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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 - Fri Jul 19th 2019

7/19/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in Stirling Faux’s 🔥 question of the day: The NDP is touting its economic record, as it posts a $1.5bn operating surplus for 2018-19. But storm clouds around ICBC, property transfer tax and the forestry sector remain on the horizon. How would you grade their economic performance? Chapter 2 NDP government paints rosy economic picture as public accounts show $1.5B surplus The B.C. government is painting a rosy picture of the province’s...

Duration:01:10:15

Space week: how does space junk get cleaned up?

7/19/2019
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Space junk is a big problem, and there is a lot of it floating around up there. Why does it need to be cleaned up? And how does one even go about doing that? Scott Sutherland is a meteorologist and science writer for the Weather Network. He joins me now. Guest: Scott Sutherland Meteorologist and science writer for the Weather Network

Duration:00:10:47

SkyTrain from King George to Langley would cost an estimated $3.12 billion

7/19/2019
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TransLink is updating and costing out various options on the proposed Surrey Langley SkyTrain project. Three staging scenarios have been developed and could be fully constructed within five-and-a-half years from a full project approval date. Right now they have 1.6 billion in funding to play with, which is enough to reach Fleetwood. Take it further than that, and you have to find more money. It would cost 2.2 billion dollars for King George to Clayton, covering 11 kilometres and five...

Duration:00:06:48

Why Justin Trudeau’s real opponent is Doug Ford, not Andrew Scheer

7/19/2019
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Stirling is just back from a trip to Ontario, where one thing became quite apparent: Trudeau’s ideological battle ahead of the federal election isn’t with Andrew Scheer, it’s with their Premier, Doug Ford. So how does Trudeau plan to win the hearts and minds of voters in the coming months. Guest: Gerry Nicholls Columnist, the Hill Times

Duration:00:10:52

Explaining the red tide: why is Vancouver’s water turning red?

7/19/2019
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Have you noticed the waters in our harbours looking a little red lately? There’s a reason for that, and here to tell us why is Ian Perry, Research Scientist based in Nanaimo with Fisheries and Oceans Canada Guest: Ian Perry Research Scientist based in Nanaimo with Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Duration:00:07:09

Settlements since the Liberals came to power have cost taxpayers billions

7/19/2019
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The federal government has agreed to a 900 million dollar settlement over allegations of sexual misconduct in the Canadian military. It’s the latest in a string of settlements, the costs of which have spiralled into the billions. Guest: Amanda Connolly Global News political reporter

Duration:00:08:44

It’s your last chance to have your say on Daylight Saving Time

7/19/2019
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Today is the last day for you to participate in the government’s survey on the future of time in British Columbia. The online survey asks if you want to change the clocks twice a year as we do now, or keep the clocks consistent all year round. You have until 4:00pm TODAY to complete the survey. According to the B.C. government, just one week into its survey over 158,000 responses have come in since June 26 from residents expressing their reasons on how time should be observed. Why do we...

Duration:00:11:14

Space Week: what Apollo 11 meant to Canada’s modern-day astronauts

7/19/2019
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It’s the final day of Space Week here on the Simi Sara Show… and as the world commemorates the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, it's being remembered as an achievement that pushed the limits of technology and broke the limits of our imagination. In reaching the moon -- 50 years ago tomorrow -- Nasa created a legacy of inspiration that's still being felt today. All this week, Global’s Mike Armstrong's been looking at Canada’s contribution to the moon landing. Well, there’s a bit...

Duration:00:07:48

Woodstock 50’s latest plan shot down unanimously by New York town

7/19/2019
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Well we’re talking a lot about the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing this week, but of course, the Summer of ‘69 was known for many other things too. Not least, the original Woodstock! But the plans to mark the 50th anniversary of that have not been going so well. It’s been more than a month since the team behind the Woodstock 50 festival lost its original venue. The team is searching meticulously for a new site for the highly anticipated golden jubilee anniversary gig. But just last...

Duration:00:08:41

NDP government paints rosy economic picture as public accounts show $1.5B surplus

7/19/2019
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The B.C. government is painting a rosy picture of the province’s finances. Finance Minister Carole James unveiled the province’s public accounts and audited financial statements for the 2018/2019 fiscal year yesterday, presenting a surplus of $1.5-billion, which was larger than expected. Economic growth, household growth and income tax returns, all performed more strongly than had been planned. James said B.C. had eliminated operating debt for the first time in four decades, while...

Duration:00:12:01

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

7/19/2019
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Vote in Stirling Faux’s 🔥 question of the day: The NDP is touting its economic record, as it posts a $1.5bn operating surplus for 2018-19. But storm clouds around ICBC, property transfer tax and the forestry sector remain on the horizon. How would you grade their economic performance?

Duration:00:03:56

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Thurs Jul 18th 2019

7/18/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @MikeSmythNews's 🔥 question of the day: Another councillor has quit Doug McCallum’s Safe Surrey Coalition. Jack Hundial isn’t happy with the level of community input on policing, and says the final straw was the party dissolving the public safety committee. Do you support Hundial’s departure? Chapter 2 Jack Hundial’s departure was ‘not a surprise’, says Surrey Councillor Doug Elford Surrey City Councillor, Doug Elford, says Jack...

Duration:01:09:33

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international public health emergency

7/18/2019
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The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people. CKNW Contributor Claire Allen has more on this development in her report.

Duration:00:06:44

Social media, not video games, linked to depression

7/18/2019
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Spending too much time on social media or watching television is linked to increased symptoms of depression among teens, a new study suggests. Researchers conducted a four-year study of more than 3,800 adolescents between Grades 7 and 11 in the Montreal area. The findings were published in JAMA Pediatrics on Monday, and indicate that the longer young people spent on social media or watching TV, their risk of depression increased. Guest: Dr Jillian Roberts Child psychologist based in...

Duration:00:16:21

Trump knew about efforts to silence Stormy Daniels: court records

7/18/2019
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Court records show that in the days leading up to the 2016 election, President Donald Trump spoke with aides rushing to squash stories about alleged affairs he had. Search warrants unsealed Thursday shed new light on the president's role as his campaign scrambled to respond to media inquiries about hush-money paid to two women who said they had affairs with Trump. U.S. District Judge William Pauley ordered the materials unsealed this week after prosecutors said they had concluded their...

Duration:00:10:33

Low-income earners cannot afford average rents in Vancouver

7/18/2019
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Are you a minimum wage earner here in Vancouver? You’d need to work 112 hours a week to be able to afford a decent two-bedroom condo. A new report reveals just how unaffordable renting is in Canada, and particularly in Vancouver. Guest: Marc Lee Senior economist, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Duration:00:08:48

Space Week: how the US and Russia are cooperating in space

7/18/2019
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Despite terrestrial tensions, there is a lot of cooperation between the US and Russia these days when it comes to space. But how long will that last? Mike Smyth chats to Jeff Semple, host of the Russia Rising podcast from Curiouscast Guest: Jeff Semple Host of the ‘Russia Rising’ podcast on Curiouscast

Duration:00:08:54

Two years into his Premiership, our #bcpoli panel discusses John Horgan’s performance

7/18/2019
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TOPICS: Guest: Maclean Kay Editor-in-Chief, The Orca BC Guest: Shannon Waters Head reporter for British Columbia Today National Content Manager for Queen’s Park Today

Duration:00:16:50