Nick Dunne's articles
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.
Published On: February 02, 2021
He was a Toronto hockey legend. But the Hall of Famer never forgot his roots in northern Ontario.
Published On: January 26, 2021
Twenty years later, residents and politicians continue to debate whether creating the City of Greater Sudbury was a good idea.
Published On: January 21, 2021
At Misiway Milopemahtesewin, in Timmins, counselling is grounded in traditional teachings — helping people process a shared set of traumas and reconnect with their cultures.
Published On: December 09, 2020
The community was promised an upgraded treatment plant by 2018. Two years later, its members have once again been evacuated. Why doesn’t Neskantaga have clean water yet?
Published On: December 03, 2020
TVO.org speaks with three northeastern trappers about the traditions of their work, urban misconceptions — and keeping animal populations healthy.
Published On: November 16, 2020
On the streets since September, Shane Moyer has been conducting his own outreach. Now he’s camping out in front of city hall — again — to demand action on homelessness.
Published On: October 22, 2020
The communities had four cases in September. Less than a month later, all cases had been resolved. What did they do to stop the spread?
Published On: October 02, 2020
With the city already seeing subzero temperatures at night, there is a growing sense of urgency about how the city will help its homeless population — and where it will find the money.
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.