Sarita Verma from the article Why this northern Ontario institution is more than just a medical school
TVO.org speaks with Sarita Verma, incoming dean and CEO of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, about the special challenges of providing medical care in the north and who she hopes will replace her.  
kids playing outside in winter from the article How physical literacy is teaching Sudbury students the ABCs of exercise
At St. David Catholic Elementary, the third-graders practise throwing, running, jumping, balancing — all part of a program that breaks down the basics of an active lifestyle.  
Dionne quintuplets from the article How Dionne Quintuplet collectibles became museum pieces
When Yvonne, Émilie, Marie, Annette, and Cécile Dionne were born in 1934, they were an immediate global sensation. At this museum in North Bay, you can learn about their life and legacy.
Ganuk, who weighs in at nearly 1,100 pounds, was born in Quebec in 2009. (Courtesy Mathilde Loubeyres.) from the article Why these Ontario polar bears are ready for their close-ups
American researchers were looking for the ideal place to test aerial-imaging technology for detecting animals in the wild — and they found it at the Polar Bear Habitat in Cochrane.

Most Recent in Northeastern

Published On: September 07, 2018
TVO's northeast Ontario Hub editor Claude Sharma gets us caught up on what he learned in the last few months about reconnecting with First Nations culture.
Published On: August 30, 2018

At the Eshki-nishnaabemjig camp in northeastern Ontario, adult learners are brushing up on their ancestral language.

Published On: August 24, 2018

Indigenous-led agencies are taking over from the Children’s Aid Society — and placing children in homes where they can stay connected to their cultures.

Published On: August 23, 2018

A new permanent exhibition at Algoma University commemorates the dark history of Shingwauk Indian Residential School.

Published On: July 11, 2018

Sudbury’s proposed NEO Kids hospital would help families with seriously ill children avoid frequent, gruelling road trips to the south — but with a new government in place, its future is uncertain.

Published On: July 09, 2018

At designated sites across the province, visitors can camp out and take in the stars — without light pollution getting in the way.

Published On: June 25, 2018

With the SIU investigating Timmins police in the deaths of two members of Fort Albany First Nation, the city has promised to take action to address widespread racial discrimination.

 

Published On: June 15, 2018

"Broken" after his discharge from the army, ex-paratrooper Eric Coupal founded the Quartz Ridge Sanctuary, near Sudbury, to help his fellow vets.

Published On: June 14, 2018

OPINION: If the Tories want to improve their standing in the northeast, filling potholes might be the way to go, writes Andrew Autio.

Published On: June 04, 2018

A Liberal backroom deal made national headlines last year, but many Sudbury residents say the Election Act trial is old news in the city.

Published On: May 30, 2018

Politicians in northeastern Ontario say they want to restore the defunct Toronto-to-Cochrane rail service — but can they?

Published On: May 18, 2018

Vast and sparsely populated, the constituency was created in 2017 to amplify the voices of francophone communities in the north.

Published On: May 11, 2018

The party is no longer fighting for the creation of a separate province of Northern Ontario. So what is it fighting for?

Published On: May 04, 2018

Canine overpopulation in the North is leaving hundreds of dogs out in the cold — but the Ontario SPCA is fighting to change that.

Published On: April 25, 2018

In northern Ontario, more First Nations girls are strapping on the skates — and parents are seeing the benefits far beyond the rink.

Published On: April 24, 2018

Opposition is mounting over mayor’s plan to build a $48-million aquatic centre in Timmins.

Published On: April 23, 2018

The architecture of North Bay’s Regional Health Centre is geared toward healing — and it’s set the standard for hospital design across the province.

Published On: April 13, 2018
The Agenda welcomes Claude Sharma, the new Ontario Hubs team member reporting from northeastern Ontario.