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  • The Morning Rush with Bill Carroll - The Morning Meeting

    Bill Carroll starts the show discussing the top and trending stories of the day in preparation for The Morning Rush joined by producer Corey Price. Every morning at 5 o'clock we let you look behind the curtains to the Morning Rush morning meeting with Bill Carroll. We talk about what's trending today, all the topics, and interviews for The Morning Rush show. 
  • Ottawa Now – Canada plans to ban Chinese tech giant from its 5G network

    Two years after the United Kingdom parted ways with Huawei, another big player will soon be banning the controversial Chinese tech giant from its 5G network. Along with ZTE, Huawei will soon be off the Canadian market, news that was made official today from Canada’s Minister of Innovation. What is the ripple effect from Thursday’s decision? Should we be worried about potential retaliation from China? Tech expert Carmi Levy joins Kristy Cameron on Ottawa Now.
  • Ottawa Now – ‘Without our operators, we don’t have a transit system’: OC Transpo launches hiring blitz with summer vacations trickling in, higher ridership demand expected this Fall

    New mandatory 30-minute breaks for local bus drivers has made a driver shortage even worse for our city. Clint Crabtree, the president of the union representing OC Transpo bus drivers, claimed that a total of 1,200 bus trips had been cancelled last Thursday alone. Ottawa’s Director of Transit Bus Operations clarified that the number of cancelled trips on May 12 was 531, while the GM of OC Transpo added that 300 buses have been scrapped on a daily basis. Citizen Transit Commissioner Sarah Wright-Gilbert says this bad news is further inflamed by looming summer vacations.
  • Ottawa Now – With COVID-19 still at large, growing number of countries seeing cases of ‘monkeypox’

    A growing number of countries around the world, including Canada, are reporting unusual outbreaks of ‘monkeypox’. Not only is this disease relatively rare, there are no clear links between some of the reported infections, further raising concerns about community spread and undetected cases. It’s the last thing we needed to hear after as the airborne COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc. What exactly is monkeypox? How is it transmitted? How can we detect it? How can we protect ourselves against it? Dr. Angela Rasmussen is a virologist at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization at the University of Saskatchewan. She joins Kristy Cameron on Ottawa Now.
  • ESS - Is Monkeypox a concern in Canada?

    Montreal Public Health said it's asking health workers to be alert for monkeypox after seeing 17 suspected cases in the area over the last week. Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch discusses the recent outbreak and what exactly the viral infection is capable of. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @EvanSolomonShow.
  • ESS - Overhyped or Underplayed?

    The Ontario election campaign sputters on ahead of the June 2nd vote. 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. Follow us on Twitter at @EvanSolomonShow. 
  • ESS - Is a new parasite making people more attractive?

    A new study claims a mind-altering parasite spread by cats makes infected people more attractive to others. CTV science and technology specialist, joins Evan Solomon for the weekly science segment 'Riskin It All'.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @EvanSolomonShow.
  • ESS - Should Canada end its connection to The Monarchy?

    Prince Charles and Camilla’s latest visit to Canada is re-igniting the debate of Canada’s connection to the monarchy as other countries cut ties. Peter Donolo is a Former Director of Communications for Prime Minister Chretien and tells Evan Solomon why he thinks its time the royal relationship ends. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @EvanSolomonShow.
  • ESS - What is happening in Alberta Politics?

    Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has decided to resign as premier and leader of the United Conservative Party after narrowly winning a leadership review with just over 51 per cent of the votes. Commentators Zain Velji, Tom Mulcair, Tim Powers and Alberta MLA Drew Barnes join ‘The War Room’ panel to discuss the political fallout. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Follow us on Twitter at @EvanSolomonShow.

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