David Rockne Corrigan

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David Rockne Corrigan is TVO's  eastern Ontario Hub reporter.

David Rockne Corrigan's articles

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?  

Published On: Apr 04,2019

The eastern Ontario city is home to hundreds of feral felines —and residents are divided over what to do with them.

Published On: Mar 26,2019

The Machine Mavericks, a group of 14 Kingston-area students, are gearing up for a robotics competition — and encouraging tech-minded girls to get involved in STEM

Published On: Mar 07,2019

This week, the city became the first in Ontario to pass such a motion. But will it lead to action?

Published On: Feb 21,2019

Instead of raising property taxes to fund its climate-change plans, Peterborough has gone a different route — it’s accepting voluntary donations from residents.

Published On: Feb 07,2019

More elderly Ontarians are entering hospitals and long-term care-homes with their own teeth and need focused oral care — but facilities may not be equipped to provide it.

Published On: Feb 01,2019

At Amherst Island’s CJAI 92.1 FM, volunteers host shows, work the mixing board, and woo advertisers — it’s just one of many small local radio stations across the province trying to do more with less.

Published On: Jan 04,2019

In 2015, Abdel Malek Al-Jasem arrived here with his wife and children. But three years and countless application forms later, his brothers are still in Lebanon. What will it take to bring them to Canada?

Published On: Dec 14,2018

The city's strategy is number one in the country, according to a new study. So what is Kingston's secret?

Published On: Dec 03,2018

From 1917 to 1934, the Trenton Film Plant made more than 1,500 silent films. We talked to local historian Peggy Dymond Leavey about the studio’s heyday — and its biggest box-office bomb.

Published On: Nov 30,2018

Deep River has, per capita, the most expensive fire department in Ontario — it’s hoping that new legislation will allow it to cut costs without putting residents at risk.

Published On: Nov 15,2018

ANALYSIS: The premier’s claim that his government has knocked almost five cents off the per-litre price of gas is credible, writes David Rockne Corrigan — but where the next five cents will come from is anyone’s guess.

Published On: Nov 05,2018

In Ontario, the province funds operating costs but not equipment. So when Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital came up against a funding shortage, they started asking neighbouring towns for help.

Published On: Oct 17,2018

Late-night commuters in Belleville now have a new transit option: their very own bus on demand. We go there to find out how it works.

Published On: Oct 15,2018

Thanks to one Ontario company, the recently discovered Zuul crurivastator is seeing the light of day for the first time in 75 million years.

Published On: Oct 11,2018

On municipal-election day, hundreds of candidates will win by acclamation in communities across Ontario — but what does that mean for democracy?

Published On: Sep 13,2018

Candidates in Kingston’s Portsmouth district won’t use lawn signs during the 2018 municipal-election campaign. Will politicians elsewhere follow their lead?

Published On: Sep 11,2018

The oldest surviving lighthouse on the Canadian side of the St. Lawrence burned down in July — but on the American side, seven are still standing.