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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.
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.
Published On: December 08, 2020
Channelling an artful balance of science and spirit, Borealis shares the voices of scientists, Indigenous people, harvesters and herbalists who explore the iconic snow forest from the point of view of its trees, delving deeply into the many mysteries of a biome that refreshes itself by burning itself down. 
Published On: November 26, 2020
TVO Learn, a new online learning tool provides curriculum-connected resources for students in Grades 1 to 8, as well as searchable high school courses for older students.
Published On: November 24, 2020
Think politics can’t possibly get any more controversial? Then you haven’t met Benedikt Ríkardsson—dreamer, radical, newly elected prime minister of Iceland.
Published On: November 17, 2020
Ontario’s Education Minister Stephen Lecce and TVO Board Chair Chris Day today announced the appointment of Jeffrey L. Orridge as the agency’s next CEO, effective November 30, 2020.
Published On: November 09, 2020
A 70-minute feature, TVO Original 'Running Wild' takes us to Cornwall, Ontario—a small city that has faced a big feral cat crisis for many years.
Published On: October 22, 2020
This relevant and poignant documentary tells the story of Canada's glamour punk band, Teenage Head, determined to re-enter the limelight some 40 years after causing legendary punk rock riots at Toronto's Ontario Place. But first they need to save their founder and lead guitarist Gord Lewis from crippling depression.
Published On: October 06, 2020
TVO’s over-the-air signal coming out of our Kitchener transmitter will change to channel 22 on October 30.
Published On: September 29, 2020
With the 2019 Canadian federal election as its backdrop, TVO Original Margin of Error puts “Polly,” the algorithm of a small Ottawa-based start-up, Advanced Symbolics, to the test. 
Published On: September 28, 2020
TVO is 50! The milestone anniversary marks five decades of growth and transformation for TVO—from a public TV station to a leader in digital education, current affairs, kids programming, and documentaries.
Published On: September 24, 2020
This inspiring series, narrated by Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy and directed by Zach Melnick, explores nine of Canada’s UNESCO designated biosphere reserves, spotlighting the critical importance of these natural landscapes.
Published On: September 14, 2020
The start of the 2020-21 school year is unlike any other, with a host of challenges for students, educators and parents to navigate. To help ensure a positive back-to-school experience for everyone, TVO is providing new resources, tools and content across its digital learning, TVOkids and current affairs platforms. From a Dr. Cheddar special that encourages families to share their feelings about the new school routine, to curriculum aids for teachers, and games that help students learn coding—TVO is here to support Ontario students, educators and parents.
Published On: September 03, 2020
This season explores ground-breaking urban design in Barcelona, Beirut,  Buenos Aires, Hamilton, New Orleans and Taipei. 
Published On: June 18, 2020
On June 23, 2020, TVO will host the Green Party of Canada leadership debates. Moderated by Steve Paikin, host of TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, all 10 leadership candidates will be participating in a two-debate format.
Published On: May 28, 2020
VOkids productions, PAW Patrol and Dino Dana were recognized with wins in major categories at the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards, including Best Pre-School Program or Series and Best Writing (Children’s or Youth).
Published On: May 26, 2020
Due to government mandated transmitter updates, TVO’s over-the-air signal coming out of our Cloyne transmitter is changing on June 15.
Published On: May 22, 2020
On May 26 at 9 pm ET, TVO presents the world broadcast and online premiere of TVO Original The Arrest on TVO and tvo.org. This gripping documentary by journalist and filmmaker Martin Himel (Undercover in ISIS), follows several Ontarians whose lives have been shattered by their wrongful arrests.