David Stadnyk from the article Why climate change may put maple-syrup producers in a sticky situation
St. Joseph Island is the province’s leading regional producer of maple syrup — but extreme weather poses new risks to the local industry.
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.
polar bear from the article What climate change means for Ontario’s largest provincial park
TVO.org speaks with experts and researchers about warming temperatures — and their effects on the geese, muskrats, and polar bears at Polar Bear Provincial Park.  
Official Franco-Ontarian flag.  from the article Northern Ontario’s francophone labour shortage
The region’s francophone senior population is among the fastest-growing in the province — and critics say not enough is being done to attract French-speaking migrants.

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Published On: March 29, 2019
TVO.org talks to Little Native Hockey League president Marian Jacko about the growth of the annual tournament — and what the sport means to Indigenous youth.
Published On: March 06, 2019
TVO.org speaks with director Catie Lamer about her new documentary, “Northern Gold” — and about how the precious metal has shaped the city’s past and present.  
Published On: February 28, 2019
Suspected overdoses have been on the rise in the city. The new Early Aberration Response System could provide authorities with insight into the causes of the increase — and help keep community members safe.
Published On: February 14, 2019
This Valentine’s Day, TVO.org talks to Professor Jason Lepojärvi — better known as “Dr. Love” — about romance, friendship, and why it’s better to be in Finland on February 14.
Published On: February 13, 2019
Political strife in Haiti brought him to Canada. A chance encounter in a restaurant brought him to the northeastern town of Mattawa — and a life in politics.
Published On: February 06, 2019
On the hunt for skilled employees, the city is making a pitch to thousands of workers in Oshawa who’ll soon be out of a job.
Published On: January 10, 2019
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Published On: December 04, 2018
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Published On: November 19, 2018
The Sudbury native was recently inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. He talks about the game, the calls, and his famous catchphrase
Published On: November 16, 2018
Can new logos and slogans help northeastern communities boost their populations? Designer and Sudbury native Bruce Mau talks municipal makeovers and why the north needs to stop imitating the south.  
Published On: November 19, 2018
How Cobalt, Ont., owes its name to a common metal that has become extremely valuable.
Published On: November 08, 2018
Inspired by his family’s service, John Hetherington leads battlefield tours of Europe to tell the stories of Canadians who fought and died.
Published On: October 22, 2018
Brock McGillis came out after his hockey career ended — now he’s coaching young players on how to stop using hateful language on and off the ice.
Published On: September 18, 2018
Just two of the 36 mayoral candidates in the region’s five largest cities are women — and while things are changing, some say they’re changing too slowly.
Published On: September 14, 2018
A recent study found that young people in northern Ontario are much less likely to pursue post-secondary education than their southern peers. Here’s why.
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.