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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

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Surrey Councillor says Uber was fined over the weekend / / Does Surrey by-law staff actually have the authority to ticket ride hailing drivers in BC?

1/27/2020
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CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 A British teacher is hoping to get his pregnant Canadian wife and their child out of the Chinese city that's the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak. Tom Williams has been living in Wuhan (WOO'-hahn) for about five years. He says he'd like to see his wife Lauren, who's from Langley, B-C and is due to give birth next month, leave Wuhan as soon as possible. Williams is hoping authorities from other countries will follow the Americans’ lead...

Duration:01:07:09

Travel Best Bets

1/27/2020
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DEALS: Los Cabos, Mexico Mar 26, 30, Apr 2 or 6 Air & 7 nights in a 4-star beachfront all-inclusive resort $749 + $530 tax (1279) Ireland Self Drive Package June 5 Air, 7 nights accommodation, daily breakfast & car rental $1099 + $620 tax (1719) 15 Night Panama Canal Cruise Nov 13 Air, 15 night cruise, transfers, $300 USD onboard credit, beverage package & prepaid gratuities $2099 + $698 tax (2797) Guest: Claire Newell President and Founder of Travel Best Bets

Duration:00:08:40

Does Surrey by-law staff actually have the authority to ticket ride hailing drivers in BC?

1/27/2020
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With reports of Surrey ticketing and fining ride hailing drivers over the weekend, what legal authority does the city actually have to do that? Guest: Paul Doroshenko Lawyer, Acumen Law

Duration:00:08:53

Panic over coronavirus is ‘very human,’ but experts say the risk is low

1/27/2020
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On Monday, Ontario health officials announced the province’s second “presumptive” case of the new coronavirus, which also marks the second case in Canada. The female patient has been in “self-isolation” since arriving in Toronto from Wuhan, China last week and the risk to Ontarians and the rest of the country remains “low,” according to a statement from public health officials. Guest: Jason Tetro Author of The Germ Code and The Germ Files, Host of the Super Awesome Science Show

Duration:00:08:29

MLA Sonia Furstenau kicks off campaign to become BC Green leader

1/27/2020
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Sonia Furstenau is in. The first-term Green Party MLA is running to be the next leader of the party. She is the first person to have declared an interest in replacing former leader Andrew Weaver, who is now an independent MLA. Guest: Sonia Fursteneau Green Party MLA for Cowichan Valley

Duration:00:11:04

Health Series: The Unhealthy Effects

1/27/2020
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From headaches to heart problems - what are you eating that could be negatively affecting your health? Claire Allen and Niki Reitmayer from 980AM CKNW take a look...

Duration:00:07:09

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash

1/27/2020
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Basketball legend Kobe Bryant is among nine people who died in a helicopter crash in the Southern California residential neighborhood of Calabasas. Bryant's 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, died alongside her father, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement. Guest: Arash Markazi Sports Columnist for the LA Times

Duration:00:07:40

Conservative Leadership Panel

1/27/2020
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Erin O’Toole announced his leadership campaign this morning on the Danielle Smith Show on our sister station 770 CHQR in Calgary. He joins Peter Mackay, Marilyn Gladu & Derek Sloan among those who have announced their leadership campaign Guest: Michael Taube Former Speech Writter for Stephen Harper Guest: Sara MacIntyre Former press secretary for Stephen Harper

Duration:00:15:55

Surrey Councillor says Uber was fined over the weekend

1/27/2020
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A Surrey councillor is calling on the mayor and city staff to make ride hailing available in Surrey after she says a weekend of 'obstacles and political games were played' to restrict the service. Guest: Linda Annis Surrey City Councillor

Duration:00:09:39

Former Mayor addresses ride hailing in Surrey

1/27/2020
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Former Mayor Dianne Watts says she is “spitting mad” over current Mayor Doug McCallum’s handling of the ride hailing issue in Surrey Guest: Dianne Watts Former Mayor of Surrey

Duration:00:09:39

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

1/27/2020
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A British teacher is hoping to get his pregnant Canadian wife and their child out of the Chinese city that's the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak. Tom Williams has been living in Wuhan (WOO'-hahn) for about five years. He says he'd like to see his wife Lauren, who's from Langley, B-C and is due to give birth next month, leave Wuhan as soon as possible. Williams is hoping authorities from other countries will follow the Americans’ lead and get their citizens out. Williams says he...

Duration:00:02:09

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - UFCW responds to Uber/Lyft approval / Passenger Zones in the City of Vancouver / & More...

1/24/2020
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CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day: Uber and Lyft have finally started operating in Vancouver! Do you plan to use ride-hailing services? CHAPTER 2 UFCW responds to Uber/Lyft approval UFCW is fighting for Uber/Lyft drivers to be treated better and potentially unionize them Guest: Kim Novak President of UFCW Local 1518 CHAPTER 3 CoronaVirus We are hearing reports of at least one case of CoronaVirus in Vancouver. What does the...

Duration:00:54:44

A not-so warm welcome: Canadians balk at the idea of covering security costs for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

1/24/2020
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Svend Robinson, NDP federal election candidate for Burnaby North-Seymour, is speaking out against NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh after he said that he won't rule out the possibility of Canadians footing the bill for Prince Harry and Meghan's security costs when they're in Canada. And to even take it a step further, Robinson says it may be time for Canada to take a closer look at our country’s connection to monarchy altogether… Guest: Svend Robinson NDP federal election candidate for Burnaby...

Duration:00:16:29

Passenger Zones in the City of Vancouver

1/24/2020
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Where will ride hailing drivers be allowed to pick up and drop off passengers in Vancouver? Guest: Lon Leclaire General Manager Engineering Services

Duration:00:09:57

Coming to a plate near you: Food trends for 2020

1/24/2020
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Guest: Caren McSherry Chef President and Founder of the Gourmet Warehouse

Duration:00:07:55

Uber's first day in action

1/24/2020
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How is the first day of operations going for Uber? Guest: Michael Van Hemmen Uber’s Head of Western Canada

Duration:00:14:50

Meng Wanzhou

1/24/2020
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Updating on the Meng Wanzhou Extradition hearing Guest: Ian Young Vancouver Correspondent for South China Morning Post

Duration:00:09:48

CoronaVirus

1/24/2020
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We are hearing reports of at least one case of CoronaVirus in Vancouver. What does the BC Medical Health officer have to say? Guest: Bonnie Henry BC Provincial Health Officer

Duration:00:13:13

UFCW responds to Uber/Lyft approval

1/24/2020
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UFCW is fighting for Uber/Lyft drivers to be treated better and potentially unionize them Guest: Kim Novak President of UFCW Local 1518

Duration:00:10:40

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

1/24/2020
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It’s @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day: Uber and Lyft have finally started operating in Vancouver! Do you plan to use ride-hailing services?

Duration:00:01:51