Published On: Jul 11,2020
Many Ontarians with disabilities count on personal-support workers to live independently — and that’s sparking worries about a heightened risk of COVID-19.
Published On: Jul 09,2020
Patios are back. More stores and services are up and running. But, for many Ontarians with disabilities, life is not returning to a pre-pandemic normal.
Published On: Jul 03,2020
Roundtables. Liaison. Community consultations. The city is developing a strategy — but activists say they’re not seeing quick and decisive action.
Published On: Jun 26,2020
Rogelio Muñoz Santos died in a Windsor hospital in early June. Advocates say that he was the victim not just of COVID-19 — but also of a predatory system.
Published On: Jun 12,2020
TVO.org is speaking to activists across Ontario to find out what's happening in their communities — and how they're fighting injustice. Today, we interview Princess Doe and Natasha Daley of the student-run advocacy group Making It Awkward
Published On: Jun 11,2020
Therapeutic-riding centres offer children and adults living with disabilities opportunities for recreation and physical therapy. But COVID-19 is keeping many from the horses they rely on.
Published On: May 30,2020
Artificial intelligence. Ultrasound. Firefighters’ masks. All tools that researchers in the city are currently using to understand — and combat — COVID-19.
Published On: May 15,2020
Some farmers’ markets are closed until further notice — others are getting set for a season unlike any they’ve seen before.
Published On: May 11,2020
TVO.org speaks with professor Stephen Gaetz about the challenges facing the homeless population during the pandemic — and strengthening supports now and in the future.
Published On: May 11,2020
As the state of emergency continues in Ontario, experts are growing concerned about its impacts on an often hard-to-track population.
Published On: Apr 28,2020
TVO.org speaks with Craig Thompson, executive director of Ontario’s patient ombudsman’s office, about its role during the pandemic — and the concerns it’s hearing from patients, families, and workers.
Published On: Apr 14,2020
More than 30,000 migrant workers travel to farms in Ontario and Atlantic Canada each year. But the pandemic is posing new challenges for these seasonal labourers.
Published On: Mar 31,2020
The Thornbury Foodland was concerned it wouldn’t be able to regularly sanitize and keep up with delivery orders. So members of the community stepped up.
Published On: Mar 23,2020
TVO.org speaks with veterinary internal-medicine specialist Scott Weese about COVID-19’s potential impact on animals and whether vets should be considered an essential service.
Published On: Mar 20,2020
TVO.org speaks with David Kaplan, a doctor and the clinical-quality lead for Ontario Health, about clear communication, virtual solutions, and vulnerable populations.
Published On: Mar 17,2020
GPs and nurse practitioners play a vital role in the health-care system — but because of the coronavirus, many are struggling to fulfil it.
Published On: Mar 13,2020
Thanks to portable Wi-Fi hotspots, some library patrons can go online for free. Critics say that branches shouldn’t be in the business of subsidizing home internet.
Published On: Mar 05,2020
When Sue was in hospital, we got conflicting information, pressure, and few good options. Like other Ontarians in her situation, we needed sound advice: we needed an advocate.