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: 'It's unconscionable' BLMTO co-founder reacts to Const. Daniel Montsion's trial verdict

    In 2016, Abdirahman Abdi died while being arrested by Ottawa Police Const. Daniel Montsion. Montsion was charged with manslaughter, aggravated assault and assault, and today, a judge found him not guilty on all charges. Evan Solomon discusses the verdict with Sandy Hudson, co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.  
  • ESS: LTC homes could be forced to close, can't get insurance

    The Ontario Long-Term Care Association is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take action because insurance companies are not offering coverage for infectious diseases, including COVID-19. Without insurance, the LTC homes will be forced to close. Evan Solomon speaks about this with Laura Tamblyn-Watts, the CEO of CanAge.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: 'I need closure' Apple refuses to unlock deceased husband's phone for widow

    Before Carol-Anne Noble's husband died of cancer, he said his dying wish was for her to finish his book. But the pages are locked in his iPhone and iPad and she doesn't have the passwords. Evan Solomon talks to Carol about her four-year legal battle with Apple, and why she still can't get into the devices.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: 'The whole world can see the RCMP just standing there' Mi'kmaq fishers face more violence

    Evan Solomon speaks with Pam Palmater, Mi'kmaq lawyer and the Chair of Indigenous Governance at Ryerson University, about the latest violence the Mi'kmaq fishers are facing in Nova Scotia.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • Evan Solomon Show: N.Y. couple finds bottles of bootlegged whisky in home

    Nick Drummond and his partner Patrick discovered dozens of bootlegged whisky bottles wrapped in hay while completing repairs to their home in Ames, N.Y. Nick talks to Evan about their find, and the crazy story they discovered about the man who owned the home.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • Evan Solomon Show: Domestic abuse survivor shares message of courage

    Domestic violence helplines are a seeing a dramatic increase in calls during the pandemic. Evan Solomon speaks with Amber Solberg, a domestic abuse survivor in Alberta, about her experience and her message for victims struggling during the pandemic.   Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • Evan Solomon Show: 'A gift from him' Gord Downie's brother and friend discuss working on his posthumous album

    Gord Downie has a new posthumous double album, Away Is Mine, filled with the final songs he sang before he passed away. Evan Solomon speaks with Patrick Downie, Gord's brother, and Josh Finlayson, guitarist and co-writer on the album and Gord's long-time friend.  The full album will be released on October 16, 2020.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • Evan Solomon Show: How do you get young people to follow the COVID-19 rules?

    Evan Solomon chats with David Sweanor, an adjunct law professor at the University of Ottawa who has worked on anti-tobacco health policies for more than three decades. He says the scare messaging for COVID-19 guidelines isn't working.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.   
  • Evan Solomon Show: Dealing with a racist neighbour

    Tendayi Moyo says he and his partner can no longer live at their home because of threats from a racist neighbour. He speaks to Evan Solomon about what happened.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • Evan Solomon Show: WHO doctor weighs-in on lockdowns

    What is the World Health Organization's official stance on lockdowns? When will a COVID-19 vaccine be ready? Evan Solomon speaks with Dr. Peter Singer, special advisor to WHO Director General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and assistant director general of the WHO. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.