Sarita Verma from the article Why this northern Ontario institution is more than just a medical school
TVO.org speaks with Sarita Verma, incoming dean and CEO of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, about the special challenges of providing medical care in the north and who she hopes will replace her.  
kids playing outside in winter from the article How physical literacy is teaching Sudbury students the ABCs of exercise
At St. David Catholic Elementary, the third-graders practise throwing, running, jumping, balancing — all part of a program that breaks down the basics of an active lifestyle.  
Dionne quintuplets from the article How Dionne Quintuplet collectibles became museum pieces
When Yvonne, Émilie, Marie, Annette, and Cécile Dionne were born in 1934, they were an immediate global sensation. At this museum in North Bay, you can learn about their life and legacy.
Ganuk, who weighs in at nearly 1,100 pounds, was born in Quebec in 2009. (Courtesy Mathilde Loubeyres.) from the article Why these Ontario polar bears are ready for their close-ups
American researchers were looking for the ideal place to test aerial-imaging technology for detecting animals in the wild — and they found it at the Polar Bear Habitat in Cochrane.

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Published On: May 13, 2019
In the past, evacuations from the remote First Nation disrupted education and set students back — this year, class will be in session despite the floods.
Published On: May 10, 2019
Northeastern Ontario Hub reporter Claude Sharma discusses a federal government flood-relieve plan for Kashechewan First Nation.
Published On: April 01, 2019
Dozens of municipalities still use combined sewers. In Timmins, that means waste released into lakes — and basements.
Published On: March 29, 2019
TVO.org talks to Little Native Hockey League president Marian Jacko about the growth of the annual tournament — and what the sport means to Indigenous youth.
Published On: March 06, 2019

TVO.org speaks with director Catie Lamer about her new documentary, “Northern Gold” — and about how the precious metal has shaped the city’s past and present.
 

Published On: February 28, 2019

Suspected overdoses have been on the rise in the city. The new Early Aberration Response System could provide authorities with insight into the causes of the increase — and help keep community members safe.

Published On: February 14, 2019

This Valentine’s Day, TVO.org talks to Professor Jason Lepojärvi — better known as “Dr. Love” — about romance, friendship, and why it’s better to be in Finland on February 14.

Published On: February 13, 2019

Political strife in Haiti brought him to Canada. A chance encounter in a restaurant brought him to the northeastern town of Mattawa — and a life in politics.

Published On: February 06, 2019

On the hunt for skilled employees, the city is making a pitch to thousands of workers in Oshawa who’ll soon be out of a job.

Published On: January 10, 2019

Want to buy your own piece of the province for $500? Maybe you should consider heading to Smooth Rock Falls.

Published On: December 04, 2018

You’ve probably never seen one — few have. But experts say their numbers may be on the rise.

Published On: November 19, 2018

The Sudbury native was recently inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. He talks about the game, the calls, and his famous catchphrase

Published On: November 16, 2018

Can new logos and slogans help northeastern communities boost their populations? Designer and Sudbury native Bruce Mau talks municipal makeovers and why the north needs to stop imitating the south.
 

Published On: November 19, 2018
How Cobalt, Ont., owes its name to a common metal that has become extremely valuable.
Published On: November 08, 2018

Inspired by his family’s service, John Hetherington leads battlefield tours of Europe to tell the stories of Canadians who fought and died.

Published On: October 22, 2018

Brock McGillis came out after his hockey career ended — now he’s coaching young players on how to stop using hateful language on and off the ice.

Published On: September 18, 2018

Just two of the 36 mayoral candidates in the region’s five largest cities are women — and while things are changing, some say they’re changing too slowly.

Published On: September 14, 2018

A recent study found that young people in northern Ontario are much less likely to pursue post-secondary education than their southern peers. Here’s why.