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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.

Email
james@sootoday.com

Recent Work by James

Southern Ontario investor buying up homes in the Sault

Southern Ontario investor buying up homes in the Sault

Two dozen numbered companies directed by the same businessman have purchased a combined 129 downtown properties.
Dubreuilville on the rebound with gold mine expansion

Dubreuilville on the rebound with gold mine expansion

The mayor of the small township hopes for a big economic resurgence with Alamos Gold's US$756 million plan to expand Island Gold Mine
Algoma Steel touts transition to electric arc steelmaking during open house

Algoma Steel touts transition to electric arc steelmaking during open house

Feb. 28 information session also served as public consultation for steelmaker's proposed changes to site-specific standards
Can drones be used to fly goods across the border? Ontario and Michigan want to find out

Can drones be used to fly goods across the border? Ontario and Michigan want to find out

Feasibility study surrounding commercial expansion of drone technology expected to be completed before the end of this year
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