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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

Four new homes announced for Indigenous women and children in the Sault

Four new homes announced for Indigenous women and children in the Sault

Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services receives more than $550,000 from Ontario government to buy houses, which were renovated in partnership with local friendship centre
Local Kidney Foundation ambassador looks to drum up support for online fundraiser

Local Kidney Foundation ambassador looks to drum up support for online fundraiser

Kidney transplant recipient Cody McClelland wants the Sault to take up the #SixDegreeChallenge on social media March 1-11
Reports of robberies, theft from vehicles increased in 2020

Reports of robberies, theft from vehicles increased in 2020

Sault police chief says vehicles are providing easier access to those looking for 'fast cash'
Sault police chief says discipline 'reasonable' for employee who hosted party during lockdown

Sault police chief says discipline 'reasonable' for employee who hosted party during lockdown

No charges laid under province's emergency act due to lack of evidence
Sault College has 90 spots for new tuition-free PSW program

Sault College has 90 spots for new tuition-free PSW program

Local long-term care facilities are 'desperate for staff,' says Sault College dean of health
Sault Ste. Marie businesses starting to see post-lockdown foot traffic

Sault Ste. Marie businesses starting to see post-lockdown foot traffic

Establishments hanging in there, despite taking a financial hit during latest lockdown phase
Sault businesses starting to see post-lockdown foot traffic

Sault businesses starting to see post-lockdown foot traffic

Local establishments hanging in there, despite taking a financial hit during latest lockdown phase
Area high school student tapped for prestigious national scholarship

Area high school student tapped for prestigious national scholarship

Amelia Spacek of Aweres Township has a shot at receiving a Loran Award, which provides up to $100,000 in post-secondary funding for exceptional students with leadership potential
This Indigenous-led task force is advocating for systemic change in Sault Ste. Marie <b>(4 photos)</b>

This Indigenous-led task force is advocating for systemic change in Sault Ste. Marie (4 photos)

Indigenous Women's Anti-Violence Task Force rolls out a number of MMIWG2S+ projects in effort to create change through its collective voice
Algoma Sikh Association says protests in support of India farmers will continue despite backlash, potential repercussions

Algoma Sikh Association says protests in support of India farmers will continue despite backlash, potential repercussions

Members of Sault Ste. Marie's Sikh community are becoming increasingly wary of openly protesting India's new agriculture laws after comments surface on social media