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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

Coffee and cannoli served roadside from converted 70s Winnebago

Coffee and cannoli served roadside from converted 70s Winnebago

Collingwood Coffee Co. is a hot topic in town as a newcomer to the cafe scene
Collingwood teen rises to high standards at top circus school

Collingwood teen rises to high standards at top circus school

Collingwood's Clara Alex jumped through hoops to earn her dream spot at one of the world's best circus schools
Track3 marks 50 years of empowering youth with disabilities

Track3 marks 50 years of empowering youth with disabilities

Track3 was started by doctors in 1972 on the local ski hills and has grown to offer adaptive snow sports on multiple ski hills in the province
Young Professionals hitting the slopes for better healthcare

Young Professionals hitting the slopes for better healthcare

Retro-themed ski day will raise funds for MRI machine for Collingwood General and Marine Hospital
Local woman named Alpine Ontario volunteer of the year

Local woman named Alpine Ontario volunteer of the year

Kris Baird, a Wasaga Beach resident, has received the Alpine Ontario Fasken Volunteer of the Year Award.
Santa Spirit Tour becomes holiday tradition in Collingwoodlands

Santa Spirit Tour becomes holiday tradition in Collingwoodlands

The cancellation of the town's big Santa Claus parade during COVID helped inspire a new neighbourhood tradition
Gayety opens kitschy Christmas-themed pop-up to Collingwood

Gayety opens kitschy Christmas-themed pop-up to Collingwood

The fun pop-up bar is designed to get you into the Christmas spirits
First Shift program gives girls a low-cost intro to hockey

First Shift program gives girls a low-cost intro to hockey

38 local girls are benefitting from this year's program, which includes gear and training to lower the barrier of entry into the sport
Local dancers compete for Canada in Croatia

Local dancers compete for Canada in Croatia

Collingwood's Rylie Gorman and Clearview's Aenea Lakmaaker are part of Team Canada Dance and will be competing at the world championship tap competition next week
Crowds defy winter for return of Craft Beer and Cider Fest

Crowds defy winter for return of Craft Beer and Cider Fest

Collingwood area craft beer and cider makers offered their brews for the return of Collingwood Cider and Beer Fest