Published On: November 24, 2020
The Tories changed provincial regulations with the aim of getting people into housing faster — but advocates say the new approach could create new issues and exacerbate homelessness.
November 13, 2020
Southwestern Ontario Hub journalist Mary Baxter discusses a municipal controversy in Collingwood.
Published On: November 09, 2020
Hospices have had to find ways to deliver crucial services for patients and their loved ones. Experts say the changes will endure post-pandemic.
Published On: October 30, 2020
The province wants to axe ranked-choice voting. London wants to keep it. Does the city have any options?
September 11, 2020
What does homeschooling entail and how many families are opting in?
Published On: September 10, 2020
Many Ontarians are worried about the government’s school-reopening plan — so some are opting to swap the province's curriculum for their own.
Published On: August 12, 2020
More than one southwestern Ontario park got its start as a dump. Such transformations create havens for nature — but they can come with challenges.
Published On: July 16, 2020
Workers in the southwestern Ontario city were looking for transportation that felt less risky than city buses — so a local program changed gears.
Published On: July 15, 2020
Some workers employed part-time by agencies have also been working in long-term-care and retirement homes — but no one’s tracking whether they’re spreading the coronavirus.
Published On: July 03, 2020
Roundtables. Liaison. Community consultations. The city is developing a strategy — but activists say they’re not seeing quick and decisive action.
June 26, 2020
An update on the outbreak of COVID-19 among migrant workers in southwestern Ontario.
Published On: June 16, 2020
London’s Dreams Come True Music Studio welcomes participants of all ages and all abilities — and it’s kept on doing that online during the pandemic.
Published On: May 30, 2020
Artificial intelligence. Ultrasound. Firefighters’ masks. All tools that researchers in the city are currently using to understand — and combat — COVID-19.
March 06, 2020
Southwestern Ontario Hubs journalist Mary Baxter shares a personal account of navigating Ontario's health-care system on behalf of her sister, Sue.
Published On: March 05, 2020
When Sue was in hospital, we got conflicting information, pressure, and few good options. Like other Ontarians in her situation, we needed sound advice: we needed an advocate.
Published On: February 14, 2020
An increasing number of North American cities are using heavy-duty tents to provide temporary shelter to homeless populations — but some critics argue that the stopgap fix can create more problems than it solves.