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Darren Taylor

Darren Taylor

Darren Taylor is a news reporter and photographer in Sault Ste Marie. He regularly covers community events, political announcements and numerous board meetings. With a background in broadcast journalism before making the jump to digital media, Darren has worked in the media since 1996. Born and raised in the Sault, he has a B.A. from the University of Toronto (specializing in 20th century British, European and U.S. history, 1992) and community college diplomas in Visual Arts (Sault College, 1987) and Broadcast Journalism (Dean's Honour List, Loyalist College, 2000). Darren especially enjoys writing SooToday's What's Up Wednesday feature stories and anything to do with Police, Fire, the military and veterans.

Recent Work by Darren

Sault boy recovering after BBQ brush bristle removed from throat

Sault boy recovering after BBQ brush bristle removed from throat

Mom says she has switched to using wooden BBQ scraper
‘The time is now to reopen the border,’ northern Ontario tourism businesses say

‘The time is now to reopen the border,’ northern Ontario tourism businesses say

Outfitters call on feds to reopen Canada-U.S. border to fully vaccinated Americans
Snowbirds no 9-5 job, says Northern Ont. man joining aerobatics team

Snowbirds no 9-5 job, says Northern Ont. man joining aerobatics team

‘A lot of work but a great honour’ to join famous aerobatics team, says Patrice Powis-Clement
Vaccines not yet mandatory for return to college, university classrooms

Vaccines not yet mandatory for return to college, university classrooms

College, university states they're monitoring latest news, public health guidelines
These critters could devastate our maple syrup industry

These critters could devastate our maple syrup industry

Sault-based scientist heavily involved in fight against Asian long-horned beetle
Man caring for elderly Sault, Ont. parents caught up in COVID test confusion at the border

Man caring for elderly Sault, Ont. parents caught up in COVID test confusion at the border

Sault, Michigan man anxious to visit, care for mother and father but has struggled to find answers about how he can get the right paperwork since a Feb. 12 rule change
‘Mayors can’t close highways,' Sault mayor says of possibility of Northern Ont. COVID bubble

‘Mayors can’t close highways,' Sault mayor says of possibility of Northern Ont. COVID bubble

Such a plan can’t be practically enforced, Provenzano says
Some PSWs still waiting for pandemic pay; NDP demands permanent raise for workers

Some PSWs still waiting for pandemic pay; NDP demands permanent raise for workers

Statement from New Democrat Gelinas comes after SooToday report
College, university funding to be based on performance, not enrolment

College, university funding to be based on performance, not enrolment

New funding model 'not a cost-saving measure,' said Sault MPP, who's also the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities
Virtually everything today is a computer and can be fixed, says shop owner

Virtually everything today is a computer and can be fixed, says shop owner

Joel Niergarth, owner of 2nd Life Computer Repairs, feels good about keeping devices out of the landfill