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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

Employee refused the vaccine? Employers have options, lawyer says

Employee refused the vaccine? Employers have options, lawyer says

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 likely to win over legal challenges, law profs say

Vaccine mandates 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, says law professor
<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
Unvaccinated Canadians could push country into fourth wave: Tam

Unvaccinated Canadians could push country into fourth wave: Tam

'There is still time to get vaccinated and strengthen the firewall,' says Canada's chief public health officer
Med school practice of ‘pimping’ can be 'harmful and painful'

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

Dr. Sarita Verma says teaching method has real value when done right, but can be destructive when used to humiliate rather than illuminate
Homelessness an even greater challenge if you have diabetes

Homelessness an even greater challenge if you have diabetes

Canadian Medical Association Journal looks at Type 2 Diabetes among homeless people
Nurses association calls for mandatory vaccinations for all health workers in Ontario

Nurses association calls for mandatory vaccinations for all health workers in Ontario

Nurses group also argues that challenge under Charter of Rights would not succeed
Should organ donation be automatic? Nova Scotia thinks so and doctors call for scrutiny

Should organ donation be automatic? Nova Scotia thinks so and doctors call for scrutiny

By studying Nova Scotia model carefully, 'future debates around Canadian consent models will be based less on presumptions and more on data'
<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