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 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.

  • Hour 1 of The Evan Solomon Show for October 15th, 2019

    Did Jagmeet Singh err when he spoke about a coalition government SO early? CTV Power Play host Don Martin discusses the possibility of a coalition government. Newstalk 1010 political editor Dave Trafford dives into what COULD be done by your next Prime Minister to improve the way the government looks after your health. Also, an Irishman put the 'FUN' into his OWN funeral.

  • Hour 2 of the Bill Carroll Show for October 11th, 2019

    What is really going on in Syria, and does Canada have any responsibilities? Michael Nesbitt is an Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary, and he joins the Bill Carroll Show to share his thoughts. Plus, our Political Panel dives into the latest headlines from the campaign trail.

  • Hour 1 of the Bill Carroll Show for October 11th, 2019

    Bill Carroll steers you into the Thanksgiving long weekend. Do you talk politics over turkey? In an election year, do those conversations have the potential to change the way people vote? Bill takes your calls on that. We speak to CTV Ottawa's Leslie Roberts, who publicly announced this morning that he is gay. Plus, is paying millions of dollars for customized medication an ethnical problem?

  • Hour 2 of The Evan Solomon Show for October 10th, 2019

    Comedian Sugar Sammy announces tour dates by putting up parody billboards. One of them mocks Maxime Bernier's 'Say No To Mass Immigration' billboards. Comedic legend Rick Mercer hilariously dissects the latest news in the 43rd federal election campaign. What's YOUR Ballot Box Question? Also, Sesame Street has introduced a new Muppet whose parents are dealing with an opioid addiction. Is it age appropriate?

  • Hour 1 of The Evan Solomon Show for October 10th, 2019

    There is a difference between 'likeable' and 'electable'. We are this deep into the federal election campaign, and there are STILL bozo eruptions occurring. Squirrels have mistaken a vehicle for a tree -- and they successfully stored more than 200 walnuts under the hood. And later, we say goodbye to our friend Mark Lewis.

  • Evan Solomon

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