The National for Monday, October 2nd: Vegas shooting, new Governor General, Can Churchill be saved?


(gunshots).>>Interview: EVERYONE WAS JUST LIKE LITERALLY LAYING ON TOP OF EACH OTHER, TRYING TO GET OUT OF THE WAY. THE SHOTS JUST KEPT COMING.>>Susan: A NIGHT OF CHAOS AND PANIC IN LAS VEGAS. (♪♪♪)>>>GOOD EVENING, I’M SUSAN ORMISTON, AND THIS IS “THE NATIONAL.” (gunshots).>>GET DOWN, GET DOWN!>>Susan: A GUNMAN TURNS A CONCERT INTO A KILLING GROUND AND THE U.S. CONFRONTS ITS DEADLIEST MASS SHOOTING IN MODERN HISTORY. (gunshots).>>GET DOWN!>>Susan: THE SCENE, THE VICTIMS, AMONG THEM CANADIANS. AND THE REACTION FROM THE WHITE HOUSE. AFTER THIS WEEKEND’S ATTACK IN EDMONTON, POLICE CHARGE A SOMALI REFUGEE WITH FIVE COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER, BUT HOLD OFF ON ANY CHARGES RELATED TO TERRORISM.>>HER EXCELLENCY, THE RIGHT HONOURABLE JULIE PAYETTE. [Applause]>>Susan: CANADA’S NEW GOVERNOR-GENERAL IS INSTALLED IN A CEREMONY FULL OF POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE. (♪♪♪)>>>JUST IMAGINE WHAT IT MUST HAVE BEEN LIKE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE PACKED INTO A CONCERT VENUE HAVING FUN AND SUDDENLY SOMEONE STARTS SHOOTING FROM FAR ABOVE. THERE’S NO WAY TO KNOW HOW TO ESCAPE, WHICH WAY TO RUN. THAT IS EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT WHEN A SHOOTER OPENED FIRE IN LAS VEGAS, KILLING AT LEAST 59, AND WOUNDING MORE THAN 500. AND THERE ARE SEVERAL CANADIAN VICTIMS. JUST AFTER 10:00 LAS VEGAS TIME LAST NIGHT, THE GUNMAN SMASHED THE WINDOW OF HIS HOTEL ROOM ON THE 32nd FLOOR OF THE MANDALAY BAY RIGHT ON THE STRIP, TAKING AIM AT 22,000 PEOPLE FAR BELOW ENJOYING A COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW.>>Interview: IT WAS THE BEST TIME OF MY LIFE AND I THOUGHT IT WAS OVER, I REALLY DID.>>Interview: EVERYONE STARTS RUNNING AND EVERYONE IS ON THE GROUND AND EVERYONE IS YELLING AND EVERYONE IS CONFUSED AND NO ONE KNOWS WHAT IS GOING ON.>>Susan: SOME WITNESSES RECALLED THREE ROUNDS OF AUTOMATIC GUNFIRE AND ONE OF THE MUSICIANS ON STAGE SAID THAT THE SHOOTING DIDN’T STOP FOR A FULL 10 MINUTES. EMERGENCY WORKERS USED A WHEELBARROW TO TRANSPORT SOME OF THE MANY, MANY WOUNDED. BRIAR STEWART BEGINS OUR COVERAGE IN LAS VEGAS TONIGHT.>>IT’S FIREWORKS. IT’S FIREWORKS, STOP, IT’S FIREWORKS.>>Reporter: IN THOSE FIRST FEW MOMENTS THOUSANDS THOUGHT THAT THERE WAS NO REASON TO PANIC. THE MUSIC PLAYED ON UNTIL THE GUNFIRE AND CARNAGE BECAME HORRIFICALLY CLEAR.>>Interview: WE HEARD POP, POP BEING, POP, AND IT KEPT GOING AND GOING AND MY HUSBAND SAID THAT IS NOT FIRECRACKERS, THAT SOUNDS LIKE A SEMI-AUTOMATIC RIFLE.>>Reporter: AT THAT POINT THE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE PACKED INTO THE VENUE KNEW THAT SOMEONE WAS SHOOTING AT THEM BUT THEY DIDN’T KNOW FROM WHERE.>>Interview: SO WE JUST HIT THE GROUND AND JUST LAID THERE AND HANG ON TO EACH OTHER AND THERE WAS ANOTHER 30 ROUNDS AND THEN QUIET AND THEN WHAT WE WERE DOING WAS EVERY TIME THAT HE HAD STOPPED HE WAS RELOADING AND WE HAD GOTTEN UP AND STARTED MAKING OUR WAY TOWARDS THE FENCE.>>LET’S GO!>>Reporter: OTHERS RAN TOWARDS THE STRIP’S NEON LIGHTS, CROUCHING BEHIND CARS AND WHATEVER SHELTER THEY COULD FIND.>>HALFWAY UP.>>Reporter: IT WAS IN THIS CHAOS AND CONFUSION THAT OFFICERS DISCOVERED THE ATTACK WAS BEING CARRIED OUT FROM ABOVE AND AFAR, ALMOST HALF A KILOMETRE AWAY A SHOOTER WAS PERCHED IN A ROOM ON THE 32nd FLOOR ARMED WITH AN ARSENAL OF HIGH-POWERED RIFLES. BY THE TIME THAT THE S.W.A.T. TEAM ARRIVED, 64-YEAR-OLD STEPHEN PADDOCK KILLED HIMSELF. DOWN BELOW ON THE STREETS THERE WAS A BLOODBATH. PEOPLE GRABBED ANYTHING THAT WOULD MAKE DO AS A STRETCHER TO TRY TO HELP THE WOUNDED AND THOSE WHO LAY DYING ON THE GROUND.>>Interview: WE JUST DID WHAT WE COULD, GET TO THE SIDE AND TRY TO HELP PEOPLE OUT AND CARRY SOME PEOPLE OUT, PUT PRESSURE ON WOUNDS.>>Reporter: TODAY WITH STREETS STILL SEALED OFF, SOME WHO WERE HERE LAST NIGHT FELT THE NEED TO RETURN.>>Interview: YOU KNOW, JUST BEING AT THE SCENE I THINK THAT ALL JUST KIND OF HITS YOU AT ONCE.>>Reporter: POLICE SAID THAT THE SHOOTER HAD A MASS OF GUNS IN HIS HOTEL ROOM AND IN HIS HOME.>>Interview: 18 ADDITIONAL FIREARMS, SOME EXPLOSIVES, AND SEVERAL THOUSAND ROUNDS OF AMMO. ALONG WITH SOME ELECTRONIC DEVICES THAT WE’RE EVALUATING AT THIS POINT.>>Reporter: INSIDE HIS CAR THEY ALSO FOUND AMMONIUM NITRATE, AN EXPLOSIVE. AMONG THE VICTIMS IN THE ATTACK WERE CANADIANS, 23-YEAR-OLD JORDAN McILDOON FROM B.C. WAS KILLED ALONG WITH 34-YEAR-OLD JESSICA KLYMCHUK, A MOTHER OF FOUR, FROM ALBERTA. OTHERS WERE INJURED AND ARE NOW RECOVERING IN HOSPITAL.>>Interview: I WAS HIT IN THE BUT BUT I DIDN’T REALIZE IT AT FIRST AND THEN THEN I GOT NICKED AGAIN ANDIS BLEEDING PRETTY BADLY. AND I KIND OF LOOKED FOR SOMEONE TO HELP ME AND I HAD MY FRIEND USE HIS BELT AS A TOURNIQUET AND CUT OFF THE BLOOD. BUT JUST CRAZY FAST, IT SEEMS NOT REAL.>>Reporter: I SPOKE WITH 21-YEAR-OLD SHELVIN MACK THIS AFTERNOON IN THE HOSPITAL AND HE WAS HIT IN THE ARM AND THE ABDOMEN AND HE UNDERWENT SURGERY AND HE’S STILL IN A LOT OF PAIN, HE’S STRUGGLING WITH IMAGES FROM LAST NIGHT. SHORTLY BEFORE HE WAS SHOT HE SAW SOMEONE NEARBY BE SHOT AND KILLED SO HE REALIZES JUST HOW CLOSE HE CAME AND HOW LUCKY HE IS, SUSAN.>>Susan: HOW DIFFICULT, BRIAR. YOU RAN INTO THE PARENTS OF ONE OF THE CANADIANS WHO DIED. TELL ME ABOUT THAT.>>Reporter: THAT’S RIGHT, I DID. IT JUST SO HAPPENED THAT I RAN INTO THE PARENTS OF JORDAN McILDOON WHEN THEY WERE AT THE AIRPORT IN VANCOUVER THIS MORNING. THEY WERE BOTH ON THEIR WAY DOWN HERE TO LAS VEGAS AND I ACTUALLY MET THEM IN THE LINE AS WE WERE STANDING WAITING FOR COFFEE AND THEY HAD SAID THEY HAD JUST FOUND OUT A FEW HOURS BEFORE THAT THEIR SON WAS KILLED. THEY GOT A CALL FROM HIS GIRLFRIEND AND THEY ALSO GOT ANOTHER CALL FROM A PARAMEDIC WHO HAD WORKED TO TRY TO SAVE HIM. THEY TOLD ME THAT HE WAS THEIR ONLY CHILD AND HE GREW UP ON ACREAGE IN MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. AND HE LOVED THE OUTDOORS. THEY’RE IN TOUCH WITH CONSULAR STAFF HERE IN VEGAS.>>Susan: HOW SAD. THANK YOU, BRIAR. WE HEARD A BIT FROM 20-YEAR-OLD MADISON HAINES IN BRIAR’S STORY AND HERE’S MORE OF WHAT SHE LIVED THROUGH…>>Reporter: SO YOU CAME BACK HERE TODAY, WHAT’S GOING THROUGH YOUR MIND?>>Interview: SO IT’S KIND OF WEIRD BECAUSE, YOU KNOW, YOU’RE KIND OF IN SHOCK FOR A LONG TIME SO LIKE LAST NIGHT, YOU KNOW, I WAS WITH MY MOM AND, YOU KNOW, YOU KIND OF — YOU CRY AND YOU DON’T CRY AND YOU CRY AND YOU DON’T CRY. BUT JUST COMING HERE AND, YOU KNOW, JUST SEEING THE WINDOW AND JUST BEING AT THE SCENE AND STUFF, YOU KNOW, I THINK THAT IT ALL JUST KIND OF HITS YOU AT ONCE. LUCKILY ME AND MY MOM GOT OUT. AND WE DIDN’T EVEN GET HIT WHICH I DON’T EVEN UNDERSTAND HOW. BUT TO JUST TO THINK THAT THERE’S SO MANY PEOPLE WHO NOT ONLY DIED AND WERE INJURED BUT, YOU KNOW, LAST NIGHT MY SISTER LIVES IN VEGAS SO WE GOT TO GO HOME, YOU KNOW, THERE WERE SO MANY PEOPLE HERE WHO WERE SO MISPLACED FOR SUCH A LONG AMOUNT OF TIME AND SO SCARED AND THE PEOPLE IN THE HOTEL ROOM WHO WERE ON LOCKDOWN, I JUST CAN’T EVEN IMAGINE. SO IT’S LIKE WE WERE LUCKY IN SO MANY WAYS THAT WE WEREN’T HIT AND WE LIVED AND WE GOT OUT OF THERE RELATIVELY SOON AND WE GOT TO GO TO A HOME AND SLEEP IN A BED AND STUFF. YOU KNOW, IT’S JUST A LOT OF FEELINGS. IT’S VERY SAD.>>Reporter: DESCRIBE TO ME WHERE YOU WERE LAST NIGHT WHEN THIS WAS GOING ON AROUND YOU.>>Interview: SO WE WERE RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CROWD, YOU KNOW, A FEW FEET AWAY FROM THE STAGE, YOU KNOW, MAYBE — I DON’T KNOW, 50 FEET AWAY. AND ALL OF A SUDDEN YOU HEARD EVERYONE KEEP SAYING IT SOUNDED LIKE FIRECRACKERS. AND, YOU KNOW, THE SECOND I HEARD THE SHOTS I TURNED TO START RUNNING BUT NO ONE ELSE WAS AND A LOT OF PEOPLE WERE VAPING SO YOU THOUGHT THAT SMSME AND YOU THOUGHT, OKAY, MAYBE IT’S JUST FIRECRACKERS. AND THE FIRST TIME IT WAS LIKE A FEW SHOTS AND THEN DRRRRRRRR AND EVERYONE GOT DOWN AND JASON ALDEAN WENT OFF THE STAGE AND WE GOT ON THE GROUND AND MY MOM LAID ON TOP OF ME TO SHIELD MY BODY TO MAKE SURE THAT I DIDN’T GET HIT AND STUFF. AND WE WERE JUST LAYING THERE AND WE WERE LIKE WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON, LIKE, IT WAS JUST SO CRAZY. SO EVERYONE WAS LIKE WE NEED TO GET UP AND WE NEED TO START MOVING AND SOMEONE WAS LIKE WE NEED TO MOVE AS A GROUP SO THEN EVERYONE GOT UP AND ME AND MY MOM LOOKED TO OUR LEFT AND WE SAW A GIRL, ABOUT FIVE FEET AWAY FROM US, DEAD, I’M PRETTY SURE, LIKE ON THE FLOOR. CUTE, YOU KNOW, BEAUTIFUL LITTLE GIRL. AND SO WE JUST GOT UP AND WE STARTED RUNNING AND, YOU KNOW, YOU JUST HOPE THAT YOU DON’T GET SHOT IN THE HEAD OR IN THE BACK. LIKE I SAID WE WERE MORE LEFT OF THE STAGE SO WE WERE LUCKY THAT WE GOT OUT RELATIVELY SOON AND THEN WE RAN INTO THE PARKING LOT AND WE DUCKED UNDER A FEW CARS AND THEN YOU’D RUN AND DUCK UNDER A FEW CARS. I SAW ONE GUY WHO WAS LIKE RECORDING AND LAUGHING AND I TOLD HIM, LIKE I JUST SAW SOMEONE DEAD ON THE FLOOR AND LIKE YOU NEED TO GO, THIS ISN’T A JOKE AND IT’S NOT FIREWORKS, AND IT’S REAL. SO I WAS YELLING AT PEOPLE YOU NEED TO GET OUT AND YOU NEED TO LEAVE AND SO I THINK THAT PEOPLE STARTED, YOU KNOW, GETTING THE PICTURE. BUT LIKE I SAID WE WERE MORE LEFT OF THE STAGE SO WE WERE LUCKY THAT WE GOT OUT PRETTY QUICKLY BUT THE PEOPLE ON THE RIGHT THE STAGE, THEY DIDN’T HAVE AS MUCH SHELTER AS WE DID TO GET UNDER AND STUFF.>>Reporter: SO WERE PEOPLE TRYING TO GET UNDER?>>Interview: WELL, WE RAN UNDER LIKE A HUT WHERE THERE WAS A BAR SO SOME PEOPLE WERE UNDER THERE AND, AGAIN, WE GOT — BEHIND THE BAR WAS LIKE A FENCE THAT PEOPLE JUST KNOCKED DOWN SO THEN THAT LED TO A PARKING LOT AND SO THEN WE WOULD HIDE UNDER CARS AND STUFF BUT IT’S KIND OF HARD BECAUSE I DIDN’T EVEN LOOK AROUND THAT MUCH AND YOU’RE JUST LOOKING AT THE FLOOR AND TRYING TO KEEP YOUR HEAD DOWN AND I’M TRYING TO GET MY MOM OUT OF THERE AND SHE WAS JUST TRYING TO GET ME OUT OF THERE. SO WE SAW THAT ONE GIRL BUT IT WASN’T UNTIL WE RAN INTO THE PARKING LOT AND THIS BEAUTIFUL GIRL, HER NAME WAS ANGEL AND SHE LET US GET IN HER CAR AND DROVE US AWAY BUT THE SAW THE PEOPLE WITH THE FLOOD ON THEM AND THAT’S WHEN IT CLICKS, HOLY SHIT, THIS IS HAPPENING AND EVEN WHEN YOU JUSTICE SAW THE ONE GIRL LAYING THERE YOUR BRAIN TRIES TO THINK OF SOMETHING ELSE, NO, THAT’S NOT REAL. AND ONCE YOU’RE OUT OF THE SCENE AND THERE’S PEOPLE COVERED IN BLOOD AND LAYING ON THE FLOOR AND PEOPLE YELLING TO LET PEOPLE INTO THEIR CAR AND STUFF, IT’S LIKE HOLY CRAP, THIS IS THE REAL THING RIGHT NOW.>>Susan: THAT’S A HORRIFYING EXPERIENCE. BRIAR MENTIONED THE CANADIANS KILLED AND WOUNDED IN THAT ATTACK AND HERE’S A BIT MORE OF EACH OF THEM. JESSICA KLYMCHUK WAS A MOTHER OF FOUR FROM VALLEYVIEW, ALBERTA, IN VEGAS WITH HER FIANCÉ. SHE WORKED FOR THE HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC DIVISION AS AN EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANT, LIBRARIAN AND SCHOOL BUS DRIVER. JORDAN McILDOON AS BRIAR MENTIONED WAS FROM MAPLE RIDGE, B.C., A HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC A MONTH AWAY FROM GETTING HIS LICENCE AND HE WOULD HAVE BEEN 24 HAD FRIDAY. AT LEAST SIX CANADIANS WERE WOUNDED, VICTORIA SHELDON MACK, AND JAN LAMBOURNE AND STEVE ARRUDA HAD SURGERY TO REMOVE BULLET FRAGMENTS FROM HIS LEG, AND RYAN SARRAZIN, AND A WOMAN NOT YET NAMED HAVE BEEN SHOT. A PHOTOGRAPHER ORIGINALLY FROM CHIPPEWA OF THE THAMES FIRST NATION NEAR LONDON, ONTARIO, WAS IN LAS VEGAS ON ASSIGNMENT AND ACTUALLY ON THE ROOF OF THE SAME HOTEL THAT THE SHOOTER WAS IN. SO JUST A FEW FLOORS ABOVE HIM. JODY, WHAT IS THE FIRST THING THAT YOU HEARD?>>Interview: I HAD MY CAMERA ON INTERVAL CAMERAS BECAUSE I WAS DOING A TIME LAPSE PHOTO GIG AND I HAD MY EARBUDS IN AND I DIDN’T HEAR ANYTHING AT FIRST, THE SECURITY GUARDS CAME OUT ON TO THE ROOF AND I TOOK OUT MY EARBUDS AND THEY SAID, DO YOU KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON AND ALL OF A SUDDEN I HEARD SHOTS AS SOON AS THEY WERE SAYING IT. AND WE BOTH JUMPED AND LOOKED OUT ON THE LEDGE AND SAW THE PEOPLE KIND OF HUDDLED IN THE MIDDLE IN FRONT OF THE STAGE THERE.>>Susan: WHAT DID THOSE SHOTS SOUND LIKE?>>Interview: LIKE AN AK-47 AT CLOSE RANGE. IT SOUNDED REALLY LOUD. REALLY, REALLY LOUD. AND IT WAS JUST LIKE POP, POP, POP, POP, POP, LIKE REALLY FAST AND LOUD AND FOR A LONG PERIOD OF TIME. SOUNDED LIKE HE HAD A FULL MAGAZINE IN WHATEVER GUN HE HAD. AND PEOPLE WERE, LIKE I SAID, THEY WERE ALL HUDDLED IN THE CENTRE AND AT FIRST WE DIDN’T KNOW IF THEY WERE DEAD OR ALIVE BECAUSE WE WERE QUITE A DISTANCE AWAY, UNDERSTAND THAT WE’RE 43 STOREYS UP AND ABOUT HALF A MILE AWAY. SO WE CAN ONLY SEE LIKE IMAGES OF THE CROWDS OF PEOPLE AND HEAR THEM SHOUTING AND SCREAMING AND –>>Susan: YOU COULD HEAR THEIR SCREAMS FROM UP THERE?>>Interview: YEAH, YEAH, YOU CAN HEAR — YOU CAN HEAR –>>Susan: WHAT WERE YOU THINKING AT THAT TIME?>>Interview: WELL, WE DIDN’T KNOW WHAT TO THINK AND WE’RE ASKING EACH OTHER KIND OF THING, ARE THOSE PEOPLE DEAD OR WHAT’S GOING ON AND LIKE NOBODY KNEW. I THINK THAT WAS THE HARDEST PART IS NOT KNOWING AND I CAN’T IMAGINE WHAT IT WAS FOR THE PEOPLE ON THE GROUND WHO DIDN’T KNOW — NOBODY KNEW WHERE THE SHOTS WERE COMING FROM. OR WHO WAS SHOOTING THEM.>>Susan: AND ULTIMATELY COULD YOU SEE THEM RUNNING AWAY, TRYING TO ESCAPE FROM WHEREVER THIS WAS COMING FROM?>>Interview: WELL, THAT’S WHAT I WAS GETTING TO, LIKE, WE HEARD THE SHOTS AND WHEN THE SHOTS STOPPED, SOME PEOPLE STARTED RUNNING TO DIFFERENT EXITS AND THERE WERE THREE OR FOUR EXITS AT DIFFERENT PLACES SO YOU SAW WAVES OF PEOPLE GOING THIS WAY AND GOING THIS WAY AND GOING THIS WAY KIND OF THING.>>Susan: IT MUST HAVE BEEN TERRIFYING EVEN FOR YOU ON THE ROOF?>>Interview: IN OUR MIND THERE’S A SHOOTER ON THE GROUND SO WE’RE MORE TERRIFIED FOR THE PEOPLE THAT ARE THERE ON THE GROUND. SO THEY DON’T KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON AND WE DON’T KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON AND THAT’S THE HARDEST PART IS THAT NOBODY REALLY KNEW. WE DIDN’T KNOW IF PEOPLE WERE DYING OR IF POLICE WERE SHOOTING AT A SHOOTER. AND WE HAD NO IDEA AT THIS POINT. AND THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN THE SHOTS WOULD HAPPEN AGAIN AND IT WENT FOR THREE OR FOUR ROUNDS AFTER I STARTED LISTENING TO SEE WHAT WAS GOING ON AND IT JUST SOUNDED REALLY CLOSE. SO WHEN MY CONTACT ON THE GROUND TOLD ME THAT THE SHOOTER WAS ONLY A FEW FLOORS BELOW ME, THAT MADE A LOT OF SENSE CONSIDERING HOW LOUD THE SHOTS WERE. IT’S KIND OF SURREAL. WHEN I SEE THE IMAGES NOW IT’S STARTING TO SINK IN AND I JUST FEEL REALLY SAD FOR THE PEOPLE.>>Susan: YEAH. THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR SHARING YOUR STUDY WITH US.>>Interview: OKAY, THANK YOU.>>Susan: IT TOOK POLICE ONLY ABOUT 20 MINUTES TO ZERO IN ON THAT SHOOTER. WHAT GAVE HIM AWAY, THE FIRE ALARMS THAT WENT OFF AS SMOKE FROM THE GUNFIRE FILLED HIS HOTEL ROOM. HE WAS DEAD WHEN S.W.A.T. MEMBERS MOVED IN FROM AN APPARENT SUICIDE. SO MOTIVATION REMAINS A BIG QUESTION. HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT STEPHEN PADDOCK… HE WAS 64, LIVED ABOUT AN HOUR OUTSIDE OF LAS VEGAS IN A RETIREMENT COMMUNITY CALLED SUN CITY MESQUITE. HIS BROTHER SAYS THAT PADDOCK WAS A MULTI-MILLIONAIRE REAL ESTATE INVESTOR. ACCORDING TO THE CITY SHERIFF HE ACTED ALONE WITHOUT ANY LINKS TO ANY MILITANT GROUP AND THE BROTHER SAYS THAT PADDOCK HAD NO POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS AND NO TIES TO WHITE SUPREMACY AND NO MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS THAT HIS FAMILY KNEW OF.>>Interview: THE FACT THAT MY BROTHER DID THIS IS — THERE’S NO — THERE’S NOTHING.>>Susan: HE SAYS THAT HIS BROTHER HAD NO MILITARY BACKGROUND AND CAN’T EXPLAIN WHY HE HAD ANY AUTOMATIC WEAPONS. VEGAS POLICE SAY THEY’VE NEVER HAD ANY CONTACT WITH HIM, SAY FOR MINOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS. PADDOCK CHECKED INTO THE MANDALAY HOTEL LAST THURSDAY. POLICE ARE LOOKING AT ALL OF THE SURVEILLANCE VIDEO IN THE HOPES OF PUTTING TOGETHER WHAT HE DID IN THE DAYS LEADING UP TO THE ATTACK.>>>IN WASHINGTON, A SOLEMN DONALD TRUMP ADDRESSED THE NATION FROM THE WHITE HOUSE IN THE HOURS AFTER THE ATTACK, OFFERING CONDOLENCES TO THE VICTIMS AND THEIR FAMILIES AND CALLING FOR UNITY. BUT ON A DAY SUCH AS THIS THERE WAS NO AVOIDING THAT MOST DIVISIVE OF DISCUSSIONS IN THE U.S. ABOUT GUN CONTROL. PAUL HUNTER REPORTS.>>President Donald Trump: MY FELLOW AMERICANS, WE ARE JOINED TOGETHER TODAY IN SADNESS, SHOCK, AND GRIEF.>>Reporter: DONALD TRUMP WAS TODAY SOMBRE AND TO THE POINT.>>President Donald Trump: IT WAS AN ACT OF PURE EVIL. [BELLS TOLLING]>>Reporter: OUTSIDE THE U.S. FLAG WAS LOWERED AS THE PRESIDENT LED A MOMENT OF SILENCE. BUT THE DAY AFTER THE COUNTRY’S LATEST AND WORST SUCH MASS SHOOTING, TRUMP MADE NO MENTION OF GUN CONTROL. DEMOCRATS JUMPED ON HIM.>>Interview: I DON’T KNOW WHEN WE WILL WAKE UP TO THE REALITIES OF THE CHALLENGES OF GUN VIOLENCE IN OUR COUNTRY AND DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.>>Interview: AMERICANS NEED MORE THAN OUR PRESIDENT’S PRAYERS. WE NEED HIS PLANS.>>Reporter: MARK KELLEY, HUSBAND OF GABBY GIFFORDS, THE FORMER U.S. CONGRESSWOMAN, INJURED IN A SHOOTING IN 2011, TODAY CALLED YET AGAIN FOR CHANGE.>>Interview: IT’S AN EPIDEMIC THAT NEEDS TO BE CURED.>>Reporter: NEVADA’S GUN LAWS ARE AMONG THE LEAST RESTRICTIVE IN THE U.S., AND FOR THE VEGAS SHOOTER, AN UNCOMPLICATED PLACE TO GET WEAPONIZED LEGALLY.>>Interview: HE’S FREQUENTED HERE A COUPLE DIFFERENT TIMES AND WE SOLD HIM A SHOTGUN SO I WAS JUST STARTING TO GET NERVOUS GOING, DID THAT GET USED IN THIS RAMPAGE.>>Reporter: BUT EFFORTS TO TOUGHEN U.S. GUN LAWS TYPICALLY FAIL. AFTER THE NEWTOWN MASSACRE IN 2012 THAT LEFT 20 CHILDREN DEAD, BARACK OBAMA GOT EFFECTIVELY NOWHERE.>>Interview: EVERY TIME I THINK ABOUT THOSE KIDS IT GETS ME MAD.>>Reporter: MEANWHILE MASS SHOOTINGS CONTINUE. BY ONE COUNT VEGAS MARKED THE 273rd MASS SHOOTING IN THE U.S. IN 2017 ALONE. IT WAS THE 274th DAY OF THE YEAR. CANDIDATE TRUMP COURTED THE PRO-GUN VOTE HARD.>>President Donald Trump: IN FACT I HAVE A LICENCE TO CARRY IN NEW YORK. CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT? NOBODY KNOWS THAT.>>Reporter: BUT TODAY THE WHITE HOUSE SEEMED TO HINT IT’S OPEN TO TALKS ON U.S. GUN POLICY, THOUGH NOT RIGHT NOW.>>Interview: AND I THINK THAT THERE WILL BE CERTAINLY BE TIME FOR THAT POLICY DISCUSSION TO TAKE PLACE, BUT THAT’S NOT THE PLACE THAT WE’RE IN AT THIS MOMENT. BUT, CERTAINLY, I THINK THAT THERE’S A TIME FOR THAT TO HAPPEN.>>Reporter: THE WHITE HOUSE DIDN’T SAY WHEN THAT SHOULD HAPPEN BUT WHEN IT DOES IT SAYS THAT THE FOCUS SHOULD BE ON GUN LAWS THAT ACTUALLY FIX THE PROBLEM. IT’S A CHALLENGE YET TO BE MET BY ANY U.S. PRESIDENT. PAUL HUNTER, CBC NEWS, WASHINGTON.>>Susan: PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU SPOKE BY PHONE WITH THE U.S. PRESIDENT THIS AFTERNOON, OFFERING CONDOLENCES, AND ANY ASSISTANCE THAT CANADA CAN PROVIDE. EARLY THIS MORNING TRUDEAU TWEETED, WORDS FAILED. AND LATER TODAY HE ISSUED A STATEMENT SAYING THAT CANADIANS “STAND WITH THE UNITED STATES, AND SHARE THEIR PAIN AND HORROR AT SUCH A SENSELESS AND COWARDLY ACT OF VIOLENCE.”>>>TRUMP AND TRUDEAU ALSO DISCUSSED THE ATTACK OVER THE WEEKEND IN EDMONTON, AN INCIDENT THAT IS BEING INVESTIGATED AS TERRORISM. FIVE PEOPLE WERE INJURED, INCLUDING A POLICE OFFICER, WHEN A MAN WENT ON A RAMPAGE THIS WEEKEND. TODAY CHARGES WERE LAID. ERIN COLLINS HAS MORE ON THAT.>>Interview: FIVE COUNTS OF ATTEMPTED MURDER…>>Reporter: IN ADDITION TO THOSE ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES, ABDULAHI HASAN SHARIF WAS ALSO LARGED WITH DANGEROUS DRIVING, COLLEGE FLIGHT AND POSSESSION OF A WEAPON. NOTABLY ABSENT IN ANY CHARGES RELATED TO TERRORISM. BUT THAT COULD CHANGE.>>Interview: AS WE MOVE FORWARD, AS WE GATHER MORE INFORMATION AND EVIDENCE, THAT WILL OBVIOUSLY BE REASSESSED AND IF WARRANTED FURTHER CHARGES WILL BE PURSUED.>>Reporter: VIDEOTAPE OF SATURDAY NIGHT’S ATTACK IS GRAINY AND GRISLY. THE DRIVER GOT OUT AND STAB THED THE OFFICER REPEATEDLY BEFORE RUNNING OFF. POLICE BELIEVE THAT IT WAS SHARIF. FOUR HOURS LATER A U-HAUL TRUCK RAN DOWN FOUR PEDESTRIANS AND POLICE VEHICLES KNOCKED THAT TRUCK ON ITS SIDE AND SHARIF WAS FOUND IN ITS CAB.>>Interview: IF WE HADN’T PURSUED THIS VEHICLE IN LIGHT OF THE CAR USED EARLIER TO RUN OVER A POLICE OFFICER AND THE HISTORY OF LARGE VEHICLE ATTACKS IN GERMANY, SPAIN, AND OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, THE OUTCOME WOULD HAVE BEEN MUCH WORSE.>>Reporter: IN THE CAR THAT RAN INTO CONSTABLE CHERNYK, OFFICERS FOUND AN ISIS FLAG AND IN 2015 SHARIF WAS INVESTIGATED BY THE RCMP FOR HOLDING EXTREMIST BELIEFS. HE WAS NEVER CHARGED. THE 30-YEAR-OLD IS A REFUGEE FROM SOMALIA AND NOT A CANADIAN CITIZEN.>>The Hon. Ralph Goodale: THIS PARTICULAR INDIVIDUAL ENTERED CANADA IN 2012, AT A REGULAR PORT OF ENTRY. AND OBTAINED REFUGEE STATUS AT THAT TIME.>>Reporter: THE OFFICER THAT WAS ATTACKED WAS TREATED AND QUICKLY RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL AND THE OTHER VICTIMS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO RECOVER. AND AS FOR SHARIF, HE’S SCHEDULED TO APPEAR IN COURT TOMORROW MORNING. ERIN COLLINS, CBC NEWS, EDMONTON.>>Susan: STRAIGHT AHEAD NOW, MORE ON THE LAS VEGAS SHOOTING AND THE REACTION FROM THE WHITE HOUSE. WE’RE Well it’s a long way from
the El Mocambo. ♪ ♪ Tibbles: It’s a long way from
the El Mocambo indeed, for this
Dublin band. On its first visit to Toronto
U2 drew barely 50 people to the Mocambo’s neon palms
on Spadina Avenue. But while
the crowds have grown, the message of U2
remains the same. It’s a band that
preaches social change. And their latest song, Pride,
carried that banner. It’s about
Dr. Martin Luther King, one of the world’s
many peacekeepers shot down
in the line of duty, in the name
of love. ♪ In the name
of love ♪ ♪ What more in
the name of love ♪ Tibbles: U2’s singer
is Bono Vox. Not your average
1980s Bob Dylan, but a 24-year-old who says
he’s only writing songs about the things he
cares about. How dare, a white Irish
rock and roll band, write a song about
a black martyr in the Reverend
Martin Luther King. Well, there is a logical
reason for that, if you look
through it. See, the struggle in our own
country, in Northern Ireland – the struggle between
Protestants and Catholics – has made me sick
for a long time. And I often wondered what
it would have been like had he had had a man the calibre
of Martin Luther King. Tibbles: It’s a result of
songs like Pride, that U2 is getting noticed
around the world. Bono Vox says it’s because
they play good music. But he also knows that people
are listening to his lyrics. We have people from all
walks of life and for that hour and a half
they’re united. Tibbles: Bono says U2’s message
is getting through, even when the band plays
Europe or Japan, countries that don’t
speak English, because even if the audience
doesn’t understand the words, it will understand
the music. ♪ I was on
the outside ♪ ♪ When you said
you said you needed me ♪ (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪)>>Susan: MORE NOW ON OUR TOP STORY OF THE DEADLY SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS. STILL LOTS OF QUESTIONS AND, OF COURSE, POLITICAL RAMIFICATIONS TOO. TO HELP US TO DIVE DEEPER INTO THE WASHINGTON PART OF THIS STORY, I’M JOINED BY SENIOR EDITOR OF “THE ATLANTIC” DAVID FRUM AND CHIEF WASHINGTON REPORTER FOR THE BOSTON HERALD, KIMBERLY ATKINS AND BLOOMBERG COLUMNIST MEGAN McCURDLE AND ALL ARE IN WASHINGTON TONIGHT. I’LL START WITH THE U.S. PRESIDENT, HE TALKS ABOUT THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS, WARM CONDOLENCES FOR THE VICTIMS. WAS THAT THE RIGHT MESSAGE? WAS IT ENOUGH, DAVID?>>Interview: I THINK THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP REALLY HIT A WRONG MESSAGE FOR HIMSELF. YOU KNOW, HE READ THE SCRIPT BEAUTIFULLY BUT IT SOUNDED FALSE. THERE AREN’T A LOT OF GOOD QUALITIES TO ATTRIBUTE TO DONALD TRUMP BUT HERE WAS ONE, HE’S NOT A HYPOCRITE AND HE DOESN’T PRETEND TO BE A GOOD MAN AND HE DOESN’T PRETEND TO BE A DEVOUT MAN BUT INCREASINGLY AS HIS BASE HAS SHRUNK HE’S SPOKE IN A RELIGIOUS WAY AND IT DIDN’T SOUND TRUE. SO HE SQUIRMED WHILE HE SAID IT.>>Susan: KIM, WHAT SHOULD HE HAVE SAID THEN IN ADDITION TO THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS?>>Interview: IT WAS A VERY DIFFERENT SORT OF APPROACH THAT APPROACH THANWE HAVE SEEN IN THE HAVE SEEN HIM OFFER THOSE THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AND WE DIDN’T HEAR HIM TALK ABOUT TERRORISM AND WHAT WE’VE HEARD IN THE PAST, ESPECIALLY WITH ATTACKS OVERSEAS SUCH AS LONDON AND IN PARIS AND EVEN IN CANADA. A PRETTY SWIFT RESPONSE FROM THE PRESIDENT DECRYING TERRORISM. EVEN HERE AFTER THE ATTACK IN SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA, REALLY CALLING THAT OUT. IN THIS CASE THE ACTOR WAS AMERICAN AND WE DIDN’T SEE THAT SAME RESPONSE. HIS SPOKESMAN, SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS, SAID LATER ON THAT IT’S TOO SOON TO MAKE THAT DETERMINATION BUT WE KNOW FROM THIS PRESIDENT THAT HE DOESN’T TEND TO WAIT FOR ALL OF THE FACTS TO COME IF BEFORE HE TAKES TO TWITTER AND DENOUNCES SOMETHING.>>Susan: MEGAN, DID YOU THINK THAT HE LEFT SOMETHING OUT ON THIS DAY?>>Interview: YOU KNOW, I THINK THAT IMMEDIATELY AFTER THESE SORTS OF EVENTS THAT THERE’S KIND OF A FORMULA AND IT’S NOT A FORMULA THAT TRUMP IS SUPER COMFORTABLE WITH, NONETHELESS, THERE’S PRETTY MUCH THAT YOU HAVE TO GO WITH THIS IS A TRAGEDY, OUR HEARTS GO OUT TO THE VICTIMS, AND IF YOU WANT TO TALK ABOUT POLICY RESPONSES, I MEAN, YOU KNOW, OBAMA CERTAINLY DID AFTER NEWTOWN BUT IT HAS TO BE PRETTY LIMITED BECAUSE OTHERWISE IT LOOKS LIKE YOU’RE POLITICIZING A TRAGEDY. ALSO I THINK THAT, FRANKLY, TRUMP DOESN’T HAVE MUCH OF A POLICY RESPONSE. AND IT’S NOT ENTIRELY CLEAR WHAT IN THIS PARTICULAR ATTACK, WHAT SORT OF POLICY RESPONSE WOULD HAVE FIXED IT. BUT I THINK THAT THERE IS NO GOOD WAY TO DEAL WITH A GRIEVING NATION AND THE PRESIDENT JUST DOES THE BEST HE CAN WHICH IS TO SAY THAT WE AMERICANS ARE UNITED IN SADNESS FOR THESE VICTIMS AND A DETERMINATION TO MAKE SURE THAT THIS DOESN’T HAPPEN AGAIN.>>Susan: BUT AS WAS MENTIONED THE WHITE HOUSE SPOKESPERSON SAID THAT IT WAS TOO SOON TO TALK ABOUT POLICY RESPONSES AND NOT ANYTIME TO TRY TO BLAME OR TALK ABOUT ORGINISATIONS. WHAT WAS SHE TRYING TO DO, DAVID?>>Interview: WELL, SHE WAS TRYING TO HEAD OFF THE REPROACHES THAT COME AFTER AN EVENT LIKE THIS BECAUSE AS MEGAN SAID WE’RE DETERMINED TO NOT DO IT AGAIN. IN FACT, AMERICANS ARE DETERMINED THAT THIS WILL HAPPEN AGAIN AND AGAIN, THEY’VE ACCEPTED THAT AND IT’S PART OF THE PRICE OF THE GUN RIGHT. AND LET’S MAKE NO MISTAKE THAT THE GUN RIGHT IS VERY POPULAR AND IT’S BECOME CURIOUSLY MORE POPULAR OVER THE PAST 20 YEARS. AND AT THE SAME TIME AS FEWER AND FEWER AMERICANS OWN GUNS, THOSE AMERICANS WHO OWN GUNS OWN MORE AND MORE BUT EVEN MANY AMERICANS WHO DO NOT OWN GUNS HAVE ACCEPTED THE N.R.A. VIEW OF WHAT SECOND AMENDMENT MEANS AND THAT’S NOW CERTAINLY POLARITY AND AN OUTRIGHT MAJORITY OF PUBLIC OPINION. SO SARAH HUCKABEE AND PRESIDENT TRUMP HAVE THE PUBLIC BEHIND THEM WHEN THEY SAY THEY’LL NOT DO MUCH, IF ANYTHING. SOZ BUT, SURELY, THIS WAS SHOCKING TO AMERICANS AND IT’S A TERRIBLE EVENT AND THE WORST NOW — AND I THINK THAT, KIM, YOU TWEETED OUT TODAY THAT IT’S THE WORST MASS SHOOTING IN MODERN AMERICAN HISTORY, 15 MONTHS AFTER THE PREVIOUS WORST SHOOTING. THAT’S A TERRIBLE LEGACY.>>Interview: IT IS A TERRIBLE LEGACY AND WE’RE SEEING THIS RESPONSE THAT WE’RE TALKING ABOUT HEADING OFF THE OPPOSITION PEOPLE WHO ARE ALREADY LAWMAKERS WHO ARE ALREADY CALLING AGAIN FOR TOUGHER GUN CONTROL MEASURES, BUT ONE THING THAT WE’VE SEEN CONSISTENTLY TIME AFTER TIME, WHETHER IT’S SANDY HOOK OR WHETHER IT’S THE PULSE NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING OR THIS, IS THAT WE SEE THAT CALL FOR INCREASED GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION AND IT’S AT LEAST COMING TOGETHER AND TALKING ABOUT IT AND DEBATING IT. AND THAT OVER TIME FADES AWAY AND FEW THINGS GET DONE. I MEAN, PEOPLE TELL ME, LOOK, IF IT DIDN’T HAPPEN AFTER WE SAW CHILDREN GET KILLED IN A SCHOOL OR AFTER LAWMAKERS THEMSELVES EARLIER THIS YEAR — JUST A COUPLE MONTHS AGO G.O.P. LAWMAKERS CAME UNDER FIRE FROM A GUNMAN. IF THAT DOESN’T SPUR ACTION IT’S REALLY DIFFICULT TO SEE WHAT, IF ANYTHING, COULD?>>Susan: DAVID, DO YOU THINK THIS WILL HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE GUN LEGISLATION IN AMERICA?>>Interview: IT PROBABLY WILL BUT UNDERSTAND THE DIRECTION, FOR 20 YEARS AMERICA HAS NOT CHANGED LAWS. AND AFTER EACH MASSACRE TO THE EXTENT THAT THERE’S LEGISLATIVE ACTION THE ACTION IS TO MAKE IT EASIER TO CARRY GUNS. SO THE UNITED STATES NOW HAS A SITUATION WHICH CONCEALED CARRY IS THE LAW IN EVERY STATE, AND MORE AND MORE STATES ARE ADOPTING POLICIES OF OPEN CARRY, THAT IS, YOU CAN BRANDISH A FIREARM IN PUBLIC. SO AS LONG AS YOU DON’T POINT IT AT ANYBODY AT THAT MOMENT. THAT’S WHAT WE SAW AND INCREASINGLY SEE OPEN DISPLAY OF EVENTS IN EVENTS LIKE CHARLOTTESVILLE AND WHEN SAN ANTONIO HAD A DISCUSSION, TOWN COUNCIL WAS SURROUNDED BY MEN OPENLY CARRYING WEAPONS. SO THE TREND, YOU KNOW, CANADIANS MIGHT THINK WHAT HAPPENS — AND THERE’S NO POLITICIANS DEBATING TIGHTER LAWS AND THERE’S EX-POLITICIANS LIKE HILLARY CLINTON WHO HAS BROUGHT IT UP BUT THE FIRST POLITICIAN OUT OF THE GATE IN KENTUCKY CALLED FOR MORE GUNS AND GOVERNOR ABBOTT OF TEXAS WAS DENOUNCED BECAUSE HE DIDN’T WANT GUNS IN THEIR OWN CLASSROOMS. HE DENOUNCED WHEN HE SAID THEY WERE AFRAID OF THE CONTEST OF IDEAS, THE GUN BEING, OF COURSE, THE IDEA. AND SO MY GUESS IS THAT WE’RE GOING TO SEE — THIS — THE GUN DEBATE IS CONNECTED TO VERY DEEP THINGS ABOUT THIS FRACTURE IN SOCIETY, A SOCIETY WHERE THERE’S INCREASING HOSTILITY ALONG RACIAL AND ETHNIC LINES AND THE OPEN DISPLAY OF WEAPONS IS PART OF THE SHOW OF FORCE THAT HAS BECOME SUCH A FEATURE OF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC LIFE IN THE TRUMP ERA.>>Susan: YOU KNOW, TRUMP HAD PUERTO RICO TROUBLES ON HIS MIND PRIOR TO YESTERDAY, LAST NIGHT, AND NOW HE’S GOING TO PUERTO RICO TOMORROW AND THEN VEGAS THE FOLLOWING DAY. WHAT DOES THIS DO TO HIS SUPPORT, TO HIS BASE, TO THE WAY HE IS SEEN, MEGAN?>>Interview: I DON’T THINK THAT THIS IS ACTUALLY VERY LIKELY TO MOVE VERY MUCH. IN PART BECAUSE HIS SUPPORTERS ARE PRETTY HARD CORE. YOU KNOW, HIS FAVOURABLE RATINGS FOR SUCH A NEW PRESIDENT ARE NOT VERY HIGH. AND SO THE PEOPLE WHO ARE WITH HIM, IF HE DOES NOTHING ON NEWTOWN OR — SORRY, ON LAS VEGAS, OR IF HE SUPPORTS SOMETHING LIKE MAKING THESE ILLEGAL, I DOUBT THAT HIS PEOPLE WILL ABANDON HIM AND I DOUBT THAT THERE’S GOING TO BE — BUT I DON’T THINK THAT YOU’RE GOING TO SEE A BIG PUSH LIKE OBAMA HAD AFTER NEWTOWN WHERE WE’RE GOING TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO DO ONCE-IN-A-GENERATION GUN CONTROL AND IT FAILED BECAUSE THE INTENSITY WAS ON THE SIDE OF THE GUN OWNERS, EVEN THOUGH THEY’RE A MIORITY, THEY CARE MORE ABOUT GUN LAWS AND THEY VOTE ON IT AND NORMAL AMERICANS HAVE A BUNCH OF THINGS THEY VOTE ON, WHICH THIS MAY BE ONE SMALL PART, AND THAT SHIFTS THE CALCULUS IN THE PRESIDENT’S FAVOUR.>>Susan: WHAT DO YOU EXPECT, KIM, WHEN HE GOES TO LAS VEGAS ON WEDNESDAY?>>Interview: I THINK THAT, AGAIN, IT WILL BE A DIFFERENT ATMOSPHERE FOR DONALD TRUMP. USUALLY WHEN HE TRAVELS SOMEPLACE HE LIKES TO TALK ABOUT WINS AND WHEN YOU THINK OF WHEN HE WENT TO FLORIDA OR TEXAS AFTER THE HURRICANES THERE HE NEVER SPOKE ABOUT THE LOSS OF LIFE OR THE DESTRUCTION, AS MUCH AS HE TALKED ABOUT THE RESILIENCE OF TEXAS AND THE RESILIENCE OF FLORIDA AND THE GREAT RESPONSE BY FEDERAL OFFICIALS. SORT OF PRAISING THINGS AS OPPOSED TO REALLY ADDRESSING TRAGEDY. HE’S NEVER HAD A MOMENT THAT GEORGE W. BUSH DID AFTER 9/11 WHEN HE STOOD AT GROUND ZERO AND TALKED ABOUT FIRST RESPONDERS AND SO THIS WILL BE HIS FIRST CHANCE TO DO THIS. HE NEEDS TO SOOTHE PEOPLE. HE NEEDS TO BE A CONSOLER, THAT IS NOT HIS STRONG POINT AND WE’LL SEE HOW WELL HE DOES THIS. THIS IS HIS FIRST OPPORTUNITY.>>Susan: DAVID, THE LAST TRIP FOR YOU.>>Interview: THAT’S THE MOST SINGLE ENDANGERED SEAT UP IN 20178, AND HEALTH CARE ISSUES ARE IMPORTANT AND REPUBLICANS ARE LIKELY TO LOSE THAT SEAT IN 2018 AND TRUMP IS AT WAR WITH DEAN HELLER AND IT’S A STATE WITH A STRONG UNION TRADITION, ESPECIALLY IN LAS VEGAS. AND A GROWING HISPANIC POPULATION AND HE MAY MEET AN UNCOMFORTABLE RECEPTION THERE AND PUERTO RICO IS IN A DISASTER ZONE AND THE IDEA THAT HE CAN SUSTAIN A PRESIDENTIAL VISIT, THAT IS THE QUESTION, WHAT WILL HE BRING HIM. IT’S OF NO USE TO THE STATE. I THINK THAT ON ALL OF THESE THINGS IT’S IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER THAT YOU THINK THAT THERE MUST BE SOME CLEVER GROUP OF PEOPLE PLANNING THIS, BUT THE PEOPLE AROUND DONALD TRUMP ARE VERY MUCH THE C TEAM AND WHEN THEY’RE NOT THINKING ABOUT THEIR OWN ADVANTAGE, A LOT OF THE DECISIONS THEY MAKE ARE NOT VERY CLEVER.>>Susan: WELL, THANK YOU VERY MUCH ON A REALLY TRAGIC NIGHT.>>>WE’LL HAVE MORE ON THE SHOOTING IN LAS VEGAS LATER, BUT STILL AHEAD… SOME OTHER STORIES IN THE NEWS TONIGHT INCLUDING THIS…>>>A FORMER ASTRONAUT LAUNCHES INTO HER NEW JOB, JULIE PAYETTE BEGINS HER DUTIES AS GOVERNOR-GENERAL. STAY WITH US. (♪♪♪)>>>FIRST, A LOOK AT THE DAY’S BUSINESS NUMBERS. THE T.S.X. ROSE 70 POINTS. THE DOLLAR DROPPED ALMOST 2/10th OF A CENT. IN NEW YORK, BOTH THE DOW AND THE NASDAQ HIT RECORD HIGHS. AND THE PRICE OF OIL CLOSED DOWN $1.09 A ♪ [theme] Reporter: This is sodium
silicofluoride photographed
in Brantford where fluoridation has been
used since 1945. It is said to be able to reduce
tooth decay by 60 per cent. At this moment almost 32
million people in North America are drinking fluoridated water. Dr. Dunn, 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 it’s contained in tea. There are no deleterious effects to the human being drinking fluoridated water. Reporter: Anne Burton, President
of Ontario Citizen’s
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
nor contagious. Reporter: 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, we may be overexposing the body
to the amounts of fluoride and eventually ending up,
probably with mottled teeth. Reporter: Those patches
are called fluorosis, a condition that shocks many
parents because of the cause. Too much fluoride when Braeden
was a pre-schooler. We don’t really know just how
much fluoride it takes to cause a little fluorosis. And it’s something we didn’t
really know too much about ten years ago. Reporter: 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 have too much
of a good thing. Fluoridated water still
remains the most equitable, most economic way of
providing a preventive agent for dental care
to the general population. Reporter: Practically all major
health organizations in North America have
endorsed fluoridation as an effective and safe way
to reduce dental decay. ♪ ♪ General Motors
hockey broadcast. [whistle blows] Hello Canada and hockey fans
in the United States. At the time I was doing work as a reporter. Basil 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 or another
no one was available. Announcer:
Hockey Night in Canada! Tonight, Toronto Maple Leafs
and New York Rangers. Play by play by Foster Hewitt. Hewitt: Out at centre, 1-0 for
the Toronto Maple Leafs over the New York Rangers as Nesterenko fires a shot
from well out. I think hockey is the greatest
game there is. 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 in the minds of the spectator. Hewitt: Ward in close.
He shoots, he scores! 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 eight minute mark,
there’s no score. There’s a shot, scores! Right in on the net as a drive from the left side
by Nesterenko slid in off Sawchuk’s skate. ♪ [theme] (♪♪♪)>>Susan: WELL, THIS WAS A DAY OF POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE ON PARLIAMENT HILL. FORMER ASTRONAUT JULIE PAYETTE WAS SWORN IN AS CANADA’S 29th GOVERNOR-GENERAL AND IT’S ALREADY CLEAR THAT SHE’S BRINGING A SPECIAL PERSPECTIVE TO THE ROLE. TOM PARRY REPORTS. (♪♪♪)>>Reporter: A STIRRING CEREMONY TO MARK A CHANGING OF THE GUARD. DAVID JOHNSTON CLOSING THE BOOK ON HIS TIME AS GOVERNOR-GENERAL… (♪♪♪) HIS REPLACEMENT, A WOMAN WHO HAS BOLDLY GONE WHERE FEW CANADIANS HAVE GONE BEFORE. JULIE PAYETTE, FORMER ASTRONAUT, THE SECOND CANADIAN WOMAN IN SPACE. (♪♪♪) [singing] ♪ ALLELUIA ♪>>Reporter: ACCOMPANIED BY HER SON AND WITH HER FAMILY WATCHING ON, THEY HAD STOOD IN THE SENATE CHAMBER AND SPOKE OF AMBITIOUS DREAMS AND LOFTY GOALS.>>Interview: AND WE MAY BE ABLE TO TACKLE GLOBAL ISSUES, SERIOUS AND PRESSING GLOBAL ISSUE LIKE CLIMATE CHANGE AND MIGRATION, NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION, POVERTY.>>Reporter: PAYETTE’S MESSAGE DELIVERED IN ENGLISH, FRENCH AND, BRIEFLY –>>[SPEAKING FIRST NATIONS LANGUAGE]>>Reporter: ALGONQUIN, HER TONE RELENTLESSLY POSITIVE.>>Interview: I AM CONVINCED THAT ANYONE CAN ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING AND RAISE TO THE CHALLENGE AS LONG AS THEY’RE WILLING TO WORK WITH OTHERS, TO LET GO OF THE PERSONAL AGENDA, TO REACH A HIGHER GOAL, AND TO DO WHAT IS RIGHT FOR THE COMMON GOOD.>>Reporter: IT’S A MESSAGE IN KEEPING WITH THE SUNNY WAYS OF THE MAN WHO CHOSE PAYETTE FOR THIS JOB.>>Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: YOUR NUMEROUS ACHIEVEMENTS ARE A TESTAMENT TO YOUR HARD WORK AND MOST IMPORTANTLY YOUR PASSION.>>Reporter: THE ROLE OF GOVERNOR-GENERAL CARRIES GREAT WEIGHT. THOSE WHO KNOW PAYETTE SAYS SHE’S READY.>>Interview: JEWEL SEUNFLAPPABLE AND SHE HAS YEARS OF EXPERIENCE DEALING WITH CRITICAL SITUATIONS, HAVING TO KEEP HER COOL, MEETING TO NEGOTIATE AND DISCUSS WITH PEOPLE OF DIFFERENT CULTURES AND THAT’S THE NATURE OF THE SPACE BUSINESS SO THAT WILL HELP TO SERVE HER WELL.>>Reporter: PAYETTE HAS BEGUN HER NEW DUTIES. TODAY REVIEWING THE TROOPS AND LATER LAYING A WREATH AT THE NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL. FOR A FORMER ASTRONAUT IT’S A WHOLE NEW MISSION. TOM PARRY, CBC NEWS, OTTAWA.>>Susan: THERE WAS ANOTHER NEWCOMER ON PARLIAMENT HILL TODAY…>>[Speaking French] I’M SO EXCITED TO BE HERE, HI.>>Susan: THE NEW N.D.P. LEADER, JAGMEET SINGH, MET INDIVIDUALLY WITH MEMBERS OF HIS CAUCUS AFTER YESTERDAY’S BIG WIN. SINGH’S TASK IS TO DECIDE WHO WILL SERVE AS PARTY MEMBERS IN THE HOUSE.>>Interview: TO SEND A MESSAGE THAT WE ARE RUNNING A NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO FORM GOVERNMENT IN 2019.>>Susan: THE FULL N.D.P. CAUCUS WILL MEET ON WEDNESDAY.>>>PIPELINE GIANT KINDER MORGAN FACED OFF AGAINST A COALITION OF OPPOSITION GROUPS IN A VANCOUVER COURTROOM TODAY. SEVERAL FIRST NATIONS, ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS AND MUNICIPALITIES ARE FIGHTING THE CONTENTIOUS TRANSMOUNTAIN PIPELINE EXPANSION PROJECT IN B.C. THE HEARINGS ARE EXPECTED TO LAST TWO WEEKS. GREG RATHMUSSEN REPORTS.>>Reporter: THIS PROTEST IS DESIGNED TO REINFORCE THE LEGAL ATTACK LAUNCHED TODAY IN THE COURTROOM.>>IT BLOWS MY MIND THAT WE’RE COMING TO THIS POINT WHERE WE HAVE TO SUE THEM!>>Reporter: THE CASE CIRCUMSTANCELY ROLLS ALL OF THE OPPOSITION TO THE PROJECT IN ONE COURT PROCEEDING. FIRST NATIONS HAVE A RECENT RECORD OF WINNING MOST OF THEIR COURT BATTLES IN B.C. AND THEY HOPE THAT WILL CONTINUE.>>Interview: FIRST NATIONS ARE GOING TO UTILIZE EVERY REMEDY POSSIBLE TO CHALLENGE THIS PROJECT AND TO STAND UP FOR THE RIGHTS OF OUR GRANDCHILDREN AND FOR RIGHTS OF THE ENVIRONMENT.>>Reporter: THEY ARGUE THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FAILED TO ADEQUATELY CONSULT THEM, MUCH OF THE FOCUS WILL BE ON THE ROLE OF THE NATIONAL ENERGY BOARD, WHETHER IT FULFILLED ITS LEGAL OBLIGATIONS.>>Interview: THE REVIEW WAS INADEQUATE. AND CANADA SUBSEQUENT PROCESS WAS TOO SHORT. WAY TOO SHORT TO BE MEANINGFUL.>>Reporter: ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS ARE ALSO TAKING PART AND THEY’RE CONCERNED ABOUT THE IMPACT ON ENDANGERED ORCAS OFF THE B.C. COAST. IN ADDITION, VANCOUVER AND BURNABY WILL ARGUE THAT THE PROJECT COULD CAUSE HARM TO PEOPLE ALONG THE PIPELINE ROUTE AND NEAR KINDER MORGAN’S SHIPPING TERMINAL. GREG RATHMUSSEN, CBC NEWS, VANCOUVER.>>Susan: STILL AHEAD… A LESSON FOR POTENTIAL HOME BUYERS. ♪ [ CBC News theme] Robson: The predawn mist still
lingered in the hollows, when the crowd
on the hill nestled into place
for a good view. [radio chatter] There were bleary eyes
and lots of cameras. [crowd cheers and applauds] A few hours before, at 3:11AM
to be precise, Canadian Julie Payette
and the six other astronauts made that short, exhilarating
walk toward the launch site. The clock ticked closer
to launch time. The Wheaton kids from Iqaluit
and a few new Canadian friends unfurled the new
flag of Nunavut. Across the water on
the launch pad, Julie Payette
blew a kiss goodbye from the door
of the shuttle and was then strapped into
her seat for liftoff. [radio chatter] The Canadian
children, winners of a Canadian
Space Agency contest, clustered together. Announcer: Three! Two! One! And liftoff of
the space shuttle Discovery. On the first mission to dock
with the orbiting International
Space Station. [cheering and applause] Look at it.
Wow. Robson:
For eight-year-old Jessica McGraff-Flemington
of Winnipeg, this was all the career
inspiration she needed. I think that
is cool and I would like
to do that one day. Reporter: Eleven-year-old
Sarah Wheaton was in awe. It felt good
and I was happy for Julie. And that she’s brave enough
to actually go up in space. [whoosh] Robson: They dream
of space travel but these high school student
won’t get off the ground. Their spaceship
is made of wood. One – zero. Liftoff,
we have a liftoff. Robson: Their command centre –
a couple of computers screens and walkie-talkies. Permission
to execute. Robson: What is real is their
respect for Julie Payette, who was once
a student like them. It’s a message of
a dream come true. [speaking in French] Robson: That’s what motivated
these kids to sleep at Laval’s Cosmodome. No one wanted to miss
the big moment. [speaking in French] Robson: “Julie is the first
Québec woman in space” he says. “It’s a great
moment for us.” And them, all across
the province kids held
their breath as Discovery reached
for the stars. Announcer: And liftoff of… Robson: And at that moment
Julie Payette became not just an astronaut,
but a local hero. [applause] Announcer: The vehicle
has cleared the tower… [speaking in French] Robson: “It took a lot of
courage to get where she is,” this student says. I know she speaks like
five different languages. She’s an athlete
and a musician. And she’s an
astronaut. So I kind of
admire her. ♪ [dramatic] Robson: So it seems
does the whole province. Payette gets star
treatment in the media. And what’s a hero without her
own matching set of t-shirts, hats, pens,
and even tattoos. A lot of hype
but no one is complaining. Especially not at Payette’s
old high school where her picture hangs
in the hallway. I think that she is
a great model for us. And that she shows us that we
can do something good in life. You gonna
crash… Robson: The space club simulated
flight ended in disaster but for teacher, Joanne
Patrice, Julie Payette’s mission is already
a success. They’ve got more students
excited about science. The hoopla that we’ve
been having for Julie Payette it will encourage some kids, to at least go
in that direction. ♪ [ CBC News theme] (♪♪♪)>>Susan: AN ONTARIO HOMEOWNER HAS FOUND HERSELF WITH A HUGE CASE OF BUYERS REGRET, WITH THE BILLS TO MATCH. THAT’S BECAUSE THE HOUSE SHE PURCHASED IS NOT AT ALL WHAT SHE THOUGHT AND SHE THINKS THAT SHE SHOULD HAVE BEEN TOLD SO SHE TOOK HER STORY TO THE CBC’S “GO PUBLIC,” HERE’S ROSA MARCHITELLI.>>Reporter: CLAUDETTE CHARRON THOUGHT SHE BOUGHT HER PERFECT HOUSE, A FORECLOSURE AT A GOOD PRICE IN NEED OF A LITTLE T.L.C. WITH A LITTLE BIT OF LOVE, THE LISTING READ, THIS HOME CAN SHINE BRIGHT. THAT’S UNTIL HER NEW NEIGHBOUR CAME BY TO SAY HELLO AND STARTED ASKING ABOUT THE BASEMENT.>>Reporter: I SAID, WHAT DO YOU MEAN HOW BAD IS THE BASEMENT, IT’S HALF GUTTED, WHY. AND THEE SAID, WHAT, THEY DIDN’T TELL YOU THAT THERE WAS A BIG DRUG BUST HERE AND THEY TOOK 148 PLANTS OUT OF THE BASEMENT AND I SAID WHAT.>>Reporter: THE HOUSE NEEDED TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS OF WORK TO MAKE IT SAFE TO LIVE IN AND EVERYONE INVOLVED IN THE SALE, THE REAL ESTATE AGENTS AND THE HOME INSPECTOR AND THE MORTGAGE COMPANY THAT OWN THEEDE HOUSE AFTER THE FORECLOSURE SAID THEY HAD NO IDEA THAT IT WAS A FORMER GROW-OP. RICHARD STICKLEE WORKED ON THE HOUSE.>>Interview: I HAD BEEN SURPRISED THAT THIS HOUSE HAD NEVER BEEN TAGGED.>>Reporter: REAL ESTATE AGENTS HAVE TO MAKE THEIR BEST EFFORT TO FIND OUT IF THERE’S A PROBLEM WITH THE LISTING. IN THIS CASE THE AGENTS DIDN’T WANT TO TALK ABOUT WHAT THEY DID OR DIDN’T DO. WE KNOW THEY DIDN’T TALK TO THE NEIGHBOURS.>>Interview: NOBODY CAME OVER TO ASK US.>>Reporter: THEN THERE’S THE ROLE OF POLICE. THEY WERE SUPPOSED TO INFORM THE MUNICIPALITY OF THE BUST SO THEY COULD TAG THE HOUSE AND OVERSEE THE CLEANUP BEFORE IT WAS SOLD. “GO PUBLIC” FOUND THAT REPORTING SYSTEMS IN MANY PARTS OF THE COUNTRY ARE FAILING OR NONEXISTENT. ALL OF THIS LEAVES HOME BUYERS WITH DIMINISHED HOME VALUE AND HUGE CLEANUP COSTS.>>Interview: YOU REMEDIATE WHEN YOU CAN BUT THE HOUSES ARE STIGMATIZE.>>Reporter: CHARRON HAS PAID $30,000 IN CLEANUP COSTS AND SHE USING THE MORTGAGE COMPANY THAT TOOK OVER THE HOUSE AND THE MORTGAGE COMPANY’S REALTOR AND THE HOME INSPECTOR. ROSA MARCHITELLI, CBC NEWS, CALGARY.>>Susan: AND REMEMBER THAT THE STORIES FEATURED ON “GO PUBLIC” COME FROM YOU SO IF YOU HAVE AN IDEA OR AN ISSUE THAT YOU WOULD LIKE ROSA AND THE TEAM TO INVESTIGATE, GET IN TOUCH, EMAIL [email protected]>>>ANOTHER SHORT BREAK BUT WHEN WE COME BACK THE LATEST FROM LAS ♪ [theme] ♪ [slow; rhythmic] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (♪♪♪)>>Susan: WE WANT TO TAKE YOU BACK TO THE SCENE IN LAS VEGAS TONIGHT, A PUBLIC PRAYER VIGIL WAS HELD AT CITY HALL AND KIM BRUNHUBER WAS THERE.>>Reporter: THIS IS JUST ONE OF SEVERAL VIGILS HAPPENING TONIGHT HERE IN LAS VEGAS. BEHIND ME LOCAL AND STATE POLITICIANS AS WELL AS RELIGIOUS LEADERS ARE EXPRESSING THEIR SADNESS AT THE EVENT THAT HAPPENED HERE. THE MAYOR ALMOST RIGHT OFF THE BAT ACKNOWLEDGING THAT CANADIANS WERE AMONG THOSE AFFECTED BY THIS TRAGEDY. THEY ALSO TALKED ABOUT HOW EVERYBODY IS COMING TOGETHER. THEY RAISED MORE THAN ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN DONATIONS FOR THE FAMILIES AFFECTED AND THEY’VE HAD SO MANY PEOPLE COMING TO DONATE BLOOD, THEY’RE ASKING PEOPLE TO COME BACK ANOTHER DAY. THERE IS A PALL OVER THIS CITY AND YOU CAN FEEL IT AT THE CASINOS, IT’S QUIETER, AND FEWER PEOPLE ARE WALKING ON THE STREETS AND IT SEEMS AS THOUGH EVERYBODY HAS BEEN AFFECTED BY THIS IN SOME WAY PERSONALLY. I SPOKE TO SEVERAL PEOPLE WHO WERE ON THE STAGE DURING THE ATTACK AND WHO ARE HERE NOW WHOSE FRIENDS WERE SHOT AND THEY TALK ABOUT WHAT THEY WENT THROUGH AS THE BULLETS WERE WHIZZING PAST THEM AND THEY SAW PEOPLE FALL. IT’S BEYOND FEAR. AND THEY ARE SEEKING COMMUNAL EXPERIENCE AND ANOTHER MOTHER BROUGHT HER CHILD HERE AND SAID THAT SHE JUST HAD TO BE PART OF THIS AND SHE WANTED TO LIGHT A CANDLE TO SHOW THE WORLD, TO GIVE EVERYONE A VISIBLE SIGN, NOT JUST THAT THEY WILL REMEMBER THE DEAD AND PRAY FOR THOSE STILL IN HOSPITAL RECOVERING BUT THE CITY, SO DEPENDENT ON ENTERTAINMENT AND TOURISM AND EVENTS LIKE LAST NIGHT’S CONCERT THIS CITY ITSELF IS NOT AFRAID AND WILL RECOVER TOO. ONE OF PASTORS WHO SPOKE WAS SO EMOTIONAL THAT HE BROKE DOWN. HIS MAIN MESSAGE WAS THAT EVIL SHOWED ITS FACE HERE LAST NIGHT, AND GOODNESS SHOWED ITS FACE HERE THIS MORNING. KIM BRUNHUBER, CBC NEWS, LAS VEGAS.>>Susan: BRIAR STEWART IS ALSO IN LAS VEGAS TONIGHT. BRIAR, THERE ARE SO MANY QUESTIONS STILL UNANSWERED IN THIS CASE.>>Reporter: CERTAINLY, SUSAN, AND THE INVESTIGATION IS CONTINUING AND POLICE HAVE DONE A NUMBER OF SEARCHES TODAY TO TRY TO PIECE TOGETHER JUST WHAT HAPPENED AND WHAT DROVE THE SHOOTER TO DO THIS. THEY EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANTS ON THE HOME AND ON HIS VEHICLE AND THEY FOUND 18 GUNS, THOUSANDS OF ROUNDS OF AMMUNITION AND AMMONIUM NITRATE WHICH, OF COURSE, AN EXPLOSIVE. NOW I WANT TO GIVE YOU A SENSE OF JUST WHERE WE ARE RIGHT NOW IN RELATION TO THE OVERALL SCENE. I’M GOING TO TAKE A STEP TO THE SIDE HERE AND YOU CAN SEE BEHIND ME THAT’S MANDALAY BAY AND IT WAS ON THE 32nd FLOOR OF THIS HOTEL THAT THE SHOOTER BROKE THE WINDOW AND WAS FIRING OUT ACROSS THE STREET. HE WAS ACTUALLY SHOOTING OVER 10 LANES OF TRAFFIC ACROSS TO WHERE THE CONCERT VENUE IS AND YOU CAN MAYBE SEE IT BEHIND THE PALM TREES THERE. AND THAT’S WHERE THE COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL WAS BEING HELD AND WE KNOW THAT THERE WERE MORE THAN 22,000 PEOPLE TIGHTLY PACKED IN THERE AT THE TIME WATCHING THE EVENING PERFORMANCE WHEN GUNFIRE RANG OUT. AS WE KNOW AT LEAST 59 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN KILLED, HUNDREDS ARE WOUNDED, AND THERE WERE A NUMBER OF CANADIANS THAT HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY THIS AND, ONLY, CANADIAN CONSULAR STAFF ARE HERE ON THE GROUND IN LAS VEGAS WORKING WITH ALL OF THOSE FAMILIES THAT HAVE BEEN IMPACTED, SUSAN.>>Susan: THANK YOU SO MUCH, BRIAR, FOR THAT UPDATE AND WE’LL WATCH FOR ANY FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS AND WE WANT TO LEAVE YOU TONIGHT WITH A FEW MORE OF THE FIRSTHAND STORIES THAT WE HEARD TODAY, PEOPLE AT THAT CONCERT AND HEARD THAT GUNFIRE AND FOUGHT TO SURVIVE. (♪♪♪)>>Interview: AND HE’S 10 MINUTES IN AND WE HEARD WHAT WE THOUGHT WERE FIREWORKS AND THEY CUT THE MUSIC AND EVERYONE SAID DROP, AND EVERYONE DROPPED.>>Interview: I DIDN’T KNOW TO GET UP, TO RUN, TO STAY, TO DUCK. IT WAS — YOU DIDN’T KNOW IF IT WAS SAFE TO MOVE. (gunshots).>>Interview: I LOOKED TO MY RIGHT WHERE THIS GIRL HAD BEEN STANDING RIGHT BESIDE ME AND SHE GRABBED HER STOMACH AND SHE LOOKED AT HER HANDS AND HER HANDS WERE BLOODY.>>Interview: PEOPLE WERE BEING TRAMPLED AND IT’S A CRAZY THING AND I SAW PEOPLE IN FRONT OF ME GET HIT WITH BULLETS.>>Interview: I HONESTLY THOUGHT THAT WE WERE DONE. PEOPLE WE DON’T KNOW WERE PULLING US AND THEY DRAGGED UP AND DOWNHILLS, THROUGH THE PUDDLES EVERYWHERE.>>GET DOWN! (gunshots).>>Interview: I CALLED MY MOM, MY DAD AND MY WIFE AND I TALKED TO THEM ON THE PHONE AND, YOU KNOW, I TOLD THEM THIS COULD BE IT AND YOU COULD JUST HEAR THE GUNSHOTS GOING ON, RAPID FIRE. THINKING THAT IT’S JUST RIGHT NEXT TO YOU.>>Interview: FIVE FEET FROM ME YOU COULD SEE A GUY WITH A BULLET WOUND IN HIS NECK AND MOTIONLESS AND FROM THERE ON PEOPLE STARTED DROPPING LIKE FLIES.>>Interview: THERE WAS A SURREAL MOMENT WITH SOME MAN CARRYING A GIRL IN A WHITE ROMPER AND IT WAS STAINED RED AND HE WAS RUNNING WITH THAT GIRL. I DON’T KNOW IF HE KNEW HER AND WE SAW SO MANY PEOPLE WHO JUST DIDN’T KNOW EACH OTHER JUST GRAB EACH OTHER AND RUN.>>Susan: ALL OF THOSE PEOPLE WILL BE PROCESSING THAT HORRIFYING EVENING LAST NIGHT OVER THE NEXT LONG PERIOD OF TIME. THAT IS “THE NATIONAL” FOR MONDAY NIGHT. FOR NEWS ANYTIME, GO TO cbcnews.ca. I’M SUSAN ORMISTON. AND I’LL SEE YOU HERE TOMORROW EVENING. (♪♪♪) (♪♪♪)

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