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A curated collection of articles, documentaries and Agenda videos.
face masks displayed on an ironming board from the article Excerpt: Lauren McKeon’s ‘Women of the Pandemic’
In her new book, the author examines the unequal toll of the pandemic — and how women have been leading the way through COVID-19.
smiling man and woman in front of a large truck from the article ‘Constant anxiety’: What it’s like for essential workers crossing the border
Rules unevenly applied. Frustrating apps. The fear of quarantine. For Ontarians who commute to the U.S., the pandemic has brought a host of new challenges.
Photo of Mélodie Cyr from the article Cancer screenings are down during COVID-19. Will cancer deaths rise?
Screening rates have fallen sharply during the pandemic — and some experts are concerned about what that could mean for patients.

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Published On: May 05, 2021
What is being done in the province for the growing number of people who require mental-health support after more than a year of living in a pandemic?
Published On: May 05, 2021
Science researcher Shanna Swan's book, "Count Down: How Our Modern World Is Threatening Sperm Counts, Altering Male and Female Reproductive Development, and Imperiling the Future of the Human Race," leads us into a discussion on male fertility.
Published On: May 03, 2021
Exploring a new report on how police handle missing persons cases.
Published On: April 27, 2021
Charles Kenny, senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, discusses his latest book "The Plague Cycle: The Unending War Between Humanity and Infectious Disease."
Published On: April 20, 2021
Women on the front lines of this crisis discuss their lives over the last year.
Published On: April 20, 2021
This country’s greatest political orator is battling abdominal cancer as he continues to fight for causes near and dear to his heart.
Published On: April 16, 2021
Personal-care business owners discuss the toll the lockdowns have taken on their finances and lives.
Published On: April 15, 2021
ANALYSIS: The TTC helps Toronto’s economy more than you might think. And remote work could undo those benefits.
Published On: April 14, 2021
Yusuf Zine, host and co-producer of TVO's new podcast,"Unascertained," discusses the case of case involving the Lindsay, Ont., correctional facility.
Published On: April 14, 2021
How are Ontario's correctional facilities coping with COVID-19?
Published On: April 14, 2021
In her new book, the author takes readers back 50 years to the bloody Kingston Pen riot — and considers its causes and legacy.
Published On: April 14, 2021
It wasn’t as deadly as Attica, which also happened 50 years ago. But the bloody Ontario prison riot took its share of lives.
Published On: April 13, 2021
Laura Bates discusses her book, "Men Who Hate Women: From Incels to Pickup Artists: The Truth About Extreme Misogyny and How It Affects Us All."
Published On: April 08, 2021
A look at the current real estate market and how it can be fair for all.
Published On: April 08, 2021
For some Ontario communities, density isn’t just a housing issue — it’s a burial issue, too.
Published On: April 08, 2021
TVO.org speaks with Irvin Waller about community-based interventions — and what it will take to change the system.
Published On: April 07, 2021
COVID-19 is driving interest in new modes of transportation, e-scooters among them. But some argue they can be a nuisance — and even a hazard.
Published On: April 07, 2021
Maurice Eisendrath spoke out against the Nazis and marched with Martin Luther King Jr., becoming known as the “head of the progressive Jewish movement in North America.”