The Simi Sara Show-logo

The Simi Sara Show

Curiouscast

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.
More Information

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 - Transit strike: talks to resume Wednesday, but escalation on Friday if no agreement is reached / Disney Plus launch: what streaming services are available in Canada right now? & More...

11/12/2019
More
Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Unifor says they will meet with the Coast Mountain Bus Company on Wednesday - but if there is no progress, then strike action will escalate beginning Friday. Are you confident the two sides can resolve the dispute by this week? Chapter 2 Transit strike: talks to resume Wednesday, but escalation on Friday if no agreement is reached The union representing bus drivers, SeaBus operators and others...

Duration:00:52:52

Travel Best Bets: know the hidden fees at restaurants while travelling

11/12/2019
More
DEALS: Las Vegas Dec 11 or 15 Air & 3 nights hotel (4-star) $249 + $169 tax (418) Varadero, Cuba Dec 9 Air & 7 nights in a 4-star beachfront all-inclusive resort $695 + $430 tax (1125) Seychelles, Madagascar & South Africa Cruise Feb 29 Air, 20 night cruise, 1 night hotel & transfers $4399 + $998 tax (5397) Guest: Claire Newell President and Founder of Travel Best Bets

Duration:00:07:39

B.C. teachers reject mediator’s recommendations for contract settlement with employer

11/12/2019
More
Another B.C. labour strike is beginning to loom after teachers rejected recommendations from the mediator hired to negotiate a new contract with their employer. A report from mediator David Schaub was delivered to both the BC Teachers Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) on Nov. 1, which identified a “disconnect” between the two sides that was getting in the way of reaching a deal. The report, released to the public Friday, recommends teachers accept...

Duration:00:10:42

Superbugs to kill nearly 400,000 Canadians by 2050, report predicts

11/12/2019
More
Superbugs are likely to kill nearly 400,000 Canadians and cost the economy about $400 billion in gross domestic product over the next 30 years, warns a landmark report. An expert panel cautions in “When Antibiotics Fail: The growing cost of antimicrobial resistance in Canada” that the percentage of bacterial infections that are resistant to treatment is likely to grow from 26 per cent in 2018 to 40 per cent by 2050. This increase is expected to cost Canada 396,000 lives, $120 billion in...

Duration:00:10:26

BCUC questions if gas market is “well functioning” due to unexplained gas price difference

11/12/2019
More
In the last hour, the BC Utilities Commission released a follow-up report on its gasoline price inquiry. It was given an extension to gather feedback and explanations on that "unexplained" 13-cent-a-litre mark-up of Metro Vancouver gas prices. So what did they find out? Guest: David Morton Chair of the BC Utilities Commission

Duration:00:09:03

Transit strike: talks to resume Wednesday, but escalation on Friday if no agreement is reached

11/12/2019
More
The union representing bus drivers, SeaBus operators and others says it's prepared to return to the bargaining table with the Coast Mountain Bus Company Wednesday morning. Unifor spokesperson Gavin McGarrigle says the union is also serving notice that if Coast Mountain is not serious, job action will be escalated on Friday... One group that will be impacted by any escalation in strike action is seniors. Now, care providers are voicing their concern about the impact on those receiving home...

Duration:00:09:37

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

11/12/2019
More
It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Unifor says they will meet with the Coast Mountain Bus Company on Wednesday - but if there is no progress, then strike action will escalate beginning Friday. Are you confident the two sides can resolve the dispute by this week?

Duration:00:02:16

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

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

Duration:00:09:32