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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

Some PSWs still waiting for pandemic pay; NDP demands permanent raise for workers

Some PSWs still waiting for pandemic pay; NDP demands permanent raise for workers

Statement from New Democrat Gelinas comes after SooToday report
NDP points to Sault retirement home, says workers deserve permanent raise

NDP points to Sault retirement home, says workers deserve permanent raise

Statement from New Democrat Gelinas comes after SooToday report
You could soon see shipping containers turned into cottages, COVID shelters <b>(6 photos)</b>

You could soon see shipping containers turned into cottages, COVID shelters (6 photos)

Sault’s DK Designs owner says ‘pods’ could be used as saunas, homes, offices, eateries
<b>LISTEN:</b> Sault native talks about life as a nursing professor in the U.S.

LISTEN: Sault native talks about life as a nursing professor in the U.S.

Darren Taylor caught up with Dr. Kimberly Udlis, who now teaches at Wisconsin university. She says being a nurse practitioner is the ‘pride and joy’ of her career
Elementary school attendance ‘low to medium’

Elementary school attendance ‘low to medium’

Numbers higher in outlying Algoma district, Huron-Superior board states
Local long-term care worker frustrated as province yet to deliver promised pandemic pay raise

Local long-term care worker frustrated as province yet to deliver promised pandemic pay raise

Overworked, underpaid, more staff needed, local PSW says
Healthcare leaders are not exempt from COVID guidelines, says Ontario Nurses' Association

Healthcare leaders are not exempt from COVID guidelines, says Ontario Nurses' Association

Statement comes after Sault Area Hospital president visits B.C.
‘We’re lucky to be alive,’ mother says after fire destroys home

‘We’re lucky to be alive,’ mother says after fire destroys home

Homeowner suffers second degree burns in the blaze
Teachers union reps upset, surprised with province’s choice to open schools Monday

Teachers union reps upset, surprised with province’s choice to open schools Monday

General lockdown in the north continues until Jan. 23 at least, but some worry for safety of students, staff
Saultites take to the rinks <b>(17 photos)</b>

Saultites take to the rinks (17 photos)

Despite milder than usual temperatures for January, Sault residents enjoyed skating and hockey at now-open City rinks such as the Clergue Park Skating Trail and Esposito Rink, Jan. 3, 2021.