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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

Memories of a moon landing: these people remember Armstrong's famous footsteps

Memories of a moon landing: these people remember Armstrong's famous footsteps

Where were you when Armstrong took his small steps?
Former Packet reporter recalls 'euphoria' of moon landing

Former Packet reporter recalls 'euphoria' of moon landing

Fifty years ago today, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon; 'This was such a big thing,' recalls reporter
Collingwood residents recall the moment astronauts landed on the moon

Collingwood residents recall the moment astronauts landed on the moon

Where were you when Armstrong took his small steps?
Bursary inspires student to learn about 'amazing person'

Bursary inspires student to learn about 'amazing person'

After receiving a scholarship named for Fay Spencley, a CCI graduate set out to learn more about her
Staff reveal concept plan for clubhouse at Fisher Fields

Staff reveal concept plan for clubhouse at Fisher Fields

The estimated cost of the building is in the $900,000 range
Developer wants to give excess, protected lands to non-profit conservancy

Developer wants to give excess, protected lands to non-profit conservancy

While attempting to donate the land, it was discovered there's a 1980s site plan agreement for a hotel still registered to the title
Bids for new generator at water treatment plant 40 per cent higher than estimate

Bids for new generator at water treatment plant 40 per cent higher than estimate

Old generator received costly repairs in 2015, replacement is considered 'critical' by staff
International jazz musicians use blues to tell uplifting tale of Underground Railroad

International jazz musicians use blues to tell uplifting tale of Underground Railroad

Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley will bring two unique performances to the Collingwood Summer Music Festival Aug. 1
Students take Green leader on tour of Collingwood

Students take Green leader on tour of Collingwood

'Canadian kids are fantastic,' said Elizabeth May, leader of the Green Party of Canada on her stop in Collingwood today
Monaco construction could start in August if approvals in place

Monaco construction could start in August if approvals in place

The Development and Operations Standing Committee supported the site plan control agreement, if council does too, staff can work on issuing building permits