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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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Episodes

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Mon Mar 18th 2019

3/18/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @jillreports's 🔥 question of the day: as a five-day hearing on the Trans Mountain pipeline project opens in the BC Court of Appeal, we want to know what you think. Should it be up to the province, or the federal government, to regulate oil and bitumen transport in British Columbia? Chapter 2 The BC government’s reference case on Trans Mountain is being heard at the Court of Appeal The BC Court of Appeal will consider the question of...

Duration:00:54:00

SIMI’S LOSER AND WINNER OF THE DAY

3/18/2019
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Loser Winner

Duration:00:03:57

How will Tesla’s Model Y impact the EV market?

3/18/2019
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Guest: Dustin Woods Associate Editor, autoTRADER.ca

Duration:00:08:57

Former UBC student facing charges in a Saudi court

3/18/2019
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A group of women's rights activists face charges in a court in Saudi Arabia. Among them is a former student of UBC, called Loujain Al-Hathloul. They were detained last spring and the charges against them include 'promoting women's rights', and contacting other activists and foreign media. Guest: Jacqueline Hansen Women’s Rights Campaigner for Amnesty International

Duration:00:12:05

Travel Best Bets

3/18/2019
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There are many ways to miss flights. Pay attention! As airports and amenities get more comfortable, don’t get TOO comfortable when at the boarding gate. Technology now makes it easier than ever to keep up with departure status at the airport. Plus, travelers can sign up for notifications. The simplest advice is to pay attention, and keep paying attention. Because no matter how comfortable an airport is, it’s almost never worth being stuck there longer than you have to...

Duration:00:11:08

Michael Wernick retires as Clerk of the Privy Council

3/18/2019
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The country's top bureaucrat, Michael Wernick, is leaving his job, telling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in an open letter that recent events show him there is no path for a "relationship of mutual trust" with the opposition parties. Wernick has been clerk of the Privy Council since 2016, shortly after the Liberals assumed office. But he has come under fire in the past few weeks after being accused by former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould of being among a number of officials,...

Duration:00:04:51

Condo parking stalls are significantly underused: Metro Vancouver study

3/18/2019
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We all know the frustration of driving around for ever and ever, trying desperately to find an empty parking stall. Now what if I told you that behind the gates of the apartment buildings you drive past, there are likely loads of parking stalls sitting vacant - never used? Well a new study by Metro Vancouver and Translink is shedding some light on this. Guest: James Stiver Manager, Growth Management and Transportation, Planning and Environment for Metro Vancouver

Duration:00:11:33

How new technology can help give advance warning of earthquakes in BC

3/18/2019
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BC's transportation ministry is looking to purchase 25 new hybrid earthquake sensors that would not only expand the existing strong motion sensor network, but also provide data for early warning systems. They would be installed on various bridges, providing notice that an earthquake is imminent. So how does the technology work? And is it something that could work for homeowners as well as major pieces of infrastructure? Let's bring in Behraad Bahreyni now. He's an Associate Professor with...

Duration:00:10:09

The BC government’s reference case on Trans Mountain is being heard at the Court of Appeal

3/18/2019
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The BC Court of Appeal will consider the question of provincial powers over the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project during a five-day hearing that starts today. The BC government wants to know if the province has jurisdiction to regulate the transport of oil through its territory and restrict bitumen shipments from Alberta. When BC filed the reference case last year, Alberta announced it would ban wines from the province. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley's government...

Duration:00:09:40

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

3/18/2019
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Vote in @jillreports's 🔥 question of the day: as a five-day hearing on the Trans Mountain pipeline project opens in the BC Court of Appeal, we want to know what you think. Should it be up to the province, or the federal government, to regulate oil and bitumen transport in British Columbia?

Duration:00:02:33

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

3/15/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @Niki_Reitmayer's question of the day: are you relieved that media companies are refusing to broadcast images from the graphic video of the New Zealand terror attack? Chapter 2 Vancouver’s oldest mosque holding vigil following New Zealand attack New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern spoke Thursday following a mass shooting at a mosque in Christchurch that left 49 people dead, calling it "one of the darkest days in New Zealand's...

Duration:01:06:23

SIMI’S LOSER AND WINNER OF THE DAY

3/15/2019
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Loser Winner

Duration:00:03:32

New Zealand’s Prime Minister pledges to change country’s gun laws after Christchurch terror attack

3/15/2019
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New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has held a press conference in the past few minutes. And it comes as we learn more details following that massacre in Christchurch in which 49 people were killed. Ardern is pledging that laws in New Zealand WILL be updated because of this massacre. She confirmed that three people have been arrested over the #Christchurch attack, one other person has been released after it was established they were not involved. Prime Minister Ardern also said...

Duration:00:02:22

This Is Why - Mommy Drinking Culture

3/15/2019
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Being a parent can be stressful. Whether you’re a stay at home parent or you work during the day, by the time you put the kids to bed many would agree - it’s nice to wind down with a glass of wine or a cold beer. Lauren McNabb is a morning show host from C-J-O-B in Winnipeg. She was the driving force behind a new Global News series that explores mommy drinking culture. And she was my guest this week on the podcast I co-produce with John O’Dowd called ‘This Is Why.’ You can download the...

Duration:00:11:34

TV anchor praised for powerful on-air reflection of New Zealand mosque shooting

3/15/2019
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An Australian television anchor is being praised for a powerful on-air reflection of the New Zealand mosque shootings and the politics of division and fear. Waleed Aly is one of the hosts of the Australian news and current affairs show The Project on Channel 10. He himself is a Muslim, and he described to viewers that he was initially reluctant to weigh in on the attack, that killed 49 Muslims in two Christchurch mosques on Thursday night.

Duration:00:08:02

New Zealand mourns the victims of Friday’s terror attack in Christchurch

3/15/2019
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An immigrant-hating white nationalist armed with at least two assault rifles and a shotgun is the suspect in the deaths of at least 49 worshippers attending Friday prayers at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. He wore a helmet camera and live-streamed the massacre on social media. He also posted a 74-page manifesto on social media identifying himself as a 28-year-old Australian who was out to avenge attacks in Europe perpetrated by Muslims. The gunman acted alone and says he chose New...

Duration:00:08:07

NHL Alumni Association partners with marijuana company for health research

3/15/2019
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Can cannabis help former NHL players deal with their symptoms of post-concussion neurological disease? A new clinical research deal between the NHL Alumni Association and Canopy Growth may reveal the answer… Listen to this report from CKNW Contributor Claire Allen…

Duration:00:08:17

Spice bags, taco fries, and chicken fillet rolls: here are some modern Irish dishes you may not have heard of.

3/15/2019
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Well it’s St Patrick’s Day on Sunday, and many of you will be thinking of delicious and traditional Irish cuisine, like Irish stews, soda breads, and of course, a creamy pint of Guinness. But there are lots of modern Irish takes that have entered the culinary scene in recent years. Some of them are great at any time of day - and some of them are great when you feel like throwing the diet out the window. And the good news is: you can try these modern Irish dishes right here in...

Duration:00:13:20

Kamloops gang violence reaches ‘unprecedented’ levels

3/15/2019
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It's the middle of March, and there have already been THREE gang murders in the city of Kamloops. That's unprecedented. And if you cast your mind back to January 23rd, we brought you the news that two people were killed in separate incidents at motels and hotels in the city. And on February 15th, a long-time criminal was shot to death inside of a townhouse complex. Now, the RCMP is telling the Vancouver Sun that Kamloops is taking its cue from drug and gang politics in the Lower Mainland....

Duration:00:06:01

Inactive oil and gas wells in BC can adversely impact environment and human health: Auditor General

3/15/2019
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British Columbia's auditor general says there are almost 7,500 inactive oil and gas wells in the province that have not been properly decommissioned. Carol Bellringer says in a report that contamination from oil and gas activity can affect human health, ecosystems, water and air quality and timely restoration of non-operating well sites reduces environmental risk and financial liability Guest: Richard Zussman Global News Online Legislative Reporter

Duration:00:10:43