BIA Recruitment
Nominate a BIA Hero in Disguise
August 25, 2020
Business Buzz

Are you a passionate, enthusiastic, creative problem solver?
If you are a commercial property owner or business tenant located in the Downtown Business Improvement Area, and this matches you - Please apply for this opportunity to work with like-minded individuals as a Director of the Board of Management. Businesses may even nominate a dedicated staff member that has the leadership and other skillsets needed!

Parking Downtown
Downtown Collingwood adds app-based Paid Parking option
August 24, 2020
Business Buzz

The Town of Collingwood is adding an app-based parking payment option to paid parking in Downtown Collingwood beginning on Friday, September 4. Parking passes, pay and display, and coin operated payment methods will continue to be available in Downtown Collingwood. This app-based, online-based payment option will enhance the user experience and reduce interactions and touchpoints through the pandemic. Downtown Parking Fees have not changed.

Short Term Accommodations
Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Motels are the only Short Term Accommodations allowed within the Town of Collingwood.
August 19, 2020
Bylaw Enforcement

The Town of Collingwood would like to remind property owners that outside of hotels, motels, and owner-occupied bed and breakfast establishments, Short Term Accommodation (less than 30 days) is not permitted.

Telfer Road
NOTICE - Temporary Road Closure
August 19, 2020
Public Works

Please take notice that there will be an emergency road closure on Telfer Road from Campbell Street to Spruce Street on Thursday, August 20 from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM for a tree removal. This will include a full closure from 76 to 83 Telfer Road. 

Parking Signs
Town Launching Paid Parking Pilot Project on Labour Day Weekend
August 18, 2020
Bylaw Enforcement

The Town of Collingwood is launching a new Paid Parking Pilot Project at Sunset Point Park and Princeton Shores. This pilot will be in operation beginning on Friday, September 4 (Labour Day Weekend) and will test an app-based, online-based payment method for parking that increases the user experience and reduces interactions and touchpoints. Parking fees will be $5.00 per hour, and fees will be waived at the Resident-Only Parking Lot on the east end of Sunset Point Park near the Water Treatment Plant.

Introducing Patiolicious - A Fresh New Way to Taste & Toast Collingwood’s Great Outdoors
August 18, 2020
Business Buzz

Collingwood has embraced the outdoor dining experience in a new way this year! Introducing Collingwood Patiolicious - a fresh new way of experiencing the taste of Collingwood's culinary experts and the creative approach they have taken to their expanded patios. Located on back lots, hidden gardens, main street parking spaces, and other undiscovered areas, these new patios also reflect the artistic creativity that abounds around South Georgian Bay. 

Town Seeks Poet Laureate for 2020 to 2022
August 17, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

Poets with a passion for literary arts and who are willing to act as a champion for poetry and/or the spoken word are invited to apply for the position of Collingwood’s second Poet Laureate. A complete description of the position and details for applying are available online at

Museum Mugs
Curbside pick-up to launch at the Collingwood Museum
August 14, 2020

The Collingwood Museum is pleased to announce that it is taking steps to return to services. While the building is not yet ready to re-open to the public, staff will be offering curbside pick-up, commencing Monday, August 17.

Central Park Arena
Central Park Arena Opening on Monday, August 17
August 14, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

As of Monday, August 17, the Town of Collingwood is pleased to announce the re-opening of Central Park Arena for ice rentals, with a modified schedule of Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM and with special Return to Play instructions. 

Habitat in Towns
Register Now for the Habitat in Towns - Collingwood World Summit
August 14, 2020
Corporate Service

Join the Urban Economy Forum (UEF), in collaboration with UN-Habitat and the Town of Collingwood, for the Habitat in Towns - Collingwood World Summit on Tuesday, September 1 and Wednesday, September 2, 2020. This virtual summit will work toward realizing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), and in particular the urban SDG: creating resilient and sustainable towns and communities.