News & Notices

Accessible Taxi Service
Town of Collingwood Resumes Accessible Taxi Service
December 4, 2020
Transit

As of December 3, 2020, the Collingwood Accessible Taxi service will be back in full operation for the members of the community.  On November 23, 2020 Council Resolved to approach Ace Cabs to negotiate a short-term agreement to continue the operations of the Accessible Taxi service in the short term.  

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Snowmobiling in the Town of Collingwood
December 2, 2020
Parks, Recreation, & Culture

We would like to remind everyone that snowmobile trails are not open and anyone accessing closed trails is subject to charges for trespassing. We are working closely with the local OPP and the Blue Mountain Snowdrifters Snowmobile Club to address this issue, as there is zero tolerance for snowmobiling on closed trails.

For specific trail availability information, please consult the OFSC interactive trail guide (ITG) at www.ofsc.on.ca prior to accessing snowmobile trails.

Free Winter Parking
Free Holiday Parking in Town of Collingwood
December 2, 2020
Bylaw Enforcement

The Town of Collingwood will offer free holiday parking in metered areas and municipal lots from Monday, December 7, 2020 to Monday, January 4, 2021. 

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Town Recreational Facilities Closed on December 1, 2020
December 1, 2020
Corporate Service

Due to inclement weather and the safety of our patrons, the Town of Collingwood has closed ALL recreational facilities on Tuesday December 1, 2020.

EDAP Plan
Approved: Economic Development Action Plan
December 1, 2020
Business Buzz

On November 23, 2020, Council approved a new 5-year Economic Development Action Plan.  

Snow Removal
Winter Operations & Snow Removal
December 1, 2020

Your Questions Answered - Which Streets Get Plowed/Sanded First? Why Does The Plow Fill My Driveway? Can The Town Clear My Driveway Out? Why Does It Seem To Take So Long To Clear My Street? What Do I Do If My Street Was Missed By The Plow? and more details here:

https://www.collingwood.ca/town-services/roads-transportation/winter-operations-snow-removal

 

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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. 

Winter Parking Restrictions
Winter Tow Zone - Overnight Parking Restrictions
November 26, 2020
Bylaw Enforcement

Parking is prohibited in Collingwood on all streets between 1:00 AM and 7:00 AM, from December 1 each year until March 31 in the following year. This is strictly enforced to assist the Public Works Department's snow clearing and winter operations.   

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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.

Dashboard Metrics
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.

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