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Len Gillis, local journalism initiative reporter

Len Gillis, local journalism initiative reporter

Len Gillis is a Local Journalism Initiative reporter at Sudbury.com covering health care in northeastern Ontario and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recent Work by Len

Employee refused the vaccine? Employers do have options, Sudbury lawyer says, but they’re limited

Employee refused the vaccine? Employers do have options, Sudbury lawyer says, but they’re limited

Unvaccinated workers might be required to take regular testing, wear masks more often or even be laid off if other companies or clients don’t want to work with them
As workplace vaccine mandates become common, what rules must employers follow?

As workplace vaccine mandates become common, what rules must employers follow?

Employers in the private sector have the right to impose mandatory vaccination requirements, but they will have to show specific reasons
Don Rastall’s invention, the iconic S12 wrench, has made life easier for thousands of miners

Don Rastall’s invention, the iconic S12 wrench, has made life easier for thousands of miners

Hardrock miners would have gladly shaken his hand if they could for his innovation. Sudbury.com reporter Len Gillis, a former miner, tells us why.
Mining industry leading the way with new COVID-19 rapid-testing technology

Mining industry leading the way with new COVID-19 rapid-testing technology

Test program began three months ago, but other groups are buying in 
Sudbury businessman creates alcohol-free hand sanitizer

Sudbury businessman creates alcohol-free hand sanitizer

Product might find a market for people with sensitive skin
Guelph company delivers fast turnaround time on COVID tests at northwest gold mine

Guelph company delivers fast turnaround time on COVID tests at northwest gold mine

Precision Biomonitoring delivers lab results in 65 minutes for New Gold mine workers
Sudbury teen creates handheld cancer detection device

Sudbury teen creates handheld cancer detection device

Tenth-grader Aaryan Harshith just filed his first patent with entrepreneurship in his future
Mine tailings algae show promise in killing cancer cells

Mine tailings algae show promise in killing cancer cells

Research into microalgae as a source for new antibiotics led Sudbury-based researchers to wonder, ‘What would happen to cancer cells?’
Sudbury's businesses urged to take strong stance on face coverings

Sudbury's businesses urged to take strong stance on face coverings

Residents accessing businesses, public transit will be asked to wear masks starting July 8
Sudbury author hopes overlooked 2019 ‘Pandora’s Box’ report on PSW crisis finally gets action

Sudbury author hopes overlooked 2019 ‘Pandora’s Box’ report on PSW crisis finally gets action

Workforce Planning sounded the alarm bells in a detailed report last year, but few took notice, says Reggie Caverson