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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

Councillor voices opposition to parking lot in heritage district

Councillor voices opposition to parking lot in heritage district

A building at 174 St. Paul Street was torn down to make room for a parking lot to serve the Georgian Centre
Parkbridge could start site clean up this summer

Parkbridge could start site clean up this summer

Parkbridge is aiming to build its national headquarters in Collingwood at 70 Huron Street
Weekly outdoor concerts kick off with salsa band tonight

Weekly outdoor concerts kick off with salsa band tonight

Jazz and Blues Live at the Station returns for another year with concerts beginning tonight and every Wednesday to the end of August
New 'BTM' is a portal for trading in digital currency

New 'BTM' is a portal for trading in digital currency

In this What's Up Wednesday, a new machine in Collingwood will allow residents and visitors to buy and sell bitcoins on site
Canada's leading lady of music theatre brings new show to Collingwood

Canada's leading lady of music theatre brings new show to Collingwood

From Fantine to Toad and everything in between, Louise Pitre is bringing her songs and never-before-told stories to the Collingwood stage this week
Planning for asset management reveals shortfall in town savings

Planning for asset management reveals shortfall in town savings

As Collingwood staff prepare a policy and detailed plan for replacing town-owned assets, the treasurer points out there's not enough money saved
Napier Street sewer project comes in over budget

Napier Street sewer project comes in over budget

Staff asking for an extra $170,000 for project due to increased construction values
Street party celebrates Collingwood creativity

Street party celebrates Collingwood creativity

Collingwood Arts and Music Festival enters its 33rd year with a makeover and street party
Councillors get first glimpse at new policy governing asset management

Councillors get first glimpse at new policy governing asset management

This policy, mandated by the province, is meant to guide decisions made by council and staff for the replacement, purchase, and repair of town-owned assets from ball fields to skating arenas
GTHS celebrates 20 years in community and the power of the human-animal bond

GTHS celebrates 20 years in community and the power of the human-animal bond

The Georgian Triangle Humane Society is celebrating 20 years in the community this year