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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

OH!No music fest organizers take a DIY approach to funding

OH!No music fest organizers take a DIY approach to funding

Two-day punk rock and indie music festival takes place in Leeburn September 6-7
'Jeepers' journey looks to pass the flag across Canada <b>(10 photos)</b>

'Jeepers' journey looks to pass the flag across Canada (10 photos)

Pass The Flag Across Canada Jeep rally stops in the Sault
Anishinabek Discovery Centre has received more than $3 million since 2018, feds say <b>(4 photos)</b>

Anishinabek Discovery Centre has received more than $3 million since 2018, feds say (4 photos)

Federal government continues pre-election tour to announce new funding, while highlighting previous funding announcements
Anishinabek Nation enters next step toward self-governance <b>(4 photos)</b>

Anishinabek Nation enters next step toward self-governance (4 photos)

Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett joins Anishinabek Nation to launch community approval process for governance agreement; ratification vote to take place throughout February 2020
Ontario Human Rights Commissioner lauds local efforts at reconciliation

Ontario Human Rights Commissioner lauds local efforts at reconciliation

'Uniformly, starting with the mayor, is a very explicit commitment to reconciliation, to diversity and inclusion, and I think that actually sets Sault Ste. Marie apart in some ways from other municipalities in the north.' - Renu Mandhane
'Nothing else to cut': Conservation authority axes environmental program for kids

'Nothing else to cut': Conservation authority axes environmental program for kids

Conservation authorities in Ontario told to shutter programs in wake of provincial funding cuts
'It's time for Terry to explain himself,' says CPC candidate Sonny Spina

'It's time for Terry to explain himself,' says CPC candidate Sonny Spina

Spina calls on MP Terry Sheehan to apologize for calling ethics of Wilson-Raybould, Philpott into question, backing Justin Trudeau during SNC-Lavalin scandal
Reduced services...or higher taxes? One of these two things could happen, mayor says

Reduced services...or higher taxes? One of these two things could happen, mayor says

Ontario municipalities, including Sault Ste. Marie, will pony up more cash for provincial services beginning January 1
'Nothing else to cut': Conservation authority axes environmental program for kids

'Nothing else to cut': Conservation authority axes environmental program for kids

Conservation authorities in Ontario told to shutter programs in wake of provincial funding cuts
Italy presents Shelby with award for loyalty after defending owner from bear attack

Italy presents Shelby with award for loyalty after defending owner from bear attack

International award presented just weeks after Shelby's death