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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

Introducing Collingwood's 2019 Christmas tree ...

Introducing Collingwood's 2019 Christmas tree ...

The tree was born and raised in Collingwood
Thievery, physical threats: Collingwood's cenotaph had a controversial journey to its final home

Thievery, physical threats: Collingwood's cenotaph had a controversial journey to its final home

At one point, the mayor grabbed an inkpot and an alderman picked up a water pitcher and there was the very real threat of physical battle in the council chambers
Home sales break October record by $30 million

Home sales break October record by $30 million

An increase in listings has led to growth in home sales for the region
Collingwood remembers today as crowd packs museum grounds for cenotaph service <b>(35 photos)</b>

Collingwood remembers today as crowd packs museum grounds for cenotaph service (35 photos)

A photo gallery from today's Remembrance Day service at the Collingwood cenotaph
Humanity of heroes marks gallery exhibit for Remembrance Week

Humanity of heroes marks gallery exhibit for Remembrance Week

First responders and military personnel reveal the human emotions behind their Steel Spirits in a gallery exhibit at the Simcoe Street Theatre
Change is inevitable, but you can help design it, says Collingwood Climate Action Team

Change is inevitable, but you can help design it, says Collingwood Climate Action Team

The newly formed group is working on ways members of the community can make changes and take action in their life toward environmental sustainability
Band hopes to 'tap into memories' for a shared experience in tribute to Tragically Hip

Band hopes to 'tap into memories' for a shared experience in tribute to Tragically Hip

Grace, 2 performs a tribute to the Tragically Hip on the Gayety stage in Collingwood on November 23
Change is inevitable, but you can help design it, says Collingwood Climate Action Team

Change is inevitable, but you can help design it, says Collingwood Climate Action Team

The newly formed group is working on ways members of the community can make changes and take action in their life toward environmental sustainability
Creatives, take courage, and learn the art of resilience at this event

Creatives, take courage, and learn the art of resilience at this event

The sixth-annual Collingwood Creative Symposium hits Simcoe Streat Theatre next week
Mark Remembrance Day at the cenotaph, as Legion hosts service

Mark Remembrance Day at the cenotaph, as Legion hosts service

Here are the details for Collingwood's Remembrance Day cenotaph service on Monday, Nov. 11