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


Episodes

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Remembrance Day 2019 & more...

11/11/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: How often do you go to Remembrance Day ceremonies? Chapter 2 Remembering our veterans: Vancouver’s Billy Bishop Legion 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. Chapter 3 Remembrance Day 2019 Young Fellow My Lad by Robert William Service, as...

Duration:00:54:24

Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet

11/11/2019
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Don Cherry has been fired by Sportsnet. The company says it is the right time for Cherry to immediately step down. Sportsnet apologized yesterday for Cherry's comments on ``Coach's Corner'' on Saturday about his belief that new immigrants don't wear poppies, and in turn, don't support veterans. The outburst sparked a swift backlash from the public, politicians and the National Hockey League. Cherry is 85 years old. He singled out new immigrants in Toronto and Mississauga, where he lives,...

Duration:00:10:03

Had It Coming author, Robyn Doolittle, speaks to the Simi Sara Show

11/11/2019
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Times have changed, especially in the way we view things like sexual assault, and the #MeToo movement has had a lot to do with that. We ask a lot more questions now about ‘why’. For instance, why aren’t police more aggressive in looking into sexual assaults? Investigative journalist Robyn Doolittle has written about this in her latest book called Had It Coming. She examines, what she calls, rape culture, and looks at how “we” have changed when it comes to our reaction to stories in the...

Duration:00:09:53

BREAKING: Don Cherry fired

11/11/2019
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Politicians and military leaders attending Remembrance Day ceremonies today are denouncing comments about immigrants made on the weekend by Don Cherry. The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council has received so many complaints that their systems have become overwhelmed by the number they’ve received. The CBSC says it can no longer receive feedback. Guest: Chuck Thompson Head of Public Affairs for English-language services at the CBC

Duration:00:08:11

Remembrance Day 2019

11/11/2019
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The sounds at Victory Square in Downtown Vancouver this past hour. Upwards of 10,000 people have turned out for the Remembrance Day ceremony there. Each year, a poem written by a local school student is selected as the poem of remembrance for November 11th. Today, the poet is Cameron Elliot, a grade 11 student at Fraser Academy in Vancouver. His poem is called: A Phantom Pain. He recited it at the Remembrance Day ceremony in Victory Square. On Global TV earlier, Chris Gailus spoke to Tim...

Duration:00:10:07

Remembrance Day 2019

11/11/2019
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Young Fellow My Lad by Robert William Service, as read at Victory Square in Vancouver just a few moments ago. Read by the founder of Bard on the Beach, Christopher Gaze. Governor General Julie Payette is urging Canadians to never forget the sacrifices of veterans and the costs of war, in a touching video tribute released ahead of today's Remembrance Day ceremonies. Payette says many veterans returned to Canada wounded in their body and their soul -- while many did not return from the...

Duration:00:10:02

Remembering our veterans: Vancouver’s Billy Bishop Legion

11/11/2019
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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:00:05:26

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

11/11/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: How often do you go to Remembrance Day ceremonies?

Duration:00:01:47

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - An 11-year-old shows us the most popular toys this Christmas & more...

11/8/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day: The Simi Sara Show broke the news yesterday that bus services are now being impacted by the transit strike. As the disruption increases, should the NDP get involved to find a resolution, or stay out of it for now? Chapter 2 Second week of Saanich school strike comes to a close Students in Saanich are entering a 10th straight day of missing classes, as the union representing school support...

Duration:01:07:17

An 11-year-old shows us the most popular toys this Christmas

11/8/2019
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My next guest is 11 years of age, and she has a job that would make any child jealous: she gets to play with toys for a living. Her name is Méganne Dagenais, and she’s the Chief Play Officer for Toys 'R' Us. And who better than Méganne to tell us what the most popular toys are going to be this Christmas? Guest: Méganne Dagenais Chief Play Officer for Toys 'R' Us Guest: Claire Allen Simi Sara Show contributor

Duration:00:16:53

30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

11/8/2019
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This Saturday marks 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. After WWII, Germany and the city of Berlin, were split into four zones. To stop the flow of people from East Germany into the west, the East German government under the authority of the Soviet Union, began to build the Berlin Wall in the overnight hours of August 1961. Niki Reitmayer looked back on this moment in history with those who were there.

Duration:00:11:07

Why is there so much labour unrest in B.C. right now?

11/8/2019
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Guest: Laird Cronk BC Federation of Labour President

Duration:00:09:32

Survey suggests more than one third of Canadians feel their commute is stressful

11/8/2019
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A new survey conducted for staffing firm Robert Half suggests more than one-third of Canadian workers say their commute is stressful. Commute times average 53 minutes per day, and the number of respondents saying it's causing them stress is up from similar surveys taken in previous years. Guest: Mike Shekhtman Regional Manager for B.C., Robert Half International

Duration:00:08:24

Burnaby strata implements program to identify irresponsible pet owners

11/8/2019
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PooPrints® Canada has announced the launch of their “Responsible Pet Parent” Program for the 291 unit "Affinity" Strata corporation in Burnaby. Guest: Garry Bradamore President of PooPrints Canada

Duration:00:09:38

Second week of Saanich school strike comes to a close

11/8/2019
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Students in Saanich are entering a 10th straight day of missing classes, as the union representing school support workers continue to strike over wages. The school district says they offered the union a 7 to 12 percent raise, but CUPE president Dean Coates says it's not enough. Saanich Board of Education's Elsie McMurphy says they can't offer the union any more money. It doesn't look like kids will be in school soon, as both sides say there are no plans to get back to the bargaining...

Duration:00:10:46

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

11/8/2019
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It’s @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day: The Simi Sara Show broke the news yesterday that bus services are now being impacted by the transit strike. As the disruption increases, should the NDP get involved to find a resolution, or stay out of it for now?

Duration:00:02:03

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Strike action hits bus runs as dozens of runs missed on Thursday morning, union claims, Researchers discover new dinosaur species found only in B.C. & more...

11/7/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Starbucks stores across Metro Vancouver are transitioning into holiday mode today, unveiling this year’s Christmas-themed cups. It’s prompted some complaints that it’s too early for Christmas-themed items. What do you think? Chapter 2 BREAKING: Strike action hits bus runs as dozens of runs missed on Thursday morning, union claims The SeaBus service between Waterfront and Lonsdale Quay has been...

Duration:00:53:19

A woman choked on food at a Gastown restaurant. She says the owner saved her life.

11/7/2019
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When we go out for a bite to eat, we just want a nice meal, good times… and we’re not looking for any drama. So when my next guest went out for dinner last Thursday, she probably never expected she would be sitting in a radio studio, telling me what happened. I’m joined by Joanne Lomas from Coquitlam - and the owner of the Water Street Cafe in Gastown, Eli Brennan. Guest: Eli Brennan Owner, Water Street Cafe Guest: Joanne Lomas Choking victim

Duration:00:06:09

When it comes to patient safety, where does Canada rank?

11/7/2019
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It’s inevitable - at some point in all of our lives, we will either have to undergo surgery or help someone recover from surgery. One thing that we can all agree on is that undergoing surgery is scary, and we all want the best possible results for ourselves or our loved ones. I spoke with Christina Lawland, a senior researcher with Health System Analysis and Emerging Issues with the Canadian Institute for Health Information. She told me that every two years CIHI updates Canada’s OECD...

Duration:00:10:30