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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 worked on television, radio, print and digital news platforms at different points in his career.
James made the 2,074 kilometre trek from Saskatchewan to work for SooToday back in November 2017.
Born and raised on Manitoulin Island, James is a proud member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory.

Recent Work by James

Goulais River entrepreneur advances to Pow Wow Pitch semifinals

Goulais River entrepreneur advances to Pow Wow Pitch semifinals

Tiana Byrnes wants to take Twin Equipment and Tool Rentals Ltd. to the next level by advancing to finals of Indigenous business competition
Wind turbine topples at Bow Lake

Wind turbine topples at Bow Lake

BluEarth Renewables says all turbines taken offline as precautionary measure
Michipicoten First Nation considers legal action against Domtar, province

Michipicoten First Nation considers legal action against Domtar, province

Indigenous community north of Sault Ste. Marie claims Domtar allowing contaminated leachate to spread onto its traditional lands
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
Garden River First Nation gets funding for solar-powered tiny homes

Garden River First Nation gets funding for solar-powered tiny homes

Agency responsible for Ontario's power system dishes out $7.1 million for 61 Indigenous energy support projects
Tenaris, Sault College announce scholarships for new engineering program

Tenaris, Sault College announce scholarships for new engineering program

Bachelor of Engineering – Mechatronics program to launch at Sault College this fall
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
Tenaris to expand production, create jobs with $9 million in NOHFC funding

Tenaris to expand production, create jobs with $9 million in NOHFC funding

Sault steel pipe manufacturer looks to add 153 full-time jobs locally
'Let's do it, or not do it': task force pushes for final resolution on Huron Central Railway

'Let's do it, or not do it': task force pushes for final resolution on Huron Central Railway

Former Sault mayor waits on Ottawa, Queen's Park to step up to preserve short-line service
Algoma Steel out to clean the air on coke oven gas

Algoma Steel out to clean the air on coke oven gas

Sault steelmaker receives $4 million from Ottawa to reduce greenhouse gas emissions