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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

'Please help us to end this nightmare': An addiction support group's plea to the mayor

'Please help us to end this nightmare': An addiction support group's plea to the mayor

Addictions and Mental Health Advocates reiterate need for Level 3 withdrawal management facility
Group Health Centre contract talks have broken down, nurses' union says

Group Health Centre contract talks have broken down, nurses' union says

More than three dozen nurses have been without a contract since April
More than 800 active COVID-19 cases in Chippewa County prisons

More than 800 active COVID-19 cases in Chippewa County prisons

Hundreds of cases reported in Kincheloe, Mich. prisons as number of positive cases continue to climb in Chippewa County
Local conservation authority stands to lose its decision-making powers on permits

Local conservation authority stands to lose its decision-making powers on permits

Caught off-guard by sweeping changes, Sault Ste. Marie Region Conservation Authority calls on public to join letter-writing campaign
Robinson Huron Waawiindaamaagewin to tackle unresolved treaty boundary issues

Robinson Huron Waawiindaamaagewin to tackle unresolved treaty boundary issues

Advocacy body representing 21 First Nations says protocols needed to address boundary overlaps in treaty harvesting rights
Sault Michigan hospital braces for potential COVID surge

Sault Michigan hospital braces for potential COVID surge

War Memorial Hospital president says outbreak at Kinross prison, ongoing community spread could divert staff from surgical procedures, treating other serious illnesses
Slumbering intruder was catalyst for doctor's push to fix Sault's addiction issue

Slumbering intruder was catalyst for doctor's push to fix Sault's addiction issue

'It would be shameful if W5 came back and did a follow-up from three years ago,' local physician says of Sault's opioid problem
SAH: Downtown addictions and mental health bus coming, Level 3 detox facility ask scaled back

SAH: Downtown addictions and mental health bus coming, Level 3 detox facility ask scaled back

Hospital tells city council that improvements made to mobile mental health and addictions services has allowed it to scale back its 33-bed withdrawal facility proposal to 24 beds
These twins are raising money for their grandma's double-lung transplant. Here's how

These twins are raising money for their grandma's double-lung transplant. Here's how

Kiejah and Nodin Neveau host 'Lungs for Linda' 50/50 fundraiser for their grandmother, who unexpectedly got bumped up the waitlist for a transplant
Sault enforcement team hopes crackdown will turn derelict properties into 'something good'

Sault enforcement team hopes crackdown will turn derelict properties into 'something good'

Complaints from neighbours and a report of a gas leak led police, fire and building officials to this First Avenue home where a single lit candle was found burning