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.

  • Hour 2 of The Evan Solomon Show for October 22nd, 2019

    With every election, there are upsets. Liberals Ralph Goodale and Amarjeet Sohi as well as independent MP Jane Philpott lost last night. Conservative MP for Milton, Lisa Raitt also lost her seat. We hear from Lisa as she discusses the 11 years of serving her riding. Later, the Green Party went from 2 seats to 3! Evan speaks with the newest federal Green Party MP -- Jenica Atwin. Plus, how is it that the Liberals -- with all their scandals -- still managed to carve out a minority government? Noted conservative pundit Jason Liaeter will give us his thoughts.

  • Hour 1 of The Evan Solomon Show for October 22nd, 2019

    Liberals win a minority government. They're disappointed... as are the Conservatives and the NDP. Former federal NDP Leader and now CTV News political analyst Tom Mulcair breaks down how it all panned out. Also, should Andrew Scheer step aside? Our listeners have their say. 

  • Hour 2 of The Evan Solomon Show for October 21st, 2019

    We ask you what's been OVER-HYPED and UNDERPLAYED. Plus, our political panel takes a pause from the negative campaigns to highlight some of the great candidates running for office. 

  • Hour 2 of The Bill Carroll Show for October 18th, 2019

    People with disabilities have been, for the most part, ignored by all of the political leaders. Reporters are tired of being given talking points instead of answers. Our Political Panel dissects the validity of Scheer's claim that an NDP-Liberal coalition would hike the GST to 7.5 percent, and whether it's bad optics for the NDP to keep a candidate whose offensive tweet from 2012 resurfaced.

  • Hour 1 of The Bill Carroll Show for October 18th, 2019

    An NDP candidate's offensive tweet from 2012 has resurfaced. Should that candidate be allowed to stay on as a member of the party? The Globe and Mail's Bob Fife discusses what a coalition government could look like. Speaking of coalition governments, who should get first crack at forming government? Is it the party with the most seats? Bill Carroll ends the hour with a 1-on-1 conversation with Conservative leader Andrew Scheer. The two discuss social issues, coalition governments, and how much an NDP-Liberal coalition could cost you.

  • Hour 2 of The Evan Solomon Show for October 17th, 2019

    It's the one year anniversary of legalized marijuana. Is it a success or has it failed to live up to expectations? Later, the Founder of 338 Canada says we shouldn't be surprised if we find ourselves in another federal election very soon. Also, in our final Political Panel before election day, Evan Solomon and company discuss a coalition government, whether or not endorsements are effective, and the promise to get rid of the Carbon Tax.

  • Hour 1 of The Evan Solomon Show for October 17th, 2019

    It's been two years since the passing of Gord Downie, and we still miss him dearly. Canadian comedian Rick Mercer comments on leaders not being truthful on the campaign trail. Former NDP leader and current CTV News political analyst Tom Mulcair says leaders are leveraging coalition talk to suit their narrative.

  • Hour 2 of The Evan Solomon Show for October 16th, 2019

    With poll numbers showing the strong possibility of a minority government, we look at what could happen in a coalition government situation. An 18-year-old woman with terminal cancer is urging Canadians to vote. Also, would you support a wealth tax?

  • Hour 1 of The Evan Solomon Show for October 16th, 2019

    Some federal parties love the talk of a coalition government. Others FEAR it. Is the topic of a coalition government being OVERHYPED or UNDERPLAYED? We gather your thoughts. Meanwhile, some people are fascinated by somebody falling on hard times. Why is that? Also, what is it like being a volunteer emergency response worker because where you live is SO small it doesn't have a doctor? You'll meet the chair and medical first response co-ordinator of the Big Tancook Island Emergency Response Association.

  • Hour 2 of The Evan Solomon Show for October 15th, 2019

    Do police officers and soldiers who commit suicide deserve the same ceremonial recognition as those who commit suicide? A widow of an officer is fighting for that recognition. Also, our Political Panel dissects whether or not the discussions of a coalition government are premature.

  • Evan Solomon

    Host of Ottawa Now, CTV's Question Period & National Affairs Specialist for Bell Media Radio