Patrick Lagacé and Evan Solomon now part of News Talk Radio, CJAD 800

— September 14, 2016

MONTRÉAL (September 14, 2016) — CJAD 800 is delighted to welcome Patrick Lagacé and Evan Solomon as the newest members of its on-air team. The pair made their debuts on September 6. 2HEO3 Patrick Lagacé, La Presse columnist and TV host, joins THE AARON RAND SHOW for a daily conversation. Lagacé, one of the most popular commentators in Quebec, offers perspective on the big stories making news locally and around the world. He can be heard weekdays, at 5:35 p.m. Evan Solomon, one of the top political minds in Canada and host of CTV’s QUESTION PERIOD, joins THE ANDREW CARTER MORNING SHOW. Solomon shares insight on political action above and below the border. Solomon can be heard Monday through Thursday, at 8:35 a.m. For CJAD 800 Program Director Chris Bury, the new additions are major assets: “We’re very excited to have added two of the country’s most influential journalists to our roster of collaborators. Pat knows absolutely everything that’s happening in Montreal and Quebec and will provide our listeners with valuable insight. Evan is one of our most passionate and informed commentators on national and international news. I’m confident CJAD 800 listeners will tune in to hear what they have to say.” Lagacé and Solomon are part of a lineup of CJAD 800 commentators and contributors that already includes: businessman Kevin O’Leary, award-winning sports columnist Michael Farber, celebrity chef Ricardo Larrivée and others.

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