The Evan Solomon Show

Evan Solomon

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Seasoned political journalist and national affairs specialist Evan Solomon brings his passion for breaking news and storytelling to in-depth interviews with national and international newsmakers from the worlds of politics, sports and entertainment.

  • Hour 2 of The Evan Solomon Show for July 18th, 2019

    Alanna Baker, the Director of Government Relations for the Hotel Association of Canada, believes that AirBnB (and those who rent from it) should pay local taxes. Where do you stand on this issue? Also, a study finds that rent is outpacing earnings of people making minimum wage. Are you being priced out of your neighbourbood?

  • Hour 1 of The Evan Solomon Show for July 18th, 2019

    Did Conservative leader Andrew Scheer make the Nutritional Guide a political document? Listeners chime-in with their thoughts. Duff Conacher, the co-founder of Democracy Watch, wonders why the Ethics Commissioner pre-approved a private flight taken by Liberal MP Dominic Leblanc. Also, should E-bikes have a place alongside cars on the road?

  • Hour 2 of The Evan Solomon Show for July 17th, 2019

    What were the odds of the Notre Dame Cathedral collapsing during April's massive fire? According to today's findings, higher than we thought. A daughter was told it would cost her over $1,000 for her to access her deceased father's medical records. Evan gets her reaction in this hour. Plus, Health Canada has ordered 30+ doctors to providing stem cell therapy.

  • Hour 1 of The Evan Solomon Show for July 17th, 2019

    After losing his wife and kids in the Ethiopian plane crash, Paul Njoroge testified in front of U-S Congress. Minutes before those hearings, Boeing announced a $100-million fund to support the families of the 737 MAX crash victims. Some are calling it a bad P.R. stunt. The Ontario government has written off a $445-million bailout loan to Chrysler. Should corporate subsidies be stopped? Aaron Wudrick of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation thinks so. And later, 'El-Chapo' gets sentenced to life in prison.

  • Hour 2 of The Evan Solomon Show for July 16th, 2019

    A gay couple is saddened that the Anglican Church of Canada has voted against changing its marriage rules to allow same-sex unions. A Manitoba politician hopes to drop the tax on women pay for haircuts. Plus, do you think election signs should be banned?

  • Hour 1 of The Evan Solomon Show for July 16th, 2019

    There's more fallout with President Trump and his questionable tweets from last weekend. We ask you if the Trump tweets were racist. A victim of the Polytechnique shooting quit the Federal Firearms Advisory Committee out of frustration over the lack of control on assault-style riffles. Plus, yesterday's temperature in Alert, Nunavut was warmer than in Victoria, BC. Should we be concerned?

  • Hour 2 of The Evan Solomon Show for July 15th, 2019

    A survey shows the Top 5 issues that might affect a Canadian's vote in this fall's federal election. The new Passenger Bill of Rights takes effect today, but not everybody is happy with it. Evan asks listeners for their BAD airline stories. And later, do you think our MP's are overworked?

  • Hour 1 of The Evan Solomon Show for July 15th, 2019

    President Trump is known to voice his opinions on Twitter, but many are calling some of his tweets over the weekend 'racist'. Evan had to deal a racist oaf of his own. Do health care patients need more protections? And later, we take your thoughts on the next James Bond (according to an anonymous insider) being a black woman.

  • Hour 2 of The Bill Carroll Show for July 12th, 2019

    Evan Solomon fills in for Bill Carroll this fine Friday. After one horse died during a chuckwagon race at the Calgary Stampede, some people are saying it's high time to ban the race. Glen Assoun was wrongfully convicted of murder, but the RCMP denies any cover-up. And later, what's your main election issue heading into October?

  • Hour 1 of The Bill Carroll Show for July 12th, 2019

    Evan Solomon fills in for Bill Carroll this fine Friday. Sending your kids to camp does test a parent's resolve. A politician is asking a female reporter to bring a male chaperone, saying it would be unprofessional to be alone with a woman who's not my wife.' And later, France will implement a digital services tax.

  • Evan Solomon

    Host of Ottawa Now, CTV's Question Period & National Affairs Specialist for Bell Media Radio