News & Notices
Parking is prohibited in Collingwood on all streets between 1:00 AM and 7:00 AM, from December 1 each year until March 31 in the following year. This is strictly enforced to assist the Public Works Department's snow clearing and winter operations.
Collingwood, ON [25 November 2020] – On behalf of the Town of Collingwood, Mayor Brian Saunderson is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Order of Collingwood and the Companion to the Order of Collingwood.
The October 2020 Economic Recovery Metrics Dashboard is here!
On June 15 2020, Town of Collingwood Council approved the recommendation developed by the 14-person COVID-19 Collingwood Economic Support & Recovery Taskforce. This Task Force of private and public sector leaders worked tirelessly with Town Staff to develop Six Item Action Plan within eight weeks.
The Collingwood Downtown Business Improvement Area (BIA) is recruiting members for the following BIA Advisory Committees:
- Improvement: Governance, Future Planning & Finance
- Beautification: Décor (Seasonal), Signage (BIA) and Garden design
- Maintenance: Safety, Garden maintenance, and Cleanliness/Garbage
- Promotion: Membership Engagement, Marketing, and Even
November 17, 2020
Please be advised that recent weather (as well as an accumulation of effects cause by the high water in Georgian Bay) has compromised the Heritage Drive Trail and areas surrounding Millennium Park.
For the first time, Collingwood’s brewers, distillers and local restaurants have come together to create the Collingwood Craft Beverage Tour. Starting in November, people living in South Georgian Bay have another great reason to Go Get Out and tour, tap, and taste the incredible amazing beverages that are transforming Collingwood into the Craft Beverage Capital of Ontario.
The Town of Collingwood is updating its Official Plan. The Official Plan is the overall policy framework for how land is used in Collingwood and sets out the vision for our community over the next 20 years. The Plan is the guide for managing where, when, and how the Town should grow.
Environmental charity Georgian Bay Forever is expanding its “Divert and Capture” program of installing filter devices to washing machines to divert millions of pieces of microfibre pollution from entering waterways every day and posing a risk to the aquatic food chain.
With help from the Town of Collingwood and a contribution from Environment and Climate Change Canada, The W. Garfield Weston Foundation and other concerned supporters, Georgian Bay Forever is looking for an additional 300 Collingwood households to volunteer to receive a free washing machine filter to divert pollution from the water and participate in drawing attention and action towards reducing this contamination.
An extraordinarily generous gift has begun to benefit the community of Collingwood with the completion of the Di Lorenzo Tree Park. Plans to begin activation from a $500,000 donation from leading Toronto builder and developer, Julie Di Lorenzo, had been somewhat stalled by the onset of COVID-19. However, the tree park was accomplished in 2020, with more plans to follow in the spring of 2021.
The coronavirus pandemic is an odd time to embark on a marketing campaign, there’s no question. The Town of Collingwood’s new campaign, GO Get Out, is in effect custom-made for COVID.
“Our aim is to support Collingwood businesses through this difficult time,” explains Collingwood Mayor Brian Saunderson. “We’re letting people in and around Collingwood know that we’ve still got all this great stuff going on. We’ve got some tremendous things to do, experience and buy that locals don’t know about.”