a snowy deck with a satellite dish on it from the article Can Starlink solve northern Ontario’s broadband problem?
Many residents see the satellite service as a solution to their long-standing internet issues. But some experts caution that uptake of the new system could come with downsides.
Throughout his life, Stompin' Tom Connors weaved local history and legend into his songs to tell distinctly Canadian stories (Courtesy of Stompin' Tom Ltd.) from the article How Timmins gave Stompin’ Tom Connors his first break
When Tom Connors first arrived in town, he couldn’t afford his bar tab — then he started lining up gigs
two women and three men hold instruments on a stage from the article How seniors are helping seniors during COVID-19
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
a row of yellow snowmobiles from the article Why this small Ontario town has a snowmobile museum
In Cochrane, snowmobiling is more than just a recreational activity — it’s an economic driver and part of the town’s cultural heritage.

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Published On: September 04, 2020
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Published On: August 29, 2020
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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
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Published On: August 20, 2020
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Published On: August 17, 2020
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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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Published On: June 11, 2020
TVO.org is speaking to activists across Ontario to find out what's happening in their communities — and how they're fighting injustice. Today, we interview TiCarra Paquet and Liam Cousineau, who helped organize the June 3 march in Sudbury.
Published On: May 29, 2020
Sudbury YMCA helps keep people connected to loved ones and vital government supports during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published On: May 25, 2020
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Published On: May 08, 2020
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Published On: April 27, 2020
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Published On: April 24, 2020
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Published On: April 24, 2020
COVID-19 has brought massive and unexpected costs — and communities in the north are trying to brace for them.