Mary Baxter

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Mary Baxter is TVO’s southwestern Ontario Hubs reporter.

Mary Baxter's articles

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?
Published On: Oct 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: Oct 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: Sep 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: Sep 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: Sep 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: Sep 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.