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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

Understanding the skinny gene, How will we travel to work? & raising minimum wage during COVID-19 Pandemic

5/29/2020
Chapter 1: The backlash continues over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a confrontation with police. Guest: Paul Viollis, CBS Reporter. Chapter 2: Have you ever wondered why some people just never seem to gain weight, no matter what they eat or how little they exercise? We all know one of these people; and if you are one of them - then lucky you! It turns out there is actually a skinny gene - some are born with it, and the rest of us are born without it. Niki Reitmayer...

Duration:00:51:42

Housing starts post COVID-19, Getting ahead of the spread & Answering your gardening questions

5/28/2020
Chapter 1: An overwhelming majority of Canadians polled by IPSOS agree with the gun ban proposed by the Liberal government, though some are concerned about overreach. Guest: Darrell Bricker, IPSOS Public Affairs CEO Chapter 2: Sam Cooper is an investigative journalist with Global News, and his work has helped shape government policy around the money laundering scandal here in BC. He joins us on the line to talk about some of his most recent work. Guest: Sam Cooper, Global News investigative...

Duration:01:06:12

Big moment for 'Space X', Shocking report on senior care & Using cannabis to prevent overdose deaths

5/27/2020
Chapter 1: Surely you’ve noticed it yourself - more single-use plastics, fewer stores allowing the use of reusable shopping bags, fewer coffee shops allowing refills in your reusable coffee mug. But the environmental impacts are even bigger than just that. Tim Gray, Executive Director of Environmental Defense, told Niki Reitmayer he worries about government policy changes that could have a major effect on our country's climate goals moving forward. Chapter 2: It’s a groundbreaking moment for...

Duration:00:51:08

Making Cents of the Market

5/27/2020
Making Cents of the Market: This is Making Cents of the Markets with Senior Vice President & Sr. Portfolio Mgr at Raymond James Lori Pinkowski. As always if you have any questions you can contact her team directly at 604-915-LORI or visit pinkowski.ca.

Duration:00:10:54

View From Victoria: Not bending the rules

5/27/2020
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.

Duration:00:09:51

Nationalizing senior care, Priorities at City Hall & People flock to reserve a campsite

5/26/2020
Chapter 1: Senior advocates say nationalising care homes isn’t a magic bullet and wont solve the care problems that some seniors are experiencing in their homes. Guest: Michael Nicin, Executive Director of the National Institute on Ageing Chapter 2: It’s crow dive bombing season! Guest: Dr. Sara Dubois, chief scientific officer with the BC SPCA spoke to Niki Reitmayer Guest: Vaughn Palmer, bird correspondent in Victoria. Chapter 3: There are three motions about alcohol consumption in front...

Duration:00:45:34

View From Victoria: One step forward but not for everyone

5/26/2020
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.

Duration:00:10:00

Too late for small biz, Researching COVID-19 measures & Social media storm for BC Greens

5/25/2020
Chapter 1: Small businesses can now apply for rent relief from the federal government, but after months of lockdown is it too little too late? Guest: Dan Kelly, President and CEO at the CFIB Chapter 2: It’s a strange time to be celebrating national tourism week in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the reality is that we need to think about the Canadian tourism industry more than ever right now. Guest: Charlotte Bell, President and CEO at Tourism Industry Association of Canada Chapter 3:...

Duration:00:53:54

View From Victoria: Green Party rants

5/25/2020
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.

Duration:00:08:52

The downward trend of the spread, Birth controlled pigeons & Staying home when you're sick

5/22/2020
Chapter 1: The community of Portapique Nova Scotia is still grieving after the horrific massacre last month that left 22 dead. Guest: Elizabeth McSheffrey, Global News Halifax. Chapter 2: We’re seeing a consistent downward trend of COVID-19 cases here in BC, and as a lot of regions experiment with contact tracing apps, a local investigator says we don’t need one here. Guest: Denis Gagnon, President of BCSI Investigations. Chapter 3: Birth control for pigeons. If that odd phrase sounds...

Duration:00:43:25

Preview of The Westblock and the China/Canada relationship

5/22/2020
There’s a fantastic lineup for The West Block with Mercedes Stephenson coming up on Sunday, it’s going to focus on the relationship between Canada and China.

Duration:00:07:03

View From Victoria: The news everyone has been waiting for

5/22/2020
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.

Duration:00:13:24

Outlook for homeowners bleak, Charging a COVID tax & Innovation in the wine industry

5/21/2020
Chapter 1: It’s a bleak outlook for homeowners, and there’s a real concern about the foreclosures that will likely result from it. Guest: Dane Eitel, founder of Eitel Insights. Chapter 2: With restaurants, salons, and shops reopening this week, some are charging an extra fee. They say this fee will help cover the cost of the PPE and other expenses. Guest: Niki Reitmeyer, CKNW Contributor Guest: Dean Barbour, Executive President of Fleetwood Business Improvement Association. Chapter 3: Many...

Duration:00:46:53

What will schools look like, Planning your summer vacations & Drinking in the parks

5/20/2020
Chapter 1: What are schools going to look like when part-time classes resume on June 1st? How are kids going to manage things like physical distancing when they’re so excited to see their friends again? Guest: Dr. Colin Furness, epidemiologist and professor at University of Toronto. Guest: Niki Reitmeyer, CKNW Contributer Chapter 2: Is your teen missing out on prom this year? Many alternative ideas are being proposed to make this grad year a little more special. One group has created an...

Duration:00:44:18

Making Cents of the Markets

5/20/2020
Making Cents of the Market: This is Making Cents of the Markets with Senior Vice President & Sr. Portfolio Mgr at Raymond James Lori Pinkowski. As always if you have any questions you can contact her team directly at 604-915-LORI or visit pinkowski.ca.

Duration:00:09:31

View From Victoria: A second outbreak?

5/20/2020
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.

Duration:00:09:50

How to reopen BC, Teacher layoffs & A happy birthday to Bruce Allen

5/19/2020
Chapter 1: Danish schools, daycares, and small businesses reopened in April with no rise in reported cases of COVID-19. Guest: Shane Woodford, Freelancer in Denmark. Chapter 2: Yesterday evening, 35 planes departed from Abbotsford airport and flew over Metro Vancouver. They called it Operation Back-up Inspiration - in memory of Capt. Jenn Casey, the Snowbirds member killed in Kelowna on Sunday. Chapter 3: We get an update on the Snowbird plane crash and memorial service that will be held....

Duration:00:45:03

View From Victoria: Getting back on track in BC

5/19/2020
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.

Duration:00:09:43

An inspirational flight turns deadly, how to reopen BC in a safe way & 40 years since the eruption of Mt. St. Helen's

5/18/2020
Chapter 1: Inspiration turned to tragedy on Sunday just before noon when one of the Snowbirds aerobatics planes crashed in Kamloops. Guests: Matthew Fisher, military journalist and Global News Commentator Mercedes Stephenson, Global News Ottawa Bureau Chief. Kenny Hinds, witness to the crash, Kamloops resident. Mark Miller, aviation journalist. Chapter 2: Many businesses will have the option of reopening as British Columbia moves into Phase 2 of the COVID-19 recovery plan. WorksafeBC head of...

Duration:00:51:49

View From Victoria: Slow open for BC

5/18/2020
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.

Duration:00:11:02