Mary Baxter's articles
TVO.org talks to executive director Anthony Wing about customs delays, coordinating performers in two countries, and how music can resolve conflicts.
Hundreds of Yazidis from Iraq have resettled in southwestern Ontario. Many are dealing with considerable trauma — are local institutions equipped to support them?
Brian Kelcey, vice-president of public affairs for the Toronto Region Board of Trade, talks to TVO.org about why large infrastructure projects hit delays and cost overruns — and what we can do to get them back on track.
When children make statements, testify, or deliver victim-impact statements at the London courthouse, Merel is there to lend a helping paw.
New Statistics Canada numbers shows a substantial increase in reported hate crimes. We talk to UOIT professor Barbara Perry about right-wing populism, the reliability of data, and how police can do more.
Vomitoxin is exactly what it sounds like — and it’s turning up in corn throughout southwestern Ontario.
Bill C-75 could strip law students of opportunities to gain practical experience. It could also deny some Ontarians their best shot at legal representation.
Thousands of Japanese Canadians were interned in B.C. and sent to do menial jobs in other provinces. Stony Nakano, now 97, looks back at his postwar life in Chatham-Kent.
Ontario is the world’s largest exporter of American ginseng to China — but disease and trade disputes are putting the lucrative industry at risk.
Canada may suspend armoured-vehicle exports to Saudi Arabia. That has some in London — where those vehicles are assembled — again wondering how to balance economics and human rights.
With a Twin Otter and vanilla-scented packets, the province is winning the battle against the disease.
Remote electronic voting will be the only option in more than 150 municipalities this October — but experts say security and accessibility are still major concerns.
Scientists are warning that the province may not be able to meet phosphorus-reduction targets for the lake — so what’s putting Ontario behind schedule?
On October 22, London will become the first city in Ontario to use the ranked-ballot system — whether voters are ready for it or not.
Problematic home-care experiences are common in Ontario — but clients say they have no effective complaints mechanism to turn to.
We talk to Dave Beverly-Foster, author of “Walking Home: From the Grand to the Saugeen Watershed,” about the rewards and perils of his 12-day hike.
Forgotten for decades in a London museum vault, a collection of 1930s recordings of Ojibway stories and songs has returned to Saugeen First Nation