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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 - The issues you want covered as the election campaign draws to a close, Life in a cult: Sarah Edmondson unveils her experience with NXIVM

10/18/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Do you think any party will win a majority of seats in Monday’s election? #elxn43 #cdnpoli Chapter 2 The issues you want covered as the election campaign draws to a close The English language debate earlier in this campaign focused on five key election issues: affordability; the environment; Indigenous issues; foreign policy; and immigration. All topics we’ve heard a lot about during this...

Duration:00:48:50

Life in a cult: Sarah Edmondson unveils her experience with NXIVM

10/18/2019
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Scarred follows actress Sarah Edmondson's account of her recruitment into the NXIVM cult, founded by Keith Raniere. It narrates in detail the 12 years she spent within the organization, during which she enrolled over 2,000 members, chronicling her breaking point and her harrowing fight to get out, help others, and heal. Guest: Sarah Edmondon Former member of NXIVM for 12 years Author of the new book, ‘SCARRED: The True Story of How I Escaped NXIVM, the Cult That Bound My Life’

Duration:00:17:26

Get set for another climate emergency protest in Downtown Vancouver today

10/18/2019
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A week after environmental group Extinction Rebellion Vancouver shut down the Burrard Bridge for several hours, the climate activists are planning on holding another traffic disruption today. The group says it will hold a “snake march” through the downtown core to highlight the urgent need for action on climate change. Guest: Joseph Wolfe Extinction Rebellion Vancouver volunteer spokesperson

Duration:00:09:03

Hearings at BC's public inquiry into money laundering will officially kick off today

10/18/2019
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B.C.’s money laundering Inquiry will hear from a former RCMP illegal gambling unit leader who has alleged the force’s senior leaders and the provincial government knew some of the province’s casinos were over-run by organized crime but turned a blind eye rather than disrupt the flow of dirty cash. In preliminary hearings Friday in Vancouver for the Cullen Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering, Fred Pinnock, former head of B.C.’s Integrated Illegal Gambling Enforcement Team (IIGET),...

Duration:00:13:22

The issues you want covered as the election campaign draws to a close

10/18/2019
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The English language debate earlier in this campaign focused on five key election issues: affordability; the environment; Indigenous issues; foreign policy; and immigration. All topics we’ve heard a lot about during this campaign. But what other things are top of mind, as so many of us prepare to vote on Monday? Our Global National reporter, Mike Armstrong, has been looking into this and he joins me now. Guest: Mike Armstrong Global National Reporter

Duration:00:11:17

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

10/18/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Do you think any party will win a majority of seats in Monday’s election? #elxn43 #cdnpoli

Duration:00:02:14

The Best of The Simi Sara Show

10/17/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Vancouver city councillor Pete Fry is working to ban the sale of fireworks, unless they're being used for large public events. Do you support this? Chapter 2 63% of cannabis users in Canada concerned about safety of vaping: Ipsos It's a year since cannabis was legalized in Canada - it happened a year ago today, in fact. And today, marks the legalization of edible products. Though as we've been...

Duration:01:03:28

CKNW Leadership Series: How can brands work to establish trust and loyalty?

10/17/2019
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With so many companies breaching the public’s trust, through issues like data breaches etc, how can companies work to ensure consumer trust? Dr. Saul Klein is the Dean and Professor at the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria, and he was recently the keynote speaker at the Conscious Leadership and Ethics Summit 2019 in South Africa. During his speech, Dr. Klein articulated the growing need of putting forward a more responsible approach to leadership. Guest:...

Duration:00:12:37

There’s a new twist in the CRA scam that local police want you to know about

10/17/2019
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Vancouver Police are reporting a new twist on an old scam. They say fraudsters conjure up the VPD non-emergency number call in, claiming to be police or Canada Revenue Agents, and demand bitcoin or gift cards to pay false debts. Police say that non-emergency line is for people to call in to them; police will never call YOU from that number, and never ask for payment. If you get such a call, hang up, and spread the word to friends and family. Guest: Sergeant Aaron Roed Vancouver Police...

Duration:00:07:52

Dozens of break-ins in Surrey happening while people are in their homes: RCMP

10/17/2019
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Here's a new low for thieves in Surrey - breaking into homes while people are inside. RCMP say there were 24 incidents in September, mainly in the Guildford, Whalley and Newton neighbourhoods. Police say thieves grab garage door openers from vehicles parked in driveways, get into the garage and then into the house through an unlocked door or by finding a key. Guest: Janet Brown Global News Senior Reporter

Duration:00:07:39

Science With Simi: how your family history can shape understanding of your cancer risk

10/17/2019
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What can your family history tell you about your risk of getting cancer? My next guest knows a thing or two about this: her family have been involved in the longest and most-detailed cancer genealogy ever studied in the world. And she’s the author of a new book on this topic, Daughter of Family G. Her name is Ami McKay and she joins me in studio now... Guest: Ami McKay Author, Daughter of Family G

Duration:00:12:07

Vancouver councillor working to ban the sale of fireworks

10/17/2019
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With Halloween around the corner, a Vancouver city councillor is working to ban the sale of fireworks. Pete Fry says his motion calls for an end to consumer fireworks unless they're being used for large public events. He says Fire Rescue Services has reported an average $380,000 worth of damage every year. Currently in Vancouver you can buy fireworks on certain days of the year, if you have a permit. The motion asks staff to report back next year, with the ban being in place by...

Duration:00:10:33

“When you partake in illicit drugs, you invite violence into our community”: Surrey’s outgoing top cop

10/17/2019
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Surrey RCMP's outgoing Officer-in-Charge says it's his most pressing concern: "gang violence" and he warns the public needs to stay 'vigilant.' Dwayne McDonald making the comments yesterday at a news conference announcing his promotion to the BC RCMP at their Surrey headquarters as 'criminal operations officer.' He'll stay on at the Surrey RCMP until his replacement is found. Global's Janet Brown asked him for his departing thoughts on gangland shootings in Surrey, the most recent in...

Duration:00:05:33

63% of cannabis users in Canada concerned about safety of vaping: Ipsos

10/17/2019
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It's a year since cannabis was legalized in Canada - it happened a year ago today, in fact. And today, marks the legalization of edible products. Though as we've been hearing on the station today, products won't actually be available to consumers until mid-December at the earliest. All of this is happening among the backdrop about concerns surrounding vaping. And we learned yesterday that BC has its first suspected case of a vaping related illness. So could recent conversations about...

Duration:00:11:49

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

10/17/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Vancouver city councillor Pete Fry is working to ban the sale of fireworks, unless they're being used for large public events. Do you support this?

Duration:00:03:13

Simi’s loser and winner of the day

10/16/2019
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Johnell Johnson Canadian Men’s Soccer Team makes history

Duration:00:04:37

Is Canadian hockey really generational?

10/16/2019
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For generations, Canadian boys and girls from BC to Newfoundland and Labrador have grown up with dreams of wearing their home providence’s NHL jersey or scoring goals on Hockey Night in Canada for the whole nation to see, just like Richard, Messier, and Gretzky before them. Or so we've all thought… According to a new survey of 1,000 Canadian hockey parents co-commissioned by Scotiabank Hockey Club and FlipGive, Canadian hockey might not be as generational as it seems. Surprisingly, 63% of...

Duration:00:07:38

One American’s Epic Quest to Uncover His Incredible Canadian Roots Do you ever wonder what the rest of the world thinks of us here in Canada? Ever wonder how all our little idiosyncrasies come across to people who don’t live here? Well my next guest can h

10/16/2019
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Do you ever wonder what the rest of the world thinks of us here in Canada? Ever wonder how all our little idiosyncrasies come across to people who don’t live here? Well my next guest can help us out with that. In fact, he’s just written a new book about his mission to learn more about his Canadian heritage. It’s called Parking The Moose: One American’s Epic Quest to Uncover His Incredible Canadian Roots. His name is Dave Hill, and you might also recognize him from his work on NPR’s This...

Duration:00:13:27