giant nickel on the left and smokestack on the right from the article Roadside-attraction showdown: Sudbury’s Big Nickel
The giant coin is now a northeastern mainstay and tourist attraction — but it almost didn’t get built.
an adult and three children walk down a snowy path by a building from the article ‘So they can be at peace’: St. Anne’s residential school survivors still fight for justice
The institution closed in 1976. The litigation continues to this day.  Here’s a 29-year timeline of how the St. Anne’s case developed.
a woman with long hair and a blue skirt stands in front of rows of shoes from the article ‘Not forgotten children’: Honouring the victims and survivors of residential schools
In the wake of the discovery of 215 children’s remains in Kamloops, community members in Timmins and the James Bay area speak of trauma, healing, and the need for action.
two men carry a box of supplies from the article Kashechewan’s COVID-19 emergency had pre-pandemic roots
By mid-June, the community of around 2,000 people had 232 cases. Local leadership says that federal response came too late and that long-standing issues urgently need to be fixed.

Most Recent in Northeastern

Published On: June 18, 2021
Northeastern Ontario Hub journalist Nick Dunne discusses the ongoing litigation between the Canadian government and residential school survivors.
Published On: June 04, 2021
Northeastern Ontario Hub journalist Nick Dunne discusses the pros and cons of Sault Ste. Marie's planned energy project.
Published On: June 04, 2021
The Soo is revamping its power system with the latest energy tech. Will its new smart grid be too smart for its own good?
Published On: May 20, 2021
The province ended its vaccine prioritization for hard-hit postal codes on Monday. The Timmins mayor wants it to change course.
Published On: May 14, 2021
Northeastern Ontario Hub journalist Nick Dunne describes the vaccination situation in that region of the province, from procurement to the challenge of getting to appointments.
Published On: May 10, 2021
In Foleyet, population 200, it can take hours to book and get a shot. But Brenda Vandal is on the case.
Published On: April 23, 2021
How is the city and region dealing with the cutbacks and closures announced by Laurentian University?
Published On: April 20, 2021
As part of Laurentian University’s creditor-protection process, the school has shut down nearly a third of its programs. Where does that leave students, staff, and partner universities? 
Published On: April 19, 2021
With facilities in southern Ontario facing unprecedented capacity pressures, those in the north are gearing up to help out.
Published On: April 13, 2021
Towns and cities across the northeast are seeing substantial premium hikes — and that could mean higher taxes and fewer services.
Published On: March 31, 2021
Many residents see the satellite service as a solution to their long-standing internet issues. But some experts caution that uptake of the new system could come with downsides.
Published On: March 16, 2021
High electricity costs have led Latchford’s leadership to lobby for natural-gas infrastructure for years. But is it the right choice?
Published On: March 05, 2021
When Tom Connors first arrived in town, he couldn’t afford his bar tab — then he started lining up gigs
Published On: March 01, 2021
In Cochrane, snowmobiling is more than just a recreational activity — it’s an economic driver and part of the town’s cultural heritage.
Published On: February 20, 2021
Northwestern Ontario Hub journalist Nick Dunne reports on a shortage of health-care workers in northern regions of the province.
Published On: February 11, 2021
When services and amenities closed, older residents in Elliot Lake — where the median age is 59 — created and fostered networks to stay informed, healthy, and engaged
Published On: February 05, 2021
The Sudbury-based university entered creditor protection this week. TVO.org explains what that means — for students, the city, and the northeast.
Published On: February 02, 2021
He was a Toronto hockey legend. But the Hall of Famer never forgot his roots in northern Ontario.