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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

Cannabis Jack's looking at summer opening

Cannabis Jack's looking at summer opening

Company still hiring employees for Great Northern Road pot shop
Local Sikh community partners with Khalsa Aid to address food insecurity

Local Sikh community partners with Khalsa Aid to address food insecurity

Algoma Sikh Association distributing food to students, seniors and the vulnerable during COVID-19 crisis with help from non-profit international relief organization
Sault police study finds more people with multiple charges being released

Sault police study finds more people with multiple charges being released

One person arrested 22 times, released 14 times since December
<b>COVID-19:</b> Here's the situation in the Sault today

COVID-19: Here's the situation in the Sault today

Military reports deplorable conditions in Ontario long-term care homes; latest COVID-19 testing numbers from Algoma Public Health
Cannabis retail company eyeing up the Sault as part of province-wide expansion

Cannabis retail company eyeing up the Sault as part of province-wide expansion

Sessions Cannabis to open retail weed store at the corner of Second Line West and Farwell Terrace as early as this summer, pending green light from AGCO
Cannabis retail company eyeing up the Sault as part of province-wide expansion

Cannabis retail company eyeing up the Sault as part of province-wide expansion

Sessions Cannabis to open retail weed store at the corner of Second Line West and Farwell Terrace as early as this summer, pending green light from AGCO
Golf season officially tees off in the Sault <b>(6 photos)</b>

Golf season officially tees off in the Sault (6 photos)

Courses open across Ontario with COVID-19 safety guidelines in place
Feds increase funding for homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic

Feds increase funding for homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic

Social services, friendship centre receive more than $800,000 for shelter, quarantine spaces
Google celebrates historic Group of Seven milestone with virtual tour

Google celebrates historic Group of Seven milestone with virtual tour

Group of Seven staged its first formal exhibition at the Art Gallery of Toronto 100 years ago
Patrol officers deployed day and night to curb business break-ins, task force says

Patrol officers deployed day and night to curb business break-ins, task force says

Sault Ste. Marie Police Service coordinates efforts to curb commercial break-and-enters during COVID-19 pandemic