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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

The other health crisis, Packed beaches during COVID & What it takes to invent a new noodle

4/19/2021
Chapter 1: The Opioid Epidemic. Is there a role for workplaces to help in preventing more opioid related deaths? Guest: Jonathan Chapnick, of Portage Legal Services, is an expert on workplace law and policy. Guest: Elliot Stone, CEO and co-founder ALAViDA, Vancouver Chapter 2: Packed crowds, no social distancing, barely anyone with masks on, and even hugging. This was the sight at English Bay, as many people gathered at the beach due to the warmer weather. The problem? We are still in the...

Duration:00:34:40

View From Victoria: We all saw it coming except the ones who should have

4/19/2021
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:00:08:01

Hospitalization rates, Inside the Nova Scotia Massacre, and Seaspiracy

4/16/2021
With guest host Jill Bennett Chapter 1: Hospitalization rate rising in Canada Hospitalization numbers continue to rise in the country, what could happen if our hospitals become too overwhelmed? GUEST: Raywat Deonandan, epidemiologist at the University of Ottawa Chapter 2: One-year anniversary of the Nova Scotia mass shooting 13 Hours: Inside the Nova Scotia Massacre is an investigative podcast and online series that explores one of the deadliest killing sprees in modern Canadian history. On...

Duration:00:37:12

View From Victoria: No new restrictions, just more warnings

4/16/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer joins the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:56

Consequences for illegal hunting, tax deadlines, and BC’s request to decriminalize illicit drugs

4/15/2021
With guest host Jill Bennett Chapter 1: What should the consequence be when illegally hunting? Story from Conservation Officer Service: A Hudson’s Hope man received a $5,000 fine and a 5-year hunting ban after shooting a decoy deer while pit-lamping. GUEST: Jesse Zeman, Director of Fish and Wildlife Restoration Program BC Wildlife Federation Chapter 2: Audain Foundation’s $4 million dollar donation for public art GUEST: Michael Audain, Board Chair, Audain Foundation & Broek Bosma, Chief...

Duration:00:30:57

View From Victoria: A look ahead to today's briefing, expect more modelling

4/15/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer joins the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:31

Vaccine concerns, variant case count, and the Greens’ call for transparency from the NDP

4/14/2021
With guest host Jill Bennett Chapter 1: Ipsos vaccination polling With COVID-19 vaccinations ramping up across provinces and territories, a new poll suggests that despite Canadians’ overall confidence in the rollout, many are expressing concern over the type of vaccine available to them. A new Ipsos poll done exclusively for Global News found that over 60 per cent of Canadians were confident that the country would be able to meet the government’s goal of vaccinating most Canadians by the end...

Duration:00:40:43

View From Victoria - Recap of Premier Horgan's scrum

4/14/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer joins the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:23

Making Cents of the Markets

4/14/2021
Making Cents of the Markets: 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:00:09:42

Bus stop balancing, wine’s new normal, and bees!

4/13/2021
With guest host Jill Bennett Chapter 1: Translink on eliminating more bus stops Translink will be moving ahead with the practice of bus stop balancing following positive passenger reception. The project aims to remove bus stops too close together to make public transit more efficient. GUEST: Sarah Ross, Translink Director of System Planning Chapter 2: Future of Work - Wine Industry It’s time now for our Future of Work Series. Today we take a look at the BC wine industry, and how they are...

Duration:00:31:31

View From Victoria: Throne speech vs pandemic briefing

4/13/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer joins the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:21

Pre-budget, mass vaccination in Whistler, and youth mental health

4/12/2021
With guest host Jill Bennett Chapter 1: Darrell Bricker on pre-budget and horse race polling results In an Ipsos poll done exclusively for Global News ahead of the upcoming federal budget, a majority of Canadians, or 82 per cent, said they want to see a reasonable plan for a timely return to balanced budgets. Sixty-six per cent said they’re “ok” with the government running whatever size of deficit is necessary to get through the pandemic. GUEST: Darrell Bricker, CEO of IPSOS Public Affairs...

Duration:00:29:52

View From Victoria: Two storylines on throne speech day

4/12/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer joins the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:09

Prince Philip, mask mandates, and the March labour force survey

4/9/2021
Chapter 1: Who doesn’t love a bit of crime and intrigue? We don’t typically learn about the covert operations behind major news stories until years later, but the backstory is often even more interesting. Stephen Metelsky lectures on organized crime at Queen’s University and teachers criminal psychology at Mohawk College. He’s just released a new book titled Undercover: Stories from the underworld of law enforcement and he joins us to talk about some of those stories this morning. GUEST:...

Duration:00:44:37

View From Victoria: Another disturbing day on the pandemic beat

4/9/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer joins the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:00

Home buying, fumbling the third wave, and exciting Whitecaps news

4/8/2021
Chapter 1: Lower Mainland home buying March was another month of mind boggling numbers, and this is the time of year that demand would normally start increasing. GUEST: Dane Eitel, Founder and Lead Analyst at Eitel Insights Chapter 2: Shocking and disgusting behaviour caught in Penticton Really disgusting behaviour in Penticton where a restaurant owner was caught dumping dog poop in front of a homeless shelter. The community there has also struggled to get the help for people suffering from...

Duration:00:43:36

View From Victoria: A race between vaccines and variants

4/8/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer joins the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:09:38

COVID AI tests, vacancy tax, and the future with autonomous boats

4/7/2021
Chapter 1: Using AI to test WHL players for COVID-19 Teams in the Western Hockey League have signed on to try a COVID-19 test that uses artificial intelligence. This is a fascinating new application for AI and it would be a total game changer in terms of quickly testing large groups of people. GUEST: Peter Whiteside, CEO of Light AI Chapter 2: Vacancy tax hits airspace with a hefty price tag We’re now learning that some small business owners have found themselves the unintended target of the...

Duration:00:39:27

View From Victoria: Yesterday's discouraging briefing

4/7/2021
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer joins the show with their take on the day's headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:10:29

Making Cents of the Market

4/7/2021
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:00:09:14