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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

COVID-19: Here's the situation in Collingwood today

COVID-19: Here's the situation in Collingwood today

COVID-19 continues to spread in the province, with 151 more lab-confirmed cases reported today. Collingwood General and Marine Hospital reports its staff have completed 108 COVID-19 tests on site since March 16.
Ontario COVID-19 cases tip over 1,000 with today's reported lab tests

Ontario COVID-19 cases tip over 1,000 with today's reported lab tests

The province is reporting another 151 lab-confirmed cases today, which is the week's second-highest single day increase
Ontario COVID-19 cases surpass 1,000 with today's reported tests

Ontario COVID-19 cases surpass 1,000 with today's reported tests

The province is reporting another 151 confirmed cases today, which is the week's second-highest single day increase
Collingwood neighbours surprised this police veteran with a show of heart

Collingwood neighbours surprised this police veteran with a show of heart

After the hardest week of her 30-year career in policing, a Collingwood resident came home to find the heart of her community on her front lawn
Ontario COVID-19 cases tip over 1,000 with today's reported lab tests

Ontario COVID-19 cases tip over 1,000 with today's reported lab tests

The province is reporting another 151 lab-confirmed cases today, which is the week's second-highest single day increase
Canada's longest footpath closed

Canada's longest footpath closed

Bruce Trail Conservancy is urging people to stay off the Bruce Trail in the interest of preventing the spread of COVID-19
Midland reports first two confirmed coronvirus cases

Midland reports first two confirmed coronvirus cases

Healthcare workers feeling the strain, and it's only the beginning, says health unit chief
Health-care workers feeling the strain, and it's only the beginning: Gardner

Health-care workers feeling the strain, and it's only the beginning: Gardner

Local medical officer of health confirms five health-care workers in Simcoe-Muskoka contracted the virus through travel and are self-isolating
Health-care workers feeling the strain as crisis intensifies

Health-care workers feeling the strain as crisis intensifies

Family doctors, hospital physicians and staff, public health employees have all been redeployed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic
Healthcare workers feeling the strain, and it's only the beginning, says health unit chief

Healthcare workers feeling the strain, and it's only the beginning, says health unit chief

Family doctors, hospital physicians and staff, public health employees have all been redeployed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic