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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 - VPD new carding policy / 5,000 litres of B.C. wine down the drain: Okanagan man loses grievance to be rehired by winery / & More...

1/22/2020
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CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @Jillreports’ 🔥 question of the day: 49 Carlton Cards locations and 17 Papyrus outlets in Canada are closing their doors as the companies shut down. Do you still take the time to buy and send handwritten cards and letters? CHAPTER 2 VPD new carding policy The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) formalized a new policy around “street checks,” better known as “carding.” Street checks refer to voluntary interactions with police that go...

Duration:01:11:49

Simi’s loser and winner of the day

1/22/2020
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LoserBarry Lee Jones from Kannapolis, North Carolina WinnerA sweet pitbull named Eddie and the Pasco Police Department in Washington State

Duration:00:04:21

Almond milk is killing the bees

1/22/2020
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CNKW contributor Claire Allen loves all animals, so she was shocked to learn that one of her morning habits is taking a huge toll on a vulnerable insect population. Listen to this report from Claire Allen.

Duration:00:07:34

Animals should be included in BC’s emergency legislation

1/22/2020
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The BC SPCA will be meeting with the BC Government tomorrow to discuss the inclusion of animals in BC’s emergency legislation Guest: Marcie Moriarty Chief Prevention and Enforcement Officer with the BC SPCA

Duration:00:10:02

5,000 litres of B.C. wine down the drain: Okanagan man loses grievance to be rehired by winery

1/22/2020
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An Okanagan man who was dismissed from a local winery when more than 5,000 litres of wine went down a floor drain won’t be getting his job back. The incident happened at Mission Hill Winery on Nov. 19, 2018, according to documents, with the total loss of wine amounting to 5,680 litres of sauvignon blanc. Guest: Lior Samfiru Employment lawyer, partner at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP

Duration:00:09:58

ResourceWorks CEO says motion will not actually make a difference

1/22/2020
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ResourceWorks CEO Stewart Muir calls Adriane’s motion a “publicity stunt” and “it won’t actually accomplish anything to fight climate change” Guest: Stewart Muir ResourceWorks CEO

Duration:00:08:19

Motion to divest Vancouver from fossil fuels

1/22/2020
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Vancouver Councillor Adriane Carr put forward a motion at council yesterday that aims to divest Vancouver from fossil fuels, and it passed unanimously Guest: Adriane Carr Vancouver Councillor

Duration:00:08:28

How do Canadians View Moral issues?

1/22/2020
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A new ResearchCo poll looks at how Canadians feel about certain moral issues in Canada: Guest: Mario Canseco ResearchCo President

Duration:00:11:02

Metro Vancouver Radio Producer applauds VPD carding policy

1/22/2020
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A Metro Vancouver Radio Producer who was carded as he was walking out of Skytrain station applauds the new VPD Policy Guest: Kiran Singh Harjinder Thind Show’s producer on RedFM, Vancouver Resident

Duration:00:10:40

VPD new carding policy

1/22/2020
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The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) formalized a new policy around “street checks,” better known as “carding.” Street checks refer to voluntary interactions with police that go beyond a casual conversation, and may include a request for identifying information. The new policy overtly bans stopping someone based on identity factors such as race, sex, age or homelessness, and requires police to tell people being checked that their interaction is voluntary and that the subject can leave at...

Duration:00:17:05

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

1/22/2020
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It’s @Jillreports’ 🔥 question of the day: 49 Carlton Cards locations and 17 Papyrus outlets in Canada are closing their doors as the companies shut down. Do you still take the time to buy and send handwritten cards and letters?

Duration:00:01:14

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Should there be home sharing in Vancouver? / Coronavirus: How worried should you be? & more...

1/21/2020
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CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @jillreport’s 🔥 question of the day: Should homeowners be encouraged to open up a room in their homes to a stranger in order to help ease the rental housing crisis? CHAPTER 2 Should there be home sharing in Vancouver? With Metro Vancouver in the middle of a housing crisis, should people in Vancouver be encouraged to open up empty rooms in their homes? Guest: Michael Geller Columnist Vancouver Courier CHAPTER 3 Oppenheimer...

Duration:01:01:36

Simi’s loser and winner of the day

1/21/2020
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LoserA thief from Surrey WinnerIan O'Reilly from New Hampshire

Duration:00:03:45

Tommy Wolski, the face of horse racing in BC passed away on Monday

1/21/2020
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Tommy Wolski, the longtime face of horseracing passed away on Monday from a massive heart attack. Guest: Squire Barnes Global BC Sports Director

Duration:00:09:41

The Ellen Show… featuring Jill Bennett

1/21/2020
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Last week was a very busy for Jill Bennett. On Monday, she got a call to fly down to Los Angeles and attend Tuesday’s taping of the Ellen DeGeneres Show. Jill and CKNW Contributor Claire Allen chat about what that experience was like. Guest: Claire Allen CKNW Contributor

Duration:00:11:15

People with Disabilities concerned about ride-hailing in B.C.

1/21/2020
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We still don’t have ride hailing in BC, and even when we do, the service probably won’t be accessible to everyone. Guest: Justina Loh Disability Alliance BC

Duration:00:09:21

West side bike lane, 2 new pedestrian paths recommended for Granville Bridge upgrade

1/21/2020
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The City of Vancouver has unveiled its preferred option for a pedestrian and cycle path as a part of major upgrades to the Granville Street Bridge. City staff are recommending what’s known as the “West Side Plus” design option, drawn from a short list of six options, one of which included a path down the centre of the bridge. Guest: Sarah Kirby-Yung Vancouver City Councillor

Duration:00:06:37

First nation Chief speaks out against UN Directive that called for pipeline to be shutdown FOR VIDEO

1/21/2020
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A first nation chief is speaking out against a UN directive that called for several resource projects to be shut down. Guest: Crystal Smith Chief of the Haisla Nation

Duration:00:09:59

Impeachment Update

1/21/2020
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The Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump is set to kick-off on Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET. Congress’ upper chamber will fill today with lawmakers tasked with determining whether Trump should be convicted and removed from office over two charges — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Guest: Reggie Cecchini Global News Washington Correspondent

Duration:00:09:32

Coronavirus: How worried should you be?

1/21/2020
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Officials in China are racing to contain the spread the coronavirus which has left at least six people dead and sickened more than 300, after it was confirmed the infection can spread between humans. Will this deadly disease travel past China’s borders? It was just confirmed that the first case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in Washington State. CKNW Contributor Claire Allen spoke with Dr. Danuta Skowronski, the Epidemiology Lead of Influenza & Emerging Respiratory Pathogens at the...

Duration:00:12:12