Ashley Okwuosa's articles
Published On: July 13, 2021
In April 2020, the Ontario Correctional Institute saw what was then the most significant outbreak at any provincially run prison. What lessons were learned — and who was to blame?
Published On: May 12, 2021
Rouge National Urban Park has proposed changes to its sprawling green space. What happens when environmental and accessibility concerns clash?
Published On: March 04, 2021
TVO.org speaks with the University Health Network’s director of geriatrics about the province’s approach to prioritization — and why it could put more older Ontarians at risk.
Published On: February 24, 2021
Ottawa has updated its policy for international graduates — but advocates say it hasn’t gone far enough to address longstanding issues and new pandemic realities.
Published On: February 01, 2021
Health workers of colour are on the front lines of the pandemic — and experts say they’re bearing a disproportionate share of its effects.
Published On: January 21, 2021
The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit and local organizations are poised to apply for provincial funding. But the process is long and complicated — and there’s no guarantee of success.
Published On: December 17, 2020
Barry Wellman has been studying social networks since long before any of us ever heard the term. TVO.org speaks with the sociologist about what's changed and stayed the same about how we connect now.
Published On: December 08, 2020
Although Nikitha Balasubramanya and her family are Hindu, they wanted to give their three-year-old the full Christmas experience this year. So they turned to social media for suggestions — and it delivered.
Published On: November 12, 2020
The impacts of the COVID-19 are not being felt equally — and women are facing unprecedented challenges. How much support will the government give them during and after the pandemic?
Published On: November 06, 2020
COVID-19 readiness plans. Quarantine. Delayed permits. International students who planned to attend college or university in this province are facing obstacles on their path back to the classroom.
Published On: October 20, 2020
Forty-foot towers. Hundred-foot trenches. In the Township of Douro-Dummer, residents consider large-scale options to deal with slow and unreliable internet.
Published On: October 09, 2020
Mary Ann Shadd’s the "Provincial Freeman" provided African-Americans with vital information about Canada and the Underground Railroad. TVO.org speaks with her descendants about her ideals, her advocacy, and her legacy.
Published On: September 23, 2020
After learning about the Rural Employment Initiative, Manikantan Chandrasekharan left Mississauga and moved to Sault Ste. Marie. Now, thanks to COVID-19, more people are considering the program than ever before.