Kenora, Ontario from the article Home truths, Part 3: Is it too late to solve Kenora’s housing crisis? 
The city has a housing shortfall of about 600 units, but new housing isn’t being built. Council is trying to encourage affordable development — but critics say it’s not enough.
icons on an iPhone screen from the article Home truths, Part 2: Prince Edward County’s Airbnb problem
Prices are rising. Houses and apartments are becoming short-term rentals. Here’s why it’s getting harder to find a place to live in the county — and what locals are doing about it.
Kingston's downtown as seen from the air.  from the article Home truths, Part 1: Why affordable housing isn’t just a Toronto issue
In this five-part series, TVO.org will examine how the housing crisis is affecting communities across the province — and what they’re doing to combat it
Two people in helmets riding street luge sleds on a roadway.  from the article You win some, you luge some: Meet Canada’s street-luge world champion
Kolby Parks lies down on a board and flies down streets at speeds of up to 154 kilometres an hour. We visit him in Picton to find out why.

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Published On: March 07, 2019
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Published On: February 21, 2019
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Published On: February 07, 2019
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Published On: February 01, 2019
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Published On: January 04, 2019
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Published On: December 14, 2018
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Published On: December 03, 2018
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Published On: November 30, 2018
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Published On: November 05, 2018
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Published On: October 17, 2018
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Published On: October 15, 2018
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Published On: October 11, 2018
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Published On: September 13, 2018
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Published On: September 11, 2018
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Published On: August 10, 2018
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Published On: August 09, 2018
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Published On: July 19, 2018
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