clock made of flowers from the article Roadside-attraction showdown: Niagara Falls’ Floral Clock
The first entry in the TVO.org showdown is 12 metres wide and boasts 20,000 plants.
a masked woman sits on a chair while a man in PPE leans over her arm from the article ‘Bring the things to the people’: Why tenants and experts want more vaccination options
After the outbreak at Hamilton’s Rececca Towers, residents had access to shots onsite — and they want others to have the same opportunity.
a green bus on a busy city street; two pedestrians on the sidewalk from the article What mobility data can — and can’t — tell us about COVID-19
Public-health units analyze cellphone info to track and predict spread. What does it reveal at this stage of the pandemic, and what are its limitations?
two large army-green tents in a parking lot from the article How do you build a field hospital?
Hamilton’s new mobile health unit will soon be ready to receive patients. Even with cases falling, experts say, the facility plays an important part in the fight against COVID-19.
a multi-storey apartment building with balconies from the article What’s driving apartment-building outbreaks?
Hamilton has declared three outbreaks in multi-unit residential buildings — and that has tenants and experts concerned about the source of spread.

Most Recent in Hamilton-Niagara

Published On: January 22, 2021
Started in Hamilton, the CP@Clinic program sends paramedics into the community to offer medical advice, check-ins, and social connection.
Published On: December 08, 2020
Regional Essential Access to Connected Healthcare’s goal is to provide accessible care — but to do that, it says, Ontario needs to change its funding approach.
Published On: December 04, 2020
Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler discusses recent changes to Conservation Authorities in he province.
Published On: December 03, 2020
The Tories want to update legislation governing conservation authorities. Advocates — and Hamilton city council — say that the changes will make it harder to protect the environment.
Published On: November 20, 2020
What 's the result of Ontario's fairly recent requirement that municipalities have a system for accountability?
Published On: November 19, 2020
Many city councils across Ontario are looking to fees as a way to rein in the costs of integrity-commissioner investigations — but critics say that approach threatens local democracy.
Published On: November 12, 2020
With the tourism industry struggling and a long wait for subsidized housing, experts worry that more people in the area will be pushed into homelessness.
Published On: November 02, 2020
Experts say that a technology developed for space travel could help good things grow right here at home.
Published On: October 09, 2020
COVID-19 isn’t the only virus you want to avoid this Thanksgiving. Find out how to keep yourself and your family safe when working, learning, and socializing online.
Published On: October 08, 2020
Armed with pyrotechnics, lasers, and more, Michael von Kaitz patrols the waterfront to do his job for the city — scare Canada geese.
Published On: October 07, 2020
Every year since the Spanish flu outbreak in 1919, people have made a pilgrimage to the town to honour the Polish men who died at a military training camp — and the “angel of mercy” who cared for them.
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.