Following the success of the living history series Victorian Farm, Edwardian Farm and Wartime Farm, historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologist Peter Ginn are at it again. They’re turning back the clock to the year 1500 to recreate life as tenant farmers on a Sussex Monastery.
What makes us tick? Can we change our IQ? Can we reverse dementia? The brain remains much of a mystery. But what scientists are learning is remarkable and, in some cases, revolutionary. Join TVO as we go on a journey of discovery and unlock some of the mysteries of the mind.
Seven years after his tour as UN Force Commander during the Rwandan genocide, retired General Roméo Dallaire returns to Africa to better understand the social, cultural and political influences behind the recruitment of child soldiers. The award-winning Fight Like Soldiers, Die Like Children documents his remarkable journey.
Our supporters and viewers inspire us! The continued and resounding public support for TVO and the impact TVO makes in the lives of Ontarians inspires us. We wanted to share some of the most inspiring stories about how we make a difference to life in Ontario through the voices of our supporters. So we created Inspire to bring to life key areas of our work that donor support helps make possible.
In October 2011, Chief Theresa Spence of the Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario declared a state of emergency because of the deplorable living conditions in her community. Homes on this isolated Cree reserve had gaping holes in the walls and floors, no electricity, no sewage lines, no heating or insulation - in temperatures that could fall below minus 40 degrees.