aerial shot of a small city on a lake from the article How northeastern Ontario became a surprise COVID-19 hotspot
Sudbury. Algoma. Timiskaming. Each is facing increased cases — and its own challenges in overcoming them.
a yellow plane flying above trees consumed in smoke from the article ‘Maxed out’: Northern communities call for more evacuation support
This summer, nearly 4,000 people across six First Nations were evacuated due to forest fires. As climate change intensifies, how will government act?
people walking in orange shirts from the article ‘For children and our future’: Patricia Ballantyne’s walk of sorrow for residential schools
On June 5, the residential-school survivor left her home in Saskatchewan and started heading toward Ottawa. Since then, others have joined her to promote healing and awareness.
woman in sunglasses holding a baby from the article The housing crisis: Not just a southern Ontario problem anymore
Fast-rising prices in the south are driving would-be homebuyers farther north — and that has experts calling for action from the next federal government.

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Published On: November 04, 2021
Shawanaga Island is set to become an Indigenous Protected and Conserved Area — a model experts say protects the environment and advances reconciliation.
Published On: September 24, 2021
How can government help communities affect by forest fires?
Published On: September 03, 2021
We look into housing challenges in the province's north, a how that market differs from southern Ontario.
Published On: September 02, 2021
TVO.org speaks with 14-year-old Sophia Mathur about the federal election, her lawsuit against the province, and what you can do to help the planet.
Published On: August 30, 2021
It’s not unidentified. It’s not flying. But it’s definitely an object — and it’s one that residents of this small Ontario town take pride in.
Published On: August 06, 2021
Northeastern Ontario Hub journalist Nick Dunne recounts the story of Fort Mackinac and discusses the lasting influence of the war in that region.
Published On: August 06, 2021
Do not try to pitch or hit this ball — unless you happen to be 40 times the size of a regular person.
Published On: July 14, 2021
The giant coin is now a northeastern mainstay and tourist attraction — but it almost didn’t get built.
Published On: July 05, 2021
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.
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 17, 2021
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.
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: June 02, 2021
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.
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?