Published On: September 19, 2020
For decades, the Anishinaabe trapper-turned-chief advocated for his community — and inspired respect across partisan lines. TVO.org speaks with the people whose lives he touched.
Published On: September 11, 2020
First Nations communities have been challenging the terms of the Robinson-Huron Treaty since before it was even signed in 1850 — now they’re the closest they’ve ever been to a resolution.
Published On: September 04, 2020
Lagging internet. Fewer board staff. Funding disparities. In the James Bay area, schools face a specific set of challenges heading into the year.
Published On: August 29, 2020
Kirkland Lake’s Northern Thunder drag race was postponed due to the pandemic — but contestants recently got the chance to burn rubber.
Published On: August 25, 2020
Last year, North Bay hosted 15 productions that brought in $46 million to the local economy. This year, COVID-19 has created new challenges on set — and halted many shoots altogether.
Published On: August 10, 2020
It looked as if local brand Temagami Dry wouldn’t survive. Then the Town of Tegamami came forward with a bid.
Published On: July 27, 2020
As Ontario experiences a surge in suspected drug-toxicity deaths, front-line harm-reduction workers in the north are fighting to save lives during a pandemic.
Published On: July 01, 2020
Truckers spend long hours on the road keeping the supply chain up and running. They need to stay rested and fed — but COVID-19 is making that tougher in northern Ontario.
Published On: June 11, 2020
TVO.org is speaking to activists across Ontario to find out what's happening in their communities — and how they're fighting injustice. Today, we interview TiCarra Paquet and Liam Cousineau, who helped organize the June 3 march in Sudbury.
Published On: May 29, 2020
TVO.org speaks with the former federal health minister about the Canadian Forces report, the government’s approach to long-term care — and how voters can support change.
Published On: May 25, 2020
After libraries and other service providers shut down, Sudbury’s homeless population lacked access to various amenities. So the YMCA stepped in.
Published On: May 18, 2020
TVO.org speaks with Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller about why it’s challenging to gather COVID-19 data on Indigenous populations — and where the federal government has room for improvement.
Published On: May 08, 2020
Across the province, Indigenous groups are setting up assessment centres to fill what they call a gap in the health-care system.
Published On: April 27, 2020
Each spring, the remote First Nation faces the risk of flooding and evacuation. This year, the coronavirus is making matters even more complicated.
Published On: April 24, 2020
COVID-19 has brought massive and unexpected costs — and communities in the north are trying to brace for them.
Published On: April 16, 2020
In labs across the province, cutting-edge work is being done to develop new ways of testing for — and containing — the novel coronavirus.
Published On: April 02, 2020
COVID-19 is prompting many city-dwellers to self-isolate at the cottage. That has locals concerned about whether the health-care system can take the strain.
Published On: March 31, 2020
For those who live in small and rural communities in Ontario, giving birth can mean travelling many hours from your home. The coronavirus is adding a whole new set of concerns.