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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 - 80% of Metro Vancouver bus routes are slower than 5 years ago: report, Transit pet peeves & more...

10/23/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: What’s your biggest pet peeve on public transit? Chapter 2 80% of Metro Vancouver bus routes are slower than 5 years ago: report If you commute by bus in Metro Vancouver and it feels like your trips are getting longer, you’re not wrong. TransLink released a new report showing that 80 per cent of the bus routes it operates have gotten slower than they were five years ago, “due in part to increased...

Duration:00:47:26

CKNW Leadership Series: Unexpected Leaders

10/23/2019
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Where do we find our leaders? What if we are looking in the wrong place? Maybe it's time we look in other places and leave room for the unexpected leaders. CKNW contributor Eric Chapman takes a look.

Duration:00:05:43

David Sidoo facing more charges in the college admissions scandal

10/23/2019
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More now on the college admissions scandal, and a new indictment against Vancouver man, David Sidoo. And these are some pretty serious charges. Global News reporter, Catherine Urquhart is here with the details... Guest: Catherine Urquhart Global News Reporter

Duration:00:06:35

Trudeau: ‘It is not in our plans to form any kind of formal or informal coalition’

10/23/2019
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We’ve been listening this past hour to Liberal leader, Justin Trudeau, speaking to reporters for the first time since the election.

Duration:00:09:09

Transit pet peeves

10/23/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: What’s your biggest pet peeve on public transit? Claire’s pet peeves Guest: Claire Allen CKNW Contributor

Duration:00:17:08

80% of Metro Vancouver bus routes are slower than 5 years ago: report

10/23/2019
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If you commute by bus in Metro Vancouver and it feels like your trips are getting longer, you’re not wrong. TransLink released a new report showing that 80 per cent of the bus routes it operates have gotten slower than they were five years ago, “due in part to increased roadway congestion and lack of sufficient bus priority.” That slowdown means longer transit times and waits, less reliable travel and increased overcrowding, says the report, noting it reduces the attractiveness of transit...

Duration:00:10:53

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

10/23/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: What’s your biggest pet peeve on public transit?

Duration:00:03:37

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - How can the federal parties work together to form a government? The Green Party gains three seats, but falls short of the breakthrough & more...

10/22/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Do you think a minority government is good for Canada? #elxn43 #cdnpoli Chapter 2 How can the federal parties work together to form a government? It’s the day after the federal election, and some of the leaders have emerged to speak to the media this morning. NDP leader Jagmeet Singh says he's not worried about questions of his leadership when the so-called NDP surge resulted in the party actually...

Duration:01:05:44

Journalist Anna Mehler Paperny details depression in the first person

10/22/2019
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Award-winning journalist Anna Mehler Paperny's stunning memoir chronicles with courageous honesty and uncommon eloquence her experience of depression and her quest to explore what we know and don't know about this disease that afflicts almost a fifth of the population--providing an invaluable guide to a system struggling to find solutions. Guest: Anna Mehler Paperny Award winning journalist Author of the new book, Hello I Want To Die Please Fix Me

Duration:00:12:54

The Green Party gains three seats, but falls short of the breakthrough

10/22/2019
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In an election campaign where the threat of climate change loomed large, Canada’s Green Party had its best result to date but failed to make a major breakthrough. The party regained both of its seats in B.C. — one held by Leader Elizabeth May, the other by Paul Manly. In Fredericton, N.B., Jenica Atwin defeated a Liberal incumbent to give the Green Party its third victory. Guest: Elizabeth May Federal Green Party Leader

Duration:00:12:25

Your feedback on the election campaign

10/22/2019
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Let’s bring you up to speed now with how the nation’s politics is looking this lunchtime. We woke up this morning with no one party having a majority of the seats in the next term in the House of Commons. And so today, we’ve been hearing from the leaders of the NDP and the Conservatives and gaining clues as to how this new kind of politics might work. Let’s start with Jagmeet Singh. He was first out of the blocks this morning at a press conference in Burnaby, right near the Metropolis at...

Duration:00:10:03

What history tells us about minority governments in Canada

10/22/2019
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Guest: Prof Richard Johnston UBC political scientist

Duration:00:11:22

How can the federal parties work together to form a government?

10/22/2019
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It’s the day after the federal election, and some of the leaders have emerged to speak to the media this morning. NDP leader Jagmeet Singh says he's not worried about questions of his leadership when the so-called NDP surge resulted in the party actually losing 15 seats in yesterday's election. Singh says he hasn't spoken to Justin Trudeau about how the minority Parliament will work, but says he is open to anything. Guest: Richard Zussman Global News Online Legislative Reporter

Duration:00:12:23

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

10/22/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Do you think a minority government is good for Canada? #elxn43 #cdnpoli

Duration:00:03:35

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Surrey council to consider ban on sleeping overnight in RVs, vans on city streets, Former captain details sexism, alleged abuse in Canadian military in new memoir & more...

10/21/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Surrey City Council votes tonight on whether to effectively ban people from sleeping in RVs and campers on city streets. Would you support this ban? #SurreyBC Chapter 2 Surrey council to consider ban on sleeping overnight in RVs, vans on city streets Surrey city council is set to consider a proposal tonight that would effectively make it illegal to sleep overnight in RVs and other large vehicles...

Duration:00:54:36

Travel Best Bets: the sites that closed because of tourist overcrowding

10/21/2019
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DEALS: 6 Night Las Vegas Cruise & Stay May 11 Air, 3 nights hotel in Las Vegas, 3 night cruise & transfers $599 + $400 tax (999) Honolulu Jan 9, 23 or 30 Air & 7 nights hotel (Sheraton Princess) $839 + $246 tax (1085) Riviera Maya, Mexico Nov 21 or 28 Air & 7 nights in a 4.5-star beachfront all-inclusive resort $825 + $460 tax (1285) Guest: Claire Newell President and Founder of Travel Best Bets

Duration:00:08:44