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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.

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len@villagemedia.ca

Recent Work by Len

‘Rage’: Canadian docs speak out against threats over COVID-19 public health measures

‘Rage’: Canadian docs speak out against threats over COVID-19 public health measures

Health-care workers facing attacks on a level they’ve never before experienced
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
<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
Tam: Unvaccinated Canadians could push country into fourth wave

Tam: Unvaccinated Canadians could push country into fourth wave

Canada’s chief medical officer of health said a resurgence of Delta Variant COVID-19 is being driven by unvaccinated Canadians
Is the med school practice of ‘pimping’ simply humiliation? Depends on how it's done, says NOSM dean

Is the med school practice of ‘pimping’ simply humiliation? Depends on how it's done, says NOSM dean

Dr. Sarita Verma says the teaching method has real value when done right, but can be destructive when used to humiliate rather than illuminate
Nurses Association calling for mandatory vaccinations for all health workers in Ontario

Nurses Association calling for mandatory vaccinations for all health workers in Ontario

Nurses' group also argues that a challenge under Charter of Rights would not succeed
Homelessness is an even greater challenge if you have diabetes

Homelessness is an even greater challenge if you have diabetes

Canadian Medical Association Journal looks at Type 2 Diabetes among homeless people
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Provincial health officials not willing to fast-track Step 3 of reopening

ONTARIO: Provincial health officials not willing to fast-track Step 3 of reopening

New numbers reveal that non-vaccinated people account for more than 83 per cent of new COVID-19 cases
<updated>WATCH: </updated> Ontario reopening long-term care homes for family members, more visitors

WATCH: Ontario reopening long-term care homes for family members, more visitors

New long-term care minister Rod Phillips, former finance minister, also apologizes for past problems in nursing homes
<updated>WATCH: </updated>Public health officials don't want to rush into reopening Ontario for fear of moving too fast

WATCH: Public health officials don't want to rush into reopening Ontario for fear of moving too fast

Despite vaccines and lower case counts, Canada is still being threatened by variants and international travel