Mary Baxter

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Mary Baxter is TVO’s southwestern Ontario Hubs reporter.

Mary Baxter's articles

Published On: Mar 23,2020
TVO.org speaks with veterinary internal-medicine specialist Scott Weese about COVID-19’s potential impact on animals and whether vets should be considered an essential service.
Published On: Mar 20,2020
TVO.org speaks with David Kaplan, a doctor and the clinical-quality lead for Ontario Health, about clear communication, virtual solutions, and vulnerable populations.
Published On: Mar 17,2020
GPs and nurse practitioners play a vital role in the health-care system — but because of the coronavirus, many are struggling to fulfil it.
Published On: Mar 13,2020
Thanks to portable Wi-Fi hotspots, some library patrons can go online for free. Critics say that branches shouldn’t be in the business of subsidizing home internet.
Published On: Mar 05,2020
When Sue was in hospital, we got conflicting information, pressure, and few good options. Like other Ontarians in her situation, we needed sound advice: we needed an advocate.
Published On: Feb 26,2020
The birds usually stop by before heading south for the winter — so what’s keeping them here? TVO.org speaks with Bird Studies Canada’s Stuart Mackenzie about climate change and crane-watching.
Published On: Feb 14,2020
An increasing number of North American cities are using heavy-duty tents to provide temporary shelter to homeless populations — but some critics argue that the stopgap fix can create more problems than it solves.  
Published On: Feb 05,2020
TVO.org speaks with Kitchener’s Heidi Bechtold about her trip to Australia — and her team’s “calling” to save animals threatened by the bushfires.
Published On: Jan 31,2020
Front-line workers say homelessness is on the rise in four counties north of London. So why aren’t there more permanent shelter spaces? 
Published On: Jan 23,2020
In Chatham-Kent, a new community trust is aiming to buy land, build homes, and alleviate the region’s housing woes.
Published On: Jan 02,2020
TVO.org speaks with Antonio Lennert about when, how, and why to ride the waves on the world's largest freshwater lakes  
Published On: Dec 23,2019
The London Food Coalition uses a grassroots network of member groups to rescue 410 kilograms of food each day.
Published On: Dec 18,2019
London was Canada’s first municipality to give away tampons and pads in city-owned facilities. Now, Sarnia is following suit.
Published On: Nov 29,2019
The estimated 3,000 Sarnians who live with dementia often face long waits and travel times for treatment. But a new kind of clinic could change that.
Published On: Nov 25,2019
TVO.org speaks with National Ballet School student Ewan Hartman about the mental and physical challenges of dance.
Published On: Nov 13,2019
Traffic circles are making a comeback. Are the province’s drivers ready for them?
Published On: Oct 25,2019
On Friday, the intersex flag was flown outside London city hall — part of a larger effort to fight stigma and promote education and understanding.
Published On: Oct 18,2019
Windsor experienced two 100-year storms just one year apart — what can the federal government do to make sure it’s ready for more?