Chantal Braganza

Chantal Braganza produces stories about social justice, health care, culture, and politics for TVO. She is a producer on the On Docs podcast, writes features for, edits the Daily newsletter, and occasionally produces panel interviews for The Agenda With Steve Paikin.

Chantal Braganza's articles

Published On: July 23, 2019
Commercial truffle production is virtually non-existent in Ontario — but perhaps not for long  
Published On: May 03, 2019 talks to Rotem Anna Diamant, president and founder of Canada Comics Open Library, about storytelling, underrepresented voices, and how cataloguing shapes what — and how — we read.  
Published On: April 11, 2019
Legal tailgating. More gambling. Drinking in parks. breaks down what the Tories’ first budget has to say about vice
Published On: April 11, 2019
One of the marquee items in the 2019 budget is a child-care tax credit. explains how it works — and what else parents should know
Published On: March 01, 2019
For more than a year, Carly Harnadek’s family was filmed as it focused on therapy for Oskar, who’s been diagnosed with severe autism. She speaks to about her experience and the Ontario government’s overhaul of autism-therapy funding.
Published On: February 21, 2019
Indigenous women experience higher rates of poor birth outcomes, such as low birth weight and infant mortality. The Baby Bundle Project aims to change that.
Published On: February 12, 2019
ANALYSIS: Twenty-five years after it became a regulated profession in the province, midwifery is at a crossroads. Chantal Braganza looks at the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
Published On: August 09, 2018
Some police forces have developed guidelines — but critics say they give law enforcement too much power.
Published On: July 17, 2018
A new report suggests that Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board be restructured or replaced — but experts say the approach ignores wider systemic issues.
Published On: June 28, 2018
As an act of reconciliation, some Ontarians are seeking to transfer ownership of their property to First Nations — but the process is more complicated than you might think.
Published On: June 05, 2018
Ryerson University’s Yellowhead Institute launches this week. We speak to Indigenous education adviser Hayden King about the complex process of reconciliation in post-secondary institutions.
Published On: May 29, 2018
OPINION: For some people, access to a toilet is critical, writes Chantal Braganza. Our politicians need to start prioritizing public facilities.
Published On: May 17, 2018
Many Christian congregations are shrinking, but the province’s places of worship are reinventing themselves for those in need of homes.
Published On: May 10, 2018
ANALYSIS: A pair of recent viral videos show racialized people reacting to abuse in very different ways — and both approaches are equally legitimate, writes Chantal Braganza.
Published On: May 09, 2018
Evan Balgord, co-founder of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, on right-wing extremism, radicalization, and fighting back against intolerance.
Published On: May 07, 2018
ANALYSIS: Reports suggest Canada is looking to reopen the STCA with the U.S. — but, some experts warn, that could have negative consequences for asylum seekers.
Published On: April 30, 2018
ANALYSIS: Marijuana enforcement has disproportionately affected people of colour — and now they’re being cut out of the new pot economy. But there are steps we can take to fix that, writes Chantal Braganza.
Published On: April 18, 2018
Those who were forced to attend residential schools are entitled to financial compensation for the abuse they suffered. So why aren’t former patients of so-called Indian hospitals?