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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

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

Roger Stone found guilty of lying to Congress and witness tampering

11/15/2019
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Longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, may spend the rest of his life in prison. He's been found guilty on all counts of lying to Congress and witness tampering at his trial in federal court in Washington. He was charged in a seven-count indictment that alleged he lied to lawmakers about WikiLeaks, tampered with witnesses and obstructed a House intelligence committee probe. His trial highlighted how Trump campaign associates were eager to gather information about...

Duration:00:07:39

Transit strike: latest travel information as disruption hits Translink’s bus network

11/15/2019
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Expect delays on the buses and SkyTrain may be more busy than usual today. The Metro Vancouver transit strike continues, and there is an escalation. Bus drivers are refusing overtime. TransLink says that means bus service will be reduced by about 10 percent today. Further reductions are expected next week. No new talks are planned. Guest: Jill Drews Translink spokesperson

Duration:00:04:30

Another case of severe lung illness related to vaping confirmed in Canada

11/15/2019
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Quebec's Health Department is confirming the province's third case of severe lung illness related to vaping. They’re saying the person who fell ill consumed a legal nicotine vaping product, as did the two other Quebecers, both from Montreal, who developed severe lung illness related to vaping. Federal health authorities reported an additional five probable cases of severe lung illness related to vaping across the country: two in New Brunswick and three here in B.C. This all comes as our...

Duration:00:10:37

More Canadians renting for a decade or more before buying first home: CMHC survey

11/15/2019
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The road to homeownership is a long one for some Canadians, a new report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation suggests. Thirty-one per cent of recent first-time buyers surveyed by the federal housing agency said they rented a home for a decade or more before buying a property. And the portion of those who delayed making a purchase is on the rise — this year’s figure represents an increase of nine percentage points over last year. Guest: Andrea Sabatini Senior Client...

Duration:00:05:29

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

11/15/2019
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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 the UK to Australia - a 17,800km...

Duration:00:05:40

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - B.C. to unveil 3-ministry plan to crackdown on youth vaping / Talks between union and Coast Mountain Bus Company break down

11/14/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: New vaping regulations have been announced by the B.C. government. Should there be an outright ban on vaping products? Chapter 2 B.C. to unveil 3-ministry plan to crackdown on youth vaping Our Legislative Bureau Chief in Victoria, Keith Baldrey, has been listening to this press conference and is sharing his analysis with us. On the point about nicotine levels in vaping products - nicotine in...

Duration:00:49:41

Science With Simi

11/14/2019
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Researchers from Kwantlen Polytechnic University, University of Toronto, University of Victoria and MacEwan University find that nutrition plays a major role in depression. Your diet can put you at risk of depression, according to a new study. The study also found that the likelihood of depression is higher among middle-aged and older women who were immigrants to Canada when compared to Canadian-born women. Guest: Dr. Karen Davidson Chair of the Health Science Program at Kwantlen...

Duration:00:08:15

Coast Mountain Bus Company responds as talks with union break down once again

11/14/2019
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Michael McDaniel is the President & General Manager of the Coast Mountain Bus Company. He's sharing the company's perspective with reporters right now.

Duration:00:03:40

Youth vaping crackdown: B.C. to hike PST on vaping products, limit nicotine content

11/14/2019
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BC's Health Minister announcing new regulations today that will prohibit the sale of flavors appealing to youth. Adrian Dix says only adult vaping stores will be allowed to sell additional flavors apart from tobacco, and changes to packaging will also come into effect. Guest: Marvin Krank Professor, Department of Psychology, UBC Okanagan

Duration:00:07:03

Youth vaping crackdown: B.C. to hike PST on vaping products, limit nicotine content

11/14/2019
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British Columbia will significantly hike the provincial sales tax on vaping products and strictly limit their nicotine content in an effort to crack down on youth vaping. Health Minister Adrian Dix, Finance Minister Carole James and Education Minister Rob Fleming announced the province’s 10-point plan on Thursday. Guest: Adrian Dix B.C. Health Minister

Duration:00:07:32

BREAKING: Talks between union and Coast Mountain Bus Company break down

11/14/2019
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Guest: Janet Brown Global News Senior Reporter Guest: Gavin McGarrigle Western Regional Director of Unifor

Duration:00:07:21

Port Moody Mayor Rob Vagramov plans to return to office on Monday

11/14/2019
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Port Moody Mayor Rob Vagramov plans to return to office on Monday. It follows the staying of the sexual assault charge he had been facing, given his successful completion of an alternative measures program. The measures can include financial compensation, an apology, or community service work. Vagramov had taken time away from work at one point while facing the allegations. He spoke to reporters in the past hour.

Duration:00:05:09

B.C. to unveil 3-ministry plan to crackdown on youth vaping

11/14/2019
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Our Legislative Bureau Chief in Victoria, Keith Baldrey, has been listening to this press conference and is sharing his analysis with us. On the point about nicotine levels in vaping products - nicotine in vapour pods and liquids is being restricted to 20mg/ml. Christopher Carlsten is a professor of medicine and head of UBC Respiratory Medicine. He explained to our Niki Reitmayer today why that might be helpful.

Duration:00:07:39

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

11/14/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: New vaping regulations have been announced by the B.C. government. Should there be an outright ban on vaping products?

Duration:00:03:46

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Transit strike: talks resume between Unifor and the Coast Mountain Bus Company / Charges stayed against Port Moody Mayor, Rob Vagramov & more..

11/13/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Google will soon offer chequing accounts to consumers, the @WSJ reports. Would you sign up for any banking products from Google? Chapter 2 Transit strike: talks resume between Unifor and the Coast Mountain Bus Company Both sides in the transit dispute are back at the bargaining table. In a statement issued just before the talks resumed, Coast Mountain Bus Company President Mike McDaniel said the...

Duration:01:03:29

First day of testimony in Trump public impeachment hearing comes to an end

11/13/2019
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Testimony in the House's first public impeachment hearing has ended, with more hearings to come. State Department officials William Taylor and George Kent testified for more than five hours Wednesday about their concerns with President Donald Trump's requests that Ukraine investigate Democrats as the U.S. withheld military aid to the country. Democrats are investigating those requests, and whether they were linked, as they move toward an impeachment vote. Republicans said the witnesses...

Duration:00:06:59

City of Vancouver launches toolkit to help businesses ditch foam take-out containers

11/13/2019
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Vancouver is going foam free following Council’s approval of the foam ban by-law earlier this year. Starting January 1, 2020, the city-wide ban will mean businesses can no longer serve prepared food or drinks in polystyrene foam cups and foam take-out containers. Today, the City is launching toolkits to help businesses find convenient, affordable and recyclable or compostable alternatives to foam. The Guest: Monica Kosmak Senior Project Manager, City of Vancouver, lead on single-use...

Duration:00:07:40