Evan Solomon

Evan Solomon

Evan Solomon hosts his national radio show “The Evan Solomon Show” from 2pm to 4pm and his local radio show “Ottawa Now with Evan Solomon” from 4pm to 6pm.

  • Hour 2 of Ottawa Now for August 23rd, 2019

    Mayor Jim Watson is thrilled that Phase 1 of the LRT is complete. There are still some noise issues with the LRT trains passing near Parkdale, but Kitchissippi councillor Jeff Leiper is 'excited' about the September 14th launch date. To close out the show, Ottawa's manager of transit operations John Manconi explains how the 12 days of testing went down.

  • Hour 1 of Ottawa Now for August 23rd, 2019

    Mr. Hollywood drops by with his 'Flaming Thumbs' reviews of 'Ready or Not' and 'Angel Has Fallen'. Kristy is having second thoughts after not tipping a restaurant for takeout. She wonders if it's standard process to tip when picking-up takeout. And later, Matt Harris is impressed after hopping a ride on the LRT Confederation Line.

  • Hour 2 of Ottawa Now for August 22nd, 2019

    We have more information about about how Buckaroo the Labrador Retriever was retrieved safe and sound. Changes are being made to the intersection of Laurier where a cyclist was killed. A United States immigration lawyer says a Canadian woman who did not declare CBD oil in her backpack will now need to have a waiver when travelling to America. We also play the Thousand Dollar Minute.

  • Hour 1 of Ottawa Now for August 22nd, 2019

    An 11-year-old Ontario boy survived a shark bite. Yesterday's Ethics Committee shutdown has STILL got people upset, and we continue to gather reaction. Plus, less than 2 weeks before students go back to school, the government announced that high school class sizes will not rise as much as anticipated.

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  • Hour 2 of The Bill Carroll Show for August 23rd, 2019

    A Canadian woman was barred from entering the United States because she forgot to mention the CBD oil in her backpack to the customs agent. Barb asks you, the listener, if you have EVER been banned from going to the United States of America. And later, are election signs useless?

  • Hour 1 of The Bill Carroll Show for August 23rd, 2019

    Howard Levitt, one of Canada's top employment lawyers, says federal employment rule changes are being done purely for electoral advantage. A performer that brought up a male audience member on-stage unbuttoned the man's shirt, thus exposing his bare chest. The audience member was mortified. Does going on-stage amount to consent?

  • Hour 2 of The Evan Solomon Show for August 22nd, 2019

    We continue to take your calls about a study that says a lot of kids could be misdiagnosed with autism. In other news, Liberal MP Ralph Goodale tweeted out a video from 14 years ago where Andrew Scheer dismissed gay marriage. Brian Lilley of the Toronto Sun points out that many Liberals also voted against gay marriage, including Goodale himself in 1999. And later, Barb DiGiulio asks if you're the same exact person now that you were 15 years ago.

  • Hour 1 of The Evan Solomon Show for August 22nd, 2019

    A 28-year-old male babysitter is claiming gender discrimination after a single father didn't hire him. The father put an ad on Kijiji looking for a babysitter for his two young boys. Also, isn't a parent's prerogative who they choose to look after their kids? Later, a study finds that autism is being 'over-diagnosed' in kids. Are you worried that doctors are too quick to label some children as being autistic?

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  • Get to Know: Evan Solomon

    Evan Solomon, host of Ottawa Now on 580 CFRA and the National Affairs Specialist for Bell Media Radio, provides a sneak peek into what to expect each and every afternoon.