Claude Sharma


Claude Sharma is TVO's northeastern Ontario Hub reporter.

Claude Sharma's articles

Published On: Nov 16,2018
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.  
Published On: Nov 08,2018
Inspired by his family’s service, John Hetherington leads battlefield tours of Europe to tell the stories of Canadians who fought and died.
Published On: Oct 22,2018
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.
Published On: Sep 18,2018
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.
Published On: Sep 14,2018
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.
Published On: Aug 30,2018
At the Eshki-nishnaabemjig camp in northeastern Ontario, adult learners are brushing up on their ancestral language.
Published On: Aug 24,2018
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.
Published On: Aug 23,2018
A new permanent exhibition at Algoma University commemorates the dark history of Shingwauk Indian Residential School.
Published On: Jul 11,2018
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.
Published On: Jul 09,2018
At designated sites across the province, visitors can camp out and take in the stars — without light pollution getting in the way.
Published On: Jun 25,2018
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.  
Published On: Jun 15,2018
"Broken" after his discharge from the army, ex-paratrooper Eric Coupal founded the Quartz Ridge Sanctuary, near Sudbury, to help his fellow vets.
Published On: Jun 04,2018
A Liberal backroom deal made national headlines last year, but many Sudbury residents say the Election Act trial is old news in the city.
Published On: May 18,2018
Vast and sparsely populated, the constituency was created in 2017 to amplify the voices of francophone communities in the north.
Published On: May 11,2018
The party is no longer fighting for the creation of a separate province of Northern Ontario. So what is it fighting for?
Published On: May 04,2018
Canine overpopulation in the North is leaving hundreds of dogs out in the cold — but the Ontario SPCA is fighting to change that.
Published On: Apr 25,2018
In northern Ontario, more First Nations girls are strapping on the skates — and parents are seeing the benefits far beyond the rink.