Mary Baxter

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Mary Baxter is TVO’s southwestern Ontario Hubs reporter.

Mary Baxter's articles

Published On: Nov 13,2019
Traffic circles are making a comeback. Are the province’s drivers ready for them?
Published On: Oct 25,2019
On Friday, the intersex flag was flown outside London city hall — part of a larger effort to fight stigma and promote education and understanding.
Published On: Oct 18,2019
Windsor experienced two 100-year storms just one year apart — what can the federal government do to make sure it’s ready for more?
Published On: Oct 09,2019
Huron County is short more than 1,000 workers. But immigrants who move there to build new lives — and find new jobs — can’t always find a permanent home.
Published On: Oct 02,2019
Across the province, parents are struggling to find affordable and accessible care for their kids. Do we need a national child-care plan?
Published On: Sep 26,2019
Roughly 230,000 southwestern Ontario households don’t have internet access that meets the CRTC’s minimum targets — can the federal government help get projects online?  
Published On: Sep 11,2019
Despite her name, Shelley Carr is passionate about cycling. TVO.org speaks with the newly appointed bicycle mayor of London about promoting bike-friendly infrastructure in a car-dominated city.  
Published On: Sep 06,2019
Most of the province’s 57 registered rehabilitation facilities are still run by their founders — many of whom are close to retirement. Who will replace them?  
Published On: Sep 03,2019
TVO.org speaks with Jason Gilliland, lead author of a recent study on children and the environment, about how to create healthier school commutes.   
Published On: Aug 28,2019
The number of provincially licensed abattoirs is in decline. Critics say that hurts farmers and the local-food movement — and they’re calling on the government to act.  
Published On: Jul 22,2019
New research suggests that the rate of erosion will spike in the next 60 years, putting wildlife, property, and people at risk — and experts say we need to act now.
Published On: Jul 16,2019
A pilot project underway in London is setting patients up with a suite of smart devices — and paving the way for high-tech mental-health treatment.  
Published On: Jun 25,2019
In the early 2000s, Wallaceburg was hit by an economic downturn. Now, local officials say, its economy is thriving — and that’s thanks partly to grassroots efforts
Published On: Jun 11,2019
The Lunaape language is at risk of extinction, but Ian McCallum is working to rescue it through lessons, books — even Twitter. TVO.org talks with McCallum about his mission.
Published On: May 22,2019
The OSPCA will no longer be enforcing laws against animal cruelty and neglect — which has left animal-welfare advocates across the province wondering who will take up the task.  
Published On: May 13,2019
Seniors make up more than a fifth of the population in Grey, Bruce, Huron, and Perth counties — and they’re served by just one local geriatrician.
Published On: Apr 25,2019
An industry many had given up for dead a decade ago is now on the rebound — and that has some experts worried about the implications for public health.
Published On: Mar 22,2019
Science has repeatedly proven the benefits of adding fluoride to tap water. So why is Tecumseh’s town council debating the issue?