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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

Local protestors call on feds, RCMP to take action following attacks on Mi'kmaq lobster fishery <b>(6 photos)</b>

Local protestors call on feds, RCMP to take action following attacks on Mi'kmaq lobster fishery (6 photos)

Protests being held across Canada this week after violence towards Indigenous lobster fishery erupts in Nova Scotia
<b>Breaking:</b> Inmate tests positive for COVID-19 in Sault jail

Breaking: Inmate tests positive for COVID-19 in Sault jail

Positive test result confirmed early Sunday, says union president
Anglican Church of Canada leader tours Shingwauk site <b>(3 photos)</b>

Anglican Church of Canada leader tours Shingwauk site (3 photos)

Visit from Anglican Church of Canada Primate Linda Nicholls marks three decades of reconciliation efforts at the former site of Shingwauk Indian Residential School
Changes coming for Christmas Cheer due to COVID-19

Changes coming for Christmas Cheer due to COVID-19

Volunteer-run organization nixes used items, canned food drive in schools for this year's donation drive; depot finds new home in former Station Mall Walmart
Police budget increases to $31.2 million in 2021

Police budget increases to $31.2 million in 2021

Officer salaries, benefits contribute to 2.71 per cent hike in police spending for upcoming year
Church group event at Sault hotel raising questions about COVID-19 guidelines

Church group event at Sault hotel raising questions about COVID-19 guidelines

Church-goers from across Canada attended Quattro Hotel and Conference Centre for a week of worship, creating confusion - and frustration - around provincial and regional COVID-19 regulations. Hotel staff is now receiving insults and threats from Saultites in the fallout
Unifor protests working conditions for personal support workers

Unifor protests working conditions for personal support workers

Union calling on Ford goverment to address PSW shortage in long-term care homes by improving pay, working conditions
Missanabie Cree First Nation settles land claim with federal goverment

Missanabie Cree First Nation settles land claim with federal goverment

Compensation package includes roughly $150 million, ability to expand land base
Second Line crash snarls traffic <b>(4 photos)</b>

Second Line crash snarls traffic (4 photos)

Three vehicles were heavily damaged in a late afternoon crash on Second Line west of No Frills
Youth bring global climate strike to City Hall <b>(3 photos)</b>

Youth bring global climate strike to City Hall (3 photos)

Demonstration part of global climate strike events happening Friday