Published On: Apr 02,2020
The pandemic has brought physical isolation and service disruptions — and a new set of challenges for those with substance-use disorders.
Published On: Mar 24,2020
Non-essential businesses across the province have been told to shut down. So why not liquor stores?
Published On: Mar 19,2020
As the coronavirus spreads, homeless shelters across the province are facing an unprecedented strain on resources.
Published On: Mar 18,2020
In 2018, the Great Lakes saw nearly 100,000 port visits by passengers. Now industry experts are worried that the pandemic will have “a similar impact to 9/11”
Published On: Mar 10,2020
An Ottawa branch is no longer opening its lobby early to provide additional shelter — and that’s raising bigger questions about how libraries serve and support vulnerable patrons.
Published On: Feb 14,2020
Gordon Harrison has been photographing wolves for more than a quarter-century. TVO.org speaks with the retired teacher about what draws him to the animals — and why they need our help.
Published On: Jan 24,2020
You’ll find English subtitles at productions of the Yu Theatre Society, but the company is all about putting on Chinese plays — in the original language.
Published On: Jan 13,2020
Research from the University of Ottawa suggests that educators are increasingly confronting violent incidents in classrooms across the province.
Published On: Dec 19,2019
Scott Drader has been offering space on his property to low-income tenants for cheap for two years. Both the town and his insurance company want them out.
Published On: Nov 28,2019
Colourless, odourless, and plentiful: Why Kingston is warning residents about radon.
Published On: Nov 08,2019
Since 2016, Leeds Grenville has offered support for those who need a vehicle to get to work — and data shows that household earnings are rising
Published On: Oct 31,2019
For more than a decade, paranormal investigator Mandy Rose has been hunting ghosts in eastern Ontario. TVO.org spends an evening with her at Peterborough’s “most haunted spot”
Published On: Oct 16,2019
Record flooding has been devastating shoreline communities in eastern Ontario. Some point to climate change — others say an international water-regulation plan is to blame.
Published On: Oct 11,2019
TVO.org speaks with immigration-services providers in Belleville, Brockville, and Kingston about the issues that should be top of mind during the federal-election campaign.
Published On: Sep 10,2019
A little over a month from now, thousands of students will be casting ballots in their own version of the federal election. TVO.org talks with a non-profit that’s working to create a new generation of informed voters.
Published On: Aug 09,2019
After the sudden closure of a shelter, tents sprang up in parks across the city. Many locals want them gone — while experts say they’re a symptom of a larger problem
Published On: Aug 08,2019
The number of new for-sale listings is falling. The rental-vacancy rate is the lowest in Ontario. But will boosting the supply be enough?
Published On: Aug 07,2019
The city has a housing shortfall of about 600 units, but new housing isn’t being built. Council is trying to encourage affordable development — but critics say it’s not enough.