A man and a woman hike up a trail from the article Hiking Canada’s Great Trail in the name of citizen science
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.
sanguen van from the article This clinic on wheels delivers health care to Waterloo's homeless population
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.
 from the article What COVID-19 means for medically fragile children
Some respite services have been deemed inessential during the pandemic — and that’s leaving many Ontario families struggling to cope.
Chelsey Baptist Church from the article How this Ontario church is tackling food insecurity
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.

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Published On: December 11, 2020
How are children with complex needs having them met during COVID-19?
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
Last week, a judicial inquiry released a report on transactions in Collingwood — and highlighted serious issues with lobbying. Should more municipalities establish registries?
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
Non-occupational cases are on the rise — and experts are calling on government to introduce a national strategy. Here’s what they’re proposing.
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.
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: September 11, 2020
What does homeschooling entail and how many families are opting in?
Published On: September 10, 2020
Many Ontarians are worried about the government’s school-reopening plan — so some are opting to swap the province's curriculum for their own.
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: August 04, 2020
TVO.org speaks with border expert Bill Anderson about supply chains, economic impacts — and what we could do instead of opening the border.
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?