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: Proposed plan would see 30,000 shipments of nuclear waste move through Ontario

    Canada's nuclear industry has drafted a plan which would see up to 30,000 shipments of radioactive nuclear waste travel through Ontario over four decades. How safe is the transportation plan? Caitlin Burley, the Nuclear Waste Management Organization’s manager of transportation engagement, breaks it down with Evan. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Is America headed to a new civil war?

    A new book imagines a looming civil war in America. Stephen Marche's latest book The Next Civil War: Dispatches from the American Future explores possibilities and scenarios that are most likely to spark devastating chaos in the United States. He and Evan discuss the novel and the possible future of America. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Overhyped v. Underplayed with Scott Reid

    Scott Reid, CTV News political commentator and former communications director for Prime Minister Paul Martin, joins Evan Solomon for Overhyped vs. Underplayed. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.    
  • ESS: Iqaluit shuts down water treatment plant after fuel contamination

    For the second time in recent months, the capital of Nunavut has shut down its water treatment plant because of fuel contamination. Iqaluit Mayor Kenny Bells tells Evan the city is under a boil-water advisory again. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.  
  • ESS: More than a quarter of Canadians support jail time for the unvaccinated, poll finds

    A new poll from Maru Public Opinion has found that more than one in four Canadians would support jail time for the unvaccinated. John Wright, executive vice-president of the polling group, joins Evan on the show to break down the findings.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Jamaica's first Olympic alpine skier got his start in Canada

    Benjamin Alexander skied for the first time six years ago, at age 32. Now, he is Jamaica's first Olympic alpine skier. He tells Evan he got his start at a ski resort in British Columbia and the rest was history.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: A new book reveals a new suspect in the betrayal of Anne Frank

    Rosemary Sullivan is the author of a new book, "The Betrayal of Anne Frank," which points toward a new suspect in how Anne Frank's hideout was discovered in 1944. She tells Evan more about Arnold Van Der Bergh, a notary, who allegedly passed that information on. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.
  • ESS: Making sense of the current situation in Ukraine amid fears of continuing tensions with Russia

    A small group of Canadian special forces has been deployed to Ukraine as tensions rise in the country, with some fears of Russian aggression in the region. Steve Day, a former Canadian Special Operations Forces (CANSOF) Commander, explains to Evan the current situation, where things could go, and Canada's support. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.
  • ESS: The first Canadian woman in space reflects on her journey 30 years later

    Dr. Roberta Bondar became the first Canadian woman in space and the world's first neurologist in space as part of the 1992 Discovery mission. She joins Evan to reflect on that journey and the 30 years since then. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts
  • ESS: B.C man drives more than 100 snowed-in health care staff to work

    Over nine days, Bart Sutherland volunteered to drive more than 100 snowed-in health-care staff to work on Vancouver Island. He tells Evan after a near-fatal car accident and mental health struggles, he wanted to give back to the people who saved his life.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.