Charnel Anderson

Charnel Anderson is TVO.org's northwestern Ontario Hubs reporter.

Charnel Anderson's articles

Published On: September 30, 2021
Indigenous communities have their own experts and ways of knowing. Here’s how people are working to bring them together with Western science to tackle the climate emergency.
Published On: September 30, 2021
September 30 will now be marked as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Since 2013, it’s been Orange Shirt Day. But its roots stretch back long before that.
Published On: September 16, 2021
TVO.org speaks with the Assembly of First Nations national chief about “Creator-given rights” and building a more just and equitable society for everyone.
Published On: August 18, 2021
The muskie may be the second-biggest fish in Ontario — but it’s the first-biggest fish in this northwestern city.
Published On: July 23, 2021
This jolly, happy soul has won a regional roadside-attraction contest before. Now, he's taking on the whole province.
Published On: July 12, 2021
The chief of M’Chigeeng First Nation tells TVO.org why it’s important for women to lead — and how she navigates Canadian politics.
Published On: July 09, 2021
At the junction of Highway 101 and the Trans-Canada, travellers are treated to an unusual sight — a roughly eight-metre tall waterfowl.
Published On: June 29, 2021
The process is lengthy, complex, and expensive. TVO.org looks at how gravesite investigations work — and whether the government needs to go further.
Published On: June 24, 2021
For more than 60 years, researchers have been studying wolves and moose on Isle Royale. But should humans be interfering with nature?
Published On: June 07, 2021
TVO.org speaks with the CEO of the Native Women’s Association of Canada about the government’s priorities — and why the organization has created its own path forward.
Published On: May 18, 2021
Researchers say that seeing loved ones is good for patients and their health-care team — and they’re urging hospitals to introduce evidence-based visitation policies. 
Published On: April 16, 2021
After expelling the OPP from the community, chief and council say they want to establish their own police force. What would that involve — and how could the system be changed?
Published On: March 18, 2021
Until recently, the region had avoided widespread community transmission. So why does it now have the most active cases per 100,000 people in Ontario?
Published On: March 15, 2021
In Thunder Bay, police officers and crisis workers respond to mental-health calls together ­­– all part of an attempt to save time, promote de-escalation, and provide supports.
Published On: February 25, 2021
TVO.org speaks with Ryan Patchett-Marble about the possible benefits of psilocybin treatment — and why he thinks it’s important to have direct experience.
Published On: January 26, 2021
Winter roads. Far-flung communities. Thousands of doses of vaccine. Inside the efforts to stage “probably the biggest public-health program Canada has ever undertaken.”
Published On: January 15, 2021
The city halted fare collection in the face of COVID-19. Now a local advocacy coalition wants council to make no-cost travel permanent.
Published On: December 21, 2020
Earlier this month, Brayden Bushby was found guilty in the death of an Indigenous woman in Thunder Bay. Ahead of his sentencing, TVO.org speaks to three Indigenous women from the city about the case’s significance — and what it means for the community.