a man walks by stacked containers of water from the article What lifting boil-water advisories solves — and what it doesn’t
According to recent counts, there are 43 long-term water advisories and 14 short-term advisories in Ontario. What does that mean, and do the numbers tell the whole story?
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.
a giant black spider sculpture from the article Roadside-attraction showdown: Ottawa’s giant spider
You don’t want this spider crawling up your water spout. Thankfully, “Maman” is firmly planted outside the National Gallery.
smiling man and woman in a field from the article Why these farmers are welcoming muskrats, birds, and snakes
Planting trees and wildflowers. Building buffer strips and hedgerows. Creating ponds. Some farms in eastern Ontario are returning land to a more natural state.

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Published On: August 25, 2021
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Published On: July 28, 2021
Almost 130 years ago, it wowed audiences in Chicago and across the Atlantic. Today, you, too, can be wowed — by a replica of a mammoth cheese.
Published On: July 26, 2021
In 1970, inmates started Tightwire, collecting essays, art, and poetry about personal experience and political thought — and building community.
Published On: June 21, 2021
Starting Monday, Indigenous artists from across Ontario will be offering comedy, music, theatre, and more at a brand-new festival
Published On: June 17, 2021
In 1990, Canadian artist Heather Spears met a paramedic-in-training in East Jerusalem — sparking a relationship that would help shape a community.
Published On: June 04, 2021
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.
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?.