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: Meet 'Canadian Dave', the man who helped 100 people escape Afghanistan

    David Lavery, also known as 'Canadian Dave,' is an ex-special forces soldier with the Canadian Armed Forces. He tells Evan Solomon the story of how he helped to get at least 100 people out of Afghanistan in the final days of the Taliban's takeover. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.  
  • ESS: The War Room panel

    Evan Solomon hosts 'The War Room' election panel discussion with Zain Velji, a political campaign strategist and partner at Northweather, Tasha Kheiriddin, a principal with Navigator Ltd and a national political columnist for Postmedia, and Tom Mulcair, CTV political analyst and former NDP leader.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.  
  • ESS: Nanos on the Numbers

    Evan Solomon discusses the latest election polling with Nik Nanos, chief data scientist at Nanos Research.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: The War Room panel

    Evan Solomon hosts 'The War Room' election panel discussion with Zain Velji, a political campaign strategist and partner at Northweather, Tasha Kheiriddin, a principal with Navigator Ltd and a national political columnist for Postmedia, and Tom Mulcair, CTV political analyst and former NDP leader.  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 guest host Zain Velji (filling in for Evan Solomon) for our weekly segment: 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: The War Room panel

    Zain Velji, filling in for Evan Solomon, hosts 'The War Room' election panel discussion with Tasha Kheiriddin, a principal with Navigator Ltd and a national political columnist for Postmedia,Susan Smith, Principle of BlueSky Strategy Group, and Tom Mulcair, CTV political analyst and former NDP leader.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.  
  • ESS: The War Room panel

    Evan Solomon hosts 'The War Room' election panel discussion with Zain Velji, a political campaign strategist and partner at Northweather, Tasha Kheiriddin, a principal with Navigator Ltd and a national political columnist for Postmedia, and Tom Mulcair, CTV political analyst and former NDP leader.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.  
  • ESS: Canada's Victoria Cross has not yet been awarded. That may soon change.

    In 2007, Pte. Jess Randall Larochelle was awarded the Star of Military Valour for his heroic  actions in Afghanistan which saved the lives of countless Canadians.  Now, a group of Afghanistan veterans want to see that award upgraded to the top honour: the Canadian Victoria Cross. Retired General Rick Hillier tells the story of Larochelle’s heroism and bravery on The Evan Solomon Show.
  • ESS: Police investigating reports of sexual assault at Western University

    Western University is investigating reports of sexual violence, where up to 30 female students were allegedly drugged and assaulted over the weekend. Ziyana Kotadia, Vice-President University Affairs for the University Students' Council (USC), tells Evan the school community is heartbroken and it's not the first time there have been assaults on campus.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: The War Room panel

    Evan Solomon hosts 'The War Room' election panel discussion with Zain Velji, a political campaign strategist and partner at Northweather, Tasha Kheiriddin, a principal with Navigator Ltd and a national political columnist for Postmedia, and Tom Mulcair, CTV political analyst and former NDP leader.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.