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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.

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 -Wally Oppal provides update on Surrey Police Transition // Should all birth control in B.C. be free? // & More...

2/26/2020
CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @jillreports’ 🔥 question of the day: Victoria became the first municipality to endorse a campaign for provincially-funded contraception. Vancouver councillors will vote on a similar motion today. Would you support MSP covering contraceptive options for women? CHAPTER 2 Wally Oppal provides update on Surrey Police Transition Wally Oppal provided an update on Surrey’s Police Transition this morning at the Surrey Board of Trade. Surrey...

Duration:01:13:59

Why officials from a Major League Baseball franchise visited Vancouver

2/26/2020
A Major League Baseball franchise has sent delegations on fact-finding missions to Vancouver twice in the last two years, including one visit to determine the viability of hosting games at B.C. Place Stadium Guest: Sean Fitzgerald Senior National Writer, The Athletic Canada

Duration:00:08:14

COVID-19: You’ve been asked to self-isolate. Now how do you pay the bills?

2/26/2020
With concern growing about the possibility of COVID-19 becoming a genuine pandemic, what are the options available to people who’ve been forced into isolation at home? Guest: Stephen Gillman Employment Lawyer, Associate at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP.

Duration:00:10:21

Pilot clinical trial in China to test UBC researcher’s findings as a targeted therapy for COVID-19

2/26/2020
A UBC Faculty of Medicine researcher is part of an international team working with a biotechnology company on a pilot clinical trial of a potential new treatment for patients with severe coronavirus infections in China. Guest: Josef Penninger Director of UBC’s Life Sciences Institute and Canada 150 Chair in Functional Genetics

Duration:00:09:56

Protests a textbook example of how noble intentions can breed self-righteousness

2/26/2020
A new column from Mike Klassen at the Vancouver Courier argues that ongoing protests are breeding self-righteousness Guest: Mike Klassen Columnist, Vancouver Courier

Duration:00:07:04

Canadians split on healthcare professionals citing moral or faith-based objections when providing physician assisted death

2/26/2020
While practically half of Canadians are not in favour of legislative action that would entrench conscience rights for health care workers, the country is evenly divided when assessing cases of physician-assisted death, a new Research Co. poll has found. In the online survey of a representative national sample, 44% of Canadians agree that health care professionals should have the ability to object to providing services if they have a moral or faith-based objection to physician-assisted...

Duration:00:08:36

Should all birth control in B.C. be free?

2/26/2020
Vancouver City council is voting to urge the province to make birth control free today. The motion was brought forward by Christine Boyle and Jean Swanson. Boyle says vasectomies are covered by the province's medical services plan, but women's contraception is not. She says the cost of contraception has become a significant barrier for people with low incomes. If passed, the motion will ask the provincial government to add prescription contraception to the MSP. Victoria city council already...

Duration:00:09:54

Democrats unleash fierce attack on Sanders during South Carolina debate

2/26/2020
Democrats unleashed a roaring assault against Bernie Sanders and seized on Mike Bloomberg’s past with women in the workplace during a contentious debate that tested the strength of the two men at the center of the party’s presidential nomination fight. Guest: Reggie Cecchini Global National Washington Correspondent

Duration:00:09:16

Wally Oppal provides update on Surrey Police Transition

2/26/2020
Wally Oppal provided an update on Surrey’s Police Transition this morning at the Surrey Board of Trade. Surrey City Councillors like Brenda Locke were in attendance, while the mayor was not. Guest: Brenda Locke Surrey City Councillor

Duration:00:09:23

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

2/26/2020
It’s @jillreports’ 🔥 question of the day: Victoria became the first municipality to endorse a campaign for provincially-funded contraception. Vancouver councillors will vote on a similar motion today. Would you support MSP covering contraceptive options for women?

Duration:00:02:39

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Surrey needs to bring back public safety committee // Vancouver city councillor wants changes to ‘aggressive dog’ bylaw // & More...

2/25/2020
CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @jillreports’s 🔥 question of the day: Self check-outs have become a major trend in the past few years, and have been implemented in the stores of many major Canadian retailers. Do you use the self check-out option when shopping? CHAPTER 2 Surrey Board of Trade calls for level playing field in taxi industry The Surrey Board of Trade is calling for a level playing field for the taxi industry to compete with ridesharing companies. Guest:...

Duration:01:17:49

Amazon opening cashier-less supermarket

2/25/2020
Amazon is introducing a new cashierless supermarket in Seattle. How do we feel about this in Canada? Guest: Sylvain Charlebois Professor in food distribution and policy, and the senior director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab, at Halifax’s Dalhousie University.​

Duration:00:08:08

Vancouver city councillor wants changes to ‘aggressive dog’ bylaw

2/25/2020
Vancouver city council is meeting today, and one of the items on the agenda is a motion that, if passed, could change the way the city deals with “aggressive dogs.” Councillor Pete Fry and Michael Wiebe have put forward a motion entitled ‘Relief and Rehabilitation of Aggressive Dog Designation’ which aims to change the way the city deals with dogs that have attacked another animal or human. Vancouver’s current aggressive dog bylaw is similar to the bylaws currently in place in other...

Duration:00:10:25

Canadians would purposely cause harm to themselves or their property for insurance upgrades

2/25/2020
A new survey from Finder Canada finds 1 in 5 Canadians would stage an event for an insurance upgrade Guest: Scott Birkie Publisher of Finder Canada

Duration:00:10:10

Port Coquitlam Mayor furious after West Coast Express Blockade

2/25/2020
Port Coquitlam Mayor Brad West says his residents are being unfairly targeted by protests shutting down the West Coast Express. Guest: Brad West Mayor of Port Coquitlam

Duration:00:06:52

Dog owner says he paid over $6,000 in pet insurance but only reimbursed $15.60

2/25/2020
What do you really get when you buy pet insurance? Guest: Victoria Shroff Animal Lawyer

Duration:00:07:15

BC Liberal MLA Todd Stone introduces private member’s bill on strata insurance

2/25/2020
Todd Stone is calling for the BC Government to intervene in condominium strata insurance costs. Guest: Todd Stone BC Liberal MLA for Kamloops-South Thompson

Duration:00:09:02

Vancouver needs to change the way it builds communities

2/25/2020
Vancouver needs to do a better job building its communities for families says one Vancouver developer Guest: Michael Geller Architect, planner, real estate consultant and property developer

Duration:00:15:48

Surrey needs to bring back public safety committee

2/25/2020
Surrey City Councillor Linda Annis is calling for the city to bring back the Public Safety Committee dismantled in July 2019 Guest: Linda Annis Surrey City Councillor

Duration:00:07:45

Surrey Board of Trade calls for level playing field in taxi industry

2/25/2020
The Surrey Board of Trade is calling for a level playing field for the taxi industry to compete with ridesharing companies. Guest: Anita Huberman Surrey Board of Trade CEO

Duration:00:09:05