a tall concrete building behind snowy trees from the article ‘Everybody was crying’: How Laurentian is restructuring — and what happens next
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? 
man stands in the open door of a large orange helicopter from the article Northern hospitals prepare for COVID-19 patients from the GTA
With facilities in southern Ontario facing unprecedented capacity pressures, those in the north are gearing up to help out.
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What's at stake for students, faculty and the northern Ontario university community with the loss of important degree programs.
a house surrounded by trees and water from the article Why are municipal-insurance rates skyrocketing in Ontario?
Towns and cities across the northeast are seeing substantial premium hikes — and that could mean higher taxes and fewer services.

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Published On: April 23, 2021
How is the city and region dealing with the cutbacks and closures announced by Laurentian University?
Published On: March 31, 2021
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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.
Published On: January 26, 2021
Twenty years later, residents and politicians continue to debate whether creating the City of Greater Sudbury was a good idea.
Published On: January 21, 2021
At Misiway Milopemahtesewin, in Timmins, counselling is grounded in traditional teachings — helping people process a shared set of traumas and reconnect with their cultures.
Published On: December 08, 2020
Although Nikitha Balasubramanya and her family are Hindu, they wanted to give their three-year-old the full Christmas experience this year. So they turned to social media for suggestions — and it delivered.
Published On: December 03, 2020
TVO.org speaks with three northeastern trappers about the traditions of their work, urban misconceptions — and keeping animal populations healthy.
Published On: November 16, 2020
On the streets since September, Shane Moyer has been conducting his own outreach. Now he’s camping out in front of city hall — again — to demand action on homelessness.
Published On: October 23, 2020
To get fresh produce, Sheshegwaning First Nation turned to a technology initially developed for growing food in space. But is it a real solution for food insecurity?
Published On: October 22, 2020
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Published On: October 19, 2020
Northeastern Ontario Hub journalist Nick Dunne discusses his research into the opioid crisis in the region he covers.
Published On: October 15, 2020
Now that remote work has allowed people to expand the scope of their house hunts, there are concerns that GTAers will force housing prices in Sudbury and the surrounding area up — and residents out.