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Erika Engel

Erika Engel

Erika Engel regularly covers all things Collingwood as a journalist and the editor of CollingwoodToday.ca

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Recent Work by Erika

Sedatives in opioids part of fatal ‘toxicity crisis,’ nurse says

Sedatives in opioids part of fatal ‘toxicity crisis,’ nurse says

The discovery of the tranquilizer and sedative medetomidine in opioids sold in Toronto this year is one of many revealing an increasingly toxic unregulated drug supply
Parole revoked for man who killed Collingwood woman in 1989

Parole revoked for man who killed Collingwood woman in 1989

James Brown was convicted of killing Debbie Timlock in 1992 and was granted full parole in 2018, which has now been revoked
Local athletes fine tune race form for National Winter Games

Local athletes fine tune race form for National Winter Games

Eight of the 12-member Special Olympics Team Ontario are Collingwood, Blue Mountains and Meaford residents
3 teens charged with assault after fight in intersection

3 teens charged with assault after fight in intersection

A 14-year-old victim was taken to hospital with minor injuries and later released; incident occurred in Collingwood Jan. 25
A 24-hour ski relay event returns to area with $250K goal

A 24-hour ski relay event returns to area with $250K goal

24H Blue MTN supports the local hospital and Special Olympics while also offering more than 350 people a chance to downhill ski all day and night
Hearing planned for Collingwood man accused of killing wife

Hearing planned for Collingwood man accused of killing wife

Prosecution and defence for the case against James Schwalm met with a judge today to confirm the preliminary hearing would proceed in April
UPDATE: Hospital flyover for Rohmer's 100th birthday cancelled

UPDATE: Hospital flyover for Rohmer's 100th birthday cancelled

Flyover planned in Collingwood to mark honourary lieutenant general's milestone cancelled today because of unsafe weather conditions
Air force vet, Avro Arrow worker celebrates 107th birthday

Air force vet, Avro Arrow worker celebrates 107th birthday

Collingwood resident Gerald McCulloch marked another trip around the sun with a party and bagpipe concert
Local woman enlightened by app-making experience

Local woman enlightened by app-making experience

Collingwood's Prabha Mattappally created a simple app to help people read small text in dimly lit restaurants
Man accused of murder in Elnaz Hajtamiri abduction in court today

Man accused of murder in Elnaz Hajtamiri abduction in court today

Pre-trial proceedings are still underway with the next appearance in January, no trial dates set yet
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