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: Kraft Dinner soft serve to make its Calgary Stampede debut

    The Calgary Stampede has released the list of midway food that will debut this year. The additions include pizza with cow tongue, hotdogs with worms on it, and Kraft Dinner soft serve. Kyle Russell, director of Calgary Stampede programming, describes to Evan what guests can expect with each offering.  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: The War Room panel

    Evan Solomon hosts 'The War Room' political panel discussion with Zain Velji, a political campaign strategist and partner at Northweather, Tom Mulcair, CTV political analyst and former NDP leader, and Tim Powers, chairman of Summa Strategies and managing director of Abacus Data. 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: Parents under investigation after letting 6-year-old son run full marathon

    Ben Crawford is defending his decision to allow his six-year-old son to run a full marathon alongside his family. He explains to Evan how the decision was made and the public reaction that came out of it. Then, we take your texts and calls.  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: Canada and France discuss importance of protecting Juno Beach

    Tireless efforts to stop a proposed condo development on Juno Beach in France, where hundreds of Canadians died during the D-Day landings of the Second World War, have shown to be effective. Cindy Clegg, organizer of the 'Save Juno Beach' campaign, tells Evan a meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron resulted in their commitment to protect the site. 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: Ontario party leaders set to square off at first official debate of election

    What can Ontario voters expect heading into the first official leadership debate of the provincial election? Where do the party leaders stand? Robert Benzie, Queen's Park Bureau Chief for the Toronto Star, joins Evan to break it down.  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: Buffalo shooter targeted Black neighbourhood, officials say

    Ten people were killed and three injured during a racially motivated mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Sherri Darlene, the founder of Justice 4 Black Lives in the Niagara Region, tells Evan her heart sank when she heard the news as her father shops at the store nearly every day. 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: Riskin It All with Dan Riskin

    What is the science behind one-hit wonders? Dan Riskin, 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: Ontario Greens release fully-costed election platform

    The Green Party of Ontario has officially unveiled their election campaign platform. Leader Mike Schreiner joins Evan to break it down. 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 v. Underplayed with Scott Reid

    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: Former athletes suing Gymnastics Canada over alleged abuse

    More than a dozen former Canadian gymnasts have launched a class-action lawsuit against Gymnastics Canada and six provincial member organizations. Amelia Cline, the lead plaintiff, tells Evan there were numerous abuses that left her with long-lasting issues. 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.