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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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erika@collingwoodtoday.ca

Recent Work by Erika

MPP Saunderson announces funding for new Wasaga Public School

MPP Saunderson announces funding for new Wasaga Public School

The project was approved by Ministry of Education in 2018, but school board has been waiting on province to give approval to proceed with construction
Collingwood man charged with murder was Brampton fire captain

Collingwood man charged with murder was Brampton fire captain

The City of Brampton confirmed James Schwalm has since been fired for cause, he is accused of killing his wife
Collingwood celebrates stories of Black settlers this month

Collingwood celebrates stories of Black settlers this month

Collingwood's first town crier was a Black man who rang the bell and spread local news in the 1860s
'Organized crime': scammers steal homes from Collingwood seniors

'Organized crime': scammers steal homes from Collingwood seniors

'Most of these frauds now, they are so elaborate. They involve groups of people because they’re making large amounts of money in these scams,' says Collingwood OPP detective
County will start filling 54 empty Sunset Manor beds next week

County will start filling 54 empty Sunset Manor beds next week

County also ordered to pay $19,800 in penalties for ongoing non-compliance in the home
Lesson on Inuit beauty more than skin-deep

Lesson on Inuit beauty more than skin-deep

Local resident Muckpaloo Ipeelie delivered a class on Inuit beauty and culture to a Grade 9 class last week
UPDATE: Province lifts admissions ban for Sunset Manor

UPDATE: Province lifts admissions ban for Sunset Manor

A letter posted by the Ministry of Long-Term Care on Jan. 25 states the home can resume new admissions immediately
No charges for police in Owen Sound man's overdose death: SIU

No charges for police in Owen Sound man's overdose death: SIU

A 57-year-old man died 20 minutes after leaving police custody
Man with Collingwood ties helped 2,000 refugees leave Ukraine

Man with Collingwood ties helped 2,000 refugees leave Ukraine

Ryan Little, whose parents live in Collingwood, has been taking goods into and people out of Ukraine since Russia invaded nearly a year ago
'Project Zero' works to prevent all CO deaths, injuries

'Project Zero' works to prevent all CO deaths, injuries

Enbridge donated 240 CO/smoke alarms to the Collingwood Fire Department to be distributed throughout the community