two Adirondack chairs from the article Why you should think twice before heading to the cottage
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.
pregnant woman from the article What to expect when you’re expecting during the COVID-19 crisis
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.
Photo of Darshan Shah from the article What it’s like to be an international student in Ontario right now
Travel restrictions. Family members far away. During the COVID-19 outbreak, international students across the province are facing difficult choices.
moosonee from the article How this remote First Nation is trying to keep COVID-19 out
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.

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Published On: July 19, 2019
TVO's northeastern reporter Claude Sharma discusses the connection between Sudbury and NASA.
Published On: July 09, 2019
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Published On: June 24, 2019
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.
Published On: June 07, 2019
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.  
Published On: May 28, 2019
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.
Published On: May 13, 2019
In the past, evacuations from the remote First Nation disrupted education and set students back — this year, class will be in session despite the floods.
Published On: May 10, 2019
Northeastern Ontario Hub reporter Claude Sharma discusses a federal government flood-relieve plan for Kashechewan First Nation.
Published On: April 17, 2019
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.
Published On: April 12, 2019
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.  
Published On: April 01, 2019
Dozens of municipalities still use combined sewers. In Timmins, that means waste released into lakes — and basements.
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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