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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

ACCANO receives $170,000 grant from province for social integration programming

ACCANO receives $170,000 grant from province for social integration programming

New programming for families relocating to the Sault to include gatherings to discuss challenges for newcomers, water safety program
Sault College permanently closes childcare centre

Sault College permanently closes childcare centre

$2-million Early Learning Centre to close its doors after eating 'substantial' operating losses since opening nearly two years ago
Employee benefits for casino workers extended until end of August

Employee benefits for casino workers extended until end of August

United Steelworkers, Gateway Casinos hammer out agreement to extend benefits for employees in Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury and Thunder Bay throughout the summer
Bay Mills tribal member tests positive for COVID-19

Bay Mills tribal member tests positive for COVID-19

Tribal chairman says community could go back to tighter restrictions if high level of exposure identified
Court rules in favour of Robinson Huron Treaty beneficiaries

Court rules in favour of Robinson Huron Treaty beneficiaries

First Nations, Crown move on to third phase of lawsuit over lack of treaty payment increases
Court rules in favour of Robinson Huron Treaty beneficiaries

Court rules in favour of Robinson Huron Treaty beneficiaries

First Nations, Crown move on to third phase of lawsuit over lack of treaty payment increases
Police chief credits task force for reducing break-and-enters

Police chief credits task force for reducing break-and-enters

Break-ins to homes and businesses dropped during the last three weeks of May; uptick in compliance checks to become the new normal
Saultite joins call on government to reunite partners, family members separated by border

Saultite joins call on government to reunite partners, family members separated by border

Joyce McComiskey says her cross-border relationship with Sault Michigan resident doesn't cut it with border officials; e-petition calls on feds to loosen travel restrictions
Defunding police, body cameras unnecessary: Police chief

Defunding police, body cameras unnecessary: Police chief

Sault Ste. Marie Police Services Chief Hugh Stevenson points to Community Crisis Response Team, relationships with diverse communities as indicators of progress
Sault Police look to expand Community Crisis Response Team

Sault Police look to expand Community Crisis Response Team

Police chief says partnership with hospital working for crisis calls, but demand for addtional support is growing