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Erika Engel

Erika Engel

Erika Engel graduated top of her class in print journalism at Sheridan College. She worked as an intern at The Hamilton Spectator, and Hamilton News. She was hired as a reporter for the local Metroland group and wrote mostly for the Meaford Express and Thornbury Courier-Herald. Later she became the editor of the Collingwood Connection and the Wasaga/Stayner Sun. She took a year off from newspapers and is excited to be back in journalism doing what she loves — telling people’s stories.

Recent Work by Erika

Local teachers on picket line feeling the support from public

Local teachers on picket line feeling the support from public

'There’s more we’re out here fighting for today than just wages,' said local OSSTF branch president Chris Young from the picket line in front of CCI today
'Staff shaken up' after car goes through Collingwood storefront

'Staff shaken up' after car goes through Collingwood storefront

The car went through the window in the cash register area
'I'm living a dream,' says Collingwood's homeless shelter supervisor

'I'm living a dream,' says Collingwood's homeless shelter supervisor

Collingwood's Out of the Cold homeless shelter opened Monday evening for the first time
'Staff shaken up' after car goes through storefront

'Staff shaken up' after car goes through storefront

The car went through the window in the cash register area
'Experienced public servants should have known better,' CAO tells inquiry

'Experienced public servants should have known better,' CAO tells inquiry

Collingwood CAO Fareed Amin, said he expects the recommendations coming from the Collingwood Judicial Inquiry will have a 'significant' impact on small Ontario municipalities
Woman airlifted to Toronto hospital after Collingwood apartment fire

Woman airlifted to Toronto hospital after Collingwood apartment fire

Firefighters pulled an unconscious woman from a burning unit at the Georgian Gables apartment building this morning
UPDATE: Apartment fire sends one to hospital

UPDATE: Apartment fire sends one to hospital

Firefighters pulled an unconscious woman from a burning unit at the Georgian Gables apartment building this morning
Lobbying can be useful if controlled, inquiry hears

Lobbying can be useful if controlled, inquiry hears

Lobbying is potentially helpful, but should be carefully controlled, according to an often-referenced report by a former judicial inquiry commissioner.
'I'm living a dream,' says Collingwood's homeless shelter supervisor

'I'm living a dream,' says Collingwood's homeless shelter supervisor

Collingwood's Out of the Cold homeless shelter opens this evening for the first time
Purchasing with public funds takes robust policy, clear communication, inquiry hears

Purchasing with public funds takes robust policy, clear communication, inquiry hears

A panel of experts on procurement shared their experience and expertise on purchasing with public funds at Collingwood's Judicial Inquiry hearings on Friday (November 29)