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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 six 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

Residential school, reconciliation at forefront of upcoming talks

Residential school, reconciliation at forefront of upcoming talks

Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre looks at healing and reconciliation through education
<updated>Unbelievable:</updated> Soo man's heirloom truck stolen and scrapped, no ID required

Unbelievable: Soo man's heirloom truck stolen and scrapped, no ID required

Tristyn Berto eventually got his prized family heirloom back, but the results weren't pretty. The case has changed the way local dealers handle scrap vehicles, say police
Guy can't find his truck. Turns out someone scrapped it <b>(4 photos)</b>

Guy can't find his truck. Turns out someone scrapped it (4 photos)

Tristyn Berto eventually got his prized family heirloom back, but the results weren't pretty. The case has changed the way local dealers handle scrap vehicles, say police
Garden River First Nation celebrates Community Days with a parade <b>(14 photos)</b>

Garden River First Nation celebrates Community Days with a parade (14 photos)

First Nation kicks off week of activities and events leading up to pow wow weekend
#UpTheArts: Art In The Park N' Lot <b>(28 photos)</b>

#UpTheArts: Art In The Park N' Lot (28 photos)

Artists set up and sell their works at Roberta Bondar Pavilion this weekend
How do you say 'engine oil' in Anishinaabemowin? Depends where you're from, says linguist <b>(3 photos)</b>

How do you say 'engine oil' in Anishinaabemowin? Depends where you're from, says linguist (3 photos)

'We’re working on developing modern terminology, words that we didn’t have 150 years ago,' says language instructor
Police investigating arson at former elementary school site <b>(3 photos)</b>

Police investigating arson at former elementary school site (3 photos)

Police say fire started inside the gym
Newcomers could address specialized worker shortage: Immigration minister

Newcomers could address specialized worker shortage: Immigration minister

Minister Ahmed Hussen in Sault Ste. Marie as part of 'Why Immigration Matters' tour
Nearly 20 fire permit suspensions handed out since July

Nearly 20 fire permit suspensions handed out since July

Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services say MNR-imposed fire ban remains in effect
Saudi Arabia's spat with Canada could have 'serious impact' for as many as 40 Algoma U. students

Saudi Arabia's spat with Canada could have 'serious impact' for as many as 40 Algoma U. students

Students are reportedly being told to pack up within a month and go home. Most of the students at Algoma U. are nearly finished their degrees