Nick Dunne's articles
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.
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.