Ontario Hubs

Published On: June 25, 2019

In the early 2000s, Wallaceburg was hit by an economic downturn. Now, local officials say, its economy is thriving — and that’s thanks partly to grassroots efforts

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 24, 2019
After 100 years, Shoal Lake 40 First Nation finally has an all-season connection to the rest of Canada. TVO.org talked with people involved in Freedom Road about how the model could work for other infrastructure projects.
Published On: June 21, 2019
Northwestern Hub reporter Jon Thompson discusses the final contruction of Shoal Lake 40's Freedom Road.
Published On: June 21, 2019
OPINION: I don’t look the way that many Canadians expect Indigenous people to look. I’ve been able to blend in with white society. Today, I can repay a younger Haley for all those years of hiding.
 
Published On: June 19, 2019

Residents in the east end of the city have no local grocery store — and the only commercially zoned property there sits vacant. So how do you fix a food desert?
 

Published On: June 14, 2019

In the green-burial section of Glenwood Cemetery, in Picton, there’s no steel, no concrete, and no formaldehyde — just bodies, sometimes blankets, and earth

Published On: June 12, 2019
In 1784, more than 100 Indigenous people established a new home on the Bay of Quinte, in southeastern Ontario. Every year for almost a century, the Mohawk community of Tyendinaga has commemorated their arrival.

 
Published On: June 11, 2019

The Lunaape language is at risk of extinction, but Ian McCallum is working to rescue it through lessons, books — even Twitter. TVO.org talks with McCallum about his mission.

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: June 07, 2019

As the gig economy expands, employer-provided dental plans are getting rarer — and that’s bad news for millennial dental health.

Published On: June 04, 2019
The final report from the national inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls contains 231 calls for justice. Here’s how regular citizens can effect change.
Published On: June 03, 2019
Many Sioux Lookout residents grapple with homelessness, addiction, and mental illness. Mayor Doug Lawrance recently became the first municipal leader in the province to point to colonialism as the cause.
Published On: May 31, 2019
Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan visits Haley House in Peterborough, a home for parolees with chronic and serious health issues.
Published On: May 31, 2019

TVO.org talks to Dan Haley, founder of Peterborough’s Haley House, about the special needs of elderly prisoners — and how to help them die with dignity.

Published On: May 29, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Bob Joseph, author of "Indigenous Relations: Insights, Tips & Suggestions to Make Reconciliation a Reality."
Published On: May 29, 2019
Carl Beaver invites us into his home in Alderville First Nation to demonstrate making bannock while reflecting on a lifetime of loving it.
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.