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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 - Who is behind the protests against Coastal Gaslink // What stresses us out these days? // & More...

2/18/2020
CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @jodyvance’s 🔥 question of the day: With housing affordability continuing at crisis levels in the lower mainland, would you consider co-home-ownership? CHAPTER 2 Protests expected at the BC Legislature today If you watched the viral clips from the BC Legislature protests last week, you likely saw footage of our next guest, she’s rather famous for holding a feather in the path of those who might try to stop her activist message …....

Duration:01:29:27

BC Budget Breakdown

2/18/2020
We are expecting Carole James to start speaking here with details of the provincial budget. When she does, Richard Zussman from Global BC will join us with all of the details. He’s been in lock-up since 8am this morning going through all the details so that he can break it all down. Guest: Richard Zussman Global BC Online Journalist Based at the Legislature

Duration:00:13:04

When is it time to put down social media?

2/18/2020
We’ve all witnessed one, if not been a part of one … a twitter storm. The rather benign posting that suddenly turns to a crazy back and for that can sometimes leave the most innocent of posters feeling gaslit. There are trolls, and then there are bullies. The prior are often just out to muddy a matter …. The latter is more about tossing grenades, with little back up, and then pivoting to generalizations and whataboutism to avoid any fact-check on their “hot take”. To talk us through a few...

Duration:00:12:55

Vancouver sidewalks falling apart

2/18/2020
Have you looked around and seen issues on Vancouver streets and sidewalks falling into disrepair? Jordan Armstrong, Global BC reporter and anchor, did a story on Granville Strip sidewalks being all but impassable. Guest: Sarah-Kirby-Yung Vancouver City Councillor

Duration:00:11:24

Would you ever co-own a home?

2/18/2020
Would you ever co-own a home? What is co-owning, and how does it work? CKNW Contributor Claire Allen speaks with realtor Noam Dolgin about a new way to get into the market. If you want to learn more about co-ownership, visit cohobc.com Guest: Claire Allen CKNW Contributor

Duration:00:08:32

What stresses us out these days?

2/18/2020
A new poll from ResearchCo says a majority of BC parents are stressed by work and finance. 65% say it’s likely their children will have to move from the municipality they grew up in. Guest: Mario Canseco President, ResearchCo

Duration:00:08:15

Economic instability in 2020

2/18/2020
Economic Anxiety is real … and seems to be growing. There are so many variables at play both globally and locally …… think, trade issues with China, COVID 19 … Trump and lead up to the 2020 presidential election,and now in Canada we have issues with good being moved with rail blockades and port disruptions. Time to bring in the man who can give us the 411 on how things are playing out from a market or economic standpoint, host of Moneytalks, Michael Campbell joins us on the line.

Duration:00:11:45

Protests expected at the BC Legislature today

2/18/2020
If you watched the viral clips from the BC Legislature protests last week, you likely saw footage of our next guest, she’s rather famous for holding a feather in the path of those who might try to stop her activist message …. Chrissy Brett is on the line with us.

Duration:00:10:49

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

2/18/2020
It’s @jodyvance’s 🔥 question of the day: With housing affordability continuing at crisis levels in the lower mainland, would you consider co-home-ownership? You can vote on Twitter at @CKNW. You can also call the CKNW Buzz Line at (604) 331-BUZZ (2899) and leave your vote there!

Duration:00:01:52

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - BC Ferries receives injunction to prevent protesters from blocking terminals // Project Snowflake hit with fraud claim // & More...

2/17/2020
CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @JodyVance’s 🔥 question of the day: “Protesters” or “Land Defenders”, the debate is on about the correct term to use for Wet'suwet'en Supporters. What do you think is the appropriate term? CHAPTER 2 BC Ferries receives injunction to prevent protesters from blocking terminals BC Ferries has been granted a preemptive court injunction to prohibit Wet’suwet’en solidarity protesters from blocking any of its terminals. Spokesperson Deborah...

Duration:01:08:27

Almond milk is killing the bees

2/17/2020
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. Guest: Claire Allen CKNW Contributor

Duration:00:07:50

City of Vancouver awards seven non-profits with Street Cleaning Grants

2/17/2020
Vancouver City Council has approved $1.8 million in funding for seven local non-profit organizations as part of the City’s annual Street Cleaning Grant Program. Residents can do their part by reducing waste, disposing of their garbage responsibly, and by participating in the City's year-round community-based litter cleanup program. Guest: Claire Allen CKNW Contributor

Duration:00:09:09

U.S. senator wants intelligence sharing ban with countries that allow Huawei

2/17/2020
Senator Rick Scott is warning Canada that the U.S. could stop intelligence sharing if Canada allows Huawei’s 5G technology. Guest: Ari Goldkind Criminal Lawyer

Duration:00:11:46

What can politicians do about Coastal GasLink Dispute + BC Budget Tomorrow?

2/17/2020
Justin Trudeau has convened an incident response group meeting this morning to talk about how to handle the protests against the Coastal GasLink Pipeline + what should we expect in the Budget tomorrow? Guest: Keith Baldrey Global BC Chief Political Reporter

Duration:00:14:54

Man mistaken for being drunk suffers stroke

2/17/2020
This next topic is tough to stomach … and yet is so important to discuss. An Alberta man who was arrested for being publicly intoxicated was actually suffering a stroke according to court documents obtained by CBC. Guest: Paul Doroshenko Lawyer, Acumen Law

Duration:00:09:19

More with Ian Young

2/17/2020
Switching gears to the effects of COVID 19 on Vancouver’s Chinatown district. Guest: Ian Young Vancouver Correspondent, South China Morning Post

Duration:00:08:55

Project Snowflake hit with fraud claim

2/17/2020
Time to talk about a brewing story around the sale of Grouse Mountain … and rumours of wrong-doing between those who purchased the landmark local ski hill. Guest: Ian Young Vancouver Correspondent, South China Morning Post

Duration:00:08:19

War of Words: Sparks fly over Wet’suwet’en demonstrations

2/17/2020
Guest: Claire Allen CKNW Contributor

Duration:00:10:02

BC Ferries receives injunction to prevent protesters from blocking terminals

2/17/2020
BC Ferries has been granted a preemptive court injunction to prohibit Wet’suwet’en solidarity protesters from blocking any of its terminals. Spokesperson Deborah Marshall said the company sought the injunction after hearing plans of a protest at the Swartz Bay terminal near Victoria this weekend. Guest: Deborah Marshall BC Ferries Spokesperson

Duration:00:07:31

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

2/17/2020
It’s @JodyVance’s 🔥 question of the day: “Protesters” or “Land Defenders”, the debate is on about the correct term to use for Wet'suwet'en Supporters. What do you think is the appropriate term?

Duration:00:02:34