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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 - The latest from Oppenheimer Park ahead of today’s 6pm deadline for campers to leave, Are you a big streamer? Here are Netflix’s new competitors that are coming to Canada.

8/21/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 ✅ @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day A Research Co poll suggests most Canadians support a move to an “opt-out” organ donor registry. It would assume eligible donors consent to having their organs taken after death, unless they specifically opt-out. Would you support this? Chapter 2 The latest from Oppenheimer Park ahead of today’s 6pm deadline for campers to leave Our On-Air contributor, Claire Allen, has been speaking to one of the...

Duration:01:22:13

Elections Canada slammed after warning groups climate change may be ‘partisan’ issue

8/21/2019
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Critics are speaking out following a warning from an Elections Canada official that discussing the perils of climate change during the upcoming federal campaign could be deemed partisan activity. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that, while he respects the role of Elections Canada to apply electoral law, it’s frustrating to him that there are still politicians who don’t believe in climate change. Guest: Sandy Garossino Former Crown prosecutor and columnist with the National Observer

Duration:00:07:54

Pivot Legal Society says eviction of campers from Oppenheimer Park causing ‘unnecessary stress’

8/21/2019
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The deadline is only a few hours away for those camped out in Vancouver's Oppenheimer Park to pack up and leave. City staff is helping many to make the move into shelters or SRO's and it's not easy going in this wet weather. If some are still in the park when the 6 pm deadline comes and goes, City councillor Pete Fry has told Global News an assessment will be made at the end of the day or tomorrow - but police won't be immediately moving in. Guest: Caitlin Shane Lawyer with the Pivot...

Duration:00:06:58

How can British Columbians deal with insolvency?

8/21/2019
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More and more British Columbians can't pay their bills and are filing for insolvency - that's according to a local Insolvency trustee with MNP and she's blaming residents not being able to keep up with rising living costs. Guest: Scott Hannah President of the Credit Counselling Society of BC

Duration:00:10:27

Mother of woman killed in car crash wants other young people to sign-up as organ donors

8/21/2019
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Earlier this month, 23-year-old Madeline Stroup died in hospital after a car crash. On Friday, her family received word from B.C. Transplant that her organs were used to save the lives of five others. Now, Madeline’s mother is encouraging other young people to consider signing up to become organ donors. Guest: Tara Stroup Daughter died on August 2nd following a car crash

Duration:00:13:56

Trans Mountain restarts construction on pipeline expansion

8/21/2019
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Trans Mountain has issued ‘Notice to Proceed’ directives to some of its prime construction contractors, triggering mobilization of the initial workforce needed to build the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. This gives contractors 30 days to mobilize equipment, hire the workers, and hammer out detailed construction plans. Guest: Keith Baldrey Global BC Legislative Bureau Chief

Duration:00:08:28

Are you a big streamer? Here are Netflix’s new competitors that are coming to Canada.

8/21/2019
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Guest: David Friend Entertainment reporter at The Canadian Press

Duration:00:13:00

Talking to Mike Farnworth about possible ride hailing congestion

8/21/2019
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Guest: Mike Farnworth Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General for British Columbia

Duration:00:11:48

CKNW listeners rally to help Oppenheimer Park resident, Yesterday House

8/21/2019
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On Monday when residents were first handed their eviction notices, Niki Reitmayer spoke to a woman at the camp named Yesterday. It was a very emotional conversation that gave a lot of insight into why people are choosing to camp at Oppenheimer Park instead of living in an SRO. If you missed it, here is what happened: After that conversation aired on Monday, several CKNW listeners reached out to the Jon McComb Show wanting to help that woman. One listener has offered her used cellphone as a...

Duration:00:18:48

The latest from Oppenheimer Park ahead of today’s 6pm deadline for campers to leave

8/21/2019
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Our On-Air contributor, Claire Allen, has been speaking to one of the residents at Oppenheimer Park. His name is Jason McMillan. Marlynn is living in the park. She is originally from Williams Lake. She told our Niki Reitmayer her tragic story, and why she is so eager to leave the camp...

Duration:00:08:21

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

8/21/2019
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✅ @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day A Research Co poll suggests most Canadians support a move to an “opt-out” organ donor registry. It would assume eligible donors consent to having their organs taken after death, unless they specifically opt-out. Would you support this?

Duration:00:01:48

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Jody Wilson-Raybould speaks to the Simi Sara Show, Christine Sinclair talks to Mike Smyth, and Should Canada repatriate Isis fighters like Jihadi Jack?

8/20/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 ✅ @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day Despite pleas from the taxi industry, new regulations will allow an unlimited number of ridehailing vehicles to operate in B.C. Do you approve of this? Chapter 2 Jody Wilson-Raybould speaks to the Simi Sara Show In an interview today on the Simi Sara Show, Jody Wilson-Raybould was asked if she felt the pressure that was brought to bear on her on the SNC-Lavalin file was a violation of the criminal...

Duration:01:04:24

Genetics of century old fish scales reveals startling decline in salmon populations

8/20/2019
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Researchers drawing on 100-year-old sources of salmon data have found that recent returns of wild adult sockeye salmon to the Skeena River—Canada’s second largest salmon watershed— are 75 per cent lower than during historical times. Research carried out by Simon Fraser University and Fisheries and Oceans Canada and published today in Conservation Letters reveals that wild sockeye populations have declined by as much as 56-99 per cent over the last century. Guest: Michael Price SFU PhD...

Duration:00:09:47

Border Services agents arrest multiple people during a raid of Hastings Racecourse

8/20/2019
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Canada Border Services agents have removed several people from the Hastings Racecourse in Vancouver. A number of people employed and supervised by various horse owners and trainers were escorted off the site on Monday morning. The CBSA says it was conducting investigations at the track related to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Guest: David Milburn President, Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of B.C.

Duration:00:10:29

BC Taxi Association criticizes ride hailing regulations announced by the provincial government

8/20/2019
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The NDP out with its new ridehailing regulations, that will allow an unlimited number of ridehailing vehicles to operate in B.C. That’s despite pleas from the taxi industry - and as we’ve been hearing today - they’re not happy with the newly-announced rules. Guest: Mohan Kang President of the BC Taxi Association

Duration:00:07:36

Should Canada repatriate Isis fighters like Jihadi Jack?

8/20/2019
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That was Prime Minister Justin Trudeau not really expressing any enthusiasm for trying to secure the release of “Jihadi” Jack Letts. Letts has Canadian citizenship as well as British, but has spent his life in the U-K. Now, the UK has revoked his citizenship for that country - and because international law prohibits countries from making people ‘stateless’, that means Canada can’t follow suit. So as one insider at the UK government describes it, Jihadi Jack is “Canada’s problem now”. He...

Duration:00:17:07

Christine Sinclair talks to Mike Smyth on the Simi Sara Show

8/20/2019
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My next guest is a Canadian sporting icon - and she’s one of our own, from Burnaby. She’s a three-time Olympian, a two-time bronze medallist, and she’s the current captain of our national women’s soccer team. And she’s here today to support A&W’s Burgers to Beat MS campaign. Her name of course, is Christine Sinclair! Guest: Christine Sinclair Two-time Olympic bronze medalist Canadian women’s national soccer team captain Guest: Susan Senecal President and CEO, A&W Canada

Duration:00:14:04

Jody Wilson-Raybould speaks to the Simi Sara Show

8/20/2019
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In an interview today on the Simi Sara Show, Jody Wilson-Raybould was asked if she felt the pressure that was brought to bear on her on the SNC-Lavalin file was a violation of the criminal code. She told host Mike Smyth that she does not believe so based on the information she has - but that last week’s report by the ethics commissioner contains new details and that the RCMP may have more information to hand that she is not privy to. Guest: Jody Wilson-Raybould Independent MP for...

Duration:00:16:29

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

8/20/2019
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✅ @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day Despite pleas from the taxi industry, new regulations will allow an unlimited number of ridehailing vehicles to operate in B.C. Do you approve of this?

Duration:00:02:43