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Erika Engel

Erika Engel

Erika Engel regularly covers all things Collingwood as a journalist and the editor of CollingwoodToday.ca

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Recent Work by Erika

Collingwood man charged with murder was Brampton fire captain

Collingwood man charged with murder was Brampton fire captain

The City of Brampton confirmed James Schwalm has since been fired for cause, he is accused of killing his wife
Victims across Ontario losing their homes in mortgage scam

Victims across Ontario losing their homes in mortgage scam

Multi-layered mortgage fraud often starts with home renovations, with victims believing they are signing service contracts, OPP detective says
Lesson on Inuit beauty more than skin-deep for Inuk woman

Lesson on Inuit beauty more than skin-deep for Inuk woman

Muckpaloo Ipeelie delivered a lesson on Inuit beauty and culture to a Grade 9 Collingwood class last week
County will start filling 54 empty Sunset Manor beds next week

County will start filling 54 empty Sunset Manor beds next week

County also ordered to pay $19,800 in penalties for ongoing non-compliance in the home
Province lifts admissions ban for Sunset Manor

Province lifts admissions ban for Sunset Manor

A letter posted by the Ministry of Long-Term Care on Jan. 25 states the home can resume new admissions immediately
One 'do-it-yourselfer' helps 2,000 Ukrainian refugees find safe place

One 'do-it-yourselfer' helps 2,000 Ukrainian refugees find safe place

Ryan Little, whose parents live in Collingwood, has been taking goods into and people out of Ukraine since Russia invaded nearly a year ago
Veteran police inspector 'disturbed' by Wasaga abduction case

Veteran police inspector 'disturbed' by Wasaga abduction case

'That she would be attacked in her underground carpark, and then [three] weeks later is kidnapped from another location ... yes, that is disturbing,' said OPP Det. Insp. Martin Graham, who is overseeing the investigation into the abduction of Elnaz Hajtamiri
Mother of abducted woman longs to hug her daughter again

Mother of abducted woman longs to hug her daughter again

'We are perpetually living in a limbo of emotions,' said the mother of Elnaz Hajtamiri, who was abducted a year ago from a home in Wasaga Beach and hasn't been seen or heard from since
Police announce $100K reward for help locating Elnaz Hajtamiri

Police announce $100K reward for help locating Elnaz Hajtamiri

'A female not involved in crime is literally pluckedĀ out of a house with violence, and nothing's been seen or heard from her in one calendar year, that is incredibly rare and disturbing,' said OPP Det. Insp. Martin Graham
COLUMN: Who knew the Christmas tree needed a girdle?

COLUMN: Who knew the Christmas tree needed a girdle?

Where there's a will, duct tape, a welcome mat, and some wood slats, there's a way