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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 - 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

Canadian diagnosed with severe respiratory illness related to vaping

9/18/2019
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That was Dr. Christopher Mackie, Medical Health Officer of the Middlesex-London Health Unit. In what is likely a Canadian first, health authorities in London, Ontario say a youth has been diagnosed with a severe respiratory illness related to vaping. Guest: Andrew Graham Global News Reporter in London, Ontario

Duration:00:04:27

Locations of the six new Broadway SkyTrain subway stops have been finalized

9/18/2019
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The locations have now been confirmed for the six stations along the upcoming Broadway Subway line. The extension of the Millennium Line begins at VCC-Clark to the east, and ends at Arbutus to the west. The new stops include locations near Emily Carr University, Main Street, Oak Street, and Granville Street. The line will also connect to the existing Broadway-City Hall station, and the final stop will be at a new bus loop on Arbutus, where the B-Line will connect to UBC. Guest: Kenneth...

Duration:00:06:57

Whitney Houston returns to the stage as a hologram

9/18/2019
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Months after teasing an ambitious hologram tour, Base Hologram, alongside the Whitney Houston estate, has made its vision become a reality. The L.A.-based hologram company, with the approval of the singer’s family, will be taking a digital version of the late Whitney Houston across the U.K. and Europe early next year for a 26-date trek — the An Evening With Whitney tour. It will reportedly feature performances of tracks like “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” and “The...

Duration:00:12:40

Will other cities have to pay more for RCMP services when Surrey transitions to a municipal police force?

9/18/2019
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As we know, the province has given the green light to the City of Surrey to go ahead with its ambition to move towards a municipal police force. Now, other mayors in BC are raising concerns that they're going to have to pick up the tab for any funding shortfalls for the RCMP once that transition takes place. Municipalities that use RCMP services contribute towards things like administration, and units like the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team. But when Surrey stops paying those fees,...

Duration:00:05:51

Decision Canada: The winners and losers of the first week of the election campaign

9/18/2019
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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 people who earn less than $70,000 a year. Justin Trudeau says a second-term Liberal government would increase old age security by an extra 10 per cent once seniors reach age 75, which would mean another 729-dollars per year for seniors. And Conservative leader, Andrew Scheer, says his party would save $1.5 billion...

Duration:00:09:58

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

9/18/2019
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✅ @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?

Duration:00:01:35

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - RCMP gives an update on criminal charges against Cameron Ortis, B.C. ends ‘birth alert’ practice used to separate newborns from moms in child welfare cases...

9/17/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 ✅ @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? Chapter 2 RCMP gives an update on criminal charges against Cameron Ortis Just a few minutes ago, the...

Duration:01:03:50

Failure To Launch

9/17/2019
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Are Canadian students prepared for the real world? That’s a question Global News online journalist Meghan Collie discussed with our Niki Reitmayer: In this series, Meghan also asked students what do they wish they would have learnt in school to prepare them for the real world? But wait a minute - can we blame schools for not preparing kids for all aspects of the real world, or do parents need to take more responsibility?

Duration:00:08:38