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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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Curiouscast

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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

BREAKING: Gerald Butts resigns from PMO

2/18/2019
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Gerald Butts, Justin Trudeau's principal secretary and long-time friend, has resigned amid allegations that the Prime Minister's Office interfered to prevent criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin. In a statement, Butts categorically denies the accusation that he or anyone else in the PMO improperly pressured former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to help the Montreal engineering giant avoid prosecution on corruption and bribery charges related to contracts in Libya. He says the...

Duration:00:07:47

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

2/18/2019
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Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: Sephora has cancelled orders made by customers who availed of an 'invalid' promo code, that granted them as much as 88% off their purchases. Given that the orders initially went through as confirmed, should Sephora honour the sales?

Duration:00:05:52

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Fri Feb 15th 2019

2/15/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: The average price of residential housing has fallen by 7.7% from a year ago, according to new figures. Do prices need to fall further? Chapter 2 The average price of residential housing has fallen by 7.7% from a year ago, according to new figures The BC Real Estate Association says the slowdown in the housing market province-wide continued in January. Sales were down 33% compared to the same...

Duration:00:54:53

A one-on-one with Jim Pattison

2/15/2019
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Canada's Walk of Fame is honouring business magnate Jimmy Pattison today. Pattison inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame last year in Toronto, but will be getting a special honour in his hometown this afternoon. Pattison's Hometown Star unveiling is taking place at 4 p.m., followed by Rogen's and Goldberg's at 5 p.m. The event is free to attend. A number of big names, including Rick Hansen, Darrell Fox and 2009 Walk of Fame inductee Howie Mandel, are slated to speak at the unveilings. CKNW...

Duration:00:18:39

Foodie Friday with Caren McSherry: perfect recipes for snow days

2/15/2019
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Tuscan Bean Soup Hearty and good tasting, nothing feels better than a great bowl of homemade soup to warm you up and give that great feeling of comfort. Homemade is everything. 1 pound white navy beans 1/4 cup good olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, diced 1 large carrot, peeled and diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 large leek, diced. (White part only) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 - 14 ounce can fire roasted tomatoes 2 sprigs fresh thyme 1 large bay leaf 8 cups chicken stock 1 teaspoon...

Duration:00:17:36

How do people get their name on Canada’s Walk of Fame?

2/15/2019
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Guest: Jeffrey Latimer Canada’s Walk of Fame CEO

Duration:00:10:42

Man who fought off a mountain lion tells his story

2/15/2019
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Travis Kauffman, the Colorado jogger who fought off a mountain lion that attacked him during a run on Feb. 4, described to the media on Thursday how he defended himself and ultimately killed the predator by suffocating it.

Duration:00:06:00

NDP government approves business plan for new St Paul’s hospital; doors open in 2026

2/15/2019
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Premier John Horgan has announced his government has approved the business plan for the new St. Paul's Hospital on the False Creek Flats on the east side of downtown Vancouver. He says the new facility on Station Street on the east side of downtown Vancouver will open in 2026, 7 years from now. The overall cost of the project is estimated to be $1.9-billion. The relocation was first announced four years ago by the former Liberal government. Guest: Richard Zussman Global News Online...

Duration:00:08:01

The average price of residential housing has fallen by 7.7% from a year ago, according to new figures

2/15/2019
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The BC Real Estate Association says the slowdown in the housing market province-wide continued in January. Sales were down 33% compared to the same month last year, and the average residential price of just under $666,000 was down 7.7% from a year ago. Guest: Cameron Muir Chief economist at the BC Real Estate Association

Duration:00:09:29

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

2/15/2019
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Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: The average price of residential housing has fallen by 7.7% from a year ago, according to new figures. Do prices need to fall further?

Duration:00:02:57

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Thursday Feb 14th 2019

2/14/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Happy Valentine’s Day! Vote in @simisara980's 💖 question of the day: which of these is the most romantic movie? Chapter 2 BC Hydro’s long-term contracts with independent producers costing each customer $200 per year Guest: Keith Baldrey Global BC Legislative Bureau Chief Chapter 3 Second case of measles confirmed in Vancouver, BC Another case of measles has been confirmed in Vancouver. The first case was acquired overseas. But this...

Duration:01:02:52

SIMI’S LOSER AND WINNER OF THE DAY

2/14/2019
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Loser Winner

Duration:00:03:47

The rise of dating apps in modern day romance

2/14/2019
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First comes Tinder, then comes marriage! That may sound strange to some of our older listeners, but according to Dr. Jocelyn Wentland, an adjunct professor of psychology at UBC’s Okanagan campus, if you’re looking for love, you should be taking your search online. CKNW Contributor Claire Allen spoke with professor Wentland about how searching for love went from something people hid to be the main way to meet someone. Guest: Dr. Jocelyn Wentland Professor of psychology at UBC’s Okanagan...

Duration:00:08:37

History of Valentine’s Day

2/14/2019
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Perhaps you think that Valentine’s Day seems like nothing more than a Hallmark holiday - more about spending money than actually showing your love. But what is the actual origin of Valentine’s Day? Niki Reitmayer looks back in the history books to uncover where this holiday started.

Duration:00:07:03

Snow returns to Vancouver this evening

2/14/2019
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Guest: Kristi Gordon Global BC Senior Meteorologist

Duration:00:05:30

When romance blossoms in the workplace, here’s what you need to know

2/14/2019
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Guest: Stephen Gillman Labour & Employment Law Associate, Samfiru Tumarkin law firm

Duration:00:08:34

Bad olive harvest in Europe leads to Canadian crackdown on olive oil

2/14/2019
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There’s been bad weather and fires in parts of Europe where olives are grown, so there’s been a bad harvest there this year. And that means the cost of olive oil has been shooting up - which could present some temptation for olive oil producers to lower the quality of their products to compensate for that. So now, the Canadian government is keeping a close eye on olive oil producers to make sure that doesn’t happen. Dr. Aline Dimitri is the Executive Director and the Deputy Chief Food...

Duration:00:08:19

Science With Simi

2/14/2019
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TOPIC: The Biology of Love -We say that love is chemistry and the reality is…it’s correct. -And we have to thank Dr. Helen Fisher for that. Guest: Jason Tetro Author of the Germ Code and the Germ Files Host of the Super Awesome Science Show podcast on Curiouscast

Duration:00:08:22

Second case of measles confirmed in Vancouver, BC

2/14/2019
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Another case of measles has been confirmed in Vancouver. The first case was acquired overseas. But this second case was contracted in BC. So what are the symptoms, and who may be at risk? Guest: Dr Althea Hayden Medical Health Officer at Vancouver Coastal Health

Duration:00:05:10