H.G. Watson


H.G. Watson is a journalist based in Toronto.

H.G. Watson's articles

Published On: Sep 30,2019
The Liberals unveil their election platform and call for an investigation of Andrew Scheer’s claims about his private-sector experience.
Published On: Jun 13,2019
The Eglinton Crosstown LRT project has one. So does the Woodbine casino expansion. More infrastructure projects are adopting the agreements, and proponents say that’s leading to more equitable job sites and communities.
Published On: May 02,2019
Doug Ford’s government has introduced sweeping changes to the province’s student-loan program. TVO.org speaks with three students to find out how the new system will shape their education and their future.
Published On: Apr 23,2019
Leilani Farha has dedicated her life to combatting the global housing crisis. TVO.org talks to the United Nations special rapporteur about spearheading a worldwide movement.
Published On: Apr 11,2019
Finance Minister Vic Fedeli says the north can make “an even greater contribution” to the province’s success. TVO.org explains what northern Ontarians should know about his first budget.  
Published On: Jan 24,2019
OPINION: Campus media outlets are vehicles for free expression, something Doug Ford says he wants to defend. But his government’s new education-funding framework threatens their very existence, writes H.G. Watson.
Published On: Jan 03,2019
Banks in the north are closing, and online services aren’t a solution for everyone. So what options remain for the “financially excluded”?
Published On: Nov 05,2018
Americans head to the polls on November 6 — and how they cast their ballots will have ramifications for this province’s economy, culture, and environment.
Published On: May 30,2018
ANALYSIS: It's in all our best interests to have debt-free graduates, writes H.G. Watson. Here’s how we could make accessible post-secondary education a reality.
Published On: May 29,2018
ANALYSIS: Young scholars are borrowing billions to pursue their university educations. H.G. Watson introduces you to the company that’s profiting from their debt.
Published On: May 28,2018
ANALYSIS: Students used to pay their tuition with summer jobs, but sky-high fees mean they’re now taking out billions in loans — and we’ll all have to pay the price, writes H.G. Watson.