Published On: 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.
Published On: February 03, 2020
TVO.org speaks with the only non-GTA, non-Ottawa candidate about why she’d be the best person to get the provincial party out of its current dire straits.
Published On: December 23, 2019
The London Food Coalition uses a grassroots network of member groups to rescue 410 kilograms of food each day.
Published On: October 25, 2019
On Friday, the intersex flag was flown outside London city hall — part of a larger effort to fight stigma and promote education and understanding.
Published On: September 03, 2019
Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan visits Museum London's "Difficult Terrain" exhibit.
Published On: August 27, 2019
Difficult Terrain features items from the museum’s collection that reflect harmful stereotypes. TVO.org talks with co-curator Amber Lloydlangston about how it encourages visitors to talk about racism and discrimination — past and present.
Published On: July 16, 2019
A pilot project underway in London is setting patients up with a suite of smart devices — and paving the way for high-tech mental-health treatment.
Published On: May 28, 2019
London’s First Episode Mood and Anxiety Program focuses on early intervention — and experts say it could help reshape mental-health care for young people.
Published On: May 17, 2019
The Agenda discusses the shortage of geriatricians in Ontario, and why they are needed.
Published On: March 15, 2019
The two-night music festival will take over London this weekend. We ask organizers and venues what steps they’re taking to prevent sexual harassment and assault.
Published On: February 28, 2019
Hundreds of Yazidis from Iraq have resettled in southwestern Ontario. Many are dealing with considerable trauma — are local institutions equipped to support them?
Published On: January 25, 2019
When children make statements, testify, or deliver victim-impact statements at the London courthouse, Merel is there to lend a helping paw.
Published On: October 29, 2018
Canada may suspend armoured-vehicle exports to Saudi Arabia. That has some in London — where those vehicles are assembled — again wondering how to balance economics and human rights.
Published On: September 06, 2018
On October 22, London will become the first city in Ontario to use the ranked-ballot system — whether voters are ready for it or not.
Published On: August 07, 2018
Problematic home-care experiences are common in Ontario — but clients say they have no effective complaints mechanism to turn to.