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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

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

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