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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

Did you get this controversial 'newspaper' in the mail this week?  You're not alone

Did you get this controversial 'newspaper' in the mail this week? You're not alone

Canada Post maintains obligation to deliver far-right leaning publication locally
Sonny Spina steps down from Sault Police to lead Norpro

Sonny Spina steps down from Sault Police to lead Norpro

Former officer named managing director of security with Sault-based security and investigations company after nearly two decades with Sault Ste. Marie Police Service
Batchewana First Nation leader calls Harris appointment act of 'blatant racism'

Batchewana First Nation leader calls Harris appointment act of 'blatant racism'

Chief Dean Sayers joins growing Indigenous opposition to former premier's Order of Ontario honour
Health unit says Algoma definitely leaving the 'green zone' after lockdown

Health unit says Algoma definitely leaving the 'green zone' after lockdown

Spike in COVID-19 cases saw Algoma Public Health call in additional staff over the holidays
<b>Year in review: </b>James Hopkin recalls pandemic-plagued year of 2020

Year in review: James Hopkin recalls pandemic-plagued year of 2020

COVID-19, the opioid crisis and a spike in property crime made for some of this year's biggest local news stories
It's critical to shop local during lockdown, chamber urges

It's critical to shop local during lockdown, chamber urges

Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce disappointed with shutdown of non-essential businesses while some big-box retailers remain open
APH, Sault Police visit local bar after Facebook post calls COVID-19 pandemic a 'lie' <b>(screenshots included)</b>

APH, Sault Police visit local bar after Facebook post calls COVID-19 pandemic a 'lie' (screenshots included)

Controversial post surfaced on The Harp Bar & Grill's social media page calling for a 'revolution.' Here's what we know
Ross Romano encouraged by growth of grassroots addictions group

Ross Romano encouraged by growth of grassroots addictions group

Sault MPP tells 'Citizens Helping Addicts and Alcoholics Get Treatment' that members' stories could help him lobby for addictions and mental health services
<b>JAMES HOPKIN:</b> Reporter riffs on his first three years at SooToday

JAMES HOPKIN: Reporter riffs on his first three years at SooToday

Aspiring bedroom guitarist and hardcore Detroit sports fan James Hopkin talks about the pull of the news-gathering industry
Batchewana residential school survivor subject of new CBC doc

Batchewana residential school survivor subject of new CBC doc

Anishinaabe storyteller Sarain Fox came to Batchewana First Nation territory during the COVID-19 pandemic to tell the story of 'auntie' Mary Hill-Bell, who spent nearly a decade in Spanish Indian Residential Schools