Overview with Evan Solomon

Evan Solomon

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 February 27th, 2020

    What is 'critical infrastructure'? The province of Alberta has introduced legislation that, if approved, jails pipeline protesters for up to six months and fine them heavily. Is this legal? Also, could the federal government be liable for the forced implementation of the carbon tax on Alberta? We put these questions to U of O law professor Carissima Mathen. Later, we speak with the Canada Bureau Chief for the New York Times about an investigative piece about fashion icon Peter Nygard, who has allegations of sexual abuse tossed against him.

  • Hour 1 of The Evan Solomon Show for February 27th, 2020

    The government has been secretly paying for Harry, Meghan and Archie's security. Are we gettin' royally hosed or should we 'invest' in protecting them? Evan says: 'Welcome to Canada!' We get the latest on the ever evolving COVID-19 story. Is it time to press the panic button yet? Today's the final day to get into Conservative leadership race. Jason Lietaer breaks down the field of participants and who is the favourite to come out on top.

  • Hour 2 of The Evan Solomon Show for February 26th, 2020

    Face-Off: Pro-pipeline vs Anti-pipeline. Mi’kmaq lawyer, professor and activist Pam Palmater debates B.C. Liberal MLA and former Chief Councillor of the Haisla Nation Ellis Ross. 

    Ever done a plank? How long did that last? We meet George Hood, a 62 year-old retired U.S. Marine, who set the Guiness World Record for holding the abdominal plank position. He did it for 8 HOURS and 15 MINUTES plus... WOW! 

    Also, food couriers ... UNITE!

  • Hour 1 of The Evan Solomon Show for February 26th, 2020

    Evan wonders about age and 'pressure'.

    On Power Play, Canada's Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Theresa Tam said Canada has taken measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Are you worried that this get could worse? If so, are you prepping?

    A former member of the University of Guelph's track team discusses her article about the toxic culture on the university's track team with Dave Scott-Thomas. Meanwhile, Queen's University track coach Steve Boyd was fired for commenting on the story and the toxic coaching culture.

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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.