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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

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
Tenant 'under siege': Squatters claim Sault apartment building

Tenant 'under siege': Squatters claim Sault apartment building

'I walked out my door the other night, and the hallway was soaking wet with urine and vomit,' not to mention the human feces found in the building’s front entrance
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 Ontario Business Awards return to the Sault

Northern Ontario Business Awards return to the Sault

Awards to be handed out Sept. 26 at Quattro Hotel and Conference Centre
'Nothing else to cut': Conservation authority axes environmental program for kids

'Nothing else to cut': Conservation authority axes environmental program for kids

Conservation authorities in Ontario told to shutter programs in wake of provincial funding cuts
Ontario First Nation chiefs vote to assert jurisdiction over cannabis operations

Ontario First Nation chiefs vote to assert jurisdiction over cannabis operations

Locally, Nipissing First Nation has set June 18 for its own cannabis law to come into effect
<b>ONTARIO:</b>  First Nation chiefs vote to assert jurisdiction over cannabis operations

ONTARIO: First Nation chiefs vote to assert jurisdiction over cannabis operations

Cannabis resolution passed during All Ontario Chiefs Conference in Sault Ste. Marie Thursday
Film crew hoses down Sault Street with fake snow for Hallmark movie <b>(8 photos)</b>

Film crew hoses down Sault Street with fake snow for Hallmark movie (8 photos)

Executive producer of The House of Wooden Santas wants to recreate Maine in the winter; Bondar Pavilion up next for winterizing
Tariffs hit northern Ontario business with layoffs

Tariffs hit northern Ontario business with layoffs

'The implementation of a tariff has created an unsustainable market to serve our U.S. customers'
Catholic school board trying to reconcile church's ties to residential school (3 photos)

Catholic school board trying to reconcile church's ties to residential school (3 photos)

Residential school survivor talks abuse, healing with Catholic educators following Pope's refusal to apologize