a woman stands in the snow with her dog from the article Nature is reeling: What happens when more Ontarians head outdoors?
Public-health restrictions have boosted interest in outdoor activity — and experts say that could threaten the health of environmentally sensitive areas.
a smiling short-haired woman from the article ‘Creating transformative moments’: How Black women helped shape education in Ontario
TVO.org speaks with U of T professor Funké Aladejebi about mid-20th- century Black women teachers — “the early architects of anti-racist education in Canada.”
photo of a woman sitting on a school surrounded by art supples; images of paintings of a medical worker and an older woman from the article ‘We’re all heroes’: This PSW is turning front-line pandemic experiences into art
TVO.org speaks with personal support worker Beth Kyle about the hardships and heroes that inspire her work during COVID-19.
a smiling woman holds a toddler from the article Is the Landlord and Tenant Board’s ‘digital first’ approach leaving Ontario renters behind?
In response to COVID-19, the board shifted to phone and online hearings — and advocates say that jeopardizes access to justice for vulnerable tenants.

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Published On: February 26, 2021
An increase in use of Canada's parks and greenspaces may be disrupting precious ecosystems.
Published On: January 22, 2021
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Published On: January 06, 2021
TVO.org speaks with bird ecologist Sonya Richmond about why she and her partner quit their jobs, sold their house — and set out to explore the world’s longest recreational trail.
Published On: December 30, 2020
As organizations providing free meals in Bruce and Grey Counties saw demand increase during the pandemic, Dean and Maxine Benders opened their church doors to lend support.
Published On: December 18, 2020
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Published On: December 11, 2020
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Published On: December 10, 2020
Some respite services have been deemed inessential during the pandemic — and that’s leaving many Ontario families struggling to cope.
Published On: November 24, 2020
The Tories changed provincial regulations with the aim of getting people into housing faster — but advocates say the new approach could create new issues and exacerbate homelessness.
Published On: November 13, 2020
Southwestern Ontario Hub journalist Mary Baxter discusses a municipal controversy in Collingwood.
Published On: November 12, 2020
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Published On: November 09, 2020
Hospices have had to find ways to deliver crucial services for patients and their loved ones. Experts say the changes will endure post-pandemic.
Published On: October 30, 2020
The province wants to axe ranked-choice voting. London wants to keep it. Does the city have any options?
Published On: October 22, 2020
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Published On: October 15, 2020
The area is home to a thriving agricultural industry — but experts say too many locals lack access to fresh produce. That’s where this mobile market comes in.
Published On: October 09, 2020
Mary Ann Shadd’s the "Provincial Freeman" provided African-Americans with vital information about Canada and the Underground Railroad. TVO.org speaks with her descendants about her ideals, her advocacy, and her legacy.
Published On: October 07, 2020
Richard Peddie once served as president and CEO of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. Why has he opened a bookstore in Amherstburg?
Published On: October 02, 2020
COVID-19 has strained the health-care sector — and some are worried that there aren’t enough PSWs in training to deal with the crisis.
Published On: October 01, 2020
Barrie consistently reports higher opioid death rates than both the region and the province as a whole — so it’s bringing the business social-service communities together to support marginalized people downtown.