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Brent Sleightholm

Brent Sleightholm comes to ElliotLakeToday following a 40-year-plus journalism career in.Ontario, mostly in.the field of radio news. He has also published two.books of non-fiction. As a reporter, Brent has covered everything from amateur and professional sports, to politics, entertainment, police and courts, to human interest stories and government issues. His greatest love professionally is interviewing newsmakers to discover the stories behind the headlines.

Recent Work by Brent

Council approves money for curling club assessment

Council approves money for curling club assessment

Council approved nearly $60,000 in spending earlier this week, much of which will go to a detailed assessment of the curling club
Intermediate Division students to move to Elliot Lake Secondary School

Intermediate Division students to move to Elliot Lake Secondary School

The decision was made in a meeting of the Algoma District School Board on Tuesday night
Committee urged to suggest local project to attract Inclusive Community Grants

Committee urged to suggest local project to attract Inclusive Community Grants

Purpose of the grants program is to help communities become more age-friendly
Council scraps committee of the whole system

Council scraps committee of the whole system

Elliot Lake Council will return to standing committees
City loses four key Economic Development Advisory Committee members

City loses four key Economic Development Advisory Committee members

'This is actually a tragedy for Elliot Lake,' said Councillor Luc Cyr
Medical service shortages possible as COVID-19 cases soar, warns local doc

Medical service shortages possible as COVID-19 cases soar, warns local doc

'The only way to make room for a surge in patients with COVID-19 would be to cancel some existing services,' says Dr. Cathy Groh
Council to consider return to standing committee structure

Council to consider return to standing committee structure

Standing committees would transfer workload back to department heads and their administrative assistants, says CAO
City may spend $70K tearing down derelict buildings

City may spend $70K tearing down derelict buildings

Former Knights of Columbus building could see the wrecking ball
Councillors need more information before ruling on Elliot Lake odour by-law

Councillors need more information before ruling on Elliot Lake odour by-law

Councillors Luc Cyr and Sandy Finamore feel the City needs to come to grips with the issue, but the big question is how?
Third Rotary Club fundraiser to take place virtually next March

Third Rotary Club fundraiser to take place virtually next March

The early success of the 100 Elliot Lakers Who Care! led to the decision to make it an annual event