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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

Minh's owner cooking for customers like he would for family

Minh's owner cooking for customers like he would for family

Leaving behind a bank job in Toronto, Minh Le is working hard to follow his passion by opening a Vietnamese restaurant
Kids' donation to animal shelter ends on a high note

Kids' donation to animal shelter ends on a high note

Birthday money, lemonade stand profits, and piggy banks – kids in the community keep turning up with donations for the Georgian Triangle Humane Society
Making mattresses out of milk bags: area volunteers weave mats for a good cause

Making mattresses out of milk bags: area volunteers weave mats for a good cause

Since 2008, a community of volunteers, schools, churches, community groups and businesses across Canada have been involved in the MILKBAGSunlimited project
Local baker rolls out tips for baking gingerbread cookies for Christmas

Local baker rolls out tips for baking gingerbread cookies for Christmas

Paula Stickley of Paula’s Pantry and Gifts shares her secrets
Collingwood youth club 'sways from the norm' to raise money for those in need

Collingwood youth club 'sways from the norm' to raise money for those in need

The Interact Club of Collingwood is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Collingwood and South Georgian Bay
Local women find power (to help) in numbers

Local women find power (to help) in numbers

Founded in 2017, the South Georgian Bay chapter of 100 Women Who Care has contributed $265,300 to charities in the community
New book pays tribute to the Tremont and the artists who call it home

New book pays tribute to the Tremont and the artists who call it home

The official Book Launch will take place at the Tremont in Dec. 2 and will be open to the public
Seed of an idea grew fast into couple's plant-based food truck side hustle

Seed of an idea grew fast into couple's plant-based food truck side hustle

'It doesn’t matter if you are strictly vegan or you’re just wanting to dabble here and there, we wanted to make it easier,' say the owners of a new food truck called VeganCo.
Local 'Irish' husky is a canine lifesaver

Local 'Irish' husky is a canine lifesaver

Local dog, Fionn, regularly donates blood to the Canadian Animal Blood Bank, which is used to help other dogs who need transfusions
Pumpkins' roots run deep at Currie's Farm

Pumpkins' roots run deep at Currie's Farm

Farming pumpkins at Currie's Farm Market is a 'labour of love' with a sweet end-of-season treat