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THE BIG READ: How short-term vacation rentals are ruining the neighbourhood

THE BIG READ: How short-term vacation rentals are ruining the neighbourhood

Living next door to a ‘ghost hotel’ has become a nightmare for many Ontario homeowners. Cities and towns across the province are struggling to keep the peace without turning away tourists
INSIDE THE VILLAGE: Have you watched that other show yet?

INSIDE THE VILLAGE: Have you watched that other show yet?

Episode 14 of the podcast: 'Inside the Village' gets 'Up Close & Personal'
INSIDE THE VILLAGE: Rent is soaring—but at least Stanley the goat still has a home

INSIDE THE VILLAGE: Rent is soaring—but at least Stanley the goat still has a home

Episode 13 of the podcast: A recent poll found that 60 per cent of Ontario renters have been forced to cut back on food so they can pay their landlord. As rates continue to skyrocket, the worst is yet to come
THE BIG READ: How a painting that could be Shakespeare landed in Ontario court

THE BIG READ: How a painting that could be Shakespeare landed in Ontario court

Passed down for centuries, the ‘Sanders Portrait’ may—or may not—be a living likeness of the world’s most famous playwright. Whatever the truth, the artwork appears destined for a tragic final act
INSIDE THE VILLAGE: Book a flight, then buckle up for a fight

INSIDE THE VILLAGE: Book a flight, then buckle up for a fight

Episode 12 of the podcast: Air travel is an absolute mess these days, as cancelled flights and lost suitcases pile up. Meet the man who has made it is his mission to stick up for passenger rights
INSIDE THE VILLAGE: After Roe v. Wade, Canadians have every right to be afraid

INSIDE THE VILLAGE: After Roe v. Wade, Canadians have every right to be afraid

Episode 11 of the podcast: The U.S. Supreme Court has given individual states the power to outlaw abortion. The ripple effects are already being felt north of the border
WATCH: Up Close & Personal: Maureen Holloway and Wendy Mesley

WATCH: Up Close & Personal: Maureen Holloway and Wendy Mesley

Holloway and Mesley have teamed up for a new podcast
THE BIG READ: Finding Emma, a residential school victim who never came home

THE BIG READ: Finding Emma, a residential school victim who never came home

A little girl from Garden River First Nation vanished without a trace after being taken to a Thunder Bay residential school. More than a century later, a relative has finally pieced together her tragic story
INSIDE THE VILLAGE: Family farms, fresh food—and figure-four leglocks

INSIDE THE VILLAGE: Family farms, fresh food—and figure-four leglocks

Episode 10 of the podcast: Why Ontario farmland is vanishing by the day, and why a wrestling school in Cambridge built a ring in the back of a Presbyterian church
INSIDE THE VILLAGE: Sparing seniors from nursing home hell

INSIDE THE VILLAGE: Sparing seniors from nursing home hell

Episode 9 of the podcast: Ravaged by COVID, Ontario's long-term care homes endured nearly 4,500 deaths during the pandemic. A group of personal support workers is trying a different approach