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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

Family and friends remember cyclist following fatal collision <b>(6 photos)</b>

Family and friends remember cyclist following fatal collision (6 photos)

An engineer and consultant by trade, former Sault resident Jeff Splinter remembered as a man who enjoyed people, community and the outdoors
Sault Tribe to open cannabis retail store

Sault Tribe to open cannabis retail store

Partnership with Michigan-based cannabis company will see five additional stores in Sault Tribe territory by 2022
Rocket launch site, autonomous vehicle testing grounds coming to Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Rocket launch site, autonomous vehicle testing grounds coming to Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association announces plans to bring rocket launches to Marquette area, autonomous vehicle test site to Chippewa County
New report suggests passenger rail service 'doesn't make sense' for northern Ontario

New report suggests passenger rail service 'doesn't make sense' for northern Ontario

Advocacy group for passenger rail in northern Ontario says Northern Policy Institute report has 'thrown a wrench' into its efforts. But the think tank's president and CEO is encouraging passenger rail proponents to take a closer look at its research
Garden River sounds alarm over apparent gang activity, human trafficking

Garden River sounds alarm over apparent gang activity, human trafficking

Urgent warning to membership issued Friday morning after band council passes anti-gang resolution
New report suggests passenger rail service 'doesn't make sense' for northern Ontario

New report suggests passenger rail service 'doesn't make sense' for northern Ontario

Advocacy group for passenger rail in northern Ontario says Northern Policy Institute report has 'thrown a wrench' into its efforts. But the think tank's president and CEO is encouraging passenger rail proponents to take a closer look at its research
Trio of Saultites protest 'COVID evictions' <b>(3 photos)</b>

Trio of Saultites protest 'COVID evictions' (3 photos)

ACORN Canada stage protests in five Ontario cities Wednesday, including Sault and Sudbury
Desbarats-based purveyor of pontoons confident development concerns can be resolved

Desbarats-based purveyor of pontoons confident development concerns can be resolved

Loonie Toons Pontoons and Powersports eyeing up residential lots for boat storage, potential building for boat repairs during the winter months; home for people living with disabilities opposing the development
Boating business facing opposition over proposed development in Desbarats

Boating business facing opposition over proposed development in Desbarats

Home for people living with disabilities says pontoon and powerboat business will impact quality of life for residents
SalDan Construction Group partners with Mike Holmes to 'make it right'

SalDan Construction Group partners with Mike Holmes to 'make it right'

Construction and development company with roots in the Sault joins 'Holmes Approved Homes' program