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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.

Twitter:

@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

Simi’s loser and winner of the day

4/17/2019
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Loser Winner

Duration:00:03:23

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Wed Apr 17th 2019

4/17/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: a new study is linking processed meat to cancer. Eating just a strip of bacon a day increases your risk. We want to know: how many pieces of bacon do you eat in a week? Chapter 2 What does Jason Kenney’s win in Alberta mean for us in British Columbia? Former federal conservative cabinet minister Jason Kenney is Alberta's new premier. His United Conservative Party crushed Rachel Notley and the...

Duration:01:02:12

BC’s Lieutenant-Governor calls for more civility in our public discourse

4/17/2019
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Simi was at a very large family event over the weekend, and more than once felt the need to duck out of a heated political conversation. It seems like all political conversations are these days: heated. It feels like everyone is always arguing to try and change someone’s mind that isn’t going to be changed, no matter what facts and figures might say. Surveys show it has led to less trust in the institutions of our society, like our political system and the media. That is a topic that...

Duration:00:09:10

Common pet allergies and how to deal with them

4/17/2019
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For allergy sufferers, this time of year may mean you are suffering with watery eyes and a runny nose, but did you know that your pet could also have allergies, and they may not be seasonal. Dr. Jennifer Adolphe, Senior Pet Nutritionist at Petcurean, joins us in studio to discuss common food allergies that your pet may have and how to deal with them. There are a number of common allergens your dog may be allergic to, including: Guest: Dr. Jennifer Adolphe Senior Pet Nutritionist at...

Duration:00:15:53

How research into sugar and the human body could help us develop cancer treatments

4/17/2019
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How do cancer cells grow? Well, they need glucose. So if we can better-understand how the body processes sugar, can that help us design the kind of cancer treatments we need to fight the disease? An immunologist at the University of Victoria has received over a million dollars in funding to look into this. His name is Julian Lum, and he joins me now... Guest: Julian Lum University of Victoria immunologist

Duration:00:09:36

Travel Best Bets: How to prevent motion sickness

4/17/2019
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DEALS: 7 Night Alaska Cruise Sept 15 or 22 7 night cruise (roundtrip Vancouver) & a $50 onboard credit $899 + $349 tax (1248) French Riviera (Longstay) Sep 21 Air, 28 nights accommodation & transfers $1799 + $740 tax (2539) Package to Rome, Sicily & Malta June 1 - October 31 Air, 3 nights hotel in Rome, 3 nights hotel in Catania, 3 nights hotel in Malta, daily breakfast & transfers $2199 + $671 tax (2870) Guest: Claire Newell President and Founder of Travel Best Bets

Duration:00:07:03

Just one piece of bacon a day increases your risk of getting bowel cancer

4/17/2019
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A new study from the University of Oxford is showing how much likely you are to get cancer if you eat processed meat. And there's bad news for those who eat even small amounts - just a piece of bacon a day significantly increases the risk. Guest: Professor Tim Key Co-author of the study and Deputy Director of the Cancer Epidemiology Unit at the University of Oxford

Duration:00:07:58

75pc of British people believe sharing ‘fake news’ should be a criminal offence: Ipsos Mori poll

4/17/2019
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The vast majority of adults in Britain - about 70 per cent - are worried that misinformation could influence the outcome of an election or a referendum. And about as many believe it should be a criminal offence to spread 'fake news' deliberately. Those findings are in a poll by Ipsos Mori for King's College London. It was conducted in February and the results are just being released today. Guest: Darrell Bricker Chief Executive Officer, Global Public Affairs, IPSOS

Duration:00:07:27

What does Jason Kenney’s win in Alberta mean for us in British Columbia?

4/17/2019
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Former federal conservative cabinet minister Jason Kenney is Alberta's new premier. His United Conservative Party crushed Rachel Notley and the N-D-P in yesterday's provincial election. Kenney is urging the rest of Canada to support the province's energy sector, which includes the need for a pipeline. So is his election a good thing, or a bad thing, for the government and people of British Columbia? Guest: Keith Baldrey Global’s BC Legislative Bureau Chief

Duration:00:09:17

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

4/17/2019
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Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: a new study is linking processed meat to cancer. Eating just a strip of bacon a day increases your risk. We want to know: how many pieces of bacon do you eat in a week?

Duration:00:03:58

Simi’s loser and winner of the day

4/16/2019
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Loser Winner

Duration:00:02:35

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Tues Apr 16th 2019

4/16/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @simisara980's 🔥 question of the day: do you cover the camera on your digital devices because of privacy concerns? And if so, which devices do you cover up? Chapter 2 Voters in Alberta are deciding who their next Premier will be It was a four-week Alberta election campaign that some described as the most divisive in recent memory. And it all comes to an end tonight. It’s election day in Alberta and voters will finally find out who...

Duration:00:55:43

What does it take to run two of the best restaurants in Canada?

4/16/2019
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Canada has no shortage of amazing restaurants, but a panel of national judges have just revealed their favourite spots of 2019. Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants list has just been released featuring a wide variety of eateries from across the country. Two of them are here in Vancouver - and they’re owned by the same person. His name is David Hawksworth, and he joins me in studio now. Guest: David Hawksworth Chef, and owner of Hawksworth restaurant, Bel Cafe, Nightingale restaurant

Duration:00:10:06

Canada joins new alliance to save the world order — and the U.S. is not included

4/16/2019
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Canada has formally joined a German-French coalition aimed at saving the international world order from destruction by various world dictators — and the alliance does not include the United States. The initiative is part of ongoing government efforts to shore up international co-operation at a time of waning American leadership and President Donald Trump’s outspoken disdain of institutions created after the Second World War. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland offered Canada’s...

Duration:00:06:41

Future of Work: Vancouver’s tech hub

4/16/2019
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Vancouver's tech hub is transitioning from the Vancouver startup culture to a larger-scale global tech hub. Greg Malpass is the CEO and Founder of Traction on Demand, and he will exploring this topic in more depth at the TractionForce 2019 conference on May 23rd at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. What does the future hold for employees in the tech space? How is the tech industry changing Metro Vancouver? Guest: Greg Malpass CEO & Founder of Traction on Demand

Duration:00:09:20

Voters in Alberta are deciding who their next Premier will be

4/16/2019
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It was a four-week Alberta election campaign that some described as the most divisive in recent memory. And it all comes to an end tonight. It’s election day in Alberta and voters will finally find out who will lead the province for the next four years. Polls in the province are open until 7pm Pacific Time, and results are expected to start trickling in shortly after the polls close. Global News will have comprehensive coverage across all platforms: online, on TV and on Charles Adler...

Duration:00:12:11

Murder charges laid against suspect in Penticton shootings

4/16/2019
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That's Penticton RCMP Superintendent Ted De Jager, talking about what happened yesterday morning where 4 people in their 60's and 70's, were gunned down in two separate locations kilometres-apart. He says 68-year-old John Brittain, who turned himself in yesterday at noon, appeared in court this morning to face three counts of first degree murder and one count of second degree murder. De Jager says police are confident the person they have in custody acted alone. The case is now before the...

Duration:00:05:35

One-third of British Columbians cover their laptop camera because of privacy concerns: poll

4/16/2019
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A new survey of British Columbians by the Insights West polling company suggests that there are widespread concerns about the privacy of information they share online. There's also concerns about the accuracy of news and information on social media, and many people are worried that the cameras on their laptops and phones could be used to spy on them. Guest: Steve Mossop President of the Insights West polling company

Duration:00:10:08

Future of Work: Grocery stores

4/16/2019
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Do you hate waiting lines when at the grocery stores? Well, thanks to advancements in automation, those lines could start to shrink.... but there could be some unintended consequences. Listen to this report from CKNW Contributor, Claire Allen.

Duration:00:04:54

Voters in Alberta are deciding who their next Premier will be

4/16/2019
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It was a four-week Alberta election campaign that some described as the most divisive in recent memory. And it all comes to an end tonight. It’s election day in Alberta and voters will finally find out who will lead the province for the next four years. Polls in the province are open until 7pm Pacific Time, and results are expected to start trickling in shortly after the polls close. Global News will have comprehensive coverage across all platforms: online, on TV and on Charles Adler...

Duration:00:10:36