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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

Secret Spots in Vancouver

9/23/2019
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Places in Vancouver That You Must Not Miss Guest:Dave Doroghy, Author, 111 Places in Vancouver That You Must Not Miss Guest: Graeme Menzies, Author, 111 Places in Vancouver That You Must Not Miss

Duration:00:12:07

Travel Best Bets

9/23/2019
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It could also have an impact on Montreal-based tour operator Transat. The firm that operates Air Transat was in the second year of a seven-year deal to exchange aircraft with the British airline on a seasonal basis, an agreement that ended when Thomas Cook went under last night. Guest: Claire Newell, President and Founder of Travel Best Bets This week’s deals: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Dec 1 Air & 7 nights in a 4-star beachfront all-inclusive resort $799 + $516 tax (1315) Bali,...

Duration:00:07:53

Conservatives Want To Make It Cheaper to Buy a Home

9/23/2019
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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer has laid out his party's plan to make it cheaper for Canadians to buy a home. Scheer says he'd return to allowing people to take out 30 year mortgages to help lower monthly payments, and ease what's known as the stress test on mortgages, and remove the test altogether from mortgage renewals. Guest: Mike Le Couteur, Global News Reporter travelling with Conservative Leader, Andrew Scheer

Duration:00:05:05

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

9/23/2019
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✅ @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Which of these campaign promises resonates most with you? Cheaper phone plans You can vote on Twitter at @CKNW. You can also call the CKNW Buzz Line at (604) 331-BUZZ (2899) and leave your vote there!

Duration:00:01:54

Promises, Promises!

9/23/2019
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Promises, promises! The federal leaders have been busy making policy promises heading into the second week of the federal election campaign. Guest: Darrell Bricker, CEO, Ipsos

Duration:00:10:57

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