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: Doctors urge Ontario to end need for consent before suspending life support

    Ontario's Bioethics Table is urging the province to end the need for consent before withdrawing a patient from life support if hospitals get overwhelmed during COVID-19. This is one of several recommendations made by the table. Jamil Jivani speaks with Dr. James Downar, head of the division of palliative care at the University of Ottawa and a member of the Provincial Bioethics Table.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Evan Solomon shuts down anti-vaxxer

    Evan Solomon shuts down an anti-vaxxer who calls into the show.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: City councillor proposes new bylaw on outdoor cats

    Michael Wolfe, a city councillor in Richmond B.C., introduced a motion at city council to put regulations in place on outdoor cats. In Victoria, B.C. cats must be leashed in public spaces or owners risk a fine. Evan Solomon speaks to Michael Wolfe about this proposed bylaw.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: "It's horrific" Homeless man freezes to death, steps from shelter

    Raphaël André, 51, froze to death just steps outside of a Montreal shelter that was forced to close at 9:30pm because of the pandemic. Evan Solomon speaks about the difficulties homeless people are facing during the pandemic with Nakuset, the executive director of the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal and co-manager of Resilience Montreal.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Tory MP Derek Sloan to fight efforts to expel him from caucus

    Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole says he's launching an effort to remove MP Derek Sloan from caucus, because the Sloan campaign received a donation from white supremacist Paul Fromm last year. Evan Solomon speaks about this with Jason Lietaer, president of Enterprise Canada and a Conservative strategist.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Rabbi Bulka "Canada's Rabbi" discusses cancer diagnosis

    Evan Solomon speaks with Rabbi Reuven Bulka, “Canada’s Rabbi”, about his cancer diagnosis, regrets, confronting fear, and the worldwide virtual prayer taking place for him.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: 'He's in terrible danger' Bill Browder discusses Alexei Navalny's arrest

    Evan Solomon speaks to Bill Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital, the head of the Global Magnitsky Justice campaign, and the author of Red Notice, about Alexei Navalny's arrest and jailing in Russia.   Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcast, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: "Extremely disappointed" Health Min. Christine Elliott responds to MPP Baber's open letter

    Ontario Health Minister and Deputy Premier Christine Elliott responds to MPP Roman Baber's open letter opposing the lockdown in Ontario. Elliott tells Jamil Jivani she is "extremely disappointed" with Baber's open letter.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: "Extremely disappointed" Health Min. Christine Elliott responds to MPP Baber's open letter

    Ontario Health Minister and Deputy Premier Christine Elliott responds to MPP Roman Baber's open letter opposing the lockdown in Ontario. Elliott tells Jamil Jivani she is "extremely disappointed" with Baber's open letter.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Kidnapped by circumstance with Lisa Raitt

    Lisa Raitt, former CPC MP and Deputy Leader, joins our regular segment: Kidnapped by Circumstance. Lisa's husband, Bruce, was diagnosed with young-onset Alzheimer's in 2016. Lisa talks to Evan Solomon about what her family is going through.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.