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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.

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Recent Work by Darren

Sault group helps build new school for children in Kenya; fundraiser dinner March 7

Sault group helps build new school for children in Kenya; fundraiser dinner March 7

Tumaini Afrika has been helping Kenyan women and children for the past decade
'Here to help': Foreign-trained physicians part of rally at Romano's office

'Here to help': Foreign-trained physicians part of rally at Romano's office

More than 250 people rallied outside Sault MPP Ross Romano’s office Friday demanding the province address the chronic shortage of primary care providers
'A good start': Sault College, Algoma respond to province's $1.3B funding boost

'A good start': Sault College, Algoma respond to province's $1.3B funding boost

College prez says funding 'does not fully recognize' recommendations from expert panel, while university says it lacks 'sufficient information or clarity to assess potential impacts'
'Startling numbers': Workplace violence on the rise at local public schools

'Startling numbers': Workplace violence on the rise at local public schools

Algoma District School Board says over 1,200 incidents of physical or verbal violence against staff were reported during 2022-23 school year, up from 900 four years ago
A jewel for decades, Hiawatha Highlands ‘as popular as ever’

A jewel for decades, Hiawatha Highlands ‘as popular as ever’

'A lot of it still feels the same as when I used to ski here as a kid,' says veteran instructor
Steelworkers union pondering legal action against Group Health

Steelworkers union pondering legal action against Group Health

Mike Da Prat, president of United Steelworkers Local 2251, says GHC needs to recruit more foreign-trained doctors after news of 10K patients at GHC being derostered
'We've spoken to everyone': Feds not budging on international student changes, Orazietti says

'We've spoken to everyone': Feds not budging on international student changes, Orazietti says

Sault College president says it's too early to speculate on what the impacts will be on budget and operations if international student enrollment drops
New Sault College program will certify registered nurses to prescribe meds

New Sault College program will certify registered nurses to prescribe meds

College one of seven offering training to registered nurses to prescribe immunizations, topical wound care and allergic reaction medications, saving patients a trip to emergency
Federal cash to help northern tourism operators be more welcoming to 2SLGBTQ+ visitors

Federal cash to help northern tourism operators be more welcoming to 2SLGBTQ+ visitors

FedNor giving $110K to Destination Northern Ontario; Sault’s Holiday Inn Express has Canadian Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Rainbow Registered Accreditation
USW Local 2251 may take legal action over GHC governance model (update)

USW Local 2251 may take legal action over GHC governance model (update)

Union president Da Prat says GHC needs to recruit more foreign-trained doctors; 2251 leader joined by NDP politicians at Toronto press conference Wednesday as 10,000 GHC patients face losing family doctors by May 31
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