a woman and two children studying at computers from the article Parents are embracing home-schooling during COVID-19. What will that mean for their kids?
Many Ontarians are worried about the government’s school-reopening plan — so some are opting to swap the province's curriculum for their own.
Ambassador Bridge from the article How cross-border trade works when the border is closed
TVO.org speaks with border expert Bill Anderson about supply chains, economic impacts — and what we could do instead of opening the border.
Workers on a farm field from the article ‘They all were labour abused’: Demanding action on the exploitation of migrant workers
Rogelio Muñoz Santos died in a Windsor hospital in early June. Advocates say that he was the victim not just of COVID-19 — but also of a predatory system.
person in a wheelchair holding a mask from the article Is safe home care possible during a pandemic?
Many Ontarians with disabilities count on personal-support workers to live independently — and that’s sparking worries about a heightened risk of COVID-19.

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Published On: September 15, 2020
Public-health measures are changing how classrooms function — and creating new challenges for kids who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Published On: Published On: September 11, 2020
What does homeschooling entail and how many families are opting in?
Published On: August 12, 2020
More than one southwestern Ontario park got its start as a dump. Such transformations create havens for nature — but they can come with challenges.
Published On: July 20, 2020
Bill 175 changes who is responsible for administering home and community care. But does it open the door to further privatization?
Published On: July 16, 2020
Workers in the southwestern Ontario city were looking for transportation that felt less risky than city buses — so a local program changed gears.
Published On: July 15, 2020
Some workers employed part-time by agencies have also been working in long-term-care and retirement homes — but no one’s tracking whether they’re spreading the coronavirus.
Published On: July 09, 2020
Patios are back. More stores and services are up and running. But, for many Ontarians with disabilities, life is not returning to a pre-pandemic normal.
Published On: July 03, 2020
Roundtables. Liaison. Community consultations. The city is developing a strategy — but activists say they’re not seeing quick and decisive action.
Published On: Published On: June 26, 2020
An update on the outbreak of COVID-19 among migrant workers in southwestern Ontario.
Published On: June 16, 2020
Nearly 700 migrant farmer workers in Ontario have tested positive for COVID-19. Two have died. And without better regulations, the virus will keep spreading.
Published On: June 16, 2020
London’s Dreams Come True Music Studio welcomes participants of all ages and all abilities — and it’s kept on doing that online during the pandemic.
Published On: June 12, 2020
TVO.org is speaking to activists across Ontario to find out what's happening in their communities — and how they're fighting injustice. Today, we interview Princess Doe and Natasha Daley of the student-run advocacy group Making It Awkward
Published On: June 11, 2020
Therapeutic-riding centres offer children and adults living with disabilities opportunities for recreation and physical therapy. But COVID-19 is keeping many from the horses they rely on.
Published On: June 04, 2020
In 1970, the AM pop-music powerhouse was in the running to be the second-most-listened-to radio station in North America. But 50 years ago today, the CRTC announced new guidelines — and changed the station.
Published On: May 30, 2020
Artificial intelligence. Ultrasound. Firefighters’ masks. All tools that researchers in the city are currently using to understand — and combat — COVID-19.
Published On: May 21, 2020
In 2000, seven people died in the southwestern community. Advocates say government still isn’t doing enough to ensure safe drinking water for all Ontarians.
Published On: May 15, 2020
Some farmers’ markets are closed until further notice — others are getting set for a season unlike any they’ve seen before.
Published On: Published On: May 14, 2020
Southwestern Ontario Hub journalist Mary Baxter reports on hidden homelessness and what can be done to keep people safe during COVID-19.