Alex Peel from the article What Ontario’s geriatrician shortage means for its aging population
Seniors make up more than a fifth of the population in Grey, Bruce, Huron, and Perth counties — and they’re served by just one local geriatrician.
Tobacco leaves from the article Why tobacco is making a comeback on Ontario farms
An industry many had given up for dead a decade ago is now on the rebound — and that has some experts worried about the implications for public health.
a water faucet from the article Why this Ontario town is divided over fluoridation
Science has repeatedly proven the benefits of adding fluoride to tap water. So why is Tecumseh’s town council debating the issue?
a woman cleaning a table in a restaurant from the article Why Ontarians with developmental disabilities still face employment barriers
An employment rate below 25 per cent. An average income below the poverty line. Getting a good job can be tough for people with developmental disabilities. But for workers like Julie Timmermans, “full economic citizenship” is about more than just money.

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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.
Published On: March 15, 2018

Some municipal election candidates are lining up against proposed bus rapid transit system (not light rail, as many had hoped).

Published On: February 28, 2018

Outsider PC leadership candidate was coy about naming her tiny southwestern Ontario home.

Published On: February 23, 2018

Parliament passed a bill making Nov. 11 a legal holiday, but most Ontarians will still go to work on Remembrance Day.

Published On: February 21, 2018

Customer service workers learn how to create atmosphere of dignity for people living with dementia.

Published On: February 12, 2018

Turbine skeptics believe, in this case, science is on their side.

Published On: February 02, 2018

The OPP will provide local policing (and bill for it). Some municipalities would prefer a regional partner.

Published On: February 01, 2018

New research suggests the attitudes that made Brexit and Donald Trump happen are present in Ontario’s traditional manufacturing cities — especially Windsor.