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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.

Email
darren@sootoday.com

Recent Work by Darren

APH doctor ponders possible COVID wave in the fall

APH doctor ponders possible COVID wave in the fall

Canada's chief public health officer, has recently stated that everyone eligible for a booster dose should get their third shot before new and more infectious COVID variants strike
Navy comes in focus during ship's Sault stop <b>(3 photos)</b>

Navy comes in focus during ship's Sault stop (3 photos)

Historic vessel HMCS Oriole - still in service - to stop at Bondar dock, open to visitors July 1 - 3
Steel coil falls at the Husky, flatbed buckled <b>(5 photos)</b>

Steel coil falls at the Husky, flatbed buckled (5 photos)

Three tow trucks arrived; no injuries
Sault couple told to wait three days for connecting flight home

Sault couple told to wait three days for connecting flight home

Shirley Mantyla paying extra for another flight to get home Wednesday
Longer wait times at hospital emergency department

Longer wait times at hospital emergency department

On average, all SAH patients waited 2.2 hours for first assessment by a doctor in emergency, compared to 1.9 hours provincially
'Keep on trucking,' says award winning doctor <b>(4 photos)</b>

'Keep on trucking,' says award winning doctor (4 photos)

Physician wins Hutchinson Award for helping with community’s opioid struggle
Remembering those who fell in 'forgotten war' <b>(12 photos)</b>

Remembering those who fell in 'forgotten war' (12 photos)

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 officers and members of the public - some of whom with relatives that served in The Korean War of 1950-53 - gathered at the cairn at the Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site to remember the 516 Canadians who died in the war, June 24, 2022.
New Visitor Centre opens at Canal as part of restoration <b>(10 photos)</b>

New Visitor Centre opens at Canal as part of restoration (10 photos)

Batchewana First Nation Chief Sayers shares moving story at ceremony
Online learning to be ‘big part’ of college business

Online learning to be ‘big part’ of college business

Sault College vice president notes increase in microcredential learning
Former Sault journalist fights ALS, focusing on hope

Former Sault journalist fights ALS, focusing on hope

Annual Walk to End ALS takes place at Bondar Pavilion Sunday