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The Simi Sara Show

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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 - Surrey needs to bring back public safety committee // Vancouver city councillor wants changes to ‘aggressive dog’ bylaw // & More...

2/25/2020
CHAPTER 1 🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥 It’s @jillreports’s 🔥 question of the day: Self check-outs have become a major trend in the past few years, and have been implemented in the stores of many major Canadian retailers. Do you use the self check-out option when shopping? CHAPTER 2 Surrey Board of Trade calls for level playing field in taxi industry The Surrey Board of Trade is calling for a level playing field for the taxi industry to compete with ridesharing companies. Guest:...

Duration:01:17:49

Dog owner says he paid over $6,000 in pet insurance but only reimbursed $15.60

2/25/2020
What do you really get when you buy pet insurance? Guest: Victoria Shroff Animal Lawyer

Duration:00:08:08

Vancouver city councillor wants changes to ‘aggressive dog’ bylaw

2/25/2020
Vancouver city council is meeting today, and one of the items on the agenda is a motion that, if passed, could change the way the city deals with “aggressive dogs.” Councillor Pete Fry and Michael Wiebe have put forward a motion entitled ‘Relief and Rehabilitation of Aggressive Dog Designation’ which aims to change the way the city deals with dogs that have attacked another animal or human. Vancouver’s current aggressive dog bylaw is similar to the bylaws currently in place in other...

Duration:00:10:25

Canadians would purposely cause harm to themselves or their property for insurance upgrades

2/25/2020
A new survey from Finder Canada finds 1 in 5 Canadians would stage an event for an insurance upgrade Guest: Scott Birkie Publisher of Finder Canada

Duration:00:10:10

Port Coquitlam Mayor furious after West Coast Express Blockade

2/25/2020
Port Coquitlam Mayor Brad West says his residents are being unfairly targeted by protests shutting down the West Coast Express. Guest: Brad West Mayor of Port Coquitlam

Duration:00:06:52

BC Liberal MLA Todd Stone introduces private member’s bill on strata insurance

2/25/2020
Todd Stone is calling for the BC Government to intervene in condominium strata insurance costs. Guest: Todd Stone BC Liberal MLA for Kamloops-South Thompson

Duration:00:09:02

Vancouver needs to change the way it builds communities

2/25/2020
Vancouver needs to do a better job building its communities for families says one Vancouver developer Guest: Michael Geller Architect, planner, real estate consultant and property developer

Duration:00:15:48

Surrey needs to bring back public safety committee

2/25/2020
Surrey City Councillor Linda Annis is calling for the city to bring back the Public Safety Committee dismantled in July 2019 Guest: Linda Annis Surrey City Councillor

Duration:00:07:45

Surrey Board of Trade calls for level playing field in taxi industry

2/25/2020
The Surrey Board of Trade is calling for a level playing field for the taxi industry to compete with ridesharing companies. Guest: Anita Huberman Surrey Board of Trade CEO

Duration:00:09:05

🔥🔥 Hot question of the day 🔥🔥

2/25/2020
It’s @jillreports’s 🔥 question of the day: Self check-outs have become a major trend in the past few years, and have been implemented in the stores of many major Canadian retailers. Do you use the self check-out option when shopping?

Duration:00:01:59

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