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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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len@villagemedia.ca

Recent Work by Len

Renewed effort promised to remediate Long Lake Gold tailings

Renewed effort promised to remediate Long Lake Gold tailings

Mines minister outlines  how more action on the remediation process will take place this fall and into next spring and summer
Science Table: Pandemic exposed the crisis in health care

Science Table: Pandemic exposed the crisis in health care

In its final report, the Ontario Science Table says health care in Ontario is facing a crisis because of the shortage of physicians and nurses was made worse during the pandemic
Mining battery vehicle expert speaks to importance of training

Mining battery vehicle expert speaks to importance of training

If you plan on running battery vehicles in mining, you will need properly trained maintenance technicians and vehicle operators
Health Sciences North receives ‘historic’ $10M private donation

Health Sciences North receives ‘historic’ $10M private donation

The contribution from the Fielding and Purdue family is the largest single donation in the history of Northern Ontario hospitals
Cutting-edge mine tech at first-ever underground show

Cutting-edge mine tech at first-ever underground show

Sudbury's NORCAT said the event was a success, but it is too early to determine whether this will become an annual event
Photos: Cutting-edge mine tech at first-ever underground show

Photos: Cutting-edge mine tech at first-ever underground show

Sudbury's NORCAT said the event was a success, but it is too early to determine whether this will become an annual event
Bold: Adventures in pike with tournament angler Marc Pitre

Bold: Adventures in pike with tournament angler Marc Pitre

Pike are often the first fish anyone catches because they’re pretty easy to find, but not everyone enjoys eating them. Still, Marc Pitre of Sudbury fishing northern pike can be as exciting as fishing gets
Cambrian College to host battery test site for mining vehicles

Cambrian College to host battery test site for mining vehicles

Testing hub will allow Sudbury college to become a third-party validation facility
Cambrian soon to boast battery test site for mining vehicles

Cambrian soon to boast battery test site for mining vehicles

New testing centre under construction Cambrian campus will allow Sudbury college to become a third-party validation facility for companies that make battery-powered mining vehicles
Jobs of the Future: Mining no longer the ‘dirty’ job it once was

Jobs of the Future: Mining no longer the ‘dirty’ job it once was

Safe, clean and well-paid jobs available in mining industry, which is experiencing a worker shortage