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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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Episodes

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Surrey councillor says recent break-ins at his home reinforces the need for a civic police force / Here’s how much more Canadians will likely spend on food in 2020 & More...

12/4/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Surrey councillor Doug Elford says he was a victim of crime recently. His home was broken into while he, his wife, and their son were asleep. Have you been a victim of crime in the past two years? Chapter 2 Surrey councillor says recent break-ins at his home reinforces the need for a civic police force Surrey councillor Doug Elford says he was the recent victim of crime. His Newton home was...

Duration:00:55:16

Arlene Dickinson’s tackles the art of reinvention in new book

12/4/2019
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Guest: Arlene Dickinson Star of the CBC’s Dragons’ Den President and CEO of Venture Communications, Author of the new book, Reinvention: Changing Your Life, Your Career, Your Future

Duration:00:10:02

Revenge, $160K bounty among Brandon Teixeira’s motives for murder, claim extradition docs

12/4/2019
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Newly released U.S. extradition documents obtained by Global News reveal never-before reported details in the murder allegedly perpetrated by B.C. fugitive Brandon Teixeira. Teixeira is charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 23, 2017, shooting death of Nicholas Khabra in Surrey. He was arrested in Oroville, Calif., on Sunday in a joint operation involving two SWAT teams and multiple police forces. Guest: Sarah MacDonald Global News Reporter

Duration:00:08:33

Trump calls Trudeau ‘two-faced’ after video appears to show leaders gossiping

12/4/2019
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“He was late because he takes a 40-minute press conference off the top”. The words of Justin Trudeau there, caught on camera apparently talking candidly with fellow foreign leaders about US President Donald Trump. The video footage has gone viral and shows Trudeau along with France's Emmanuel Macron and Britain's Boris Johnson, discussing the late arrival of Macron. While not mentioning the U-S president's name, Trudeau quipped that Macron's delayed appearance could be attributed to Trump's...

Duration:00:11:59

Here’s how much more Canadians will likely spend on food in 2020

12/4/2019
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Researchers say climate change is the elephant in the room when it comes to why we'll be paying more for groceries next year. The annual food price report estimates the average family will pay up to $487 more to feed themselves. Researchers say snowstorms, droughts and other weather events caused by climate change mean Canadian farmers will face challenges dealing with unpredictable crop yields, heat-wave livestock threats, pasture availability, and pest and disease outbreaks. Next year,...

Duration:00:07:51

Surrey councillor says recent break-ins at his home reinforces the need for a civic police force

12/4/2019
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Surrey councillor Doug Elford says he was the recent victim of crime. His Newton home was broken into while he, his wife, and their son were asleep. Elford says it happened a few weeks ago. He awoke at 4am to a noise, thinking it was his son but when he got to the top of the stairs, he saw a burglar run out the front door. He says nothing was taken. Then just last week thieves struck his house again, this time taking Christmas decorations from outside. Elford says it all just reinforces...

Duration:00:11:30

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

12/4/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Surrey councillor Doug Elford says he was a victim of crime recently. His home was broken into while he, his wife, and their son were asleep. Have you been a victim of crime in the past two years?

Duration:00:02:18

Travel Best Bets: Tips for Dealing with Weather Delays

12/2/2019
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DEALS: Varadero, Cuba Jan 17 Air & 7 nights in a beachfront all-inclusive resort $595 + $430 (1025) Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Mar 6 or 10 Air & 7 nights in a 4.5-star beachfront all-inclusive resort $799 + $496 tax (1295) 16 Night Dubai, Suez Canal & Greece Cruise Mar 30 Air, 1 night hotel, 15 night cruise, $225 USD onboard credit, prepaid gratuities & transfers $2299 + $898 tax (3197) --- book by Dec 3 Guest: Claire Newell President and Founder of Travel Best Bets

Duration:00:07:11

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Draft Surrey budget has no new money for firefighters / Indoor Plants 101 and More...

12/2/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Canada’s first ATM began dispensing cash 50 years ago this week. How often do you now use cash to pay for goods and services? Chapter 2 Draft Surrey budget has no new money for firefighters The City of Surrey doesn't have any new money designated for the fire department in the draft budget. That's concerning to Surrey Firefighters Association Local 12-71 president Mark McRae who says the staffing...

Duration:01:09:35

Does Christmas music get you in the spirit, or does it bring out your inner Grinch?

12/2/2019
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It’s December 2nd, and if you haven’t heard them already, you’re about to hear all Christmas music, all the time. A new study fromEntandem finds that just slightly over half of all Canadians - 52% - say they ONLY want to hear festive tunes after December 1st. I spoke with Martin Gagnier of Entandem Music about the study, and he broke it down some more… Guest: Claire Allen Simi Sara Show Contributor

Duration:00:10:03

Prince Charles plans to boot several royals out of the royal family when he becomes king

12/2/2019
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According to reports, Prince Charles is planning on booting several royals out of the royal family when he becomes King, according to reports. Which members of the royal household will make the cut, and who will be left out in the cold? Also, the royal family is bracing itself for a bombshell interview from Virginia Giuffre, formerly Virginia Roberts’. Giuffre has accused sex offender Jeffrey Epstein of trafficking her for sex, has also said she was forced to have sex with Prince Andrew,...

Duration:00:09:18

Residents of Sanctuary Tent City say City of Surrey should have given them more time to move

12/2/2019
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They blame for the City of Surrey for losing most of their belongings. Three days last week homeless people living in a tent city along the King George Boulevard were told they had to move off private land onto city land. We've reached out to the city for comment. The nearby Surrey Urban Mission confirms the shelters in the area are full. Guest: Isabel Krupp Member of Alliance Against Displacement

Duration:00:09:01

Indoor Plants 101

12/2/2019
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Millennials are obsessed with houseplants. Becoming a “plant parent” seems to be all the rage now for 20- to 35-year-olds. Millennials love plants so much, that in the last three years, houseplant sales in the U.S. have increased 50 per cent to $1.7 billion, according to the National Gardening Association. Statistics Canada doesn’t break down houseplant versus garden plant sales, but overall plant sales increased by eight per cent to $1.5 billion from 2013 to 2018. Simi says that when it...

Duration:00:16:33

How can the forestry industry bounce back from a turbulent 2019?

12/2/2019
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It's been a tough year for B.C.'s forestry industry, with mills closing all over the province. As thousands face into a Christmas without a job, what hope can they have that things will rebound in the New Year? Guest: Susan Yurkovich President and CEO of the B.C. Council of Forest Industries

Duration:00:07:20

Local properties still in the hands of accused money launderers: Vancouver Sun analysis

12/2/2019
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The Vancouver Sun is publishing the results of research it's been doing on the money laundering file. And they've found out that there are properties right here in Metro Vancouver that are still in the hands of people who have been prosecuted for money laundering in the United States. Guest: Gordon Hoekstra Vancouver Sun reporter

Duration:00:09:20

Draft Surrey budget has no new money for firefighters

12/2/2019
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The City of Surrey doesn't have any new money designated for the fire department in the draft budget. That's concerning to Surrey Firefighters Association Local 12-71 president Mark McRae who says the staffing ratio right now is way too high. McRae says a request for 8 more firefighters has been put on hold by the city because of 'financial constraints.' The public hearing is today with council considering the draft budget tonight. Guest: Janet Brown Global News Senior Reporter

Duration:00:07:17

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

12/2/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Canada’s first ATM began dispensing cash 50 years ago this week. How often do you now use cash to pay for goods and services?

Duration:00:01:59

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - B.C. politician breaks silence: China detained me, is interfering ‘in our democracy’ / Why is there a shortage of Christmas trees across North America this year? & More...

11/29/2019
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Chapter 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: There’s a shortage of Christmas trees across North America this year, as supply struggles to keep pace with increasing demand. Which do you prefer: real or artificial trees? Chapter 2 B.C. politician breaks silence: China detained me, is interfering ‘in our democracy’ A former B.C. Liberal politician is warning Canadians they could face harsh consequences for speaking out on issues that anger...

Duration:01:10:39

WorkSafeBC says there have been 22 crane incidents around the province between June and November

11/29/2019
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WorkSafe BC is still looking into a problem with a construction crane at Drake and Howe in downtown Vancouver that's closed the intersection since yesterday morning. It turns out there have been 22 such incidents around the province between July and November, mostly due to operator error. Prevention Services Vice-President Al Johnson says there are about 300 tower cranes in the province with about 250 of them on the Lower Mainland. Guest: Janet Brown Global News Senior Reporter

Duration:00:06:26