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Mornings with Simi airs weekdays from 5:30 am to 9 am on 980 CKNW.

Mornings with Simi airs weekdays from 5:30 am to 9 am on 980 CKNW.

Location:

Vancouver, BC

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Curiouscast

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Mornings with Simi airs weekdays from 5:30 am to 9 am on 980 CKNW.

Twitter:

@simisara980

Language:

English

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


Episodes

Free Meals During a Pandemic, The Job Loss in Canada & Allergies Mixed with COVID-19

4/9/2020
Chapter 1 - Government of Canada officials will hold a media technical briefing on COVID-19 data and modelling and Officials say Canada couldn’t enforce coronavirus quarantine for travelers from China at the beginning of the outbreak. Guest: David Akin, Global News chief political correspondent Chapter 2 - There are many volunteers throughout our great province working tirelessly to make sure that BC’s most marginalized people are still provided for during the pandemic. Physical distancing...

Duration:00:48:43

Ensuring Kids Grades Aren't Impacted By COVID-19

4/9/2020
How is the School board ensuring the chaos of the COVID-19 Pandemic isn’t impacting student’s grades? Guest: Suzanne Hoffman, Vancouver School Board Superintendent.

Duration:00:07:14

Having Allergies At a Time of Heightened Health Sensitivities

4/9/2020
Right now we’re being told to wash our hands as much as possible, avoid touching our faces, all of those messages health officials have been hammering home for weeks now. It’s also allergy season and the last thing you want to do is start sniffling and sneezing at work or out in public Guest: Joanne Yeung, allergist and clinic immunologist

Duration:00:08:22

The People Taking Advantage of the COVID-19 Pandemic

4/9/2020
Life on the job as a police officer has become more complicated during the COVID-19 pandemic. In Coquitlam, RCMP arrested a man who was breaking into a home where there were two seniors inside. During the arrest, police asked if he had been showing any symptoms of being ill - which he said, ‘yes.’ He was told to face away from the officers...but instead turned and coughed directly and deliberately into their faces. Guest: Sgt. Aaron Roed, Media spokesperson for VPD

Duration:00:06:02

Providing The Essentials To Those In Need During a Pandemic

4/9/2020
There are many volunteers throughout our great province working tirelessly to make sure that BC’s most marginalized people are still provided for during the pandemic. Physical distancing and importance safety measures can make it difficult to connect with those most in need. But there are many groups still out there who are trying their best, including Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen.

Duration:00:05:32

COVID-19 Update From Ottawa

4/9/2020
Government of Canada officials will hold a media technical briefing on COVID-19 data and modelling and Officials say Canada couldn’t enforce coronavirus quarantine for travellers from China at the beginning of the outbreak. Guest: David Akin, Global News chief political correspondent

Duration:00:06:22

Making Cents of the Markets

4/8/2020
Making Cents of the Market: This is Making Cents of the Markets with Senior Vice President & Sr. Portfolio Mgr at Raymond James Lori Pinkowski. As always if you have any questions you can contact her team directly at 604-915-LORI or visit pinkowski.ca.

Duration:00:11:24

Winners of a Global Pandemic, Easing The Lockdown & Turning To Faith During Difficult Times

4/8/2020
Chapter 1 - US President Donald Trump had strong words about the future of funding for the World Health Organization. Guest: Reggie Cecchini, Global News Washington Correspondent Chapter 2 - The lockdown at the heart of the original outbreak of COVID-19 is beginning to ease as the reported number of infections in Wuhan province continues to decline. Guest: Nathan VanderKlippe, Globe and Mail Beijing correspondent Chapter 3 - Just like there are fewer cars driving on your street, there are...

Duration:00:47:30

Turning To Faith During Difficult Times

4/8/2020
Many people, regardless of their religious backgrounds, are looking for answers in these difficult times. We’re going to have a conversation now with three local faith leaders to discuss how people look to religion to guide them through the many challenges of COVID-19. Guest: Rabbi Dan Moskovitz, Senior Rabbi of Temple Sholom Guest: Inderjeet Singh, Sikh Chaplain at UBC and KPU Guest: Mark Clark, Senior Pastor at Village Church

Duration:00:14:37

View From Victoria: Don't Let Up

4/8/2020
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Global News reporter Richard Zussman join the show with their take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:10:08

Marine Wildlife Could Benefit From the COVID-19 Pandemic

4/8/2020
Just like there are fewer cars driving on your street, there are few boats navigating our waters due to the mass shutdowns that have occurred as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Has this reduction in marine traffic had a positive effect on local marine life?

Duration:00:08:19

Boris In Intensive Care, Supporting Farmers Markets & Managing BC Wildfires During a Pandemic

4/7/2020
Chapter 1 - British Prime minister Boris Johnson who was hospitalized for COVID-19, is now in the intensive care unit. Guest: Crystal Goomansingh, Global News European Bureau Chief Chapter 2 - It’s that time of year again - time for farmer’s markets to start popping up around the province. And yes, the markets will be open with the directive to provide local food during the pandemic. Things will look much different than what you’re used to. Niki Reitmayer spoke to Heather O’Hara, executive...

Duration:00:39:14

Battling Wildfires During an Ongoing Pandemic

4/7/2020
The BC Wildfire Service is preparing for the 2020 season amid the coronavirus outbreak. What new challenges does a pandemic present for organizing their response when called upon? Guest: Jody Lucius, spokesperson with BC Wildfire Service

Duration:00:08:35

Getting Milk To Market During the COVID-19 Pandemic

4/7/2020
B.C. farms are resorting to dumping milk because of problems getting it to the store amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. Guest: Jeremy Dunn, BC Dairy Association General Manager.

Duration:00:08:40

Is BC Ahead on Flattening The Curve of COVID-19

4/7/2020
If you’ve been following the number of daily confirmed cases across Canada, you may have noticed that BC seems to be doing a lot better than Ontario when it comes to controlling the spread of COVID-19. Guest: Stephen Hoption Cann, epidemiologist at UBC

Duration:00:08:58

View From Victoria: An Editorial From Bonnie Henry

4/7/2020
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Global News reporter Richard Zussman join the show with their take on the day's headlines.

Duration:00:09:08

Supporting Local Farmers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

4/7/2020
It’s that time of year again - time for farmer’s markets to start popping up around the province. And yes, the markets will be open with the directive to provide local food during the pandemic. Things will look much different than what you’re used to. Niki Reitmayer spoke to Heather O’Hara, executive director of the BC Association of Farmers Markets.

Duration:00:09:01

Canadian athlete finishes 2nd in inaugural virtual reality race

4/6/2020
COVID-19 may be shutting down sporting events around the world, but as they say: “if there is a will, there is a way.” Four women, including two Canadians, competed in the first ever Ironman VR Pro Challenge; an online virtual bike race. Technology is allowing athletes to compete while staying at home. But like most inaugural events, there were a few hiccups.

Duration:00:05:32

Two Different Approaches, Applying for the CERB & Naming And Shaming During The Coronavirus Pandemic

4/6/2020
Chapter 1 - Disappointment and frustration from the Ontario Premier and a far more conservative tone from the Prime Minister who said they will not retaliate after President Trump ordered 3M to stop sending masks to Canada. Guest: Mercedes Stephenson, Global News Ottawa Bureau Chief. Chapter 2 - It’s april 6th and the CERB application goes online. How many Canadian’s are expected to apply and what will the process look like to receive the benefit? Guest: Carla Qualtrough, federal minister of...

Duration:00:42:59

Did Authorities Wait Too Long To Respond To COVID-19?

4/6/2020
When did we know COVID-19 was a problem? And did health authorities and governments wait too long to bring in measures to help curb the spread of the virus? Guest: Saverio Stranges,Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Western University.

Duration:00:06:56