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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

Collingwood hospital cites staffing issues for temporary closure of OB unit

Collingwood hospital cites staffing issues for temporary closure of OB unit

The closure is expected to last until 7 p.m. today, according to an announcement by the hospital posted on social media
Resolution 'anticipated' next month for man accused of murdering wife

Resolution 'anticipated' next month for man accused of murdering wife

James Schwalm is facing a first-degree murder charge following the January 2023 death of Ashley Schwalm
Two charged with manslaughter two years after area man dies

Two charged with manslaughter two years after area man dies

Two Toronto residents face charges of manslaughter and drug trafficking after the 2022 death of a 23-year-old Grey Highlands man
Judicial pre-trial begins for area man accused of killing wife

Judicial pre-trial begins for area man accused of killing wife

The judicial pre-trial related to the first-degree murder charge against James Schwalm was before a Barrie Superior Court on May 13
Fire at Collingwood landfill this morning

Fire at Collingwood landfill this morning

Collingwood Fire Department was called to the county landfill this morning
Charges laid after police raid homes in drug-trafficking probe

Charges laid after police raid homes in drug-trafficking probe

The OPP tactical unit was part of the recent raid on two homes in Wasaga Beach
'It's my turn:' MAID helps area woman get the end she wants

'It's my turn:' MAID helps area woman get the end she wants

'I think I've given all my friends and the people around me another gift to take this journey with me,' says 67-year-old who has chosen medical assistance in dying today
Pre-trial continues for abducted woman Elnaz Hajtamiri's ex-boyfriend

Pre-trial continues for abducted woman Elnaz Hajtamiri's ex-boyfriend

Hajtamiri was abducted from a Wasaga Beach home on Jan. 12, 2022, and she hasn't been seen or heard from since, her ex-boyfriend has been charged with first-degree murder
Here are some Livestream links for today's eclipse

Here are some Livestream links for today's eclipse

NASA will be showing the celestial event, and if you want something closer to home you can watch the Tillsonburg view
Area man accused of murdering wife will go to trial

Area man accused of murdering wife will go to trial

James Schwalm appeared in court today to waive his right to a preliminary hearing and proceed to Superior Court
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