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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

RCMP gives an update on criminal charges against Cameron Ortis

9/17/2019
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Just a few minutes ago, the RCMP Commissioned Brenda Lucki wrapped up a press conference about the criminal charges against Cameron Ortis, a top RCMP civilian official. Here are some of her comments… Michel Juneau- Katsuya is a former CSIS agent and Senior Manager. What does he think about what the RCMP announced today? Also, as a result of the chagres, RCMP Commisioner Brenda Lucki says no foreign allies have imposed restrictions on data-sharing with Canada after charges were filed against...

Duration:00:11:47

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

9/17/2019
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✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day A @newwestschools trustee has put forward a motion to send a letter to the B.C. Ministry of Health to make the HPV9 vaccine free of charge for boys and men aged nine to 26. Currently, the vaccine is only free for boys born in 2006 or later. Is it time to make the vaccine free to anyone who wants it?

Duration:00:01:24

Simi’s loser and winner of the day

9/16/2019
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NO LOSER TODAY!

Duration:00:02:46

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Balance between environment and economy will be key election issue in Metro Vancouver: survey, Purdue Pharma, the maker of opioid painkiller OxyContin, files for bankruptcy

9/16/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 ✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day The @local_bc survey found 49% of residents cite the environment as their top issue in the upcoming election. However, 45% of businesses said the economy is their top issue. What’s more important to you in this election? Chapter 2 Balance between environment and economy will be key election issue in Metro Vancouver: survey According to the latest VoteLocal survey of residents and businesses in Metro...

Duration:01:01:52

Travel Best Bets: VACATION ITEMS YOU’LL REGRET PACKING

9/16/2019
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DEALS: Puerto Vallarta, MX Nov 22 - Dec 11 Air & 7 nights in a beachfront all-inclusive resort $799 + $449 tax (1248) Phuket, Thailand Nov 1/19 - Oct 22/20 Air, 12 nights hotel, breakfast daily, city tour & transfers $1299 + $530 tax (1829) Greek Isles, Italy & Monaco Nov 20 Air, 11 night cruise, 1 night hotel & transfers $1899 + $898 tax (2797) Guest: Claire Newell President and Founder of Travel Best Bets

Duration:00:09:02

The return of the Far Side

9/16/2019
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If you read the newspaper funny pages from 1980-1995 will likely remember the witty, single-panel comic The Far Side by Gary Larson. Well, good news. According to the official Far Side website, more Far Side comics are on the way. In 1995, the strips ended when Larson, who was 45 years old, announced his retirement. Guest: Tim Stevens Editor-in-Chief of Comic Verse

Duration:00:07:00

Where We Live: Punjabi Market

9/16/2019
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The second largest Indo-Canadian population in Canada is right here in Vancouver. Yet, we don't necessarily see it reflected culturally in the city. There's Chinatown, there's Little Italy, but Amir Ali bets that you have not heard of Punjabi Market.

Duration:00:05:57

Bad news for people hoping for ice rinks in Cloverdale

9/16/2019
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Bad news if you were hoping two proposed ice rinks for the Cloverdale fairgrounds would be built any time soon. Last year Surrey council put the project on hold. The mayor said the arenas would come back to council for consideration this year during budget discussions. Now it appears according to one councillor they definitely will not be built. Guest: Janet Brown Global News Senior Reporter

Duration:00:10:44

How One True Crime Writer Started Solving Murders

9/16/2019
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Journalist Billy Jensen spent 15 years investigating unsolved murders, fighting for the families of victims. Every story he wrote had one thing in common - it didn't have an ending. The killer was still out there. But after the sudden death of a friend, crime writer Michelle McNamara, Billy became fed up. Following a dark night, he came up with a plan. A plan to investigate past the point when the cops have given up. A plan to solve the murders himself. Guest: Billy Jensen Author of Chase...

Duration:00:11:32

Port Coquitlam mayor hires someone to pick up the city’s mess

9/16/2019
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He says it's all about getting the 'little things' right. Port Coquitlam's mayor says city cleanliness is important so they've hired someone full time to pick up litter five days a week. It's a new program that mayor Brad West says will make a big difference and it's not costing taxpayers a dime, using money from the existing city budget. One person's been hired to pick up trash in the city all the while watching for problems such as uneven sidewalks and broken streetlights. Guest: Brad...

Duration:00:06:10

Purdue Pharma, the maker of opioid painkiller OxyContin, files for bankruptcy

9/16/2019
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Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, New York, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids. The filing was anticipated before and after the tentative deal, which could be worth up to US$12 billion over time, was struck. What does this bankruptcy filing mean for the pending lawsuits against the pharmaceutical company, and...

Duration:00:10:15

Balance between environment and economy will be key election issue in Metro Vancouver: survey

9/16/2019
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According to the latest VoteLocal survey of residents and businesses in Metro Vancouver, the environment is top of mind for voters in the upcoming federal election, with the dual crises of affordability and climate change – and how parties plan to strike a balance between the two issues – shaping up to be a key ballot box question. When asked to list the top issues that will influence their vote, 49% of residents in the Mustel Group poll conducted in late August cited the environment. The...

Duration:00:09:20

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

9/16/2019
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✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day The @local_bc survey found 49% of residents cite the environment as their top issue in the upcoming election. However, 45% of businesses said the economy is their top issue. What’s more important to you in this election?

Duration:00:02:12

Simi’s loser and winner of the day

9/13/2019
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LoserNO LOSER WinnerHigh school students Kristopher Graham, Antwan Garrett and Michael Todd from Memphis, Tennessee

Duration:00:02:39

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Should Canada also ban flavoured vaping products? Terry Fox’s legacy lives on with the 39th annual Marathon of Hope

9/13/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 ✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: In the US, serious lung illnesses have affected hundreds who used vaping products, and at least six deaths are reported. Their President, Donald Trump, intends to ban flavoured e-cigarettes. Should Canada follow suit? Chapter 2 Should Canada also ban flavoured vaping products? The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the U.S. who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health...

Duration:01:03:17

The loose moose that stormed into a Fort St John school board office

9/13/2019
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Staff at the School District office in Fort St. John had to call 9-1-1 Wednesday afternoon, when a moose came crashing through a glass door. Superintendent Stephen Petrucci says after shaking itself off in the foyer, the moose wandered into several offices and a boardroom. Petrucci says he was busy alerting staff to keep safe, when he saw the moose peering around a corner at him. Guest: Superintendent Stephen Petrucci Fort St John school district

Duration:00:05:44

Where We Live: The Havana Club

9/13/2019
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Commercial drive, home to great food, great culture, live music and some great venues. Eric Chapman takes us behind the Havana Restaurant to the Theatre, a regular spot for top comics and improve

Duration:00:05:29

How the tragic story of Robert Dziekanski inspired one man to write an opera

9/13/2019
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Almost 12 years ago we first heard the name Robert Dizekanski. He was the Polish man coming to live in Canada, who ended up dying at Vancouver International Airport after being pinned, handcuffed and tasered multiple times by RCMP. Once people saw the video it really opened their eyes. Here was a man, clearly confused and agitated. He was lost at the airport and didn’t speak the language. He needed help, and it ended tragically. Guest: J. Andrew Wainwright Wrote the libretto for the...

Duration:00:10:40

Senior RCMP intelligence director arrested, facing multiple charges

9/13/2019
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The RCMP has charged one of its own with several offences under Canada's official-secrets law. The national police force says Cameron Ortis was charged under three sections of the Security of Information Act, and with two Criminal Code offences. It says the charges stem from activities alleged to have occurred during his tenure as an RCMP employee, and it was not immediately clear whether he was still employed by the force. As the investigation is ongoing, the RCMP declined to make...

Duration:00:05:27

It’s Friday the 13th

9/13/2019
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Uh oh. Today is Friday the 13th. But why are some frightened of a simple day? Niki Reitmayer takes a look at the history of para skevi deka triaphobia.

Duration:00:04:51