Mary Baxter

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Mary Baxter is TVO’s southwestern Ontario journalist.

Mary Baxter's articles

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?
Published On: Mar 11,2019
TVO.org talks to executive director Anthony Wing about customs delays, coordinating performers in two countries, and how music can resolve conflicts.
Published On: Feb 28,2019
Hundreds of Yazidis from Iraq have resettled in southwestern Ontario. Many are dealing with considerable trauma — are local institutions equipped to support them?
Published On: Feb 04,2019
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.
Published On: Jan 25,2019
When children make statements, testify, or deliver victim-impact statements at the London courthouse, Merel is there to lend a helping paw.
Published On: Jan 03,2019
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.
Published On: Dec 10,2018
Vomitoxin is exactly what it sounds like — and it’s turning up in corn throughout southwestern Ontario.
Published On: Nov 26,2018
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.
Published On: Nov 08,2018
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.
Published On: Oct 31,2018
Ontario is the world’s largest exporter of American ginseng to China — but disease and trade disputes are putting the lucrative industry at risk.
Published On: Oct 29,2018
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.
Published On: Oct 11,2018
With a Twin Otter and vanilla-scented packets, the province is winning the battle against the disease.