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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'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 co-operation with First Nations communities across the North
Med school may get $14.6M in endowments back from Laurentian

Med school may get $14.6M in endowments back from Laurentian

Proposal in CCAA plan of arrangement is to pay back money originally donated to medical school for scholarships and bursaries
Northern mine supply companies encouraged to bet on Nevada

Northern mine supply companies encouraged to bet on Nevada

MineConnect now has a sister organization based in Nevada called ‘MineConnect USA’
Northern export agency has money for small mining businesses

Northern export agency has money for small mining businesses

Companies are encouraged to take advantage of funding to get expert advice in helping them bring their products and services to the rest of the world
‘Mining can solve climate change,’ conference delegates told

‘Mining can solve climate change,’ conference delegates told

Environmental tech firm president says a carbon-free future absolutely requires the wealth hidden under the earth
Exhibit showcases Northern Ontario’s mining might to the world

Exhibit showcases Northern Ontario’s mining might to the world

More than 700 jobs and $80 million in revenue created over a 10-year period because of cooperative Northern Ontario Mining Showcase
Major mining conference returns for first time in two years

Major mining conference returns for first time in two years

Northern Ontario Mining Showcase will highlight key mining supply and technical businesses from Northern Ontario cities
Meet Northern Ontario’s extreme adventurer Jim Baird

Meet Northern Ontario’s extreme adventurer Jim Baird

Wilderness adventure expert Jim Baird believes there might be a genetic reason that people are attracted to spending time in the wild
Take a page from B.C., chief tells conference goers

Take a page from B.C., chief tells conference goers

Craig Nootchtai of Atikameksheng Anishnawbek says British Columbia has a much better process for encouraging and facilitating economic development for First Nations communities
North has the minerals BEVs need, challenge is meeting demand

North has the minerals BEVs need, challenge is meeting demand

Sudbury mining companies working on solutions to find more of the essential metals required for large automotive batteries