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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

Ontario to apologize to miners forced to use McIntyre Powder

Ontario to apologize to miners forced to use McIntyre Powder

Sudbury MPP Jamie West wins agreement from Ontario Legislature to apologize to miners who were forced to inhale McIntyre Powder as part of their job
Another $1 million grant for Dynamic Earth's Go Deeper project

Another $1 million grant for Dynamic Earth's Go Deeper project

Currently underway, the $10-million Sudbury project will enhance tourism, educate youth about career opportunities
Technology can make Northern roads safer, slower: report

Technology can make Northern roads safer, slower: report

Report from Northern Policy Institute recommends new ways to make roads and highway traveling safer in the North
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
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
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
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
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
Canada lags behind world nickel producers, says mining exec

Canada lags behind world nickel producers, says mining exec

The rest of the world is speeding up production of nickel and nickel refiners to take advantage of the battery electric vehicle market
Ontario's new mines minister has a strong pedigree in mining

Ontario's new mines minister has a strong pedigree in mining

George Pirie wants to create a legacy of consultations and cooperation with First Nations communities across the North