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: 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 11, 2020
Many Ontarians with disabilities count on personal-support workers to live independently — and that’s sparking worries about a heightened risk of COVID-19.
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: June 26, 2020
An update on the outbreak of COVID-19 among migrant workers in southwestern Ontario.
Published On: June 26, 2020
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.
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: 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.
Published On: May 11, 2020
As the state of emergency continues in Ontario, experts are growing concerned about its impacts on an often hard-to-track population.
Published On: May 06, 2020
OPINION: The indefinite closure of the Stratford Festival will have creative and financial consequences for my family — and for the province.