He attended Port Credit Secondary School in Mississauga, Ontario. After graduating from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in political science and from Ryerson University with a Bachelor of Applied Arts in journalism, Adhopia joined the CBC in 1995 where he reported from Toronto, Ontario. He later moved on to Iqaluit.
A report from Prince George, British Columbia about the doctor shortage won him a Jack Webster Award in 2001. In addition, he was awarded Radio and Television News Directors Association Awards in 2004 for his reports on flooding in British Columbia and in 2008 for his coverage of the Newfoundland Breast Cancer Scandal.
In 2009, Adhopia was presented the Canadian Association of Journalists award for faith and spirituality along with fellow CBC journalists including Curt Petrovich and Frank Koller for their work on CBC Radio's Where is God Today?.
He worked as a reporter in CBC's Vancouver radio newsroom before moving to Newfoundland and Labrador.
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