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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

Bonwick says he should have done more for disclosure, perception

Bonwick says he should have done more for disclosure, perception

Paul Bonwick's company was paid $750,000 in consulting fees by the contractor hired by the town to build two recreation facilities, while his sister was the mayor; his payment was never revealed to the public or to all of council
Here's the schedule of events for the new Art of Winter festival this weekend

Here's the schedule of events for the new Art of Winter festival this weekend

The new festival celebrates outdoor activities in winter and runs Friday, Jan. 24 to Sunday, Jan. 26
Three-wheeled bike fleet grows after success in Collingwood

Three-wheeled bike fleet grows after success in Collingwood

Simcoe Cycle Without Age has expanded to three county-run nursing homes after beginning in Collingwood and Penetanguishene this summer
There could be a new mural in town by next fall

There could be a new mural in town by next fall

The new mural will replace Heading Dockside, a mural on the Shipyards Medical Centre building that was removed due to rot in the wood panels
Find comfort in community at Collingwood gathering for victims of Iran plane crash

Find comfort in community at Collingwood gathering for victims of Iran plane crash

There will be an opportunity to gather in remembrance of those who died in the Jan. 8 plane crash at Red Scarf Equestrian on Jan. 19
'Any finding of misconduct is arbitrary and undeserved,' ex-deputy mayor tells inquiry

'Any finding of misconduct is arbitrary and undeserved,' ex-deputy mayor tells inquiry

Former deputy mayor Rick Lloyd responds to a letter from the inquiry notifying him of the potential for findings of misconduct against him in the commissioner's final report
Conservation authority preps for tree-planting season, and you can still get on the list

Conservation authority preps for tree-planting season, and you can still get on the list

The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority runs an annual tree-planting program offering grants to landowners wishing to add trees to their property
CCI takes both games for Hockey Day in Collingwood

CCI takes both games for Hockey Day in Collingwood

Collingwood's two high schools competed for bragging rights in a girls' and boys' hockey game on Wednesday night (Jan. 15)
Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame looking for nominations

Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame looking for nominations

Think there's an athlete from Collingwood whose name should be famous? Let the Collingwood Sports Hall of Fame know
Record-setting December sees $87M in home sales in the area

Record-setting December sees $87M in home sales in the area

The total number of homes sold in December was also up in 2019 over 2018, but not by the same margin.