TVO News' articles
Published On: July 20, 2021
Polkaroo is back! Premiering Monday, August 9, 2021, 'Polkaroo Counts!' offers Ontario preschoolers a whole new way to develop counting skills.
TVO Collaborates with TDSB’s Centre of Excellence for Black Student Achievement for the Black Student Summer Leadership Program
Published On: July 13, 2021
TVO is excited to collaborate with the Centre of Excellence for Black Student Achievement at the Toronto District School Board for their second annual Black Student Summer Leadership Program (BSSLP).
Published On: June 08, 2021
Just in time to celebrate Father’s Day on June 20, 2021, this new preschooler series offers a peek inside the playroom to learn about the wonderful world of babies.
Published On: June 03, 2021
TVO Original From Earth To Sky offers a unique and inspiring story of a proud, accomplished collective of Indigenous architects, driving a movement as climate change threatens the planet.
TVOkids earns major honours from 2021 Canadian Screen Awards, Yorkton Film Festival Golden Sheaf Awards and Youth Media Alliance Awards of Excellence
Published On: May 31, 2021
Spring 2021 has brought numerous awards to TVOkids and its production partners, with high-profile wins at multiple festivals. See the full list.
Published On: May 26, 2021
Expand your child’s vocabulary (and your own!) with the series premiere of TVOkids Original Big Words, Small Stories on Monday, June 7, 2021.
Published On: May 11, 2021
New documentary examines the chaotic life of a prominent member of the world’s best-known hacktivist group, highlighting online moral crusades that have targeted several very powerful figures and organizations.
Published On: May 03, 2021
38 new episodes to begin airing and streaming online on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Each lesson will explore parts of the Ontario curriculum, such as financial literacy, numbers, coding and writing skills.
Published On: April 19, 2021
Ontario has returned to remote learning and TVO is stepping up to support students, parents and educators with free curriculum-linked online learning tools and programming -- from TVOkids Power Hour of Learning to Home4School’s interactive games, plus math tutoring and more.
TVO’s 'The Agenda with Steve Paikin' and TVO Original 'The Forbidden Reel' nominated in prestigious categories at the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards
Published On: March 30, 2021
TVO and its production partners received 31 nominations for the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards, including nods in two of the most prestigious categories: Best News or Information Series and Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary.
Premiering April 7, TVO podcast 'Unascertained' sheds light on the mysterious death of a young man in an Ontario jail
Published On: March 24, 2021
Despite more than 50 signs of blunt-impact trauma, a coroner’s report deemed the cause of Soleiman Faqiri's death “unascertained.” This new TVO podcast investigates what happened in those final moments of Faqiri's life, and reveals a dark side of corrections in Ontario.
TVO Original 'TRIPPING The Niagara' is an immersive three-hour bird’s-eye view of the Niagara Region
Published On: March 09, 2021
The second installment of the hugely popular Tripping series, viewers will soar above 24 kilometres of one of the most beautiful areas of Ontario and visit historic forts, vineyards, orchards, white-water and the world’s most famous waterfalls.
TVO Original 'Dispatches From a Field Hospital' shows hardships and hope for long-term care residents, premiering March 16
Published On: February 23, 2021
An acclaimed Ontario filmmaker explores the challenges and hopes that his family, and so many others, share as they cope with elderly relatives who are living in long-term care, shut away from family support and interaction during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brave accounts of abductions, violence and survival in TVO Original 'Captive' premiering February 16
Published On: February 10, 2021
TVO Original Captive is a feature-length documentary that interweaves parallel stories of abduction and abuse: a small group of girls who escaped from Boko Haram and a Canadian journalist who was kidnapped in Afghanistan.
Published On: January 21, 2021
Through bi-weekly episodes of TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, and accompanying columns by host Steve Paikin in the Toronto Star, The Democracy Agenda will delve into the complicated political questions that have come to light over the past four years, and where we might see hope for real change in Canada and abroad.
Published On: January 18, 2021
TVO Original 'The Forbidden Reel' takes viewers inside the bullet-scarred building where a group of artists risked their lives by hiding the nation’s films from the Taliban. Nasr, an Afghan-Canadian, brings these stories to light in a dramatic feature-length documentary that affirms cinema’s power to sustain culture through even the most challenging circumstances.
TVO Learn and TVOkids Power Hour of Learning Provide At-Home Learning Support for Students, Parents and Teachers
Published On: January 12, 2021
During the return to online learning for Ontario schools until at least January 25, 2021, TVO is proud to support families with TVO Learn online and TVOkids Power Hour of Learning on TV and online.
From hallway medicine to pipeline politics, Season 4 of TVO Original series Political Blind Date dives deep into the issues that matter most
Published On: January 05, 2021
This season shines a spotlight on hotly debated issues facing all Canadians in a pre- and post-COVID 19 world: hospital capacity, the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, the safety of Great Lakes water, threats to migrant labourers, religious symbols in Quebec’s public spaces, and protection of Ontario’s green spaces.