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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 worked on television, radio, print and digital news platforms at different points in his career.
James made the 2,074 kilometre trek from Saskatchewan to work for SooToday back in November 2017.
Born and raised on Manitoulin Island, James is a proud member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory.

Email
james@sootoday.com

Recent Work by James

Details of Algoma Steel's oil spill emerge

Details of Algoma Steel's oil spill emerge

Valve left open by a contractor caused oil tank at steel plant to overflow, according to transcript of recent arbitration hearing
Violent crime in the Sault driving up costs: police chief

Violent crime in the Sault driving up costs: police chief

Sault Ste. Marie Police Service Chief Hugh Stevenson defends proposed 4.59 per cent police budget hike, despite crime rates trending down
Meet the aspiring rapper charged in Sault’s largest-ever fentanyl bust

Meet the aspiring rapper charged in Sault’s largest-ever fentanyl bust

‘This the life that I live’: Richard Brewster — a.k.a. 'Richie Stacks' — is an alleged Toronto gang member accused of trafficking large amounts of fentanyl to northern Ontario
Two men charged with trafficking in Sault no strangers to court

Two men charged with trafficking in Sault no strangers to court

Two of the five accused in biggest fentanyl seizure in Sault police history have been charged with drug trafficking offences in Sault, Sudbury within past two years
Ray Fox finds muse in museum artifacts, Anishinaabe culture for new art exhibit

Ray Fox finds muse in museum artifacts, Anishinaabe culture for new art exhibit

Baawitigong — a collection of drawings and paintings informed by historical pieces from the Sault Ste. Marie Museum — will be on display at the museum until the end of February
Mayor Shoemaker visits Indigenous community hub <b>(6 photos)</b>

Mayor Shoemaker visits Indigenous community hub (6 photos)

Sault Ste. Marie Indigenous Friendship Centre plays host to Sault mayor in effort to build relationships between city, Indigenous community
Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre undergoes name change

Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre undergoes name change

The meeting place will be known as Sault Ste. Marie Indigenous Friendship Centre going forward; executive director says logo redesign also in the works
Dying alone: the unclaimed bodies of Sault Ste. Marie

Dying alone: the unclaimed bodies of Sault Ste. Marie

Seven people have died over the past two years with no one to claim their remains
Huron Central Railway receives $21M in infrastructure funding

Huron Central Railway receives $21M in infrastructure funding

$31.5-million rehabilitation project for rail line between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury announced Tuesday
Former Algoma U prof appointed to Order of Canada

Former Algoma U prof appointed to Order of Canada

'There was a real sense of triumph, that I was teaching Ojibwe in a place where it was once forbidden and the fact that my office was right where I used to sleep,' she said. 'It was very ironic'