Nick Dunne's articles
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.
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.