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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.

Twitter:

@simisara980

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English

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Suite 2000 - 700 West Georgia St. Vancouver, BC Canada V7Y 1K9 (604) 280-9898


Episodes

The Best Of The Simi Sara Show: Money Laundering, City Snow Response, & More!

1/16/2020
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Chapter 1 Hot question of the day It’s @JodyVance’s Hot question of the day: After a snow day, and nightmare few days on the roads, there’s a debate about making snow tires mandatory for all drivers from October to April. VOTE! @cknw @jodyvance No WAY, too FAR! Yes, stop the madnessOther (tell in comments) 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! Chapter 2 How is the Overdose Prevention Society doing...

Duration:01:02:48

BC Poli Update

1/16/2020
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The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an attempt by British Columbia to assert authority over what can flow through an expanded Trans Mountain pipeline from Alberta. Also, in federal politics, high-profile Conservative Peter MacKay will make a bid to replace Andrew Scheer as the party’s leader. MacKay posted a tweet on Wednesday afternoon saying he is throwing his name in the ring for the Conservative leadership race. Guest: Keith Baldrey, Global BC Chief Political Reporter

Duration:00:15:35

How are the residents of Oppenheimer Park dealing with the snow?

1/16/2020
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Despite the cold weather, we still have people with nowhere to go living outside including those at Oppenheimer Park. John Coupar is the NPA Park Board Commissioner, and he joins us now to discuss what is being done to help the people living in Oppenheimer Park. Guest: John Coupar, NPA Park Board Commissioner

Duration:00:16:43

How can Vancouver improve its snow response plan

1/16/2020
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Vancouver Councillor Sarah Kirby-Yung has a motion coming forward to council that will look at opportunities to improve the city’s response to snowfall. Guest: Sarah Kirby-Yung, Vancouver City Councillor

Duration:00:09:55

Money Laundering + City Hall Basics

1/16/2020
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Following yesterday’s explosive report from Sam Cooper, we wanted to get the reaction of one of the most vocal voices on the money laundering file, Port Coquitlam Mayor Brad West. Guest: Brad West, Mayor of Port Coquitlam

Duration:00:12:17

How is the Overdose Prevention Society doing after Wednesday’s snowfall?

1/16/2020
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Earlier in the week we spoke to Sarah Blythe about how they were dealing with the cold weather at the Overdose Prevention Society. After yesterday’s snowfall we wanted to check in again. Guest: Sarah Blythe, Executive Director Overdose Prevention Society

Duration:00:09:09

Hot question of the day

1/16/2020
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It’s @JodyVance’s Hot question of the day: After a snow day, and nightmare few days on the roads, there’s a debate about making snow tires mandatory for all drivers from October to April. VOTE! @cknw @jodyvance No WAY, too FAR! Yes, stop the madnessOther (tell in comments) 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:00:02:41

How to help the birds during this cold snap

1/15/2020
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maybe you already feed the birds, or maybe the recent snow has made you consider feeding them. We had some questions, so CKNW contributor Niki Reitmayer decided to get some answers. She called up Wild Birds Unlimited and spoke with owner Mark Ebrune about how we can care for our birds…

Duration:00:08:35

How to maintain your 2020 resolutions

1/15/2020
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If you’re stuck at home because of the snow, take the next few minutes to reflect on healthy habits and resolutions you have set for yourself in 2020. Alyssa Bauman is a holistic nutritionist and owner of Nourished.ca and she joins us to discuss how to make 2020 your healthiest yet! Guest: Alyssa Bauman, Holistic nutritionist and owner of Nourished.ca

Duration:00:08:07

Snowmaggedon: Keep those sidewalks clear!

1/15/2020
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When snowy weather strikes, we all need to be mindful of those who won’t be able to navigate the conditions. Guest: Mike Klassen, Columnist for the Vancouver Courier

Duration:00:07:14

The challenges a snow day presents for parents and educators

1/15/2020
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It's a snow day for just about every public and independent school kid in Metro Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, and on Southern Vancouver Island. As well, all post-secondary schools on the Lower Mainland and in the Valley are closed because of the snow. Guest: Annie Ohana, Teacher and advocate

Duration:00:06:26

Should Translink take over snow removal management?

1/15/2020
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Another major dump of snow created chaos on the roads this morning. Former Vancouver city councillor George Affleck thinks it’s time for Translink to take over some of the snow removal responsibilities in the city of Vancouver. How would that work? Guest: George Affleck, Former Vancouver city councillor

Duration:00:10:02

Weather Updates With Mark Madryga

1/15/2020
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Weather warnings are in effect for the Metro Vancouver area. We talk with Global News meteorologist Mark Madryga for the details.

Duration:00:06:19

Attorney General David Eby responds to Global News’ bombshell report on how a crime figure bought stake in casino

1/15/2020
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A businessman "connected to Asian organized crime" was allowed by a British Columbia government employee to buy part of a local casino, according to a confidential RCMP report obtained by Global News. Guest: David Eby, B.C. Attorney General

Duration:00:11:16

Pelosi names Schiff, Nadler to prosecute Trump impeachment Senate trial

1/15/2020
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Earlier this morning, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi named two House chairmen who led President Donald Trump‘s impeachment inquiry as prosecutors for Trump’s Senate trial. Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, who led the probe, and Judiciary Chair Rep. Jerrold Nadler, whose committee approved the impeachment articles, as among the managers of the prosecution. Guest: Reggie Cecchini, Washington Producer and Correspondent for Global News and Global National

Duration:00:09:23

Highway, transit station closures as snowstorm wallops Lower Mainland

1/15/2020
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Global News meteorologist Mark Madryga joins us for an update on current and future weather patterns, then Ian Hardacre, traffic anchor at AM 730, gives us an update on the roads.

Duration:00:09:53

Hot question of the day

1/15/2020
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It’s @JodyVance’s hot question of the day: SNOW DAY for all schools in the lower mainland. What is your reaction? Yay! Love it!Stressed, need childcare Unaffected 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:00:01:32

The Best Of The Simi Sara Show: Royals Security, Oscar Nominations, & More!

1/14/2020
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Chapter 1 Hot question of the day It’s @JodyVance’s Hot question of the day: Should Canadian taxpayers foot the bill for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's security? Yes, they need protection. No, too much money! 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! Chapter 2 Will Canadian’s foot the bill for the Sussex’s security costs? Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there are still a lot of discussions to be had...

Duration:01:25:55

What support does the City of Vancouver provide to those sleeping outside?

1/14/2020
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Yesterday on the show we were chatting to Sara Blyth from the Overdose Prevention Society They were over capacity on Sunday night into Monday morning. So we wanted to reach out to the City of Vancouver to see what resources the City of Vancouver to those struggling during this cold stretch. Guest: Celine Mauboles, Director of Homelessness Services City of Vancouver

Duration:00:08:00

Vincent X’loannou

1/14/2020
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Duration:00:04:04