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: Ottawa mayor on the severe storm that left trail of destruction

    Ottawa officials continue to assess the damage after a severe storm left a trail of destruction across the city on Saturday. Mayor Jim Watson provides Evan the latest updates on the cleanup efforts, including restoring power to thousands of residents.  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 - Is Monkeypox a concern in Canada?

    Montreal Public Health said it's asking health workers to be alert for monkeypox after seeing 17 suspected cases in the area over the last week. Infectious Disease Specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch discusses the recent outbreak and what exactly the viral infection is capable of. 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 or Underplayed?

    The Ontario election campaign sputters on ahead of the June 2nd vote. 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 - Is a new parasite making people more attractive?

    A new study claims a mind-altering parasite spread by cats makes infected people more attractive to others. 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 - Should Canada end its connection to The Monarchy?

    Prince Charles and Camilla’s latest visit to Canada is re-igniting the debate of Canada’s connection to the monarchy as other countries cut ties. Peter Donolo is a Former Director of Communications for Prime Minister Chretien and tells Evan Solomon why he thinks its time the royal relationship ends. 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 - What is happening in Alberta Politics?

    Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has decided to resign as premier and leader of the United Conservative Party after narrowly winning a leadership review with just over 51 per cent of the votes. Commentators Zain Velji, Tom Mulcair, Tim Powers and Alberta MLA Drew Barnes join ‘The War Room’ panel to discuss the political fallout. 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: 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.