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: 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: Riskin It All with Dan Riskin

    What do we know about the two killer whales who have been slaughtering sharks and eating their livers for five years? CTV science and technology specialist Dan Riskin joins Evan Solomon for a special two-block segment of '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: 'It's going to be a safe environment tomorrow' - Ottawa police chief on planned Canada Day protests

    Is Ottawa police prepared to welcome freedom protestors into the capital on Canada Day? How are they working to ensure it isn't a repeat of the 'Freedom Convoy' demonstration that took over the city's downtown for weeks in February? Interim police chief Steve Bell joins Evan to discuss.  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 White House official reacts to explosive testimony in Jan. 6 hearings

    The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol heard explosive testimony from a top aide in the Trump White House on Tuesday. Larry Haas, former White House official and Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council, discusses with Evan. 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: Prospective lawyer sues Alberta, says swearing oath to Queen violates religious freedoms

    A prospective lawyer in Edmonton is suing Alberta for requiring him to swear an oath to the Queen to practise law. Prabjot Singh Wirring tells Evan it violates his religious freedoms.  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: London woman calls for ban on fireworks

    Is it time to ban fireworks? King's University College and Fanshawe College student Becca Amendola has made repeated calls for a ban on them in her city of London, Ontario. She makes her case to Evan.  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: Ukrainian MP on the Russian airstrike that hit busy shopping mall

    A Russian airstrike struck a busy shopping mall in central Ukraine on Monday, prompting a search and rescue operation. Ukrainian MP Lesia Vasylenko joins Evan to provide the latest details. 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: Montreal man tries 50 poutines over 7 days, ranks top 5

    Niko Atsaidis, a Tik Toker from Montreal, tried 50 Quebec poutines over seven days, gained eight pounds, and spent over $1,225 dollars. He then ranked his top five. He shares his list with Evan. 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's former top soldier heads new Ukraine defence advisory council

    Retired Gen. Rick Hillier will chair a new strategic advisory council made up of some former military generals to advise Ukraine’s Territorial Defence Forces. He joins Evan to discuss what this role will entail and how it will aid Ukrainians.  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.