Already a significant problem in Ontario, opioid deaths have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Northeastern Ontario Hub journalist Nick Dunne investigated the province's response to the epidemic and learned how the Sudbury Action Centre for Youth outreach team is trying to help drug users cope with their circumstances.
August 7, 2020 - 6:02
- August 7, 2020 - 20:24Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan talks to Thunder Bay-born model and disability advocate Rachel Romu.
- August 6, 2020 - 26:13From murder hornets to locust swarms, and disease-carrying mosquitoes, we look at how bugs have been wreaking havoc lately.
- August 5, 2020 - 26:26What is the role of eels in Ontario's ecosystems and why are they becoming endangered?
- August 4, 2020 - 26:24What is the essential role of bats in the ecosystem and why are they becoming endangered?
- July 31, 2020 - 4:13Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler spoke to some local artists who are having to find other ways to promote their work since most conventions have been cancelled for the year.
- July 31, 2020 - 22:12How has climate change affected one of Canada's most precious biospheres?
- July 30, 2020 - 32:17How might cities adapt their public spaces to accommodate social distancing needs?
- July 28, 2020 - 26:12What do educators and policymakers have to do to make schools safe for September and also foster optimum learning?
- July 27, 2020 - 27:13Author and journalist Duncan McCue discuss his book, "The Shoe Boy: A Trapline Memoir."
The premier has defied expectations. But he’s also benefitting from the way pressers work during COVID-19.
Daniel Dodge seemingly had it all: love, money, and his whole life ahead of him. Fate had other plans.
It’s been 35 years since Bill Davis was last in office. But his record still looks pretty darned good.
William Lyon Mackenzie King was our longest-serving prime minister — Oliver Mowat, Ontario’s longest-serving premier. For both, this was a date of significance.
What's on This Week
MonAug 10Spotlighting the Treatment of Elderly PeopleAcademy Award-winner Louis Gossett Jr. stars in "The Cuban," a film that highlights the way elderly people are treated in society. Nam Kiwanuka talks to him about his role and is also joined by the film's director Sergio Navarretta.
TueAug 11Broadband is still a long way away from being equally available across Ontario. We look at the challenges inherent in making full access happen.
WedAug 12Contact Tracing TechnologyRecently, the COVID-19 contact-tracing app launched, but questions remain about privacy and adoption rates. David Lie, a University of Toronto tech professor, provides some insight.
ThuAug 13Can Capitalism Save the Planet?Environmentalist Tom Rand discusses his recent book, "The Case for Climate Capitalism: Economic Solutions for a Planet in Crisis."
FriAug 14Drag Queens Hit the MainstreamToronto drag performer Juice Boxx, a recent contestant on "Canada's Drag Race," our country's version of the wildly popular "Ru Paul's Drag Race," discusses the influence of drag queen culture in mainstream society. Then, what is the origin of Thunder Bay's mysterious ring of rocks?