cruise ship from the article Great Lakes cruise operators brace for a rough season thanks to COVID-19
In 2018, the Great Lakes saw nearly 100,000 port visits by passengers. Now industry experts are worried that the pandemic will have “a similar impact to 9/11”
Doug Ford and Christine Elliott from the article COVID-19: How Ontario is responding — and what you need to know
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Ottawa Library from the article What happens when a library becomes a refuge for the homeless
An Ottawa branch is no longer opening its lobby early to provide additional shelter — and that’s raising bigger questions about how libraries serve and support vulnerable patrons.
Man stands in front of trailers from the article This illegal Napanee trailer park is being shut down. What comes next for its tenants?
Scott Drader has been offering space on his property to low-income tenants for cheap for two years. Both the town and his insurance company want them out.

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Published On: March 24, 2020
Non-essential businesses across the province have been told to shut down. So why not liquor stores?
Published On: March 19, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads, homeless shelters across the province are facing an unprecedented strain on resources.
Published On: February 14, 2020
Gordon Harrison has been photographing wolves for more than a quarter-century. TVO.org speaks with the retired teacher about what draws him to the animals — and why they need our help.
Published On: February 13, 2020
As the GTA continues to expand, Peterborough is falling into the orbit of Canada’s largest urban centre: How can it reap the benefits of growth while avoiding the pitfalls?
Published On: February 10, 2020
Last week, political veterans met with newbie senators behind closed doors. Here’s what they had to say about navigating a minority government.  
Published On: January 24, 2020
You’ll find English subtitles at productions of the Yu Theatre Society, but the company is all about putting on Chinese plays — in the original language.
Published On: January 23, 2020
Dunder Mifflin Night. Britney Spears Appreciation Day. Friends Night. The Ottawa 67’s are looking at zany ways to boost attendance — and they’re not the only ones.  
Published On: January 22, 2020
At an event this week, three of Canada’s most prominent former MPs peeled back the curtain on the realities of being a woman in politics.
Published On: January 13, 2020
Research from the University of Ottawa suggests that educators are increasingly confronting violent incidents in classrooms across the province.
Published On: December 18, 2019
Alex Bierk tells a story of addiction and loss in Peterborough.
Published On: November 28, 2019
Colourless, odourless, and plentiful: Why Kingston is warning residents about radon.  
Published On: November 08, 2019
Since 2016, Leeds Grenville has offered support for those who need a vehicle to get to work — and data shows that household earnings are rising
Published On: October 31, 2019
For more than a decade, paranormal investigator Mandy Rose has been hunting ghosts in eastern Ontario. TVO.org spends an evening with her at Peterborough’s “most haunted spot”
Published On: October 16, 2019
Record flooding has been devastating shoreline communities in eastern Ontario. Some point to climate change — others say an international water-regulation plan is to blame.
Published On: October 11, 2019
TVO.org speaks with immigration-services providers in Belleville, Brockville, and Kingston about the issues that should be top of mind during the federal-election campaign.
Published On: August 28, 2019
In just four years, a multibillion-dollar developer has demolished dozens of homes and evicted hundreds of residents in Ottawa’s Herongate neighbourhood. Now, community members are trying to put the company — and gentrification itself — on trial.
Published On: August 09, 2019
After the sudden closure of a shelter, tents sprang up in parks across the city. Many locals want them gone — while experts say they’re a symptom of a larger problem
Published On: August 08, 2019
The number of new for-sale listings is falling. The rental-vacancy rate is the lowest in Ontario. But will boosting the supply be enough?