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James Hopkin

James Hopkin

James worked as a video journalist for CTV Northern Ontario in Sault Ste. Marie, APTN National News in Halifax and CBC News in Saskatoon prior to joining SooToday in 2017.
He has worked on television, radio, print and digital news platforms at different points in his career.
Born and raised on Manitoulin Island, James is a proud member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory.

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Recent Work by James

Truck crash snarls traffic at Bruce and Wellington

Truck crash snarls traffic at Bruce and Wellington

Two pickup trucks collided at around 4:30 p.m. Friday
Indigenous post-secondary institutions shut out of $1.3B aid package

Indigenous post-secondary institutions shut out of $1.3B aid package

'We cannot continue to see this inequity': Consortium of Indigenous post-secondary institutions calls on province to provide equitable access to Indigenous-led education instead of prioritizing funding for mainstream colleges and universities
Emergency crews respond to crash at Brock and Albert

Emergency crews respond to crash at Brock and Albert

Two-vehicle collision shut down intersection at around 9 a.m. Friday
‘It’s really disgusting’: Tenant without heat for weeks blasts out-of-town landlord

‘It’s really disgusting’: Tenant without heat for weeks blasts out-of-town landlord

Numbered companies linked to CPM Properties have bought up well over a hundred homes in the Sault, triggering complaints and legal action against director
Court judgment gives Canada, Ontario 60 days to pay out $10B treaty settlement

Court judgment gives Canada, Ontario 60 days to pay out $10B treaty settlement

Partial judgement ordering funds to be transferred to 21 First Nations included in 1850 Robinson Huron Treaty handed down in Ontario Superior Court this week
Indigenous food sovereignty to be explored at Sault summit

Indigenous food sovereignty to be explored at Sault summit

North Shore Tribal Council hosts event at Water Tower Inn to examine potential solutions for food insecurity in First Nations
‘They duped me’: Local contractors owed thousands by out-of-town landlords

‘They duped me’: Local contractors owed thousands by out-of-town landlords

City recouped $616K in tax arrears through insolvency proceedings, but local contractors who did work for corporations under SID Developments banner haven't been so lucky
'Truth will become apparent' in lawsuit filed by ex-Hounds goalie: president (UPDATED)

'Truth will become apparent' in lawsuit filed by ex-Hounds goalie: president (UPDATED)

Tim Lukenda says Soo Greyhounds will 'vehemently defend' organization against 'baseless allegations' made by former player Tucker Tynan, who is suing team for $300K
City recoups $616K in taxes owed by insolvent landlords

City recoups $616K in taxes owed by insolvent landlords

Group of out-of-town corporations with 201 rental units in the Sault was granted creditor protection last month after racking up $147M in unpaid bills across Ontario
Missanabie Cree First Nation cuts ribbon on new band office at former Royal Bank location

Missanabie Cree First Nation cuts ribbon on new band office at former Royal Bank location

The former bank in downtown Sault Ste. Marie has been transformed into expanded space for band's day-to-day operations
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