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Mornings with Simi

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Mornings with Simi (Monday – Friday: 5.30 – 9am) helps you wake-up, reconnect, and get your day off on the right foot. Simi Sara dives into on the headlines of the day with veteran Global News anchors and reporters. They help you navigate through the details of the stories, highlight essential information and share new perspectives on how the daily news affects you. Simi loves the Lower Mainland. She’s lived here her whole life and truly understands the history and challenges our communities have faced over the years. Spend your Mornings with Simi and spend the rest of your day talking about what you heard on the show.

Location:

Vancouver, BC

Networks:

Curiouscast

Description:

Mornings with Simi (Monday – Friday: 5.30 – 9am) helps you wake-up, reconnect, and get your day off on the right foot. Simi Sara dives into on the headlines of the day with veteran Global News anchors and reporters. They help you navigate through the details of the stories, highlight essential information and share new perspectives on how the daily news affects you. Simi loves the Lower Mainland. She’s lived here her whole life and truly understands the history and challenges our communities have faced over the years. Spend your Mornings with Simi and spend the rest of your day talking about what you heard on the show.

Twitter:

@simisara980

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes
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Full Show: Why did Biden drop out of the presidential race?, What have we learned from the Microsoft IT outage?, & The secrets surrounding Danone's listeria outbreak

7/22/2024
How a First Lady secretly became president William Hazelgrove, National Bestselling Author of Over 20 Books including “Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson View From Victoria w/ Vaughn Palmer The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer is here with his take on the day's headlines. Vaughn Palmer, Vancouver Sun Columnist President Biden’s decision to withdraw from his re-election campaign has reverberated across the political landscape, prompted by concerns over his debate performance and fitness to lead. Reggie Cecchini, Washington Correspondent for Global News What have we learned from the Microsoft IT outage? Dr. Richard Forno, Principal Lecturer in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland Two people recently died from listeriosis after consuming plant-based milk alternatives from Danone, echoing a similar outbreak in 2008 involving Maple Leaf Foods. Dr. Keith Warriner, Professor of Food Science at Guelph University Monday Morning Quarterback for Jul 22, 2024 Rick Campbell, Head Coach of the BC Lions How will the Democrats choose their next presidential nominee? Dr. Philip Klinkner, James S. Sherman Professor of Government at Hamilton College Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:49

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How will the Democrats choose their next presidential nominee?

7/22/2024
After Joe Biden’s exit from the 2024 presidential race and his endorsement of Kamala Harris as the Democratic nominee, the focus now shifts to the Democratic National Convention delegates, who will determine the party’s new standard-bearer. Dr. Philip Klinkner, James S. Sherman Professor of Government at Hamilton College Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:14

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Monday Morning Quarterback for Jul 22, 2024

7/22/2024
It was a 25-24 loss in Calgary. Came down to the wire with turnovers making a difference. The Lions now have a 5-2 record heading into first bye week; still a solid position to be in with plenty of football to be played. GUEST: Rick Campbell, Head Coach of the BC Lions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:32

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The secrets surrounding Danone's listeria outbreak

7/22/2024
Two people recently died from listeriosis after consuming plant-based milk alternatives from Danone, echoing a similar outbreak in 2008 involving Maple Leaf Foods. Dr. Keith Warriner, Professor of Food Science at Guelph University Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:41

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What have we learned from the Microsoft IT outage?

7/22/2024
The global information technology outage on July 19 disrupted a wide range of organizations, including airlines, hospitals, and even the Olympic Games, highlighting the critical vulnerabilities in our interconnected digital infrastructure. Dr. Richard Forno, Principal Lecturer in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:57

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Why did Biden drop out of the presidential race?

7/22/2024
President Biden’s decision to withdraw from his re-election campaign has reverberated across the political landscape, prompted by concerns over his debate performance and fitness to lead. Reggie Cecchini, Washington Correspondent for Global News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:58

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View From Victoria w/ Vaughn Palmer

7/22/2024
The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer is here with his take on the day's headlines. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:45

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How a First Lady secretly became president

7/22/2024
On October 2, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson suffered a debilitating stroke that left him partially paralyzed on his left side, with impaired vision and significant cognitive issues. After the stroke, First Lady Edith Wilson and the president’s physician decided to keep the severity of Wilson’s condition a secret. Instead, she stepped in to manage the daily operations of the executive branch. William Hazelgrove, National Bestselling Author of Over 20 Books including “Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:18

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Full Show: What can you expect from the Canada Child Benefit increase?, CrowdStrike global It outage & How has the assassination attempt on Trump affected how we’re operating in Canada?

7/19/2024
Toxic levels of Arsenic and Lead found in tampons study shows Dr. Kathrin Schilling - Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health The Weekly Cecchini Check-in - Biden’s covid diagnosis, and the growing calls for him to step down Reggie Cecchini, Washington Correspondent for Global News What can you expect from the Canada Child Benefit increase? Jenna Sudds, Federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Global It outage affects airlines, hospitals, media and everyone who uses Microsoft. What’s going on!? Andy Baryer - Tech and Digital Lifestyle Expert at HandyAndyMedia.com How has the assassination attempt on Trump affected how we’re operating in Canada? Michele Paradis, RCMP assistant commissioner in charge of protective policing Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:53

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How has the assassination attempt on Trump affected how we’re operating in Canada?

7/19/2024
How has the assassination attempt on Trump affected how we’re operating in Canada? Michele Paradis, RCMP assistant commissioner in charge of protective policing Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:10:50

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Global It outage affects airlines, hospitals, media and everyone who uses Microsoft. What’s going on!?

7/19/2024
Global It outage affects airlines, hospitals, media and everyone who uses Microsoft. What’s going on!? Andy Baryer - Tech and Digital Lifestyle Expert at HandyAndyMedia.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:08

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What can you expect from the Canada Child Benefit increase?

7/19/2024
What can you expect from the Canada Child Benefit increase? Jenna Sudds, Federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:06

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The Weekly Cecchini Check-in for July 19th, 2024

7/19/2024
The Weekly Cecchini Check-in for July 19th, 2024 Biden’s covid diagnosis, and the growing calls for him to step down Reggie Cecchini, Washington Correspondent for Global News Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:39

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View from Victoria - BC Conservatives announce first major policy platform

7/19/2024
The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer is here with his take on the day's headlines. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:13:24

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Toxic levels of arsenic and Lead found in tampons study shows

7/19/2024
Toxic levels of arsenic and Lead found in tampons study shows Dr. Kathrin Schilling - Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:40

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Full Show: Real life tornado chasers, Protecting Canada's biodiversity & Toxic drugs on campus

7/18/2024
Seg 1: What’s it like being a real storm chaser? Storm-chasing for scientific purposes is both thrilling and essential for understanding tornado formation and behaviour. Guest: Dr. Yvette Richardson, Professor of Meteorology and Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education at the Pennsylvania State University Seg 2: View From Victoria: Getting involved with equalization David Eby tries to give the impression that BC is 100% joining Newfoundland’s challenge to equalization. Unfortunately he almost immediately began with qualifications. The Vancouver Sun's Vaughn Palmer is here with his take on the day's headlines. Seg 3: How scientists are bringing a butterfly back from extinction A pioneering experiment in San Francisco is looking to restore the Xerces blue butterfly, a species that went extinct over eight decades ago. Guest: Dr. Durrell D. Kapan, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability Seg 4: Gone Country ending its epic run A major country music festival in the Fraser Valley is coming to an end and we’ll hear from the headline performer of the’ Gone Country’ Music Festival. Guest: Dallas Smith, Musician Seg 5: How is Canada protecting its valuable biodiversity The Canadian government is prioritizing conservation and restoration of nature to capture greenhouse gas emissions and protect biodiversity. Guest: Steven Guilbeault, Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Seg 6: Can we protect students from toxic drug overdoses on campus? In response to the January death of a University of Victoria student from a fentanyl overdose, the B.C. government is developing new safety measures to protect university students from overdoses. Guest: Minister Lisa Beare, BC’s Minister of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills Seg 7: Can BC improve its Ministry of Children and Family Development? The government is adopting a new approach to child welfare in response to the “Don’t Look Away” investigation, which highlighted systemic issues leading to the abuse and death of an Indigenous boy. Guest: Grace Lore, BC’s Minister of Children and Family Development Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:10

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Can BC improve its Ministry of Children and Family Development?

7/18/2024
The government is adopting a new approach to child welfare in response to the “Don’t Look Away” investigation, which highlighted systemic issues leading to the abuse and death of an Indigenous boy. Guest: Grace Lore, BC’s Minister of Children and Family Development Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:39

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Can we protect students from toxic drug overdoses?

7/18/2024
In response to the January death of a University of Victoria student from a fentanyl overdose, the B.C. government is developing new safety measures to protect university students from overdoses. Guest: Minister Lisa Beare, BC’s Minister of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:33

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How is Canada protecting its valuable biodiversity

7/18/2024
The Canadian government is prioritizing conservation and restoration of nature to capture greenhouse gas emissions and protect biodiversity. Guest: Steven Guilbeault, Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:41

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Gone Country ending its festival run

7/18/2024
A major country music festival in the Fraser Valley is coming to an end and we’ll hear from the headline performer of the’ Gone Country’ Music Festival. Guest: Dallas Smith, Musician Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:51