City-council chamber in Guelph from the article Are online council meetings good for democracy?
Like most other things, council meetings have largely gone virtual. And that’s led to some unexpected — and many predictable — complications.
caterpillar from the article How Ontario is battling a very hungry caterpillar
Gypsy-moth caterpillars are killing trees throughout the province. This research team thinks understanding how they pee could help defeat them.
guide dogs from the article How COVID-19 is keeping people from their service dogs
The pandemic has interrupted training for dogs for people who have visual or hearing impairments, disabilities, epilepsy, autism, or diabetes. Here’s what that means for the dogs — and for the people who rely on them.
beach with lifeguard hut from the article Different strokes for lifeguards during COVID-19
As Ontarians head to pools and beaches to beat the heat, lifeguards are going back to basics to protect swimmers — and themselves.

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Published On: September 24, 2020
The pandemic has more people avoiding indoor spaces and taking up outdoor activities. What is Hamilton-Niagara region doing to make streets and sidewalks safe for children getting to class?
Published On: September 08, 2020
On top of the regular back-to-school stress, students are dealing with a pandemic. So public and Catholic boards in Hamilton and Niagara Region are working to support their mental well-being.
Published On: Published On: August 24, 2020
Can online city council meetings during COVID-19 achieve the same goals as pre-pandemic times?
Published On: August 20, 2020
Niagara Recycling processes troublesome materials that other facilities won’t and even sells a trademarked recycled product — but new provincial rules threaten its survival.
Published On: July 30, 2020
Conventions are a key source of sales for writers and artists. They’re also notorious for spreading sickness. So how is Ontario’s con community adapting to COVID-19?
Published On: July 14, 2020
TVO.org speaks with recent grad Michael Jobity about engineering, entrepreneurship — and what robotics and artificial intelligence can bring to music.
Published On: July 09, 2020
With the border still closed and people sticking closer to home, one of the province’s major tourist hubs is looking to sell itself as an appealing domestic destination.
Published On: July 02, 2020
Research shows that masks help reduce the spread of COVID-19. So should we be required to wear them? And if so, who would give the order?
Published On: June 23, 2020
Scientists at McMaster University are looking to devise and implement a provincewide way to detect the novel coronavirus — and it involves wastewater.
Published On: June 15, 2020
Brock University plans to go mostly online in September — and experts say that will have a major economic impact.
Published On: June 10, 2020
TVO.org is speaking to activists across Ontario to find out what's happening in their communities — and how they're fighting injustice. Today, we interview Gachi Issa and Koubra Haggar of De Caire Off Campus and HWDSB Kids Need Help.
Published On: June 01, 2020
The global pandemic has been cooling down Toronto’s red-hot market. But not all cities are seeing the same effects.
Published On: Published On: May 22, 2020
How are Ontario's wineries changing the way they do business?
Published On: May 21, 2020
Restaurants are closed. Tourists are staying home. In the face of the pandemic, winemakers in the Niagara Region must adapt to survive.
Published On: Published On: February 11, 2020
The Agenda discusses the growing gap between haves and have-nots in Hamilton as it continues to grow.
Published On: January 28, 2020
Last week marked the final B’Nai Brith Sports Celebrity Dinner. For almost seven decades, it celebrated greatness — and created unforgettable memories.
Published On: Published On: April 21, 2020
The St. Catharines Standard was at the forefront of breaking news in the golden age of newspapers. Run by four generations of the Burgoyne family, The Standard's intrepid reporters delivered hard-hitting news and exposed environmental injustices.
Published On: Published On: April 21, 2020
Corsini's was more than just a grocery store when it set up shop in 1928 on James Street North in Hamilton.