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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

Journal highlights challenges of French patients outside Quebec

Journal highlights challenges of French patients outside Quebec

An article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal examines how thousands of French-speaking Canadians living outside of Quebec are not fully comfortable discussing medical concerns with health-care providers who do not speak French, which could be impacting their overall health
Video: Years in the making, Gogama's Côté Gold Mine now a reality

Video: Years in the making, Gogama's Côté Gold Mine now a reality

It took years of planning, permitting and financing, but ribbon was cut on modern new mine May 22
Researcher seeks stories from 1960 Falconbridge Sudbury wildcat strike

Researcher seeks stories from 1960 Falconbridge Sudbury wildcat strike

University of Saskatchewan professor Liz Quinlan is visiting Sudbury in June to gather stories and interviews from friends and families of miners who took part in the strike
Cambrian College unveils its new Eaton Electrical Lab

Cambrian College unveils its new Eaton Electrical Lab

Naming ceremony shows off state-of-the-art lab packed with Eaton products
These Sudbury researchers are real cool customers

These Sudbury researchers are real cool customers

SNOLAB researchers Juliette DeLoye and Nasim Fatemighomi work in the field of cryogenics and were recently honoured for their work by the Cryogenic Society of America
Ontario mine workers will soon be given heat stress toolkits

Ontario mine workers will soon be given heat stress toolkits

Research is underway to help Ontario workers avoid heat stress in the workplace by using body sensors to determine if a worker is in a risky situation
Mining records ‘significant drop' in lost-time WSIB injuries

Mining records ‘significant drop' in lost-time WSIB injuries

But less-serious injuries continue to rise, and that’s concerning, said WSIB leader
Health system needs more clinics, nurse practitioner says

Health system needs more clinics, nurse practitioner says

Amanda Rainville runs the Capreol Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic and not only does she predict a dire shortage of primary health care providers in the next few years, but said clinics like hers can help ease the burden
BEYOND LOCAL: Ford wants med schools to favour Ontarians, NOSM U already does

BEYOND LOCAL: Ford wants med schools to favour Ontarians, NOSM U already does

Ontario Premier Doug Ford said this week he wants Ontario medical school spaces dedicated to Ontario medical students only, but by virtue of its design, Northern Ontario’s med school is already doing that
In two years, some 63,000 area residents could be without a doctor

In two years, some 63,000 area residents could be without a doctor

Ontario College of Family Physicians concerned as ongoing shortage of family doctors continues and could be getting worse, while the director of the City of Lakes Family Health Team says province should take the team model more seriously
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