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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

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
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
Cementation ordered to keep miners out of scoop buckets

Cementation ordered to keep miners out of scoop buckets

Firm told to stop using scooptrams as lifts so miners can access elevated blast hole
For mining critical minerals, Ontario can do it right, says minister

For mining critical minerals, Ontario can do it right, says minister

Mines Minister George Pirie lauds Ontario's mineral deposits, environmental standards, expertise in search for critical minerals
Vale explains the success of new employee hiring program

Vale explains the success of new employee hiring program

Shortage of skilled mine workers for the Garson project prompted Vale to change its approach to hiring
Ontario beefs up supply chain funding for critical minerals

Ontario beefs up supply chain funding for critical minerals

Mines Minister George Pirie confirms additional funding will be added to the Critical Minerals Innovation Fund over the next three years to boost research into sustainable extraction of new metals required to support the battery electric vehicle industry 
Custom-designed filters allow diesel machines to continue mining

Custom-designed filters allow diesel machines to continue mining

Equipment company proposes cost-effective solution to let mining companies continue using diesel-powered mobile equipment
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
Newer mining technology has created new mine safety challenges

Newer mining technology has created new mine safety challenges

Safety experts discuss how mine safety concerns have changed over the past 10 years
Ontario mining industry must change to attract more workers

Ontario mining industry must change to attract more workers

Equity, inclusivity and diversity needed to make mining more welcoming and accepting of other cultures
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