, THEY WANT JIMMY KIMMEL TO COME HERE TOO. AND SO IT’S A WAIT AND SEE. LOOK, I HAVE COVERED A FEW POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS AND I HAVEN’T SEEN ONE SO ONE-SIDED BEFORE. SO I THINK THAT HE’S GOT A PRETTY GOOD SHOT. LIVE FOR “HERE & NOW” I’M ADAM WALSH IN DILDO.>>Carolyn: WELL, IN OTHER NEWS TONIGHT, A LEGAL FIGHT BETWEEN NALCOR AND ASTALDI GIVES ANOTHER GLIMPSE INTO THE TROUBLES THAT THE ITALIAN CONTRACTOR IS FACING. DOCUMENTS FILED AT SUPREME COURT IN ST. JOHN’S SHOW ASTALDI OWES A BIG BILL. ASTALDI WAS CONTRACTED TO DO MOST OF THE CONSTRUCTION AT THE SITE IN LABRADOR. WHEN THEY BEGAN RUNNING OUT OF MONEY LAST FALL THEY WERE KICKED OFF THE JOB. A JUDGE ORDERED BOTH SIDES TO GO TO ARBITRATION BUT THAT PROCESS HAS NOT GONE WELL FOR THE CONTRACTOR. ASTALDI LOST A KEY BATTLE DURING ARBITRATION AND WAS ORDERED TO PAY $437,000 TO THE MUSKRAT FALLS CORPORATION. NOW THE DEADLINE HAS COME AND GONE WITHOUT PAYING UP. AND THE CORPORATION IS NOW TAKING ASTALDI BACK TO COURT. THEY’LL HAVE A HEARING ON AUGUST 22nd IN ST. JOHN’S.>>>WELL, AFTER MONTHS OF PROCEEDINGS, MILLIONS OF DOCUMENTS AND OVER A HUNDRED WITNESSES, THE LAWYERS AT THE MUSKRAT FALLS INQUIRY ARE PUTTING THEIR FINAL SUMMATIONS TO THE COMMISSIONER. THE HEARINGS ARE SCHEDULED TO TAKE PLACE ALL THIS WEEK IN HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY. AND THAT’S WHERE JACOB BARKER IS RIGHT NOW. SO, JACOB, WHAT HAPPENED TODAY?>>Reporter: WELL, COMMISSIONER LeBLANC HEARD FROM SEVERAL OF THE DIFFERENT LAWYERS WHO ARE REPRESENTING THE DIFFERENT PARTIES AND YOU COULD TELL EARLY ON THAT IT WASN’T GOING TO BE AN EASY RIDE FOR THESE LAWYERS. TO JUST HEAR HOW HE CHALLENGED THE LAWYER FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR.>>I DID ASK QUESTIONS DURING THE INQUIRY THAT CERTAINLY WENT TO THE ISSUE OF OVERSIGHT. FOR INSTANCE, INFORMATION THAT WENT TO THE PROVINCE’S PUBLIC SERVANTS. AND YET AT THIS STAGE YOU’RE TELLING ME THAT YOU WANT TO — YOU DON’T WANT TO ANSWER A GENERAL QUESTION WITH REGARDS TO HAS THE CROWN GOT AN INTEREST IN THE WAY THAT THE GOVERNMENT EXPENDS MONEY? I’M HAVING TROUBLE RECONCILING THAT.>>THAT’S FINE. AND I SUGGEST THAT IT’S BECAUSE OF YOUR MISUNDERSTANDING OF THE ROLE OF THE CROWN.>>I DON’T THINK THAT I MISUNDERSTOOD THE ROLE OF THE CROWN.>>WE DIDN’T GET IT PERFECT ALL THE WAY THROUGH. AND I SUGGESTED THAT THERE’S TIMES PERHAPS WHEN WE DIDN’T GET IT PERFECTLY RIGHT. BUT WE HAVE TRIED AS CROWN, AS HER MAJESTY TO CONTRIBUTE TO THIS INQUIRY IN THE BEST WAY THAT WE KNEW HOW AND IT WAS CHALLENGING.>>Reporter: NOW IT ISN’T THE COMMISSION’S RESPONSIBILITY TO DETERMINE CRIMINAL OR CIVIL LIABILITY FOR THE PROJECT. BUT LAWYER JEFF BUTTON FOR THE CONCERNED CITIZENS COALITION,UM, HEUM, SAID THAT THE COMMISSIONER COULD WEIGH IN ON THE CONDUCT OF THE PROJECT LEADERS.>>IN ONE FORM OR ANOTHER IN THEIR ACTIONS OR IN-ACTIONS THAT THEY ARE GUILTY OF A FORM OF MISCONDUCT. WE’VE MADE CERTAIN RECOMMENDATIONS TO THAT EFFECT AND CERTAIN COMMENTS IN OUR BRIEF. AND BEYOND THAT THE TWO INDIVIDUALS WHO WE RELUCTANTLY FELT IT NECESSARY TO IDENTIFY WERE MR. MARTIN AND MR. HARRINGTON.>>Reporter: NOW THE DAY ENDED WITH A SUBMISSION FROM THE LAWYER FOR THE FORMER C.E.O. ED MARTIN AND THAT WILL CONTINUE TOMORROW MORNING. REPORTING LIVE FOR “HERE & NOW” IN HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, I’M JACOB BARKER.>>Carolyn: THE INDIGENOUS POPULATION IN ST. JOHN’S IS THE FASTEST GROWING IN THE COUNTRY. THAT’S ACCORDING TO THE PREMIER. TODAY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED NEW FUNDING TO REFLECT THAT. “HERE & NOW’S” KATIE BREEN REPORTS.>>I AM PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA THAT WE WILL BE INVESTING MORE THAN $3 MILLION IN THE FIRST HEADQUARTERS PROJECT.>>Reporter: THERE WAS SPACE AT THE BACK OF THE ROOM FOR THE ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY. SOMETHING THAT FIRST FLIGHT, FORMALLY THE FRIENDSHIP CENTRE IS ABOUT TO GET MORE OF.>>IN THE LAST EIGHT, NINE YEARS IN PARTICULAR, OUR MAIN BUILDING ON 716 WATER STREET JUST DOES NOT GIVE US THE CAPACITY THAT WE NEED TO ADMINISTER AND TO IMPLEMENT OUR PROGRAMMES AND SERVICES.>>Carolyn: WELL, IT’S A WORK IN PROGRESS AFTER A MEETING IN ST. JOHN’S AND THERE’S NO NEW DEAL ON WHO WILL PAY FOR NEW WASTE WATER FACILITIES REQUIRED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY 2020. THE MAYORS OF ST. JOHN’S, PARADISE AND MOUNT PEARL MET WITH FEDERAL MINISTER SEAMUS O’REGAN AND FRANÇOIS PHILIP-CHAMPAGNE AT CITY HALL IN ST. JOHN’S. NEW FEDERAL REGULATIONS REQUIRE MORE WASTEWATER TREATMENT THAN THE RIVERHEAD FACILITY PROVIDES. NEW INFRASTRUCTURE TO FURTHER CLEAN THE WATER IS EXPECTED TO COST MORE THAN $250 MILLION. THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SAYS THAT IT WILL PAY 43% OF THE COSTS, BUT THE MAYOR SAYS THAT IT SHOULD PAY 50%.>>AS YOU KNOW, TRADITIONALLY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS FOR DECADES AT THE ONE THIRD-ONE THIRD-ONE THIRD. NOW WE UNDERSTOOD WHEN WE CAME IN GOVERNMENT THAT THE FISCAL CAPACITY OF DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE COUNTRY AND THE FEW MUNICIPALITIES COULD NOT SUSTAIN THAT MODEL. SO THAT’S WHY WE WENT BEYOND THAT COMMITMENT, IN THIS CASE WE’RE WELL BEYOND THE ONE-THIRD.>>WE HAD A GREAT DISCUSSION. WE HAD SOME IDEAS THAT WENT AROUND. THE MINISTER CHAMPAGNE IS COMMITTED TO GETTING BACK TO US ON A COUPLE ISSUES THAT WE ASKED FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON. AND WE HAVE SOME IDEAS THAT WE HAVE TO GO BACK AND LOOK AT AND TO DISCUSS WITH — INTERNALLY AND WITH OUR PARTNERS AT THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT. AND THEN WE’LL BE ABLE TO SEE IF WE HAVE A WAY FORWARD.>>Carolyn: WELL, LARGE SECTION OF A BUSY STREET IN DOWNTOWN ST. JOHN’S REMAINS CLOSED TODAY AND IT WILL STAY THAT WAY FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK. THE PAVEMENT AND THE GROUND UNDERNEATH PRESCOTT STREET COLLAPSED SATURDAY AFTERNOON DURING A BRIEF BUT POWERFUL RAINSTORM. THE HEAVY PRESSURE OF THE WATER CAUSED AN UNDERGROUND STORM SEWER IN THE AREA TO COLLAPSE, CREATING A SINKHOLE. THE CREWS ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE IT REPAIRED AND THE ROAD REOPENED BY FRIDAY AT NOON.>>>WELL, THE ATLANTIC ROCK UNDER-19 RUGBY TEAM IS THE NEW NATIONAL CHAMPION. THE ROCK WON THE CANADIAN RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY HERE AT HOME. THEY BEAT THE DEFENDING CHAMPIONS, THE ONTARIO BLUES. THE FINAL SCORE WAS 21-5 FOR THE ATLANTIC ROCK. IT’S THE FIRST TIME THAT IN NINE YEARS THAT THE TEAM HAS WON THE TITLE. (♪♪♪)>>Reporter: THERE’S NO SHORTAGE OF JIMMY KIMMEL EXCITEMENT IN DILDO. I’LL TALK ABOUT THAT AND HAVE ALL ABOUT IT COMING UP ON “HERE & NOW.” (♪♪♪)>>Carolyn: SO ASHLEY IS STILL OFF TODAY SO I’LL WALK YOU THROUGH THE FORECAST STARTING WITH A LOOK AT THE HIGHS TODAY. IT WAS GORGEOUS IN ST. JOHN’S, A BIT BREEZY, A HIGH OF 22°. AND WARMER AS YOU GO INLAND, ABOUT 24° IN BADGER TODAY AND COOLER IN LABRADOR, 12° IN NAIN TODAY. SO RIGHT NOW THINGS ARE PRETTY QUIET ON THE ISLAND, NOT A LOT OF PRECIPITATION. BUT WE DO HAVE SOME ON THE WAY MOVING UP FROM THE MARITIMES OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. SO YOU CAN SEE SOME PATCHY SHOWERS FOR LABRADOR TONIGHT. SOME HEAVY DOWNPOURS ARE EXPECTED THERE. AND A CHANCE OF SOME THUNDERSHOWERS FOR THE HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY AREA. ON THE ISLAND NOT TOO MUCH HAPPENING. YOU CAN SEE A FEW SHOWERS ARE MOVING IN OVERNIGHT FOR THE BURIN PENINSULA THERE. AND OVERNIGHT LOWS ON THE ISLAND BETWEEN 13°, AND 16°. MOSTLY A CLOUDY EVENING COMING FOR ST. JOHN’S AND THOSE WINDS ARE STAYING FAIRLY HIGH OVERNIGHT, SOUTHWESTERLY 30-50. AND LIGHT SHOWERS FOR THE WEST COAST. SO FOR LABRADOR AND HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, YOU CAN SEE THAT RISK OF THUNDERSHOWERS THERE. ABOUT 5 mm OF RAIN IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. AND 2-4 mm IN NAIN. SO LOOKING TO TOMORROW, SHOWERS CONTINUE FOR LABRADOR. AND YOU CAN SEE THAT WE HAVE THIS BAND OF SHOWERS THAT’S PUSHING UP FROM THE SOUTH TO THE NORTHEAST COAST THROUGHOUT THE DAY, AND SOME HEAVIER SHOWERS IN CORNER BROOK. AROUND 3:00 IS WHEN WE’RE LOOKING AT IT MOVING INTO THE BURIN PENINSULA AREA AND CONTINUING THROUGHOUT THE DAY FOR THE COAST OF LABRADOR AS WELL. HERE’S A CLOSER LOOK, JUST TO SEE IN ALL OF THESE KIND OF ORANGEY-YELLOW PATCHES THERE’S A RISK OF THUNDERSHOWERS HAPPENING THERE. AND THOSE ARE THE HEAVIEST DOWNPOURS THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND YOU CAN SEE HERE 4:00, THAT’S WHEN IT’S GOING TO HIT THE BURIN. AND THEN THE AVALON WILL SEE THAT LATER ON IN THE EVENING. SO ABOUT 5-10 mm OF RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR THE BONAVISTA AREA AS WELL AS FOR MARYSTOWN. THE TEMPERATURES ON THE COOLER SIDE THERE, 18° ALONG THE COAST. BUT A BALMY 24° IS EXPECTED FOR ST. JOHN’S, AND THOSE WINDS STAYING FAIRLY HIGH THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS WELL. LOTS OF RAIN AS WE MOVE INTO CENTRAL AREAS. 5-10 mm FOR TERRA NOVA, AND GANDER 5 mm FOR THE GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR AREA AND HARBOUR BRETON IS LOOKING AT A GOOD SHOT OF RAIN AS WELL. AND THE SAME STORY FOR THE WEST COAST. 5 mm ALONG THE COAST THERE FOR THE PORT AUX BASQUE AREA AND 5 AS WELL FOR THE GROS MORNE AREA. AND THE TEMPERATURES JUST BELOW 20°, SO A BIT ON THE COOLER SIDE THAN WHAT WE HAVE BEEN USED TO LATELY. AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGHOUT THE DAY FOR THE STRAITS. 21° IN ST. ANTHONY WITH SOME VERY LIGHT WINDS TOMORROW. AND FOR THE REST OF LABRADOR, LOOKING AT 13° FOR THE CHURCHILL FALLS AREA. SO ON THE COOL SIDE FOR SURE. AND HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, LOOKING AT SOME MORE RAIN THROUGHOUT THE DAY AND A CHANCE OF SHOWERS FOR THE NAIN AREA. SO AS WE MOVE INTO TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING, THAT’S WHEN THE AVALON PENINSULA IS GOING TO START SEEING SOME OF THOSE HEAVIER DOWNPOURS. IT SHOULDN’T LAST TOO LONG THOUGH. AND THEN WE GET INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING AND THINGS ARE CLEARING UP A BIT AND STILL A FEW SHOWERS ON THE WEST COAST BUT A MIX OF SUN/CLOUD LARGELY FOR THE REST OF THE ISLAND AS WELL FOR LABRADOR THERE. AND SO 15° AS THE HIGH IN LAB CITY ON WEDNESDAY. AND AS WELL AS FOR HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY. FOR THE ISLAND, NOT A BAD DAY, AND A FEW SHOWERS AS I MENTIONED ON THE WEST COAST. BUT THE TEMPERATURES ARE LOOKING QUITE NICE. 21° IN ST. JOHN’S. AND 23° IN GANDER THERE. AND SO AS FOR YOUR LONG-RANGE FORECAST, THINGS ARE LOOKING ALL RIGHT, ACTUALLY. ON THURSDAY, MOSTLY CLOUD COVER FOR THE EAST. 18° AS THE HIGH. AND THEN WE GET INTO THIS NICE MIX OF SUN/CLOUD AS WE HEAD INTO THE WEEKEND. AND THE TEMPERATURES HOVERING AROUND THE 20° MARK. AND A STRETCH OF SUN/CLOUD FOR CENTRAL. AND FOR THE WEST COAST, SHOWERS THERE ON THURSDAY. AND THEN THEY GET — ALSO GET INTO THAT TREND OF SUN/CLOUD HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND AND THE TEMPERATURE AROUND 20° MARK. AND FOR LABRADOR, A STRETCH OF SHOWERS AND THE TEMPERATURES DIP DOWN ON THURSDAY TO 15°, BUT IT LOOKS LIKE IT COULD COME UP AGAIN AS WE GET INTO THE WEEKEND. AND A SIMILAR STORY FOR WESTERN LABRADOR, SOME SHOWERS THERE, AND 13° AS THE HIGH ON THURSDAY. AND 20° ON SATURDAY.>>>ALL RIGHT, SO LET’S HEAD BACK TO DILDO NOWHERE OUR ADAM WALSH IS TONIGHT. THE TOWN IS IN THE SPOTLIGHT AFTER APPEARING LAST WEEK ON “JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE.” AND, ADAM, IT REALLY SEEMS THAT AREA IS ON WHEELS.>>Reporter: OH, IT IS ON WHEELS, BIG-TIME, CAROLYN. WAIT A MINUTE, DO YOU EVER FEEL THAT YOU’RE LIKE THE ODD PERSON OUT WHEN YOU COME TO AN EVENT? EVERYONE IS DRESSED UP AND READY TO GO HERE EXCEPT FOR ME. BUT I’LL HAVE TO REMEDY THAT A LITTLE BIT LATER. I’LL BRING SOME PEOPLE INTO THE CONVERSATION BECAUSE I’M SURROUNDED BY A LOT OF PEOPLE. BUT LET’S START WITH YOU, CAROLYN MacDONALD AND YOU’RE A LOCAL BUSINESS PERSON AND YOU’RE HOLLYWOOD NORTH FOR THIS EVENING. TELL US WHAT IS ON THE GO FOR THE SHOW AND HOW IT’S AFFECTING YOUR BUSINESS.>>THE BUSINESS IS A BIG BOOM FOR THE BUSINESS AND TONIGHT WE WILL BE LIVE ON “JIMMY KIMEL” AGAIN.>>Reporter: SO WHAT IT BEEN LIKE FOR ALL OF THE KNIGHTMENT?>>IT’S ALL EXCITING AND ALL OF THE TOWN OF DILDO IS VERY EXCITED TO SAY WELCOME JIMMY KIMMEL TO BE THE MAYOR IN DILDO.>>Reporter: AWESOME. I’M COME TO ADAM PARDY, YOU’RE WITH THE TOWN. WHAT ARE JIMMY’S CHANCES OF BECOMING A MAYOR?>>WE’RE ONLY A LOCAL SERVICE DISTRICT COMMUNITY SO WE DON’T HAVE A MAYOR AND WE’RE NOT A MUNICIPALITY. BUT I’M SURE THAT — I’M SURE THAT WE CAN DO SOMETHING FOR JIMMY AND HE RUNS A GOOD CAMPAIGN.>>Reporter: THAT WON’T STOP HOLLYWOOD.>>NO, IT WON’T STOP HOLLYWOOD, THAT’S FOR SURE.>>Reporter: SO IT’S BEEN A WHIRLWIND, RIGHT? SO WHAT’S IT BEEN LIKE FOR YOU WITH EVERYTHING GOING ON WITH JIMMY KIMLE AND AS THEY TURN UP THE HEAT AND THE VOLUME WITH THE ATTENTION FROM THE SHOW?>>WELL THE COMMUNITY HAS BEEN ABUZZ ALL WEEK AND I HAVE NEVER SEEN SO MANY CARS GO OVER THIS ROAD. AND I JOKED — SOMEONE ASKED THAT WE’LL HAVE TO PUT IN ANOTHER LANE SOON BECAUSE THE TRAFFIC IS JUST BLOCKED RIGHT UP. AND PEOPLE ARE TAKING PICTURES WITH THE SIGNS AROUND AND PEOPLE ARE STEALING THE SIGNS FROM THE LAWNS AND EVERYTHING.>>Reporter: SORRY ABOUT THAT.>>IT’S JUST CRAZY.>>Reporter: YEAH. AND THEN I GUESS THAT THERE’S GOING TO BE — YOU KEEP GOING WITH IT AND GOING FOR AS LONG AS IT LASTS?>>WELL, WE’RE RIDING THE WAVE AND I — I LIKE TO KEEP THINGS RESPECTABLE BECAUSE WE ARE A VERY PROUD TOWN. WE DON’T WANT OUR TOWN TO BE TOO — TOO MUCH WITH THE BRUNT OF JOKES AND INNUENDOS. BUT I THINK THAT THE PRODUCERS REALIZE THAT AND YOU SEE THE FRIENDLINESS OF THE PEOPLE AND THE BUSINESSES HERE THAT ARE SO WILLING TO OPEN UP THEIR DOORS FOR THE TOURISTS THAT FREQUENT THE TOWN JUST BECAUSE OF THE NAME.>>Reporter: GREAT. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.>>NO PROBLEM.>>Reporter: WELL, WE’LL HAVE MORE ABOUT THE TOURISM AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE LOCAL AREA COMING UP ON “HERE & NOW.” LIVE FOR “HERE & NOW” I’M ADAM WALSH IN DILDO.>>Carolyn: FISHERMEN SAY THAT PROCESSORS DON’T WANT THE COD. FISH HARVESTERS PROTEST ON THE ST. JOHN’S WATERFRONT. (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪)>>Carolyn: WELCOME BACK TO “HERE & NOW.” FISH N.L. IS FIGHTING FOR ITS LIFE. FOR THE SECOND TIME IN THREE YEARS THE GROUP IS TRYING TO GET CERTIFIED AS A UNION TO REPRESENT IN-SHORE FISHERMEN. IN ORDER TO DO THAT THEY NEED 4,000 HARVESTERS TO BACK THEM. “HERE & NOW’S” CEC HAIRE REPORTS.>>Reporter: ALL IT TAKES IS A SIGNATURE, 4,000, ACTUALLY. FISH N.L. SAYS THAT IT NEEDS 4,000 SIGNED CARDS BY NOVEMBER 8TH TO GO ALONG WITH ITS APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION WITH THE PROVINCE’S LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD. IF ALL OF THIS SOUNDS FAMILIAR, HERE’S WHY. ABOUT A YEAR AGO THE BOARD REJECTED FISH N.L.’S APPLICATION TO BECOME A CERTIFIED UNION. BACK THEN THE GROUP HAD ABOUT 2,300 MEMBERSHIP CARDS SIGNED AND NOW THEY NEED NEARLY DOUBLE THAT. BUT CLEARY SAYS THAT THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT.>>WE KNOW THE RULES OF THE GAME. WE KNOW WHERE THE GOALPOSTS ARE. WE HAVE THE DEFINITION OF AN IN-SHOWER HARVESTER. ANYONE WITH FISH N.L. IN THEIR NAME IN 2018 OR 2019 WITH DUES REMITTED TO THE FFAW, THEY’RE GOOD TO SIGN A FISH N.L. CARD. AND WE ALSO HAVE MORE TIME. LAST TIME WE HAD SIX WEEKS AND IT WAS JUST BEFORE CHRISTMAS, AND THIS TIME WE HAVE THREE MONTHS.>>Reporter: THE LABOUR RELATIONS BOARD WILL ONLY ACCEPT CARDS SIGNED WITHIN THE 90 DAYS BEFORE THE DAY THAT THE APPLICATION IS FILED. 4,000 SIGNED CARDS WOULD TRIGGER A VOTE FOR IN-SHORE FISHERMEN TO DECIDE WHICH UNION THEY WANT — FISH N.L. OR THE FFAW. THE UNION ORGANIZING HAS BEEN CLEARY’S GOAL FOR THE LAST THREE YEARS AND HE MAINTAINS IN-SHORE HARVESTERS WILL BE BETTER OFF WITH THEIR OWN UNION.>>ONE SINGLE UNION CANNOT REPRESENT ALL SIDES IN THE FISHING INDUSTRY. IN-SHORE HARVESTERS AND WORKERS ON THE FREEZER TRAWLER AND AQUACULTURE WORKERS AND THE WORKERS ON THE SEISMIC BOATS AND HOTEL WORKERS AND METAL FABRICATION WORKERS UNDER ONE FFAW UMBRELLA.>>Reporter: CLEARY SAYS THAT THE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE WILL GO ON THE ROAD IN TWO WEEKS. CEC HAIRE, CBC NEWS, ST. JOHN’S.>>Carolyn: WELL, STILL WITH THE FISHERY, IN A RARE MOVE, THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT WILL ALLOW OUTSIDE PROCESSORS TO BUY COD FROM HARVESTERS IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR. MINISTER GERRY BYRNE SAYS THAT IT’S IN RESPONSE FROM A CALL WITH THE FFAW, THE UNION REPRESENTING MOST FISH WORKERS IN THE PROVINCE. NOW THE UNION SAYS THAT LOCAL PROCESSORS ARE REFUSING TO BUY THEIR COD. BEFORE BYRNE’S ANNOUNCEMENT THIS MORNING, SOME HARVESTERS WERE GIVING AWAY COD AT THE ST. JOHN’S WATERFRONT.>>THANK YOU VERY MUCH.>>SO THE NORTHERN COD FISHERY OPENED YESTERDAY AND LATE LAST WEEK THE FFAW RECEIVED WORD FROM THE SEAFOOD PRODUCERS THAT SOME COMPANIES WOULD NOT BE BUYING NORTHERN COD THIS WEEK. SO MANY HARVESTERS HAVE BEEN GEARING UP FOR A FEW WEEKS AND MANY WERE OUT SETTING GEAR YESTERDAY. SO THEY HAVE COD AND THEY HAVE NO BUYER FOR IT. AND SO IN RESPONSE TO THIS WE’RE GIVING IT AWAY FOR FREE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC HERE IN ST. JOHN’S. AND WE’RE ALSO HOLDING A DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE OF THE ROYAL GREENLAND PLANT IN OLD PERLICAN TODAY TO TRY TO SEND A STRONG MESSAGE TO THE LARGER COMPANIES THAT WE NEED THEM TO COLLABORATE TO WORK WITH THE HARVESTERS AND TO BE PRODUCING THIS GOOD QUALITY COD FISH.>>Reporter: WHAT WAS THE REASON GIVEN BY PROCESSORS THAT THEY WOULDN’T BE BUYING COD RIGHT NOW?>>SO WE HAVEN’T HAD A VERY CLEAR REASONS FOR NOT BUYING IT. ONE THAT WE ASSUME IS AROUND QUALITY OF FISH. AND CERTAINLY IT’S A VERY GOOD QUALITY FISH THAT’S LANDED THIS TIME OF YEAR. THE HARVESTERS HAVE TAKEN STEPS OVER THE PAST NUMBER OF YEARS TO INTRODUCE NEW PROTOCOL TO ENSURE THAT THEY’RE LANDING QUALITY FISH. OF COURSE THE COD IS ABUNDANT RIGHT NOW AND FOR PEOPLE IN A SMALLER BOAT THIS IS THE BEST TIME FOR THEM TO GO FISHING AND THEY CAN’T WAIT UNTIL LATER ON IN THE SEASON. SO WE’RE LANDING GOOD QUALITY COD TODAY AND WE DON’T HAVE BUYERS. SO THIS IS THE LAST RESOURCE.>>Reporter: SO WHAT WILL HARVESTERS DO NOW THIS WEEK?>>WELL, WE’VE CALLED ON THE PROVINCIAL MINISTER OF FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE GERRY BYRNE TO INTERVENE IN THE MATTER. LOCKED OUT IS HOW WE’RE SEEING IT AND IT’S A VIOLATION OF THE FISHING INDUSTRY COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ACT THAT PROHIBITS STRIKES AND LOCKOUTS IN THE FISHERY. SO WE’RE ASKING HIM TO INTERVENE AND TO ISSUE NEW PROCESSING LICENSES AND TO OPEN UP TO OUTSIDE BUYERS. SO WE HOPE THAT THERE’S PROCESSING COMPANIES OUTSIDE OF THE PROVINCE WHO IS WILLING TO BUY THIS COD.>>Reporter: ARE YOU WORRIED ABOUT THE PRECEDENT THAT SETS FOR THE FUTURE?>>TO ALLOW THEM TO DICTATE HOW IT’S PRODUCING IS DANGEROUS. AND THEY SET THE OPENING DATES FOR THE FISHERY AND IN CONSULTATION WITH THE HARVESTERS AND THE PROCESSING COMPANIES. THEY ARE WELL AWARE THAT THE FISHERY WOULD BE OPENING THIS WEEK. AND THEY COULD HAVE MADE THE ISSUES KNOWN BUT THEY DID NOT. AND TO SHUT THE HARVESTERS WITHOUT THEY HAVE FRESH FISH THAT THEY WANT TO SELL, WE THINK THAT IS A MUCH MORE DANGEROUS PRECEDENT TO BE SETTING TO ALLOW THE LARGER COMPANIES TO DICTATE WHAT WE’RE DOING.>>I HEARD ON THE NEWS THIS MORNING THAT THEY WERE GIVING AWAY FREE FISH, FRESH COD. AND I WANTED TO ALSO COME DOWN AND SHOW SUPPORT FOR OUR NEWFOUNDLAND FISHERMEN. THEY’RE OFTEN ACCEPTING RUSSIAN COD IN OUR PLANKS AND OUR NEWFOUNDLAND FISHERMEN, THEY WON’T TAKE THEIR COD. IT’S A TRAVESTY. AND IT’S TERRIBLE THAT OUR NEWFOUNDLAND FISHERMEN ARE NOT ABLE TO SELL THEIR PRODUCT. SO LUCKY THAT WE CAME DOWN AND WE GOT OURSELVES A NICE BIG FRESH COD AND THERE WILL BE A NICE FRESH COD ON THE PAN TONIGHT.>>I THINK THAT IT’S SCANDALOUS THEY CAN’T ACCEPT LOCAL FISH AND I THOUGHT THAT I’D POP DOWN AND SEE IF THERE’S A PETITION OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT AND THEN THEY SAID FREE FISH. SO THIS IS WHY I’M TRYING TO COME DOWN AND OFFER MY SUPPORT SOMEHOW.>>Reporter: WERE YOU FAMILIAR WITH THE ISSUE BEFORE?>>NO, NEVER, BEFORE. NO. I CAME ACROSS IT BY ACCIDENT AND I BASICALLY HAVE BECOME ENRAGED BECAUSE IN ENGLAND WE’RE A FISHING TOWN. AND WE HOLD THAT VERY DEAR TO US AS WELL. SO, YOU KNOW, WE’RE JUST TRYING TO HELP OUR COMRADES REALLY.>>Carolyn: NOW LET’S RETURN TO A STORY FROM EARLIER IN THE SHOW. WE HAD A TECHNICAL GLITCH WHEN WE BROUGHT YOU A REPORT ABOUT NEW FUNDING FOR INDIGENOUS GROUPS IN ST. JOHN’S. HERE NOW IS THAT REPORT.>>I AM PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA THAT WE WILL BE INVESTING MORE THAN $3 MILLION IN THE FIRST FLIGHT HEADQUARTERS RELOCATION PROJECT. [Applause]>>Reporter: THERE WAS SPACE AT THE BACK OF THE ROOM FOR THE ANNOUNCEMENT TODAY. SOMETHING THAT FIRST FLIGHT, FORMALLY THE ST. JOHN’S NATIVE FRIENDSHIP CENTRE, IS ABOUT TO GET MORE OF.>>IN THE LAST EIGHT, NINE YEARS IN PARTICULAR, OUR MAIN BUILDING ON 716 WATER STREET JUST DOES NOT GIVE US THE CAPACITY THAT WE NEED TO ADMINISTER AND TO IMPLEMENT OUR PROGRAMMES AND SERVICES.>>Reporter: THIS BUILDING IS GOING TO HELP. THERE’S NO FOR SALE SIGN OUT FRONT BUT FIRST FLIGHT SAYS THAT A DEAL IS IN THE WORKS. THE PLAN IS TO RENOVATE AND TURN IT INTO THE ORGANIZATION’S NEW HEADQUARTERS AND MOVE PEOPLE INTO THEIR OWN OFFICES INSTEAD OF SHARING WITH TWO OR THREE OTHERS. IT WILL BE A SPACE FOR COMMUNITY-ORIENTED PROGRAMMES AND GENERAL ADMIN WORK. THIS BUILDING OUT BACK IS ALSO LOOKED AT FOR FURTHER EXPANSION.>>THIS IS MORE THAN A PROJECT. THIS IS A COMMUNITY COMING TOGETHER. THIS IS ABOUT THIS AND FUTURE GENERATIONS SO THAT THE HERITAGE OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR CAN BE PUT IN THIS PLACE SO THAT WE CAN FAVOUR INDIGENOUS ART, FAVOUR INDIGENOUS CULTURE. WITH THAT I THINK THAT IT’S PART OF THE RECONCILIATION AGENDA.>>Reporter: THIS SPACE, COCHRANE STREET UNITED CHURCH IS PART OF THE EXPANSION TOO. FIRST LIGHT PROVIDES A TONNE OF DIFFERENT SERVICES AND THERE’S PROGRAMMING AROUND CULTURAL IDENTITY, AROUND TO ADJUSTING TO URBAN LIFE. AND IT’S SHELTER FOR SOME PEOPLE, DAYCARE FOR OTHERS. SOME ARTS PROGRAMMES ALREADY TAKE PLACE HERE BUT WITH THE FUNDING ANNOUNCED TODAY THIS BUILDING WILL BECOME A CREATIVE ARTS AND PERFORMANCE CENTRE, EXCEPT FOR SUNDAY MORNINGS WHEN IT REVERTS BACK TO A REGULAR CHURCH. THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SAYS THAT IT WILL PROBABLY TAKE A YEAR AND A HALF OR TWO YEARS BEFORE THEY LEAVE THEIR CURRENT HEADQUARTERS AND HEAD OVER TO CALEDONIA PLACE. AND ONCE THAT MOVE HAPPENS IT WILL LEAVE MORE ROOM HERE FOR EXPANDED HOUSING SERVICES. KATIE BREEN, CBC NEWS, ST. JOHN’S. (♪♪♪)>>WELL, I DEFINITELY FEEL THAT IT SHOULDN’T BE CHANGED BECAUSE IT WAS GOOD ENOUGH FOR PEOPLE BEFORE, RIGHT? SO I THINK THAT IT’S GOOD ENOUGH FOR US NOW.>>Carolyn: WHAT’S IN A NAME? 34 YEARS AGO THERE WAS A PETITION TO RENAME DILDO. WE’LL LOOK BACK AT THAT CAMPAIGN.>>>PLUS, SOME OTHER FAMOUS NAME CHANGES. (♪♪♪)>>Carolyn: WELCOME BACK. AS WE HAVE HEARD THROUGHOUT THE SHOW THERE’S AN INTERNATIONAL SPOTLIGHT ON DILDO THIS WEEK. LATE-NIGHT TALK SHOW HOST JIMMY KIMMEL HAS DISCOVERED THE TOWN AND ITS UNIQUE NAME AND JOKES THAT HE WANTS TO RUN FOR MAYOR. NOW HE SENT HIS SIDEKICK THERE TO CHECK THINGS OUT. EARLIER TODAY THE PRODUCTION TEAM WAS REHEARSING FOR TONIGHT’S TAPING OF JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE. AND OUR ADAM WALSH IS ALSO IN DILDO. SO, ADAM, WHAT HAS BEEN THE IMPACT OF ALL OF THIS ATTENTION?>>Reporter: SO THE BIG QUESTION HERE IS WHAT DOES THIS ALL MEAN FOR THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY? WE HAVE COLLEEN MORRISSEY HERE AND TODD WARREN. SO WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY?>>IT’S BRINGING INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION TO OUR COMMUNITY. AND IT’S LIKE ALL OVER THE WORLD. SO LIKE MY BOOKINGS HAVE INCREASED MAYBE 40%. AND IT’S HIGHLIGHTING THE COMMUNITY OF DILDO. AND IT’S BRINGING LOTS OF PEOPLE TO THE COMMUNITY, WHICH MEANS MORE MONEY COMING INTO THE COMMUNITY SO TO HELP EVERYBODY. SO, I MEAN, WITH TOURISM IT’S FEAST-OR-FAMINE FOR FOUR MONTHS SO THIS IS ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS. AND WE’RE ALL RIDING THAT BUS. AND WE’RE HAVING A GREAT TIME DOING IT.>>Reporter: SO IT’S ALREADY PEAK SUMMER SEASON BUT FOR YOUR INN WHICH IS JUST DOWN THE ROAD IT’S GIVING YOU A 40% BUMP?>>OH, MY GOD, YES. NORMALLY IT WOULD BE SLOWING DOWN PROBABLY NOW BECAUSE THEY SAY AFTER REGATTA DAY, THAT’S IT, WINTER HITS.>>Reporter: YEAH, IT’S ALL OVER, RIGHT?>>AND BASICALLY WHAT WE’RE DOING IS GETTING MORE AND PORE BOOKINGS AND I’M BOOKED UP TO OCTOBER.>>Reporter: TODD, LET ME BRING INTO THIS. ONCE THIS JIMMY KIMMEL WAVE IS DONE, WHAT DO YOU THINK — CAN YOU CAPITALIZE OFF OF THIS?>>WE CAN, YES, BECAUSE THERE’S AN OPPORTUNITY FOR OTHER PEOPLE THAT WANT TO GO INTO TOURISM BUSINESS IN THE AREA TO OPEN UP SOME OTHER IDEAS THAT THEY MIGHT HAVE OF THEIR OWN TO BENEFIT — TO HELP OUR COMMUNITY TO GROW.>>Reporter: AND THEN, WHAT, IS YOUR PLAN FOR TONIGHT AND WITH EVERYTHING ELSE GOING ON HERE, JUST HAVING A GOOD TIME?>>OF COURSE, OF COURSE. LIKE COLLEEN SAID WE’RE JUST RIDING THE WAVE OF MR. KIMMEL’S TRIBUTE TO OUR COMMUNITY AND WE REAP THE REWARDS OFF OF IT AND IT HOPEFULLY WILL BE A FUN RIDE FOR EVERYONE.>>Reporter: THANKS. I LIKE YOUR HAT.>>THANK YOU.>>Reporter: REPORTING LIVE FROM DILDO, ADAM WALSH.>>Carolyn: WITH ALL OF THE EXCITEMENT AROUND DILDO THIS SUMMER WE THOUGHT THAT WE’D TAKE YOU BACK TO A SUMMER NEARLY 30 YEARS AGO AND THAT’S WHEN SOME RESIDENTS BEGAN CIRCULATING A PETITION TO CHANGE THE NAME. THAT HAPPENED AFTER SEVERAL OTHER AREAS IN THE PROVINCE HAD CHANGED THEIR NAMES. HERE’S THE CBC’S ANN BUDGELL FROM 1985.>>Reporter: LOOKING AROUND THE ISLAND THERE’S DOZENS OF EXAMPLES. RODDICKTON USED TO BE EASTER BROOK. CAMPBELLTON WAS FORMALLY INDIAN ARM. AND CAVENDISH WAS SHOAL BAY. BUT THERE WERE OTHER CHANGES MADE BECAUSE THE PEOPLE WERE EMBARRASSED BY THE NAME GIVEN GENERATIONS AGO. FOR EXAMPLE, IN 1913, THE PEOPLE OF COCKELL’S COVE TRINITY BAY CHANGED THE NAME TO DUNFIELD AND THEY WERE EMBARRASSED BECAUSE THE WORD REFERS TO A MAN DECEIVED BY HIS WIFE. AND THE PEOPLE HERE DECIDED THAT THEIR COMMUNITY NAME WAS EMBARRASSING. AND EVEN THE MAYOR ADMITTED THAT THE OLD NAME DIDN’T FIT IN 1985.>>AND I REFUSED TO TELL THE PEOPLE WHERE I WAS FROM AND I WOULD SAY MAYBE FROM LOOSE FOOT OR BIRCHY BAY AND IF I SAY GAYSIDE, PEOPLE LOOK AT ME QUEER.>>Reporter: TODAY GAYSIDE IS CALLED BAYTONA THAT IS NEITHER EMBARRASSING NOR DESCRIPTIVE OR HISTORICAL. IN TRINITY BAY, THE GAYSIDE ISSUE HAD ONE RESIDENT PONDERING. IF GAYSIDE IS EMBARRASSING, WHAT ABOUT DILDO?>>AND JUST LYING AROUND AND IT CAME UP WITH GAYSIDE, RIGHT? AND IT WAS AN IDEA OF HOW PEOPLE AROUND HERE FEEL ABOUT LIVING IN DILDO.>>Reporter: SO ALFRED MADE UP A PETITION AND CARRIED IT AROUND TOWN. HE’S GOT QUITE A FEW NAMES NOW AND FIGURES THAT HE’LL HAVE A MAJORITY BEFORE LONG. BUT SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT THEY’RE SIGNING THE PETITION EVEN THOUGH THE NAME DILDO IS NOT AN ISSUE WITH THEM.>>I SIGNED, YEAH, AGAINST MY BETTER JUDGMENT, BUT I DID SO.>>WHY?>>I DON’T KNOW. OTHER THAN FOR THE YOUNGER — THE YOUNGER PEOPLE AND THE YOUNG KIDS THAT ARE MOVING OUT INTO OTHER PARTS OF THE COUNTRY. OTHER THAN THAT I PREFER TO SEE IT AS IT IS.>>Reporter: AND ALTHOUGH THE ADULTS SAY THEY’RE DOING IT FOR THE YOUNGSTERS THIS YOUNG FELLOW HAS THOUGHT ABOUT IT AND HE’S NOT BOTHERED.>>I PERSONALLY FEEL THAT IT SHOULDN’T BE CHANGED BECAUSE IT WAS GOOD ENOUGH FOR THE PEOPLE BEFORE, RIGHT? SO I THINK THAT IT’S GOOD ENOUGH FOR US NOW.>>Reporter: THE COMMUNITY NAME IS A SUBJECT OF GREAT INTEREST TO LLOYD GEORGE, A LIFE-LONG RESIDENT. HE THOUGHT ABOUT HOW THE NAME ORIGINATED AND ALTHOUGH THERE’S NO POSITIVE EXPLANATION, HE THINKS THAT THE NAME IS TOO GOOD TO CHANGE.>>TO ME IT’S SO GOOD THAT I WOULD NEVER CHANGE IT. SO, FOR INSTANCE, YOU CAN IMAGINE PEOPLE OF ST. JOHN’S CHANGING THEIR NAMES BECAUSE JOHN IS ON THE MARKET YEARS AGO AND PEOPLE USED JOHNS? AND PEOPLE IN OTHER PARTS OF CANADA, AND SO THEY’RE ASSOCIATED WITH CONDOMS AND SO THEY WON’T CHANGE THE WORD CONDOMINIUM.>>Reporter: THE WORD DILDO WON’T DISAPPEAR FROM THE MAP. THERE’S SOUTH DILDO AND THERE’S ALSO DILDO POND AND DILDO RUN. ANN BUDGELL, CBC NEWS.>>Carolyn: WELL, NOW TO NOVA SCOTIA WHERE A FAMILY’S DREAM CAME TRUE LAST YEAR WHEN THEY WON A BEAUTIFUL HOME IN THE FUNDRAISING LOTTERY FOR HALIFAX HOSPITAL. BUT NOW THEY MAY HAVE TO SELL IT. THE CBC’S JACK JULIAN TELLS US WHY.>>Reporter: THEY CALL IT A DREAM COTTAGE FOR A REASON. YOU COULDN’T ASK FOR A SWEETER VIEW, AND HE SEEMS AWED REMEMBERING WHEN HIS FIANCÉE’S TICKET HIT BIG.>>WE WERE THAT HIGH OFF THE GROUND THE WHOLE DRIVE UP AND IT WAS SO CRAZY, RIGHT?>>Reporter: THEY CALL IT A COTTAGE BUT IT’S REALLY A LUXURY SEASIDE HOME WITH A VIEW OF THE CHESTER BASIN SOUTH OF HALIFAX. IT CAME FULLY FURNISHED AND READY TO GO.>>THEY TOOK EVERY IDEA THAT WE EVER THOUGHT OF AND DREAMT AND PUT IT IN THIS PLACE.>>Reporter: BUT THEY AREN’T READY TO MOVE IN QUITE YET. HE WORKS AS AN INDUSTRIAL CLEANER IN HALIFAX AND HIS FIANCÉE IS A ROOFER AND THE KIDS ARE STILL IN SCHOOL. HE WANTS TO MOVE HERE IN FIVE OR SIX YEARS’ TIME.>>WE PUT IT ON AIRBNB AND THE MONEY WILL HELP TO PAY THE TAXES AND, YOU KNOW, IF THERE’S ANY UPKEEP OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT, PLUS THE OTHER BILLS THAT COME WITH IT AND THE POWER AND WHATNOT.>>Reporter: HIS GUESTS LOVE THE PLACE BUT THEY DON’T FEEL ALL THAT WELCOME IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD.>>THE OLD STINK EYE AND THEY’LL WAVE TO CERTAIN NEIGHBOURS AND THEY’LL PUT THEIR NOSE UP IN THE AIR AND WALK AWAY.>>Reporter: AT $400 A NIGHT IT’S NOT THE VIBE THAT HE HOPED FOR.>>I FEEL REALLY BAD BECAUSE THEY’RE COMING FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD, FROM TEXAS AND SCOTLAND AND WE JUST HAD GUESTS LEAVE FROM THE MIDDLE EAST. SO THEY’RE PUTTING A LOT OF MONEY TO COME UP HERE AND TO RELAX AND HAVE A GREAT TIME. AND THEN TO BE SHUNNED AND TREATED LIKE THEY’RE NOT WANTED.>>Reporter: HE SAYS THAT SOME RESIDENTS HAVE EVEN COMPLAINED TO HIS GUESTS DIRECTLY.>>SOMEBODY SHOWED UP AND THE NEIGHBOURS SAID THEY DIDN’T WANT AN AIRBNB HERE.>>Reporter: IN TWO WEEKS THE NEIGHBOURHOOD ASSOCIATION WILL HOLD A VOTE ON BANNING SHORT-TERM RENTALS. FAHIE SAYS THAT COULD SPELL THE END OF HIS DREAMS OF A SEASIDE RETIREMENT.>>WE WOULD HAVE TO PENNY PINCH IT. WE WOULDN’T HAVE MUCH OF A LIFE, RIGHT? EVERY OUNCE OF MONEY THAT WE’D HAVE WE WOULD HAVE TO PUT OFF TO THE SIDE TO KEEP THIS PLACE.>>Reporter: FAHIE’S NEIGHBOURS WOULDN’T TALK TO CBC ABOUT THEIR AIRBNB CONCERNS AND THE DEVELOPER ALSO DECLINED TO COMMENT. JACK JULIAN, CBC NEWS, CHESTER BASIN. (♪♪♪)>>Carolyn: AN AUTOPSY HAS CONCLUDED THE TWO BODIES FOUND IN NORTHERN MANITOBA LAST WEEK ARE THOSE OF KAM McLEOD AND BRYER SCHMEGELSKY. THE MANITOBA MEDICAL EXAMINER SAYS THAT BOTH TEENS DIED OF SUICIDE BY GUNFIRE. POLICE SAY THAT TWO FIREARMS WERE FOUND AT THE SCENE. A FORENSIC ANALYSIS IS UNDERWAY TO DETERMINE IF THE WEAPONS ARE LINKED TO THE THREE DEATHS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA. McLEOD AND SCHMEGELSKY WERE SUSPECTED OF MURDERING THREE PEOPLE IN B.C. LAST MONTH BEFORE FLEEING EASTWARD AND DISAPPEARING INTO THE WILDERNESS. THEY WERE CHARGED WITH THE DEATH OF THE U.B.C. BOTANIST LEONARD DYCK AND ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE KILLED LUCAS FOWLER AND HIS AMERICAN GIRLFRIEND CHYNNA DEESE. THE INVESTIGATIONS INTO THOSE DEATHS ARE STILL UNDERWAY.>>>WELL, NOW TO NEWS SOUTH OF THE BORDER. HIS APPARENT SUICIDE HAS ALREADY LAUNCHED WIDESPREAD CONCERNS, QUESTIONS, EVEN CONSPIRACY THEORIES. NOW THE DEATH OF JEFFREY EPSTEIN IS ALSO TRIGGERING MULTIPLE INVESTIGATIONS. THE VERY WEALTHY AND WELL-CONNECTED FINANCIER WAS FOUND DEAD IN A NEW YORK CITY JAIL EARLY SATURDAY MORNING WHILE BEING HELD ON FEDERAL SEX TRAFFICKING AND CONSPIRACY CHARGES. ELLEN MAURO HAS THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS.>>Reporter: ATTORNEY GENERAL WILLIAM BARR SPOKE OUT ANGRILY TODAY ON THE DEATH OF ACCUSED SEX TRAFFICKER JEFFREY EPSTEIN WHO DIED IN AN APPARENT SUICIDE AT A MANHATTAN JAIL OVER THE WEEKEND.>>WE ARE NOW LEARNING OF SERIOUS IRREGULARITIES AT THIS FACILITY THAT ARE DEEPLY CONCERNING AND DEMAND A THOROUGH INVESTIGATION. THE F.B.I. AND THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL ARE DOING JUST THAT.>>Reporter: U.S. MEDIA OUTLETS ARE REPORTING SERIOUS LAPSES IN HOW EPSTEIN WAS MONITORED BY GUARDS. LAPSES THAT OCCURRED EVEN THOUGH EPSTEIN, A HIGH-PROFILE INMATE WITH PAST LINKS TO POWERFUL PEOPLE LIKE DONALD TRUMP AND PRINCE ANDREW, APPARENTLY ATTEMPTED SUICIDE LESS THAN TWO WEEKS AGO. TWO GUARDS WERE SUPPOSED TO CHECK ON EPSTEIN EVERY 30 MINUTES. PROTOCOL THAT REPORTEDLY WASN’T FOLLOWED THE NIGHT THAT HE DIED. THE GUARDS RESPONSIBLE FOR HIM WERE ALSO REPORTEDLY WORKING IN WHAT HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS EXTREME OVERTIME. EPSTEIN’S DEATH CAME THE DAY AFTER THOUSANDS OF COURT DOCUMENTS WERE UNSEALED FOR THE FIRST TIME. DOCUMENTS THAT REVEALED NEW DETAILS ABOUT THE TRAFFICKING ACCUSATIONS AND HOW EPSTEIN ALLEGEDLY HELPED PROMINENT MEN TO HAVE SEX WITH UNDERAGE WOMEN. EPSTEIN’S ALLEGED VICTIMS AND LAWMAKERS ARE DMEDZING ANSWERS ON HOW HE WAS APPARENTLY ABLE TO TAKE HIS OWN LIFE GIVEN THE WIDE SCOPE OF THE ACCUSATIONS AND THAT HE HAD ALREADY SHOWN HIMSELF TO BE A SUICIDE RISK. TODAY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL PROMISED JUSTICE.>>LET ME ASSURE YOU THAT THIS CASE WILL CONTINUE ON AGAINST ANYONE WHO WAS COMPLICIT WITH EPSTEIN. THE VICTIMS DESERVE JUSTICE, AND THEY WILL GET IT.>>Reporter: THE PRIME SUSPECTED CO-CONSPIRATOR IS HIS GIRLFRIEND AND HIS MADAM. ALLEGEDLY HELPED HIM TO CREATE A SEX TRAFFICKING OPERATION THAT ALLOWED EPSTEIN TO HAVE SEX WITH UP TO THREE UNDERAGE GIRLS A DAY. EPSTEIN WAS WORTH SOME $500 MILLION WHEN HE DIED. HIS ALLEGED VICTIMS WILL BE ABLE TO SUE HIS ESTATE FOR DAMAGES. ELLEN MAURO, CBC NEWS, WASHINGTON.>>Carolyn: THE PEOPLE OF MANITOBA ARE ABOUT TO GET A CHANCE TO PASS POLITICAL JUDGMENT ON THEIR PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE GOVERNMENT. THERE’S A PROVINCIAL ELECTION COMING ON SEPTEMBER 10th. PREMIER BRIAN PALLISTER CALLED A SNAP ELECTION TODAY AND HE BEGAN THE CAMPAIGN BY TAKING DIRECT AIM AT HIS PRIMARY OPPONENT, THE N.D.P.>>WE INHERITED A MESS, A BIG MESS. AN N.D.P. MESS. THE EMERGENCY ROOM WAIT TIMES WERE THE LONGEST IN THE PROVINCE AND NO PROSPECT OF GETTING SHORTER. AND THE TAXES THE HIGHEST IN THE COUNTRY AND FINANCES THE WORST IN THE COUNTRY WITH NO PLAN TO FIX THEM FASTER. WE INHERITED AN N.D.P. MESS FROM A GOVERNMENT THAT DELIBERATELY HID THEIR RECORD OF RECKLESS SPENDING. THE N.D.P. GAVE US HIGHER TAXES, UNSUSTAINABLE SPENDING COMMITMENTS, SPECIAL DEALS FOR UNION BOSSES AND A DEFICIT THAT WOULD TOP A BILLION DOLLARS IF NOTHING WAS DONE AND THEY COVERED IT UP. (♪♪♪)>>HE SAID I WANT IT, I WANT IT. AND I SAID, YES, YES, YES.>>Carolyn: HE SOLD THE FIRST FORD MUSTANG EVER BUILT RIGHT HERE IN ST. JOHN’S. NOW HARRY PHILLIPS IS ABOUT TO BE REUNITED WITH THAT CLASSIC CAR. (♪♪♪) KRIEP WELCOME BACK. A RETIRED CAR SALESMAN IS GETTING THE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME. IN 1964, HARRY PHILLIPS SOLD THE FIRST FORD MUSTANG EVER MADE. NOW HE’S GOING TO BE REUNITED WITH THAT ICONIC CAR AT THE HENRY FORD MUSEUM IN MICHIGAN. HARRY SPOKE WITH “HERE & NOW’S” MEG ROBERTS. [Applause]>>PUT ME BACK ON THAT DAY THAT YOU SOLD THE CAR. HOW DID THAT ALL GO DOWN?>>WELL, WE HAD THE CAR ON DISPLAY ON ELIZABETH AVENUE ON THE ROADSIDE AND IN FRONT OF THAT, STANLEY TUCKER SAID I WANT IT, I WANT IT. AND I WOULD SAY, YES, YES, YES. BUT HE COULDN’T TAKE THE DELIVERY OF IT FOR ABOUT TWO WEEKS SO HE COULDN’T TAKE IT AND HE COULDN’T DRIVE IT AND DO ANYTHING WITH IT. AND ONLY USED TO COME IN ALL THE TIME AND CHECK ON IT AND MAKE SURE THAT NOBODY GOT AT IT OR NOBODY DENTED IT. AND HE JUST LOVED IT.>>Reporter: AT THE WHEELS TO WISHES SHOW THE N.L. MUSTANG PRESIDENT PUT OUT TO THE CROWD THAT WE SHOULD TRY TO PUSH THIS FORWARD AND IF ANYONE HAS INTEREST TO TAKE THIS ON WE’D LIKE TO REUNITE. WE CREATED A FACEBOOK PAGE, A TWITTER ACCOUNT AND AN INSTAGRAM, AND WITHIN 24 HOURS IT HAD ABOUT 10,000 VIEWS ON THE FACEBOOK PAGE AT LEAST. PEOPLE WERE SHARING AND PEOPLE WERE SENDING IT AND LIKING IT AND ALL OF THAT KIND OF STUFF AND IT CAUGHT ON. AND THEN PEOPLE WERE CONNECTING WITH US AND TALKING WITH US AND ASKING US QUESTIONS. IT SORT OF EVOLVED INTO WHAT IT IS HERE TODAY. ON THAT DAY THAT YOU SOLD IT DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU WERE MAKING HISTORY IN A WAY?>>NO, NO, NO. NOT A CLUE, NO. WE WEREN’T AWARE OF IT. AND AND IT WAS JUST THERE AND UNTIL WE REALLY STARTED OBSERVING 100,000 OR MORE, WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? AND WE WEREN’T AWARE OF IT FOR QUITE A WHILE THAT IT WAS THE FIRST ONE.>>I THINK IT WILL BE SUPER EMOTIONAL, EVEN WHEN WE WERE UP THERE TODAY YOU COULD TELL THAT HE WAS GETTING A LITTLE BIT CHOKED UP ABOUT IT. AND SO I THINK THAT IT WILL BE A VERY SURREAL AND A VERY EMOTIONAL MOMENT FOR HIM AND I’D LOVE TO BE WITH HIM WHEN HE SEESIT.>>Reporter: LOOKING AT THAT CAR WHAT WOULD THAT TAKE?>>IT WILL BE FANTASTIC AND I JUST CAN’T BELIEVE IT. I CAN’T BELIEVE IT UNTIL I’M THERE AND I SEE IT. YEP.>>FULL CIRCLE.>>FULL CIRCLE, YEP, YEP. AFTER 55 YEARS.>>Carolyn: WE HAVE ANOTHER CAR STORY FOR YOU. OVER THE YEARS A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE DIPPED THEIR TOWS INTO THE ATLANTIC OCEAN EITHER AT THE BEGINNING OR THE END OF A CROSS-COUNTRY JOURNEY BUT HAVE YOU EVER SEEN SOMEONE DIP THEIR TIRES? HARVEY DROVE HIS ELECTRIC CAR FROM BRITISH COLUMBIA TO ST. JOHN’S. THE TRIP TOOK 41 DAYS AND HE DID IT IN HONOUR OF HIS WIFE MARY ANN. SHE HAD ALWAYS WANTED TO VISIT NEWFOUNDLAND BUT PASSED AWAY BEFORE SHE GOT THE CHANCE. HE SAYS THAT IT COST HIM JUST $240 TO CHARGE THE VEHICLE ALONG THE WAY. HE SAYS THAT THE TRIP PROVES THAT IT’S POSSIBLE FOR ANYONE TO MAKE THE SWITCH TO AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE.>>YEAH, THE PROOF IS HERE AND I DIDN’T HAVE ANY INCIDENTS AND I HAD ONE CLOSE CALL BUT OTHER THAN THAT IT WAS GREAT. BEFORE I SET OUT THERE’S AN APP AND IT IDENTIFIES EXACTLY WHERE ALL OF THE CHARGING STATIONS ARE. AND ONCE YOU KNOW WHERE THEY ARE AND YOU FIGURE OUT THE DISTANCES BETWEEN THE CHARGING AND MAKE SURE THAT THERE’S ENOUGH RANGE IN MY VEHICLE TO BE ABLE TO DO IT, AND IT WAS DEFINITELY DOABLE.>>Carolyn: WELL, MINDFULNESS IS A TOPIC THAT IS ON MANY MINDS THESE DAYS, FROM MEDITATION APPS TO SPOTS CREATED TO HELP YOU TO ZEN OUT, THE RELAXATION BOOM IS TRENDING AND BUSINESSES ARE STEPPING IN. TALIA RICCI REPORTS.>>Reporter: TAKING A SLOW STEP ALONG THE WATERFRONT. A GROUP REFLECTS ON THE EXPERIENCE COMBINING MUSIC, SPOKEN WORD AND NATURE.>>VERY SIMPLE BUT POWERFUL WHEN WE CONNECT OUR STEPS WITH OUR BREATH AND TAKE IN THE LANDSCAPE AND HOW SLOWING DOWN AND REALIZING THAT WE’RE NOT WALKING TO GET FROM POINT A TO POINT B ANYMORE. WE’RE JUST MOVING TO BE IN THE PRESENT MOMENT.>>Reporter: BEING PRESENT. A STATE THAT MANY ARE SEEKING OUT THESE DAYS. HUNDREDS SIGNED UP FOR THE MIND TRAVEL’S FIRST HIKE IN THE CITY. A GUIDED WALK WITH WIRELESS HEAD FOANS.>>IT’S EASY TO SPEND HOURS STAIRING IN YOUR PHONE AND NOT EASY TO SIT HOURS AND STARE AT THE WATER ANYMORE, WHICH IS CRAZY. SO I WANT TO GET BACK TO DOING MORE OF THAT TOO.>>I THINK PEOPLE MORE THAN EVER ARE LOOKING FOR WAYS TO FIND MORE MEANING AND TO FIND MORE CALMNESS.>>Reporter: THAT’S JUST ONE OF THE WAYS THAT PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO ACHIEVE MINDFULNESS. THEY’RE ALSO LYING IN FLOAT TANKS AND THEY’RE DOWNLOADING APPS AND EVEN DOING YOGA WITH PUPPIES AND GOATS. THE IDEA IS THAT YOUR BRAIN NEEDS TO STAY FIT JUST LIKE YOUR BODY.>>FROM HERE WE WOULD GIVE YOU HEADPHONES THAT ARE JUST TO YOUR RIGHT.>>Reporter: THESE NEUROFIT PODS AIM TO HELP PEOPLE TO RELAX AND RECHARGE. (♪♪♪)>>THE GUIDED VISUALATION AND THE PERSONAL MASTERY COACHING AND SO IN A 45-MINUTE SESSION A DEEP STATE IS ACHIEVED.>>Reporter: AND BEYOND THE BUSINESSES, ONE PSYCHIATRIST SAYS THAT THERE’S ALSO BEEN CLINICAL STUDIES LOOKING AT THE BENEFITS OF THIS PRACTICE.>>MINDFULNESS MUST BE INCORPORATED WITH CANCER CARE AND HELPING PEOPLE WITH THAT ILLNESS COPE BETTER. AND MINDFULNESS IS A RED HOT AREA WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT DEPRESSION AND PREVENTING DEPRESSION RELAPSES. AND MINDFULNESS IS ALSO SOMETHING THAT PEOPLE SOMETIMES USE WHEN THEY’RE TRYING TO REDUCE STRESS.>>Reporter: DR. GREYSER SAYS THAT PERHAPS THE FACT THAT WE’RE TALKING MORE ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH COULD BE CONTRIBUTING TO THE RISE OF THESE BUSINESSES AND EXPERIENCES. BUT HE ALSO WANTS TO REMIND PEOPLE THAT BEFORE THEY BREAK THE BANK ON RELAXING THAT IT’S BEST TO SEE A FAMILY DOCTOR IF THEY DO HAVE SYMPTOMS OF MOOD OR ANXIETY DISORDERS. TALIA RICCI, CBC NEWS, TORONTO. (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪)>>Carolyn: WELCOME BACK TO “HERE & NOW.” WELL, HERE’S A STRANGE QUESTION FOR YOU — WOULD YOU EVER LIE ON A MATTRESS ON TOP OF AN ACTIVE BEE HIVE? WELL, THAT’S THE LATEST HEALTH TREND THAT HAS SOME PEOPLE BUZZING. THIS TREATMENT CENTRE IN LITHUANIA SPECIALIZES IN BEE THERAPY. IT CLAIMS THAT THE UNUSUAL PROCEDURE CAN SOOTHE PAIN AND HEAL AILMENTS BECAUSE OF THE ENERGY CREATED BY THE BEES’ FLAPPING WINGS. THESE CLAIMS ARE NOT SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN BUT THAT DOESN’T STOP HUNDREDS OF CLIENTS FROM SWARMING THE FACILITY EACH SUMMER.>>>WELL, THAT WRAPS UP THIS MONDAY EDITION OF “HERE & NOW.” THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING US TONIGHT. HAVE A GREAT EVENING. (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪)

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