Jon Thompson is TVO’s northwestern Ontario reporter.
Surveillance technology may raise privacy concerns — but after several deaths in the Neebing-McIntyre Floodway, many residents now see it as their best option.
In northwestern Ontario, you’re a long way from the nearest indie theatre. Diehards have built a thriving scene anyway.
The PC leadership candidate has Greg Rickford, a key conservative ally, in her corner.
The search for northwestern Ontario’s ‘dock girls’ shows how little we know about the sex trade.
Last year, the city’s institutions lost public confidence over issues that made national headlines — and there's no resolution in sight.
How redefining palliative care is bringing end-of-life services to First Nations.
The Skunk family’s story is one of many being heard at the missing and murdered Indigenous women inquiry.
The province’s ombudsman advised the northwestern town of Red Rock to make amends with a rogue member of council. The town refused.
For Nishnawbe-Aski police in remote fly-in communities, keeping the peace can be lonely, dangerous work.
Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service hopes new bill will end years of inequality in law enforcement.
The province has pledged millions to fight the opioid crisis, but only a fraction of that will go to the North.
What’s in a name? Streets meant to celebrate Canadian society now seem in bad taste to some.
Safety concerns are driving down enrolment at the city’s high school serving remote First Nations.
Unpredictable electricity needs in the region may have led to waste and wasted opportunities at a pair of biomass plants.
ANALYSIS: Kathleen Wynne said she’d take her time to get the road right. Jon Thompson asks what took her off course.
Manitoba hospitals are turning Ontarians away. Now residents on the border must travel hundreds — even thousands — of kilometres for health care.
How Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation plans to improve food security and reduce grocery bills.
Could electricity prices end the provincial Tories’ three-decade shutout in the northwest?