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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

New grilled cheese competition promises 'cheddar' days ahead

New grilled cheese competition promises 'cheddar' days ahead

April would be a gouda time to cheese the day in Thornbury and a grate opportunity to eat local
'Healthy Hiker' plans to trek the entire 900-kilometre Bruce Trail

'Healthy Hiker' plans to trek the entire 900-kilometre Bruce Trail

Area woman plans to walk the Bruce Trail starting May 1 to raise money for women's shelters
Area alpine skier racing for Canada at Paralympics

Area alpine skier racing for Canada at Paralympics

'I am able to fulfill my lifelong dream of going to the Olympics,' said Gosselin, who lost her shoulder to bone cancer when she was 18 years old
Volunteer answers 'calling,' travels across region to help at vaccine clinics

Volunteer answers 'calling,' travels across region to help at vaccine clinics

'We genuinely believe that this is important, and we need to help in some small way,' says volunteer Jody Mayhew
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
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
Sharing their sweet lifestyle career is the bees knees for area couple

Sharing their sweet lifestyle career is the bees knees for area couple

A bees nest discovered on a countryside property became a catalyst for a beekeeping business that is intentionally wild
Old steel tugboat transformed into 'personal floating cottage'

Old steel tugboat transformed into 'personal floating cottage'

'I just love the freedom I feel on it, I can go anywhere. I found paradise,' said owner who is taking his pride and joy to Midland for TugFest 2021
Passion for home motivated career and volunteer work for housing activist

Passion for home motivated career and volunteer work for housing activist

'I truly believe that volunteerism is the rent that we pay for the place we occupy on earth,' says Marg Scheben-Edey
New craft beer brewers putting their thirst for adventure into a can

New craft beer brewers putting their thirst for adventure into a can

Rally Beer Co. was founded to inspire people to get outside, get moving, celebrate their wins, and have some fun