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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

Vale and Glencore team up on electric mining vehicle safety

Vale and Glencore team up on electric mining vehicle safety

Big Sudbury miners realized safety goals could be better achieved by working together than tackling problems alone
Mines sector should tap talent pool of workers with disabilities

Mines sector should tap talent pool of workers with disabilities

Speaker at Sudbury mining conference says shortage of skilled workers in mining could be at least partially resolved by hiring more people with disabilities
Medical association president asks for compassion for Bill 7

Medical association president asks for compassion for Bill 7

Concern rising for chronic care patients in hospitals who might be forced out of their hospital beds and into long-term care facilities without their consent
Researchers look to add augmented reality to miners’ helmets

Researchers look to add augmented reality to miners’ helmets

Finding a better and safer way to do mining functions is the researchers’ objective
Public health does not share enough COVID info, says think tank

Public health does not share enough COVID info, says think tank

National COVID-19 tracking program is paused because organizers claim there is not enough consistent and reliable information coming from public health agencies
Mining community mourns the death of Sudbury’s Dick DeStefano

Mining community mourns the death of Sudbury’s Dick DeStefano

Sudbury man remembered as a visionary who united the mining supply and technology sector of Northern Ontario and helped grow it into a growing global concern
Public Health Sudbury moves COVID risk rating to high

Public Health Sudbury moves COVID risk rating to high

This follows the COVID case positivity rate going up, the number of COVID cases in the hospital going up and the number of active COVID outbreaks has also increased.
Northern export agency has money for small mining businesses

Northern export agency has money for small mining businesses

Companies are encouraged to take advantage of funding to get expert advice in helping them bring their products and services to the rest of the world
Exhibit showcases Northern Ontario’s mining might to the world

Exhibit showcases Northern Ontario’s mining might to the world

More than 700 jobs and $80 million in revenue created over a 10-year period because of cooperative Northern Ontario Mining Showcase
Major mining conference returns for first time in two years

Major mining conference returns for first time in two years

Northern Ontario Mining Showcase will highlight key mining supply and technical businesses from Sudbury and other northern Ontario cities