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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

Travel Best Bets: Tips for celebrating the Holidays Away

12/9/2019
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DEALS: Riviera Maya, Mexico Mar 2, 6 or 9 Air & 7 nights in a 4.5 beachfront all-inclusive resort $899 + $539 tax 12 Night Hawaii Cruise Apr 29 Air, 1 night hotel & 11 night cruise $1199 + $498 tax 10 Night Thailand Island Hopping Apr 1-Oct 20 Air, 10 nights hotel(4-star), breakfast daily, 2 full-day tours & all transfers (Phuket, Krabi, Phi Phi, Koh Lanta) $2299 + $530 tax Guest: Claire Newell President and Founder of Travel Best Bets

Duration:00:07:51

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Uber’s sexual assault report prompts calls for introduction of ridehailing in B.C. to be delayed / Debate: what to do with illegal pot shops in B.C.? & More...

12/9/2019
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CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day: Are you confident a deal can be reached between CUPE and the British Columbia Rapid Transit Company to avert tomorrow’s SkyTrain shutdown? CHAPTER 2 Uber’s sexual assault report prompts calls for introduction of ridehailing in B.C. to be delayed Guest: Stacey Forrester Coordinator with Good Night Out CHAPTER 3 Debate: what to do with illegal pot shops in B.C.? A newly-formed squad is...

Duration:01:13:50

Should beauty salons be regulated?

12/9/2019
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In Vancouver, a woman is suing a beauty spa, alleging that she was left with scarring during a treatment she received there. The allegations have not been proven in court. At present, spas like these are not regulated. But should they be? Guest: Greg Robins Executive Director of Beauty Council of Western Canada

Duration:00:11:34

CRTC’s new plan to tackle scam calls involving fake caller IDs

12/9/2019
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We’ve probably all been there - a phone call comes in and the caller ID says it’s coming from the CRA, or the cops. But it’s not real - it’s a scam - someone displaying a fake ID so they can try to trick you. So today, Canada’s broadcasting and cellphone regulator is out with a new plan to tackle that. And they want mobile phone companies to get on board and use new technology that would help reduce the number of fake caller ID scams out there. Guest: Patricia Valladao Spokesperson for...

Duration:00:11:58

There’s a new attraction at Disneyland that’s getting rave reviews

12/9/2019
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Disney's Hollywood Studios in Orlando is home to a new attraction: Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. Mike spoke to Greg Antonelle, founder of MickeyBlog.com, to learn more. Guest: Greg Antonelle Founder of MickeyBlog.com

Duration:00:10:58

11:05 am - The Simi Sara Show

12/9/2019
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A newly-formed squad is raiding illegal cannabis stores across B.C. The Community Safety Unit has already raided 21 unlicensed retailers, according to Solicitor General, Mike Farnworth. One of those impacted was Dana Larsen, whose Medical Cannabis Dispensary near Thurlow and Davie was raided in late October. You may remember we spoke to him live on the Simi Sara Show while that raid was taking place. He joins us again today to debate the necessity of this Community Safety Unit - along...

Duration:00:16:26

Uber’s sexual assault report prompts calls for introduction of ridehailing in B.C. to be delayed

12/9/2019
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Guest: Stacey Forrester Coordinator with Good Night Out

Duration:00:12:21

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

12/9/2019
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It’s @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day: Are you confident a deal can be reached between CUPE and the British Columbia Rapid Transit Company to avert tomorrow’s SkyTrain shutdown?

Duration:00:04:13

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - BREAKING: CUPE 7000 issues 72-hour strike notice for SkyTrain / Cellphone-related injuries are on the rise, study shows

12/6/2019
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CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: A U.S. study suggests 76,000 people suffered cellphone-related injuries from 1998 to 2017. Have you ever been hurt while using your cellphone? CHAPTER 2 Wally Oppal to McCallum: police transition committee will not have its work done by next week The chair of the provincial committee overseeing the creation of a new, civic police force in Surrey is telling the Mayor the work will NOT be done by...

Duration:00:57:34

The Surrey Christmas Bureau needs your help this holiday season

12/6/2019
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Guest: Lisa Werring Executive Director of the Surrey Christmas Bureau

Duration:00:07:01

Robson Street businesses are dealing with an apparent increase in the number of thefts

12/6/2019
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More now on a story we’ve been discussing on Global News in recent weeks, and that’s the apparent increase in the number of thefts and violence that local businesses are enduring at their premises. Guest: Teri Smith Executive Director of Robson Street Business Improvement Association

Duration:00:08:28

Why did the cost of Downtown Vancouver’s new park increase so much?

12/6/2019
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If you walk around the intersection of Richard and Smithe in Downtown Vancouver, you'll likely have seen the billboards promoting a new park that's going to replace a parking lot in the area. There should be some movement on the project early next week, because the Vancouver Park Board and Vancouver City Council are both expected to award the contract. But the price tag is prompting a few questions. The Vancouver Sun today is reporting that the original estimate was $8 million - which was...

Duration:00:07:38

BREAKING: CUPE 7000 issues 72-hour strike notice for SkyTrain

12/6/2019
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Skytrain union representatives have issued 72-hour strike notice to the BC Rapid Transit Company. According to a release from CUPE 7000 bargaining talks are still in progress and the union will have an update 11am tomorrow. That comes days after a bus and seabus strike was narrowly avoided at the 11th hour. Guest: Tony Rebelo CUPE 7000 President

Duration:00:03:54

Remembering an RCMP officer, who was purged from the force in 1964 for being gay

12/6/2019
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It’s a very popular thing these days to dig into your family history and learn more about those stories. Sometimes when you do that, you find that a family member was tied into history in ways you never realized. That’s what happened to Elenor Sturko. She is a corporal with the Surrey RCMP and is often the public face of the detachment. She loves policing, and it turns out, so did her great uncle - a former RCMP member. But here is where her family history becomes part of Canadian history:...

Duration:00:13:14

Cellphone-related injuries are on the rise, study shows

12/6/2019
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Add facial cuts, bruises and fractures to the risks from cellphones and carelessly using them. That’s according to a study published Thursday that found a spike in U.S. emergency room treatment for these mostly minor injuries. The research was led by a facial plastic surgeon whose patients include a woman who broke her nose when she dropped her phone on her face. Dr. Boris Paskhover of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School said his experience treating patients with cellphone injuries prompted...

Duration:00:07:45

A frightening moment for some people taking the bus in Vancouver on Thursday night.

12/6/2019
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Edison Wrzosek was on the B-Line bus eastbound when the commotion began… Edison said that the bus then came to a full stop at the Heather stop… and that’s when things took a dramatic turn. Unfortunately, Edison says that this situation has changed how he feels about transit…

Duration:00:05:28

Wally Oppal to McCallum: police transition committee will not have its work done by next week

12/6/2019
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The chair of the provincial committee overseeing the creation of a new, civic police force in Surrey is telling the Mayor the work will NOT be done by next week. Wally Oppal is telling Doug McCallum it's far more important to get the job done right, considering just how big the job is to replace the largest RCMP detachment in the country.

Duration:00:08:04

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

12/6/2019
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It’s @SimiSara980’s 🔥 question of the day: A U.S. study suggests 76,000 people suffered cellphone-related injuries from 1998 to 2017. Have you ever been hurt while using your cellphone?

Duration:00:02:22