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Maddie Johnson

Maddie Johnson

Maddie Johnson is an early career journalist working in financial, small business, adventure and lifestyle reporting. She studied Journalism at the University of King's College, and worked in Halifax, Malta and Costa Rica before settling in Collingwood

Recent Work by Maddie

Necessity grows the shared space economy in Collingwood

Necessity grows the shared space economy in Collingwood

In the case of two retail shops in Collingwood, two conundrums made one solution
Inspired by Terry Fox, two-time Paralympian skates Blue Mountain loop 23 times

Inspired by Terry Fox, two-time Paralympian skates Blue Mountain loop 23 times

Captain of Canada's national sledge hockey team lost his leg to cancer similar to Terry's and was motivated to complete a feat of endurance to support the Terry Fox Foundation
Two-time Paralympian skates Blue Mountain loop 23 times inspired by Terry Fox

Two-time Paralympian skates Blue Mountain loop 23 times inspired by Terry Fox

The captain of Canada's national sledge hockey team lost his leg to cancer similar to Terry's and was motivated to complete a feat of endurance to support the Terry Fox Foundation
Two become one – in life and on canvas – to create Kiam Studio

Two become one – in life and on canvas – to create Kiam Studio

A Collingwood-based couple has joined in marriage and in art for their commissioned work that comes from a partnership that began in their youth
Seemingly impromptu sleigh rides made for fond childhood memories

Seemingly impromptu sleigh rides made for fond childhood memories

A photo from decades ago shared in a local online group brought back many memories of winter nights on a sleigh captained by the former mayor and local teacher, Harry Bell
Comfort (food) and joy on the menu at Collingwood's newest doughnut shop

Comfort (food) and joy on the menu at Collingwood's newest doughnut shop

'I just honestly think doughnuts and ice cream are a nice treat, and people want to have a nice treat,' said the owner of the new and very popular Nicky's Doughnuts and Ice Cream in downtown Collingwood
New craft beer brewers putting their thirst for adventure into a can

New craft beer brewers putting their thirst for adventure into a can

Rally Beer Co. was founded to inspire people to get outside, get moving, celebrate their wins, and have some fun
No jobs? No sweat for founders of No Salt

No jobs? No sweat for founders of No Salt

Two friends, one from Collingwood and one from Peterborough, graduated college and went straight to entrepreneurship starting their own production company to put their education into practice
New craft beer brewers putting thirst for adventure into a can

New craft beer brewers putting thirst for adventure into a can

Collingwood's Rally Beer Co. was founded to inspire people to get outside, get moving, celebrate their wins, and have some fun
Collingwood's Romanesque town hall used to sing a different tune

Collingwood's Romanesque town hall used to sing a different tune

The town hall building was built to be iconic, but not originally as the seat of municipal government