Mary Baxter

Mary Baxter is TVO’s southwestern Ontario Hubs reporter.

Mary Baxter's articles

Published On: November 24, 2020
The Tories changed provincial regulations with the aim of getting people into housing faster — but advocates say the new approach could create new issues and exacerbate homelessness.
Published On: November 12, 2020
Last week, a judicial inquiry released a report on transactions in Collingwood — and highlighted serious issues with lobbying. Should more municipalities establish registries?
Published On: October 30, 2020
The province wants to axe ranked-choice voting. London wants to keep it. Does the city have any options?
Published On: October 22, 2020
Non-occupational cases are on the rise — and experts are calling on government to introduce a national strategy. Here’s what they’re proposing.
Published On: October 15, 2020
The area is home to a thriving agricultural industry — but experts say too many locals lack access to fresh produce. That’s where this mobile market comes in.
Published On: October 07, 2020
Richard Peddie once served as president and CEO of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. Why has he opened a bookstore in Amherstburg?
Published On: October 02, 2020
COVID-19 has strained the health-care sector — and some are worried that there aren’t enough PSWs in training to deal with the crisis.
Published On: September 30, 2020
TVO.org speaks with Carley Gallant-Jenkins, of the Woodland Cultural Centre, about Orange Shirt Day — and making sure that voices that were taken away are now being heard.
Published On: September 15, 2020
Public-health measures are changing how classrooms function — and creating new challenges for kids who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Published On: September 10, 2020
Many Ontarians are worried about the government’s school-reopening plan — so some are opting to swap the province's curriculum for their own.
Published On: August 12, 2020
More than one southwestern Ontario park got its start as a dump. Such transformations create havens for nature — but they can come with challenges.
Published On: August 04, 2020
TVO.org speaks with border expert Bill Anderson about supply chains, economic impacts — and what we could do instead of opening the border.
Published On: July 20, 2020
Bill 175 changes who is responsible for administering home and community care. But does it open the door to further privatization?
Published On: July 15, 2020
Some workers employed part-time by agencies have also been working in long-term-care and retirement homes — but no one’s tracking whether they’re spreading the coronavirus.
Published On: July 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: July 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: July 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: June 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.