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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

Grassroots Backpack Heroes invite community over for lemonade

Grassroots Backpack Heroes invite community over for lemonade

A fundraiser this Saturday, featuring a lemonade stand and 'other things' will support a local non-profit in their goal of giving away more than 500 backpacks full of school supplies this year
Local soccer club celebrates over 30 years on the field

Local soccer club celebrates over 30 years on the field

Collingwood United Soccer Club is 'rooted in fun and community,' says president
Annual Farms for Change fundraiser is back for its 13th year

Annual Farms for Change fundraiser is back for its 13th year

'Good old fashioned barn party,' supports 30 good food organizations, including Collingwood's Butterfly Project community pantry
Collingwood student marks 5 years cancer-free at Relay for Life

Collingwood student marks 5 years cancer-free at Relay for Life

Haven Raeburn-Gibson is a 19-year-old student at Collingwood Collegiate Institute and a cancer survivor
Pretty River student brings home silver in national science fair

Pretty River student brings home silver in national science fair

A high school student from Collingwood celebrated a big win last week, bringing home a silver medal at the Canada Wide Science Fair.
Kitchen Angels make hospice patients' final days better

Kitchen Angels make hospice patients' final days better

Volunteers at Campbell House prepare food for residents every day; 'We try to mirror like they are at home'
Decades of tourism drove united approach for South Georgian Bay

Decades of tourism drove united approach for South Georgian Bay

In the 1970s, the formerly named Georgian Triangle Tourist Association was formed, and still exists under a different name and updated mandate today
Pastry chef brings baking workshops to Grey County

Pastry chef brings baking workshops to Grey County

For Lauren Hambleton, baking is about connecting with people through food, so she founded Red Hen Artisanale to do just that.
Collingwood Collegiate Institute student self-publishes first novel

Collingwood Collegiate Institute student self-publishes first novel

The 16-year-old is working on a series of fantasy fiction books that were first inspired by his favourite TV show
Volunteer-run dog rescue looks to collaborate with local businesses

Volunteer-run dog rescue looks to collaborate with local businesses

Free Dem Dogs was founded to ease financial so rescue organizations can focus on what really matters: saving more dogs