Nick Dunne's articles
Published On: July 14, 2021
The giant coin is now a northeastern mainstay and tourist attraction — but it almost didn’t get built.
Published On: July 05, 2021
By mid-June, the community of around 2,000 people had 232 cases. Local leadership says that federal response came too late and that long-standing issues urgently need to be fixed.
Published On: June 17, 2021
The institution closed in 1976. The litigation continues to this day. Here’s a 29-year timeline of how the St. Anne’s case developed.
Published On: June 04, 2021
The Soo is revamping its power system with the latest energy tech. Will its new smart grid be too smart for its own good?
Published On: June 02, 2021
In the wake of the discovery of 215 children’s remains in Kamloops, community members in Timmins and the James Bay area speak of trauma, healing, and the need for action.
Published On: June 01, 2021
Gail Jaremy’s rise through the ranks gave Hornepayne its CAO — and reflects what smaller communities have to do to attract and retain top-level talent.
Published On: May 20, 2021
The province ended its vaccine prioritization for hard-hit postal codes on Monday. The Timmins mayor wants it to change course.
Published On: May 10, 2021
In Foleyet, population 200, it can take hours to book and get a shot. But Brenda Vandal is on the case.
Published On: April 20, 2021
As part of Laurentian University’s creditor-protection process, the school has shut down nearly a third of its programs. Where does that leave students, staff, and partner universities?
Published On: April 19, 2021
With facilities in southern Ontario facing unprecedented capacity pressures, those in the north are gearing up to help out.
Published On: April 13, 2021
Towns and cities across the northeast are seeing substantial premium hikes — and that could mean higher taxes and fewer services.
Published On: March 31, 2021
Many residents see the satellite service as a solution to their long-standing internet issues. But some experts caution that uptake of the new system could come with downsides.
Published On: March 22, 2021
TVO.org speaks with Angela Cheung, senior scientist at the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, about what we know — and need to know — about long-haul COVID-19.
Published On: March 05, 2021
When Tom Connors first arrived in town, he couldn’t afford his bar tab — then he started lining up gigs
Published On: March 01, 2021
In Cochrane, snowmobiling is more than just a recreational activity — it’s an economic driver and part of the town’s cultural heritage.
Published On: February 19, 2021
Nursing stations are the first point of health-care contact in remote areas. Those on the ground say they urgently need more funding, staff, and housing to serve their communities.
Published On: February 11, 2021
When services and amenities closed, older residents in Elliot Lake — where the median age is 59 — created and fostered networks to stay informed, healthy, and engaged
Published On: February 05, 2021
The Sudbury-based university entered creditor protection this week. TVO.org explains what that means — for students, the city, and the northeast.