James Hopkin

CBC Saskatoon reporter

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Toddler falls into septic tank at Maple Creek, Sask., visitor centre

A Calgary family are concerned for their daughter’s health after the 21-month-old fell into a septic tank at a tourist information centre in Maple Creek, Sask., last Thursday.

Siera Bearchell crowned Miss Universe Canada

Siera Bearchell was feeling a mix of excitement and relief after being crowned Miss Universe Canada in Toronto over the weekend.

Saskatoon tribute act set to celebrate music of 'The Hip'

Rob McCarthy is still in shock over the news that Gord Downie, vocalist for The Tragically Hip, has been battling terminal brain cancer.

Saskatoon man starts GoFundMe campaign for fully accessible resort

Jason Stanoffsky wants his resort in Emma Lake, Sask. to be accessible to those with mobility issues, and he wants the public’s help.

Canadians donate over 1,000 dresses for Fort McMurray grads

Beverly Proulx Bentley of Saskatoon is doing her part to ensure that Fort McMurray evacuees have attire for the prom. And if there are some items left over, they will benefit others.

Saskatoon to test its emergency messaging system

In light of the wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alta., the City of Saskatoon’s Emergency Measures Organization is testing its notifynow emergency messaging system Thursday evening.

City of Saskatoon going wireless at many public facilities

A number of City of Saskatoon public facilities - including leisure centres, outdoor pools and arenas - will now have free WiFi connectivity.

Jackrabbits relocating to Saskatoon in droves, says expert

Amanda Bullin, an interpreter with the Meewasin Valley Authority, has noticed a growing trend around Saskatoon these days. Jackrabbits. And lots of them, everywhere from the industrial areas of Saskatoon to the city’s downtown core.

Saskatoon piano teacher dies in Kelowna triathlon

A well-known piano instructor from Saskatoon is believed to have died while participating in a triathlon over the weekend.

Blind advocate, comedian Mike Simmonds leaves behind legacy of 'caring deeply'

The last time Gerry Nelson, an employee with the Canadian National Institute For The Blind, spoke with Saskatoon’s Mike Simmonds was a couple of weeks ago.