Grocery Store Drama; Answering the Phone; Worst Instrument Your Kid Can Play;
Jim starts the show and points out it's grumpy co-worker day and then throws to Producer Tony... Jim goes on a rant about Self Check Outs... he wants to be invited to the staff Christmas party. And after a short rant on grocery carts, he talks about expensive cars at the parking lot taking up 4 spots. Jim talks about a Colorado man who was hiking but presumed lost because who doesn't answer their phone. Ever have a friend that out of nowhere starts posting inspirational quotes on social media? Jim has some ideas as to why this is happening. Listener calls on worst instrument for your kids to learn to play in the home. Popular opinion is drums. Also how old is too old to go trick or treating?
ESS: Ontario COVID-19 modelling suggests province will see rise in cases, hospitalizations even without Omicron variantOntario will see a rise in ICU admissions related to COVID-19 that will put its hospitals under significant strain even without taking into account the spread of the Omicron variant, new modelling suggests. Dr. Isaac Bogoch, infectious diseases physician at Toronto General Hospital, discusses the new modelling, the Omicron variant, and the question on whether to travel with Evan. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.
ESS: 'It's infuriating' - Canadian traveller at quarantine facility describes prison-like conditionsTiffany Gaura and her two young daughters arrived at a quarantine facility after flying back to Calgary from Egypt on Saturday. She tells Evan the facility is like a prison — cold, unhealthy food, no fresh air, and no outside calls being patched through to her room. Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.