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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 - Cullen Commission Inquiry Begins // Poor Day on the Markets // & More...

2/24/2020
CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @JodyVance’s 🔥 question of the day: Is it time for Vancouver City Hall to declare a Homelessness Emergency? CHAPTER 2 Cullen Commission Inquiry Begins Today is the day that many of us have been counting down to….The BC money laundering inquiry, The Cullen Commission tasked with listening to concerns and garnering feedback from British Columbians on how dirty money being cleaned through gambling, real estate and luxury Cars -- among...

Duration:01:23:25

Travel Best Bets

2/24/2020
What effect is COVID-19 having on the Travel Industry? DEALS Puerto Vallarta Apr 8,15 or 22 Air & 7 nights in a 3.5-star beachfront all-inclusive resort (Royal Decameron) $559 + $462 tax (1021) Ireland Self-Drive June Air (Dublin), 7 nights Bed & Breakfast (2 in Dublin, 2 in Galway, 2 in Killarney, 1 in Limerick), Breakfast daily, rental car & a travel kit including welcome letter, Dublin city map, general map of Ireland and Heritage book including discounts on admission to...

Duration:00:11:33

How are we doing in the first month of ride-sharing?

2/24/2020
It’s officially one month to the day since ride-sharing entered Metro Vancouver so what sort of impact is it having on the area? Guest: Nate Sabine Board Member,Hospitality Vancouver Association, Director of Business Development for Blueprint which owns a number of bars, pubs, night clubs etc.

Duration:00:07:35

Vancouver Island franchise owner sending three employees on all-expenses- paid vacation

2/24/2020
We’ve all heard stories about bad bosses. I mean, they even made a whole movie about it… But what I’m about to tell you isn’t a story about a bad boss… no… this is a story about a pair of great bosses! Guest: Claire Allen CKNW Contributor

Duration:00:08:51

Former Vancouver Canucks goaltenders promoting men’s mental health

2/24/2020
Former Vancouver Canucks goaltender Corey Hirsch is promoting men’s mental health alongside Kirk McLean in a new video being put together by the B.C. Government Guest: Corey Hirsch Former Vancouver Canucks goaltender, Now Canucks Analyst on Sportsnet 650

Duration:00:12:12

Vancouver councillors want city to declare a homelessness emergency

2/24/2020
Two Vancouver city councillors are calling on their colleagues to declare a homelessness emergency in order to build a substantial amount of new housing. Guest: George Affleck Former NPA City Councilor

Duration:00:15:50

Metro Vancouver Chinese restaurants ask governments for tax exemptions amid COVID-19 outbreak

2/24/2020
BC has recorded another case of COVID 19 - or novel coronavirus. It's the 7th case and connected with case 6 identified last week, a woman returning from Iran. He's a man in his 40's in the Fraser Health region, he's stable and in isolation at home. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says others in close contact are also in isolation being monitored. In response to fears over COVID-19, many of metro Vancouver’s Chinese restaurants have had to temporarily shut down. Charlie Huang is...

Duration:00:08:10

Poor Day on the Markets

2/24/2020
This morning has seen the DOW take a nose-dive, down upwards of 900 points . When there is a surge or a crash in the markets, the first place we go is to Michael Campbell … host of Money Talks Saturday mornings across the Corus radio network, heard here in BC at 8:30am …. Thanks for joining us on short notice Michael. Guest: Michael Campbell Host of Moneytalks Saturdays at 8:30

Duration:00:09:01

Busy day South of the border

2/24/2020
There are many moving parts in the US on this Feb 24th…..we need to debrief on Nevada, look ahead to what’s next in the race to become the Democratic nominee … The Dow Jones taking a big hit today… more than 900 points after Covid 19 virus cases surge in south korea and italy. LEt’s head to the US capital now and check in with our REggie Cecchini …. Global national reporter and producer in DC. Guest: Reggie Cecchini Global National Washington DC producer/reporter

Duration:00:09:08

Cullen Commission Inquiry Begins

2/24/2020
Today is the day that many of us have been counting down to….The BC money laundering inquiry, The Cullen Commission tasked with listening to concerns and garnering feedback from British Columbians on how dirty money being cleaned through gambling, real estate and luxury Cars -- among other things -- hitting our province’ literally “right where we live”. One of the great Global investigative journalists who brought the depth and breadth of organized crime in our midst. Guest: Sam...

Duration:00:17:07

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

2/24/2020
It’s @JodyVance’s 🔥 question of the day: Is it time for Vancouver City Hall to declare a Homelessness Emergency?

Duration:00:01:04

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Debating the Sugar Tax // 2030 Vancouver Olympics bid: should we do it again?// &more...

2/21/2020
CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day: What is your current concern level about the coronavirus? CHAPTER 2 Should Vancouver bid for the 2030 Olympics? With John Furlong suggesting Vancouver should bid on the 2030 Olympics, we have brought together a panel of former politicians to discuss Guest: George Affleck Former Vancouver city councillor Guest: Stuart Parker Former B.C. Green Party leader CHAPTER 3 Debating the Sugar...

Duration:01:03:45

Wilder vs. Fury Heavyweight championship fight

2/21/2020
Big fight preview: Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury for heavyweight championship. Biggest heavyweight fight in 50 years?! Guest: Keith Idec Senior writer and columnist, BoxingScene.com

Duration:00:03:59

2030 Vancouver Olympics bid: should we do it again?

2/21/2020
Guest: Pete Fry Vancouver city councilor Guest: Jack Crompton Whistler Mayor

Duration:00:11:24

Indigenous leaders speaking up more loudly in support of Coastal GasLink pipeline

2/21/2020
Stewart Muir Executive director, Resource Works

Duration:00:15:55

Debating the Sugar Tax

2/21/2020
The BC Government will be putting the 7% PST on to carbonated drinks as of July 1, 2020. Does this make sense? Dr. Tom Warshawski, pediatrician Chair of Childhood Obesity Foundation Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation

Duration:00:16:32

Should Vancouver bid for the 2030 Olympics?

2/21/2020
With John Furlong suggesting Vancouver should bid on the 2030 Olympics, we have brought together a panel of former politicians to discuss Guest: George Affleck Former Vancouver city councillor Guest: Stuart Parker Former B.C. Green Party leader

Duration:00:16:53

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

2/21/2020
It’s @MikeSmythNews’s 🔥 question of the day: What is your current concern level about the coronavirus?

Duration:00:02:29

The Best of The Simi Sara Show - Would Whistler back a bid for the Olympic Games in 2030? // B.C. Mom disappointed with Ministry’s use of ‘R’ word // & More...

2/20/2020
CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @JodyVance’s 🔥 question of the day: Would you like to see a Vancouver/Whistler bid on the 2030 Olympic Games? CHAPTER 2 Would Whistler back a bid for the Olympic Games in 2030? Lots of buzz about John Furlong’s 10th anniversary of the 2010 keynote at the Vancouver Board of Trade pondering the idea of an Olympic Return in 2030. Guest: Jack Crompton Mayor of Whistler CHAPTER 3 John Furlong says Vancouver should bid for 2030 Games,...

Duration:01:20:16

BC Schools Trustee Association President Responds to Teri Mooring

2/20/2020
Earlier in the show, we spoke with BCTF President Teri Mooring about ongoing negotiations between the Teachers Federation and the government. Joining us on the line now is Stephanie Higginson, President of the BC Schools Trustee Association Guest: Stephanie Higginson President of the BC Schools Trustee Association

Duration:00:08:55