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Maddie Johnson

Maddie Johnson

Maddie Johnson is an early career journalist working in financial, small business, adventure and lifestyle reporting. She studied Journalism at the University of King's College, and worked in Halifax, Malta and Costa Rica before settling in Collingwood

Recent Work by Maddie

Suds and a shave: new barbershop working toward liquor licence

Suds and a shave: new barbershop working toward liquor licence

'I said, if we’re going to do this, I want to have fun everyday,' said one of the founders of Mountain Men's barbershop, one of Collingwood's newest businesses
No dinner, no golf, but still a donation: golf club supports nursing home

No dinner, no golf, but still a donation: golf club supports nursing home

Georgian Bay Club Foundation cancelled its annual charity tournament, but members still contributed donations, which produced $12,500 for Sunset Manor
Local fashion designer unveils clothing line designed in quarantine

Local fashion designer unveils clothing line designed in quarantine

The 'Too Cool for TV' collection was inspired by the 'snowboarding street style' that Michelle Bylow fell in love with when she moved to Collingwood
From watering hole to artist's water cooler – Simcoe Street lives again

From watering hole to artist's water cooler – Simcoe Street lives again

In its early days, the street was a famous watering hole for shipbuilders, then it fell into disrepair before it was adopted and revitalized by area artists
'Passionate' member of Watershed Trust will be 'forever missed'

'Passionate' member of Watershed Trust will be 'forever missed'

Don Kerr, a former Order of Collingwood recipient, spent the last two decades dedicated to the preservation of the local watershed and shoreline. He died on August 31
Fashion designer unveils clothing line designed amid quarantine

Fashion designer unveils clothing line designed amid quarantine

The 'Too Cool for TV' collection was inspired by the 'snowboarding street style' that Michelle Bylow fell in love with when she moved to Collingwood
Local fashion designer releases clothing line designed amid quarantine

Local fashion designer releases clothing line designed amid quarantine

The 'Too Cool for TV' collection was inspired by the 'snowboarding street style' that Orillia native Michelle Bylow fell in love with when she moved to Collingwood
Local fashion designer unveils clothing line designed in quarantine

Local fashion designer unveils clothing line designed in quarantine

The 'Too Cool for TV' collection was inspired by the 'snowboarding street style' that Michelle Bylow fell in love with when she moved to Collingwood
Buy a cookie, smile and support local hospital, animal shelter

Buy a cookie, smile and support local hospital, animal shelter

Smile Cookies sold at local Tim Hortons next week will aid Georgian Triangle Humane Society and Collingwood General and Marine Hospital Foundation
Ushering in new fitness goals led to body and business expansion

Ushering in new fitness goals led to body and business expansion

Brandon Usher started a fitness training business in his parents' garage and will open his own brick-and-mortar location this fall