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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

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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

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

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