Municipal Election

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.

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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

Voter Registration

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

    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: 

    Email: election@collingwood.ca
    Phone: 705-445-1030 ext. 3800

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