Claude Sharma's articles
Published On: August 15, 2019
The Canadian Wrestling Federation puts on a show when it visits Indigenous communities. But it also takes on pressing issues like substance abuse, bullying, and suicide.
Published On: July 24, 2019
TVO.org talks to chairman and commissioner David Clanachan about the brand-new Canadian Premier League — and raising the sport’s profile nationwide.
Published On: July 22, 2019
In the 1970s, the agency sent astronauts to northeastern Ontario to prepare for their trips to the moon — and helped drive the region’s scientific aspirations.
Published On: July 09, 2019
Almost 1,500 people died of opioid-related overdoses across the province in 2018. Police are hoping that criminal charges will act a deterrent — but critics say that the legal system is not the answer.
Published On: June 24, 2019
At Rainbow Camp, located just east of Sault Ste. Marie, young people canoe, do yoga, and learn about LGBTQ history. TVO.org talks with co-founder Harry Stewart about how the camp came to be and why it’s important to build supportive environments.
Published On: June 07, 2019
TVO.org speaks with Sarita Verma, incoming dean and CEO of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, about the special challenges of providing medical care in the north and who she hopes will replace her.
Published On: May 28, 2019
When Yvonne, Émilie, Marie, Annette, and Cécile Dionne were born in 1934, they were an immediate global sensation. At this museum in North Bay, you can learn about their life and legacy.
Published On: May 13, 2019
In the past, evacuations from the remote First Nation disrupted education and set students back — this year, class will be in session despite the floods.
Published On: April 17, 2019
American researchers were looking for the ideal place to test aerial-imaging technology for detecting animals in the wild — and they found it at the Polar Bear Habitat in Cochrane.
Published On: April 12, 2019
At St. David Catholic Elementary, the third-graders practise throwing, running, jumping, balancing — all part of a program that breaks down the basics of an active lifestyle.
Published On: March 29, 2019
TVO.org talks to Little Native Hockey League president Marian Jacko about the growth of the annual tournament — and what the sport means to Indigenous youth.
Published On: March 06, 2019
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.
Published On: February 14, 2019
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.
Published On: February 13, 2019
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.
Published On: February 06, 2019
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.
Published On: January 10, 2019
Want to buy your own piece of the province for $500? Maybe you should consider heading to Smooth Rock Falls.
Published On: December 04, 2018
You’ve probably never seen one — few have. But experts say their numbers may be on the rise.
Published On: November 19, 2018
The Sudbury native was recently inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. He talks about the game, the calls, and his famous catchphrase