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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

Update: Runaway reindeer tranquilized and captured in Collingwood

Update: Runaway reindeer tranquilized and captured in Collingwood

The search is still on thanks to several residents reporting sightings to the OPP.
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Runaway reindeer remains at-large in Collingwood (Update: Captured)

ONTARIO: Runaway reindeer remains at-large in Collingwood (Update: Captured)

It bolted prior to Christmas celebrations planned for Saturday night
An escaped reindeer is roaming Collingwood <b>(Update: Captured)</b>

An escaped reindeer is roaming Collingwood (Update: Captured)

If you see the reindeer, report it to the police
Runaway reindeer still at-large in Collingwood <b> (UPDATE: Animal found, tranquilized)</b>

Runaway reindeer still at-large in Collingwood (UPDATE: Animal found, tranquilized)

The search is still on thanks to several residents reporting sightings to the OPP
A reindeer escaped and is currently roaming Collingwood

A reindeer escaped and is currently roaming Collingwood

If you see the reindeer, report it to the police.
Enjoy these photos from tonight's Santa Claus Parade (43 photos)

Enjoy these photos from tonight's Santa Claus Parade (43 photos)

Santa Claus has arrived on a two-horse open sleigh.
Santa Claus is running through town

Santa Claus is running through town

Your vision is fine... there really were 1,000 Santa's running down Collingwood streets this morning.
Blue Mountain making snow, Horseshoe opens today

Blue Mountain making snow, Horseshoe opens today

Blue Mountain hasn't set an opening date yet but 24-hour snowmaking shifts start this weekend.
There's still time to pack and deliver a Christmas shoebox

There's still time to pack and deliver a Christmas shoebox

This weekend is your last chance to hand in an Operation Christmas Child Shoebox donation.
UPDATE: Suspect arrested for vehicle thefts this morning

UPDATE: Suspect arrested for vehicle thefts this morning

Footprints in the snow indicate the suspect entered or tried to enter several vehicles in the neighbourhood.