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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

Community effort helping forest fire evacuees feel welcome in the Sault

Community effort helping forest fire evacuees feel welcome in the Sault

Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre executive director praises local support for more than 100 displaced residents of North Spirit Lake First Nation as forest fires continue to burn
Algoma-Manitoulin MPP says talks need to happen over collisions, speeding in Goulais River

Algoma-Manitoulin MPP says talks need to happen over collisions, speeding in Goulais River

Michael Mantha visits community members concerned with safety on the roads, lack of proper turning lanes in area
Police appeal to public for information on multi-vehicle collision

Police appeal to public for information on multi-vehicle collision

Wednesday morning crash sends 10 to Sault Area Hospital, with four requiring Ornge air ambulance to Sudbury and London
Sault Airport gets more than $2 million in federal support

Sault Airport gets more than $2 million in federal support

Non-repayable funding meant to help offset financial burden brought on by COVID-19 pandemic
Downtown homeowner in Sault Ste. Marie sounds off on garbage, drug activity in her neighbourhood <b>(6 photos)</b>

Downtown homeowner in Sault Ste. Marie sounds off on garbage, drug activity in her neighbourhood (6 photos)

Retiree at her wits end with garbage-infested property, syringes in nearby laneway. Forces municipality to take action.
Downtown homeowner sounds off on garbage, drug activity in her neighbourhood <b>(6 photos)</b>

Downtown homeowner sounds off on garbage, drug activity in her neighbourhood (6 photos)

Retiree at her wits end with garbage-infested property, syringes in nearby laneway
This parking lot sale is raising funds to help vulnerable community members <b>(8 photos)</b>

This parking lot sale is raising funds to help vulnerable community members (8 photos)

Proceeds from two-day event to help SOYA, Youthomes with ongoing costs
Sault mom mad as hell over COVID testing policies for infants

Sault mom mad as hell over COVID testing policies for infants

One-year-old child subjected to four-hour wait in hospital emergency department to get tested
Algoma's tourism industry looks to U.S. visitors for economic boost

Algoma's tourism industry looks to U.S. visitors for economic boost

Tourist attractions in the region look to rebound after losing money due to lack of American visitors
Algoma's tourism industry looks to U.S. visitors for economic boost

Algoma's tourism industry looks to U.S. visitors for economic boost

Tourist attractions in the region look to rebound after losing money due to lack of American visitors