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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

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Fri mar 22nd 2019

3/22/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: The 300 residents in the village of Port Clements on Haida Gwaii now have cellphone service for the first time ever. So today we’re asking: has your cellphone been a welcome or unwelcome presence in your life? Chapter 2 Driver of semi involved in Humboldt crash sentenced to eight years in prison The Humboldt Broncos has released a statement. In it, they say: The Humboldt Broncos organization...

Duration:00:43:57

Simi’s loser and winner of the day

3/22/2019
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Loser Winner

Duration:00:05:21

Chinese importers have stopped buying Canadian canola seed, according to an industry group

3/22/2019
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There’s a potentially big hit to the pocketbooks of western Canadian farmers, just weeks away from spring seeding. Canola seed exporters have told the Canola Council of Canada that Chinese importers are currently unwilling to purchase their product. The reports come weeks after China's foreign ministry blocked imports from one of Canada's largest grain producers, Richardson International, citing fears of insect infestation. At the time, some suggested the move was retaliation for Canada's...

Duration:00:09:54

My first impressions of Costco: a newcomer to Vancouver visits the store for the first time

3/22/2019
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Show Producer Alan Regan first moved to Vancouver almost five years ago, and ticked most things off his bucket list in that time, but one thing remained: a trip to Costco. A few weeks back, he went to the Costco in Downtown Vancouver. Guest: Alan Regan Simi Sara Show producer

Duration:00:10:57

What factors did the judge consider when deciding to sentence the Humboldt driver to eight years in prison?

3/22/2019
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The Crown prosecutor argued that the truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash should serve 10 years in prison. In the end, Jaskirat Singh Sidhu of Calgary received an eight-year prison sentence. He pleaded guilty to 29 counts of dangerous driving. The court in Melfort, Saskatchewan heard he blew through a stop sign and into the path of the junior hockey team's bus in rural Saskatchewan last April. 16 people died and 13 were injured. We wanted to learn more about the...

Duration:00:11:07

B.C.-developed robot simulates moms to reduce premature babies’ pain

3/22/2019
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Specialized hospital units that deal with the sickest newborn babies could soon have a new tool in their toolbox. A group of British Columbia researchers has developed a new robot that could help soothe and comfort premature babies at BC Women’s Hospital. Guest: Dr Liisa Holsti Canada research chair in neonatal health and development and an occupational therapist with BC Women’s Hospital

Duration:00:07:38

Driver of semi involved in Humboldt crash sentenced to eight years in prison

3/22/2019
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The Humboldt Broncos has released a statement. In it, they say: The Humboldt Broncos organization is thankful that this legal matter has been resolved and that Mr. Sidhu is being held to account for his careless actions on April 6, 2018. As was stated before, it is appreciated that Mr. Sidhu took responsibility for his actions and that he spared the survivors, families and the community from reliving this tragedy during a trial. Humboldt Broncos President Jamie Brockman says: “This past...

Duration:00:08:24

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

3/22/2019
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Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: The 300 residents in the village of Port Clements on Haida Gwaii now have cellphone service for the first time ever. So today we’re asking: has your cellphone been a welcome or unwelcome presence in your life?

Duration:00:01:08

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Thurs Mar 21st 2019

3/21/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: A recent poll found the majority of US parents are still doing mundane tasks for their adult children, like reminding them of deadlines and making their appointments. What age were your kids when you let them fend for themselves? Chapter 2 Alberta drivers save hundreds a year on their auto insurance: IBC report British Columbia may have the weather and the ocean but Alberta gets a deal when it...

Duration:00:57:19

Simi’s loser and winner of the day

3/21/2019
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We have a double winner today! Winner Winner

Duration:00:04:28

BC doctors to receive 8.8pc wage increase over the next three years

3/21/2019
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Doctors have secured a tentative agreement that will give them 8.8 per cent wage increase over three years. The new agreement will cost $331 million a year and goes into effect April 1st. This comes as the BC Teachers Federation and the provincial government are set to start their talks. Guest: Keith Baldrey Global BC Legislative Bureau Chief

Duration:00:08:54

Alberta drivers save hundreds a year on their auto insurance: IBC report

3/21/2019
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British Columbia may have the weather and the ocean but Alberta gets a deal when it comes to car insurance. A new report from the Insurance Bureau of Canada shows the same driver could save hundreds of dollars on the other side of the Rockies. The jurisdictions are similar ... but the big difference in Alberta offers more competition. Earlier, BC Liberals leader, Andrew Wilkinson, said it’s time to open up the market to more insurance providers in BC. Guest: Nicolas Jimenez CEO of ICBC

Duration:00:12:21

Latest security flaw at Facebook believed to impact between 200m and 600m users

3/21/2019
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Anywhere from 200 million to 600 million users of Facebook are believed to have been impacted by a security flaw at the social network. For years, users' passwords were stored in a text document, which could have been opened by anyone who had internal access to files - that's as many as 20,000 staff. Guest: Alex Hamerstone Cybersecurity expert and head of risk management at TrustedSec

Duration:00:07:52

Science With Simi

3/21/2019
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Why are some policies on environmental protection accepted by the majority of the public, while others aren't? A new study from UBC has looked at the connection between communication and perception, and why openness and transparency can help win the day. Guest: Jason Tetro Author of the Germ Code and the Germ Files Host of the Super Awesome Science Show podcast on Curiouscast

Duration:00:11:48

9 year old Richmond girl raises money for Heart & Stroke Foundation in memory of her father

3/21/2019
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Mitchell elementary is the top online fundraiser in B.C. for Jump Rope for Heart thanks to a Grade 4 student who lost her father to heart disease. Kayla Riar was inspired to raise money for the Heart & Stroke Foundation’s school-focused program that raises awareness about healthy eating and active lifestyles after her dad passed away last year from coronary artery disease. Kayla joins us in studio to discuss being the top fundraiser in Canada for the Heart & Stroke Foundation through the...

Duration:00:06:21

Jane Philpott says there is “much more” to the SNC-Lavalin story than has been made public

3/21/2019
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Former Treasury Board president Jane Philpott's interview with Maclean's magazine is fuelling opposition demands for more information on the SNC-Lavalin controversy. Philpott told Maclean's that there's “much more to the story” and that she has been prevented from discussing her concerns through efforts by the Prime Minister's Office to “shut down the story.” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues to dismiss calls for him to waive cabinet confidentiality and solicitor-client privilege to...

Duration:00:07:26

Alberta drivers save hundreds a year on their auto insurance: IBC report

3/21/2019
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British Columbia may have the weather and the ocean but Alberta gets a deal when it comes to car insurance. A new report from the Insurance Bureau of Canada shows the same driver could save hundreds of dollars on the other side of the Rockies. The jurisdictions are similar ... but the big difference in Alberta offers more competition. Guest: Richard Zussman Global News Online Legislative Reporter

Duration:00:09:14

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

3/21/2019
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Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: A recent poll found the majority of US parents are still doing mundane tasks for their adult children, like reminding them of deadlines and making their appointments. What age were your kids when you let them fend for themselves?

Duration:00:02:57

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Wed Mar 20th 2019

3/20/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: Vancouver has dropped points in a review of its dog-friendliness, because of the lack of eateries where dogs are welcomed. We want to know how you feel. Should restaurants in Vancouver be allowed to host dogs? Chapter 2 Vancouver drops points in ‘dog-friendly city’ rankings due to lack of available rentals and restaurants Vancouver is being recognized for being one of the most dog-friendly...

Duration:00:59:33

SIMI’S LOSER AND WINNER OF THE DAY

3/20/2019
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Loser Winner

Duration:00:04:47