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James Hopkin

James Hopkin

James has worked as a video journalist for CTV Northern Ontario in Sault Ste. Marie, APTN National News in Halifax and CBC News in Saskatoon.
He has seven years experience in the newsroom and has worked on television, radio, print and digital news platforms.
James made the 2,074 kilometre trek from Saskatchewan to work for Village Media back in November 2017.
Originally from Manitoulin Island, James is a proud member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory.

Recent Work by James

Mayor says property taxes could rise if province consolidates public health units

Mayor says property taxes could rise if province consolidates public health units

Sault Ste. Marie Mayor Christian Provenzano says Ford government's plan to modernize healthcare could threaten public health capacity while shifting costs to municipality
Ontario set to appeal ruling in Robinson Huron Treaty annuities case

Ontario set to appeal ruling in Robinson Huron Treaty annuities case

Province appeals ruling that it failed to live up to obligations to increase treaty annuity payments over time
Tenaris, Sault College announce scholarships for new engineering program

Tenaris, Sault College announce scholarships for new engineering program

Bachelor of Engineering – Mechatronics program to launch at Sault College this fall
Tenaris, Sault College announce scholarships for new engineering program

Tenaris, Sault College announce scholarships for new engineering program

Bachelor of Engineering - Mechatronics program to launch at Sault College this fall
Local eateries want regional approach to COVID shutdowns

Local eateries want regional approach to COVID shutdowns

Frustrated restaurant owners say it's time to shop local - and hold politicians, province accountable for unfair closures
High school student from Aweres Township receives national scholarship

High school student from Aweres Township receives national scholarship

École secondaire Notre-Dame-du-Sault student Amelia Spacek one of 30 people across Canada selected for $100,000 Loran Award
Entrepreneur can't get Batchewana First Nation, PUC on board with massive cannabis grow-op project

Entrepreneur can't get Batchewana First Nation, PUC on board with massive cannabis grow-op project

Albert Sewell serves notice of litigation to PUC after being refused power to planned 30,000 square-foot cultivation facility; moratorium on cannabis still in place on Batchewana territory
M.S. Norgoma to Owen Sound proposal scrapped by Transport Canada

M.S. Norgoma to Owen Sound proposal scrapped by Transport Canada

Feds say vessel doesn't fit with its plans for downtown harbour
Sault angler says you shouldn't eat smelts from Lake Superior. Here's why

Sault angler says you shouldn't eat smelts from Lake Superior. Here's why

Jason Doyon wants to see fish consumption guidelines made more accessible to Ontarians after battling mercury poisoning
Weekend vaccination clinics already full

Weekend vaccination clinics already full

Algoma Public Health says more appointments will be made available for clinics in early April