News & Notices

Awen Gathering Place
Awen’ Gathering Place wins 2020 Parks and Recreation Ontario Provincial Award
February 26, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

The Town of Collingwood is the recipient of the 2020 Parks and Recreation Ontario Award of Excellence for Park Facility Design (population under 100,000) for the Awen’ Gathering Place. Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO) announced the winners of the 2020 PRO Awards on Tuesday, February 11. These provincial awards recognize and honour the outstanding achievements of individuals and organizations that have enhanced the quality of life for Ontario's citizens. The awards will be presented on March 26, 2020 at the 25th Anniversary PRO Educational Forum and Trade Show at the Blue Mountain Conference Centre, Town of the Blue Mountains.

Council
Council Highlights - Monday, February 24, 2020
February 25, 2020
Council

Regular Council meetings are held on the third and fourth Monday of every month in Council Chambers, Town Hall located at 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood at 5:00 PM unless otherwise posted.

Town Logo
Elvis Fest Update
February 25, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

The third and final party identifying an expression of interest to run an Elvis-related event in Collingwood in 2020 has withdrawn their special event permit application, citing that they were unable to secure the talent required to run a successful event and that they were unable to secure an Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE) competition licence for their desired weekend. To accommodate the three interested parties, the Town had put a hold on the rental of the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena for July 24 to 26. This hold will now be lifted allowing the space to return to the rentable inventory to be booked on its standard first come first served basis.

Town of Collingwood thanks departing CAO Fareed Amin for his leadership and vision
February 24, 2020
Council

At the Town Council Meeting on Monday, February 24, 2020, it was announced that CAO Fareed Amin has decided to step down from his leadership role with the Town of Collingwood to focus on family and personal interests.

Pink Shirt Day
PINK SHIRT DAY - Wednesday, February 26
February 24, 2020
Corporate Service

Pink Shirt Day aims to raise awareness and stand together against bullying. Join this global movement and wear a pink shirt on Wednesday, February 26. On this day we celebrate our diversity and promote positive social relationships. Together we can build a community where all members feel safe, valued, and respected. A Flag Raising Ceremony will be held at the front of the Collingwood Public Library starting at 11:00 AM.

Outdoor Rink
NOTICE - Outdoor Rink Closed due to Ice Conditions
February 24, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

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.

Transit Bus
NOTICE - Transit Delays Due To Weather
February 20, 2020
Transit

Please take notice that there are delays on ALL Transit (Bus) Routes in Collingwood today (Thursday, February 20) due to weather and road conditions. Transit users can expect a delay of approximately 20 minutes. Thank you for your patience and understanding as Public Works Crews clear our roads and Transit Drivers manuever through inclement weather conditions.

Council
Council Highlights - Tuesday, February 18, 2020
February 19, 2020
Council

Regular Council meetings are held on the third and fourth Monday of every month in Council Chambers, Town Hall located at 97 Hurontario Street, Collingwood at 5:00 PM unless otherwise posted.

Whiskylicious
Whiskylicious Festival Comes Back to Collingwood
February 19, 2020
Business Buzz

Includes return of the Whisky Walk in Downtown Collingwood

Simcoe Street Theatre
Town of Collingwood continues Simcoe Street Theatre Partnership
February 19, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

As part of the 2020 municipal budget proceedings, Collingwood Council approved the continuation of what had been a two-year theatre management pilot project. Renewed for an additional three years (pending annual budget approvals) the Town of Collingwood through the Parks, Recreation & Culture (PRC) Department will continue to manage the 100-seat black box Simcoe Street Theatre as tenants of 65 Simcoe Street, owned by Richard and Anke Lex.

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