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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

Father-son team cross alpine trek off bucket list

Father-son team cross alpine trek off bucket list

'The roughest roads bring out the best in people,' says avid hiker and area resident, Mike Barlett
'Run for Her' trail run raises money for Ovarian Cancer Canada

'Run for Her' trail run raises money for Ovarian Cancer Canada

On Sept 10, Alicia Tone will run 31 km on the Bruce Trail for the 3,100 Canadian women diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year
Upcoming expo celebrates history of Blue Mountain Pottery

Upcoming expo celebrates history of Blue Mountain Pottery

A celebration of the iconic Canadian pottery first created using clay from Blue Mountain
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