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Town of Collingwood Restricts Municipal Recreational Facilities Usage to Individuals from Red & Grey Lockdown Areas
November 30, 2020
Corporate Service

Following the recommendations of the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit’s (SMDHU) medical officer of health, Dr. Charles Gardner, the Town of Collingwood will temporarily decline swim registrations or facility bookings from individuals whose primary residence is in a Red (Control) or Grey (Lockdown) Zone as identified in the provincial COVID protocols. Residents from outside of Ontario will also be temporarily restricted at this time. Please note that the Town of Collingwood reserves the right to ask for proof of residency during the booking process.

Dr. Charles Gardner issued an advisory letter to municipalities within the SMDHU recommending that individuals and families in higher transmission areas avoid travel to lower transmission areas (ie. from Red to Orange, from Yellow to Green) except for essential reasons. 

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Recipients of the Order of Collingwood and Companion Announced
November 25, 2020
Corporate Service

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.

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Town of Collingwood Posts Latest Economic Recovery Dashboard
November 23, 2020
Business Buzz

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.

Apply Now for the Downtown Business Improvement Advisory Committee
November 20, 2020
Business Buzz

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
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NOTICE: Heritage Trail and Millennium Park
November 17, 2020
Corporate Service

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.

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Collingwood Launches The Inaugural Craft Beverage Tour Featuring Eight Local Producers
November 17, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

 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. 

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Town of Collingwood - Official Plan Update - Invitation to Attend Public Workshop
November 17, 2020
Planning & Development

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.

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Collingwood area volunteers needed to receive free washing machine filters
November 16, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

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.

GO Get Out
GO Get Out. Town of Collingwood’s New Made-for-COVID Marketing Campaign Takes a Different Approach 
November 13, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

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.”  


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Temporary Disruption of Service Notice - Walnut Trail Pedestrian Bridge
November 13, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

[January 28, 2021] - The bridge replacement has been completed. 

[January 5, 2021] - UPDATE: Please take notice that Walnut Trail will be closed for a pedestrian bridge replacement from Tuesday, January 5 at 8:00 a.m. for approximately 30 days. 

The trail closure is located from Telfer Street to Cameron Street. Alternate access is available via detour from Campbell Street to Walnut Trail. 

For more information or inquiries, please contact 705-444-2500 ext. 3290.