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Season 4 Episode 139

March 13, 2008

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Aired Weekdays 6:00 AM Mar 13, 2008 on CTV

Episode Recap

People who were inside of a Quebec warehouse just before it collapsed say it sounded like a plane crashing, three women were killed in the roof collapse after being trapped for hours in the debris; a vote to extend Canada's military mission in Afghanistan should easily pass in the House of Commons today; a health scare in Hong Kong, where a flu-like illness has killed three children; oil prices are still on the rise, hitting a high of $110.17/bbl, with the effects being felt at the gas pumps by drivers; the Federal Transportation Safety Board says that the crew of the ferry Queen of the North were not paying attention, and failed to make a course correction, which lead to its sinking; two Alberta men are facing animal cruelty charges after 27 horses that had starved to death on a ranch in Alberta; the crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavor arrived at the ISS on schedule; the Loonie has traded as high as $1.0132 today; Apple Inc. is being sued over its use of on-line patents that are allegedly held by another company; a road rage incident in Toronto lead to shots being fired into a car, just missing the driver; TTC workers have rejected the Commission's job offer by over 90%, saying that the offer does not address working conditions and safety; a new report shows that most kids spend an average of 20 hours per week in front of a TV or computer, but 1/3 of them spend at least 40 hours in front of a screen. Steve Chao, CTV News Correspondent, reports in from Hong Kong, on the illness outbreak there; Marci speaks with Derek Conlon, CTV News, in Morin Heights, QC, about the collapse of the roof of a warehouse there that killed three women; Marci speaks with Sandra Endo, CNN, about the possible indictment of Eliot Spitzer, as prosecutors are looking in to the money trail of how he paid for the prostitutes that lead to his downfall; Seamus speaks with Jed Kahane, CTV News, in Morin Heights, QC, about the collapse of the roof of a warehouse there that killed three women; Bev speaks with Omar Samad, Afghan Ambassador to Canada, about the extension of Canada's military mission in Afghanistan; Seamus speaks with Michel Juneau-Katsuya, Security Consultant, about the sex scandal involving New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, and the suspicious financial transactions that lead authorities to his dealings with prostitutes; Bev talks with Dave Conlin and Pete Conlin, itravel2000.com contestants, about the contest that they thought they won giving them a free vacation, and how they found out only after having taken the vacation that they would have to pay for it; Seamus sits down with Pat Foran who discusses new 'double-door' dishwashers and 'double-door' ovens; in Jeff's Jobs, Jeff takes on the job of ground crew for Westjet at the Toronto airport; Seamus speaks with Amir Attaran, Law Professor, University of Ottawa, about how Canada deals with Afghan detainees, and the recent Federal Court ruling regarding detainee transfers and whether the Charter of Rights applies to detainees; Bev talks with Gary Coons, Opposition Critic for Ferries & Ports, about the report on the sinking of the Queen of the North that blamed crew inattention for the disaster, and his reaction to the report; Seamus chats with Grace Park, Boomer on Battlestar Galactica, and Katee Sackhoff, Starbuck on Battlestar Galactica, about the end of the four-year run of the show; Bev speaks with Russ Howe, Personal Injury Lawyer, about the case in which a man was stuck and killed by two men who were road-racing; the men were sentenced to jail in the incident, but the family of the deceased man is now suing the two men; Seamus chats with Loren Christie who has recommendations for travel guides; Johnny Reid performs for the AM studio audience, singing "Darlin'" from his new album, Kicking Stones.

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