Side-by-side photos of a long-haired woman wearing headphones and a suited man in glasses from the article No consultation: Two public-health units respond to Ontario's postal-code hot spots
Many Ontarians have questions about how the province decided on its priority areas. Public-health units do, too.
rows of memorial plaques with flowers from the article Graveyard shift: How cities are planning for the future of death
For some Ontario communities, density isn’t just a housing issue — it’s a burial issue, too.
black and white photo of nurses standing in front of a building from the article ‘Inequalities persist’: Hamilton’s COVID-19 pandemic is an echo of 1918
More than a century apart, two pandemics revealed similar fault lines in the city — and that has advocates calling for change now and for any future pandemics.
rows of white crosses with a Canadian flag in the foreground from the article ‘These are all people’: How to appreciate the individual lives behind the COVID-19 numbers
It can be difficult to grasp the full scope of pandemic deaths. Can we take in the stats without losing sight of the real people we’ve lost?

Most Recent in Hamilton-Niagara

Published On: October 02, 2020
TVO.org speaks with Nicole Crimi about her new book, "Patty and the Pandemic," and what kids need to know about COVID-19.
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: 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: August 13, 2020
Like most other things, council meetings have largely gone virtual. And that’s led to some unexpected — and many predictable — complications.
Published On: August 06, 2020
As Ontarians head to pools and beaches to beat the heat, lifeguards are going back to basics to protect swimmers — and themselves.
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 22, 2020
Gypsy-moth caterpillars are killing trees throughout the province. This research team thinks understanding how they pee could help defeat them.
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 22, 2020
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.
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: May 22, 2020
How are Ontario's wineries changing the way they do business?