H.G. Watson


H.G. Watson is a journalist based in Toronto.

H.G. Watson's articles

Published On: Oct 15,2019
Turnout increases for advance polls, and Trudeau faces security threat.
Published On: Oct 11,2019
Breaking down the French-language debate, and where the leaders have been travelling during the campaign.  
Published On: Oct 10,2019
Grading the parties’ climate plans, and support surges for NDP leader Jagmeet Singh.
Published On: Oct 09,2019
Tories see slight boost post-debate, and Scheer makes GTA transit promise.
Published On: Oct 08,2019
Federal leaders face off in debate, and right-wing news outlets gain access.  
Published On: Oct 07,2019
Leaders prepare for tonight’s debate, and the RCMP monitor a spike in online threats.
Published On: Oct 04,2019
Two planes, two passports, and a looming strike in Ontario.
Published On: Oct 03,2019
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh encounters man who makes racist remarks, and four leaders face off in French-language debate.
Published On: Oct 02,2019
Trudeau rules out a national handgun ban, and the Greens promise to abolish tuition.
Published On: Oct 01,2019
Trudeau faces the "Greta Thunberg effect," and Doug Ford isn’t happy about being the Liberal leader’s punching bag.
Published On: Sep 30,2019
The Liberals unveil their election platform and call for an investigation of Andrew Scheer’s claims about his private-sector experience.
Published On: Jun 13,2019
The Eglinton Crosstown LRT project has one. So does the Woodbine casino expansion. More infrastructure projects are adopting the agreements, and proponents say that’s leading to more equitable job sites and communities.
Published On: May 02,2019
Doug Ford’s government has introduced sweeping changes to the province’s student-loan program. TVO.org speaks with three students to find out how the new system will shape their education and their future.
Published On: Apr 23,2019
Leilani Farha has dedicated her life to combatting the global housing crisis. TVO.org talks to the United Nations special rapporteur about spearheading a worldwide movement.
Published On: Apr 11,2019
Finance Minister Vic Fedeli says the north can make “an even greater contribution” to the province’s success. TVO.org explains what northern Ontarians should know about his first budget.  
Published On: Jan 24,2019
OPINION: Campus media outlets are vehicles for free expression, something Doug Ford says he wants to defend. But his government’s new education-funding framework threatens their very existence, writes H.G. Watson.
Published On: Jan 03,2019
Banks in the north are closing, and online services aren’t a solution for everyone. So what options remain for the “financially excluded”?
Published On: Nov 05,2018
Americans head to the polls on November 6 — and how they cast their ballots will have ramifications for this province’s economy, culture, and environment.