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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

Pre-trial continues for ex-boyfriend of abducted Elnaz Hajtamiri

Pre-trial continues for ex-boyfriend of abducted Elnaz Hajtamiri

Hajtamiri was abducted from a Wasaga Beach home on Jan. 12, 2022, and she hasn't been seen or heard from since, her ex-boyfriend has been charged with first-degree murder
Collingwood Music Festival announces summer lineup

Collingwood Music Festival announces summer lineup

Artistic Director Daniel Vnukowski is debuting one of his own new projects at the festival, and has a list of world-class acts signed on for the summer event
Collingwood Blues win conference, head to championship series

Collingwood Blues win conference, head to championship series

The Collingwood Blues have again won the west conference championship banner and will be playing in the Ontario Junior Hockey League championship series starting next weekend
Lighthouse sculptures will be installed downtown next month

Lighthouse sculptures will be installed downtown next month

Sculptures are ready for installation, but the foundation will take about a month to cure before the towers are added
Celestial spectacle eclipsed by cloud cover in Collingwood

Celestial spectacle eclipsed by cloud cover in Collingwood

An overcast sky blocked out the solar eclipse for viewers in Collingwood, but that didn't stop small crowds from trying to catch a peak
Here are some livestream links for today's eclipse

Here are some livestream links for today's eclipse

NASA will be showing the celestial event, and if you want something closer to home you can watch the Tillsonburg view
Beaver Valley writer publishes second fairy tale

Beaver Valley writer publishes second fairy tale

'I think a lot of children grow up very quickly today, and I thought this was just a little happy place where they could stay ... and enjoy it,' says Mari Sherkin, author of Fairy Day Games and A Fairy On My Sleeve
CF-18s flyover Collingwood marking 100th anniversary of RCAF

CF-18s flyover Collingwood marking 100th anniversary of RCAF

Defence minister and other dignitaries attended private Centennial Homecoming Dinner at Blue Mountain resort in the evening
Habitat South Georgian Bay officially merges with Huronia chapter

Habitat South Georgian Bay officially merges with Huronia chapter

Habitat Huronia stepped in to run the Collingwood-area operations after a volunteer walk-out shut down the ReStore for a day in October, 2023
Collingwood man accused of murdering wife will go to trial

Collingwood man accused of murdering wife will go to trial

James Schwalm appeared in a Collingwood courtroom today to waive his right to a preliminary hearing and proceed to Superior Court
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