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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

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
Shingwauk survivors group await results from unmarked burial search

Shingwauk survivors group await results from unmarked burial search

Ground-penetrating radar used at former Shingwauk site in September
Métis Nation of Ontario calls for land claims process that could impact Sault Ste. Marie <b>(3 photos)</b>

Métis Nation of Ontario calls for land claims process that could impact Sault Ste. Marie (3 photos)

Letter signed in Sault Ste. Marie Thursday to be sent to feds, province calling for process to settle outstanding land claims
Downtown homeowner in Sault Ste. Marie sounds off on garbage, drug activity in her neighbourhood <b>(6 photos)</b>

Downtown homeowner in Sault Ste. Marie sounds off on garbage, drug activity in her neighbourhood (6 photos)

Retiree at her wits end with garbage-infested property, syringes in nearby laneway. Forces municipality to take action.
Anishinaabe author details 'life force energy' of residential school survivors in latest book

Anishinaabe author details 'life force energy' of residential school survivors in latest book

Dr. Theresa Turmel interviewed more than a dozen survivors for her 2020 book, Mnidoo Bemaasing Bemaadiziwin: Reclaiming, Reconnecting, and Demystifying Resiliency as Life Force Energy for Residential School Survivors
Moose dies after swimming through Sault canal, Parks Canada confirms

Moose dies after swimming through Sault canal, Parks Canada confirms

Moose swam to island, died after re-entering St. Marys River
Couple separated by COVID-19 to reunite for 75th wedding anniversary <b>(2 photos)</b>

Couple separated by COVID-19 to reunite for 75th wedding anniversary (2 photos)

Dorothy and Robert Bonell haven't seen each other in nine months, but a special in-person visit at F.J. Davey Home has been arranged for the pair's diamond anniversary
Sault unions call on Romano to secure long-term funding for Laurentian U

Sault unions call on Romano to secure long-term funding for Laurentian U

Sault Ste. Marie and District Labour Council president says there should be sustainable funding for all of Ontario's universities
More funding needed for recreation therapy in LTC homes: Therapeutic Recreation Ontario

More funding needed for recreation therapy in LTC homes: Therapeutic Recreation Ontario

Association wants same recognition for recreation therapists as personal support workers, nurses