A rampaging moose, a miner turned thief with an appetite for diamonds and a woman attempting to induce labour by riding an ATV – just an average day for the students in Hard Rock Medical. The TVO-commissioned drama series provides a fresh and entertaining look at the unique challenges of delivering healthcare in Northern Ontario. Hard Rock Medical follows the lives of eight medical students, their struggles to succeed, and the obstacles they face in adapting to practising rural medicine and living in the North. The series premieres with two 30-minute episodes on Sunday June 9 at 8 pm ET. Thirty-minute episodes air on Sundays at 8 pm ET (repeats Fridays at 8:30 pm and 10 pm) and will also be on hardrockmedical.com.

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Given the chance, a wide majority (68%) of voters would advise Premier Kathleen Wynne to maintain or increase funding to TVOntario in the upcoming provincial budget while one-in-four would recommend cuts to the provincial public broadcaster, according to a new Forum poll released this morning.

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