overhead shot of a giant coin in front of trees and water from the article Roadside-attraction showdown: Campbellford’s Giant Toonie
This community pays homage to a local artist — and Canadian currency — in a very big way.
drawing showing man tending to injured person from the article Peterborough to Gaza: How a chance talk led to a 30-year friendship
In 1990, Canadian artist Heather Spears met a paramedic-in-training in East Jerusalem — sparking a relationship that would help shape a community.
two smiling men, one holding a canoe from the article Are you ready to go backcountry camping?
Many Ontarians are looking forward to getting outside and roughing it. But backcountry trips can have hazards — here’s how to stay safe on the water and in the woods.
three smiling women and two smiling men from the article ‘Life, love, the pursuit of rights’: Setting the stage for the Nogojiwanong Indigenous Fringe Festival
Starting Monday, Indigenous artists from across Ontario will be offering comedy, music, theatre, and more at a brand-new festival

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Published On: July 28, 2021
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Published On: July 26, 2021
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Published On: April 23, 2021
Research shows that one vaccine dose may offer little protection for those with IBD taking certain medications — and advocates are urging the province to prioritize them.
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: April 06, 2021
DriveTest delays and cancellations are creating serious complications for Ontarians — and many are calling on the province to clear the backlog.
Published On: March 12, 2021
How Waubageshig launched the country’s first Indigenous-studies program — and helped shape the teaching of Indigenous history and culture
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
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