two photos of a large yellow chair from the article Roadside-attraction showdown: Gravenhurst’s Muskoka chair
The story of this oversized attraction starts with a tornado, features a string of bank robberies, and ends at a bar.
black and white headshots of three men from the article How activists fought racist restaurateurs in southwestern Ontario
In the early 1950s, most restaurants in Dresden refused to serve Black people. So activists pushed back, taking their cause to court — and changing Ontario history.
postcard showing large fibreglass bull on a trailer with the words
This big bull represents the region’s history of farming livestock — and stands as a tribute to the legacy of one man.
two photos of a giant golf bag, one with sign reading
Not everyone stops by this course to tee up — some just want to get a closer look at the golf bag said to be the biggest in the world.

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Published On: June 30, 2021
It’s a new model for administering shots more efficiently — and it all started with one doctor and a few stuffed animals.
Published On: June 08, 2021
TVO.org speaks with the psychiatrist and activist about fighting hatred and awakening to the racism in our society.
Published On: April 30, 2021
What's it been like for people navigating the Canada-U.S. border for work during COVID-19?
Published On: April 29, 2021
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.
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: March 29, 2021
Moving into the second summer of the pandemic, there’s some new guidance — but advocates say more is needed to keep migrant workers safe during COVID-19.
Published On: March 26, 2021
Virtual athletic training is keeping Ontario students active during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published On: March 22, 2021
Opportunities to play sports have disappeared over the past 12 months. That’s why the Red Shirt Effect is working to turn the pandemic year into a training year.
Published On: March 17, 2021
Some London councillors are pushing to introduce an expanded rental-licensing system. Here’s what proponents and critics have to say.
Published On: February 26, 2021
An increase in use of Canada's parks and greenspaces may be disrupting precious ecosystems.
Published On: February 22, 2021
Public-health restrictions have boosted interest in outdoor activity — and experts say that could threaten the health of environmentally sensitive areas.
Published On: February 03, 2021
TVO.org speaks with personal support worker Beth Kyle about the hardships and heroes that inspire her work during COVID-19.
Published On: January 22, 2021
What is lost when landlord-tenant hearings go virtual?
Published On: January 22, 2021
In response to COVID-19, the board shifted to phone and online hearings — and advocates say that jeopardizes access to justice for vulnerable tenants.
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
Taking a street-medicine approach, Sanguen Mobile Health Clinic aims to treat patients where they are most likely to be rather than the emergency room.
Published On: December 11, 2020
How are children with complex needs having them met during COVID-19?