a man showing smart home devices from the article How ‘smart homes’ could help Ontarians with mental illness
A pilot project underway in London is setting patients up with a suite of smart devices — and paving the way for high-tech mental-health treatment.  
Andrew Judge and a group of people tending a garden from the article How one man is planting seeds of Indigenous knowledge
On the outskirts of Cambridge, Andrew Judge and a group of volunteers have established a garden to produce food — and insights into Indigenous teachings.
shopping carts from the article How zoning bylaws created a food desert in Guelph’s east end
Residents in the east end of the city have no local grocery store — and the only commercially zoned property there sits vacant. So how do you fix a food desert?  
coach from the article The greatest Canadian athlete you’ve never heard of
Fred Thomas played baseball in the Cleveland Indians farm system and football with the Toronto Argonauts. He was also one of Canada’s greatest basketball stars. But racism kept his story on the sidelines.  

Most Recent in Southwestern

Published On: June 29, 2018
Forgotten for decades in a London museum vault, a collection of 1930s recordings of Ojibway stories and songs has returned to Saugeen First Nation
Published On: June 28, 2018
Indigenous communities are increasingly asserting their treaty rights in areas where affluent white Ontarians spend their summers.
Published On: June 20, 2018
For 133 years — and despite two fires — Pine River Cheese has been delighting fromage fanciers by the shores of Lake Huron.
Published On: June 20, 2018
During the election campaign, the Tories said they’d put an end to hallway medicine — but in London, where patient advocates say the problem is worst, that may not be easy.
Published On: June 13, 2018
ANALYSIS: The Progressive Conservatives have promised to repeal the legislation — but farmers and residents have been counting on the income that renewable energy generates.
Published On: June 06, 2018
Former deputy premier Deb Matthews has decided not to run again in London North Centre — here’s how the race there is shaping up.
Published On: May 29, 2018
Rival parties and regional organizations see an opportunity to alter the course of the $11 billion proposal for faster trains in southwest Ontario.
Published On: May 25, 2018
In southwestern Ontario, shifts in party preference are handing rural ridings to the PCs and urban ridings to the NDP — leaving little room for the Liberals.
Published On: May 22, 2018
Opposition candidates call for a halt of wind turbine development after Chatham-Kent residents complain that green energy ruined their wells.
Published On: May 11, 2018
London wants to open a supervised drug-use facility in an apartment building where drugs are rife — but residents are feeling left out of the process.
Published On: May 03, 2018
Most municipalities have long allowed hunters to use their rifles on Sundays — but when West Grey tried to lift its ban, residents shot the idea down.
Published On: April 20, 2018
Ontario’s gaming corporation has partnered with a B.C. firm to upgrade and expand casinos. Is it creating opportunity, or a ‘giant cash vacuum’?
Published On: April 12, 2018
Single detached homes are rising out of reach for many first-time buyers.
Published On: April 05, 2018
Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan takes a look at how a community in London, Ont., is handling gentrification.
Published On: April 05, 2018
In London’s revitalizing Old East Village, affordable properties and low rents can represent a springboard to a better life — but is there room for everyone to dream?
Published On: March 29, 2018
Should chocolate milk come with a warning label? Health Canada is considering measures that could scare consumers away from certain dairy products.
Published On: March 20, 2018
Between an agricultural past and a prosperous future, the region is poised to become a culinary hotspot.
Published On: March 16, 2018
The Agenda discusses London's rapid transit debate and what the rest of the province can learn from it.