Economic Development Action Plan

The Purpose

The Economic Development Action Plan is intended to help guide Collingwood’s economic development activities and priorities over the next four years, with a focus on those action items over which the Town of Collingwood has direct control.


Ensure Collingwood continues to be an increasingly attractive place for investment by existing and new businesses.

View the Economic Development Action Plan

On July 10, 2018, a presentation featuring EDAP and the Business Survey Results was shared with Council.

View the Presentation to Council

Analysis Highlights

  1. Collingwood delivers on lifestyle
  2. People form Collingwood’s core strength
  3. Strong employment sectors exist
  4. Workforce is a key asset

The Action Plan is focused around six main strategic themes, which build on Collingwood’s proven reputation as the sought after lifestyle community. The Action Plan will:

  • Strengthen Collingwood’s existing businesses;
  • Grow start-ups and small companies.