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Simi Sara is an award winning journalist, having spent 5 years with CKNW and more than 10 years in local television. She is personable, humble and real. She brings everyday common sense to Vancouver’s daily conversation. Simi’s passion for storytelling allows people to tell her what’s on their mind. Listen to The Simi Sara Show on 980 CKNW weekdays from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Simi Sara is an award winning journalist, having spent 5 years with CKNW and more than 10 years in local television. She is personable, humble and real. She brings everyday common sense to Vancouver’s daily conversation. Simi’s passion for storytelling allows people to tell her what’s on their mind. Listen to The Simi Sara Show on 980 CKNW weekdays from 10 AM to 2 PM.
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Vancouver, BC

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Simi Sara is an award winning journalist, having spent 5 years with CKNW and more than 10 years in local television. She is personable, humble and real. She brings everyday common sense to Vancouver’s daily conversation. Simi’s passion for storytelling allows people to tell her what’s on their mind. Listen to The Simi Sara Show on 980 CKNW weekdays from 10 AM to 2 PM.

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@simisara980

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English

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Suite 2000 - 700 West Georgia St. Vancouver, BC Canada V7Y 1K9 (604) 280-9898


Episodes

Simi's loser and winner of the day

6/22/2018
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Loser David Menser, a bank robber from Columbus, Ohio Winner Apollo, the one year old pitbull from Paw Paw, Michigan

Duration:00:03:49

Full Show: Foodie Friday: Nugget Potatoes, Vancouver CRA scammers pose as RCMP, handcuff woman and make her hand over $6,000, and more ...

6/22/2018
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Full Show: Foodie Friday: Nugget Potatoes, Vancouver CRA scammers pose as RCMP, handcuff woman and make her hand over $6,000, and more ...

Duration:01:10:00

Pet on the net with Niki Reitmayer

6/22/2018
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Niki Reitmayer joins us for our inaugural pet on the net segment! Today we discuss the upcoming bulldog races at Hastings Racecourse and we take a moment to remember Koko the gorilla.

Duration:00:08:38

Foodie Friday: Nugget Potatoes

6/22/2018
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BC Nugget Potato Salad BC Warba Potatoes, (their official name) also known as the “little guys with the pink eyes” are special to British Columbia. It is the first local potato of the year and harvest typically begins in June. They are harvested before their skin sets so peeling is not required. Their natural sugars do not convert to starch when they are harvested. 1 pound BC Warba potatoes 1 small garlic clove minced 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard juice of ½ fresh lemon 2/3 cup good extra...

Duration:00:08:56

Vancouver CRA scammers pose as RCMP, handcuff woman and make her hand over $6,000

6/22/2018
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Scammers posing as the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) are finding ever more creative — and frightening — ways to target their victims’ money. Guest: Evan Kelly Better Business Bureau

Duration:00:06:18

In defense of the bike lanes

6/22/2018
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We just heard from Wai Young who says that she will rip up the bike lanes and free the roads if she is elected as mayor of Vancouver in the upcoming municipal election. Brent Toderian is a proponent of the bike lanes, so how does he feel about Young’s campaign promise? Guest: Brent Toderian City planner and urbanist/Former Vancouver chief planner

Duration:00:16:43

Wai Young announces candidacy for Vancouver mayor with promise to rip up bike lanes

6/22/2018
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Free the roads! That is the campaign promise from Wai Young, who announced her candidacy for Vancouver mayor yesterday. "We will no longer allow a radical, agenda-driven war on transportation," said Young to the cheers of about 60 people who gathered outside of city hall for the announcement She said new bike lanes underway for the Cambie Bridge, Kits Beach and on West 10th Avenue would be removed if elected. And any new bike lane would only be allowed if another was removed, and there was...

Duration:00:15:33

Will Canadian provinces be ready for cannabis legalization?

6/22/2018
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Mark your calendars: after 95 years, Canada’s prohibition on recreational cannabis will come to an end on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Prime Minister Trudeau announced the official date of cannabis legalization earlier this week during his end of session press conference. There are an assortment of models in place as provinces prepare for the legal sale of cannabis. The western provinces will allow at least some private retailers to operate, while eastern provinces (including Ontario but...

Duration:00:11:44

Hot question of the day

6/22/2018
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Vancouver candidate for mayor Wai Young has promised to rip up some bike lanes if she is elected. Do you support her promise to dismantle Vancouver bike lanes? Yes, free the roads!

Duration:00:03:09

Full Show: The emotional effects on the children who are being separated from their parents, The great fish farm debate and more ...

6/21/2018
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Full Show: The emotional effects on the children who are being separated from their parents, The great fish farm debate and more ...

Duration:01:11:40

The 30th Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival is this weekend!

6/21/2018
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This weekend marks the 30th Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival at False Creek in Vancouver! The festival has come a long way since Hong Kong sent six teak dragon boats to Expo 86; despite the sport being 2,000 years old, it had never been seen in North America. Three years after Expo, 16 boats took part in the first festival. The 30th incarnation is the biggest yet: approximately 200 boats and a record 5,500 competitors who will be here from across the country, several U.S. states and...

Duration:00:11:10

Simi's loser and winner of the day

6/21/2018
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Loser Leroy Small from Charleston, South Carolina Winner Japanese soccer fans at the World Cup soccer games"It's not just part of the football culture but part of Japanese culture," Japan-based football journalist Scott McIntyre told the BBC. "You often hear people say that football is a reflection of culture. An important aspect of Japanese society is making sure that everything is absolutely clean and that's the case in all sporting events and certainly also in football."

Duration:00:02:34

The emotional effects on the children who are being separated from their parents

6/21/2018
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U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order yesterday which would end the controversial separation of children and parents at the southern U.S. border. However earlier today, the US government released a statement stating that migrant families WON'T be immediately reunited. That means that the 2300 migrant children who are currently sitting in border facilities or in foster care will have to continue to wait for an unknown amount of time until they can see their parents or...

Duration:00:09:29

Surrey shake up: Councillor Bruce Hayne quits Surrey First

6/21/2018
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A big shakeup in Surrey politics. Councillor Bruce Hayne has quit the Surrey First party led by Mayor Linda Hepner. He says his goals don't align with the party anymore and council he says needs to be more transparent and accountable… Hayne says last week's anti-gang rally was another indication council needs to be more engaging with the community. Guest: Bruce Hayne Surrey city councillor

Duration:00:16:16

The great fish farm debate

6/21/2018
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The B.C. government says starting in 2022 all West Coast fish farms will have to have First Nations approval before their tenure is renewed. Under the new regulations, all fish farms will have to meet two criteria when their tenures come up for renewal or when they apply for a new tenure. First, any applications will have to demonstrate they have agreements in place with First Nation in whose territories they propose to operate. Guest: Stewart Muir Executive director of Resource...

Duration:00:16:11

The city of Richmond wants no part of legalized marijuana

6/21/2018
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We've not got a firm date for legal marijuana -- but Richmond's mayor says he doesn't know if officials will have their ducks in a row by the time October 17 rolls around. Malcolm Brodie has repeatedly called for legalization to be delayed -- and says four months is a tight timeline with huge unanswered questions about drugged-driving. Guest: Malcolm Brodie Mayor of Richmond

Duration:00:11:55

Hot question of the day

6/21/2018
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With a date for pot legalization now on the books, Richmond's mayor says he's worried communities won't be ready.The October 17 deadline is more than three months later than the Liberals' original Canada Day target, but Malcolm Brodie says there are still huge questions about how to enforce drugged-driving. Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie is waging a war against against marijuana. Should municipalities be allowed to say no legal pot stores? Yes

Duration:00:04:39

Full Show: Canada becomes second nation in the world to legalize marijuana, Update on moving day on the Whalley Strip, and more...

6/20/2018
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Full Show: Canada becomes second nation in the world to legalize marijuana, Update on moving day on the Whalley Strip, and more...

Duration:00:43:32

Simi's loser and winner of the day

6/20/2018
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Winner

Duration:00:03:41

Update on moving day on the Whalley Strip

6/20/2018
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Yesterday it was tough find anyone on Surrey's Whalley strip happy about being forced to move into either modular housing or shelters. Today, it's just the opposite. Over a dozen agencies are helping the homeless with the move and encouraging them, that getting off 135 A Street will improve their lives. Brent moved into the modular housing yesterday on 105 Avenue with his wife who has cancer and crohn's disease… "couldn't have asked for anything better it's nice yup really nice i can't tell...

Duration:00:09:51