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Thursday, December 6th 2018

7-year-old Says Thank You For Donating Blood: When you donate blood you don’t typically get to meet the people whose lives you’re saving. Ashley Burr reports on the 7-year-old boy who is hand delivering gifts to say thank you.


Huawei CFO Arrested at YVR: A Chinese telecom giant whose smartphones are sold in hundreds of countries worldwide is at the centre of a high profile arrest after being detained at YVR. Travis Prasad has the details.


Magical Flight To Meet Santa: 100 special kids got a chance to pack an Air Transat flight out of Vancouver International Airport and head north, in search of Santa. Andrea Macpherson tells us it was all thanks, in part, to the Children’s Wish Foundation.


I-5 Hockey Rivalry Dates Back 100 Years!  While excitement grows over a new NHL Team in Seattle, hockey history along the West Coast actually dates back over 100 years! Andrea Macpherson speaks with a hockey historian and author hoping to see history repeat itself along the I-5.


Local Hikers Share Rescue Story:  When Sandra Manzardo snapped her knee hiking down Burke Mountain, she couldn’t walk another step. The hiker was eventually carried over three kilometres to safety by Coquitlam Search and Rescue in what she called one of the most surreal and humbling experiences of her life. We learn about the things she did to keep herself safe in the B.C. wilderness and what additional safety measures hikers can take.


Figure Skater Patrick Chan Reflects On ‘Retirement’: Olympic figure skater Patrick Chan has retired from competition, but the 27-year-old Canadian champ is keeping busy in his “golden years” since moving to Vancouver and finding many reasons to get out in the B.C. wilderness. He is the athlete ambassador for the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final this week at UBC, starting Thursday and wrapping on Sunday. He’ll join Stars on Ice next.


Create Memories, Not Garbage: Metro Vancouver Regional District’s Larina Lopez shares gift and wrapping ideas that will help us celebrate the holiday season with less waste.