woman in white coat bending over a golden retriever from the article ‘A high emotional toll’: Why Ontario veterinarians are under pressure
The province now has more pets, but it doesn’t have more vets — and that’s creating challenges for professionals and animal owners alike.
A brand new general store with a storied history has become a reality in the northwestern Ontario community.
three masked students stand in front of a high school from the article Think you’ve been working remotely too long? These students haven’t been to class since 2019
A year before the pandemic, bomb threats forced this Thunder Bay high school to go virtual. Then COVID-19 happened.
closeup of a large fish statue from the article Roadside-attraction showdown: Kenora’s Husky the Muskie
The muskie may be the second-biggest fish in Ontario — but it’s the first-biggest fish in this northwestern city.

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Published On: November 05, 2021
How do Indigenous approaches to land conservation help preserve biodiversity?
Published On: October 01, 2021
What can Indigenous knowledge show scientists about how to fight climate disasters?
Published On: September 24, 2021
This summer, nearly 4,000 people across six First Nations were evacuated due to forest fires. As climate change intensifies, how will government act?
Published On: August 05, 2021
With the population declining, First Nations, environmentalists, and others are working together to safeguard boreal caribou — and their habitat — before it’s too late.
Published On: July 23, 2021
This jolly, happy soul has won a regional roadside-attraction contest before. Now, he's taking on the whole province.
Published On: July 09, 2021
At the junction of Highway 101 and the Trans-Canada, travellers are treated to an unusual sight — a roughly eight-metre tall waterfowl.
Published On: June 29, 2021
The process is lengthy, complex, and expensive. TVO.org looks at how gravesite investigations work — and whether the government needs to go further.
Published On: June 24, 2021
For more than 60 years, researchers have been studying wolves and moose on Isle Royale. But should humans be interfering with nature?
Published On: June 01, 2021
Gail Jaremy’s rise through the ranks gave Hornepayne its CAO — and reflects what smaller communities have to do to attract and retain top-level talent.
Published On: May 18, 2021
Researchers say that seeing loved ones is good for patients and their health-care team — and they’re urging hospitals to introduce evidence-based visitation policies. 
Published On: April 16, 2021
After expelling the OPP from the community, chief and council say they want to establish their own police force. What would that involve — and how could the system be changed?
Published On: March 30, 2021
Fly-in outfitters in northern Ontario rely on American customers, who can’t make the trip because of COVID-19 — and they’re calling for more financial help.
Published On: March 19, 2021
Northwestern Ontario Hub journalist Charnel Anderson provides an update on Thunder Bay's COVID-19 outbreak, and reports on a new crisis intervention initiative in the region.
Published On: March 18, 2021
Until recently, the region had avoided widespread community transmission. So why does it now have the most active cases per 100,000 people in Ontario?
Published On: March 15, 2021
In Thunder Bay, police officers and crisis workers respond to mental-health calls together ­­– all part of an attempt to save time, promote de-escalation, and provide supports.
Published On: March 01, 2021
OPINION: Members of Wabaseemoong Independent Nations isolating in the northwestern city have faced derogatory social-media messages. We must condemn these acts of discrimination.
Published On: February 25, 2021
TVO.org speaks with Ryan Patchett-Marble about the possible benefits of psilocybin treatment — and why he thinks it’s important to have direct experience.
Published On: February 19, 2021
Nursing stations are the first point of health-care contact in remote areas. Those on the ground say they urgently need more funding, staff, and housing to serve their communities.