a mother and children in a living room from the article A place to move: Southwestern Ontario needs more immigrants, but they have nowhere to stay
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.
a desk in a day care centre from the article Affording Ontario: The high cost of child care
Across the province, parents are struggling to find affordable and accessible care for their kids. Do we need a national child-care plan?
The Native Inter-tribal Housing Co-operative from the article Affording Ontario: The uncertain future of Indigenous housing co-ops 
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?
fiber optics from the article How to build Ontario: The southwest needs broadband
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?  

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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.
Published On: July 16, 2019
A pilot project underway in London is setting patients up with a suite of smart devices — and paving the way for high-tech mental-health treatment.  
Published On: July 11, 2019
Fred Thomas played baseball in the Cleveland Indians farm system and football with the Toronto Argonauts. He was also one of Canada’s greatest basketball stars. But racism kept his story on the sidelines.  
Published On: June 27, 2019
On the outskirts of Cambridge, Andrew Judge and a group of volunteers have established a garden to produce food — and insights into Indigenous teachings.
Published On: June 25, 2019
In the early 2000s, Wallaceburg was hit by an economic downturn. Now, local officials say, its economy is thriving — and that’s thanks partly to grassroots efforts
Published On: June 19, 2019
Residents in the east end of the city have no local grocery store — and the only commercially zoned property there sits vacant. So how do you fix a food desert?  
Published On: June 11, 2019
The Lunaape language is at risk of extinction, but Ian McCallum is working to rescue it through lessons, books — even Twitter. TVO.org talks with McCallum about his mission.
Published On: May 28, 2019
London’s First Episode Mood and Anxiety Program focuses on early intervention — and experts say it could help reshape mental-health care for young people.  
Published On: May 22, 2019
The OSPCA will no longer be enforcing laws against animal cruelty and neglect — which has left animal-welfare advocates across the province wondering who will take up the task.  
Published On: May 17, 2019
The Agenda discusses the shortage of geriatricians in Ontario, and why they are needed.
Published On: May 17, 2019
The federal agency responsible for finding a long-term storage site for spent nuclear fuel has been scouting out possible locations for a Deep Geological Repository. Two of them are in Bruce County.