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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.
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Virtual athletic training is keeping Ontario students active during the COVID-19 pandemic.
young man in mask, sweat pants, and black coat holding a basketball outside a school from the article How these online training videos are getting kids active during COVID-19
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.
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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.

Most Recent in Southwestern

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?
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.