Economic Development Action Plan
The Purpose of the Plan
The Economic Development Action Plan is intended to help guide Collingwood’s economic development activities and priorities for five year periods, with a focus on those action items over which the Town of Collingwood has direct control.
- Read the latest Economic Development Action Plan (approved 2020)
- Discover more on Engage Collingwood
The Power of Place
In 2019, Maclean's magazine named Collingwood the 22nd Best Community to Live in Canada. The magazine noted that two-thirds of our residents work where they live, right here in Collingwood - an unusually high proportion for an Ontario Town of our size. Think there's a correlation between those facts? When you love where you are, it creates a power of place that's nothing less than magnetic.
1 Plan, 3 Goals
This Action Plan zeroes in on just three key points - those that will best help us drive econonic success in our municipality.
A Thorough Plan
Town's staff consulted with the business community and the Mayor's Advisory Team on Economic Development to develop a clear vision, measurable goas and an actionable plan. These are detailed in the full report which includes sections on:
- Building on Success
- Developing the Plan
- Establishing the Groundwork
- Setting Goals and Objectives
- Measuring Success
- Getting the Work Done
Keeping It Simple
An inspiring 4 page summary of the full report has been created as a quick and easy reference.
Getting Down to Action
A multi-year, 1 page action plan was created to help get the work done. With 3 Goals representing 20 action items grouped under 8 objectives, the plan provides a roadmap for activating the plan including key partners and success measures.