Building from the article Northern Ontario’s warming-centre crisis
As temperatures drop and homelessness increases, shelters in the north face a critical question — how to make sure there’s enough space to accommodate those in need
Sault Ste. Marie from the article One Ontario city’s innovative approach to affordable housing
By buying and renovating derelict properties and arranging forgivable loans, Sault Ste. Marie is aiming to give the working poor a shot at homeownership.
people boarding a plane from the article Ontario under water: The flooding crisis on First Nations reserves
Are remote northern Indigenous communities prepared for more — and worse — floods?  
Bow of rowboat on beach with sunlit water in the background.  from the article How northern Ontario’s Rainbow Camp creates a safe space for LGBTQ youth
At Rainbow Camp, located just east of Sault Ste. Marie, young people canoe, do yoga, and learn about LGBTQ history. TVO.org talks with co-founder Harry Stewart about how the camp came to be and why it’s important to build supportive environments.

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Published On: December 04, 2018
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Published On: November 19, 2018
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Published On: November 16, 2018
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Published On: November 19, 2018
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Published On: November 08, 2018
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Published On: October 22, 2018
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Published On: September 18, 2018
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Published On: September 14, 2018
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Published On: September 07, 2018
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Published On: August 30, 2018
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Published On: August 24, 2018
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Published On: August 23, 2018
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Published On: July 11, 2018
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Published On: July 09, 2018
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Published On: June 25, 2018
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Published On: June 15, 2018
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