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Brent Sleightholm

Brent Sleightholm comes to ElliotLakeToday following a 40-year-plus journalism career in.Ontario, mostly in.the field of radio news. He has also published two.books of non-fiction. As a reporter, Brent has covered everything from amateur and professional sports, to politics, entertainment, police and courts, to human interest stories and government issues. His greatest love professionally is interviewing newsmakers to discover the stories behind the headlines.

Recent Work by Brent

CAO explains special meeting confusion

CAO explains special meeting confusion

The special meeting was held due to a 'backlog of closed session items that needed attention'
'We are not protected,' local doctor warns

'We are not protected,' local doctor warns

Dr. Cathy Groh shared a graphic on social media over the weekend showing how COVID-19 can spread relatively quickly
Free grocery gift cards offered to area seniors

Free grocery gift cards offered to area seniors

The gift cards will be available to seniors in the Elliot Lake, Blind River, Spanish, and Township of the North Shore area who meet eligibility criteria
Wellness Fair may go digital if Council approves

Wellness Fair may go digital if Council approves

Elliot Lake's Community Development Officer Amanda Roy recommends virtual fair
Noteworthy donation to music program

Noteworthy donation to music program

Espanola Radio Station again provides donation for Sacred Heart music program
Safety issues possible after ski hill suffers damage during break-ins

Safety issues possible after ski hill suffers damage during break-ins

'We've been having a lot of trouble out there lately' - Mt. Dufour Ski Hill managing director David Brunet
Ontario Nurses' Association calls for action following violent Elliot Lake hospital incident

Ontario Nurses' Association calls for action following violent Elliot Lake hospital incident

Incident demonstrates 'how unprepared this and many employers are for workplace violence,' says association president
Ontario Nurses' Association calls for action following violent Elliot Lake hospital incident

Ontario Nurses' Association calls for action following violent Elliot Lake hospital incident

Incident demonstrates 'how unprepared this and many employers are for workplace violence,' says association president
Council sends Renaissance Active Living Centre funding request to budget committee

Council sends Renaissance Active Living Centre funding request to budget committee

'We need to be very cautious on how we start to look at this,' warns Councillor Norman Mann
Elliot Lake seniors centre wants emergency funding from city

Elliot Lake seniors centre wants emergency funding from city

The centre will ask Council for $40,000 in emergency funding