News & Notices

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Proclamation - 20th Annual "Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day"
October 20, 2020

Mayor Saunderson proclaims Thursday, October 22, 2020 as the 20th Annual “Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day”.

Collingwood Poet Laureate Claudia Ferraro
Collingwood Celebrates New Poet Laureate
October 19, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

Collingwood, ON [Monday, October 19, 2020] - A poet, writer, student, and advocate for the environment, Claudia Ferraro has had her poetry displayed at the Dalhousie Art Gallery and published in Fathom, a literary magazine for both Dalhousie and King’s Universities of which she is a senior editor and head of their social media and marketing team. 

Ferraro was formally announced as the 2020-2022 Collingwood Poet Laureate during the October 19 Town Council meeting, an honour officially handed over by the Town’s first Poet Laureate Day Merrill, now Poet Laureate Emeritus.   

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Councillor Kathy Jeffery Re-Elected By Federation Of Canadian Municipalities
October 19, 2020

COLLINGWOOD, ON [Monday, October 19, 2020] – Councillor Kathy Jeffery has been re-elected by members of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to serve on its national Board of Directors. As the national voice of local governments, FCM is playing a critical role in supporting cities and communities through the COVID-19 pandemic—while advocating federally for a locally rooted national economic recovery.    

Collingwood Museum
Collingwood Museum to Offer Victorian Halloween Virtual Event
October 15, 2020

Join Collingwood Museum staff on October 29 at 7:00 p.m. to explore the spooky side of the Victorian era through a selection of macabre objects from the museum’s artifact collection. The Victorian Halloween event will be broadcast on Facebook Live, so you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. 

Victorian culture is rich with imagery that we still associate with Halloween today. Whether it's haunted mansions, gruesome medical practices, gothic literature, or elaborate mourning rituals, many Victorian practices can be found in our favourite horror movies and Halloween traditions.

Collingwood Public Library
Collingwood Library Opens Second Floor to Patrons
October 8, 2020

On Tuesday, October 13 the Collingwood Public Library will be reopening the second floor to allow patrons to access the non-fiction sections and computers.  

“After a successful first floor opening and having our elevator serviced, we feel it is time to open the second floor to patrons,” says Chief Executive Officer, Ken Haigh. “This allows for patrons to access more materials on their own and allow for more public computers to be available.” 

Centennial Aquatics Centre
Centennial Aquatic Centre - Swim Lesson & AquaFit Update
October 8, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

As of Thursday, October 15 at 6:30 a.m., the Centennial Aquatic Centre will commence online registration for fall lessons.  The swim lesson schedule will be available to view on Tuesday, October 13 (a selection of classes will be offered with limited spaces) and lessons will begin Tuesday, October 27. 

Prior to October 15, please check into our registration portal, PerfectMind, to either set-up your new account or retrieve your password so that you are prepared for registration day.  Click here for the new account information and the login link to PerfectMind.


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Temporary Road Closure - Balsam Street
October 8, 2020
Public Works

Please be advised that there will be a temporary road closure of Balsam Street from Harbour Street E to Nettleton Court from 8:00 a.m. on Monday, October 19, 2020 to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, October 23, 2020 for water main installation.

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Temporary Disruption of Service Notice - Centennial Aquatic Centre
October 6, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

Please take notice that the Centennial Aquatic Centre will be closed from Tuesday, October 13 at 9:00 a.m. to Monday, October 19, at 8:00 a.m. due to HVAC repairs. 

For any questions or concerns, please contact the facility at 705-444-2500 ext. 3286.

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Notice - Fall Hydrant Flushing
October 4, 2020
Public Works

The Town of Collingwood Water Department completes hydrant flushing in the fall as an important preventative maintenance activity. The process is part of a routine maintenance program necessary to maintain the integrity of the water system and to deliver the highest quality of water to our customers.

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Collingwood Judicial Inquiry Report To Be Released on November 2
October 2, 2020
Corporate Service

The Collingwood Judicial Inquiry will host a virtual public release of the Judicial Inquiry Report on November 2, 2020.