The Evan Solomon Show

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.

  • NTT: Olympic gold medallist says Hockey Canada only provided $4K to help with post-concussion medical expenses

    Olympic gold medallist Katie Weatherston is questioning Hockey Canada's priorities amid revelations of the governing body's use of its National Equity Fund to pay out sexual assault claims. She tells Deb Hutton when she sustained a traumatic brain injury, Hockey Canada told her it only had $4,000 available to help cover medical expenses. 

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  • NTT: Canada ill-equipped to deal with rising rates of dementia, report suggests

    Canada is falling behind in dealing with the increasingly complex needs of a rapidly aging population, a new report from CanAge, Canada’s National Seniors’ Advocacy Organization, has found. Founder and CEO Laura Tamblyn Watts tells Deb Hutton Canada is ill-equipped to deal with rising rates of dementia.

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  • NTT: Ottawa mayor tells Emergencies Act inquiry of convoy ‘lawlessness’

    Ottawa's outgoing mayor Jim Watson is testifying at the Emergencies Act inquiry, which is exploring the federal government's decision to invoke the Act for the first time last February. CTV's Mackenzie Gray joins Deb Hutton to provide the latest updates. 

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  • NTT: P.E.I. woman still doesn't have power 20 days after Fiona

    Twenty days after Hurricane Fiona hit her community, Taylor Zippel still doesn't have power. The woman from Canavoy, P.E.I. tells host Graham Richardson she has received very little information from Maritime Electric about why it's taking so long. 

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  • NTT: Overhyped v. Underplayed with Scott Reid

    Scott Reid, CTV News political commentator and former communications director for Prime Minister Paul Martin, joins host Graham Richardson for Overhyped vs. Underplayed. 

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  • NTT: Riskin It All with Dan Riskin

    Researchers who have spent 20 years working on exoskeletons for walking say they’ve hit the “tipping point.” CTV science and technology specialist Dan Riskin joins Graham Richardson for the weekly segment 'Riskin it All.' 

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  • NTT: The War Room panel

    Graham Richardson hosts 'The War Room' political panel discussion with Zain Velji, a political campaign strategist and partner at Northweather, Tim Powers, chairman of Summa Strategies and managing director of Abacus Data, and Tom Mulcair, CTV political analyst and former NDP leader. 

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  • NTT: Black community concerned DNA phenotyping may disproportionately target them

    Edmonton police are facing criticism after sharing a computer-generated image of a suspect they created with DNA phenotyping. Some say it could disproportionately target people of colour for criminal investigations. Host Graham Richardson speaks with Dr. Ellen Greytak at Parabon NanoLabs, which created the technology. 

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  • NTT: Canada helps buy land near Juno Beach to stop proposed condo development

    The battle to save a part of Juno Beach—a D-Day landing site and one of the most sacred places in Canadian military history—from development is over. Cindy Clegg, organizer of the Save Juno Beach campaign, tells host Graham Richardson this is incredible news for Canada. 

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  • NTT: Hockey Canada's CEO, entire board of directors stepping down

    Hockey Canada's CEO, Scott Smith, as well as the governing body's entire board of directors have stepped down as the organization confronts criticism over how it handled an alleged group sexual assault. Lisa Wallace, a parent of a minor hockey player and a freelance sports writer for the Canadian Press, joins guest host Graham Richardson. 

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