Municipal Election

Thinking about running for Council? Deadline to submit your nomination is August 19, 2022 by 2:00pm.

Municipal and School Board Elections are held every four years in Ontario, with the next election scheduled for October 24, 2022. This election includes the election of Collingwood Council including the position of Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and seven Councillors, as well as school board trustees.

Members of Collingwood Council are elected through an at large election process, meaning each council member represents all tax payers and residents of Collingwood and not a specific ward or area. 

Nominations will be accepted for the positions listed below during regular business hours beginning Monday, May 2, 2022, with the last day to submit a nomination being August 19, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. (Nomination Day). Those wishing to submit a nomination are encouraged to set up a nomination appointment ahead of time to ensure staff availability by contacting Clerk Services at or by calling 705-445-1030.

Town of Collingwood Council:
Mayor (One Position)
Deputy Mayor (One Position)
Councillor (Seven Positions)

School Board Trustee:    
Simcoe County District School Board (Collingwood and Wasaga Beach) - nominations being accepted in Collingwood
Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board - nominations being accepted in the Township of Springwater
Conseil scolaire Viamonde - nominations being accepted in the City of Barrie
Conseil Scolaire Catholique MonAvenir - nominations being accepted in the City of Barrie

    Candidate Information School Board Trustee Third Party Advertisers

    As the 2022 Municipal Election approaches, this webpage will be updated as information becomes available. Please check back for up-to-date information.

    List of Candidates (uncertified)

    Below is a listing of nominations received to date. Clerk Services will post the name of each nominee having filed the appropriate papers as soon as possible, however, not later than 24 business hours from the day the nomination was received. To view the full nomination and endorsements to the nomination, please visit the Town Hall at 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood.

    Candidate NameDate/Time FiledContact Information
    Mayor (one to be elected)
    Hamlin, Yvonne2022-MAY-02 at 10:26AM


    McLeod, Mariane2022-JUN-16 at 10:42AM

    134 Hume St., Collingwood
    (705) 444-2472

    Sandberg, Norm2022-JUN-08 at 11:53AM

    328 Pine St., Collingwood
    (705) 445-8384 | (416) 303-2254 

    Deputy Mayor (one to be elected)
    Fryer, Tim2022-AUG-05 at 11:09AM


    Madigan, Bob2022-JUL-05 at 9:22AM

    4 Silver Cres., Collingwood
    (705) 606-1924

    Councillor (seven to be elected)
    Berman, Steve2022-AUG-08 at 12:39PM511 Hurontario St., Collingwood
    Chadwick, Ian2022-JUL-27 at 11:16AM225 Hickory St., Collingwood
    705-444-1492 | 705-446-7588
    Doherty, Deb2022-MAY-26 at 4:05PM

    6 Park Rd., Collingwood
    705-444-7274 | 705-321-9774

    Houston, Brandon2022-JUL-15 at 9:37AM73 Glen Rd., Collingwood
    Jeffery, Kathy2022-AUG-08 at 12:33PM

    9 Shannon Crt., Collingwood

    Potts, Chris2022-MAY-05 at 11:52AM

    14 Fair St, Collingwood
    705-445-3925 | 705-441-5576

    School Board Trustee – Simcoe County District School Board (One to be elected representing Area 6: Collingwood and Wasaga Beach) 
    Foley, Mike2022-JUL-22 at 3:53PMWasaga Beach
    Smith, Barbara-Anne2022-JUL-27 at 1:27PMWasaga Beach
    School Board Trustee – Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (One to be elected representing Area 8: Clearview, Collingwood, Springwater and Wasaga Beach) 
    Cooper, Shawn2022-JUN-09 at 11:12AM81 Plewes Drive, Collingwood L9Y 3B7
    School Board Trustee – Conseil scolaire Viamonde (formerly Conseil scolaire de district du Centre Sud-Ouest), Sector 5 (One to be elected representing the Counties of Bruce, Grey, Simcoe & Dufferin)
    Lapointe, Eric R.2022-MAY-02 at 8:41AM37 Hemingway Crescent, Barrie L4N 5G2
    Caruso, Saveria2022-JULY-27 at 2:04PM

    H: 705-733-5244 B: 705-730-3639

    School Board Trustee – Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir (One to be elected representing the area defined as Region of Simcoe-Muskoka)
    Thibideau, Claire2022-JUN-15 at 2:50


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      To help prepare for the 2022 municipal election, the Town asked how you want to vote. Your feedback helped Council decide on the voting methods for the election taking place on Monday, October 24, 2022. 

      Online voting will be available 24/7 from October 8 to close of the election on October 24. 

      In person voting options are available on selected dates and times, using paper ballots. Online voting will also be available at the voting locations.

      More information on voting methods, locations, dates, times, and candidate registration will be available in April.

      Information on the Joint Compliance Audit Committee will be posted as it becomes available.

      We are available to answer your questions about the upcoming municipal election using one of the contact methods provided below, or come see us at the Town Hall, 97 Hurontario Street during regualr business hours: 

      Phone: 705-445-1030 and ask to speak to a Clerk Services representative