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James Hopkin

James Hopkin

James worked as a video journalist for CTV Northern Ontario in Sault Ste. Marie, APTN National News in Halifax and CBC News in Saskatoon prior to joining SooToday in 2017.
He has worked on television, radio, print and digital news platforms at different points in his career.
Born and raised on Manitoulin Island, James is a proud member of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory.

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Recent Work by James

$10B Robinson Huron Treaty settlement paid in full — and accruing $1.3M in daily interest

$10B Robinson Huron Treaty settlement paid in full — and accruing $1.3M in daily interest

Litigation team for treaty annuities claim warns against leaking sensitive information after First Nations post confidential details of disbursement process to social media
BEYOND LOCAL: $10B Treaty settlement paid in full — and accruing $1.3M daily interest

BEYOND LOCAL: $10B Treaty settlement paid in full — and accruing $1.3M daily interest

Litigation team for treaty annuities claim warns against leaking sensitive information after First Nations post confidential details of disbursement process to social media
BEYOND LOCAL: 'Our reputation has been harmed' - Gen7 Fuel alleges harassment by KPMG

BEYOND LOCAL: 'Our reputation has been harmed' - Gen7 Fuel alleges harassment by KPMG

Discount chain of First Nations gas stations claims court-appointed monitor overseeing restructuring of former fuel supplier is engaging in 'deliberate campaign' to get banks to close its accounts and freeze company assets
Sault lawsuit accuses Ferrari’s companies of stiffing contractor

Sault lawsuit accuses Ferrari’s companies of stiffing contractor

Italo Ferrari and Trout Creek Senior Living made local headlines last week after it was revealed the seniors' home was for sale to recoup unpaid property taxes — in Sault Ste. Marie, a group of companies with ties to Ferrari are named in a $162K civil suit for unpaid work
'A gathering of our nations': Little NHL celebrates 50 years

'A gathering of our nations': Little NHL celebrates 50 years

The March break tradition has grown from humble beginnings into the largest hockey tournament for First Nations youth in Ontario
Non-Indigenous businessman behind Gen7 Fuel has assets frozen by court

Non-Indigenous businessman behind Gen7 Fuel has assets frozen by court

Gen7 Fuel now operates five gas stations in First Nations across Ontario — including Nipissing First Nation outside of North Bay
Surviving the game: Ted Nolan tackles racism in hockey memoir

Surviving the game: Ted Nolan tackles racism in hockey memoir

Former NHL coach of the year from Garden River First Nation opens up about a hockey career dogged by racism in his book, Life in Two Worlds
Sault police board declares intimate partner violence an epidemic

Sault police board declares intimate partner violence an epidemic

The Sault Ste. Marie Police Services Board will integrate the intimate partner violence declaration made at its city council into its community safety and well-being plan a little more than one week after the horrific mass murder-suicide that claimed the lives of five people in the city
LaForme abruptly resigns role in Robinson Huron Litigation Fund

LaForme abruptly resigns role in Robinson Huron Litigation Fund

Retired judge was chosen in April to lead consultations with Robinson Huron Treaty communities about proposed annuities settlement; scathing resignation letter cites 'appalling behaviour' of others 'utterly inconsistent with Anishinaabe protocol and tradition'
Robinson Huron Treaty gathering comes to a close in Sault Ste. Marie

Robinson Huron Treaty gathering comes to a close in Sault Ste. Marie

Treaty renewal cermony held to reaffirm nation-to-nation relationship on the heels of historic $10-billion settlement over unpaid treaty annuities
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