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Darren Taylor

Darren Taylor

Darren Taylor is a news reporter and photographer in Sault Ste Marie. He regularly covers community events, political announcements and numerous board meetings. With a background in broadcast journalism before making the jump to digital media, Darren has worked in the media since 1996. Born and raised in the Sault, he has a B.A. from the University of Toronto (specializing in 20th century British, European and U.S. history, 1992) and community college diplomas in Visual Arts (Sault College, 1987) and Broadcast Journalism (Dean's Honour List, Loyalist College, 2000). Darren especially enjoys writing SooToday's What's Up Wednesday feature stories and anything to do with Police, Fire, the military and veterans.

Recent Work by Darren

School board to educate unvaccinated staff; must agree to watch video, perform self-testing

School board to educate unvaccinated staff; must agree to watch video, perform self-testing

Board also seeing greater than expected enrolment at elementary, secondary levels
Could this badge have belonged to the Sault’s first police chief in the 1850s? <b>(8 photos)</b>

Could this badge have belonged to the Sault’s first police chief in the 1850s? (8 photos)

Retired police officer unearths bronze badge, donates it to Sault Museum
Velorution's new location brings cyclists closer to nature <b>(6 photos)</b>

Velorution's new location brings cyclists closer to nature (6 photos)

Joe's Sports & Surplus to move into old location at Old Garden River Road and Second Line East
Sault area school boards release current staff vaccination numbers

Sault area school boards release current staff vaccination numbers

All publicly-funded boards required to disclose vaccination rates
Chamber, Algoma U ask candidates questions on COVID, economy

Chamber, Algoma U ask candidates questions on COVID, economy

Four candidates participate in virtual forum before Monday’s vote
Conservatives, Liberals confident of capturing Sault riding

Conservatives, Liberals confident of capturing Sault riding

Spina says voters want change; Sheehan defends record; Morin-Strom 'cautiously optimistic'
Meeting famous people a perk of the job

Meeting famous people a perk of the job

SooToday’s Darren Taylor shares some memories
Remembering pilots who fought for Canada <b>(15 photos)</b>

Remembering pilots who fought for Canada (15 photos)

On Sunday, representatives of local cadet organizations, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 and the public gathered at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport to honour Canadian and Allied pilots who fought to defend the United Kingdom and the Allied cause in the 1940 Battle of Britain
Local grocery store screens drive-in movie <b>(10 photos)</b>

Local grocery store screens drive-in movie (10 photos)

Matilda screened at Metro Churchill Plaza as a break from COVID
Sampling some Latin-Hispanic culture at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion <b>(13 photos)</b>

Sampling some Latin-Hispanic culture at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion (13 photos)

Sault’s Latin-Hispanic community and friends enjoy ‘dancing in the park’ at Roberta Bondar Pavilion