Kingston

July 03, 2020
How have gig economy workers protected themselves during the pandemic?
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 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: April 21, 2020
The province classes community gardens as recreational outdoor spaces — but advocates say they play a vital role in local food-supply chains.
Published On: April 02, 2020
The pandemic has brought physical isolation and service disruptions — and a new set of challenges for those with substance-use disorders.
Published On: March 24, 2020
Non-essential businesses across the province have been told to shut down. So why not liquor stores?
Published On: March 13, 2020
TVO.org speaks with Kingston area medical officer of health Kieran Moore about contagion, preparedness, and how much toilet paper you really need.
Published On: January 24, 2020
You’ll find English subtitles at productions of the Yu Theatre Society, but the company is all about putting on Chinese plays — in the original language.
Published On: August 08, 2019
The number of new for-sale listings is falling. The rental-vacancy rate is the lowest in Ontario. But will boosting the supply be enough?  
Published On: July 04, 2019
Nearly a decade after the farm at Kingston’s Collins Bay Institution closed, a new one is set to open — but not all those who fought for it are celebrating.  
Published On: June 07, 2019
As the gig economy expands, employer-provided dental plans are getting rarer — and that’s bad news for millennial dental health.
Published On: May 27, 2019
The Tory government is planning to change the way victims are assessed and financially compensated — and critics are worried that vulnerable people will suffer.  
Published On: May 15, 2019
In the mid-1840s, tens of thousands of Irish immigrants arrived in the Province of Canada, desperate to find a home. At the Great Famine Voices Roadshow, you’ll hear their stories.
Published On: May 02, 2019
Every week, hosts from Queen’s University’s CFRC reach out to listeners behind bars.
Published On: April 18, 2019
These entrepreneurs see business opportunities beyond the mere growing and retailing of pot products. But can the province really become a destination for cannabis-related tourism?  
Published On: March 26, 2019
The Machine Mavericks, a group of 14 Kingston-area students, are gearing up for a robotics competition — and encouraging tech-minded girls to get involved in STEM
Published On: March 07, 2019
This week, the city became the first in Ontario to pass such a motion. But will it lead to action?
Published On: February 07, 2019
More elderly Ontarians are entering hospitals and long-term care-homes with their own teeth and need focused oral care — but facilities may not be equipped to provide it.