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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 - 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

Greater Vancouver Food Bank sees increase in senior use

10/11/2019
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Heading into the long weekend, many of us are thinking about turkey dinner. But not everyone is so fortunate as to enjoy a big meal this weekend. Sadly, many of those people are senior citizens. The food bank helps roughly 28-thousand people each week, 35% of whom were seniors during the month of August. Senior use of the food bank appears to be on the rise. Cynthia Boulter is the Chief Development Officer for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, and she spoke about the increase of seniors...

Duration:00:08:09

Nestle, Tim Hortons rank in top 5 plastic polluters in Canada

10/11/2019
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When it comes to plastic polluters, do you know which companies are the top offenders? Greenpeace Canada has released their list of the top five plastics polluters, and Tim Hortons and Nestlé ranked in the top two spots for the second year in a row. Guest: Sarah King Head of Greenpeace Canada’s Oceans and Plastics Campaign

Duration:00:10:24

Andrew Scheer set to reveal Consverative platform this afternoon

10/11/2019
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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 expected to announce his party’s official platform today at Tsawwassen Springs. Why have the Conservative’s waited so long to announce their platform? Guest: Keith Baldrey Global BC Legislative Bureau Chief Jagmeet Singh outlined six priorities for an NDP government, which include...

Duration:00:17:07

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

10/11/2019
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✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Canadians are getting ready to sit down for Thanksgiving dinner this weekend. What is your favourite traditional side?

Duration:00:01:45

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Traffic on Port Mann Bridge has increased dramatically over 5 years: ministry, BC Legislature scandal creates a fiery question period, & more...

10/10/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 ✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day The Transportation Ministry reports that traffic on the Port Mann Bridge has increased to 150-thousand vehicles per day. In 2014 it was 94-thousand. What’s the solution? Chapter 2 Traffic on Port Mann Bridge has increased dramatically over 5 years: ministry If you're one of those commuters who use the Port Mann Bridge and think traffic is getting worse, you're right .In fact the number of vehicles...

Duration:00:57:42

Grizzly experts want research into emaciated bears photographed in Knight Inlet

10/10/2019
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Last week we told you about the concerns from environmental stewards regarding emaciated grizzly bears in the Knight Inlet. Photos of a sow and two cubs taken by Port McNeill wildlife photographer and tour guide Rolf Hicker raised alarms from residents, who said the bears were likely suffering due to an abysmal Pacific salmon return this year. CKNW contributor Claire Allen spoke with Ernest Alfred, a representative form Swanson Occupation, which is an organization that’s working to have...

Duration:00:10:11

Unemployment is low. The economy is growing. Why do Canadians feel they can’t get ahead?

10/10/2019
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Ahead of the Federal Election a new poll reveals that most Canadians have a problem or are confused about Canada’s economy. Guest: Darrell Bricker CEO of Ipsos Polling

Duration:00:06:00