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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

Baby Colts clinch playoff spot in inaugural season with shutout victory

Baby Colts clinch playoff spot in inaugural season with shutout victory

The Colts' Saturday game will be broadcast on CHCH TV
Colts clinch playoff spot and earn shutout victory this weekend

Colts clinch playoff spot and earn shutout victory this weekend

The Colts' Saturday game will be broadcast on CHCH TV
Ski day makes adapting to life in a wheelchair a wild ride

Ski day makes adapting to life in a wheelchair a wild ride

A former ski coach with a 20-year career has returned to the hill for the first time in a year and four months, thanks to adaptive equipment and an event hosted by Spinal Cord Injury Ontario
Staff propose year-extension for Blue Mountain-Collingwood transit link

Staff propose year-extension for Blue Mountain-Collingwood transit link

The service has been a success over five years, and staff suggest it to continue while the town completes an 'in-depth' study of the town and area's transit system
Value of home sales in region breaks record by $30 million

Value of home sales in region breaks record by $30 million

Home sales in South Georgian Bay area last months have realtors optimistic about 2020
Ski day makes adapting to life in a wheelchair a wild ride

Ski day makes adapting to life in a wheelchair a wild ride

A former ski coach with a 20-year career has returned to the hill for the first time in a year and four months, thanks to adaptive equipment and an event hosted by Spinal Cord Injury Ontario
Local pet food store asks you to show your heart for animal rescue

Local pet food store asks you to show your heart for animal rescue

Since 2016, a campaign by Global Pet Foods in Collingwood and Wasaga Beach has raised $4,000 for the Georgian Triangle Humane Society
Overnight ski/snowboard relay returns to Blue Mountain next weekend

Overnight ski/snowboard relay returns to Blue Mountain next weekend

24h ski/snowboard relay important source of funds for hospital/Special Olympics
Everyday is Winter Walk Day for the walking school bus

Everyday is Winter Walk Day for the walking school bus

The Walking School Bus includes about 10-15 kids who gather at a meeting place each morning and walk to school together with adult volunteers
Georgian College hopes to offer nursing degree program in Barrie

Georgian College hopes to offer nursing degree program in Barrie

The province announced a change today that will allow Ontario colleges to offer nursing degree programs independently