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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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Episodes

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Canada’s organ supply still isn’t meeting demand / 1 in 3 women have experienced sexual harassment in public / & More...

12/5/2019
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CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Some 223 patients died in Canada while waiting for an organ transplant in 2018, according to new data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Are you registered as an organ donor? CHAPTER 2 Abbotsford Mayor calling for better connections between YVR and YXX airports The Mayor of Abbotsford says public transportation should be expanded through the Fraser Valley, especially as volume...

Duration:00:51:09

The top cookbooks of 2019

12/5/2019
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Looking for inspiration in the kitchen this holiday season? Caren McSherry joins us to talk about where you’ll find the best recipes, as we countdown the best cookbooks of 2019. Guest: Caren McSherry Founder and President of the Gourmet Warehouse

Duration:00:29:36

New report from Statistics Canada finds that 1 in 3 women have experienced sexual harassment in public

12/5/2019
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A new report released from Statistics Canada has detailed the experiences that Canadians have had with sexual harassment. Guest: Sarah Leamon Criminal defense lawyer for the Sarah Leamon Law Group

Duration:00:06:40

Huawei aims to move its research facilities to Canada: Globe and Mail report

12/5/2019
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Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has spoken to the Globe and Mail newspaper, and in the interview he says that the company plans to move its research staff and offices to Canada. Right now, they're based in the United States. But they're hoping to make the switch because of the continuing deterioration of the relationship between the company and the U.S. Guest: Christian Leuprecht Political science professor at Royal Military College

Duration:00:09:56

Science With Simi: a career in cancer research

12/5/2019
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What does it take to be a cancer researcher? How do you help the world to know more about diseases like leukemia, or breast cancer? Well one of our own here in B.C., Dr Connie Eaves, knows all about this. She's being honoured this week as one of Chatelaine's Women of the Year. She joins me now to talk about her exceptional career. Guest: Dr. Connie Eaves Co-founder of B.C. Cancer’s Terry Fox Laboratory Chatelaine Woman of the Year

Duration:00:11:49

Local gang prevention programs to receive funding increase

12/5/2019
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The BC government is spending more money to expand its school-based gang and gun violence prevention program. Another $4.9 million will be spent over three years on a program called "ERASE"...."Expect Respect and a Safe Education." This money will go toward communities like Abbotsford, Burnaby, Surrey, Kamloops, Kelowna and Nanaimo. Guest: Janet Brown Global News Senior Reporter

Duration:00:06:30

Canada’s organ supply still isn’t meeting demand

12/5/2019
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A new report says 223 patients died while waiting for an organ transplant last year. Michael Terner of the Canadian Institute for Health Information says the data shows that Canada is struggling to keep pace with patients' needs, even as transplant practices have improved. Terner says rates of organ donation have increased over the past decade, but wait times continue to cost patients their lives. The CIHI report found that nearly 2,800 organ transplants were performed in Canada in 2018,...

Duration:00:08:05

Abbotsford Mayor calling for better connections between YVR and YXX airports

12/5/2019
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The Mayor of Abbotsford says public transportation should be expanded through the Fraser Valley, especially as volume through his city's airport continues to rise. Mayor Henry Braun says right now, they connect people coming into Abbotsford International Airport using E-bus - a charter that replaced Greyhound when it discontinued service last year. But he says those busses get caught on Highway 1, as the Trans Canada Highway out to Langley only has two lanes east and west. With exception...

Duration:00:09:49

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

12/5/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: Some 223 patients died in Canada while waiting for an organ transplant in 2018, according to new data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Are you registered as an organ donor?

Duration:00:03:04

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