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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

The most mysterious song on the internet

11/19/2019
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For those who are asking yourself what's so mysterious about this song: Well, this song was recorded from a German radio station called NDR 1, between 1982 - 1984… but that’s all we know about it. No one is able to identify who the title of the song, the nationality, the year of release, the name of the band... Guest: Claire Allen CKNW Contributor

Duration:00:07:42

Internet outage in Iran means Vancouverites are struggling to contact family there

11/19/2019
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In Iran, the government shut down internet access across the nation of 80 million people to staunch demonstrations that took place in a reported 100 cities and towns. Last Friday, the Iranian government announced it would ration fuel - causing prices to soar by 50 per cent. This sparked widespread protests. But the decision to shut down internet access has left friends and relatives of those in Iran concerned. And that includes family members here in Vancouver. Guest: Lia Fallah Lives...

Duration:00:10:48

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Proposed law would ban B.C. government from taking profits made by ICBC, Vancouver Sun reports / Vancouver Island parents want son’s death to be labeled a ‘poisoning’ and not an ‘overdose’ & More......

11/19/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: It’s five weeks to Christmas! Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Chapter 2 Proposed law would ban B.C. government from taking profits made by ICBC, Vancouver Sun reports The front page of the Vancouver Sun today leads with a story about ICBC. The Attorney General, David Eby, is preparing legislation which would ban the governments from taking any surplus the corporation might make, and...

Duration:01:06:45

Vancouver Island parents want son’s death to be labeled a ‘poisoning’ and not an ‘overdose’

11/19/2019
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John Hedican lost his son to fentanyl in 2017. Now, he is asking for the B.C. Coroner’s Service to change the way the label deaths such as his son’s. Listen to this report from CKNW’s Claire Allen.

Duration:00:11:45

Another business in the South Granville neighbourhood plans to close its doors

11/19/2019
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Vancouver's South Granville neighbourhood is going through some changes. Last month, the Ouisi Bistro closed its doors after a quarter of a century in business, where owners blamed a rent increase. Across the street, the West Restaurant and Bar is preparing to shut up shop on New Year's Eve. And now, another local business is preparing to leave the neighbourhood: Memphis Blues. George Siu is the co-owner. He joins me now in studio. Guest: George Siu Co-owner of Memphis Blues

Duration:00:10:16

Some homeless people in Surrey are fearing they’ll be evicted from their campsite

11/19/2019
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Could a showdown be shaping up between the City of Surrey and homeless people? A group of homeless people are afraid if they don't go into newly-found shelter space, they could be evicted from their campsite. Homeless people living in a wooded area off the King George Boulevard in North Surrey known as the "Sanctuary" say they won't let the city use the opening of a new shelter as an excuse to shut down their homeless camp. Spokesperson Dave Diewert says there are fears the encampment...

Duration:00:08:18

Impeachment inquiry is a “disgrace”, U.S. President says

11/19/2019
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US President, Donald Trump, tuned into his impeachment hearing this morning and later called the proceedings a “disgrace” and a kangaroo court. Members of the House impeachment panel are hearing from National Security Council aide Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman and Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice-President Mike Pence. Vindman testified Trump inappropriately pressured Ukraine's president to open an investigation of former Vice-President Joe Biden and his son's dealings in Ukraine...

Duration:00:06:43

Proposed law would ban B.C. government from taking profits made by ICBC, Vancouver Sun reports

11/19/2019
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The front page of the Vancouver Sun today leads with a story about ICBC. The Attorney General, David Eby, is preparing legislation which would ban the governments from taking any surplus the corporation might make, and putting it back into the province's pocket - assuming, of course, that ICBC gets back to making profit. So where would the money go instead? And why is this legislation being introduced now? Rob Shaw is the Legislative Correspondent for the Vancouver Sun. He joins me...

Duration:00:08:46

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

11/19/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: It’s five weeks to Christmas! Have you started your holiday shopping yet?

Duration:00:03:43

The Best of The Simi Sara Show

11/18/2019
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Chapter 1 32 arrested in India after allegedly posing as Canadian officials in call centre fraud Guest: Amanda Connolly, Global News Political Reporter in Ottawa Chapter 2 Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus burns as protesters, police clash Guest: Gloria Fung, President of the non-profit group, Canada-Hong Kong Link Chapter 3 Prince Andrew slammed for response to Epstein connections in BBC interview Guest: Patricia Treble, Royal watcher at Maclean's for almost 20 years Chapter...

Duration:00:47:38

Travel Best Bets: what to do when a protest affects your travel

11/18/2019
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Travel Best Bets: what to do when a protest affects your travel Guest: Claire Newell, President and Founder of Travel Best Bets

Duration:00:07:47

Canada’s first telephone resource for B.C. youth mental health celebrates a milestone

11/18/2019
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Canada’s first telephone resource for B.C. youth mental health celebrates a milestone Guest: Dr Jennifer Russel, Compass’s clinical director, BC Children’s Hospital

Duration:00:07:17

Rate of cancers related to obesity rising among young Canadians

11/18/2019
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Rate of cancers related to obesity rising among young Canadians Guest: Dr. Christine Friedenreich, Cancer epidemiologist with the Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research of Alberta Health Service

Duration:00:08:31

Prince Andrew slammed for response to Epstein connections in BBC interview

11/18/2019
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Prince Andrew slammed for response to Epstein connections in BBC interview Guest: Patricia Treble, Royal watcher at Maclean's for almost 20 years

Duration:00:13:55

Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus burns as protesters, police clash

11/18/2019
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Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus burns as protesters, police clash Guest: Gloria Fung, President of the non-profit group, Canada-Hong Kong Link

Duration:00:07:42

32 arrested in India after allegedly posing as Canadian officials in call centre fraud

11/18/2019
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32 arrested in India after allegedly posing as Canadian officials in call centre fraud Guest: Amanda Connolly, Global News Political Reporter in Ottawa

Duration:00:04:25

The Best of The Simi Sara Show

11/15/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 This week, the Australian airline Qantas has completed the world's longest passenger flight by a commercial airline, from London, England, to Sydney in Australia. That's 17,800 kilometres. The flight lasted for 19 hours and 19 minutes. Robert Penfold is a reporter for Australia's Nine News. He was on the flight. It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Qantas has completed the world’s longest passenger flight by a commercial airline, from...

Duration:00:42:34

Electric vehicle purchases surge in British Columbia

11/15/2019
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Guest: Al Cormier Founder of Electric Mobility Canada, a national industry association promoting the electrification of transport in Canada

Duration:00:09:02