Municipal Election

The provincial election is scheduled for June 2022. For information visit the Elections Ontario website.


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 election@collingwood.ca 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

Upcoming Candidate Information Sessions

Candidate Information Sessions are geared to provide those thinking of running in the upcoming election a better understanding of what to expect if elected, with experts available to address any questions you may have prior to close of nominations. These sessions are being held jointly with surrounding municipalities.

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

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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 10:26AM705-994-5272
connect@yvonnehamlin.com
   
Deputy Mayor (one to be elected)
   
Councillor (seven to be elected)
Potts, Chris2022-MAY-05 at 11:52AM

14 Fair St, Collingwood
705-445-3925 | 705-441-5576
cpottscollingwood@gmail.com

School Board Trustee – Simcoe County District School Board (One to be elected representing Area 6: Collingwood and Wasaga Beach) 
   
School Board Trustee – Simcoe  Muskoka Catholic District School Board (One to be elected representing Area 8: Clearview, Collingwood, Springwater and Wasaga Beach) 
   
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
705-241-8909
ericrlapointe@yahoo.com
   
School Board Trustee – Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir (One to be elected representing the area defined as Region of Simcoe-Muskoka)
   

 

Information contained on this website has been consented to by the candidate in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. In the absence of such information (address, telephone number, etc.), the candidate has either not consented to its release or has not yet completed the required Candidate Information Consent Form.

In accordance with the Town of Collingwood Policy regarding the Use of Corporate Resources for Election Purposes, Town of Collingwood e-mail and voice mail accounts are to be utilized exclusively for Town of Collingwood business. Election campaign related inquires should be directed to the appropriate campaign office.

If you access contact information on the listing above, you will be accessing a candidate's information and will be leaving the Town of Collingwood's website. The email/website/social media that you are about to view is in no way affiliated, maintained or monitored by the Town of Collingwood. The link is meant for convenience only and does not imply endorsement or approval by the Town of Collingwood.

    Login to VoterLookup.ca to confirm you are registered to vote in the Town of Collingwood for the municipal and school board elections. By checking early, you can verify your information and ensure you receive important information on how and when to vote. By logging into VoterLookup.ca, voters can:

    • confirm or update their electoral information
    • add an elector name to an address
    • change school support

    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.