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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

National recognition for Northern artist's orange shirt design

National recognition for Northern artist's orange shirt design

Patrick Hunter's orange shirt is being sold in Giant Tiger stores across Canada to raise funds for national Indigenous charity while spreading awareness for National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
Batchewana leader hopeful for treaty talks with King Charles

Batchewana leader hopeful for treaty talks with King Charles

Chief Dean Sayers was among First Nations leaders to meet with former Prince of Wales to discuss outstanding treaty issues in 2012
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 properties, mostly downtown, according to records obtained by SooToday
Ribbon skirt now part of Anishinabek Police Service uniform

Ribbon skirt now part of Anishinabek Police Service uniform

Sgt. Karen Bell says APS is first police service in Ontario to incorporate traditional ribbon skirt into standard uniform
Sault tenant lives in fear after squatters take over building

Sault tenant lives in fear after squatters take over building

'I feel like I'm under siege,' says Steve Masters
Saultite charged over convoy event reacts to Pat King release

Saultite charged over convoy event reacts to Pat King release

Local man maintains King and Lich "political prisoners"
Northern municipalities to form catch-and-release working group

Northern municipalities to form catch-and-release working group

FONOM board decided to establish its catch-and-release working group last week following a presentation by Sault Ste. Marie Police Service Chief Hugh Stevenson
THE BIG READ: Finding Emma, a residential school victim who never came home

THE BIG READ: Finding Emma, a residential school victim who never came home

A little girl from Garden River First Nation vanished without a trace after being taken to a Thunder Bay residential school. More than a century later, a relative has finally pieced together her tragic story
Northern Ont. driving instructor says shortening G driver's test could be dangerous

Northern Ont. driving instructor says shortening G driver's test could be dangerous

'When something is important like that, can you rush it through?' asks Sault Ste. Marie's Mary Lewis
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 commerical expansion of drone technology expected to be completed before the end of this year