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: 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.
Published On: August 20, 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.
Published On: July 03, 2020
How have gig economy workers protected themselves during the pandemic?
Published On: June 29, 2020
A new resource from Queen’s University aims to demystify the legal world — and give workers access to informed advice.
Published On: June 22, 2020
No visits. Deteriorating mental health. Extended isolation. Spouses of inmates are sounding the alarm — as a new report points to the suspension and violation of basic human rights.
Published On: June 10, 2020
TVO.org is speaking to protestors across Ontario to find out what's happening in their communities — and how they're fighting injustice. Today, we interview Mofi Badmos and Lavie Williams of Black Luck Collective.
Published On: June 10, 2020
Harvesting is celebrated as a way to reconnect with nature and food — but does it put wild plants at risk?
Published On: June 09, 2020
Provincial and federal government have offered some funding for non-profits during COVID-19 — but experts say it won’t come close to being enough.
Published On: June 01, 2020
OPINION: I grew up in Kingston. It’s a beautiful and historic city — but it has problems with racism. And I’m over making everyone feel comfortable by not calling it out.
Published On: May 29, 2020
At last count, 125 of Ontario’s roughly 200 fairs had been cancelled due to the pandemic — and a number of them may never return.
Published On: May 28, 2020
TVO.org speaks with City of Kawartha Lakes mayor Andy Letham about cottagers, public safety — and concerns about “plague-infested zombies” from the GTA.
Published On: May 14, 2020
Across the province, companies are transforming existing shows and creating new ones to bring onstage action to the internet.
Published On: May 07, 2020
Daily phone calls. Language classes on Zoom. With much of the province shut down, organizations are working to find new ways to keep seniors engaged.
Published On: April 29, 2020
Institutions have introduced new measures to guard against the coronavirus — but inmates and their loved ones are raising concerns about “inhumane” conditions.