Parkdale Health Clinic in Toronto from the article Battling addiction while the province battles COVID-19
The pandemic has brought physical isolation and service disruptions — and a new set of challenges for those with substance-use disorders.
cruise ship from the article Great Lakes cruise operators brace for a rough season thanks to COVID-19
In 2018, the Great Lakes saw nearly 100,000 port visits by passengers. Now industry experts are worried that the pandemic will have “a similar impact to 9/11”
lcbocorono from the article You may be happy that the LCBO is still open — but employees aren’t
Non-essential businesses across the province have been told to shut down. So why not liquor stores?
image of food boxes from the article  Ontario’s food-security groups are getting creative during COVID-19
Many organizations are struggling with tight budgets and new restrictions — here’s how they’re finding new ways to feed their communities.

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Published On: March 25, 2020
The federal government has announced new supports for those who’ve lost work or income as a result of the pandemic — but critics say it’s not enough.
Published On: March 24, 2020
In the 1840s, thousands of Irish emigrants contracted typhus on their journey to Canada. When they got here, they were met with quarantine — and public fear.
Published On: March 19, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads, homeless shelters across the province are facing an unprecedented strain on resources.
Published On: March 13, 2020
TVO.org speaks with Kingston area medical officer of health Kieran Moore about contagion, preparedness, and how much toilet paper you really need.
Published On: March 10, 2020
An Ottawa branch is no longer opening its lobby early to provide additional shelter — and that’s raising bigger questions about how libraries serve and support vulnerable patrons.
Published On: February 14, 2020
Gordon Harrison has been photographing wolves for more than a quarter-century. TVO.org speaks with the retired teacher about what draws him to the animals — and why they need our help.
Published On: February 13, 2020
As the GTA continues to expand, Peterborough is falling into the orbit of Canada’s largest urban centre: How can it reap the benefits of growth while avoiding the pitfalls?
Published On: February 10, 2020
Last week, political veterans met with newbie senators behind closed doors. Here’s what they had to say about navigating a minority government.  
Published On: January 24, 2020
You’ll find English subtitles at productions of the Yu Theatre Society, but the company is all about putting on Chinese plays — in the original language.
Published On: January 23, 2020
Dunder Mifflin Night. Britney Spears Appreciation Day. Friends Night. The Ottawa 67’s are looking at zany ways to boost attendance — and they’re not the only ones.  
Published On: January 22, 2020
At an event this week, three of Canada’s most prominent former MPs peeled back the curtain on the realities of being a woman in politics.
Published On: January 13, 2020
Research from the University of Ottawa suggests that educators are increasingly confronting violent incidents in classrooms across the province.
Published On: December 19, 2019
Scott Drader has been offering space on his property to low-income tenants for cheap for two years. Both the town and his insurance company want them out.
Published On: December 18, 2019
Alex Bierk tells a story of addiction and loss in Peterborough.
Published On: November 28, 2019
Colourless, odourless, and plentiful: Why Kingston is warning residents about radon.  
Published On: November 08, 2019
Since 2016, Leeds Grenville has offered support for those who need a vehicle to get to work — and data shows that household earnings are rising
Published On: October 31, 2019
For more than a decade, paranormal investigator Mandy Rose has been hunting ghosts in eastern Ontario. TVO.org spends an evening with her at Peterborough’s “most haunted spot”
Published On: October 16, 2019
Record flooding has been devastating shoreline communities in eastern Ontario. Some point to climate change — others say an international water-regulation plan is to blame.