Mary Baxter

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Mary Baxter is TVO’s southwestern Ontario Hubs reporter.

Mary Baxter's articles

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?
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.