wrestlers in a ring from the article How can wrestling help First Nations communities? 
The Canadian Wrestling Federation puts on a show when it visits Indigenous communities. But it also takes on pressing issues like substance abuse, bullying, and suicide.  
a man holding a photograph up to the camera from the article That’s no moon: Before these NASA astronauts went to space, they went to Sudbury
In the 1970s, the agency sent astronauts to northeastern Ontario to prepare for their trips to the moon — and helped drive the region’s scientific aspirations.  
Two police cars in Sudbury from the article Why some Ontario drug dealers are now being charged with manslaughter
Almost 1,500 people died of opioid-related overdoses across the province in 2018. Police are hoping that criminal charges will act a deterrent — but critics say that the legal system is not the answer.
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: 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.
Published On: August 23, 2018
A new permanent exhibition at Algoma University commemorates the dark history of Shingwauk Indian Residential School.
Published On: July 11, 2018
Sudbury’s proposed NEO Kids hospital would help families with seriously ill children avoid frequent, gruelling road trips to the south — but with a new government in place, its future is uncertain.
Published On: July 09, 2018
At designated sites across the province, visitors can camp out and take in the stars — without light pollution getting in the way.
Published On: June 25, 2018
With the SIU investigating Timmins police in the deaths of two members of Fort Albany First Nation, the city has promised to take action to address widespread racial discrimination.  
Published On: June 15, 2018
"Broken" after his discharge from the army, ex-paratrooper Eric Coupal founded the Quartz Ridge Sanctuary, near Sudbury, to help his fellow vets.
Published On: June 14, 2018
OPINION: If the Tories want to improve their standing in the northeast, filling potholes might be the way to go, writes Andrew Autio.
Published On: June 04, 2018
A Liberal backroom deal made national headlines last year, but many Sudbury residents say the Election Act trial is old news in the city.
Published On: May 30, 2018
Politicians in northeastern Ontario say they want to restore the defunct Toronto-to-Cochrane rail service — but can they?
Published On: May 18, 2018
Vast and sparsely populated, the constituency was created in 2017 to amplify the voices of francophone communities in the north.
Published On: May 11, 2018
The party is no longer fighting for the creation of a separate province of Northern Ontario. So what is it fighting for?