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Zoom cooking sessions. Talent-not-required shows. Candid talks. In response to the pandemic, these youth groups went online to foster connection.

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Published On: April 09, 2021
What are the consequences for people who've been unable to obtain their driver's licence during the pandemic?
Published On: March 03, 2021
The provincial government says that planned facilities will create jobs and support post-pandemic recovery — but experts suggest that locals don’t generally reap the rewards.
Published On: February 24, 2021
TVO.org speaks with Kieran Moore, Kingston’s medical officer of health, about the role of public-health units, family doctors and vaccination — and why April could be an important month.
Published On: February 05, 2021
What is the fate of on of Ontario's urban wetlands?
Published On: January 20, 2021
In December, North Kawartha Township's only grocery store burned down — so locals stepped up.
Published On: January 13, 2021
Shortly after the flight from Tehran to Kyiv claimed dozens of Canadian lives, COVID-19 took over the news cycle. But victims’ friends and relatives continue their fight for answers — and accountability.
Published On: January 06, 2021
Abattoirs have been shutting down across the province — now the pandemic is putting pressure on an already strained system.
Published On: December 18, 2020
Eastern Ontario Hub journalist Marsha McLeod reports on the tragic shooting of a child and the SIU investigation it has triggered.
Published On: December 14, 2020
 A one-year-old child was struck by a bullet in November. Did an OPP officer fire the gun?.
Published On: December 09, 2020
As COVID-19 accelerates the closure of publications across the province, there’s a growing sense of urgency to make sure records of local history survive.
Published On: October 30, 2020
Following poisonings in the United States and a frightening incident closer to home, the nation’s capital city debated keeping kids at home on October 31.
Published On: October 30, 2020
A growing number of libraries are turning a new page — and ditching the late fees that can act as barriers to marginalized and lower-income patrons.
Published On: October 26, 2020
What does it take to get broadband internet in parts of rural eastern Ontario?
Published On: October 20, 2020
Forty-foot towers. Hundred-foot trenches. In the Township of Douro-Dummer, residents consider large-scale options to deal with slow and unreliable internet.
Published On: September 29, 2020
OPINION: The mayor says residents should walk or get a ride to overburdened testing centres. That’s not an option for everyone, and it’s putting people with disabilities — and those without cars — at risk.
Published On: September 12, 2020
In September 1945, a Soviet cipher clerk went to authorities claiming that a spy ring had infiltrated the intelligence services of multiple countries, including Canada. What happened next would help usher in the Cold War.
Published On: September 02, 2020
Ontario’s back-to-school plan doesn’t accommodate students with disabilities, advocates say — and offers more evidence that they have been forgotten throughout the pandemic.
Published On: August 21, 2020
In the spring, TVO.org spoke to cottage-country business owners afraid that COVID-19 would harm their summer prospects. This week, we check back in.