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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 Amazon in Brazil is on fire - how bad is it?

8/23/2019
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The forest fires in the Amazon rainforest continue to burn at an alarming rate. As of Thursday, reports state there are more than 165,000 fires burning in the Amazon rainforest, which is home to roughly 40,000 plant species, 1,300 bird species and 2.5 million species of insects. CKNW Contributor Claire Allen spoke to Ruth DeFries, professor of Ecology in the Earth Institute at Columbia University in New York, about the Amazon rainforest and what started the devastating forest fires.

Duration:00:08:28

Lawyer for Hastings Racecourse workers says they paid up to $1,000 for false licences

8/23/2019
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Guest: David Millburn President of the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association

Duration:00:10:39

Andrew Berry testimony continues in court today

8/23/2019
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The man accused of murdering his two young daughters in his Oak Bay home on Christmas Day 2017 says someone broke into his apartment and stabbed him. Andrew Berry continues his tearful testimony at BC Supreme Court. Berry recalling the moments he was taken to hospital after he realized his daughters Aubrey and Chloe were dead. When asked if he tried to commit suicide Christmas Day, he said no "it's all wrong." The testimony continues with photo evidence of the crime scene, many people...

Duration:00:05:36

It’s corn season in Chilliwack

8/23/2019
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Today’s recipe is for cream corn! Ingredients: Method (makes 18 medium cakes): Guest: Caren McSherry Founder and President of the Gourmet Warehouse

Duration:00:11:50

Should the City of Surrey amalgamate with White Rock?

8/23/2019
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Surrey City Councillor Allison Patton speaking to Global News reporter, Janet Brown. And she brings up an idea that gets floated from time-to-time: the Cities of Surrey and White Rock amalgamating as one. White Rock Mayor has been blindsided by this renewed suggestion by Allison Patton. He spoke to Simi Sara on the Jon McComb Show in the last hour. If this were to happen, what would the pros and cons of it be? For taxes, policing, emergency services, and community development? Guest:...

Duration:00:11:49

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

8/23/2019
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✅ @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day The City of Surrey should amalgamate with the City of White Rock, according to Surrey Councillor Allison Patton. Should the two municipalities merge?

Duration:00:02:27

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Trans Mountain pipeline to resume construction, Provincial government approves move to Surrey municipal police force, Canadians getting stopped at US border with CBD oil.

8/22/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 ✅ @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day: A retired fisherman in Richmond has reeled in the catch of a lifetime: a record Lotto Max jackpot, worth $60 million. Is there such a thing as having too much money? Chapter 2 Trans Mountain pipeline to resume construction. Its back. Trans Mountain said yesterday that it will resume the pipeline expansion project. The terminals in BC at Westridge Marine and Kinder Morgan will continue despite the...

Duration:01:09:46

Canadians getting stopped at US border with CBD oil

8/22/2019
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Guest: Len Saunders Immigration lawyer based in Blaine, Washington

Duration:00:11:21

South Surrey man who petitioned to keep the RCMP reacts to the news that the government has approved a municipal police force

8/22/2019
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For the past few months, South Surrey resident Ivan Scott had been collecting signatures for his campaign to keep the RCMP in Surrey. Scott, whose son is an RCMP officer, collected over 25,000 signatures of those in support of keeping the force in the community. What is his reaction to the news that Solicitor General Mike Farnworth has given the green light to the creation of a municipal police force? Guest: Ivan Scott Coordinator of the ‘Keep the RCMP in Surrey’ Campaign

Duration:00:12:30

Provincial government approves move to Surrey municipal police force

8/22/2019
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Guest: Brenda Locke Surrey City Councillor

Duration:00:11:10

BREAKING: Provincial government approves move to Surrey municipal police force

8/22/2019
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Guest: Kash Heed Former Public Safety Minister and Former West Vancouver Police Chief

Duration:00:09:25

Trans Mountain pipeline to resume construction.

8/22/2019
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Its back. Trans Mountain said yesterday that it will resume the pipeline expansion project. The terminals in BC at Westridge Marine and Kinder Morgan will continue despite the constant backlash and protesting. The company expects to have at least 4,200 workers on the sites by the end of the year. Guest: Chris Gardner President, Independent Contractors and Businesses Association Guest: Peter McCarthy BC Wilderness Committee

Duration:00:17:02

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

8/22/2019
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✅ @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day: A retired fisherman in Richmond has reeled in the catch of a lifetime: a record Lotto Max jackpot, worth $60 million. Is there such a thing as having too much money?

Duration:00:03:02

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