a man, woman, and child wearing masks from the article Why this family crowdsourced ideas for its first Christmas celebration in Timmins
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.
coyote pelts hang on a wall from the article In their own words: Fur trappers on Ontario's oldest profession
TVO.org speaks with three northeastern trappers about the traditions of their work, urban misconceptions — and keeping animal populations healthy.
rows of growing plants from the article Why this First Nation bought a shipping container during COVID-19
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?
two women walk down an alley from the article ‘We need help’: Timmins calls for more homelessness funding as winter nears
With the city already seeing subzero temperatures at night, there is a growing sense of urgency about how the city will help its homeless population — and where it will find the money.

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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 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.
Published On: October 13, 2020
More than a century ago, two residential-school students died near the institution in Sault Ste. Marie. Now researchers and survivors are trying to discover their identities.
Published On: September 23, 2020
After learning about the Rural Employment Initiative, Manikantan Chandrasekharan left Mississauga and moved to Sault Ste. Marie. Now, thanks to COVID-19, more people are considering the program than ever before.
Published On: September 21, 2020
When the Town of Latchford saw local media coverage drying up, it launched its own monthly news publication — the “Moose Call."
Published On: September 04, 2020
Lagging internet. Fewer board staff. Funding disparities. In the James Bay area, schools face a specific set of challenges heading into the year.
Published On: August 29, 2020
Kirkland Lake’s Northern Thunder drag race was postponed due to the pandemic — but contestants recently got the chance to burn rubber.
Published On: August 25, 2020
Last year, North Bay hosted 15 productions that brought in $46 million to the local economy. This year, COVID-19 has created new challenges on set — and halted many shoots altogether.
Published On: August 21, 2020
Cities across the province are looking at bus-hailing services — and the government is encouraging them. But not everyone is on board.
Published On: August 20, 2020
In the spring, TVO.org spoke to cottage-country business owners afraid that COVID-19 would harm their summer prospects. This week, we check back in.
Published On: August 17, 2020
How a town rallied to save Temagami Dry ginger ale.
Published On: August 10, 2020
It looked as if local brand Temagami Dry wouldn’t survive. Then the Town of Tegamami came forward with a bid. 
Published On: August 07, 2020
Northeastern Ontario Hub journalist Nick Dunne discusses the rise in opioid overdoses in Sudbury.
Published On: July 27, 2020
As Ontario experiences a surge in suspected drug-toxicity deaths, front-line harm-reduction workers in the north are fighting to save lives during a pandemic.
Published On: July 17, 2020
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Published On: July 01, 2020
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