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Erika Engel

Erika Engel

Erika Engel regularly covers all things Collingwood as a journalist and the Community Editor for CollingwoodToday.ca

Recent Work by Erika

Grassroots Christmas box initiative puts call out for donations

Grassroots Christmas box initiative puts call out for donations

The program aims to give 40 boxes of food and gifts to families in need in the Collingwood and Wasaga Beach area this Christmas
Climate action team pushing county for smaller bins as waste reduction week approaches

Climate action team pushing county for smaller bins as waste reduction week approaches

Collingwood Climate Action Team launches petition suggesting large garbage bins will do nothing for waste reduction
31 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka Friday, one in Collingwood

31 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka Friday, one in Collingwood

There are 16 unvaccinated and 15 fully vaccinated individuals included in today's new cases
Ontario reports 496 new COVID cases Friday

Ontario reports 496 new COVID cases Friday

The latest updates noted 542 recoveries and two deaths
23 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka Thursday, one in Collingwood

23 new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka Thursday, one in Collingwood

One new case in Wasaga beach also included in today's update
Vaccines required for sport coaches/volunteers in Simcoe-Muskoka starting Nov. 25

Vaccines required for sport coaches/volunteers in Simcoe-Muskoka starting Nov. 25

The new order, issued by Simcoe-Muskoka region's medical officer of health, is in addition to the provincial requirement for spectators to show proof of vaccination
<b>LETTER:</b> Collingwood homeowner asks county to re-think garbage carts

LETTER: Collingwood homeowner asks county to re-think garbage carts

'This is a bureaucratic, inadequately-studied, industrial-sized solution for an urban problem,' writes Paulette Dennis
Ontario reports 417 new COVID cases Thursday

Ontario reports 417 new COVID cases Thursday

The latest updates noted 528 recoveries and three deaths
Gardner will make vaccines mandatory for youth sport coaches

Gardner will make vaccines mandatory for youth sport coaches

Local medical officer of health plans to issue letter this week requiring proof of vaccination for any coach, ref or volunteer in youth sports and recreation not taking place at school
Demolition of Sunset Park playground began today <b>(6 PHOTOS)</b>

Demolition of Sunset Park playground began today (6 PHOTOS)

The area has been redesigned with several play structures, gardens and seating areas expected to be complete in the spring