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.
Published On: Aug 06,2019
Prices are rising. Houses and apartments are becoming short-term rentals. Here’s why it’s getting harder to find a place to live in the county — and what locals are doing about it.
Published On: Aug 06,2019
In this five-part series, TVO.org will examine how the housing crisis is affecting communities across the province — and what they’re doing to combat it
Published On: Aug 02,2019
Kolby Parks lies down on a board and flies down streets at speeds of up to 154 kilometres an hour. We visit him in Picton to find out why.
Published On: Jul 26,2019
The fatal brain disease has been infecting deer across North America. TVO.org speaks with Keith Munro, wildlife biologist for Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters, about what it is and how to fight it.
Published On: Jul 04,2019
Nearly a decade after the farm at Kingston’s Collins Bay Institution closed, a new one is set to open — but not all those who fought for it are celebrating.
Published On: Jun 14,2019
In the green-burial section of Glenwood Cemetery, in Picton, there’s no steel, no concrete, and no formaldehyde — just bodies, sometimes blankets, and earth
Published On: Jun 07,2019
As the gig economy expands, employer-provided dental plans are getting rarer — and that’s bad news for millennial dental health.
Published On: May 31,2019
TVO.org talks to Dan Haley, founder of Peterborough’s Haley House, about the special needs of elderly prisoners — and how to help them die with dignity.
Published On: May 27,2019
The Tory government is planning to change the way victims are assessed and financially compensated — and critics are worried that vulnerable people will suffer.
Published On: May 16,2019
Once a month, scientists gather at a local pub to talk about their findings and their work — and everyone’s invited. It’s all part of an effort to break down barriers between experts and the public.
Published On: May 15,2019
In the mid-1840s, tens of thousands of Irish immigrants arrived in the Province of Canada, desperate to find a home. At the Great Famine Voices Roadshow, you’ll hear their stories.
Published On: May 07,2019
For this Indigenous community, goat farming offers the potential for profit — and a return to traditional practices.
Published On: May 02,2019
Every week, hosts from Queen’s University’s CFRC reach out to listeners behind bars.
Published On: Apr 24,2019
Volunteers throughout the province are turning old infrastructure into new gardens — part of a larger movement toward greening urban spaces.
Published On: Apr 18,2019
These entrepreneurs see business opportunities beyond the mere growing and retailing of pot products. But can the province really become a destination for cannabis-related tourism?