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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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Episodes

The Best Of The Simi Sara Show - International outcry over Trudeau’s blackface photos, Liberal promise to ban military-style assault rifles as part of gun control plan

9/20/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 ✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Invasive Asian giant hornets have been found in B.C. If a person is stung multiple times there is a risk of a toxic or allergic reaction. Which of these are you most afraid of running into? 🐝🕷️🐍😱 Chapter 2 International outcry over Trudeau’s blackface photos Justin Trudeau's past photos dressed in brown- and blackface makeup continues to dominate on the campaign trail. Meanwhile, new policy...

Duration:00:57:07

Liberal promise to ban military-style assault rifles as part of gun control plan

9/20/2019
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Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is promising to ban all military-style assault rifles as part of a broader gun-control plan that would also take steps towards giving cities more powers to restrict and ban handguns. He's dismissing concerns that some of what the Liberals are proposing could criminalize law-abiding gun owners. The announcement took place in the city's Greektown neighbourhood, where a gunman killed two people and wounded 13 others last year. Guest: Daniel Fritter Publisher of...

Duration:00:09:04

Liberals aim to get election campaign back on track after brownface controversy

9/20/2019
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Justin Trudeau is in Toronto, hoping to take back control of his re-election campaign after spending yesterday apologizing for donning blackface when he was younger. Today, the Liberal leader said he will speak personally with one of his opponents, NDP leader, Jagmeet Singh, about the blackface images that came to light this week. Singh says he's willing to hear Trudeau out. The world's press wasted no time pouncing on three separate instances in the 1990s and 2000s where Trudeau...

Duration:00:06:28

RiverFest returns to New Westminster for its 17th year

9/20/2019
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It’s a big couple of days in the City of New Westminster, where RiverFest is back for its 17th year! Our Simi Sara Show contributor, Claire Allen, is there. Guest: Claire Allen Simi Sara Show contributor

Duration:00:05:47

As voters ponder immigration, we delve into the facts

9/20/2019
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Guest: Will Tao Immigration and refugee lawyer

Duration:00:10:59

Why Seattle is treating drug use as a public health issue rather than a criminal problem

9/20/2019
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Guest: Dan Satterberg King County Prosecutor

Duration:00:10:34

How did the Asian giant hornets come to Nanaimo?

9/20/2019
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The Ministry of Agriculture says it will preserve the bodies invasive hornets found in a nest in Nanaimo, to try and determine where they came from. The underground nest of invasive Asian giant hornets was discovered and destroyed Wednesday night after the first three insects were found in the area last month. The giant hornets can be up to five centimetres long with a wingspan of seven centimetres and while stings are rare, the government statement says if a person is stung multiple times...

Duration:00:05:44

International outcry over Trudeau’s blackface photos

9/20/2019
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Justin Trudeau's past photos dressed in brown- and blackface makeup continues to dominate on the campaign trail. Meanwhile, new policy announcements are coming… Justin Trudeau is promising to ban all military-style assault rifles as part of a broader gun-control plan that will also take steps towards restricting and banning handguns. The Liberals also pledge to work with provinces and territories to empower municipalities to further restrict or ban handguns.

Duration:00:08:15

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

9/20/2019
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✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Invasive Asian giant hornets have been found in B.C. If a person is stung multiple times there is a risk of a toxic or allergic reaction. Which of these are you most afraid of running into? 🐝🕷️🐍😱

Duration:00:01:31

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Auditor General finds examples of ignored policies, expenses made without clear documentation, at BC Legislature, Video emerges of third Trudeau brownface incident

9/19/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 ✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Have events since Wednesday evening changed how you intend to vote in the upcoming federal election? #cdnpoli #elxn43 Chapter 2 Auditor General finds examples of ignored policies, expenses made without clear documentation, at BC Legislature The Auditor General's report on the expense scandal involving the BC Legislature clerk and sergeant-at-arms is out, and Carole Bellringer has found multiple...

Duration:00:51:16

Where We Live: South Vancouver Neighbourhood House

9/19/2019
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Have you ever visited a neighbourhood house? Today, as part of our Where We Live series, we’re speaking with Zahra Esmail, executive director of Marpole and South Vancouver Neighbourhood Houses. What is a neighbourhood house? How do they differ from community centres? Guest: Zahra Esmail Executive director of Marpole and South Vancouver Neighbourhood Houses

Duration:00:10:28

Auditor General releases report on spending scandal at the BC Legislature

9/19/2019
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BC's Auditor General has found weaknesses and gaps in how Legislature spending is dealt with. This comes after an audit was launched following Speaker Darryl Plecas' investigation. No specific travel policy. Travel expenses made with no supported purpose of travel. Purchases made without proper approvals. All issues Auditor General Carol Bellringer has found with expenses at the B.C. legislature. However, Vancouver Sun columnist Vaughn Palmer found a discrepancy in the reporting on the...

Duration:00:13:56

Global News exclusive: video emerges of third Trudeau brownface incident

9/19/2019
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Guest: Amanda Connolly Global News Reporter Guest: Abigail Bimman Global National Ottawa correspondent

Duration:00:15:49

Auditor General finds examples of ignored policies, expenses made without clear documentation, at BC Legislature

9/19/2019
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The Auditor General's report on the expense scandal involving the BC Legislature clerk and sergeant-at-arms is out, and Carole Bellringer has found multiple examples of weak rules that govern legislature spending. Her report also found that travel expenses by speaker have increased three-fold, from $20,000 to $60,000, since Darryl Plecas took office. Guest: Keith Baldrey Global’s BC Legislative Bureau Chief

Duration:00:10:17

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

9/19/2019
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✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Have events since Wednesday evening changed how you intend to vote in the upcoming federal election? #cdnpoli #elxn43

Duration:00:01:32

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Decision Canada: The winners and losers of the first week of the election campaign, Whitney Houston returns to the stage as a hologram...

9/18/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 ✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: The Whitney Houston hologram tour will begin in January 2020. Would you pay to see a hologram of a famous musician or a band? Chapter 2 Decision Canada: The winners and losers of the first week of the election campaign Affordability is the focus as week two of the federal election campaign kicked off this morning. NDP leader, Jagmeet Singh, is promising to extend full public dental coverage to...

Duration:00:57:36

Auditor General to release report into expenses scandal at BC Legislature tomorrow

9/18/2019
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BC’s Auditor General, Carol Bellringer will release her latest report on the spending scandal at the BC Legislature tomorrow. It will be released at 10:30am, and of course we’ll have all the details for you on tomorrow’s Simi Sara Show. To look ahead to what we can expect, and how we got here, I’m joined by Richard Zussman, online reporter for Global News at the BC Legislature. Guest: Richard Zussman Global BC Legislature Online Reporter

Duration:00:07:33

Where We Live: Billy Bishop Legion

9/18/2019
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When is the last time you visited your neighbourhood legion? CKNW Contributor Claire Allen takes us on a tour of a legion that is hidden amongst the homes in the beachside community of Kitsilano.

Duration:00:05:03

Andrew Berry trial hears closing arguments

9/18/2019
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It’s the second day of closing arguments from the defence in the trial of Andrew Berry and today the court heard attempts to discredit some of the witnesses. Our Erin Ubels was in court and has more for us. Guest: Erin Ubels Global News Reporter

Duration:00:04:59