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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

10/15/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: A rally is taking place in Vancouver on Thursday, calling for the return of a full-time NBA team in the city. Would you like to see the Grizzlies back in town? Chapter 2 Shortage of 400 teachers across the province: BCTF As discussions with the province on a new contract continue, the BC Teachers’ Federation says as many as 400 teaching posts across British Columbia are currently vacant. The BCTF...

Duration:00:46:13

Travel Best Bets: how to be a responsible traveller

10/15/2019
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DEALS: Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba Nov 6-27 Air & 7 nights in a beachfront all-inclusive resort $739 + $430 tax (1169) Bali, Indonesia Nov 1-30 or Jan 10-May 31 Air, 12 nights hotel, breakfast daily, sightseeing tours & transfers (sale ends Nov 30) $1299 + $430 tax (1729) 12 Night Carnaval in Rio Voyage February 18 (Azamara Pursuit - deluxe cruise line...all-inclusive) Air, 1 night hotel, 12 night deluxe all-inclusive cruise, pre-paid gratuities, transfers and more (Buenos Aires,...

Duration:00:09:13

High risk sex offender plans to live in Vancouver

10/15/2019
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Vancouver police are concerned about a high risk sex offender, now out of prison, who is going to be living in the city. Police say 46-year-old Trevor Leonard Smith poses a high risk of relationship and sexual violence, especially against children. Sgt Steve Addison from the Vancouver Police Department has been updating reporters and has more details.

Duration:00:06:43

CKNW Leadership: Jimmy Pattison

10/15/2019
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For local businessman Jim Pattison, the key to his billion dollar success is the willingness to work hard and giving back to the community. Listen to this report from CKNW's Claire Allen...

Duration:00:05:27

Is there a finally a breakthrough in the Brexit talks?

10/15/2019
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An EU official who has access to information about the Brexit talks says the major issue blocking a deal - how to handle the Irish border - is close to being resolved. Negotiators from the European Union and Britain are scrambling at talks in Brussels to craft a deal so the U.K. can leave the bloc as scheduled on October 31st, with a Brexit deal in place. Guest: Gavan Reilly Political correspondent for Virgin Media Television in Ireland You can follow him on Twitter: @gavreilly

Duration:00:07:56

Inspiring the next generation of doctors and scientists in B.C.

10/15/2019
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Starting tomorrow, around 200 high school students from all over the Lower Mainland will have their chance to find out more about cancer research. It's called the Mini Med School. It's taking place at the BC Children's Hospital, and here to tell me more is the dean of this year's school, Dr Rod Rassekh. Guest: Dr. Rod Rassekh Dean of this year’s Mini Med School

Duration:00:09:46

Shortage of 400 teachers across the province: BCTF

10/15/2019
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As discussions with the province on a new contract continue, the BC Teachers’ Federation says as many as 400 teaching posts across British Columbia are currently vacant. The BCTF says other provinces are better able to compete for staff, because they pay their teachers more. Guest: Keith Baldrey Global’s Legislative Bureau Chief in Victoria

Duration:00:10:30

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

10/15/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: A rally is taking place in Vancouver on Thursday, calling for the return of a full-time NBA team in the city. Would you like to see the Grizzlies back in town?

Duration:00:03:25

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Liberals claim a vote for the NDP would result in a Conservative government, Here’s how you can travel to Kenya with Simi! & more...

10/14/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: It’s the final day of advance voting in #elxn43! Are you planning on voting for the candidate you like best, or are you voting strategically? #cdnpoli Chapter 2 Liberals claim a vote for the NDP would result in a Conservative government With polls showing a surge in NDP support, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau continues to warn voters away from the New Democrats. He says a vote for the NDP would...

Duration:01:01:48

Meeting the author of The Vagina Bible

10/14/2019
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It’s 2019. We’ve better access to more information than humans have ever had. And yet… when it comes to women’s health, very often it doesn’t get talked about. There are myths, there are misconceptions, and hopefully in the next few minutes, we can clear some of those up for you. Guest: Dr. Jen Gunter Obstetrician, gynecologist, and author of The Vagina Bible

Duration:00:12:06

The human cost of fighting in hockey

10/14/2019
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A new book is hitting the shelves soon called ‘Major Misconduct’ by Jeremy Allingham, which details the life and careers of three well known hockey enforcer, James McEwan, Stephen Peat, and Dale Purinton. Guest: Jeremy Allingham Journalist Author of Major Misconduct: The Human Cost of Fighting in Hockey

Duration:00:11:37

Leadership Series: Surrey Crime Prevention Society

10/14/2019
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True leaders see a problem and can rally a team to help them fix it. And that is exactly what the leaders at the Surrey Crime Prevention Society have done. Since the mid-80s, they have tackled Surrey's crime issues from a grassroots level with the help of a large network of volunteers. Niki Reitmayer explains.

Duration:00:05:44

Here’s how you can travel to Kenya with Simi!

10/14/2019
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Guest: Carol Petersen Nature Encounters owner

Duration:00:11:39

Perfect pastry with world renowned chef Thomas Haas

10/14/2019
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EAT! Vancouver is back for it’s 18th year, and they are mixing things up this year with a day featuring only pastries! On November 9th, foodies will have an exclusive opportunity to be up close and personal with Vancouver’s premier patisserie chef Thomas Haas as he shares 3 signature recipes sophisticated enough to serve in a restaurant but easy enough to make at home. Patisserie Chef Thomas Haas joins us in studio today to discuss his iconic bakery and his career as a world renowned...

Duration:00:13:53

Liberals claim a vote for the NDP would result in a Conservative government

10/14/2019
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With polls showing a surge in NDP support, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau continues to warn voters away from the New Democrats. He says a vote for the NDP would result in a Conservative government. To counter Trudeau's argument, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh says he would cooperate with any party, other than the Conservatives, in a minority situation. He argues voting NDP does not mean electing the Conservatives. He met voters at the Turkey Trot run on Granville Island this morning, and then...

Duration:00:10:42

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

10/14/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: It’s the final day of advance voting in #elxn43! Are you planning on voting for the candidate you like best, or are you voting strategically? #cdnpoli

Duration:00:02:56

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Andrew Scheer set to reveal Consverative platform this afternoon, Metro Vancouver bus drivers vote 99% in favour of strike mandate

10/11/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 ✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Canadians are getting ready to sit down for Thanksgiving dinner this weekend. What is your favourite traditional side? Chapter 2 Andrew Scheer set to reveal Consverative platform this afternoon On Oct. 7, two weeks before Canada’s federal election, Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer said he would unveil a fully-costed party platform with “plenty of time” for Canadians to review it. Scheer is...

Duration:01:10:27

DiwaliFest will be lighting up the long weekend

10/11/2019
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Looking for something to do this long weekend? DiwaliFest is underway all this month. Joining us on the phone is Kriti Dewan, she is an organizer with DiwaliFest…

Duration:00:04:41

Metro Vancouver bus drivers vote 99% in favour of strike mandate

10/11/2019
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5000 unionized bus drivers, Seabus attendants, and maintenance workers at the Coast Mountain Bus Company have voted 99% in favor of strike action. However, contract talks resume next week. They've been without a contract since March 31st, and are demanding higher wages, benefits, and working condition improvements. Before any job action takes place, the union must give the employer and the public 72-hour strike notice. Guest: Gavin McGarrigle Unifor Western Regional Director

Duration:00:08:18

Caren McSherry shares Thanksgiving recipes

10/11/2019
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Caren’s recipe: Gramma’s turkey stuffing Gramma’s turkey stuffing is just that, stuffing with a Gramma’s touch. Comforting, tasty and above all simple, it is usually the focus of the festive meal. You can personalize it to suit your taste by adding roasted chestnuts, pecans, dried apricots/cranberries or sausage. 3 tablespoons butter 4 stalks celery finely diced ½ large yellow onion, finely diced 4 cups coarse dry breadcrumbs 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning 2 cups chicken stock sea salt...

Duration:00:17:34