Collingwood Council Approves Relief Measures for Residents and Businesses
March 26, 2020
Council

At the Wednesday, March 25 Special Council Meeting, Town of Collingwood Council approved COVID-19 Relief Measures that will support residents and businesses through these uncertain times.

County Business Survey
How Is COVID-19 Impacting Your Business?
March 25, 2020
Business Buzz

The County of Simcoe has launched a Business Impact Survey with partners.

NOTICE - Procedural By-law Amendment - Meeting Participation
March 24, 2020
Corporate Service

Please take notice that amendments to the Procedural By-law No. 2019-075 intend to be brought forward for consideration to allow for remote participation at a Council meeting during a State of Emergency pursuant to Bill 187, the Municipal Emergency Act, 2020. This will be considered at the Special Meeting of Council scheduled for March 25, 2020.

Wipes
Did you know that the wipes advertised as “flushable” are in fact not flushable? 
March 23, 2020
Public Works

Reminder to Town of Collingwood residents to not flush sanitation wipes down the toilet.

OPP
OPP: Conveniently Report Minor Crimes Online
March 23, 2020
Bylaw Enforcement

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) invite citizens to consider using Online Reporting - a secure, simple, and convenient tool to report minor crimes. opp.ca/reporting

OPP
OPP Takes Steps to Limit COVID-19 Transmission
March 23, 2020
Corporate Service

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is taking action to help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 by restricting the access to its facilities, including detachments, across the province until further notice. The OPP is committed to the health and safety of its members and the public. OPP facilities remain open during regular operating hours, with enhanced screening to ensure the health and safety of the public. Detachment phone numbers are available at opp.ca/detachments. 

NOTICE - Seasonal Hiring temporarily put on hold
March 23, 2020
Corporate Service

Please take notice that seasonal hiring is temporarily put on hold. As you are aware, the COVID-19 pandemic is having impacts around the world. Normally at this time of year, we look forward to our Seasonal employees joining our team and performing work that helps to make Collingwood an incredible place to live, work, and play. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we have been forced to put our seasonal hiring on hold until we know when the season will begin.

Transit Bus
NOTICE - Temporary Transit Schedule In Effect
March 23, 2020
Transit

Please take notice that due to preventative measures being taken to limit the spread of COVID-19 virus, effective Monday, March 23, 2020, Collingwood Transit will be operating its Sunday Schedule on all 7 days of the week. 

Crest
PROCLAMATION - Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness
March 23, 2020
Council

Mayor Saunderson proclaims March 26, 2020 as “Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness” in the Town of Collingwood.

Hospital
Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Confirms First Case of COVID-19
March 20, 2020
Council

Media Release from Collingwood General & Marine Hospital
Friday, March 20, 2020 - Statement from Norah Holder, CGMH President & CEO

"It is important to note that many patients who test positive for COVID-19 will not require hospitalization. Inpatient hospital beds must also be available for patients having other non-COVID related acute conditions. Self-isolation at home, following strict Public Health guidelines will be appropriate for a large number of these patients who will be confirmed in the coming days and weeks." 

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