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The Simi Sara Show

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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

Networks:

Curiouscast

Description:

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

Twitter:

@simisara980

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

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

View From Victoria: Going Back To Normal After the Pandemic is Over

3/31/2020
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:00:10:21

Are People Following Physical Distancing Rules?

3/31/2020
A concerned CKNW listener sent us a series of photos they snapped this weekend. The road on the way to Pitt Lake, north of Pitt Meadows, was lined with cars. The parking lot to the park is closed to deter visits...but photos show people opted to park on the side of the road instead - bumper to bumper. Niki Reitmayer spoke to the Mayor of Pitt Meadows, Bill Dingwall, who said - trails are still open; and as long as you aren’t crowding together with strangers, there doesn’t seem to be any harm...

Duration:00:08:09

COVID-19 Updates, Online Learning & Education at Home

3/30/2020
Chapter 1 - The Prime Minister has announced that anyone showing symptoms of the novel coronavirus will be banned from boarding domestic flights and intercity passenger trains. Guest: David Akin, Global News chief political correspondent. Chapter 2 - Many parents are setting their kids up for online learning this morning as school begins from home. What will online learning look like? Guest: Richard Zussman, Global News reporter in Victoria Chapter 3 - And with school happening at kitchen...

Duration:00:27:31

View From Victoria: An Empty Parliament

3/30/2020
View From Victoria: A local look at politics from the Provincial capital. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer, and Province Columnist Mike Smyth, break down the big headlines of the day.

Duration:00:09:54

COVID-19 Ottawa Update

3/30/2020
The Prime Minister has announced that anyone showing symptoms of the novel coronavirus will be banned from boarding domestic flights and intercity passenger trains. Guest: David Akin, Global News chief political correspondent.

Duration:00:05:34

Welcome to Mornings with Simi

3/30/2020
On March 30, Simi Sara officially became the new morning show host of 980AM CKNW. Not many have come before her in this highly coveted position. In this feature, Simi spoke to some of those who have previously sat behind the 'NW microphone in the morning, including Bryan "Frosty" Forst, Phillip Till, and Jon McComb.

Duration:00:10:18

The Best of the Simi Sara Show - March 27th, 2020

3/27/2020
Continuing coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Duration:00:42:21

Cautious optimism around COVID-19 in BC

3/27/2020
While we haven't planked or flattened the curve, Dr. Bonnie Henry today revealed that what we are doing, is helping. That doesn't mean we need to stop doing what we're doing. We chat with Daniel Coombs, UBC Professor with expertise mathematical models of pandemic growth and control. Part of a group of professors from UBC and SFU advising the B.C. Centre for Disease Control on their pandemic modelling.

Duration:00:10:46

3D printing to support healthcare workers

3/27/2020
A BC company is using 3D printers to help create face shields for healthcare professionals. We chat with Leon Ng CEO, Founder LNG Studios

Duration:00:07:44

Should CERB and PWD be accessible to disabled workers as well?

3/27/2020
A group of advocates is calling on the provincial government to allow workers on welfare to access the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit. We chat with Douglas King Executive Director, Together Against Poverty Society

Duration:00:07:47

What BC's economic forecast looks like

3/27/2020
Job losses, general unemployment, and a seemingly grim outlook. What's the fallout of COVID-19 on the economy? We chat with Jock Finlayson Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Business Council of BC

Duration:00:06:05

COVID-19 and what we can learn from Taiwan

3/27/2020
Taiwan and Canada had their first cases of coronavirus at about the same time, but their experiences have been quite different. To date, Canada has 4,018 cases of COVID-19 and 39 deaths. Taiwan, on the other hand, has 256 cases of COVID- 19 and only two deaths. CKNW Contributor Claire Allen spoke with J. Michael Cole, a senior fellow of the Macdonald Laurier Institute about what has contributed to Taiwan’s success in the battle against COVID-19

Duration:00:09:46

The Best of the Simi Sara Show - Marh 26th, 2020

3/26/2020
Continuing coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Duration:00:56:47

Local company donating thousands of shoes to healthcare workers

3/26/2020
Co-founder of Vessi joins us to talk about what they're doing to help out during this pandemic. Her name is Mikaella Go.

Duration:00:07:08

In case you missed it, the tax filing deadline has been extended

3/26/2020
What do you need to know about getting your taxes filed this year and accessing money set aside for COVID-19 financial support? Gerry Vittoratos, UFile National Tax Specialist answers that question.

Duration:00:07:42

Vancouver Tenants Union reaction to renter support

3/26/2020
We chat with Mazdak Gharibnavaz, Member of the Steering Committee at the Vancouver Tenants Union

Duration:00:07:43

Where is BC at when it comes to flattening the curve?

3/26/2020
For more on that we chat with Jason Tetro, the host of the Super Awesome Science Show.

Duration:00:09:04

President Trump looking to put troops near Canadian border

3/26/2020
American government officials inside Donald Trump’s White House are actively discussing putting troops near the Canadian borders in light of U.S. border security concerns around the coronavirus pandemic, sources tell Global News. Guest: Amanda Connolly, National Online Journalist, Politics

Duration:00:07:44

How B.C.’s COVID-19 testing compares to the rest of the world

3/26/2020
South Korea has been seen as having one of the better responses to COVID-19 due in part to their immense testing, but did you know B.C. is actually testing three times more per capita? Guest: Ian Young, Vancouver Correspondent, South China Morning Post

Duration:00:06:03