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Len Gillis

Len Gillis

Graduating from the Journalism program at Canadore College in the 1970s, Gillis has spent most of his career reporting on news events across Northern Ontario with several radio, television and newspaper companies. He also spent time as a hardrock miner.

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Recent Work by Len

Health ministry claims access to family doctors is improving

Health ministry claims access to family doctors is improving

Ministry response comes after Ontario Medical Association members said the family physician model of care in Ontario is broken
Grocery shoppers contributing to family weekend food drive

Grocery shoppers contributing to family weekend food drive

The regional food drive was being held on behalf of several CWL chapters in the Diocese of Sault Ste. Marie. Volunteers were out at grocery stores in North Bay, Chelmsford, Callendar and Sault Ste. Marie, as well as Sudbury. . 
Mines Minister calls for economic support for critical minerals

Mines Minister calls for economic support for critical minerals

George Pirie said investment and support of exploration and development of critical minerals mining is essential for the future economy of Northern Ontario
You may be entitled to a forgotten pension benefit

You may be entitled to a forgotten pension benefit

More than 200,000 Ontario residents are entitled to some $3B in unclaimed pension benefits
Ontario’s broken family medicine system is driving physicians away

Ontario’s broken family medicine system is driving physicians away

As people continue to struggle to find a general practitioner, Ontario doctors speak up to say they need better funding and better working conditions just to survive as local family physicians
Sudbury, Algoma health unit merger talks raise concerns

Sudbury, Algoma health unit merger talks raise concerns

Two communities and an addiction recovery service worry a super-sized health unit won’t able to provide effective local public health services
Province announces $3 million in Northern agricultural funding

Province announces $3 million in Northern agricultural funding

Funding announcement was one of several Northern Development Minister Greg Rickford made during a Feb. 13 stop in Greater Sudbury
Sudbury psychiatrist agrees with pause on medically assisted dying

Sudbury psychiatrist agrees with pause on medically assisted dying

Dr. Rayuda Koka, the mental health director at Health Sciences North, said more research is needed before allowing a person to choose assisted death because they have a mental illness 
Ashley Homestore fundraiser gives a boost to the food bank

Ashley Homestore fundraiser gives a boost to the food bank

Customers and staff team up to raise $6,100
Search for city councillor moves to more urban area of Sudbury

Search for city councillor moves to more urban area of Sudbury

Ground and aerial search with drones was staged in the Moonglo area today, while digital efforts to find Ward 2 Coun. Michael Vagnini continue
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