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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.

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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

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

View From Victoria: Looking at the Numbers

4/6/2020
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:00:08:24

What You Need to Know about CERB

4/6/2020
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 Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion.

Duration:00:08:50

The Supply of Face Masks, Rethinking Municipal Budgets & Staying Connected During a Pandemic Lockdown

4/3/2020
Chapter 1 - The White House is urging Americans to wear face coverings in public to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Guest: Reggie Cecchini, Global News Washington Correspondent Chapter 2 - Strong new housing market numbers don’t reflect the current reality the industry is seeing during the coronavirus pandemic. Guest: Cameron McNeill, Partner & Executive Director at MLA Chapter 3 - The City of West Vancouver has voted to go ahead with installing a permanent safety fence at the West...

Duration:00:43:31

Cemeteries Are Not Parks!

4/3/2020
Many Vancouverites are looking for a quiet place to exercise but a cemetery is the wrong place to go! Guest: Glen Hodges, Manager of Mountain View Cemetery

Duration:00:08:14

Reviewing City Budgets during the Pandemic

4/3/2020
The City of West Vancouver has voted to go ahead with installing a permanent safety fence at the West Vancouver Community Centre. Is now the time to review city budgets? Guest: Councillor Craig Cameron, West Vancouver

Duration:00:06:04

Municipalities Lay Off Hundreds Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

4/3/2020
The city of Delta has laid off 500 employees with more to come. When will city staff be back to work or could these job losses stretch on throughout the pandemic? Guest: George Harvie, Mayor of Delta.

Duration:00:07:52

View From Victoria: Where The Masks Came From

4/3/2020
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:00:08:33

Real Estate Numbers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

4/3/2020
Strong new housing market numbers don’t reflect the current reality the industry is seeing during the coronavirus pandemic. Guest: Cameron McNeill, Partner & Executive Director at MLA

Duration:00:07:08

Hiring During a Pandemic, What Were They Thinking? & Communities Coming Together

4/2/2020
Chapter 1 - We get a COVID-19 update from Ottawa as Trudeau is expected to have a conference call with the Premiers today. Guest: David Akin, Global News Chief Political Correspondent Chapter 2 - Businesses are worried about their closed stores falling victim to break-ins and looting. Has there been an increased demand for security services since the COVID-19 outbreak began? Guest: Julie Powers, VP of Operations with the BC Division of Commissionaires Chapter 3 - The government has put a...

Duration:00:49:10

View From Victoria: COVID-19 News Out of Victoria

4/2/2020
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:00:09:56

Demand Is Growing for Private Security During The COVID-19 Pandemic

4/2/2020
Businesses are worried about their closed stores falling victim to break-ins and looting. Has there been an increased demand for security services since the COVID-19 outbreak began? Guest: Julie Powers, VP of Operations with the BC Division of Commissionaires

Duration:00:05:48

Update from Ottawa On COVID-19 Measures

4/2/2020
We get a COVID-19 update from Ottawa as Trudeau is expected to have a conference call with the Premiers today. Guest: David Akin, Global News Chief Political Correspondent

Duration:00:06:01

The Best Case Scenario, Charity Challenges & Fraudsters Hit During COVID-19 Pandemic

4/1/2020
Chapter 1 - What is the 'Best case scenario' as COVID-19 measures are expected to last until July. Guest: Mercedes Stephenson, Global News Ottawa Bureau Chief Chapter 2 - What are some of the biggest challenges for charities as they change the way they deliver services because of COVID-19. Guest: Mike Leland, Divisional Secretary, Public Relations - The Salvation Army BC Division Chapter 3 - It seems there is no end to people looking to use this pandemic for their own gain as two men have...

Duration:00:31:13

Making Cents of the Markets

4/1/2020
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:00:10:17

View From Victoria: Asking Questions You Don't Want Answers Too

4/1/2020
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:00:09:35

Ottawa Update on COVID-19

4/1/2020
What is the 'Best case scenario' as COVID-19 measures are expected to last until July. Guest: Mercedes Stephenson, Global News Ottawa Bureau Chief

Duration:00:05:47

Testing a COVID-19 Drug, Workers and Small Business Hit & Break-Ins as Stores Sit Empty

3/31/2020
Chapter 1 - Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic we’re being told to wash our hands and not touch our face, but how much care should be taken when it comes to washing our food? Guest: Meghan Collie, Global News national lifestyle reporter Chapter 2 - Hourly workers and small businesses are going to be the hardest hit by COVID-19 according to employment experts. With small Businesses in Vancouver facing zero-income and a future of uncertainty, what relief is available? Guest: Sean Simpson, IPSOS Vice...

Duration:00:33:12