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Wednesday: Police shooting verdict, Olympian Mark McMorris, glacier body recovered, Sochi sentence, and more...

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A coroner's inquest today delivered its recommendations in the cases of three mentally-ill people shot and killed by Toronto police...We'll speak with the sister of a man whose body recently surfaced from under the ice of the Matterhorn after 34 years...And we'll find out why the state of New York wants to ban microbeads -- those tiny polymer balls found in some beauty products that are ending up in lakes.

Part One

Police shooting verdict
Three years ago, Sylvia Klibingaitis was shot to death by Toronto police. Tonight, her sister tells us new recommendations about police training that might have saved Sylvia's life.

Olympian bronze-medal winner Mark McMorris
We'll speak with Mark McMorris, winner of Canada's first medal in Sochi -- a bronze for slopestyle snowboarding.  

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Part Two

Glacier body recovered
In 1979, Katrina Taee's brother disappeared while climbing the Matterhorn -- and now, 34 years later, a retreating glacier has revealed his remains.

Albany microbeads 
New York wants to ban microbeads -- those tiny polymer balls found in some beauty products that are ending up in lakes.

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Part Three

Iron mine closure
Until yesterday, Wabush, Labrador was home to the Scully iron mine -- and not much else, at least in terms of jobs. And then, abruptly, it was closed forever. Now its former employees are wondering what life without the mine will bring.

Manitoba Constable Program
Ottawa cuts funding to Manitoba's on-reserve band constable program, saying it isn't achieving its targets. We'll speak with Manitoba Justice Minister Andrew Swan, whose got Ottawa in his sights.

Sochi sentence 
A Russian activist who was kept from delivering an environmental report in Sochi, when he was arrested for swearing has now been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting a fence.

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