a woman and a bike from the article Meet Ontario’s first-ever ‘bicycle mayor’
Despite her name, Shelley Carr is passionate about cycling. TVO.org speaks with the newly appointed bicycle mayor of London about promoting bike-friendly infrastructure in a car-dominated city.  
a falcon from the article Why Ontario’s wildlife-rehab centres could become an endangered species
Most of the province’s 57 registered rehabilitation facilities are still run by their founders — many of whom are close to retirement. Who will replace them?  
a child being walked to school by mother from the article Why walking to school is good for your lungs — in more ways than one
TVO.org speaks with Jason Gilliland, lead author of a recent study on children and the environment, about how to create healthier school commutes.   
cattle on a farm from the article Does Ontario have enough slaughterhouses?
The number of provincially licensed abattoirs is in decline. Critics say that hurts farmers and the local-food movement — and they’re calling on the government to act.  

Most Recent in Southwestern

Published On: September 06, 2019
Southwestern Ontario Hub reporter Mary Baxter talks about the provinces wildlife santuaries. Then, she discusses why a lack of licensed abattoirs in Ontario is an issue for farmers.
Published On: August 27, 2019
Difficult Terrain features items from the museum’s collection that reflect harmful stereotypes. TVO.org talks with co-curator Amber Lloydlangston about how it encourages visitors to talk about racism and discrimination — past and present.  
Published On: July 22, 2019
New research suggests that the rate of erosion will spike in the next 60 years, putting wildlife, property, and people at risk — and experts say we need to act now.
Published On: July 16, 2019
A pilot project underway in London is setting patients up with a suite of smart devices — and paving the way for high-tech mental-health treatment.  
Published On: July 11, 2019
Fred Thomas played baseball in the Cleveland Indians farm system and football with the Toronto Argonauts. He was also one of Canada’s greatest basketball stars. But racism kept his story on the sidelines.  
Published On: June 27, 2019
On the outskirts of Cambridge, Andrew Judge and a group of volunteers have established a garden to produce food — and insights into Indigenous teachings.
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 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 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: May 28, 2019
London’s First Episode Mood and Anxiety Program focuses on early intervention — and experts say it could help reshape mental-health care for young people.  
Published On: May 22, 2019
The OSPCA will no longer be enforcing laws against animal cruelty and neglect — which has left animal-welfare advocates across the province wondering who will take up the task.  
Published On: May 17, 2019
The Agenda discusses the shortage of geriatricians in Ontario, and why they are needed.
Published On: May 17, 2019
The federal agency responsible for finding a long-term storage site for spent nuclear fuel has been scouting out possible locations for a Deep Geological Repository. Two of them are in Bruce County.  
Published On: May 13, 2019
Seniors make up more than a fifth of the population in Grey, Bruce, Huron, and Perth counties — and they’re served by just one local geriatrician.
Published On: April 25, 2019
An industry many had given up for dead a decade ago is now on the rebound — and that has some experts worried about the implications for public health.
Published On: April 15, 2019
A new pilot project aims to identify and treat early symptoms of anxiety with the aid of smart watches and a custom app.
Published On: April 02, 2019
An employment rate below 25 per cent. An average income below the poverty line. Getting a good job can be tough for people with developmental disabilities. But for workers like Julie Timmermans, “full economic citizenship” is about more than just money.
Published On: March 22, 2019
Science has repeatedly proven the benefits of adding fluoride to tap water. So why is Tecumseh’s town council debating the issue?