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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

Nurses' association displeased with Ford's 'lack of courage' on vaccine mandate

Nurses' association displeased with Ford's 'lack of courage' on vaccine mandate

'To not implement a province-wide vaccination policy for all health care workers puts the burden unfairly on employers and imposes a risk of infection on Ontarians receiving health services'
LTC home staff, support workers, students, and volunteers will require proof of vaccination

LTC home staff, support workers, students, and volunteers will require proof of vaccination

Ministry of Health figures show some local nursing homes have more than 20 per cent unvaccinated
Northern doc banned from issuing vaccine exemptions, prescribing controversial COVID treatments

Northern doc banned from issuing vaccine exemptions, prescribing controversial COVID treatments

College of Physicians and Surgeons says Engelhart physician Dr. Patrick Brian Phillips is ordered to stop issuing vaccine and mask exemptions, and to cease prescribing unproven COVID-19 treatments such as anti-parasitic medication Ivermectin
Northern Ontario doctor under fire for his ‘disgraceful’ stance on COVID-19 response

Northern Ontario doctor under fire for his ‘disgraceful’ stance on COVID-19 response

He has also been a guest speaker at a recent Freedom Rally event in North Bay speaking out against lock-downs and vaccine mandates
Former Canadore grad tells us what it’s like on the front lines of Alberta’s pandemic emergency

Former Canadore grad tells us what it’s like on the front lines of Alberta’s pandemic emergency

Respiratory therapist says poor political leadership and the anti-vax crowd contributed to making pandemic worse
Vaccine mandates are likely to win over legal challenges, law profs say

Vaccine mandates are likely to win over legal challenges, law profs say

In the absence of any other compelling evidence, courts will see vaccines as the best way to stop the pandemic
Marc Serré savours his third consecutive victory for federal Liberals in Nickel Belt

Marc Serré savours his third consecutive victory for federal Liberals in Nickel Belt

He said any negative aspects of the campaign came from a small but vocal minority
<b>COVID-19:</b> Sudbury man explains his refusal of mRNA vaccines

COVID-19: Sudbury man explains his refusal of mRNA vaccines

Chris Baron says new vaccine types is against ‘God’s will’ because it restructures RNA, although Health Canada says mRNA vaccines don’t work that way
<b>ONTARIO:</b> New vaccine mandates and passport rules are making it tough on the anti-vaccine movement

ONTARIO: New vaccine mandates and passport rules are making it tough on the anti-vaccine movement

Medical regulators and Human Rights opinions indicate that employers and business owners can impose strict vaccination rules
Protesters rail against vaccine passports, vaccination mandates

Protesters rail against vaccine passports, vaccination mandates

Scores of protesters line Paris Street Wednesday afternoon to voice their displeasure with government vaccine policies