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Mornings with Simi

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Simi Sara grew up in Surrey, B.C. and spent the first 15 years of her career in television. She has been with 980 CKNW since 2010 as the host of the The Simi Sara Show, until she made her move to her new timeslot as host of Mornings with Simi. She is the recipient of two national and three regional RTDNA awards for her editorial and commentary work. Sara has also won both the BCAB Broadcaster of Tomorrow and BCAB Performer of the Year awards. Additionally, she is the only radio personality to win the Jack Webster City Mike award for commentary. Her show Mornings with Simi airs weekdays from 5:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. PT.

Simi Sara grew up in Surrey, B.C. and spent the first 15 years of her career in television. She has been with 980 CKNW since 2010 as the host of the The Simi Sara Show, until she made her move to her new timeslot as host of Mornings with Simi. She is the recipient of two national and three regional RTDNA awards for her editorial and commentary work. Sara has also won both the BCAB Broadcaster of Tomorrow and BCAB Performer of the Year awards. Additionally, she is the only radio personality to win the Jack Webster City Mike award for commentary. Her show Mornings with Simi airs weekdays from 5:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. PT.

Location:

Vancouver, BC

Networks:

Curiouscast

Description:

Simi Sara grew up in Surrey, B.C. and spent the first 15 years of her career in television. She has been with 980 CKNW since 2010 as the host of the The Simi Sara Show, until she made her move to her new timeslot as host of Mornings with Simi. She is the recipient of two national and three regional RTDNA awards for her editorial and commentary work. Sara has also won both the BCAB Broadcaster of Tomorrow and BCAB Performer of the Year awards. Additionally, she is the only radio personality to win the Jack Webster City Mike award for commentary. Her show Mornings with Simi airs weekdays from 5:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. PT.

Twitter:

@simisara980

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

This Week with Simi: Drug machines, toilet testing and pandemic narratives

3/5/2021
Highlights of the week: -Natalie Prystajecky on COVID-19 viral load measurement in wastewater and the new service that lets people see it for themselves. -Patricia Daly on adding the AstraZeneca vaccine to the existing distribution model and visiting long term care homes. -Mark Tyndall on expanding the opioid vending machine program he pioneered in Vancouver. -Kennedy Stewart on the “Vancouver Plan” for decriminalizing drugs. -Michael Moss on his new book ‘Hooked’. See...

Duration:00:24:17

Emotional labour, Pandemic protected surfaces & Logistics of Vaccine distribution

3/5/2021
Chapter 1: Working in healthcare is emotionally draining at the best of times but now frontline workers are also faced with supporting patients who may be suffering without family members to visit them. So what is the toll? Guest: Laura Rees, assistant professor of organizational behaviour at Smith School of Business at Queen’s University. Chapter 2: How much are schools playing a role in the spread of COVID-19? We’ve seen outbreaks but by-and-large the numbers have been low. Well...

Duration:00:40:45

View From Victoria: Will BC be open for the summer

3/5/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Global News reporter Richard Zussman join the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:00

View From Victoria: BC leads the way for mass vaccinations

3/4/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Global News reporter Richard Zussman join the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:53

More damning testimony at the Cullen Commission, Grant for drug vending machines & White Spot heads east

3/3/2021
Chapter 1: Doses of the newly approved Astrazeneca vaccine are scheduled to arrive in Canada today. Let’s get the latest from Global News National Ottawa Correspondent Abigail Bimman. Chapter 2: The Cullen Commission into money laundering has been a nonstop headline generator this week. We’re learning more about how Vancouver was just one piece of a puzzle that included casinos in Las Vegas and Macau, not to mention the real estate angle! Guest: Sam Cooper, Global News investigative...

Duration:00:40:06

Making Cents of the Markets

3/3/2021
Making Cents of the Market: Time for Making Cents of the Markets with Lori Pinkowski. Lori Pinkowski is the Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Canaccord Genuity. You can contact The Pinkowski Wealth Management team directly at 604-695-LORI or visit their website at Pinkowski.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:23

View From Victoria: Getting to herd immunity

3/3/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Global News reporter Richard Zussman join the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:07

Stress and fraudsters, Info flushed down the toilet & Vaccine rollout in care homes

3/2/2021
Chapter 1: Everyone makes worse decisions when they’re tired or stressed out, and there’s plenty of that going around right now because of the pandemic. That’s why this is such an interesting perspective on fraud prevention month that we’re going to talk about this morning. Guest: Rachel Jolicoeur, Director, Fraud Mitigation and Strategy at Interac Corp. Guest: Dr. Christine Purdon, Psychology Researcher at the University of Waterloo. Chapter 2: A lot of information about COVID-19 in the...

Duration:00:41:56

View From Victoria: The vaccine rollout schedule

3/2/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Global News reporter Richard Zussman join the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:27

Answering your COVID questions, New and old photos of Vancouver & Getting you hooked on sugar and fat!

3/1/2021
Chapter 1: In spite of many delayed film releases, the 78th Golden Globes were held virtually last night, with superstar comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosting together for the fourth time. Guest: Chris Jancelewicz, Global News Entertainment Journalist. Chapter 2: Building a wall around long-term care homes to protect them from COVID-19 has been instrumental in preventing even more outbreaks than we’ve had. Vaccines are the next step in protecting our seniors, and we want to highlight a...

Duration:00:57:05

View From Victoria: Its Horgan's Site C dam now!

3/1/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Global News reporter Richard Zussman join the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:53

Commercial space in trouble, Local camera's make it to Mars & More parks for BC

2/26/2021
Chapter 1: There’s been a marked increase in the number of people reporting the pandemic is impacting their mental health. We’re coming up on the one year anniversary of when pandemic restrictions began in earnest, and there’s a lot of people who are suffering. Guest: Arti Patel, Global News reporter and managing editor. Chapter 2: If you think it’s tough to buy a house right now, thank your lucky stars you’re not looking for commercial space. CBRE Real Estate has been tracking the huge...

Duration:00:37:22

View From Victoria: A lot of announcements by the government

2/26/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Global News reporter Richard Zussman join the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:10

Who's buying during the pandemic, Not many want a municipal force & Small biz owes big money

2/25/2021
Chapter 1: We know how hot the housing market has been since late last year, but who is actually buying the homes? Great new data out of real estate giant Royal LePage this morning shows how much young people are driving the trend, and how many are getting into the market during the pandemic. Guest: Adil Dinani of Royal LePage West Real Estate Services. Chapter 2: The ombudsperson appointed to ensure Canadian companies aren’t engaging in human rights abuses won’t have the teeth promised by...

Duration:00:39:22

View From Victoria: Dr. Henry and the RCMP get into a scuffle

2/25/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Global News reporter Richard Zussman join the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:21

A new way to make coffee, Keeping clothes out of the landfill & VSB gets a raise behind closed doors

2/24/2021
Chapter 1: Disposable coffee pods turned into a huge source of trash after they became so popular a few years back. Well one researcher at U-B-C may have found a solution that actually keeps the coffee more fresh as well. Guest: Zac Hudson, Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Chemistry at The University of British Columbia. Chapter 2: Speaking of keeping trash out of the landfill, a Metro Vancouver initiative to cut down on the amount of clothes people throw out just...

Duration:00:18:53

Making Cents of the Markets

2/24/2021
Making Cents of the Market: Time for Making Cents of the Markets with Lori Pinkowski. Lori Pinkowski is the Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Canaccord Genuity. You can contact The Pinkowski Wealth Management team directly at 604-695-LORI or visit their website at Pinkowski.ca See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:08:52

Mornings with Simi: Pink Shirt Day Special

2/24/2021
The latest statistics from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research indicate that 47 percent of Canadian parent’s report having a child victim of bullying. This is an issue that affects people everywhere, and that’s why we’re supporting Pink Shirt Day here at CKNW. Guest: Mark Collins, BC Ferries President and CEO. Guest: Hayley Legassie, Founder of Joyful Learning, a not-for-profit organization focused on developing online educational experiences. Guest: Carolyn Tuckwell, President and...

Duration:00:23:13

View From Victoria: Can you figure it out?

2/24/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Global News reporter Richard Zussman join the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:14

Seeking out benefits, Teachers want flexibility & Prime Minister bows to China

2/23/2021
Chapter 1: The provincial government has a patchy track record getting pandemic relief money out the door, and now issues are arising with their Launch Online program as well. This was $12 million intended to help businesses in B-C with their online presence, but not everyone is actually eligible to take advantage of that. Guest: Sumeet Bains, Operations Manager at Bains Travel. Chapter 2: It may be virtual this year but the 2021 International Auto Show is going ahead with all the latest and...

Duration:00:40:34