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


Episodes

How do Canadians View Moral issues?

1/22/2020
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A new ResearchCo poll looks at how Canadians feel about certain moral issues in Canada: Guest: Mario Canseco ResearchCo President

Duration:00:11:02

Metro Vancouver Radio Producer applauds VPD carding policy

1/22/2020
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A Metro Vancouver Radio Producer who was carded as he was walking out of Skytrain station applauds the new VPD Policy Guest: Kiran Singh Harjinder Thind Show’s producer on RedFM, Vancouver Resident

Duration:00:10:40

VPD new carding policy

1/22/2020
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The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) formalized a new policy around “street checks,” better known as “carding.” Street checks refer to voluntary interactions with police that go beyond a casual conversation, and may include a request for identifying information. The new policy overtly bans stopping someone based on identity factors such as race, sex, age or homelessness, and requires police to tell people being checked that their interaction is voluntary and that the subject can leave at...

Duration:00:17:05

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

1/22/2020
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It’s @Jillreports’ 🔥 question of the day: 49 Carlton Cards locations and 17 Papyrus outlets in Canada are closing their doors as the companies shut down. Do you still take the time to buy and send handwritten cards and letters?

Duration:00:01:14

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Should there be home sharing in Vancouver? / Coronavirus: How worried should you be? & more...

1/21/2020
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CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @jillreport’s 🔥 question of the day: Should homeowners be encouraged to open up a room in their homes to a stranger in order to help ease the rental housing crisis? CHAPTER 2 Should there be home sharing in Vancouver? With Metro Vancouver in the middle of a housing crisis, should people in Vancouver be encouraged to open up empty rooms in their homes? Guest: Michael Geller Columnist Vancouver Courier CHAPTER 3 Oppenheimer...

Duration:01:01:36

Simi’s loser and winner of the day

1/21/2020
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LoserA thief from Surrey WinnerIan O'Reilly from New Hampshire

Duration:00:03:45

Tommy Wolski, the face of horse racing in BC passed away on Monday

1/21/2020
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Tommy Wolski, the longtime face of horseracing passed away on Monday from a massive heart attack. Guest: Squire Barnes Global BC Sports Director

Duration:00:09:41

The Ellen Show… featuring Jill Bennett

1/21/2020
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Last week was a very busy for Jill Bennett. On Monday, she got a call to fly down to Los Angeles and attend Tuesday’s taping of the Ellen DeGeneres Show. Jill and CKNW Contributor Claire Allen chat about what that experience was like. Guest: Claire Allen CKNW Contributor

Duration:00:11:15

People with Disabilities concerned about ride-hailing in B.C.

1/21/2020
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We still don’t have ride hailing in BC, and even when we do, the service probably won’t be accessible to everyone. Guest: Justina Loh Disability Alliance BC

Duration:00:09:21

West side bike lane, 2 new pedestrian paths recommended for Granville Bridge upgrade

1/21/2020
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The City of Vancouver has unveiled its preferred option for a pedestrian and cycle path as a part of major upgrades to the Granville Street Bridge. City staff are recommending what’s known as the “West Side Plus” design option, drawn from a short list of six options, one of which included a path down the centre of the bridge. Guest: Sarah Kirby-Yung Vancouver City Councillor

Duration:00:06:37

First nation Chief speaks out against UN Directive that called for pipeline to be shutdown FOR VIDEO

1/21/2020
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A first nation chief is speaking out against a UN directive that called for several resource projects to be shut down. Guest: Crystal Smith Chief of the Haisla Nation

Duration:00:09:59

Impeachment Update

1/21/2020
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The Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump is set to kick-off on Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET. Congress’ upper chamber will fill today with lawmakers tasked with determining whether Trump should be convicted and removed from office over two charges — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Guest: Reggie Cecchini Global News Washington Correspondent

Duration:00:09:32

Coronavirus: How worried should you be?

1/21/2020
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Officials in China are racing to contain the spread the coronavirus which has left at least six people dead and sickened more than 300, after it was confirmed the infection can spread between humans. Will this deadly disease travel past China’s borders? It was just confirmed that the first case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in Washington State. CKNW Contributor Claire Allen spoke with Dr. Danuta Skowronski, the Epidemiology Lead of Influenza & Emerging Respiratory Pathogens at the...

Duration:00:12:12

Oppenheimer Park

1/21/2020
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Oppenheimer Park was not on the agenda on last night’s Park Board Meeting but there was discussion of a possible solution with a third party. How optimistic are residents of the park? Guest: Chrissy Brett Liason for the residents of Oppenheimer Park

Duration:00:06:07

Should there be home sharing in Vancouver?

1/21/2020
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With Metro Vancouver in the middle of a housing crisis, should people in Vancouver be encouraged to open up empty rooms in their homes? Guest: Michael Geller Columnist Vancouver Courier

Duration:00:10:45

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

1/21/2020
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It’s @jillreport’s 🔥 question of the day: Should homeowners be encouraged to open up a room in their homes to a stranger in order to help ease the rental housing crisis?

Duration:00:02:02

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Protest shuts down BC Ferries this morning / Blue Monday

1/20/2020
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CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @jillreport’s 🔥 question of the day: The @ParkBoard is meeting for the first time in 2020 tonight and, surprisingly, Oppenheimer Park is not on the agenda. How would you say the Park Board has dealt with the controversial issue? CHAPTER 2 Protest shuts down BC Ferries this morning Protestors shut down a BC Ferry Terminal this morning in Solidarity with Wet’suwet’en. Guest: Kolin Sutherland-Wlson Spokesperson for Solidarity with...

Duration:00:58:23

Travel Best Bets

1/20/2020
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DEALS: Maui, Hawaii May 26 - June 17 Air & 7 nights condo in Kaanapali (10 minutes from Lahaina; on Kaanapali Golf Course) $749 + $260 tax (1009) Riviera Maya, MX Feb 24, Apr 3, 6 or 10 Air & 7 nights in a 4-star beachfront all-inclusive resort $799 + $549 tax (1298) 16 Night Fire & Ice Explorer May 23 Air, 16 night cruise, $60 US onboard credit & transfers (Ft. Lauderdale, St. John’s, Reykjavik, Isafjordur, Akureyri, Shetland Islands, London) Book by Jan 25!! $2299 +...

Duration:00:10:20

What taxes will the Royals have to pay in Canada? FOR VIDEO

1/20/2020
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With Harry and Meghan reportedly set to move to BC, what taxes would they be forced to pay here? Guest: Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation, BC Director

Duration:00:11:02

Blue Monday

1/20/2020
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The third Monday of January is often referred to as Blue Monday – unofficially the most depressing day of the year. But what is it about this time of year that makes people feel so gloomy and what can be done to address the problem? Guest: Myriam Juda Adjunct Professor, SFU Department of Psychology

Duration:00:08:00