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: 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
After libraries and other service providers shut down, Sudbury’s homeless population lacked access to various amenities. So the YMCA stepped in.
Published On: May 08, 2020
Across the province, Indigenous groups are setting up assessment centres to fill what they call a gap in the health-care system.
Published On: April 27, 2020
Each spring, the remote First Nation faces the risk of flooding and evacuation. This year, the coronavirus is making matters even more complicated.
Published On: April 24, 2020
How will northern Ontario cities dig out of debt after the COVID-19 pandemic ends?
Published On: April 24, 2020
COVID-19 has brought massive and unexpected costs — and communities in the north are trying to brace for them.
Published On: April 02, 2020
COVID-19 is prompting many city-dwellers to self-isolate at the cottage. That has locals concerned about whether the health-care system can take the strain.
Published On: March 31, 2020
For those who live in small and rural communities in Ontario, giving birth can mean travelling many hours from your home. The coronavirus is adding a whole new set of concerns.
Published On: March 20, 2020
Northeastern Ontario Hub journalist Nick Dunne talks to Steve Paikin about specific challenges Ontario's northern communities face with COVID-19.
Published On: March 20, 2020
Moose Cree, a community of 1,400 near the southern end of James Bay, hasn’t had a case of the coronavirus yet — and it plans to keep it that way.
Published On: March 19, 2020
Travel restrictions. Family members far away. During the COVID-19 outbreak, international students across the province are facing difficult choices.
Published On: March 16, 2020
The city reported its first case of the novel coronavirus last week and a second case on Sunday. Here’s what we know about Sudbury’s response.
Published On: March 12, 2020
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Published On: February 27, 2020
A new health centre in Timmins is offering its services in French — and aims to be “a gathering place” for the francophone community.  
Published On: February 10, 2020
This month, several Anishinabek nations are voting on what could be one of the largest self-governance agreements in Canada. So what does that mean?
Published On: February 04, 2020
Two years ago, Joey Knapaysweet and Agnes Sutherland died in police custody, and the city was forced to reckon with its “pervasive” anti-Indigenous racism. TVO.org looks at what has changed — and what hasn’t.
Published On: January 16, 2020
St. Joseph Island is the province’s leading regional producer of maple syrup — but extreme weather poses new risks to the industry.