News & Notices

IWD 2020
$2500 Raised for My Friend’s House from Collingwood’s International Women’s Day Event
April 17, 2020
Corporate Service

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.

Pints & Poems
Pints & Poems from our Homes
April 16, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

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.

Sue Miller Art
FEATURED ARTIST - Sue A. Miller
April 16, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

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.

Business Recovery
Town of Collingwood’s Economic Support & Recovery Task Force
April 15, 2020
Business Buzz

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
Town of Collingwood facilitates Community Response Roundtable
April 15, 2020
Corporate Service

Social Support groups collaborate to identify and respond to local needs and challenges

Crest
PROCLAMATION - Parkinson's Awareness Month (April 2020)
April 15, 2020
Council

Mayor Saunderson proclaims April 2020 as "Parkinson's Awareness Month" and April 11 as “World Parkinson’s Day” in the Town of Collingwood.

Collingwood.Business Newsletter
Collingwood.Business COVID-19 News & Resource Update #2
April 15, 2020
Business Buzz

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Georgian Trail
NOTICE - Exercise Physical Distancing on Collingwood Trails
April 14, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

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.
Collingwood Commons
Private & Public partnership brings new ecommerce portal to help local businesses sell during COVID-19 crisis.
April 14, 2020
Business Buzz

Several tech experts have been working with the Business Development Centre in downtown Collingwood creating a new digital marketplace that will help businesses.

EPCOR
COVID-19 Relief Measures for Water, Wastewater, and Electricity
April 14, 2020
Public Works

The Town of Collingwood, in partnership with EPCOR, will be waiving late fees for Water and Wastewater billing for 90 days - that means you won’t see any late fees on bills you receive in April, May and June.

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