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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

‘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
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
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>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
With workplace vaccine mandates becoming more common, what rules must employers follow?

With workplace vaccine mandates becoming more 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
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
Med school practice of ‘pimping’ can be 'harmful and painful'

Med school practice of ‘pimping’ can be 'harmful and painful'

Dr. Sarita Verma says the teaching method has real value when done right, but can be destructive when used to humiliate rather than illuminate
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
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