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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 Jul 15th 2019

7/15/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @MikeSmythNews’ 🔥 question of the day Six horses have died at this year’s #CalgaryStampede. Is it now time to ban chuckwagon races at the event? Chapter 2 Money laundering inquiry won’t begin public hearings until next year The Globe and Mail is reporting that no public hearings at the Cullen inquiry into money laundering will take place this year. Also in the news today, is another investigation by Speaker Darryl Plecas into the...

Duration:01:10:30

Travel Best Bets: how to get through airport security with ease

7/15/2019
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DEALS: Honolulu, Hawaii Nov 24 Air & 7 nights hotel $899 + $235 tax (1134) Nine-night Canada & New England Cruise Oct 23 Air, 9 night cruise, transfers & transfers $1299 + $498 tax (1797) 13-night Jewels of Italy Tour and Greek Isles Cruise May 2 or Aug 29, 2020 Air, 6 night guided vacation, 7 night cruise, most meals and most transfers $2999 + $898 tax (3897) Guest: Claire Newell President and Founder of Travel Best Bets

Duration:00:10:55

Space Week part two: what does the future of space exploration look like?

7/15/2019
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This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In all, just 12 people have set foot on the lunar surface. Gene Cernan (PRON: Sir-nan) was the most recent person to do so, back in 1972. But humans will be travelling back there within a number of years. Brian Odom, historian at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, spoke to Mike Smyth on the Simi Sara Show on Monday. He also spoke about the historical significance of the 1969 event. Guest: Brian Odom Historian at...

Duration:00:09:37

Canada’s Rocky Relationship with China

7/15/2019
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Guest: Peter Mackay Former Foreign Affairs Minister

Duration:00:14:09

Why the Abbotsford Women’s Centre will soon have to find a new home

7/15/2019
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The Abbotsford Women's Centre has provided an intensive rehab program to its residents for more than five years. But a recent decision by the Agricultural Land Commission means they'll likely soon have to find a new home. Mike Smyth speaks to the director of the centre, Angie Appenheimer, about what this decision means for their operations. Guest: Angie Appenheimer Director of the Abbotsford Women’s Centre

Duration:00:10:03

‘Outrageous’: Air Transport Association of Canada slams new air passenger ‘bill of rights’

7/15/2019
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Transport Minister Marc Garneau is surprised and disappointed that the airlines are challenging new rules on passenger rights that are taking effect today. He says the government believes the rules will stand up in court and that they are very fair to both passengers and to the airlines. Travellers can now receive up to $2,400 if they are bumped from a flight and up to $2,100 for lost or damaged luggage. Guest: John McKenna President and CEO of the Air Transport Association of Canada

Duration:00:06:41

Will an inquiry really work to limit B.C.’s sky high gas prices?

7/15/2019
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An industry expert says a public inquiry into British Columbia's record-breaking gasoline prices may increase the public's understanding of a murky market, but the provincial government's options for a response are limited. Michael Ervin of the Kent Group consulting firm says there are two options: creating a gasoline price watchdog group or reduce taxes. The government could also regulate prices, but he says there are problems with that. Crude and wholesale gasoline are global commodities...

Duration:00:09:51

Three additional horses have been euthanized following the chuckwagon races yesterday at the Calgary Stampede

7/15/2019
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Three more horses have been euthanized at the Calgary Stampede, following another collision during the much-maligned chuck wagon races. The deaths increase the number of horses that have had to be put down this year as a direct result of the chuck wagon races to six. Stampede CEO Warren Connell says that they are going to be reviewing the safety and best practices of the chuckwagon events before the competition is set to return next year. So what’s going to happen with the event next...

Duration:00:09:49

Money laundering inquiry won’t begin public hearings until next year

7/15/2019
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The Globe and Mail is reporting that no public hearings at the Cullen inquiry into money laundering will take place this year. Also in the news today, is another investigation by Speaker Darryl Plecas into the spending scandal at the BC Legislature. Guest: Keith Baldrey Global BC Legislative Bureau Chief

Duration:00:13:21

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Fri Jul 12th 2019

7/12/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @moneytalkstweet's 🔥 question of the day: the city of Salmon Arm has decided to move forward with a $50 fine for people who panhandle on city streets. Do you think this will be effective? Chapter 2 Conservatives call for probe into John McCallum’s comments Conservative MPs want Canada's intelligence agency to probe whether a former Canadian ambassador is encouraging China to interfere in the upcoming federal election. John...

Duration:01:11:18

What books should you be reading this summer?

7/12/2019
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Here are some of the books VPL are recommending to readers this summer: Guest: Alex MacCutchan Information Services at the Vancouver Public Library

Duration:00:15:47

Is the Community Benefits Agreement all it’s cracked up to be?

7/12/2019
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Guest host Michael Campbell explores the downsides of the Community Benefits Agreement. Guest: Chris Gardner President, Independent Contractors Association

Duration:00:15:31

By the time BC has ridehailing, the rest of the world will have moved on to autonomous taxis

7/12/2019
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The BC government is finally ready to move on ridehailing, even if the specifics of their plans are attracting a lot of debate and criticism. But in other cities, like Phoenix in Arizona, the conversation has already moved on to autonomous taxis - something that hasn’t even entered the conscience of this province. Is it possible that by the time we get ridehailing up and running, we’ll already be a step behind the rest of North America? Is it possible that the city which had self-driving...

Duration:00:14:54

“The Odd and Woeful Story of Frank Meza”

7/12/2019
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What would inspire someone to cheat during a marathon? And what happens when their misdeeds are exposed on the internet? A 70-year old runner in California finished this years’ Los Angeles Marathon with a time of 2 hours and 53 mins - setting a new world record. However, it was a title he wouldn’t keep for long. Nearly two month later, he was disqualified for cheating. But that is just where this story begins. Join Niki Reitmayer now to hear the odd, woeful, and cautionary tale of a man...

Duration:00:13:24

How SFU is creating technology that will give warnings right before an earthquake strikes

7/12/2019
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Did you feel that earthquake overnight? A magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck outside Seattle early this morning, just before 3am. And some people here in Metro Vancouver felt it too. The U-S Geological Survey says it struck near Three Lakes in Washington state, that’s about 40 kilometres northeast of Seattle. There are no reports of damage or injuries. Also this morning, another earthquake in Southern California - this time, a magnitude 4.9 aftershock of the much bigger quake that hit that...

Duration:00:10:53

Conservatives call for probe into John McCallum’s comments

7/12/2019
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Conservative MPs want Canada's intelligence agency to probe whether a former Canadian ambassador is encouraging China to interfere in the upcoming federal election. John McCallum recently told the South China Morning Post that more harmful actions against Canada would only help the Conservatives get elected. Two Conservatives say in a letter to CSIS director David Vigneault that the comments are “very disturbing” and deserve the scrutiny of his agency. Foreign Affairs Minister, Chrystia...

Duration:00:17:24

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

7/12/2019
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Vote in @moneytalkstweet's 🔥 question of the day: the city of Salmon Arm has decided to move forward with a $50 fine for people who panhandle on city streets. Do you think this will be effective?

Duration:00:02:45

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Thurs Jul 11th 2019

7/11/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 Vote in @moneytalkstweet's 🔥 question of the day: do you think you’ll be able to hail a ride using Uber or Lyft by the end of this year? Chapter 2 Trevena: 'genuine excitement' about ridehailing coming to BC In the last hour, Jon McComb spoke to Transport Minister, Claire Trevena, about the regulations her government has presented in relation to ridehailing. She hailed the safety elements in the regulations - but as McComb suggests, people...

Duration:01:07:33