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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

Taxpayer dollars put at risk in pay schedule that lacked common sense, inquiry hears

Taxpayer dollars put at risk in pay schedule that lacked common sense, inquiry hears

Ron Martin, the project manager for the construction project, said there were risk-management measures available but not used for the arena and pool projects
Council gets a sinking feeling about pool building

Council gets a sinking feeling about pool building

Town has spent more than $360K on unplanned repairs since 2016; Company 'assured us they knew what they were doing, when, clearly, they did not,' said town official
Girls soccer team celebrated at council meeting

Girls soccer team celebrated at council meeting

The Collingwood team is the first Canadian women's team to win the international competition
Senior suffers broken hip after weekend mugging in Collingwood

Senior suffers broken hip after weekend mugging in Collingwood

86-year-old woman required surgery for her broken hip and remains in hospital with the life-altering injury
Senior suffered broken hip after mugging in Collingwood, says niece

Senior suffered broken hip after mugging in Collingwood, says niece

86-year-old woman required surgery for her broken hip and remains in hospital with the life-altering injury
Senior suffers broken hip after weekend mugging on Market Lane

Senior suffers broken hip after weekend mugging on Market Lane

86-year-old woman required surgery for her broken hip and remains in hospital with the life-altering injury
Inquiry documents show former deputy mayor altering staff report for 'positive spin'

Inquiry documents show former deputy mayor altering staff report for 'positive spin'

Town Clerk Sara Almas took the witness stand September 12 to talk about the staff reports and conversations that led to arena and pool construction
Two incidents of racist slurs displayed in Collingwood over last four weeks

Two incidents of racist slurs displayed in Collingwood over last four weeks

In addition to graffiti last week, someone re-arranged the letters on a display sign to spell out a racist slur
Collingwood event runs through the rain like Terry Fox did

Collingwood event runs through the rain like Terry Fox did

Today, participants ran around Harbourview Park for the Collingwood Terry Fox Run
Collingwood Colts lose inaugural home-opener in front of sold-out crowd

Collingwood Colts lose inaugural home-opener in front of sold-out crowd

Other than the score, team owner David Steele said it was a great night with lots of community support