a person holding a surf board from the article Why this Ontario surfer wants you to hang 10 on the Great Lakes
TVO.org speaks with Antonio Lennert about when, how, and why to ride the waves on the world's largest freshwater lakes  
People talk in a classroom setting.  from the article How memory clinics can help Ontarians living with dementia
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.
Three tampons.  from the article How southwestern Ontario is leading the way for free menstrual products in public bathrooms
London was Canada’s first municipality to give away tampons and pads in city-owned facilities. Now, Sarnia is following suit.
Man holding box filled with food hands it to man standing in the back of a van.  from the article Why a London food-rescue organization says it’s the first of its kind in Ontario
The London Food Coalition uses a grassroots network of member groups to rescue 410 kilograms of food each day.

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Published On: December 16, 2019
Nearly 2 million Ontarians live with some form of disability that affects their mobility, vision, or hearing — and the country is aging at a faster rate than ever before. That’s why experts are saying we need to embrace universal design.
Published On: November 25, 2019
TVO.org speaks with National Ballet School student Ewan Hartman about the mental and physical challenges of dance.
Published On: November 15, 2019
Sputhwestern Ontario Hub journalist Mary Baxter discusses the use of roundabouts at intersections in Waterloo Region.
Published On: November 13, 2019
Traffic circles are making a comeback. Are the province’s drivers ready for them?
Published On: October 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: October 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?
Published On: October 09, 2019
Huron County is short more than 1,000 workers. But immigrants who move there to build new lives — and find new jobs — can’t always find a permanent home.
Published On: October 04, 2019
London’s Native Inter-tribal Housing Co-operative has had to sell off properties to make ends meet. What will the federal election mean for its survival?
Published On: October 02, 2019
Across the province, parents are struggling to find affordable and accessible care for their kids. Do we need a national child-care plan?
Published On: September 26, 2019
Roughly 230,000 southwestern Ontario households don’t have internet access that meets the CRTC’s minimum targets — can the federal government help get projects online?  
Published On: September 11, 2019
Despite her name, Shelley Carr is passionate about cycling. TVO.org speaks with the newly appointed bicycle mayor of London about promoting bike-friendly infrastructure in a car-dominated city.  
Published On: September 06, 2019
Southwestern Ontario Hub reporter Mary Baxter talks about the provinces wildlife santuaries. Then, she discusses why a lack of licensed abattoirs in Ontario is an issue for farmers.
Published On: September 06, 2019
Most of the province’s 57 registered rehabilitation facilities are still run by their founders — many of whom are close to retirement. Who will replace them?  
Published On: September 03, 2019
TVO.org speaks with Jason Gilliland, lead author of a recent study on children and the environment, about how to create healthier school commutes.   
Published On: August 28, 2019
The number of provincially licensed abattoirs is in decline. Critics say that hurts farmers and the local-food movement — and they’re calling on the government to act.  
Published On: September 03, 2019
Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan visits Museum London's "Difficult Terrain" exhibit.
Published On: August 27, 2019
Difficult Terrain features items from the museum’s collection that reflect harmful stereotypes. TVO.org talks with co-curator Amber Lloydlangston about how it encourages visitors to talk about racism and discrimination — past and present.  
Published On: July 22, 2019
New research suggests that the rate of erosion will spike in the next 60 years, putting wildlife, property, and people at risk — and experts say we need to act now.