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: Kidnapped by circumstance with Lisa Raitt

    Lisa Raitt, former CPC MP and Deputy Leader, joins our regular segment: Kidnapped by Circumstance. Lisa's husband, Bruce, was diagnosed with young-onset Alzheimer's in 2016. Lisa talks to Evan Solomon about what her family is going through.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Should Canada boycott the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing?

    There are calls for Canada to boycott the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing because of concerns surrounding human rights violations in China. MP Adam van Koeverden, an Olympian and Canada's flag-bearer for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, tells Evan Solomon he does not think a boycott is the right way to go.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Should Canada boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing?

    There are calls for Canada to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing because of concerns surrounding human rights violations in China. MP Adam van Koeverden, an Olympian and Canada's flag-bearer for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, tells Evan Solomon he does not think a boycott is the right way to go.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Canadian author Ashley Audrain secures multimillion-dollar deal on first book

    Evan Solomon speaks with Ashley Audrain, author of The Push. Audrain has impressively already secured a multimillion-dollar deal for The Push, her first-ever novel.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Montreal family plans to challenge $3,100 curfew ticket

    Melissa Calhoun-Marolly, her husband, and their three kids were driving back to Quebec after taking care of Melissa's elderly father in New Brunswick. They arrived in the province after curfew, were stopped by police, and given a $3,100 ticket just twenty minutes from their home. Evan Solomon speaks with Melissa about what happened and how she plans to challenge the ticket.   Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Trump supporters flock to Parler app, alternative social media

    Jamil Jivani talks about the Parler app, what it is, and why Trump supporters are now flocking to the platform, with Justin Ling, a freelance investigative journalist.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Fallout continues after pro-Trump extremists attack Capitol

    Jamil Jivani speaks with Michael Castner, morning national news anchor for NBC news radio, about the latest updates out of Washington, D.C. after the riots at the Capitol.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Should Olympic athletes get priority access to COVID-19 vaccine?

    Evan Solomon speaks with Dick Pound, a longtime member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and a former Canadian Olympian, who says Olympic athletes should get the vaccine after frontline workers and long-term care residents.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: Kevin Vickers, hero of Parl. Hill attack, discusses siege on Capitol

    Evan Solomon talks about the attack at Capitol Hill by pro-Trump extremists with Kevin Vickers, former House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms, who stopped the gunman at Parliament Hill in 2014.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts. 
  • ESS: 'Tears in my eyes' Former U.S. Ambassador to Canada discusses Capitol riots

    Evan Solomon speaks with Bruce Heyman, former U.S. Ambassador to Canada and co-author of the best-selling memoir The Art of Diplomacy: Strengthening the Canada US relationship in times of uncertainty. Heyman describes what he felt while watching the Capitol riots.  Listen to The Evan Solomon Show podcast on the iHeart radio app, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.