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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.

Recent Work by James

Métis Nation of Ontario calls for land claims process that could impact Sault Ste. Marie <b>(3 photos)</b>

Métis Nation of Ontario calls for land claims process that could impact Sault Ste. Marie (3 photos)

Letter signed in Sault Ste. Marie Thursday to be sent to feds, province calling for process to settle outstanding land claims
Sault police investigating 'Coyote Moto' videos <b>(updated)</b>

Sault police investigating 'Coyote Moto' videos (updated)

Videos show man aggressively confronting people about items he believes to be stolen
Mental health and addictions group to lead protest at city hall

Mental health and addictions group to lead protest at city hall

Addictions and Mental Health Advocates founder says $8.4 million downtown plaza a 'virtual slap in the face' of Saultites dealing with ever-growing opioid crisis
Sault woman to bring Witches' Dance to Bellevue Park

Sault woman to bring Witches' Dance to Bellevue Park

Kenna DuFresne using social media to introduce choreographed dance with broom-clutching witches to Sault Ste. Marie
Andrea Horwath says 'action plan' needed to recruit, retain health-care workers

Andrea Horwath says 'action plan' needed to recruit, retain health-care workers

Ontario NDP leader wants to see legislation capping wage increases for health-care workers scrapped
Single vehicle rollover closes one lane of Lake Street <b>(updated, 4 photos)</b>

Single vehicle rollover closes one lane of Lake Street (updated, 4 photos)

Sault police, fire and emergency medical services are on scene
Breaking ground on new one-stop shop for social services

Breaking ground on new one-stop shop for social services

$16-million office building at corner of Albert and Brock expected to be completed by early 2023
Sault man devastated after fire claims cabin in Goulais River area

Sault man devastated after fire claims cabin in Goulais River area

GoFundMe campaign launched after Dean Lapham's prized cabin in the woods burned to the ground
Block party to celebrate Soo Greyhounds season opener

Block party to celebrate Soo Greyhounds season opener

Queen Street East will be closed between Bruce Street and Dennis Street from 4 - 7 p.m.
Robinson-Huron chiefs petition Canada, Ontario to settle treaty annuities case

Robinson-Huron chiefs petition Canada, Ontario to settle treaty annuities case

Treaty beneficiaries in 21 First Nations have been receiving $4 annually since 1874