NEW: Meet the Candidates sessions are being hosted by the Chamber of Commerce on September 27 - Mayor and Deputy Mayor Candidates and September 29 - Councillor Candidates from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at the Royal Collingwood Legion, 490 Ontario Street, Collingwood. For more information visit the Chamber of Commerce Calendar at https://www.collingwoodchamber.com/chamber-calendar.cfm
Nominations for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election are now closed. A certified list of all candidates has been provided below.
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.
Town of Collingwood Council:
Mayor (One Position)
Deputy Mayor (One Position)
Councillor (Seven Positions)
School Board Trustee:
Simcoe County District School Board (English Public)
Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (English Separate)
Conseil scolaire Viamonde (French Public)
Conseil Scolaire Catholique MonAvenir (French Separate)
Are you on the Voters List?
Login to www.collingwood.ca/VoterLookup2022 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 in voters can:
- confirm or update their electoral information
- add an elector name to an address
- change school support
As the 2022 Municipal Election approaches, this webpage will be updated as information becomes available. Please check back for up-to-date information.
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. Eligible electors will be able to cast their ballot utilizing a digital ballot over the internet or by paper ballot.
Paper Ballot with Tabulators & Electronic Ballot Marking Device:
Collingwood Public Library, 55 Ste. Marie Street, Collingwood, ON
Saturday October 8, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday October 12, 2022, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday October 15, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday October 19, 2022, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday October 22, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Voting Day: Monday October 24, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Internet Voting Period:
Vote anytime, anywhere using your own personal device. Internet voting opens October 8, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. and closes October 24, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
Collingwood Public Library: Access to electronic devices to cast a ballot utilizing internet voting will be available on the dates and times provided for Paper Ballot voting.
A Voter Information Letter will be mailed to all eligible voters that are on the voters list as of September 1 that contains instructions on how and where to vote. Confirm you are on the voters list by visiting www.collingwood.ca/VoterLookup2022.
Free Public Transit
Municipal transit is free of charge on Election Day (October 24, 2022) to assist electors in getting to the polls. There is a bus stop located adjacent to the Collingwood Public Library (55 Ste. Marie St., Collingwood) with the last pickup at approximately 8:35 p.m. that evening. Buses stop at the library approximately once an hour. More frequent buses may be caught at the Collingwood Bus Terminal located at the intersection of Second St. and Pine St. For further information visit www.collingwood.ca/public-transit
To find out more visit Engage Collingwood at engage.collingwood.ca/2022-municipal-and-school-board-elections
Meet your certified candidates
|Candidate Name||Date/Time Filed||Contact Information|
|Mayor (one to be elected)|
|Hamlin, Yvonne||2022-MAY-02 at 10:26AM|
|McLeod, Mariane||2022-JUN-16 at 10:42AM|
|Sandberg, Norm||2022-JUN-08 at 11:53AM|
|Councillor (seven to be elected)|
|Baines, Christopher||2022-AUG-19 at 9:34AM|
|Berman, Steve||2022-AUG-08 at 12:39PM||511 Hurontario St., Collingwood|
|Chadwick, Ian||2022-JUL-27 at 11:16AM||225 Hickory St., Collingwood|
705-444-1492 | 705-446-7588
|Dickenson, George||2022-AUG-18 at 12:13PM||Collingwood|
|Doherty, Deb||2022-MAY-26 at 4:05PM|
|Ecclestone, Cam||2022-AUG-10 at 9:28AM|
|Houston, Brandon||2022-JUL-15 at 9:37AM||73 Glen Rd., Collingwood|
|Jeffery, Kathy||2022-AUG-08 at 12:33PM|
9 Shannon Crt., Collingwood
|Johns, Steve||2022-AUG-17 at 2:10PM||45 Kirby Ave, Collingwood|
|Perry, Steve||2022-AUG-19 at 10:57AM|
|Potts, Chris||2022-MAY-05 at 11:52AM|
|Ring, Rob||2022-AUG-18 at 2:05PM||9 McKay Court, Collingwood|
705-445-5636 | 705-445-2496
|School Board Trustee – Simcoe County District School Board (One to be elected representing Area 6: Collingwood and Wasaga Beach)|
|Foley, Mike||2022-JUL-22 at 3:53PM|
|Halimic, Al||2022-AUG-16 at 3:39PM|
|Lima, Bob||2022-AUG-12 at 2:42PM||Collingwood|
|Smith, Barbara-Anne||2022-JUL-27 at 1:27PM||Wasaga Beach|
|Stukas, Audrey||2022-AUG-16 at 10:03AM||603 Tenth St., Collingwood|
|School Board Trustee – Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (One to be elected representing Clearview, Collingwood, Springwater and Wasaga Beach)|
|Belvedere, Diane||2022-AUG-18 at 2:34PM||758 Mountain Rd, Collingwood L9Y 5G1|
|Cooper, Shawn||2022-JUN-09 at 11:12AM||81 Plewes Drive, Collingwood L9Y 3B7|
|Eby, Heather||2022-AUG-11 at 3:55PM||5 Graham Street, Springwater L0L 1P0|
|Fraser, Carol||2022-AUG-19 at 10:09AM||6263 33/34 Nottawasaga Sd Rd., Clearview L0M 1S0|
|Kenny, Kelly-Anne||2022-AUG-18 at 5:01PM||19 Pinery Drive, Minesing L9X 0C3|
|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)|
|Caruso, Saveria||2022-JULY-27 at 2:04PM|
H: 705-733-5244 B: 705-730-3639
|Lapointe, Eric||2022-MAY-02 at 8:41AM||37 Hemingway Crescent, Barrie L4N 5G2|
|School Board Trustee – Conseil scolaire catholique MonAvenir (One to be elected representing the area defined as Region of Simcoe-Muskoka)|
|Thibideau, Claire - Acclaimed||2022-JUN-15 at 2:50 PMfirstname.lastname@example.org|
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To view a candidates full nomination and endorsements, please visit the Town Hall at 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood.
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 ext. 3800
Information on the Joint Compliance Audit Committee will be posted as it becomes available.
All financial statements submitted by candidates and registered third party advertisers are available on the Town’s website at 2018 Municipal Election - Financial Statements or by clicking on the name of the candidate or registered third party advertiser in the below chart.
Below you will find a summary of the financial statements received and whether they met the filing requirements outlined in Municipal Elections Act. There is a 30 day grace period for those who miss the deadline to file a financial statement, provided that the candidate pays a $500 late filing fee to the municipality.