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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 - 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

B.C. ends ‘birth alert’ practice used to separate newborns from moms in child welfare cases

9/17/2019
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The B.C. government is ending a controversial practice that social services contact health officials when there are potential safety risks to infants, without the parents’ consent. The practice, known as “birth alerts,” has been long used in hospitals in a number of provinces, and was condemned by the country’s inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. The Ministry of Children and Family Development issued the alerts, which could result in the potential seizure of a...

Duration:00:12:48

New support programs for forest workers outlined by the government

9/17/2019
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The provincial government made an announcement this morning that the government will provide $69 million to fund a new series of measures to support British Columbia forest workers impacted by mill closures and shift reductions in several B.C. Interior communities. Global News reporter Richard Zussman joins us with more… Guest: Richard Zussman Global News Reporter

Duration:00:07:07

Debunking the claim that e-cigarettes are less harmful than cigarettes

9/17/2019
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With health concerns mounting over vaping, local doctors are warning people -- Don't be fooled --- that vaping may be better than cigarettes. As part of a Global News series we take a look at the similarities between the two and what experts fear is the new generation of nicotine addiction. Guest: Emily Lazatin Global News Reporter

Duration:00:07:32

New West school board to consider pushing free HPV vaccine for boys

9/17/2019
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The New Westminster school board is considering sending 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. Danielle Connelly is a New Westminster School Board Trustee, and she joins us to discuss why she put the motion forward. Guest: Danielle Connelly New Westminster School Board Trustee

Duration:00:07:43

What are the repercussions for Canada regarding the Ortis’ Charges?

9/17/2019
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Top Mountie Brenda Lucki says an RCMP employee charged with trying to disclose secret information was part of national security criminal investigations and was supporting the F-B-I before his arrest. The R-C-M-P commissioner says news of the arrest of 47-year-old Cameron Ortis (ORH'-tis) has sent ripples through the intelligence community. Lucki says investigators came across documents during the FBI probe that led the force to believe there could be a mole, or some kind of "internal...

Duration:00:08:08

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