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Len Gilllis

Len Gilllis

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.

Recent Work by Len

Seriously ill COVID-19 patients from southern Ontario being transferred to ICU in Sudbury

Seriously ill COVID-19 patients from southern Ontario being transferred to ICU in Sudbury

'At this stage, we have received a request to accept one COVID patient from the GTA' (Greater Toronto Area)
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
A familiar voice in the North, Martin Chapman, remembered

A familiar voice in the North, Martin Chapman, remembered

Chapman spent nearly 30 years covering Northern Ontario for CBC, earning friends and accolades along the way
Timmins Big Event Mine Expo is postponed

Timmins Big Event Mine Expo is postponed

Timmins Big Event Mine Expo not happening in June
Timmins Big Event Mine Expo is postponed

Timmins Big Event Mine Expo is postponed

Timmins event scheduled for June will be delayed due to COVID-19
Remembering the discovery of the Kidd Mine

Remembering the discovery of the Kidd Mine

Mining exploration success story
Timmins Big Event Mine Expo is postponed

Timmins Big Event Mine Expo is postponed

Timmins Big Event Mine Expo not happening in June
Federal support continues for mining supply export program in Northern Ontario

Federal support continues for mining supply export program in Northern Ontario

Federal program helps Northern Ontario mining supply and service companies export their goods around the world.
NORCAT goes to the cloud for better underground communications

NORCAT goes to the cloud for better underground communications

Nokia hired to build private wireless network at Sudbury innovation centre test mine
NORCAT goes to the cloud for better underground communications

NORCAT goes to the cloud for better underground communications

Nokia hired to build private wireless network at Sudbury innovation centre test mine