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.

  • ESS: Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi on Islamophobia in Canada

    Zain Velji speaks with Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi about Islamophobia in Canada following the attack on a Muslim family in London, Ont. which left four people dead.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: The fast food chicken sandwich wars

    Evan Solomon speaks with Rick Christie, executive editor of The Palm Beach Post in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Gannett newspaper chain is hosting a competition to determine the best fast food chicken sandwich, an item that has gained massive popularity over the years.  Scott Reid, CTV News political commentator and former communications director for Prime Minister Paul Martin, shares his favourite chicken sandwich as well.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Overhyped vs. Underplayed

    Scott Reid, CTV News political commentator and former communications director for Prime Minister Paul Martin, joins Evan Solomon for our weekly segment: Overhyped vs. Underplayed. The topics discussed today include; NHL players receiving a travel exemption and Burger King trolling Chick-fil-A.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Alberta dog gains worldwide attention for painting

    Evan Solomon speaks with Megan Bolen, whose dog Rogan has gained worldwide attention for his paintings. Megan taught him to paint just over a year ago and his artwork has sold in several countries. All of the proceeds are donated to animal charities. If you are interested in buying one of Rogan's paintings you can find them here: https://auction.tripawds.com/.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.  
  • ESS: Dr. Abdu Sharkawy on 'hate-motivated' attack on Muslim family in London, Ont.

    Evan Solomon speaks with Dr. Abdu Sharkawy, CTV infectious diseases expert, about the "hate-motivated" attack on the Muslim family in London, Ontario. Four family members were killed and only the 9-year-old boy survived.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.       
  • ESS: 'They were so kind, so generous' Close family friend remembers victims of London attack

    Evan Solomon speaks with Yasmin Khan, a close family friend of the victims of the attack in London, Ont. She knew the family for over a decade. She remembers the family members and talks about the 9-year-old boy who survived the attack.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Overhyped vs. Underplayed

    Scott Reid, CTV News political commentator and former communications director for Prime Minister Paul Martin, joins Evan Solomon for our weekly segment: Overhyped vs. Underplayed. The topics discussed today include; Ontario keeping schools closed until September and the Habs/Jets playoff game.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: NFL promises to end 'race-norming' in concussion settlement

    The NFL says it will end 'race-norming,' which assumes Black players start out with lower cognitive functioning, making it harder for them to qualify for a concussion settlement. Evan Solomon discusses this with Eric Macramalla, a sports legal analyst for TSN and Forbes, the host of the TSN radio show “Offside,” and a Partner at Gowlings Law Firm.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: 'Reprehensible, a disgrace' Catholic Church refuses to release documents on residential schools

    The Catholic Church is refusing to apologize for its role in residential schools and will not release the documents. Evan Solomon discusses this with Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian, who has represented thousands of survivors in sexual abuse lawsuits against the Catholic Church. Garabedian is famously portrayed in the movie 'Spotlight.'   Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Cancel culture vs. stolen victimization

    Anger is growing across Canada over landmarks named after residential school leaders. Evan Solomon weighs-in on the renaming debate and responds to those who call it cancel culture.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.