Claude Sharma's articles
TVO.org speaks with director Catie Lamer about her new documentary, “Northern Gold” — and about how the precious metal has shaped the city’s past and present.
This Valentine’s Day, TVO.org talks to Professor Jason Lepojärvi — better known as “Dr. Love” — about romance, friendship, and why it’s better to be in Finland on February 14.
Political strife in Haiti brought him to Canada. A chance encounter in a restaurant brought him to the northeastern town of Mattawa — and a life in politics.
On the hunt for skilled employees, the city is making a pitch to thousands of workers in Oshawa who’ll soon be out of a job.
Want to buy your own piece of the province for $500? Maybe you should consider heading to Smooth Rock Falls.
You’ve probably never seen one — few have. But experts say their numbers may be on the rise.
The Sudbury native was recently inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. He talks about the game, the calls, and his famous catchphrase
Can new logos and slogans help northeastern communities boost their populations? Designer and Sudbury native Bruce Mau talks municipal makeovers and why the north needs to stop imitating the south.
Inspired by his family’s service, John Hetherington leads battlefield tours of Europe to tell the stories of Canadians who fought and died.
Brock McGillis came out after his hockey career ended — now he’s coaching young players on how to stop using hateful language on and off the ice.
Just two of the 36 mayoral candidates in the region’s five largest cities are women — and while things are changing, some say they’re changing too slowly.
A recent study found that young people in northern Ontario are much less likely to pursue post-secondary education than their southern peers. Here’s why.
At the Eshki-nishnaabemjig camp in northeastern Ontario, adult learners are brushing up on their ancestral language.
Indigenous-led agencies are taking over from the Children’s Aid Society — and placing children in homes where they can stay connected to their cultures.
A new permanent exhibition at Algoma University commemorates the dark history of Shingwauk Indian Residential School.
Sudbury’s proposed NEO Kids hospital would help families with seriously ill children avoid frequent, gruelling road trips to the south — but with a new government in place, its future is uncertain.
At designated sites across the province, visitors can camp out and take in the stars — without light pollution getting in the way.
With the SIU investigating Timmins police in the deaths of two members of Fort Albany First Nation, the city has promised to take action to address widespread racial discrimination.