News & Notices
On Friday, April 17, Mayor Brian Saunderson, Fire Chief Ross Parr, and Inspector Mary Shannon (OPP) provided an update to local media via a videoconference that was also livestreamed on Youtube.
As the number of COVID-related cases in our region increases, the County of Simcoe is reaching out to residents to reinforce the importance of following physical distancing measures and general public health guidelines.
The Town of Collingwood is pleased to donate $2500 in proceeds from the March 8th International Women’s Day Panel Discussion & Networking Social to My Friend's House, Collingwood’s local safe haven for abused women and their children.
Open yourself up to the world of poetry in celebration of National Poetry Month. We’ll be wrapping up the "30 Loaves - Bread for the Journey" online poetry project with our second annual Pints & Poems event on Thursday, April 30. Join Collingwood’s Poet Laureate Day Merrill - virtually of course - and read some original poetry or share a favourite published poem. You can also just sit back, listen, and enjoy.
Featured Artist and professional artist and instructor Sue A. Miller is taking time in her art studio these days to create “warm-up” paintings using acrylic ink on yupo paper. Typically an oil painter, this experimentation allows Sue to focus and simplify her process.
On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, Mayor Saunderson kicked off the Economic Support & Recovery Task Force. This group of private and public leaders have been assembled by Town of Collingwood Council and Staff to be the eyes and ears of key business challenges and urgent needs, be advocates and promoters of the resources the Town and its partners are providing, be ambassadors for the needs of the Town’s businesses with other levels of government, and be advisors on the architecture of Collingwood’s economic recovery plan once the COVID-19 crisis passes.
Social Support groups collaborate to identify and respond to local needs and challenges
Mayor Saunderson proclaims April 2020 as "Parkinson's Awareness Month" and April 11 as “World Parkinson’s Day” in the Town of Collingwood.
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New signs have been installed on the Trails with a key COVID-19 safety warning:
- Please keep physical distancing.
- Physical distancing means keeping at least 2 metres apart from ALL others.
- You can still wave, make eye contact, and say hello as you walk by.