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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.

Location:

Vancouver, BC

Networks:

Curiouscast

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@simisara980

Language:

English

Contact:

Suite 2000 - 700 West Georgia St. Vancouver, BC Canada V7Y 1K9 (604) 280-9898


Episodes

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Debating the Sugar Tax // 2030 Vancouver Olympics bid: should we do it again?// &more...

2/21/2020
CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day: What is your current concern level about the coronavirus? CHAPTER 2 Should Vancouver bid for the 2030 Olympics? With John Furlong suggesting Vancouver should bid on the 2030 Olympics, we have brought together a panel of former politicians to discuss Guest: George Affleck Former Vancouver city councillor Guest: Stuart Parker Former B.C. Green Party leader CHAPTER 3 Debating the Sugar...

Duration:01:03:45

Wilder vs. Fury Heavyweight championship fight

2/21/2020
Big fight preview: Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury for heavyweight championship. Biggest heavyweight fight in 50 years?! Guest: Keith Idec Senior writer and columnist, BoxingScene.com

Duration:00:03:59

2030 Vancouver Olympics bid: should we do it again?

2/21/2020
Guest: Pete Fry Vancouver city councilor Guest: Jack Crompton Whistler Mayor

Duration:00:11:24

Indigenous leaders speaking up more loudly in support of Coastal GasLink pipeline

2/21/2020
Stewart Muir Executive director, Resource Works

Duration:00:15:55

Debating the Sugar Tax

2/21/2020
The BC Government will be putting the 7% PST on to carbonated drinks as of July 1, 2020. Does this make sense? Dr. Tom Warshawski, pediatrician Chair of Childhood Obesity Foundation Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation

Duration:00:16:32

Should Vancouver bid for the 2030 Olympics?

2/21/2020
With John Furlong suggesting Vancouver should bid on the 2030 Olympics, we have brought together a panel of former politicians to discuss Guest: George Affleck Former Vancouver city councillor Guest: Stuart Parker Former B.C. Green Party leader

Duration:00:16:53

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

2/21/2020
It’s @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day: What is your current concern level about the coronavirus?

Duration:00:02:29

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Would Whistler back a bid for the Olympic Games in 2030? // B.C. Mom disappointed with Ministry’s use of ‘R’ word // & More...

2/20/2020
CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @JodyVance’s 🔥 question of the day: Would you like to see a Vancouver/Whistler bid on the 2030 Olympic Games? CHAPTER 2 Would Whistler back a bid for the Olympic Games in 2030? Lots of buzz about John Furlong’s 10th anniversary of the 2010 keynote at the Vancouver Board of Trade pondering the idea of an Olympic Return in 2030. Guest: Jack Crompton Mayor of Whistler CHAPTER 3 John Furlong says Vancouver should bid for 2030 Games,...

Duration:01:20:16

BC Schools Trustee Association President Responds to Teri Mooring

2/20/2020
Earlier in the show, we spoke with BCTF President Teri Mooring about ongoing negotiations between the Teachers Federation and the government. Joining us on the line now is Stephanie Higginson, President of the BC Schools Trustee Association Guest: Stephanie Higginson President of the BC Schools Trustee Association

Duration:00:08:55

COVID-19: 2 former Diamond Princess cruise passengers died from virus, Japan says

2/20/2020
Two elderly passengers taken off the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess because they were infected with the new virus have died, Japan’s Health Ministry said Thursday, becoming the first fatalities from the virus-stricken vessel. Guest: Dr. Peter Hotez Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and co-director of the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development.

Duration:00:12:15

City planner says he couldn’t plan for what school his kid went to

2/20/2020
Are you a parent like me? You planned for where you would like to raise your kid and even what public school he or she might attend. It is certainly a luxury to be able to plan this way, when you think globally…...but here in Vancouver it’s pretty do-able…..or at least it used to be Guest: Brent Toderian City Planner, Urbanist at Toderian UrbanWorks

Duration:00:11:52

Premiers schedule to have a call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this afternoon

2/20/2020
Premier John Horgan will join the other Canadian premiers on a conference call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau around 3pm this afternoon. Guest: Richard Zussman Global BC Online Journalist based at the legislature

Duration:00:03:35

Where are we at with BCTF Negotiations?

2/20/2020
ON Tuesday, when the NDP tabled their 2020 budget -- they did mention education --- it made many of us pause to listen. Finance Minister Carol James said that the government would help solve the teacher’s shortage in BC Guest: Teri Mooring BCTF President

Duration:00:13:29

Did you watch the Nevada Democratic Debate last night?

2/20/2020
It was the type of debate that you could not look away from. Let’s break it down. Guest: Reggie Cecchini Global News Washington Correspondent

Duration:00:04:48

B.C. Mom disappointed with Ministry’s use of ‘R’ word

2/20/2020
A B.C. mom says she’s disappointed with the Ministry of Children and Family Development using the term mental ret*rdation in a generic letter she received on Tuesday. She says it’s a symptom of a greater problem. Guest: Sue Robins Mom of Aaron Guest: Ben Dooley CKNW Producer, born with Spina Bifida.

Duration:00:13:02

John Furlong says Vancouver should bid for 2030 Games, is the mayor on board?

2/20/2020
In a speech at the Vancouver Board of Trade, John Furlong put forward the idea of Vancouver bidding for the 2030 Winter Games. So we want to talk to the Mayor of Vancouver Kennedy Stewart to see if he would back the bid. Guest: Kennedy Stewart Mayor of Vancouver

Duration:00:09:03

Would Whistler back a bid for the Olympic Games in 2030?

2/20/2020
Lots of buzz about John Furlong’s 10th anniversary of the 2010 keynote at the Vancouver Board of Trade pondering the idea of an Olympic Return in 2030. Guest: Jack Crompton Mayor of Whistler

Duration:00:07:15

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

2/20/2020
It’s @JodyVance’s 🔥 question of the day: Would you like to see a Vancouver/Whistler bid on the 2030 Olympic Games?

Duration:00:02:19

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Day after BC Budget Reaction // Ottawa announces changes to mortgage stress test for insured mortgages // & More...

2/19/2020
CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @JodyVance’s 🔥 question of the day: straight up, where do you land? Do you oppose pipeline blockades or do you support protesters? CHAPTER 2 Day after BC Budget Reaction We’re the day after the BC Budget so we’ve had plenty of time to digest some of the big news coming out of the budget which includes three new taxes: a sugar tax, a streaming tax and a tax on the super wealthy (those who make over $220K/year) Finance Minister Carole...

Duration:01:23:53

Vancouver Giants on 10-game winning streak

2/19/2020
When it comes to sports in this town, we hear a lot of discussion about the Vancouver Canucks, the Vancouver Whitecaps and the BC Lions. But if you head east on Highway 1 out to Langley you’ll be able to watch the WHL’s Vancouver Giants who are currently on a 10-game winning streak. Guest: Barclay Parneta General Manager, Vancouver Giants

Duration:00:06:40