News & Notices
A Public Information Centre (PIC) has been scheduled to provide an opportunity for all interested parties to review the alternatives developed for the WTP expansion and to discuss the project with the study team. The PIC has been scheduled for Tuesday March 24, 2020, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Collingwood Public Library, Community Rooms B & C (55 Ste. Marie St, Collingwood, ON L9Y 0W6)
Floods in Ontario are typically caused by melting snow, ice jams, high lake levels, heavy rains and thunderstorms. They can happen at any time of year and in urban and rural areas. Flash flooding can occur in significant rain storms—often with little or no warning.
Experience Collingwood! The Spring & Summer Community Activity Guide is now available online! Biking, Hiking, Sailing, Paddling, Fishing, Trails, Parks, Recreation & Well-being, Vibrant Seasonal Festivals & Entertainment, and so much more. Enjoy the fun of a thrilling Spring & Summer in Collingwood.
Please take notice that Niagara Street will be closed at Huron Street/Highway 26 on Tuesday, March 10 from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM for emergency road paving due to watermain break. Access for local traffic to Niagara Street will be via St. Lawrence Street.
Please take notice that the Outdoor Rink at Collingwood's Central Park is closed until further notice due to current ice conditions. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Please take notice that Heritage Drive, from the Boat Launch Parking Lot to Millennium Park, is closed until further notice due to water on the road caused by snow melt and potential rain. The Town will continue to assess the road and pump out water. Trails remain open up to the Terminals but there are sink holes further into Millennium Park and barricades are in place.
The Town of Collingwood’s Sidelaunch Days Festival, returning to the Collingwood Harbour on August 8 and 9, was recently recognized as a 2020 Top 100 Festivals & Events in Ontario by Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO).
Spring Swim Lesson Registration day is Tuesday, March 10. Registration opens: Online at 6:30 AM, In-Person at 8:30 AM, Phone registrations will not be accepted on March 10. You may call the Parks, Recreation, and Culture office beginning Wednesday, March 11 to register over the phone.
While the risk of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) is currently low for our area and there are no confirmed cases here, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is planning for the potential arrival of widespread community transmission of the virus, and is urging the community to prepare as well.
The Town of Collingwood is committed to being an open and transparent local government. On January 20, 2020, the Town of Collingwood implemented a Lobbyist Registry Program. The Lobbyist Registry is an accountability and transparency tool that allows members of the public to see who is influencing and informing the decisions made by Council and municipal staff.