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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

Cannabis retail company eyeing up the Sault as part of province-wide expansion

Cannabis retail company eyeing up the Sault as part of province-wide expansion

Sessions Cannabis to open retail weed store at the corner of Second Line West and Farwell Terrace as early as this summer, pending green light from AGCO
Golf season officially tees off in the Sault <b>(6 photos)</b>

Golf season officially tees off in the Sault (6 photos)

Courses open across Ontario with COVID-19 safety guidelines in place
Feds increase funding for homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic

Feds increase funding for homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic

Social services, friendship centre receive more than $800,000 for shelter, quarantine spaces
Google celebrates historic Group of Seven milestone with virtual tour

Google celebrates historic Group of Seven milestone with virtual tour

Group of Seven staged its first formal exhibition at the Art Gallery of Toronto 100 years ago
Patrol officers deployed day and night to curb business break-ins, task force says

Patrol officers deployed day and night to curb business break-ins, task force says

Sault Ste. Marie Police Service coordinates efforts to curb commercial break-and-enters during COVID-19 pandemic
More than 100 COVID-19 complaints fielded by police in the past month

More than 100 COVID-19 complaints fielded by police in the past month

Sault Ste. Marie Police Service responds to 90 social gathering calls - and at least one complaint of a store cashier getting coughed at - since the end of March
This group is helping essential workers find RVs to self-isolate in. Here's how <b>(2 photos)</b>

This group is helping essential workers find RVs to self-isolate in. Here's how (2 photos)

RVs for Canada's Frontline using social media to connect essential workers with would-be motorhome donors
Police chief calls break-ins to businesses during COVID-19 crisis 'morally reprehensible'

Police chief calls break-ins to businesses during COVID-19 crisis 'morally reprehensible'

Sault Ste. Marie Police Service launches task force, beefs up patrols following rash of commercial break and enters in April
City police respond to more than 50 social gathering calls in two weeks

City police respond to more than 50 social gathering calls in two weeks

Sault Ste. Marie Police Service has issued four warnings to groups, but has yet to issue an offence notice under its new COVID-19-induced powers
Algoma Public Health releasing more COVID-19 details as number of positive cases increases

Algoma Public Health releasing more COVID-19 details as number of positive cases increases

Health agency now includes total confirmed cases by area of residence