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Erika Engel

Erika Engel

Erika Engel regularly covers all things Collingwood as a journalist and the Community Editor for CollingwoodToday.ca

Recent Work by Erika

Council waiting for legal opinion on tree-cutting request from Blue Fairway developer

Council waiting for legal opinion on tree-cutting request from Blue Fairway developer

Several residents from surrounding neighbourhoods are opposed to a fast-tracked tree-cutting permit for the 7-hectare property in Cranberry
36 new COVID cases in region today, none in Innisfil

36 new COVID cases in region today, none in Innisfil

There are currently 522 active, lab-confirmed cases in the region, most of which are in Simcoe County.
Health unit reports 1 death in Bradford today, 6 new cases

Health unit reports 1 death in Bradford today, 6 new cases

Bradford has hit 1,000 cumulative cases since the start of the pandemic
Barrie residents make up half of today's new COVID cases in the region

Barrie residents make up half of today's new COVID cases in the region

There are also 182 cases in Simcoe-Muskoka that have tested positive for the B.1.1.7 UK variant, an increase of eight since last report
Health unit reports 36 new COVID cases in region, outbreak at Tudhope Manor

Health unit reports 36 new COVID cases in region, outbreak at Tudhope Manor

There were no new cases reported in Orillia today, but there are two new cases in Oro-Medonte Township
No local residents among 36 new COVID-19 cases reported in region today

No local residents among 36 new COVID-19 cases reported in region today

There are currently 522 active, lab-confirmed cases in the region, most of which are in Simcoe County.
36 new COVID cases in region today, none in Collingwood

36 new COVID cases in region today, none in Collingwood

Two cases previously reported in the local apartment building outbreak have been confirmed as the B.1.1.7 (UK) variant strain
Ontario reports 1,138 new COVID cases Thursday

Ontario reports 1,138 new COVID cases Thursday

Today's update includes 23 deaths, 49 new hospitalizations, and 1,094 recoveries
Ontario reports 1,138 new COVID cases Thursday

Ontario reports 1,138 new COVID cases Thursday

Today's update includes 23 deaths, 49 new hospitalizations, and 1,094 recoveries
Town enlists clout of national group to lobby government for hate speech changes

Town enlists clout of national group to lobby government for hate speech changes

Collingwood staff and council hope the Federation of Canadian Municipalities will help push the government to include symbols in hate speech laws allowing the town an option to remove Confederate flags visible from private property