a woman giving a lecture from the article Beer, biodiversity, and little brown bats: Welcome to Peterborough’s Conservation Café
Once a month, scientists gather at a local pub to talk about their findings and their work — and everyone’s invited. It’s all part of an effort to break down barriers between experts and the public.
People digging up pavement with shovels.  from the article From parking lot to park: Why Depave Paradise is tearing up asphalt across Ontario
Volunteers throughout the province are turning old infrastructure into new gardens — part of a larger movement toward greening urban spaces.
two goats in a pen from the article Kidding around: Why more people in Ontario are farming goats
For this Indigenous community, goat farming offers the potential for profit — and a return to traditional practices.
archive photo of Irish refugees in Ontario from the article Remembering the Great Famine — and the Irish refugees who came to Ontario
In the mid-1840s, tens of thousands of Irish immigrants arrived in the Province of Canada, desperate to find a home. At the Great Famine Voices Roadshow, you’ll hear their stories.

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Published On: April 18, 2019

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Published On: April 04, 2019

The eastern Ontario city is home to hundreds of feral felines —and residents are divided over what to do with them.

Published On: March 26, 2019

The Machine Mavericks, a group of 14 Kingston-area students, are gearing up for a robotics competition — and encouraging tech-minded girls to get involved in STEM

Published On: March 12, 2019

Why do some Ontarians treat ice fishing like a kind of outland winter religion? TVO.org sent one underdressed reporter to White Lake, an hour west of Ottawa, to find out.

Published On: March 07, 2019

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Published On: February 21, 2019

Instead of raising property taxes to fund its climate-change plans, Peterborough has gone a different route — it’s accepting voluntary donations from residents.

Published On: February 07, 2019

More elderly Ontarians are entering hospitals and long-term care-homes with their own teeth and need focused oral care — but facilities may not be equipped to provide it.

Published On: February 01, 2019

At Amherst Island’s CJAI 92.1 FM, volunteers host shows, work the mixing board, and woo advertisers — it’s just one of many small local radio stations across the province trying to do more with less.

Published On: January 04, 2019

In 2015, Abdel Malek Al-Jasem arrived here with his wife and children. But three years and countless application forms later, his brothers are still in Lebanon. What will it take to bring them to Canada?

Published On: December 14, 2018

The city's strategy is number one in the country, according to a new study. So what is Kingston's secret?

Published On: December 03, 2018

From 1917 to 1934, the Trenton Film Plant made more than 1,500 silent films. We talked to local historian Peggy Dymond Leavey about the studio’s heyday — and its biggest box-office bomb.

Published On: November 30, 2018

Deep River has, per capita, the most expensive fire department in Ontario — it’s hoping that new legislation will allow it to cut costs without putting residents at risk.

Published On: November 05, 2018

In Ontario, the province funds operating costs but not equipment. So when Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital came up against a funding shortage, they started asking neighbouring towns for help.

Published On: October 17, 2018

Late-night commuters in Belleville now have a new transit option: their very own bus on demand. We go there to find out how it works.

Published On: October 15, 2018

Thanks to one Ontario company, the recently discovered Zuul crurivastator is seeing the light of day for the first time in 75 million years.

Published On: October 11, 2018

On municipal-election day, hundreds of candidates will win by acclamation in communities across Ontario — but what does that mean for democracy?